January 19, 2022 MRDC Regular/Virtual Board Meeting Minutes
Meridian River Development Corporation
A non-profit Entity of The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa
I. Call to Order
Chairman Cloar called the meeting of the Meridian River Development Corporation Board of Directors to order at 9:55 am. Also present online for this virtual meeting were Bemetra Salter Liggins, Ben Dachepalli (online), Lorena Hardwick, Parker Homans, Billi Johnson-Griffin, and legal counsel, Ricardo Gilmore.
II. Approval of Minutes
A motion to approve the Minutes from the May 20, 2020 regular meeting was made by Director Hardwick, seconded by Director Johnson-Griffin:
Director Cloar - Yes
Director Salter Liggins - Yes
Director Dachepalli - Yes
Director Johnson-Griffin - Yes
Director Homans - Yes
Director Hardwick - Present
III. Public Forum
- There was none to come before this forum.
IV. New Business
Attorney Ricardo Gilmore opened the floor for nominations for the position of President.
Director Salter Liggins nominated Director Cloar for President of the Board of Directors of the Encore Affordable Housing Development Corporation. There being no other nominations the floor closed.
Attorney Ricardo Gilmore opened the floor for nominations for the position of Vice-President.
Director Johnson-Griffin nominated Director Salter Liggins for Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Encore Affordable Housing Development Corporation. There being no other nominations the floor closed.
James Cloar is elected President. Bemetra Salter Liggins is elected Vice-President.
There being no further business to come before this Board, the Chair adjourned the meeting at 9:57 am.
Approved this 19th Day of January 2022.