Minutes of a Special City Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 2:00 PM

Present: Mayor ProTem Rogers Badgett, Chris Johnson, Maureen Wynne, Steve Boss
Absent: Mayor Robert Wynne, Tim Fitz-Randolph
Also Present: Dr. Kent Boyum, Kathy Petersen, representative of Maharishi Foundation, members of the community

Planning Session 2, Northwest Campus Redevelopment—A second planning session for the development of the Vedic Pandit campus took place. Working name of the project will be “Vedic Pandit Campus Redevelopment Area”. Maureen Wynne presented a draft RFP for review. There was a detailed discussion of draft Development Objectives prepared by Rob Ruvin for the RFP.  Discussion took place about community visioning and consensus for the development project. Widespread public participation in the vision including from MVC residents, area businesses, MUM and Fairfield community, and broader community around the country who supported construction of the campus will begin as soon as possible, rather than in January 2020 as in the draft timeline in the RFP. Discussion about unique qualities of Maharishi Vedic City and data on demographics, housing requirements and affordability. 

The next planning session will be Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at 2 pm at City Hall.

Mayor ProTem adjourned the meeting.

Robert G. Wynne, Mayor
Kathy Petersen, City Clerk

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