Farmington council may make Maxfield developer choice

After interviewing four firms, Farmington city council members may on Tuesday choose one to develop the long-vacant Maxfield Training Center property on Thomas Street.

The only specific agenda item for a special 6 p.m. meeting held via Zoom is a motion directing city administration to “engage a developer to move forward with negotiations to draft a purchase/development agreement” for the 3-acre property.

Council members met on January 7 with representatives from Robertson Brothers Homes, River Caddis Development, SDC Ventures, and PVL Farmington. All responded in November to a Request for Qualifications; their responses are posted on the city’s website.

The council’s 7 p.m. regular meeting agenda includes:

  • Ratifying the city manager’s appointment of Theodore Warthman as Public Safety Director
  • Scheduling a public hearing on February 16, 2021 for public comment on the proposed Program Year 2021 Community Development Block Grant application
  • Awarding the multiyear Public Works and City Hall HVAC Improvement Project to Diversified Heating & Cooling in the estimated amount of $294,759
  • Approving Change Order No.3 and Construction Estimate No. 8 (Final) for the Mayfield Street reconstruction

The full agendas and supporting materials are posted at

The remote meeting is open to the public. Learn how to participate here:,-2021.aspx.

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