Executive Meeting – March 2015
MONDAY MARCH 2nd, 2015
6:30 p.m. BIA OFFICE
Present: Chair Riley Hatherall, Vice Chair Shelley Cumberland, Treasurer Adean McQuaig, Carl McIntyre, Karen Thompson, Cindy Wolfe, Sam Laurin, Chuck Barkley, Monique Wissink
BIA Coordinator: Grace McDonough,
Regrets: Director Bill Ewing
Call to order 6:00pm
Declaration of Pecuniary Interest or Conflict of Interest: None
Confirmation of the Agenda: Additions Deletions, or Amendments
Review and Approval of Last Executive Minutes: None
That the minutes dated February 2nd, 2015 be approved as circulated.
Moved by Carl McIntyre
Seconded by Shelley Cumberland Carried
Business arising from the Minutes: None
That the Financial Report be approved as presented.
Moved by Sam Laurin
Seconded by Carl McIntyre Carried
Co-ordinator’s Report: Read
Vacancy on Board of Management
That the vacant Directors’s position on the Morrisburg Downtown Business Improvement Area Board of Management be filled by Chuck Barkley
Moved by Sam Laurin
Seconded by Carl McIntyre
Proposed Tax increase on Businesses in the Plaza.
Discussion, Action: to monitor situation and be prepared to comment to Municipality if necessary.
Letter & Report from Municipality on Tourist Information
Washroom – existing washroom to be upgraded for use by the public this summer season.
Action: Coordinator to contact Home Hardware re, dispensers, hot water tank, and contact individuals regarding installation of door and paint work.
Booth at Home & Trade Show, DBIA will have booth and Coordinator will contact businesses regarding what they contribute to the display.
Ribfest – The Morrisburg DBIA will host a Pork Fest on August 22, 2015
Action: Coordinator to seek approval for and assistance with Donation in Kind from the Municipality. Form Pork Fest committee from membership, contact vendors.
Antiquefest – Cruise In and Entertainment
Action, Coordinator to contact Car Clubs and secure entertainment for Saturday and Sunday.
Corus Radio – Advertisement with Corus radio will continue to be event driven
Banking, new signing officers to attend bank and sign paperwork authorizing them to sign on behalf of MDBIA.
Levy, Coordinator write to Municipality requesting 10,000.00 draw on 2015 levy.
Meeting Adjourned to the call of the Chair at 7:30pm
Next meeting will be April 13th, 2015 at the BIA office, 99 Main Street, Morrisburg