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

Financial Report:

That the Financial Report be approved as presented.

Moved by Sam Laurin

Seconded by Carl McIntyre Carried

Co-ordinator’s Report: Read

Old Business:

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


New Business:

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