Southampton BIA Meeting Minutes, June, 2019

Southampton Business Improvement Area Board Meeting: June 17th, 2019

MinutesSouthampton BIA OfficeADOPTED, July 15, 2019IN ATTENDANCE:Dave Rudell, Justin Niklaus, Bruce Martin, Chris Robinson, Carolyn Grainger-Wilson, John Rich.Regrets: Paul Schendle1.CALL TO ORDERThe meeting was called to order at 10:59 a.m.2. DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST – None3. BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES – The board will delay acquiring a corporate credit card for Heather until her replacement is found.4.ADOPTION OF MINUTESThat the minutes of the May 20, 2019 meeting, there being no errors, omissions or corrections, be adopted.Moved by: JustinSeconded by:JohnAll in favour – yes
5.CHAIR REPORT BY DAVE – Chamber of Commerce will only do the Santa Clause Parade in Southampton every other year alternating with Port Elgin. Bruce and Dave propose the BIA Board become more active in the Santa Clause Parade for the future and potentially making it a budget item.6.TREASURER REPORT BY BRUCE -Motion that the June 17, 2019 treasurer’s report be adopted. Moved by: JohnSeconded by:ChrisAll in favour – yes7.SPECIAL EVENTS & MARKETING COMMITTEEThe meeting minutes from June 06, 2019 were reviewed*Board to suggest to Committee Chairs about speaking to other organizations/clubs for volunteers. Look into developing a budget plan for honorariums to accomplish this.8.STREETSCAPE & BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEEThe meeting minutes from June 10, 2019 were reviewedBruce will be meeting with Amanda on June 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM to discuss the critical path towards potential redesign of High Street. The need for a meeting with the BIA membership to focus the vision for the plan is required. To be scheduled before July 1st or after the summer, preferably September.