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The Downtown Huntington Beach Business Improvement District is a business organization, dedicated to enhancing the downtown business environment by providing opportunities, service, information, and encourages businesses to work together for their collective best interest. It perpetuates the spirit, values and vision that a community must exercise in order to achieve an exemplary life style.


                                            HBDBID BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEETING MINUTES


Date: 11-27- 07




Present:  Ron McLin, Brett Barnes Steve Garbowski, Stephanie Inbody, Bill Cubby, Tony Motakef Connie Pedenko


Absent: Steve Daniel, Bob Bolen, Susie Smith


Ron Mc Lin Opened meeting at 2:20 PM



RE: Approval of Minutes-10-11-07


  • Motion to Approve Stephanie, Brett 2nd, motion passed


RE:  Financial Report- Steve G.


  • Motion to approve budget as presented Ron, 2nd Stephanie, motion passed

(budget on file)

  • Connie asked that we budget $50.00 a month, for gasoline for the SCN

       generators.  Motion to approve Stephanie, 2nd Brett, motion passed

  • Connie reported a sponsorship in the amount of $2,500, from Edison, for  Halloween and $2,400 form Star Buck Corp. for SCN.
  • Connie to ask the city to identify who has not paid this years BID dues and ask if we can get DBID business names to accompany the payment check when there are submitted to the BID.


RE:  Old Business


  • Halloween, Connie Stated the layout will need tweaking next year to fit the current fire lines. 
  • Board approved to pay for a shuttle in the amount of $1,200 for the Feb. Surf City Marathon, and will plan on having table at the event to hand out literature
  • No word to date about extending the March 8th Woody car show to a second day, the city will wave the event fee for the second day
  • Connie to research if Paintball will be taking place in 2008. BID will take a table but will not pay for a shuttle.
  • Connie explained that the BID is to abide by the Brown Act, since the BID is part of a redevelopment agency and 501C6 organization, which was newly imposed this year.
  • The required organizations General Liability Insurance coverage amount, to be clarified by the city.  Connie to ask Nova


RE: New Business


  • Board reviewed suggested revision of By-laws to include the increased number of

Board seats.  Connie presented a more detailed set of By-laws to not only reflect the future, but to give more clarification on the policy and procedures, on the voting process.  Finalization tabled until the December 18th 2:00PM Board meeting.



  • Stephanie asked if it a possibility to take SCN off of the 1st block and just compact it in the 2nd and 3rd block.  Open discussion was to find the feasibility of doing that and how it would affect the income to the Farmers Market Coordinator.  Connie reminded the Board that would affect the BID opportunity to generate income to offset costs.  Connie to speak with the Farmers Market Coordinator.


RE:  Non- Agenda Items


  • Stephanie suggested the BID have a mixer. A Date was set for January 12th location to be determined. It will be a combination of welcoming the new board members, General membership meeting, and a social. It will be considered BID Board member Appreciation event.


RE: Adjournment 3:30- Next Board meeting December 12th 2:00PM at IHop







Connie Pedenko, Executive Director

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