Beach Downtown Business Improvement District
Board Agendas & Minutes
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 Directors Meeting Minutes
Present: Steve Daniel, Ron McLin, Bill Cuppy, Brett Barnes,
Bob Bolen, Steve Grabowski, Susie Smith & Connie Pedenko
Absent: Stephanie Inbody, Tony Motakef (excused absence)
Steve Daniel- Opened meeting at 3:05 PM
RE: Approval of Minutes-03-18--08
' Motion to Approve by Bill, 2nd Ron , motion passed
RE: Financial Report- Steve G.
' Steve G. expressed that all future financial reports go out
directly from him.
' No financial report was reported or submitted for file
' Assessment financial figures that are due the BID were discussed
and Steve G. wanted clarification on just how this is to be billed.
The conclusion was to bill out what has been spent.
RE: Old Business
' Chili At The Beach-Susie reported the event is going
according to plan and the Ambassadors all have their assigned task.
The goal is to make this event as financially self sufficient as
' City/BID Surf City Nights agreement- Bob Bolen took the lead in
the discussion, where he identified many areas in the agreement that
made no sense, which the Board members agreed He also pointed out
the organizations liability insurance may not be enough to cover an
accident of great magnitude. The agreement is to be reviewed by the
BID'S attorney and Steve D. will formulate a letter to the city,
with the assistance of Bob Bolen.
' Business Development Committee-Was tabled again for further Board
RE: New Business/Non Agenda
' Surf City Nights-Connie reported that she met with the
Music Factory to go over more details on the upcoming, Surf City
Idol Contest. Open discussion on the cost of the weekly
entertainment, and seeking out an alternative solution to cut costs.
Susie is to take the lead and Connie to assist.
Connie has negotiated with the Farmers Market Coordinator, Lee
Ostendorf, to take responsibility of the weekly porter service for
the event, which will save the BID $576.00, monthly.
' Downtown Specific Plan meeting- discussion on the downtown
parking needs. It has been determined that Bob and Bill Cuppy will
spearhead some discussion groups with the downtown merchants and the
Meeting Adjourned - 3:30 PM. Next meeting Tuesday, May 20th 2008
at IHop at 1:30 PM