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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 Directors Meeting Minutes



Present: Steve Daniel, Ron McLin, Tony Motakef, Brett Barnes, Bill Cuppy, Stephanie Inbody, Susie Smith & Connie Pedenko


Absent:  Bob Bolen & Steve Grabowski


Presentation By: Jerry Huffman, President, James T. Holden, Marketing Director, & Seth Schiller of Captive Media Marketing. The presentation was seeking endorsement of  a 'Surf City TV Co-Op investment for Video Display showcase advertising. Steve Daniel suggested CMM come back with a quote that would include a BID Member Business Directory.


Steve Daniel -Opened the Meeting 2:20pm


RE: Approval of Minutes-07-22-08

'        Motion to Approve by Susie, 2nd Bill, motion passed


RE:  Financial Report- Steve D. Presented:

'         The 2008/2009 Budget Proposal-previously approved-On File

'         Copy of Invoice assessment dues Invoice #71108 Dated 06-30-08 in the amount of $29.165.53 and Invoice #70909 Dated 8-15-08 in the amount of $20, 436.23- On file

'         Balance sheet as of August 19, 2008-Full presentation packet on file.


RE:  Old Business

  • Management & Cost Sharing Agreement-To be reviewed once again, prior to signing next week.

'         Block by Block cleaning/safety program proposal review- Still no proposal in

'         General Membership meeting review- minutes on file


RE: New Business

  • Surf City Spirit-Susie reported the event name was not 'Love Surf City Style, and presented a few of the concepts.  The date of February 14th was voted down and Susie to come back with a new possible date. Proposed event budget on file
  • 2nd Annual Taste of New Zealand-Susie reported she met with Nova from the city to go over the BID role in the September 20th & 21st event.  The BID will be coordinating the fashion show.  The city to handle all costs for the stage and any equipment.
  • 2009 Street Closures was not addressed


RE: Non agenda Item

  • Surf City Nights-open discussion on rules and regs, entertainment, and vendors.  Call for a special discussion meeting with Lee Ostendorf, Farmers Market Coordinator to be set for September 2nd. Second point of discussion will be results of a meeting held with a Lt. Mike Reynolds in regard to Food Beverage establishments over serving Alcohol and establishments legal capacity of customers.


Meeting Adjourned ' 3:30 PM. Next meeting Board Meeting, Tuesday, September 16th 2008 at IHop at 2:00 PM






Connie Pedenko, Executive Director

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412 Olive Street, Suite 149 Huntington Beach, CA  92648