Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District

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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.





Present: See Attendance Sheet on file



RE: Open Meeting-Steve Daniel

  • Self Introductions


RE: Financial Report-Steve Daniel

'        BID waiting for $40,000 assessment funds to arrive.  The Board submitting a proposed budget to the city for 2008/2009, which includes Surf City Nights, BID Board waiting for approval

  • Steve will be contacting city council members in regard to the city and the BID's

financial contribution to Surf City Nights. He will express the need for the Bollards, that were previously budgeted in redevelopment funds. A suggestion was made that the BID have an alternative plan to the free 2 hour parking during SCN, in order to alleviate the $22,000 financial obligation.


RE: Old Business:

  • Susie Reported on the success of the Chili At The Beach event
  • Surf City Nights continued discussion.  Lt. Mike Reynolds from the Police Department, said the entertainment has caused some 'choke points' with the guests walking in the street. BID will be handling the entertainment at the beginning of the new fiscal year in October.


RE:  New Business:

  • General Election-Steve Daniel announced the nominating committee-Ron Mc Lin,

Steve Grabowski, Nicol Topor, Tony Metokef and Steve Daniel and Connie Pedenko in an

advisory capacity.

  • Steward Program- Ron McLin not in attendance to report
  • Taste of New Zealand-Susie reported the BID will be handling the Fashion Show portion of the event. Susie is going to inquire about Miss HB participation in the Fashion Show.


RE: Non Agenda-

  • Reynolds talked about an article done in the Register Newspaper. He said, the information was obtained by a local reporter, by doing a walk along with the foot beat officers at 10:00pm. Further discussion on the subject will be addressed at a Board of Directors meeting.


Meeting Adjourned:  6:30 PM. Next General Membership meeting to be announced. Please visit HB Downtown for all BID activities.






Connie Pedenko, Executive Director

Cell (714) 655-0569 E-Mail

412 Olive Street, Suite 149 Huntington Beach, CA  92648