OFFICE: 315 3rd Street, Suite E
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Members Present: Ron McLin, Bill Cuppy, Tom
Black, Paulette Fischer, Susie
Smith, Nicole, Keith Breiter for Aaron Pai, Connie Pedenko, Lee
Love, Rob Kee
(excused), Craig Franz, Aaron Pai
Call to Order: Ron called the meeting to
order at 2:06 PM. Ron & Susie are conducting the meeting in place
of Brett Barnes, who is out of town
Ron welcomed all
Board Members and had everyone introduce themselves and give three
goals and / or objectives for the BID for the next six (6) months to
a year ' Comments on file
Approval of 10-27-09 Minutes
Item 6B is
incorrect. Bill didn't volunteer to run Downtown specific Plan
Committee. Steve was the one who offered to lead the task
force. Motion by Bill Cuppy motioned to approve the minutes
with corrections. Susie seconded / motion
Financial Report- Nicole Topor
reported that the bank balance is currently $69K. Discussion
ensued regarding administration expenses. It was suggested to
create a timeline of budgeted events. Nicole asked the BID
Board Members to review the financials and ask any questions the
week PRIOR to the meeting, so she can do any required research.
Also requested the same courtesy with the Minutes. Bill motioned
to approve the financial report. Susie seconded / motion
(Susie / Connie):
Moving along per Susie:
on Craig's list to recruit artists (large response)
Need more businesses to host artists from 6-9 PM on 3rd
maps (winter / summer)
Distribute flyers during SCN
Rob mentioned the idea of recruiting students from the art institute
and different colleges.
was suggested that City help with costs.
Ron wants banners for next Halloween
Ron motioned to approve budget $1000 to be added to the Art Walk
budget to hang banners on Main Street for Art Walk (generic info on
banner for extended use) in January. Bill seconded / motion passed.
Vouchers (Tom Black):
Thursday Dec. 3 at 10AM with Harbor Distributing Taxi Services at
Crabbys. Harbor Distributing will provide the funding for the BID
City Council (Ron McLin):
Ron reported 50
cent vouchers (up from 25 cents). Parking is now $2/day vs.
$1/day. There is a combo pack pass. Parking structure is $15
daily and $17 on weekends. Lowered 1st & 2nd
hours and goes up to $3/hr starting 3rd hr. Raises costs
to businesses. $125 to $150 for annual pass; $15 to $20 for monthly
pass. Life guard station will issue passes. Effective date is
President's request (Connie Pedenko):
force with Bill as leader and Nicole and Stephanie on the committee.
Brett requested to have report by December 15, on the research of
other BID or 501c By-Laws on election processes, etc. Susie
suggested that By-Laws be on February's agenda.
Report (Rob Kee):
to centralize all communications
volunteer with Light of Love folks
request to move Meeting Date and Time to 3rd
Wednesdays @ 1:30pm starting in January and have December Dark
to start new meeting dates in 2010 for every 3rd Wed. at
1:30 PM (Jan 20th is first mtg.); Tom seconded / motion
passed. Ron motioned not to go dark in December. Tom seconded /
motion passed. Ron invited the BOD to conduct the December meeting
at Longboards, which was unanimously approved.
will meet on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month beginning in
Purpose Handout (Connie Pedenko):
and Purpose task grid and listed anticipated due dates. Completion
dates will be added to spreadsheet. Susie wants someone to take
over property owners list to communicate with them. Economic
Development (Simone) is supposed to contact property owners. Ron
went through entire list and discussed item by item.
reported SCN committee consists of Susie Smith, Bill Cuppy, Les
Draper and Bob Hoxsie, Karen Gabelhouse, Connie Pedenko and City
Staff. Meeting Date is Tuesday Dec 8 @ 2pm at BID office
Adjournment ' Next meeting, Wednesday December 16, 1:30pm,
Board meeting TBA.