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.
BID Meeting Minutes
Present: Susie, Bill,
Connie, Stephanie, Steve, Aaron, Michael, Lee & Nicole
I. Open Meeting-2:08 Susie opened the meeting
Everyone welcomed Nicole
Topor aboard as the new BID Secretary
Shirley Dettloff from the
Boys & Girls Club gave a presentation regarding a major project
called 6.37. The project is to raise $6 mil to build a new
center at GWC.
Ron suggested a street
closure during the 10,000 boards in the Sand Project September
II. Approval of Meeting Minutes- Lee motioned to approve the
minutes from 02/17/09 meeting & Bill seconded them.
III. Financial Report- Stephanie reported there was $59,000.
in the bank & $65,000. in assessments. SCN brought in $3,600. for
the month of February but the expenditures are getting higher
IV. Old Business
A. Maintenance Partnership
Concept Update- Bill reported that the Memorandum of
Understanding between the City of HB & the Downtown BID has been
termed to the legalese. A lot of the items in the Memorandum he
does not agree with but spoke to Nova and she said they were
changing some items in there. He also reported that the city has
drastically changed the zoning. The city plans to have this
Memorandum in front of city council by their May meeting.
Uncertain if the BID needs to vote this subject in' The map ran
up to 6th Street but it should be changed it up to Pecan. Bill
asked that the board write their name on comments on the map &
drop it off to his office. The city increased services but did
not increase money. $162,000.00 is currently the cost of
pressure washing. Bill priced pressure washing at $80k & $60k on
porters leaving $22k for extra porters on Tuesday nights &
possible more street closures.
B. New BID Logo- Stephanie passed out a copy of the new logo. It
was in black & white so the board was inquiring the colors
C. Chili @ the Beach- Lee reported 7 restaurants confirmed:
Duke's, Gallagher's, Longboards, No Ka Oi, Sharkeez, Kristi's
Catering, and the HBFD. Nine probably but only 15 maximum
contestants. Deadline for BID members to confirm a space is
April 16th. Michael reported that Sunday entertainment is a go &
40 bikes will be there too.
D. Downtown Property Owner Update- Susie reported is still
trying to get the list of property owners through the city to do
mailers & to list vacancies on BID website.
E. BID Office Equipment- Connie reported she still needs a file
cabinet and a phone. Aaron said he has an extra filing cabinet
that he can have delivered to the office.
F. Stakeholders Meeting- Connie reported she had a handful of
rsvps and CIN had just rsvp'd before she left for the meeting.
V. New Business
A. Public Hearing March 25th
1:30 Room B-8-Conditional Use Permit for a commercial 620 Sq
foot, single story building located on the southerly portion of
Platform No. 1 on the municipal Pier.
Meeting Adjourned at 3:30 pm- Next Meeting April 21, 2009 @
2:00pm at Ihop
Meeting Round Rules
*Respect each other's time: be on time
and stay for the entire meeting
conversations *State your position first then explain the point (agenda items)
*Help create a
nonjudgmental environment where ideas have value and creativity is encouraged
*Hold all non-agenda
items until the entire agenda has been addressed *Turn off cell phones
* The Bid President
will manage the discussion in order to achieve meetings goal