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June 19, 2019 Open Board Meeting Minutes

September 01, 2019 3:14 PM | Anonymous

L5P Biz Assoc-Open Board Minutes 6-19-2019

  • Meeting called to order-3pm

  • Introductions

  • Discussion on ways to increase general membership dues

    • How can biz assoc make becoming a member enticing? 

    • How can we show transparency in regards to where funding is allocated?

    • What leverage does the biz assoc have to make changes including beautification, city works related issues?

    • Will we develop a business association member sticker or flyer for businesses to place in their windows?

    • Will we create a “welcome wagon” committee to visit with individual businesses in person?

  • Officer T. Gissler dropped into meeting for an informal check-in

    • Advises anyone who calls 911 to leave their name or else their concern is pushed further down in the queue

    • Asks for philosophical direction in regards to approaching certain vendors in the neighborhood and not others depending on their relationship with specific L5P business owners 

    • Informs that the closing of the city jail has been causing issues in regards to the types of crimes/criminals officers will arrest 

    • Criminal trespassing complaints can be made electronically and are necessary for APD to have a record of repeat offenders

    • How does the biz assoc feel about the APD van being parked in the neighborhood?

  • Ed Rucker is set to present on behalf of Skinny’s Hot Chicken at the July general member meeting

    • The biz assoc has secured a lawyer in preparation for any potential legal disputes

  • The business association has not voted to become a member of the L5P Alliance at this time

  • The Starbucks on Moreland Ave is now reopen 

  • Treasurer’s Report

    • $193-Mini Precinct Fund

    • $565-General Fund

    • $20,385-Halloween Fund

  • Meeting adjourned-4:07pm

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