Board of Directors Meeting: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Members Present:      Karin, Sandra, Linda, Brian, Annie, Tracey, Vincent, Anita, Kate

Guests Present:         Ed Cannon, Town Liaison

                                    Gary Green, Prospective Board Member

 

  • Meeting called to order: 6:03 p
  • Accepting of minutes, financial report, and director update from November
    • Motion of approval: Vince
    • Seconded: Karin
  • Board positions available and board size:
    • So long as serving members are active and interested, there isn’t an interest in growing the board size at this time.
    • Curtis Smelker was nominated to continue his term on the board
      • Motion: Sandra
      • Seconded: Tracey
    • Election of Officers
      • Brian Graves elected as President
        • Motion: Linda
        • Seconded: Sandra
        • Approved unanimously
      • Vincent Gentry elected as Vice President
        • Motion: Linda
        • Seconded: Karin
        • Approved unanimously
      • Sandra Wolfe elected as Treasurer
        • Motion: Vince
        • Seconded: Tracey
        • Approved unanimously
      • Kate Clifford elected as Secretary
        • Motion: Sandra
        • Seconded: Tracey
        • Approved unanimously
      • Ed Cannon:
        • Ed introduced his role as the town liaison in order to clarify roles of the Town/Main Streets/Chamber of Commerce
        • MOU to be created in order to delineate areas of concentration so as to avoid duplication of effort
        • Action Item: Group of WMSP to meet with Ed and his team to consolidate efforts made by Town and WMSP
        • DDA Update: Goal is to establish a DDA in Wellington by 2020 (see handout given by Ed for further definition of the purpose of the DDA)
      • Sheryl Trent:
        • Sheryl Trent will facilitate the WMSB Retreat
        • Date: 1/9/18 from 3p – 8p
        • Action Item: Please provide Sheryl with response to the survey and the Results of the Strengthsfinder test prior to the Board Retreat
      • Concert Planning Committee update:
        • Rebekka Kinney shared the recent developments of the concert committee planning sessions (see 12/12 Agenda for specifics)
        • Board Discussion notes:
          • Anita reminded that the aims of the concert committee is to act as vehicle in order to carry forward our mission of WMSP
          • The notion was presented to shift from the fundraiser mentality and develop the sponsorship strategy further
          • This committee will pilot the use of Slack as a communication and collaboration tool, in order to provide data for a February demo to the Board
        • Directors Update:
          • Annie reminded of the time or membership renewal
          • Annie will contribute to a monthly article in the North Forty as the voice of Wellington Main Streets Board (to coordinate with the communications office of the city)
          • 5k from DOLA Minigrant–ideas for use?
          • Board needs to think of Goals to work on/Workplan 2019
          • .5k and Brewfest are a fundraiser for Main Streets. Do we want to allocate these funds to a particular purpose? For now general fund, but can discuss specific purpose options.
        • Regular Meeting Adjourned at 8:00p
          • Motion to adjourn: Karin
          • Seconded: Sandra
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