The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic health and climate of the

Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica.

 

MSBIA Board Meeting

Wed, Jan. 9th, 2018 10am-12pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Accai, Simons, Turner, Bohannon, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)            

5.             Finances

6.             Remarks – Chair

 

1.     Buy Local Sponsorship

a.         To discuss and approve the MSBIA's partner sponsorship of $2,750 for the  Most Loved Santa Monica Businesses 2019 contest and campaign.

 

2.     New Board Member Search

a.         What are we looking for in an MSBIA board member?

b.         What kind of time commitment can we reasonably expect?

c.         Potential candidates?

                                                        i.         Eligibility requirements  

 

3.     2019 Legislative Platform

a.         Vacancy Tax discussion

                                                        i.         What have other cities done?

                                                       ii.         Potential pitfalls?

                                                     iii.         How best to communicate this to The City?

b.         CUP restriction relaxation

                                                        i.         Potential positives?

                                                       ii.         Potential negatives?

                                                     iii.         How best to communicate this to The City?

c.         Variance for sound ordinance to allow amplified music

                                                        i.         Potential positives?

                                                       ii.         Potential negatives?

                                                     iii.         How best to communicate this to The City?

                                                     iv.         Cost?

d.         Public Art + Beautification projects

                                                        i.         Light boxes

                                                       ii.         Street lamps

                                                     iii.         Flags similar to Pico

                                                     iv.         Private Property / Beautify Earth

 

 

4.     Informational Item

a.         Venice Homeless Housing project

 

5.     Last Sundays

a.         Moving forward

 

6.     Main Street Rewards Program

a.         Selling & distributing cards

                                                        i.         Farmers Market

                                                       ii.         Online

                                                     iii.         Events

                                                     iv.         SMTT

                                                       v.         OPA

                                                     vi.         Hotels

                                                    vii.         Apartment / Condo complexes

                                                  viii.     Reselling them at the merchant level

1.         Proposed revenue split

2.         Letter approval

 

7.     Soulstice 2019 discussion

 

a.         Financial Goals

b.         Changes needed to meet those goals

 

8.     Farmers Market

a.         Intern program

 

9.     BID Shuttle Program

a.         Approval to being formal discussion with staff and agencies

 

10.  BID Lighting/Sound quotes

a.         Update

 

II.            Other

 

III.           Government Affairs

                            

IV.           General Street Issues

 

VI.           Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

e. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.          Expenses

 

VIII.    Closing

a.         Next board meeting Tue. 2.6.19 @ 10am : Lula, 2720 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405

b.         Next general meeting: TBD

c.         For the good of the order – adjourn

The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic health and climate of the

Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica.

 

 

MSBIA Board Meeting

Wed, Dec. 18th, 2018 10am-12pm | Enterprise Fish Co., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Accai, Simons, Turner, Bohannon, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)            

5.             Finances

6.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

 

1.     Soulstice 2019 discussion and contract approval

 

a.         Financial Goals

b.         Changes needed to meet those goals

c.         Producer agreement discussion

d.         Action item: Approve Beach Native Marketing 2019 contract for $18,000

 

II.            Other  

 

III.           Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

IV.           Expenses

 

V.            Closing

a.         Next board meeting Tue. 1.2.19 @ 10am : Lula, 2720 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405

b.         Next general meeting: TBD

c.         For the good of the order – adjourn

 

The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic health and climate of the

Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica

MSBIA Board Meeting

Wed, Dec. 5th, 2018 10am-12pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Accai, Simons, Turner, Bohannon, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)            

5.             Finances

6.             Remarks – Chair

 

1.     New Board Member Search

a.         What are we looking for in an MSBIA board member?

B.         What kind of time commitment can we reasonably expect?

 

2.     Main Street Rewards Program

a.         Selling & distributing cards

                                                        i.         Farmers Market

                                                       ii.         Online

                                                     iii.         Events

                                                     iv.         SMTT

                                                       v.         OPA

                                                     vi.         Hotels

                                                    vii.         Apartment / Condo complexes

                                                  viii.     Reselling them at the merchant level

1.         Proposed revenue split

 

 

3.     Last Sundays

a.         December 30th programming

 

 

4.     Holiday Event Recap

a.         What went well? What could have been improved upon?

 

 

5.     Soulstice 2019 discussion

 

a.         Financial Goals

b.         Changes needed to meet those goals

C.         Producer agreement discussion

 

 

6.     Farmers Market

a.         Intern program

 

7.     BID Shuttle Program

a.         Approval to being formal discussion with staff and agencies

 

8.     BID Lighting/Sound quotes

a.         Approval to begin process for attaining a variance for amplified music

 

 

II.            Other

 

III.           Government Affairs

                                Extending CUP sunset limits

                            Vacancy Tax Discussion

                            IZO or Similar to relax CUP restrictions on Main St.

                            

 

IV.           General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio Visual

 

VI.           Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.          Expenses

 

VIII.    Closing

a.         Next board meeting Tue. 1.2.19 @ 10am : Lula, 2720 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405

b.         Next general meeting: TBD

c.         For the good of the order – adjourn

MSBIA Board Meeting

Wed, Nov. 7st, 2018 9:30am-11:30am | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Accai, Simons, Turner, Bohannon, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)            

5.             Finances

6.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

1.             Priorities Meeting Recap

a.         Draft Budget Review & approval

 

2.             Main Street Rewards Program

a.         Overview

b.         Best Practices

c.         Issues thus far

D.         Selling and distributing cards

                                                        i.         Farmers Market

                                                       ii.         Online

                                                     iii.         Events

                                                     iv.         SMTT

                                                       v.         OPA

e.         What do you need as a merchant? One sheet distribution, staff handouts

 

 

3.             Holiday Event

4.         Last Sundays

a.         Recap on events thus far

b.         Merchant Feedback?

c.         For next month and moving forward

 

4.     Howl-O-Ween Event Recap

 

6.     Soulstice 2019 discussion  

 

7.     Farmers Market

a.         Intern program

 

8.     BID Shuttle Program

 

9.     BID Lighting/Sound quotes

 

II.            Other

 

III.           Government Affairs

        Letter to Rick Cole review and approval

 

IV.           General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio Visual

 

VI.           Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.          Expenses

 

VIII.    Closing

a.         Next board meeting Tue. 12.5.18 @ 10am : Lula, 2720 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405

b.         Next general meeting: Tue, November 13TH @ 630PM TBD Location

c.         For the good of the order – adjourn

The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic health and climate of the Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica.

 

MSBIA Board Meeting

Wed, Oct. 3rd, 2018 9am-1pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Accai, Simons, Turner, Bohannon, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)  

5.             Finances

6.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

1.     Priorities Meeting

a.     Prelim Budget Review

b.     Board appointments

c.     Staff Reviews

                  i.         Staff Self Review – Breakdown of time and efforts due at priorities meeting

                 ii.         Staff evaluations completed anonymously by board members due next board meeting

 

2.     COAST Event

 

3.     Main Street Rewards Program (10m)

a.     Overview

b.     Best Practices

c.     Issues thus far

d.     Selling and distributing cards

                                            i.         Farmers Market

                                                      ii.         Online

                                                     iii.         Events

                                                     iv.         SMTT

                                                       v.         OPA

e.     What do you need as a merchant?

 

4.     Twilight Concert Series

a.     How can MSBIA help make this more successful?

b.     How can we benefit from the TCS?

 

 

5.     Last Sundays (10m)

a.     Recap on events thus far

b.     Merchant Feedback?

c.     For next month and moving forward

 

6.     Howl-O-Ween Event (5m)

 

7.     Holiday Event (5m)

 

8.     Soulstice 2018 Recap/2019 discussion (10m)  

a.     What went well? What did not go well?

b.     For next year…

 

9.     Farmers Market

a.     Little Main St.

b.     Change to RFP process for food vendors. Approve letter of support.

 

10.  BID Shuttle Program

 

11.  BID Lighting/Sound quotes

 

II.             Other

a. Where Magazine

 

III.            Government Affairs

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio Visual

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.           Expenses

 

VIII.          Closing

a.     Next board meeting Tue. 11.6.18 @ 10am : Lula, 2720 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405

b.     Next general meeting: Tue, November 13TH @ 630PM TBD Location

c.     For the good of the order – adjourn

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MSBIA Board Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 11th, 2018 10am | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Accai, Simons, Turner, Bohannon, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)  

5.             Finances

6.             Remarks – Chair

 

1.     Priorities Meeting, Choose Date & Time

a.     Board appointments

b.     Staff Reviews

               i.         Staff Self Review – Breakdown of time and efforts due at priorities meeting

                       ii.         Staff evaluations completed anonymously by board members due next board meeting

 

2.     COAST Event

a.     How can MSBIA help make this successful?

b.     TUP and process moving forward

 

3.     Main Street Rewards Program (10m)

a.     Overview

b.     Best Practices

c.     Issues thus far

d.     Selling and distributing cards

                                                        i.         Farmers Market

                                                      ii.         Online

                                                     iii.         Events

                                                     iv.         SMTT

                                                       v.         OPA

e.     What do you need as a merchant? One sheet distribution, staff handouts

 

4.     Twilight Concert Series

a.     How can MSBIA help make this more successful?

b.     How can we benefit from the TCS?

 

5.     Last Sundays (10m)

a.     Recap on events thus far

b.     Merchant Feedback?

c.     For next month and moving forward

 

6.     Howl-O-Ween Event (5m)

 

7.     Holiday Event (5m)

 

8.     Soulstice 2018 Recap/2019 discussion (10m)  

a.     What went well? What did not go well?

b.     For next year…

 

9.     Farmers Market

a.     Little Main St.

b.     Change to RFP process for food vendors. Approve letter of support.

 

10.  BID Shuttle Program

 

11.  BID Lighting/Sound quotes

 

II.             Other Updates

 

III.            Government Affairs

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio Visual

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.           Expenses

 

VIII.          Closing

a.     Next board meeting 10.3.18 @ 10am : Lula, 2720 Main St. Santa Monica, CA 90405

b.     Next general meeting: Tue, November 13TH @ 630PM TBD Location

c.     For the good of the order – adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, Aug. 9th, 2018 10am-12pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Simons, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, 3per brown act.)

5.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

1.     Discovery Maps

 

 

2.     General Meeting Agenda Review

a.     Board Elections

b.     Priorities

c.     Rewards

d.     Soulstice 2019

e.     Other

 

 

3.     Main Street Rewards Program

a.     Update

b.     Who’s signed up already? Is there a better way to collect info? How can we increase participation?  

c.     Card design finalization PMEC meeting 7/17

d.     Selling cards: Website CC processing. Where? How? How much?  

                

 

4.     Last Sundays

a.     Recap on third event

b.     Merchant Feedback?

c.     For next month…

 

                            

5.     Howl-O-Ween

 

 

6.     Holiday Event

 

7.     Community Partners

a. Farmers Market

 

 

8.     BID Shuttle Program

Double decker form lax to main street

Evan from beautify earth

 

 

9.     Soulstice 2019 Discussion

a.     What went well? What did not go well?

b.     For next year…

c.     Finances

 

 

 

II.             Other Updates

 

III.            Government Affairs

a. BID Leader Meeting Notes for Sept.

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio Visual

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

 

VII.           Expenses – Board Approval Needed

 

 

VIII.          Closing

a.     Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 9.5.18 @ Lula

b.     Next GENERAL meeting: 630pm-830pm 8.27.18 @ T.B.D.

b. For the good of the order – adjourn

 

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 10am-12pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Simons, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, 3per brown act.)

5.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

1.     Soulstice 2018 Recap (15m)  

a.     What went well? What did not go well?

b.     For next year…

c.     Finances

 

 

2.     4th of July Parade Recap (5m)

a.     What went well? What did not go well?

b.     For next year…

 

 

3.     Main Street Rewards Program (5m)

a.     Update

b.     Who’s signed up already? Is there a better way to collect info? How can we increase participation?  

c.     Card design finalization PMEC meeting 7/17

d.     Selling cards: Website CC processing. Where? How? How much?  

                

 

4.     Last Sundays (5m.)

a.     Recap on third event

b.     Merchant Feedback?

c.     For next month…

                            

 

5. Community Partners

a. Farmers Market

 

 

5.     BID Shuttle Program

Double decker form lax to main street

Evan from beautify earth

 

 

II.             Other Updates

a. Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

 

 

III.            Government Affairs

a. BID Leader Meeting Notes for 7/17 (Hall 5min)

 

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio Visual possibilities

 

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

 

VII.           Expenses – Board Approval Needed

 

 

VIII.          Closing

a. Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 8.8.18 @ Lula

b. For the good of the order – adjourn

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 10am-12pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, 3per brown act.)

5.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

1.     Soulstice 2018 Meeting (45m)  / Sound? / printing / rogue stage? / sponsor goal is $35K $40k is current / 89 vendor booths is over budget already in a good way.

Expenses: $95569 total / $7K net profit expectation as of today

 

2.     Freebird Rides Soulstice Participation / put on website? / DTSM has issue with uber / 228 main st.

 

3.     BIRD Scooter / mono-culture of cars is failing / off street at night /

 

4.     Mainopoly Recap

a.     Merchant feedback

b.     Financials / $3300 this  year / $2500 less this year / Need brainstorming session for next year

 

5.     Fiscal Agent Extension Letter Approval

a.     Draft for board approval / Approved

 

 

6.     4th of July Parade

a.     MSBIA Participation / Goals

 

7.     Main Street Rewards Program (5m)

a.     Update

b.     Who’s signed up already? Is there a better way to collect info? How can we increase participation?  

c.     Card design finalization

d.     Selling cards: Website CC processing. Where? How? How much?  

                

 

8.     Last Sundays (5m)

a.     Recap on second event

b.     Merchant Feedback?

c.     For next month…

                            

 

9.     Business’s not active in BID (5m)

a.     How can we serve them better?

 

8. Community Partners

a. Farmers Market

Little Main Street expectations

Signs

b. Chamber of Commerce

c. SMPD

 

                9.  BID Shuttle Program

 

II.             Other Updates

a. Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

b. Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

 

III.            Government Affairs

a. BID Leader Meeting Updates (Hall 5min)

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio possibilities

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.           Expenses – Board Approval Needed

a.     Marketing Expenses. (Web, Print, etc.)

 

VIII.          Closing

a. Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 7.3.18 @ Lula

b. For the good of the order – adjourn

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 10am-12pm | Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)  

5.             Remarks – Chair

 

 

1.     Main Street Rewards Program (5m)

a.     Update

b.     Who’s signed up already? Is there a better way to collect info? How can we increase participation?  

c.     Card design finalization

d.     Selling cards: Website CC processing. Where? How? How much?  

                

 

2.     Mainopoly (5m)

a.     Update

 

 

3.     Soulstice (5m)

a.     Update

 

 

4.     Last Sundays (5m)

a.     Update

b.     Thoughts on first event?

c.     Merchant Feedback?

d.     For next month…

                

 

5.     Gilena Simons Mixer (5m)

a.     Date/Time

                                

 

6.     Business’s not active in BID (5m)

a.     How can we serve them better?

8. Community Partners

a. Farmers Market

Update on Jodi Low meeting

Little Main Street expectations

b. Chamber of Commerce

c. SMPD

 

 

II.             Other Updates

a. Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

b. Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

 

III.            Government Affairs

a. BID Leader Meeting Updates (Hall 5min)

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

d. Audio possibilities

 

V.             New Board Member Search

a. Update

b. What do we expect as an organization?  

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.           Expenses – Board Approval Needed

a.     Marketing Expenses. (Web, Print, etc.)

 

VIII.          Closing

a. Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 6.6.18 @ Lula

b. For the good of the order – adjourn

 

The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic

health and climate of the Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica.

 

General Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 6pm-8pm

The Victorian, 2640 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)              

4.             Remarks – Chair

 

I.               General Discussion Topics

 

1.     Main St. Loyalty Program (Hall/Rice 5m)

a.     What are you (the merchants) willing to offer? What is the best way to get this info? Online form? Paper form?

b.     Card design

                                                        i.         Similar to national parks pass - Example

c.     Selling cards. Where? How? How much?

d.     Benefit of OPA membership

                

2.     Mainopoly (Spin/Hall/Rice 5m)

a.     New potential format this year (Spin PR – 5m)

 

3.     Soulstice (Hall/Rice 5m)

a.     Review results of 4.10.18 City Council meeting

b.     Street closure: What does that mean for the merchants?

c.     Merchant suggestions and concerns

 

4.     Monthly Street Events (Hall/Rice 5m)

a.     Review general scope of monthly sidewalk sale

b.     Review general scope of HH Crawl

c.     Starting date for each

d.     Merchant Feedback

                                                        i.         Ideas, thoughts and concerns

                

5.     Gilena Simons Mixer (Simons/Hall/Rice 5m)

a.     Date/Time

                

 

6.     Bird Scooters (Hansen 5m)

a.     Best Practices / Possibilities

 

7.     Business’s not active in BID (Hall 5m)

a.     How can we serve you better?

 

9. Most Loved Santa Monica 2018 recap (Rice 5m)

a. Results

b. Event on 5.1.18

 

10. Cannabis on Main St. (Hall/Bellinger – 5m)

                a. What do merchants think? What are the concerns?

 

II.            Other Updates

a.     Window art installations – Hall (2 min)

a.      

 

III.           Government Affairs (Hall 5m)

a.     BID Leader Meeting Updates

b.     Minimum Wage Increasing 7.1.18

 

IV.           General Street Issues (Hall 5min)

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

 

V.            New Board Member Search (Hall 5min)

a. Discussion

                What are we looking for? What are the requirements?

b. Q&A

 

VI.           Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VIII.    Closing

a.     Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 5.7.18 @ Lula

b.     Next General Meeting TBD. Estimate 7.11.18

b.   For the good of the order – adjourn

The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic

health and climate of the Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica.

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 10am-12pm

Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

1.             Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.             Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.             Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.             Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)  

5.             Remarks – Chair

 

I.               4.11.18 General meeting items to prepare info on and discuss

 

1.     OPA Partnership (5m)

a.     What are merchants willing to do? How are we going to get this info?

b.     Card design

c.     Selling cards. Where? How? How much?

d.     Benefit of OPA membership

                

2.     Mainopoly (5m)

a.     New format this year – Spin PR to explain options at Gen. Meeting

 

3.     Soulstice (5m)

a.     Review agenda item for 4.10.18 council meeting

b.     Review results of 4.10.18 meeting at general meeting.

c.     Street closure: What does that mean for the merchants?

 

4.     Monthly Event (5m)

a.     What’s the plan?

b.     Merchant Feedback?

                

5.     Gilena Simons Mixer (5m)

a.     Date/Time

                

6.     Bird Scooter (5m)

a.     Carl Hansen

                

7.     Business’s not active in BID (5m)

a.     How can we serve you better?

 

8. Community Partners

a. Farmers Market

b. Chamber of Commerce

9. Most Loved Santa Monica 2018

a. Results

b. Event on 5.1.18

 

10. Cannabis on Main St.

                a. What do the merchants think? What are their concerns?

11. Review & Approve Agenda

 

II.             Other Updates

a. Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

b. Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

 

III.            Government Affairs

a. BID Leader Meeting Updates (Hall 5min)

 

IV.            General Street Issues

a. Trash

b. Lights

c. Vagrants & Menaces

 

V.             New Board Member Search

 

VI.            Interested Parties

a. City liaison – E. Cavicante

b. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c. Board Members Open Forum

d. Committee Reports

e. OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f. Additional business and public comment

 

VII.           Expenses – Board Approval Needed

a.     UPDATE on status of lighting maintenance contract.

b.     Marketing Expenses. (Web, Print, etc.)

c.     Office

 

VIII.          Closing

a. Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 5.7.18 @ Lula

b. For the good of the order – adjoun

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, Mar 7th, 2018 10am-12pm

Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

1.     Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.     Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.     Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.     Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)  

5.     Remarks – Chair

 

6.     Community Partners

a.     BIRD Scooter Presentation + Discussion

                                               i.         Carl Hansen

 

b.    Sweet Rose Creamery

                                               i.         New Merchant Introductions

 

c.     Farmers Market

                                               i.         ED’s review of time spent

                                             ii.         Banner review

                                            iii.         Music

                                           iv.         Other possible entertainment

 

d.    Most Loved Santa Monica 2018

                                               i.         Recap + Stats

 

e.     Montana Avenue Merchants Association (MAMA

                                               i.         Update on workshop plan

 

f.     Friends of OPA program

                                               i.         Goal

                                             ii.         Implementation

                                            iii.         What needs to happen now

 

7.     Expenses – Board Approval Needed

                                               i.         Speakers Estimate

                                             ii.         Fee Alvi + Carol Incontro Contract Terms Review

 

8.     Other Updates

a.     Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

                                               i.         Meeting with council members

 

b.    Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

                                               i.         Window Graphics Progress

 

9.     Events

a.     Mainopoly

                                               i.         Discussion

 

b.    2018 Soulstice update & discussion– Hall / Rice (10 min)

                                              i.         UPDATE

1.     Council Member Meetings

2.     Fire Dept. meetings

3.     Budget

 

c.     TUP amendments-what’s the plan now? Discussion (5 min)

                                               i.         UPDATE from City

 

d.    Gilena Simons Mixer

                                               i.         Date

                                             ii.         Invites

 

e.     General Meeting Dates + Yearly Meeting Date

                                               i.         Discussion

 

9.     Government Affairs

a.     Top 5 issues of BID’s review for Chamber BID Meeting– Hall (5 min)

                                                                 i.         Update

 

10.  General Street Issues

a.     Trash

b.    Lights

c.     Vagrants & Menaces

                                               i.         Police Patrol Update

 

11.  New Board Member Search

a.     Discussion

                                               i.         Plan of action

                                             ii.         Suggested board members

                                            iii.         Bios of current board members for website to be approved

 

12.  Office use + expense

a.     Discussion

 

13.  LA Marathon

a.     Street Cleanliness Morning Of Marathon

 

14.  Interested Parties

a.     City liaison – E. Cavicante

b.    SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c.     Board Members Open Forum

d.    Committee Reports

e.     OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f.      Additional business and public comment

 

15.  Closing

a.     Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 4.4.18 @ Lula

b.    For the good of the order – adjourn

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Special Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, Feb 27th, 2018 10am-10:30am

Enterprise Fish Co., 174 Kinney St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

 

 

 

1.     Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.     Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.     Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per  brown act.)

4.     Remarks – Chair

 

5.     Expenses – Board Approval Needed

 

a.     2018 Soulstice Contract Expense Review & Approval ( Hall / Rice – 5 min )

 

 

9.     Interested Parties

a.     City liaison – E. Cavicante

b.    SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c.     Board Members Open Forum

d.    Committee Reports

e.     OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f.      Additional business and public comment

 

10.  Closing

a.     Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 3.7.18 @ Lula

b.    For the good of the order – adjourn

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, Feb 7th, 2018 10am-12pm

Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

 

The specific purpose of this corporation is to improve economic

health and climate of the Main Street business improvement district in Santa Monica.

 

1.     Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.     Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City),

3.     Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.     Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per  brown act.)

5.     Remarks – Chair

 

6.     Community Partners

a.     Farmers Market Brainstorming Session

                                               i.         UPDATE on possible changes.

                                             ii.         Banner

                                            iii.         Music?

                                           iv.         Other possible entertainment

 

b.    Most Loved Santa Monica 2018

                                               i.         UPDATE on merchant involvement and MSBIA program to promote

 

c.     Montana Avenue Merchants Association (MAMA

                                               i.         UPDATE on workshop plan

 

7.     Expenses – Board Approval Needed

                                               i.         Advertising

a.     Maintenance Contract for lighting (5 min)

                                               i.         UPDATE on status of maintenance contract

 

8.     Other Updates

a.     Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

b.    Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

 

9.     Events

 

a.     2018 Soulstice update & discussion– Hall / Rice (10 min)

                                              i.         UPDATE

b.    TUP amendments-what’s the plan now? Discussion (5 min)

                                               i.         UPDATE

C. Gilena Simons Mixer

 

9.     Government Affairs

a.     Top 5 issues of BID’s review for Chamber BID Meeting– Hall (5 min)

                                                                 i.         UPDATE

 

10.  General Street Issues

a.     Trash

b.    Lights

c.     Vagrants & Menaces

 

11.  New Board Member Search

a.     Discussion

 

12.  Office use + expense

a.     Discussion

 

 

13.  Interested Parties

a.     City liaison – E. Cavicante

b.    SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c.     Board Members Open Forum

d.    Committee Reports

e.     OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f.      Additional business and public comment

 

14.  Closing

a.     Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 3.7.18 @ Lula

b.    For the good of the order – adjourn

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Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 11am-1pm - Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

1.     Welcome and thank you for attending!

2.     Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City), Lozano (SMTT), Ole Hass (MAMA), Jennifer Taylor (SM City)

3.     Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

4.     Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per  brown act.)

5.     Remarks – Chair

6.     Community Partners

a.     Farmers Market Brainstorming Session – Jodi Low & Joe Harper (5min)

b.    Most Loved Santa Monica 2018 - Taylor & Furukawa (5min)

c.     Montana Avenue Merchants Association (MAMA) – Ole Hass (5min)

7.     Expenses – Board Approval Needed

a.     Maintenance Contract for lighting (5 min)

8.     Updates

a.     Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

b.    Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

9.  Events

              a. 2018 Soulstice update & discussion– Hall / Rice (10 min)

              b. TUP amendments-what’s the plan now? Discussion (5 min)

9.     Government Affairs

a.     Top 5 issues of BID’s review for Chamber BID Meeting– Hall (5 min)

10.  General Street Issues

a.     Trash

b.    Lights

11.  New Board Member Search

a.     Discussion

12.  Interested Parties

a.     City liaison – E. Cavicante

b.    SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

c.     Board Members Open Forum

d.    Committee Reports

e.     OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

f.      Additional business and public comment

13.  Closing

a.     Next board meeting: 10am-12pm 2.7.18 @ Lula

b.    For the good of the order – adjourn

MSBIA Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 11am-1pm

Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

I.              Welcome and thank you for attending!

II.            Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City), Lozano (SMTT)

III.           Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

IV.           Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)

V.            Remarks – Chair

 

Expenses – Board Approval Needed

VI.           SMTT Advertising Review and approval – SMTT (5 min)

 

Updates

VII.          Labor peace update – Hall (2min)

IX.           Window art installations update – Hall (2 min)

 

Events

XI.           Holiday Event recap – Rice (5min)

XIII.         2018 Soulstice update & discussion– Hall / Rice (10 min)

X.            TUP amendments-what’s the plan now? Discussion (5 min)

 

Government Affairs

XV.         Top 5 issues of BID’s review for Chamber BID Meeting– Hall (5 min)

XVI.         Letter RE: Pier Concerts / Review & Discussion – Hall (5 min)

 

General Street Issues

XII.          Letter RE: Main Street Property Owners / Review & Discussion (5 min)

 

Interested Parties

XVII.   City liaison – E. Cavicante

XVIII. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

XIX.         Board Members Open Forum

XX.          Committee Reports

XXI.         OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

XXII.   Additional business and public comment

 

Closing

XXIII.  Next board meeting: 11am-1pm 1.3.17 @ Lula

XXV.   For the good of the order – adjourn

 

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 

Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2017, 6:30pm-8pm

Bareburger, 2732 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Merchant Mixer at 6:30pm, General Meeting, 7pm

 

AGENDA

 

                I.              WELCOME and THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING! - Hall

                II.            INTRODUCTION OF BOARD, STAFF & Liaisons:

Hunter G. Hall (MSBIA Executive Director), Jenny Rice (MSBIA Assistant Executive Director) Anthony Schmitt (Chair)(Anthony Schmitt Designs), Jaycee Binder (Fish Co.), Simone Acciai (Dolcenero), Erika Cavicante (City Liaison), Rachel Lozano (Santa Monica Travel & Tourism liaison), Jeff Jarow (Alliance liaison)

 

                III.           SELF-INTRODUCTIONS OF MEMBERSHIP and GUESTS

                IV.           REMARKS – Hunter G. Hall, Executive Director

V.            Introduction of Hunter G. Hall & Jenny Rice, overview of responsibilities and contact info.

                VI.           Recap of MSBIA priorities as set by board

                VII.          Upcoming Events- Rice

VIII.        NRO Introduction – Officers

                        Office of Sustainable Works

                IX            Merchant Questions + Input

                X.            PUBLIC COMMENT & PUBLIC INPUT (on items not on the agenda and

                                within Board Jurisdiction, per the Brown Act).

                XI.           FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER – Thank you, Bareburger!

                XII.          ADJOURN – 8pm

 

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MSBIA Team Contact Info:

Hunter G. Hall – Hunter@MainStreetSM.com

Jenny Rice – Marketing@MainStreetSM.com

Carol Incontro – Carol@MainStreetSM.com             (social media)

Fee Alvi – feealvi@liquidbreeze.com       (Website)

 

The Promotion, Marketing, & Events Committee meets every other Monday at 10am at Enterprise Fish Co.  Contact Jenny, Carol, Fee or its chair, Jaycee (jbinder@enterprisefishco.com) if you want to attend, to see if it’s meeting.

 

If you are on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook, make sure Jenny and Carol have your handles/addresses/hashtags.

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 11am-1pm

Lula, 2720 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, 90405

 

Agenda

 

I.              Welcome and thank you for attending!

II.            Attendance-Schmitt, Binder, Acciai, Turner, Hall (ED), Rice (AED), Cavicante (City)

III.           Review & approval of draft minutes (2 min)

IV.           Public input (on items not on agenda, within board jurisdiction, per brown act.)

V.            Remarks-Chair

VI.           Labor peace follow up – Hall (2min)

VII.          Cup revisions / Fee schedule analysis - Hall (2 min)

VIII.    Brokers session re: vacancies on Main Street - Jeff Jarrow, Hall, etc.  (10 min)

IX.           Window art installations – Hall (5min)

X.            TUP amendments-what’s the plan now? Discussion (5 min)

XI.           Howl-O-Ween recap – Rice (5min)

XII.          Holiday Event – Rice (10 min)

XIII.    2018 Soulstice update – Rice (10 min)

XIV.    2018 Soulstice event contract review & approval – Board, Rice (10 min)

XV.          Top 5 issues of BID’s review – Hall (5 min)

XVI.    ED + AED duties + job descriptions - Hall, Rice (10 min)

XVII.   City liaison – E. Cavicante

XVIII. SMTT liaison – R. Lozano

XIX.    Board Members Open Forum

XX.          Committee Reports

XXI.    OPA attendees – Abdo, Summers

XXII.   Additional business and public comment

XXIII.  Next board meeting: 6:30pm, 11.14.17 @ Bareburger

                How to drive attendance/participation of merchants – Rice, Hall, Marketing Team (5 min)

XXIV.   Approve purchase of 5 folding tables and a speaker from the $2K office furniture budget

XXV.         For the good of the order – adjourn

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

October 4, 2017

LOCATION: Lula Cucina, 2720 Main St. – Noon

 

AGENDA

I.                  WELCOME and THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING!

II.                  ATTENDANCE – Schmitt, Turner, Binder, Acciai, Gordon (ED), Hall (incoming ED), Rice (incoming Assistant ED), Lozano (SMTT), Cavicante (City), Abdo(OPA), Summers(OPA)

III.                  REVIEW & APPROVAL OF DRAFT MINUTES, 9/20/17

IV.                  PUBLIC INPUT (On items not on agenda and within Board jurisdiction, per the Brown Act.)

V.                  REMARKS – Chair

VI.                  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORTS AND ITEMS – Gordon, Hall, Rice

     A.                  Action: Review, Discuss, Revise if necessary, Adopt FY ’17-’18 Budget.

    B.                  Action: Determine when, where and at what time regular Board meetings will occur.

    C.                  Action: Schedule next General membership quarterly meeting.

    D.                  Action: Allocate funds for Howl – O – Ween ’17 event and allocate any other necessary expenditures not assumed after passage of the budget.

     E.                  Action: If deemed necessary, set special Board meeting between October and November – Board meeting to clarify duties of Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director and create contracts. If a special meeting is not set, then agenda this for the November Board meeting.

     F.                  Action: Endorse variance in Bareburger CUP allowing staying open until 2am and instruct ED to write support letter to City Planning Dept./David Martin. (Change from 11pm)

    G.                  Action: Approve up to $1,000.00 for Gary Gordon as an independent contractor/consultant for ED and Assistant ED to call upon for information, advice, assistance, to be paid at hourly rate of $34.50, billed monthly.

   H.                  FYI: Financial report [attached]

       I.                  FYI: Accounts receivable [attached]

     J.                  FYI: Brown Act material [attached]

    K.                  FYI: MSBIA Rules of Order for Meetings [attached]

VII.                  Committee Reports

     A.                  Promotion & Marketing Committee –

                    1.                  Report on COAST

                    2.                  Next mtg. 10/9 at 9:30am, Fish Co.

    B.                  Event Committee – Determine next meeting.

VIII.                  CITY LIAISON – E. Cavicante

IX.                  SMTT LIAISON – R. Lozano

X.                  BOARD MEMBERS

XI.                  OPA ATTENDEES – Abdo, Summers

XII.                  ADDITIONAL BUSINESS and PUBLIC COMMENT

XIII.                  Next Board Meeting – See Item VI. B above

XIV.                  FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER – ADJOURN