February 21, 2018
Board members in attendance: Jane Marie Wilson, TJ Kaikobad, John Davis, Meagen Shepard, Juan Lama, Caleb Carnes, Tyree Goodlett, and staff, George Woodward and Kristi Watson. Guests attending: Jason Parker, Allyson Coker, Krista Long, Terry Painter, Tamela Painter, Jamie Johnson, Chris Crossen, Ed Painter, Brian Spitler
Call to Order:
Ms. Wilson called the meeting to order.
No Guest Comments.
Motion to approve minutes as distributed by Mr. Davis, second by Mr. Lama.
Motion to approve financials as distributed by Mr. Davis, second by Mr. Lama.
Ms. Wilson presented the radio advertising contract as amended by Ms. Wilson and Mr. Woodward. Mr. Davis made a motion to approve revised contract, second by Mr. Lama. Ms. Wilson also mentioned the DDDA Board Development Training Session on Saturday, March 17th @ 9:00 am-11:30 am.
Main Street Manager’s Report:
Ms. Watson advised Spring Open House will take place on Friday, March 16th & Saturday, March 17th. Infomercial to be filmed February 26th. Downtown Sampler will take place on Thursday, April 26th from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm. Infomercial to be filmed on April 4th.
Interim Director’s Report:
Mr. Woodward presented Letter of Engagement with Cowan Law Firm to the Board. Motion to approve made by Ms. Shepard, second by Mr. Davis.
No old business.
There was a discussion about the Open Container Ordinance and whether DDDA should recommend some modification. The DDDA is hosting an Informational Forum on March 6 to receive additional public and Alcohol Licensee input.
City-DSC considering modifying display @ Freight Depot.
Chamber-Allyson Coker was introduced as new Believe Greater Dalton Project Manager.
CVB-Fully staffed; Event season is beginning soon; Renovations to take place at the Dalton Convention Center.
Motion to adjourn Board Meeting by Ms. Wilson, second by Mr. Lama, the meeting was adjourned.