Johnson City Partners
Officers: President: Julie Deemie
Vice-Pres: Bob Olcott
Treasurer: Nick Tarcha
Corres. Sec: Jim Furman
Recording Sec: Marcia Ward
Meeting Date: April 11, 2012
Location: Johnson City Village Hall
Attendees: Julie Deemie, Marcia Ward, Barb Thompson, Corinna Johnson, Dottie Pobocek, Cindy Novobilski
Meeting called to order at 7:10PM
There were only two officers present so there was not a quorum. We were unable to approve the minutes from previous meetings or vote on any motions.
Reports: Treasurers report from Nick Tarcha via Julie.
The General Fund started with $176.47 and after expenses this month is at $9.49.
Treasury has $124.50 in other funds
The Park Fund has $1423
Old Business: Carousel Day: Julie reported that Carousel Day funding is very positive this year. We have the same sponsors as last year, so we will be using the same T-shirts.
Julie could use help with Stage and Entertainment for Carousel Day. She is also working on getting ads for the brochure. Corinna volunteered to contact some businesses for brochure ads.
Carol reported to Julie that she has contacted McDonald's regarding a fundraiser and she will provide more information at the next meeting. They may be able to send the Hamburglar to Carousel Day.
Cleanup events: We are trying to organize a Downtown cleanup day in May. Visions employees volunteered to help. We are looking at Sat.,May 12th or 19th.
Corinna reported that there is a Southside cleanup every Wed from 6-8 PM. The meeting place is Floral Ave. Park.
JC Revitalization Program: Julie said that Patricia Walsh, Main Street Program Rep called her to ask for a status report of our program. Gov. Cuomo is asking for a status report on all Main Street Grant programs in the State.
Fundraiser discussion: We discussed the raffle ticket fundraiser that was approved at the previous meeting. We are thinking of having two different raffles, one for an I-Pad and one for a BBQ grill. Each raffle ticket would be $5. We are thinking of starting to sell the tickets in May or June and continue until Carousel Day. The drawing for the winners would be on Carousel Day.
Membership: Barb designed a form to help generate interest and membership in JC Partners. We discussed the membership vs. partnership terminology. The group gave suggestions for changes to the form. There will be a By-Laws meeting, chaired by Barb on 4/26 at 7PM at Village Hall.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:20 PM.