Johnson City Partners
Officers: President: Julie Deemie
Treasurer: Nick Tarcha
Corres. Sec: Jim Furman
Recording Sec: Marcia Ward
Meeting Date: September 12, 2012
Location: Johnson City Village Hall
Attendees: Julie Deemie, Marcia Ward, Barb Thompson, Cindy Novobilski, Dottie Pobocek, Jim Furman, Orin James, Nick Tarcha, Bruce King, Eileen Deemie and AJ Deemie
Meeting called to order at 7:07PM
Minutes: The meeting minutes from July 11, 2012 and August 15, 2012 were read by Marcia. Motion by Dottie to approve both and seconded by Jim. Approved unanimously.
Reports: Treasurers report was distributed by Nick Tarcha. Attached to minutes.
Barb showed us a trifold membership brochure that she had designed. Copies were distributed during Carousel Day The format of the membership application was discussed and suggestions given for changes. Barb will redesign the form and bring it to the next meeting.
Julie represented JC Partners at an Economic Development meeting organized by Broome County Executive and Planner held on Sept. 7th.
We welcomed Eileen and AJ Deemie and introductions were offered.
We discussed a replacement for Bob Olcott for VP of JC Partners. We will have further discussion before making a decision.
Dottie made a motion to nominate Barb Thompson as membership Chair. Seconded by Cindy. Motion passed unanimously by those eligible to vote. The bylaws call for a Secretary of each committee.
Bruce King made a motion that we bypass the requirement for secretary of this committee-to be reviewed to determine if necessary. Seconded by Cindy. Both motions passed unanimously.
Nick made a motion that Julie Deemie be named Chair of Carousel Day, Bruce seconded, passed unanimously. Julie appointed Dottie Lead of the Permitting and Insurance Committee, Orin James as Lead of the Talent and Advertising Committee and Barb Lead of the Volunteer Committee.
Windsor's Window on the Arts will be held this Saturday, Sept 15 from 10-5 at Klump Park. We have four volunteers helping at this event, as they helped us with Carousel Day.
Orin took some before and after photos of the Main Street Grant projects which he passed around for us to see.
Barb discussed some proposed changes to the bylaws. We will have some meetings to focus on the bylaws and start making changes to certain sections. The goal is to complete the bylaws changes by January, 2013, so that we can vote on the changes at the annual meeting in February.
We scheduled a bylaws meeting on Sept 26 at 7PM at Village Hall.
The next JC Partners meeting will be Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 7PM at Village Hall.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:55 PM.