Johnson City Partners
May 8, 2013 Meeting Minutes
Officers: President: Julie Deemie
Vice-Pres: Corinna Johnson
Treasurer: Carol Laskoski
Corres. Sec: Jim Furman
Recording Sec: Marcia Ward
Location: Johnson City Village Hall
Attendees: Julie Deemie, Corinna Johnson, Marcia Ward, Barb Thompson, Jim Furman, Donna Converse
Meeting called to order at 7:06PM
Meeting Minutes: Minutes of the April 10, 2013 meeting were read. Jim made a motion to accept the minutes with two corrections, seconded by Corinna. Approved unanimously.
Treasury Report: (submitted by Julie)
Park Fund (Savings) $1859.05
Operating Fund (Checking) $3218.29
A detailed report showing income and expenses in 7 categories was distributed to those attending the meeting. Julie also passed the bank statement to those attending. Corinna made a motion to accept the Treasury report, seconded by Donna, approved with one abstention.
Julie asked Marcia to be an additional signer of checks for JC Partners. When Julie is unable to contact the treasurer, Marcia will be able to sign checks.
Membership: Barb has signs to promote membership at the Cruze-Inz. In addition to our list of activities and accomplishments, it was suggested we have a list of volunteer activities that we need.
Carousel Day: Julie reported that we have 1000 rack cards to distribute. We also have the vendor application for artists and crafters. We need business ads for the brochure-we are aiming for $500 total. Scott Haus at Avant Garde Salon will be helping to judge the Poster Art Contest.
NY Main Street Design Review Committee: The committee met and looked at the Reveille bldg, as there are some issues with getting the project completed.
501c3 status: Julie submitted the application and a check for $400 for a 501c3 organization.
Third Thursday Cruze-Inz: There are several community volunteers, in addition to our regular members, who will help with parking and work at the table with the raffle tickets and baskets.
Yum Yum Ice cream will have a table near the parking lot. There will be historic walking tours given by Julie on May 16, by Janet Ottman at the remaining dates. Avant Garde is opening their building for tours. Julie is holding a press conference for the event on Monday at 6:30 PM. We will also be cleaning the parking lot that night.
Fund Raiser: Corinna reported that the Cook Street Garage Sale will be June 6-8. We can use her house to collect and sell items to raise money for the JC Partners. She will e-mail us with more information.
The next Johnson City Partners meeting is June 12, 2013 at 7PM at Village Hall.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:42 PM.