Johnson City Partners
July 10, 2013 Meeting Minutes
Officers: President: Julie Deemie
Vice-Pres: Corinna Johnson
Corres. Sec: Jim Furman
Recording Sec: Marcia Ward
Location: Johnson City Village Hall
Attendees: Julie Deemie, Corinna Johnson, Marcia Ward, Barb Thompson, Orin James, Whitney Kukol, Bruce King, Donna Converse
Meeting called to order at 7:10PM
Julie told us that Jim Furman is working tonight. He has been helping with signs and other things for.Carousel Day.
Meeting Minutes:Minutes of the June 12, 2013 meeting were read. Corinna made a motion to accept the minutes with two corrections, seconded by Barb. Approved with 2 abstentions..
Treasury Report: (submitted by Julie)
Park Fund (Savings) $1909.05
Operating Fund (Checking) $4503.91
A detailed report showing income and expenses in 7 categories was distributed to those attending the meeting.. Corinna made a motion to accept the Treasury report, seconded by Donna, approved with one abstention.
.Julie called Carol to discuss the Treasurer position and Carol said she did not want to continue as Treasurer of JC Partners. We had a discussion regarding our options for Treasurer. No decision was made at this meeting.
Third Thursday Cruze-Inz: July 18 is the next event. The building tour will be the Goodwill Theater and Firehouse Stage. Litter pick up will be the Wed before from 6-8PM in the Village Hall parking lot. Corinna’s Restoration Wednesdays group will be helping.
For the Cruze-Inz, Bruce suggested we assign a lot captain to get everyone lined up the same way. The ice cream vendor will be back for the next 3 events. Donna suggested we may need to talk to the participating businesses before the event to be sure employees know about the raffle tickets.
.Publications: “Carousel News”, a local newspaper has an article and an ad for Carousel Day. “Carousel”, a national magazine has Carousel Day listed on their calendar of events. It also lists all of the carousels on the National Historic Register, including the carousel in CFJ Park.
Carousel Day: Julie distributed the entries that received honorable mention for the Poster Art Contest.
Whitney explained how the Treasure Dig Game will be set up. We need people to work at the Gannett parking lot and to help people cross at the corners. The volunteer list for Carousel Day was passed around for attendees to sign up for times and duties.
Donna volunteered to design some baskets for the raffle, so contact her with any gift certificates or items to donate.
The Village of JC has hired Haas Landscaping to design the streetscape master plan for the Main Street Grant Program. The funding is coming from CDBG money through the Town of Union.
The next Johnson City Partners meeting is August 14, 2013 at 7PM at Village Hall. There will also be a meeting July 24th at 7PM to make final preparations for Carousel Day.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 PM.