Board Meeting - 1/16/17

SPAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES
MONDAY, January 16, 2017
6:00 pm SPAR OFFICE

Present: Michelle Tappouni, President, Joey Marchy, Aaron Glick, Secretary, Charles Garrison, Ellen Warring, Yolanda Copeland,
Jaimee Stewart, Jamie Torassen, Tim Hope Bill Hoff, Ex Officio

Not Present: Todd Hollinghead, Vice President, Jack Adams, Treasurer, Adam Valiani

Staff/Resources Present: Christina Parrish, Executive Director

Guests: Diane Graese

CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order by President Michelle Tappouni at 6:07 pm.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO BOARD FROM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
o Approval of Bookkeeper Contract – Executive Committee
APPROVED

BOARD DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Michelle reviewed board responsibilities, legal and fiduciary duties and governance

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORT:
• Presented at Meeting

ITEMS REFERRED TO COMMITTEES:
• Audit Review and draft of Financial Policies and Procedures referred to Finance Committee by Executive
Committee
• Each Committee to determine goals and objective, Joey Marchy coordinating format and content of
Committee Charters

COMMITTEE REPORTS:
• Administrative –
o Building – JoLee and Margaret, no additional members needed at this time
o DRC – Continue to act as a service to the community, less a formal review
o Fund Development – Discuss change to Staff led Committee, volunteer assisted.
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• Block Captains –Hollinghead
o Night Rides – Continue to be well attended, successful events
o Clean Ups – 1/19 Main Street, successful 1/7 clean up.
• Commercial Corridors – Glick
o JoLee Gardner stepping down as Chair
o Continue to receive LISC funding for ‘over performance’ of goals and objectives
o January 31 – SAMBA workshop
o January 23 – Council to review approval of J-Bill
o January 31 – Duval Delegation
• Communication – Bill Hoff
o Report presented
• Events
o Spring Home Tour – May 20 and 21
 7 confirmed homes
 Coordination with RAP/ Jacksonville Magazine

o March 25th – Riverkeeper Clean up, SPAR participation with Klutho Park site
o Second Sundays in Klutho – starting in April
o Main Street Mural Dedication – Friday, Jan 13, successful event with media coverage and
attendance
• Finance
o Update of the Bylaws
• Governance – Stewart
o Committee Report Structure
o Charters – Joey Marchy
• Membership – Warring/Hoff
o First Meeting with new members
o Perks – form letter to be sent to all perk providers shoring up commitment
o Nationbuilder has all the functions we need, will continue to use this membership software
o Annual Report at end of each year?
o Planning of next Social Hour Events underway
• Urban Core CPAC - Tappouni
o More representation from organizations in the neighborhood and surrounding communities
needed. Bring CPAC in line with Executive Order to be more solutions oriented.

ITEMS REFERRED TO COMMITTEES
• Audit Review and draft of Financial Policies and Procedures referred to Finance Committee by Executive
Committee.

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETINGS
• Executive Committee – 2/15/2017
• October BOD 2/20/2017
• Strategic Planning – 02/04/17 or 02/18/2017
ADJOURN - Meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm.

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