Board Meeting - 5/16/16

SPAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

MONDAY, May 16, 2016
6:00 pm SPAR OFFICE

Present: Michelle Tappouni, President, Jack Adams, Todd Hollinghead, Vice President, Charles Garrison, Aaron Glick, Secretary, Bill Hoff, Ex Officio, Jaimee Stewart, Ellen Warring
Not Present: Margaret Conner, Treasurer, Jeff Fountain, Melanie Messer, Adam Valiani
Staff/Resources Present:
Christina Parrish, Executive Director

Guests: Ticole Thomas, YOUFIT
Jeff Gardner, SIAA
Michael Trautmann

CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order by President Michelle Tappouni at 6:10 pm.

APRIL BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Approved by the Board
TREASURER’S REPORT
Approved by the Board
RECOMMENDATIONS TO BOARD FROM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
o Recommend approval of Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida proposal for Board Assessment and
Training in the amount of $500.00. Motion APPROVED.
COMMITTEE REPORTS
• Block Captains – Hoff/Hollinghead
o Tree Plantings – NW Quadrant April 30th planting successful: 70 trees planted in neighborhood in the
last 4 years
o SHADCO
• SPAR Building Management – Gardner/Conner
o Bob Olsen finished with all general repairs.
o Carpets cleaned throughout building
Page 2 of 3
o Investigating option for extending life cycle of roof
o HVAC System – Will present quotes next meeting
o Re-Keying of exterior doors to occur
o New mailbox to be installed in rear of building, continuing discussion with USPS.
• Communication – Bill Hoff
o Increased activity/interest in the neighborhood from outside parties
o Home Tour organization - Media coverage
• Design Review Committee – Kimberly Patrie/Michelle Tappouni
o Bylaws compliance
o Additional Board representative on the DRC
o Effort to get SPR representative on the HPC
• Development – Messer
• Events
o Spring Home Tour – May 21st and 22nd, Thursday – Jaxson’s Night Market
o Intuition Disc Golf – proceeds go toward maintaining golf course
o July 4th – permit required, seeking sponsorship
o Woofstock – co-sponsorship, permit pending
o PorchFest
 Jags tickets package deal – “Give and Go with the Jaguars”, referred to the Development
Committee
• Finance – Conner
• Governance – Stewart
 Meeting to be held in future
 Committee descriptions/responsibilities in process
• Main Street Beautification – Glick
o Main Street tree and ground covering – Committee continuing to coordinate with City officials and
subject matter experts, Schedule a meeting with City Council representatives
o Median Lighting – SIAA has begun replacing bulbs with LED and retrofitting hardware
o JTA Bus Stop – Meeting pending with JTA
• Membership – Warring
o Potential Member follow-up from events
o Survey Questionnaire for after Tour
o Touch base with groups offering membership benefits prior to tour
• Urban Core CPAC - Tappouni
o TRUE Commission – Need to appoint a new representative
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT - Parrish
• SAMBA
o Local businesses willing to re-engage, planning next meeting
o Coordinated new addition to Home Tour – Saturday night music venues
• Main Street Program
o Attending conference, grant covered travel and membership
• Banners
Page 3 of 3
o Design is set, every other pole on Main and 8th St., Reserve fund set aside for replacement banners
and special event banners. Pending funding release by LISC.
OLD BUSINESS
• Bono’s – 9th and Main
• Citi Bank – Donation to Boys and Girls Clubs
• GNP – Seeking Opinion of Appropriateness (OOA) from HPC
• Executive Director Contract – Meeting to be held in June, Contract is effective until it is terminated
• HPC Demolition Subcommittee
• Sign Ordinance
• JEA - ROW tree trimming
• COJ Properties 2015-519/Vacant House Registry – Homes/property value at up to $50k to be given away,
First Right of Refusal – CHDO’s and HabiJax More than 4000 properties on first list.
NEW BUSINESS
• Residential Alley Task Force - Hollinghead
o Refer to Block Captains Committee
• Great Race June 24, 2017
• Urban League Springfield 5K
• The Bridge Farmers Market June 8, 2016
ITEMS REFERRED TO COMMITTEES
• Development Committee - Jaguars ticket promotion Give and Go
• Block Captains Committee – Alley Task Force
COMMENTS FROM GUESTS - None
NEXT SCHEDULED MEETINGS
• Executive Committee – 06/15/2016
• May BOD 6/20/2016
• Strategic Planning
o Leah Donelan – Non-Profit Center
ADJOURN - Meeting adjourned at 8:19 p

Do you like this post?

Be the first to comment


SPAR Newsletter