Board Meeting - 8/22/22

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, August 22, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:06 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President) (V), Joey Marchy (Vice President), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Kelly Lezama (V) (Secretary), Mallik Singareddy, Annie Howe, Todd Hollinghead (V), AJ Rodriguez, Bryant Shumaker (V), Ryan McFarland, Christine Lane, Jason Hardwick; Ben Alcorn

Absent:  Pam Batts-Brown, Jennifer Chapman

Guests: Tamara Branam from COJ Library

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & June Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to revise the letter of support on 1st and Main project to include two foot additional height in south corner due to elevation: APPROVED
  3. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:19 pm.

Board Meeting - 6/20/22

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, June 20, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:02 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), Joey Marchy (Vice President) (V), John Shermetaro (Treasurer) (V), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Mallik Singareddy (V), Annie Howe, AJ Rodriguez, Jason Hardwick, Ben Alcorn, Bryant Shumaker (V), Christine Lane (V), Ryan McFarland (V), Pam Batts-Brown, Jennifer Chapman (V)

Absent:  Todd Hollinghead

Guests: Diane Graese

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & May Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to allocate $30k previously deposited into a 6/12/18 month CD Ladder Investment Approach: APPROVED  
  3. Motion to approve up to $1500 for computers and printer once technology policy in place: APPROVED
  4. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:07pm.

Board Meeting - 5/23/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, May 23, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:01 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President) (V), Joey Marchy (Vice President), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Mallik Singareddy, Annie Howe, AJ Rodriguez, Jason Hardwick, Bryant Shumaker, Christine Lane, Pam Batts-Brown, Ryan McFarland, Todd Hollinghead (V)

Absent: Jennifer Chapman, Ben Alcorn

Guests: Diane Grease, Tamara Brown with Eastside Library rep, Michael with Corner Lot

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & April Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to accept the new Community Engagement committee charter as presented in the board packet: APPROVED
  3. Motion to accept the new Technology committee charter: APPROVED
  4. Motion to accept the letter of support for the 1st and Main project by Corner Lot as presented: APPROVED
  5. Motion to write a letter of support for the University of Florida Grant Application to the City of Jacksonville: APPROVED
  6. Motion to adjourn meeting at 6:58pm.

 


Board Meeting - 4/18/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, April 18, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:01 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President) (V), Joey Marchy (Vice President), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Mallik Singareddy, Jennifer Chapman (V), Annie Howe, Todd Hollinghead, AJ Rodriguez, Jason Hardwick, Ben Alcorn, Bryant Shumaker (V), 

Absent:  Christine Lane (E), Ryan McFarland, Pam Batts-Brown

Guests: N/A

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & March Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to move Prudential funds from donation in 2021 to BlackRock60/40 Allocation ETF Portfolio: APPROVED
  3. Motion to move $30k from Wells Fargo Operating Account to a money market fund with Prudential to open account: APPROVED
  4. Motion to approve new Events and Programming Manager Hire as described in the job description: APPROVED
  5. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:21pm.

Board Meeting - 3/21/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, March 21, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:04 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), Joey Marchy (Vice President), John Shermetaro (Treasurer) (V), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Bryant Shumaker, Mallik Singareddy, Ryan McFarland, Ben Alcorn, Annie Howe,  Todd Hollinghead (V), Christine Lane, AJ Rodriguez (V), Jason Hardwick, Pam Batts-Brown, Ben Alcorn

Absent: Jennifer Chapman

Guests: Bill Hoff (V), Joann Tredenick property owner in Cathedral District to speak on her experience working on a TAP

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & February Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to allocate $3,000 towards the SesQ tree arborist for hormone/fertilizer application and tree pruning: APPROVED
  3. Motion to allocate an additional $5,000 to from the SPAR general fund to fund the TAP: DENIED
  4. Motion to adjourn meeting at 8:05 pm.

Board Meeting - 2/21/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, February 21, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:05 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), Joey Marchy (Vice President), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Bryant Shumaker, Mallik Singareddy, Ryan McFarland, Ben Alcorn, Annie Howe, Aaron Leedy, Todd Hollinghead, Ben Alcorn, Christine Lane, AJ Rodriguez, Jason Hardwick, Pam Batts-Brown, Jennifer Chapman

Absent:  Kelly Lezama (E)

Guests: Diane Grease

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & January Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to accept the community and professional development goals as outlined in the January Board Agenda: APPROVED
  3. Motion to write a letter of support for “000” Hubbard Street application for JWB. Amended motion to write a letter as a statement of fact regarding the property: APPROVED
  4. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:58pm.

 


Board Meeting - 1/24/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, January 24, 2022

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:05 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), Joey Marchy (Vice President), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Bryant Shumaker, Mallik Singareddy, Ryan McFarland, Ben Alcorn, Annie Howe, Aaron Leedy, Todd Hollinghead, Ben Alcorn, Christine Lane, AJ Rodriguez, Jason Hardwick

Absent:  Pam Batts-Brown, Jennifer Chapman, 

Guests: N/A

Staff: Kelly Rich, Mandie Marron

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & November Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to suspend the Bylaws to allow newly elected board members to vote on Executive Committee elections prior to being seated: APPROVED
  3. Motion to approve the slate of Executive Officers as presented: APPROVED
  4. Motion to approve up to $5,000 toward funding a Technical Assessment Panel with ULI.  Motion to amend the the funding threshold to up to $10,000 to fund the TAP with ULI: APPROVED
  5. Motion to approve up to $5000 for additional event insurance (under the Porchfest umbrella) for Music on Mains & St. Patrick’s day events: APPROVED
  6. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:58pm.

Board Meeting - 11/22/2021

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, November 22, 2021

6:00pm @ VCCS - SPAR Office & Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:01pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), Joey Marchy (Vice President), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Bryant Shumaker, Mallik Singareddy, Ryan McFarland, Mallik Singareddy, Ben Alcorn, Christine Lane, Pam Batts Brown, Annie Howe, Jennifer Chapman, Aaron Leedy, Todd Hollinghead, Ben Alcorn

Absent:  N/A

Guests: Bill Hoff 

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & October Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to proceed with an investment account with Prudential starting with $500 initial investment: APPROVED
  3. Motion to approved a project to add dog park amenities and use the COJ matching grant : APPROVED
  4. Motion to accept the slate of board candidates (New 1st term - AJ Rodriguez, Jason Hardwick, Re-elect 2nd term - Bryant Shumaker, Christine Lane, Ryan McFarland, John Shermetaro) as presented by Governance Committee: APPROVED
  5. Motion to approve Bylaws changes as presented: Article 6 MEMBERSHIP, Section 2 REMOVAL OF MEMBERS - The Corporation may revoke membership privileges from any member for cause by a majority vote of the Board and the return of the member’s current annual dues. (REMOVEDMembers must conform to the Code of Ethics included in the Bylaws).  Revocation may be initiated when a member commits acts that are in violation of the Bylaws or policies. 
  6. Article 13 CODE OF ETHICS - All Board members will be given a Code of Conduct Ethics document at the start of their tenure and annually thereafter. Board members will be expected to review and sign the document, acknowledging that they agree to abide by it. - APPROVED
  7. Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 pm. 

Board Meeting - 10/18/2021

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, October 18, 2021

6:00pm via Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:03 pm.

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), Joey Marchy (Vice President), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Bryant Shumaker, Mallik Singareddy, Ryan McFarland, Mallik Singareddy, Ben Alcorn, Christine Lane, Pam Batts Brown, Annie Howe, Jennifer Chapman, Aaron Leedy

Absent:  Michael Montoya, Soner Acar

Guests: Todd Hollinghead, Bill Hoff 

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & September Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to nominate Christine Farley for the Joyce Holbrook Award for 2021: APPROVED
  3. Motion to move forward with secondary insurance claim on a contingency basis.   AMENDED motion to move forward with secondary insurance claim on FULL contingency basis: APPROVED, 1 NAY (Shermetaro)
  4. Motion to approve a project to paint a bridge mural project in Klutho Park and to use the COJ matching funds towards this project: APPROVED
  5. Motion to approve the proposed 2022 budget as presented by the Finance Committee: APPROVED
  6. Motion to adopt the 2022 Executive Director bonus structure as outlined in the agenda: APPROVED; 4 NAY (Aaron/Ryan/Christine/Bryant)
  7. Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:05 pm. 

Board Meeting - 9/20/2021

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, September 20, 2021

6:00pm via Google Meet

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Joey Marchy, at 6:02 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Joey Marchy (Vice President), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Bryant Shumaker, Aaron Leedy, Mallik Singareddy,  John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Ben Alcorn, Ryan McFarland, Mallik Singareddy, Ben Alcorn, Christine Lane, Pam Batts Brown, Soner Acar, Tim Hope

Absent:  Michael Montoya, Jennifer Chapman

Guests: Annie Howe, Bill Hoff, Todd Hollinghead 

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & August Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Confirmation of email vote for JWB 8th Street MF Development Letter of Support: APPROVED via email vote
  3. Motion to approve appointment of Annie Howe to replace Janie Coffey’s vacant BOD seat: APPROVED 
  4. Motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:56: pm. 


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