Board Meeting - 12/19/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, December 19, 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), Joey Marchy (Vice President),  John Shermetaro (Treasurer), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Annie Howe, AJ Rodriguez (V), Ryan McFarland, Todd Hollinghead, Mallik Singareddy, Christine Lane, Jason Hardwick, Pam Batts-Brown, Ben Alcorn

Absent: Bryant Schumaker, Jennifer Chapman

Guests: Bill Hoff, Carrie O’Rourke, Tyler Grant, Kimberly Green, Katie Derringer

Staff: Mandie Marron, Meghan Waters

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & November Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to transfer $20,000 out of operating account into our designated Porchfest account: APPROVED
  3. Motion to add to policy and procedures that Governance is required to present all eligible board applicants to the board for a vote: DENIED (N-John)
  4. Motion to release the Org Design applicant resumes to the board members - Motion withdrawn
  5. TABLED MOTION: Motion to take a stance to oppose the proposed duplex on zero E 4th St alley because it is in opposition to the overlay. Motion to table this motion with the action item to follow up in December: APPROVED - Motion tabled to January 2023
  6. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:47 pm.

Board Meeting 11/21/22

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, November 21, 2022

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

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:09 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

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

Absent: Pam Batts-Brown, Jennifer Chapman

Guests: Katie Derringer, Daniel Ashworth Jr., Tyler Grant, Alison Blitch, Bill Hoff - V

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & October Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to validate email votes for Redistricting letter, ED Resignation, and Corner Lot revised letter: APPROVED
  3. Motion to approve an additional $2,000 for plumbing repairs ($12k from $10k): APPROVED
  4. Motion to accept the Executive Director Job Description as presented in the November board packet: APPROVED
  5. Motion to approved the 2023 Budget as presented: APPROVED
  6. Motion to take a stance to oppose the proposed duplex on zero E 4th St alley because it is in opposition to the overlay. Motion to table this motion with the action item to follow up in December: APPROVED
  7. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:47 pm.

 


Board Meeting - 10/17/2022

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, October 17, 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), Joey Marchy (Vice President),  John Shermetaro (Treasurer) (V), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Annie Howe, AJ Rodriguez,  Jennifer Chapman (V), Ryan McFarland (V), Ben Alcorn, Todd Hollinghead, Mallik Singareddy, Christine Lane, Bryant Schumaker (V), Jason Hardwick

Absent: Pam Batts-Brown

Guests: Vito Russo, President of historic District in Palatka - Palatka Porchfest - 1st Saturday in December (11am-7pm)

Staff: Kelly Rich

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & September Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to accept the new board member slate as presented: APPROVED
  3. Motion to spent $5,000 from recent specified donation for additional snowflake pole decor: APPROVED
  4. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:28 pm.

Board Meeting - 9/19/22

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, September 19, 2022

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

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Tim Hope, at 6:11 pm.

 

Present:  Board Attendance

Tim Hope (President), John Shermetaro (Treasurer) (V), Kelly Lezama (Secretary), Mallik Singareddy, Todd Hollinghead (V), AJ Rodriguez, Ryan McFarland, Jason Hardwick (V), Ben Alcorn (V)

Absent: Christine Lane (E), Bryant Shumaker (E), Pam Batts-Brown (E), Jennifer Chapman, Annie Howe, Joey Marchy 

Guests: Diane Graese, Bill Hoff

Staff: Kelly Rich, Meghan Waters

 

MOTIONS:

  1. Motion to accept the Consent Agenda & August Board meeting minutes as presented: APPROVED
  2. Motion to approve for SPAR to apply for the COJ Community Beautification matching grant. Potential projects to discuss: 
    1. Tree well Liners (Kelly)
    2. Art/Mural Project

Amended motion to approve for SPAR to apply for the COJ Community Beautification matching grant for adding tree well liners to Main St: APPROVED

  1. Motion to keep the Wells Fargo accounts at less than $250k FDIC insured level: APPROVED
  2. Motion to approve up to $10k for plumbing repairs on sewer line: APPROVED
  3. Motion to automatically sell any stock donations and roll into a Prudential account unless specified differently by the donor: APPROVED
  4. Motion to approve to sell and roll over stock donations to pruco unless anything specified by the donor: APPROVED
  5. Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:17pm.

 


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.

 



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