6/14/17 Board Meeting Minutes
General Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
City Council Chambers
312 E. Charles Street, Hammond, LA 70401
Call to Order: Paul Jones, Chairman
Roll Call: Chelsea Tallo, Executive Director
Frank Di Vittorio Present
Eric Dosch Present
Paul Jones Present
Bruce O’Krepki Present
Sharon Smith Present
Pierre Theriot Present
Jonathan Wong Present
Paul Jones called the meeting to order.
Approval of the Minutes from the general board meeting, Wednesday, May 10th, 2017.
Motion was made by Pierre Theriot and seconded by Frank Di Vittorio to accept the Wednesday, May 10, 2017 board minutes as written.
Frank Di Vittorio Yes
Eric Dosch Yes
Paul Jones Yes
Bruce O’Krepki Yes
Sharon Smith Yes
Pierre Theriot Yes
Jonathan Wong Yes
Approval of the financial report.
Chelsea Tallo briefed the Board on some changes. A payment line for Hanson Crossing was added. The first payment will be on the June statement, as a payment has been made. The farmers market was more profitable this year. Motion was made by Paul Jones and seconded by Eric Dosch to approve the financial report as is. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Chelsea Tallo described the 2018 for those who were not at the May meeting. This budget should will be presented to city council on June 16th.
Pierre Theriot and Paul Jones updated the Board on the project.
Mayor Pete Panepinto updated the Board on the land acquisition. He recommended placing a parking lot in plan A’s plot and acquiring Ed Hoover’s property for the pavilion instead.
Hot August Night
Chelsea presented the poster contest submissions. The board voted and chose Staci Montgomery’s submission. She also briefed them on the wine and beer walk
Chelsea presented the action plan to the Board.
Design Committee Report
Pierre updated the Board on Hanson Crossing and city lighting. Colors of the bridge and possible solutions to the concrete light bases were also discussed. Jonathan Wong presented a rough draft of his approved mural.