Meetings

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The St. Catharines Downtown Association conducts an Annual General Meeting (AGM) each February. The financial statements of the previous year along with the current fiscal budget are reviewed and voted on by the Association membership present at the AGM.

The members of the St. Catharines Downtown Association, the designated Business Improvement Area (BIA), consist of persons who are assessed on the last returned assessment roll with respect to rateable property in the area that is in a prescribed business property class and tenants of such property.

The 45th Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at The St. Catharines Club, 77 Ontario Street, St. Catharines.

Registration begins at 5:00pm. Meeting begins at 5:30pm. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by February 21, 2018, phone 905-685-8424 or email admin@mydowntown.ca

View previous AGM Minutes

 

BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

The St. Catharines Downtown Association is governed by a Board of Management elected by the membership for a four year term, concurrent with the City of St. Catharines Councillors term of office. The Board of Management controls the Association's activities and approves all policies. 

The Board of Management meets a minimum of 10 times per year on a regular basis (monthly). Members of the public are welcome to attend. Please RSVP in advance to Tisha Polocko, Executive Director, phone 905-685-8424.

View Monthly Board Meeting Minutes

The meeting dates for 2018 are as follows:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 12:00pm at Conference Room, 80 King Street

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 5:30pm (Annual General Meeting), St. Catharines Club, 77 Ontario Street.

Wednesday March 21, 2018 at 12:00pm at Conference Room, 80 King Street

Wednesday April 25, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday May 16, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday June 20, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday July 18, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday August 15, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified) (call of the Chair)

Wednesday September 19, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday October 17, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday November 21, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified)

Wednesday December 19, 2018 (date, time, location to be verified) (call of the Chair)

 

The Current Board of Management (2018):

                Jennifer Anderson, Chair     Niagara Wine Festival

                John Blanchard                   Wilson Blanchard Management Inc.

                David Cooperman               Cooperman Real Estate

                Joe Critelli                            Critelli’s Fine Furniture

                Brian Gasbarini                    Rise Above

                Sarah Jarvis                         Craft Arts Market

                Patrick Little                         Heelis Little & Almas

                Michael Mazzolino               Mazzolino Real Estate

                Mathew Siscoe                    St. Patrick’s Ward Councillor, City of St. Catharines

                Maria Sleight                       Verity

                Joseph Viola, Treasurer      Viola Salter Group

                Scott Wark, Vice-Chair         Scotiabank

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Promotions & Marketing Committee

Committee provides input about promotion and marketing of downtown in general and reviews the promotion of events and other marketing initiatives.

Next meeting Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9:00am at Conference Room, 80 King Street

 

Safety Committee

Committee reviews downtown safety initiatives such as the Police Foot Patrol Program and plans ways to engage and assist the disadvantaged in our community.

Next meeting Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 3:00pm at Conference Room, 80 King Street

 

New Entrepreneur/Business Committee

Committee offers guidance to new and emerging businesses by working with the St. Catharines Enterprise Centre and other resources.

Next meeting Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 10:00am at Conference Room, 80 King Street

 

To get involved and actively participate in decision making about your Downtown, please contact Tisha Polocko, Executive Director of the St. Catharines Downtown Association at 905-685-8424 or email tisha@mydowntown.ca

 

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