Board of Management Meetings
The St. Catharines Downtown Association is governed by a Board of Management approved by St. Catharines City Council 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 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The next regular Board meeting is scheduled for Monday April 19, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. via Zoom conference call.
Topic: Board of Management Meeting
Time: Apr 19, 2021 02:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 967 5880 4747
2021 Upcoming Board of Management Meeting Schedule
The tentative meeting dates / times are as follows:
Monday April 19 at 2:30pm
Monday May 17 at 2:30pm
Monday June 21 at 2:30pm
Monday July 19 at 2:30pm
Monday August 16 at 2:30pm *
Monday September 20 at 2:30pm
Monday October 25 at 2:30pm
Monday November 22 at 2:30pm
Monday December 20 at 2:30pm *
* call of the Chair, if required
If you wish to receive a copy of the minutes from the latest Board of Management meeting, please contact the office by email or call 905-685-8424, or you may view ratified minutes for 2020 below.
Summer Activations Sub-Committee
A sub-committee has been formed to plan downtown summer activations for 2021. The next meeting is being held via Zoom on Tuesday April 27, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. (rescheduled from April 20).
(Zoom Meeting link to be provided)
Visit Member Communications – Downtown Summer Activations for planning information including link to Google Calendar.
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: To be announced. Please RSVP to Tisha by email or call 905-685-8424.
Downtown Beautification Committee
The next meeting of the Downtown Beautification Committee is TBA. Please RSVP to Tisha by email or call 905-685-8424.
Committee reviews downtown safety initiatives such as the Police Foot Patrol Program and plans ways to engage and assist the disadvantaged in our community. The next meeting of the Safety Committee is TBA.
New Entrepreneur/Business Committee
Committee offers guidance to new and emerging businesses by working with the St. Catharines Enterprise Centre and other resources. The next meeting is TBA. RSVP to Tisha by email or call 905-685-8424.
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 48th Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 5:30pm via Zoom. Please visit the Event Listing for the AGM for more information.
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