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 email@example.com
Please use the following link for the Emergency Board Meeting scheduled July 19 at 10 am
Zoom link to be added
The next regular Board meeting is scheduled for August 16, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom conference call.
2021 Upcoming Board of Management Meeting Schedule
The tentative meeting dates / times are as follows:
Monday July 19 at 9:30am
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.
July 20 Meeting will take place at 9:00 am:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 915 4795 5726
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 of the Promotions & Marketing Committee: TBD. Please RSVP to Tisha by email or call 905-685-8424.
Zoom link will be posted here when available.
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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