August 16, 2016

 Historic Hannibal Marketing Council

August 16, 2016 Minutes

The meeting was called to order by President Paul Lewellen at 5:15PM. Members present: Dena; Kristine; Mary; Terry; Ken; Kenna; Mike; Gloria; Joe; Steve; Debbie.

The agenda was approved.

The July minutes were approved, Motion made by Mary and seconded by Dena.

The treasurer’s report was passed to members. Total assets in checking and savings is $31,640.25 It was noted that there are still some outstanding bills to be paid including the portapotties; domain name; and some advertising.  There are a couple of outstanding bills for the MO Life magazine. A bill for TOM has not been cashed yet. Mike reported that in all there is approx. $500 in bills that need to be paid. Our yearly dues will be due on Jan. Our change of the fiscal year to Jan. through Dec. will be voted on at the annual meeting in October. Dena mentioned that some businesses might have difficulty paying in January, Mike will send out invoices in November and members can pay any time before January. Kristine made the motion to pass an amendment changing the fiscal year to January 1st to December 31st and to extend the year from October 1st to December 31st, 2017. Kenna seconded. All approved. The membership R&R committee will meet to discuss pro-rating the dues.

HCVB – Gail not in attendance.

A bill was sent to us from the electric company for electric that was used on Main and Bird. The bill is for July 6th to July 31st. Mike will follow up with Sheila.

Events : nothing to report at this time

Membership: New possible members: Karlocks; The Crossing; Bobby Boland; Beauty Bar

Beautification: 10 goals for 2016 were set and most of them have been accopmplished. The committee met with Jeff and it went very well. A concern for the watering of the flower pots was discussed because not all of them are getting watered regularly. Mike suggested that the pots be set on blocks. Joe asked that garbage cans be placed on Broadway. All members should contract their councilman to show support on the riverfront plans.

Steampunk: HHMC will be selling beer during the event at Kiwanis Park on Saturday and Sunday and Saturday evening during the concert. A sign up sheet will be emailed to members asking for your help.

Joe reported that we will be meeting with the University Extension Office soon to discuss strategy and planning.

There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Gloria Burns, Secretary, HHMC