Concession Street Board of Management - Thursday Sept 19, 2019
9am to 10am at Alcatraz Mystery Studio – 604 Concession Street
Welcome & Introductory Remarks – Chair
Review & Approval of the Agenda
Review & Approval of Meeting Minutes
AGM date has been set for Thursday Oct 24th, 5:30-8pm at the Concession Branch Library (2nd floor)
Treasurer Report – Alana Travis
Chair of the Beautification Committee – Alana Travis
Chair of the Concession Marketing Committee – Kathy Kreidl
Video project: next steps in collaboration with The Generator. To date shopping, dining, fitness & entertainment and beauty & wellness videos have been completed. All are available to view on the Concession BIA website (video library) and YouTube. Events and Overall Concession video’s remain.
Working on marketing and advertising plan for 2020. More details and motion to approve earmarked spending to come in the coming weeks.
Continuing with Mountain News monthly ads – and paid boosted social media posts for the BIA
Chair of Concession Events Committee – Cristina Geissler
Sidewalk Sounds for Friday Sept 20th: music, Hamilton Bellydance dancers, chalk artist, appearance by Bruiser of the Hamilton Bulldogs and vendors
Bruiser appearance deferred to last Sidewalk Sounds Sept 20th, the day before their home opener of the season
Fallfest on Saturday Oct 5th will include horse and wagon rides, fundraising corn roast, vendors, live music (10am to 4pm), Bruiser appearance from Bulldogs, grande opening celebration of Penny Pinchers on this day and street decorated with fall coloured streamers. We are also trying to secure free parking on Concession from our ward Councillor Pauls.
Beautiful Alleys Fall Clean up scheduled for Saturday Oct 28th – staring at 9am – meet up in the parking lot of 555 Concession
Nosh Week: Taste of Concession returning in mid October 2019. More details to follow shortly.
Chair of Safety Committee – Jim Foreman
Executive Director Updates – Cristina Geissler
Urban Renewal – Mural Grant for Joslins: Rendering approval required by Concession Board
MOTION TO APPROVE:
Sam Lawrence Park Revitalization updates: online survey results summary. Next Public Advisory meeting scheduled for Wed Oct 2nd (6:30-8:30pm at the Hamilton Mt Seventh Day Adventist Church (284rch (284rch (284 Concession)
Update on Father Scott McNaughton from St Stephens Church
Grant applications for Streetfest and Sidewalk Sounds 2020 are now open and will be completed and submitted by end of this month
City of Hamilton Cigarette Litter campaign: portable ashtrays available at BIA office
City of Hamilton Utility box wraps: minimum of 4 coming in Fall 2019 to Concession
Juravinski entrance closure until Dec 2019 – part of the stem cell ward development in the hospital
CAP and Linseed’s partnership: Fashion Show in support of cancer survivors on Oct 22nd @7pm the Royal Canadian Legion on Upper Wentworth
Penny Pinchers Costume Rentals opening at 529 Concession for Fallfest on Sat Oct 5th
Zachary's Paws for Healing at 569 Concession will be opening in October 2019
East Uptown Yoga is relocating from 489 to 493 Concession into a larger space (One Wellness Group) as of Nov 1st, 2019
Rental spaces now available at the former dance studio spaces at The Zoetic. All street level, varying space sizes. Reach out to any interested businesses and direct them to our website: Properties on Concession tab for contact information.