December 2, 2021

Members Present

Candi Youngker
Jay Broadbent
Lara Serbin
Dorothy Lockard
Jeff Serbin
Alice Dryer
Christy McAchran
Melanie Belshee
Ryan Belshee

City Staff Present

Miranda Gomez

  • Meeting was called to order at 8:30 am.
  • Dorothy recapped Shop Small.  Suggested changing times to 10-1 and keep at 100 bags for give aways.
  • Minutes from November meeting were approved.
  • Candi gave an update on the Downtown Overlay.  Board to review proposals.
  • Miranda reported that the A Wing has been taken down to its’ studs.  The next budget will have a new design request included.  CIP’s are due the end of December.  Budget requests are due mid January.
  • Also discussed is the 3 year plan for Benbow Park.
  • Alice reported Financial Status and will collect Buckeye Bucks from Shop Small next Monday.  Report was approved.
  • Event Task Manager update – Still in process.
  • Event wrap up and discussion will be at an additional meeting in February 2022.
  • Cotton Fest on 4th – currently 50 vendors, 6 food trucks.  Volunteers were given assignments.
  • Glow on Monroe – Needs were discussed.
  • Buckeye Days – Needs were discussed.
  • Our Council Workshop is scheduled for January 18.  Email 2-4 ideas for 1-3 year focus plan to Candi by December 15.
  • Meeting was Adjourned at 11:10 am.