Board Meeting Minutes

Monday Sept. 18, 2017 @ glaze

 

·         Call to order by Marc Mrugala @ 5:07pm

o   1st: Amy Ollman

o   2nd: Nancy Egelhoff

 

·         Present: Rob Kos, Marc Mrugala, Amy Ollman, Andy Lafond, Nancy Egelhoff, Dan Umhoefer, Kristina Eckert, Lara D’cruz-Jung

 

·         Absent: Jesse Daily, Katie

 

·         Treasurer’s Report – Rob loaned the TBA a laptop for Lara to install and set up QuickBooks.

 

·         Farmers Market – Rob mentioned that we lost a few vendors after Labor Day and school started back up. We will monitor the remaining weeks attendance of vendors and customers.

 

·         Music in the Park (previously referred to as Beer Garden) ran Aug. 17, 24, 31, Sept. 7, 14. 5pm – 8pm.

o   Attendance very good (about 100) for the last event. Bad weather hurt the other dates.

o   We need a sponsor in order to effectively market the series

o   TBA’s existing permit for Village Park was amended to include this

o   Operated under the TBA umbrella – Permit, insurance

o   Rob, glaze and Remington’s staffed each week.

o   Beers, wines, sodas and water

o   Burgers, brats, hot dogs and other easy food

o   Same menu each week

o   The String a Long Band provided the music each week except Aug. 31. We showed the Packer preseason game. They were well received.

o   A discussion was had regarding a TBD revenue share among participating members and the TBA, after expenses had been paid. There was no final decision

o   Amy Ollman brought up that Remington’s is uncertain if they are supportive of the weekly event. It may hurt business.

o   We need a name and logo, hopefully to include Beer Garden.

o   This would be a test run for a longer series summer of 2018

 

·         Business Trick or Treat – Oct. 26, 4pm-7pm

o   Rob to sign up participants, get signs and market

 

·         Christmas Tree Lighting – Dec. 1

o   Tree lighting at 6:45pm

o   Homestead choir? Would need risers?

o   Ask Anna (Mila’s) to MC and light the tree

 

·         Meeting with Mequon Festivals (Vanessa Nerbun)

o   Rob had a productive meeting with Vanessa Nerbun and discussed the possibility of Thiensville and Mequon working together on various events throughout the year. They will continue with more specific conversations.

 

·         New business/Other

o   Marc Mrugala has joined Richmond Investment Services in Mequon. We agreed that he would stay on as the TBA President.

o   Amy Ollman will be added as a signatory to the bank accounts at PNC.

o   Sam Azinger from Willms SC has expressed interest in the TBA and perhaps joining the board. We will invite him to the Oct. meeting.

 

·         Adjourned at 6:00pm

o   1st: Nancy Egelhoff

o   2nd: Amy Ollman