Minutes for August 11, 2016

Present: Norm Krug, Bill Blum, Melody Lanthorn-Gale, Carol Giovanatto Absent: Wendy Stewart, Byron Jones, Dan Parks Guests: Jonny Westom, Zac Weinberg 

Public Comment - None 

Motion made by Carol Giovanatto to approve minutes of July 14, 2016 Motion seconded by Melody Lanthorn-Gale. Motion Passes unanimously.

Financial Update - Bill Blum Dan Parks is on vacation. The TID received a check from the City for $128,179.91.

Marketing Update - Jonny Westom / Bill Blum Currently working with Destination Strategies and our advertising agency in preparation for our fall/winter campaign that begins in November. New photography and video came out really well. Permit was received for Plaza lighting event on November 12.

TID Payer Reception/B&B Communication Ideas - Jonny Westom TID Payer/B&B Association reception will be on October 25th from 6-7:30 pm at Pangloss Winery.

TID Annual Report to the City - Jonny Westom Annual report to the City will be presented to the City Council on Monday, August 15th.

Update on Holiday Lighting - Jonny Westom City has received insurance certificate and permit was received for Plaza lighting event on November 12. Consideration of Items for Future Agendas Holidays in Sonoma Update - Jonny Westom TID Grant Requests Review - Norm Krug TID Annual Report to the City Update - Jonny Westom

Board Member Comments - None

Set date for next meeting: Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 8 AM at Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn