FORT LANGLEY BIA

FORT LANGLEY BIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES

Thursday, April 11, 2013
8:00am

BIA Office
Unit 3, 9228 Glover Road
Fort Langley, BC

Attending

Gareth Abreo, Jim Dyck, Casey Smith, Misty Vanpopta, and Eric Woodward

Regrets

Andy Abreo, Dixie Jacobson, Kevin Speilman

A.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA ITEMS

Meeting called to order at 8:00am.

MOTION
That the agenda for the meeting be approved and adopted.
MOVED BY
Gareth Abreo
SECONDED BY
Misty Vanpopta
CARRIED
Without Dissent
B.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
MOTION
That the minutes of the March 7, 2013, meeting be adopted as received.
MOVED BY
Gareth Abreo
SECONDED BY
Jim Dyck
CARRIED
Without Dissent
C.
PRESENTATIONS
  1. Gary McKinnon, Val Gafka, and Isabel Picotte from the Township of Langley came to meet with the Board of Directors to discuss BIA concerns about the filming revisions currently underway that are proposing the removal of the Fort Langley BIA Filming Liaison position. Cathy Miller was also in attendance.
D.
REPORTS
  1. President's Report
    1. Met with Nerida Bullock from Prospera GranFondo. March 15, 2013.
    2. Met with Lynn Whitehouse with the GLCC About BIA Issues. March 28, 2013.
    3. Attended the Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on behalf of the Fort Langley BIA. April 4, 2013.
    4. Updated the directory map software and custom merchant pages on fortlangley.com, and released the initial version of the Remember section which outlines a local heritage walk.
  2. Treasurer's Report
    1. Jim Dyck reported that the cash balance of the BIA as of April 11, 2013, is $32,189.
  3. Streetscape Report
    1. There was no streetscape report.
E.
CORRESPONDENCE
  1. FOI Request Response #3. March 6, 2013.
  2. Cash-in-Lieu Parking Review Request. March 18, 2013.
  3. ToL Response to Guidelines Revision Feedback. March 25, 2013.
  4. FOI Final Response. April 5, 2013.
F.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
H.
CURRENT WORK ITEMS
  1. Transition to Online Bookkeeping. Jim Dyck & Eric Woodward.
    1. Eric Woodward reported that the setup of online bookkeeping and access to the transactions online was largely completed.
  2. Village Directories. Eric Woodward & Kevin Speilman.
    1. Due to the lack of time this item was deferred to the next meeting.
  3. Cranberry Festival 2013. All.
    1. Due to the lack of time this item was deferred to the next meeting.
I.
OTHER BUSINESS
  1. Filming Guidelines Revisions
    1. Misty Vanpopta said that she thought it was a constructive meeting, and better understood the rationale for staff proposing the elimination of a liaison position specific to Fort Langley.
    2. Jim Dyck expressed concern that Township staff do not see the day-to-day reality of filming, and the disruption it causes, and felt the liasion position helped address that in ways that remote coordinators simply cannot.
    3. Eric Woodward said he thought the removal of the Fort Langley BIA film liaison was a done deal, and will be very hard to keep in the guidelines.
  2. Requests for Insurance Coverage
    1. Due to the lack of time this item was deferred to the next meeting.
  3. Fort Fridays
    1. Due to the lack of time this item was deferred to the next meeting.
J.
ROUND TABLE
K.
NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is proposed to be on May 9, 2013, at 8:00am, at Lee's Market.

L.
TERMINATION

Meeting adjourned at 11:22am.