FORT LANGLEY BIA

FORT LANGLEY BIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
8:00am

Fort Langley Community Hall
9167 Glover Road
Fort Langley, BC

Attending

Gareth Abreo, Brenda Alberts, Christine Burdeniuk, Cathy Doyle, Jim Dyck, Blair Shpeley, and Eric Woodward

Regrets

Angela Hazelton

Others

Meghan Neufeld

A.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA ITEMS

Meeting called to order at 8:03am.

MOTION
That the agenda for the meeting be approved and adopted, as amended.
MOVED
Christine Burdeniuk
SECONDED
Cathy Doyle
CARRIED
Without Dissent
B.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
MOTION
That the minutes of the April 12, 2016, meeting be adopted as received.
MOVED
Gareth Abreo
SECONDED
Jim Dyck
CARRIED
Without Dissent
C.
PRESENTATIONS
D.
REPORTS
  1. President's Report
  2. Treasurer's Report
    1. Jim Dyck reported that the Fort Langley BIA cash balance is $68,604.
E.
CORRESPONDENCE
F.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
H.
CURRENT WORK ITEMS
  1. Constitution Amendments. Christine Burdeniuk.
    1. Christine Burdeniuk confirmed that she will bring a few copies of the draft constitution and bylaws to the AGM, discuss the need to replace the existing bylaws with the membership, and that the process will continue with next steps with the new Board at the June Board meeting.
  2. Bloom Market. Meghan Neufeld & Eric Woodward.
    1. Meghan Neufeld reviewed with the Board the attendance and final budget actuals for Bloom Market Spring held May 7-8. She also reported that attendance was consistent with previous markets.
    2. Eric Woodward thank Meghan for her stellar work in coordinating two Bloom Markets, one in April and May, this year. He also mentioned that one merchant commented to him the Sunday of Bloom Market Spring was their highest sales day ever recorded, great feedback that confirmed Bloom Market continues to be a great success for the BIA.
I.
OTHER BUSINESS
  1. Annual General Meeting. Thursday, May 26, 2016.
    1. Eric Woodward confirmed that the Annual General Meeting would be held on May 26, 2016, and that the required notices had been delivered, and that it was also sent by mail.
    2. He thanked both Blair Shpeley for serving on the Board these past two years, and to Jim Dyck for his amazing service to the Fort Langley BIA since its formation almost 20 years ago. Both confirmed that would not be putting their names forward to run for a subsequent term.
    MOTION
    That the Board hereby accept Cathy Doyle's nomination form for the 2016-2018 Board of Directors after the posted deadline.
    MOVED
    Christine Burdeniuk
    SECONDED
    Blair Shpeley
    CARRIED
    Without Dissent
  2. Utilities Conversion Update. All.
    1. Eric Woodward confirmed that there was no update for the Board, as new information was forthcoming from the Township of Langley regarding the possible date then construction would resume.
J.
ROUND TABLE
K.
NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is proposed to be on June 14, 2016, at 8:00am.

L.
TERMINATION

Meeting adjourned at 9:22am.