SHNA Board of Directors Executive Session Minutes

February 16, 2009, Himmel Park Library Meeting Room

Present: Rick Bell, John ODowd, Wallis Downer, Steve Gilsdorf, Kathi McLaughlin, Sylvia Mungaray, Gail Schuessler, Frank Soltys, Ed Stokes, John Wilder.

Absent: Janett Carbajal, Carolyn Classen, Doug Donahue.

Guests: Debbie Stertz, Gabriele Head, Tania Capin (Quality of Life Questionnaire), Louanne Panepento, Amy Maffeo, Betty Guarraia (Home Tour), Micah, Alana and Noah Dray, Paul Mackey, Su and Ned Egen, Lisa Bollinger (Solar Rock), Anita Hauri; Jay Tolkoff, Jim Counts & Roy Noggle (Nimbus Brewing Co.).

Meeting called to order at 7:06 p.m.

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A.     Guarraia provided an update on the Home Tour scheduled for 3/15, sought volunteers to sell tickets at Rincon Market Parking Lot beginning at 9 a.m.

B.     Head/Capin/Stertz circulated a questionnaire and timeline for the Board's perusal. Mungaray and McLaughlin to collect Board comments and report to the group by March 1.

C.     Bollinger sought the Board's approval of the annual Solid Rock event scheduled 3/29 from 12-6 pm at Himmel Park. Motion/second/passed approving event.

Election of Officers: Voted by acclamation - O'Dowd, President; Stokes, V.P.; Classen, Secretary; Gilsdorf, Treasurer.

Approval of 12/16/08 BOD Minutes and 1/20/09 Annual Meeting Minutes: A.     Board of Adjustment hearing scheduled 2/25 for variance

B.     Intended as a tasting room, not intended to be a bar

C.     No music outside

D.     Applied/granted Series 12 liquor license (60% beer/40% food)

E.      Presently 49 inside seats planned; eventually 70 possible if granted variance

F.      Parking: 18 parking spaces, 22 bicycle spaces, leases on additional 28 spaces after 5 p.m.

G.     Plans to upgrade food offerings after license granted

Announcements:

Newsletter items deadline 3/15/09.

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m., at which time the Board went into Executive Session

Minutes prepared by Maxine Fifer, Tucson Office Professionals, 5250 E. Pima #131, 325-7721, wetypefast@aol.com