Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors November 25, 2002
Henry Hudson Regional High School Library
PM: Carla Braswell, HBP President, called the non-public portion
of the meeting to order and read the public notice. She then introduced
new HBP part-time manager, Nick Evangelista, to the Board of Directors.
ATTENDANCE: In attendance were the following voting
members: C. Braswell, J. Wicklund, W. Duncan, F. Rosiak, M. Kovic, S.
Ruby, L. Nolan. There was a meeting quorum for action.
Ms. Braswell called a moment of silence for Lynn Hunter who recently
Ms. Braswel requests ideas for Lynn Hunter memorial. Mr. Duncan suggests
memorial to Heart Fund. Mr. Kovic suggests HBP sponsor testimonial dinner
during Clean Ocean Action event.
HBP Treasurers Lori-Ann Bodnar Nolan presented the Treasurers Report
to the Board.
Ms. Braswell states budget to be finalized for submission to Boro by
December. She also states that HBP events are paying for themselves
but profits are not realized; they cannot be looked upon as profit-makers
at this time; they are image enhancers established to draw positive
attention and visitors into town.
7: 50 PM: Mr. Kovic motions to break Exec. Session
for presentation by Patti Baxter of Northern Monmouth County Chamber
of Commerce and Ms. Braswell seconds.
Patti thanks HBP for renewed blanket membership and requests updated
HBP business database for individual membership recruitment. Advises
that summer Harborsounds concert series will again be held in Highlands,
and that radio station 90.5 FM is once again on board for the event
and on the concert committee.
8:05 PM: Ms.Baxter concludes NMCCC presentation and
Exec. Session resumes.
Mrs. Wicklund expressed concerns about seemingly excessive out-of-pocket
expenses being billed by ACI.
Ms. Braswell states that ACI out of pocket expenses shall be more closely
reviewed, with the assistance of Mr. Evangelista.
Electrical load for ClamFest to be evaluated and availability of generators
to support it to be determined.
Mr.Duncan suggests contacting GPU community liason to rework site electricity
Ms. Braswell presents proposal from GE Financial to manage HBP money
markets. Mr. Duncan motions change from current Prudential Financial
to GE Financial and Ms. Ruby seconds. No opposition.
REVIEW OF 8/12/02 REGULAR MTG. MINUTES
Reviewed by all present and agreed to. Copies to be forwarded
to all members not in attendance.
LIVABLE COMMUNITIES GRANT APPLICATION
Ms. Ruby explains that Economic Dvlpmt. Committee has applied
for grant on behalf of Boro to obtain vacant lots at Water Witch &
Bay Avenues for parking areas & a visitors/concierge kiosk. Application
was completed by M. Truscott/Schoor DePalma Engineers. Grants are expected
to be awarded in March 2003.
New meeting notices will be made to all HBP members and meetings
will be held at 7:30 pm across the board.
Executive Session was closed by a motion by C. Braswell, second by L.Nolan
with all in favor the session was closed at 8:50 p.m.
There was no public present at the meeting. The meeting was
Notification to follow of first meeting of 2003 of the HBP
Board of Directors.
PREPARED BY: N. Evangelista, HBP Manager