December 11, 2018
Call to order: Meeting called to order at 6 PM by President Janet Stanley
Minutes: October minutes reviewed. No changes to meeting minutes. Motion to accept by Delores Jacksland, seconded by Matt Stanley
Corrected November report and December treasury report reviewed. Motion to accept by Delores Jacksland, seconded by Matt Stanley
Dave Jordan has taken position as treasurer effective immediately.
No correspondence to review
Elves Night was a success
Silent auction made $796.00. 50/50 raffle made $24.00
Slate of officers to be sent out through e-mail for approval. At this time, it is assumed the current slate of officers remains in effect.
Janet to meet with DPW to review events scheduled for the year that require assistance from DPW. This way we can partner and ensure we know what is expected on both sides.
Question was raised about there being a light on the reindeer, this is still be looked into by DPW.
Matt Stanley suggested we encourage businesses to use the I love NY app. It allows you to post information about your business that can be seen when people access the app. Chamber will continue to promote this tool.
A suggestion was made to have a speaker at least quarterly. Chamber is open to suggestions some ideas are, improving advertising through social media, estate and financial planning, small business tax assistance. Regular monthly meetings will continue to address business.
Delores brought up a community event idea of playing old Canajoharie parade movies taken by an Arkell son years ago. Could be combined with a patriotic picnic with old fashioned games such as croquet and showing of the movie at the library later in the afternoon. Sheryl Neal agreed to work on this event. Kim Lawrence to speak to Joe Santangelo for availability of films and check prom date to not interfere.
Looking for volunteers for membership campaign
No discussion at this time
Other: No additional discussions at this time
Meetings: Meetings to be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Next Chamber meeting 1/8/18 at Arkell Center at 6 PM.
Motion: Motion to adjourn Tim Robertson, Matt Stanley
Respectfully Submitted by: Kim Lawrence, Secretary