Economic Development Committee Meeting

Date: November 02nd, 2015

Time: 7:00pm

Venue: Community Board 9

Address: 890 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

Contact: Pearl R. Miles

Phone: 1-718-778-9279

Email: bk09@cb.nyc.gov

AGENDA

I. Shop Local Program

  • Shop Local Program
    • Program Implementation:
      1. Participating Merchants Association
      2. Other Community Organizations
  • Identify Program Components for Implementation
    1. Dates / Activities – Pia
    2. Public Relations/Promotion – Lead Person, components
  • Store Flags
    • Cost – $
    • Locations
  • Purchases – Lead Person, Items
  • Tree and Menorah Lighting
    1. Cost
    2. Where/when
    3. Lead person
  • Street Activities
    1. Tables – Food, Giveaways
    2. Day of Promotions
    3. Entertainers
    4. Trolly – $750 / Day

II. Fund Raising

  • Donations:

– Present Fundraising status

– Who do you want to approach?

– Merchant Association Contributions

– Merchant Contributions

III.  New Business

  1. How do we attract retailers who sell merchandise versus food on major commercial strips?
  1. Adjournment