August 26, 2013 – EDA Meeting Minutes

Industrial Park post cards mailed
                  
                  
        

August 26, 2013 – EDA Meeting Minutes

The regular meeting of the Freeport EDA Board was called to order by President Matt Worms at 12:15 P.M. with members Carrie Goebel, Mason Schirmer and Andy Welle present. Members Jim Hemker and Bud Heidgerken were absent.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Goebel moved and Schirmer seconded a motion to approve the agenda. Motion carried 4-0.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Welle moved and Goebel seconded a motion to approve the July 15, 2013 minutes. Motion carried 4-0.

NEW BUSINESS
Community Survey
Schirmer presented ideas for a survey mailing. Members made suggestions on content and design.

Initiative Foundation Request
Schirmer said the City recently received a request from the Initiative Foundation for a donation towards their 2014 budget. Schirmer said Council passed on the offer and suggest it go before the EDA. Members suggested only providing after the Initiative Foundation has helped a business or organization within the City.

OLD BUSINESS
Industrial Park Post Cards Mailed
Schirmer said the majority of the cards came back as return-to-sender. Schirmer said the addresses on the list (originally obtained by previous Clerk) were old; many of the business had relocated since. Schirmer said he is working with Adrianna Hennen on developing a new list.

NEXT MEETING
Schirmer said the next meeting will be Monday, September 16, 2013 at noon in City Hall.

ADJOURN
Worms moved and Goebel seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1:02 P.M. Motion carried 4-0.

Matthew Worms, President                        Mason Schirmer, Secretary

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