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Commerce and Industry Association Minutes

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Commerce and Industry Association

Tuesday, November 18, 1997

Location: Carnegie Building

305 S. Main Street - Jefferson

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


1. Call to Order


2. Approval of Minutes of January 21st meeting and Notes of April 15th meeting


3. Approval of Financial Report


4. Chamber Update

a. First Annual Retreat/Planning Workshop

1. Facilitated by Andy Hayes (Executive Director of Forward Janesville)

2. Attended by 21 of 23 invitees

3. Developed a Program of Work for 1998

b. New Board Members

1. Debbie "Chick" Johnson (The Works Hair Salon)

2. Dan Haas (Friskies)

3. John Radtke (Bon Ton Bakery)

4. Val Lehman (The Bronze Bean)

c. New officers

1. Peggy Bare - 1998 President

2. Jim van Lieshout - 1998 President-Elect


5. Jefferson Development Corporation Update

a. New Board Member - Shirley Dempsey (Jefferson Transport Service)

b. 1998 Industrial Park Plans

1. Land price formula

2. Rough in tentative lots

3. Revise covenants

4. Develop a marketing strategy


6. Common Council Update

a. New Alderperson - Jim Hetzel

b. Upcoming Appointment - Pam Rogers' replacement

c. 1998 Budget

d. Puerner Building fire


7. 1998 Budget Proposal


8. Performance Evaluation of Executive Director


9. Unfinished Business


10. New Business


11. Adjourn



To be determined

recommend quarterly; 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.