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Northshore Harbor Center

Board of Commissioners

2018 Meeting Dates

 

January 3

February 7

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6

July 11

August 1

September 5

October 3

November 7

December 5

 

 

MINUTES

Northshore Harbor Center Board

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell, LA

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:04 a.m. by Chairman, Mark Myers.  Present: Kurt Bozant, Martin Bruno, Jr., Carrie Calvin, Kevin Davis, Mark Myers, Martin Patel, Darrell Smith and Kathleen Wilkin.  Absent:  Carol Beech, Stephanie Berault, Irma Cry, Martin Jackson, Donna O’Daniels and Thomas Shinn.   Also present: Joe Anderson, Wynn Williams, Kathy Lowrey, Valerie Waeltz and Sheila Vicknair.

Board Chairman Mark Myers gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mr. Myers introduced new Board member, Mr. Kurt Bozant.  Mr. Joe Anderson administered the oath of office to Mr. Bozant.  Mr. Myers introduced Ms. Wynn Williams of Hancock/Whitney Bank and all financial institution paperwork was signed.

The board reviewed minutes from the November regular meeting.  Mr. Darrell Smith motioned to accept the minutes as written, Mr. Kevin Davis seconded and the motion carried unanimously.  

Mr. Myers gave an update on the Strategic Planning Committee.  Discussion ensued.  The Board decided to wait until January’s Board meeting to make a final decision on the committee’s recommendations. 

Ms. Lowrey presented to the Board the proposals for a new server.  Discussion ensued.  Mr. Davis moved to accept 1UpTech’s proposal.  Mr. Smith requested an amendment to the motion to have 1UpTech add a back-up power source to their proposal.  Mr. Davis accepted the amendment.  Mr. Martin Patel seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Ms. Lowrey updated the Board on the status of acoustic panel estimates for the grand hall.

The Board moved on to New Business.  The proposed 2018 Budget was presented to the Board.  Discussion ensued.  Mr. Martin Bruno motioned to accept the proposed budget.  Mr. Smith seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

Ms. Lowrey gave the General Manager’s Report.  The USMC Band Concert was very successful and brought in 725 toys.  Those toys will be distributed on December 22nd, along with all the toys collected from the local area drop off points.

Ms. Valerie Waeltz presented the Sales report.

The next meeting will be January 3, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. 

Mr. Davis is motioned to adjourn.  Mr. Bruno seconded.  The meeting adjourned at 9:50 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Sheila Vicknair

MINUTES

Northshore Harbor Center Board

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell, LA

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:02 a.m. by Chairman, Mark Myers.  Present: Carol Beech, Martin Bruno, Jr., Carrie Calvin, Martin Jackson, Mark Myers, Thomas Shinn, Darrell Smith and Kathleen Wilkin.  Absent:  Irma Cry, Kevin Davis, Donna O’Daniels and Martin Patel.   Also present: Joe Anderson, Wynn Williams, Kathy Lowrey, Valerie Waeltz and Sheila Vicknair.

Mr. Darrell Smith gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mr. Mark Myers introduced the new Board member, Ms. Carrie Calvin.  Mr. Joe Anderson administered the oath of office to Ms. Calvin.  Mr. Myers introduced Ms. Wynn Williams of Hancock/Whitney Bank.

The board reviewed minutes from the October regular meeting.  Mr. Martin Bruno motioned to accept the minutes as written, Mr. Darrell Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.  

Mr. Myers updated the Board on the Strategic Planning Committee’s recent meeting.  Discussion ensued.  Mr. Smith motioned to seek out market research companies by the end of November.  Ms. Stephanie Berault seconded, and the motion passed unanimously. 

Ms. Lowrey updated the Board on the new HVAC unit installation and the salvageable parts.

The Board moved on to New Business.  Ms. Wynn Williams presented Hancock/Whitney Bank’s proposed offer to continue our current interest rates.  Discussion ensued.  Mr. Bruno motioned to accept the proposed resolution from Hancock/Whitney Bank.  Ms. Carol Beech seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

Ms. Lowrey gave the General Manager’s Report.  She reminded the Board of the upcoming events, including the Smooth Jazz Matinee on November 12th, the Senior Appreciation Luncheon on November 14th, the Marine Band Concert on December 5th, and the Toys for Tots Toy Distribution on December 20th.

Ms. Valerie Waeltz presented the Sales report.

The next meeting will be December 6, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. 

Ms. Beech is motioned to adjourn.  Ms. Berault seconded.  The meeting adjourned at 9:52 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Sheila Vicknair

MINUTES

Northshore Harbor Center Board

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell, LA

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Chairman, Mark Myers.  Present: Carol Beech, Martin Bruno, Jr., Irma Cry, Kevin Davis, Mark Myers, Donna O’Daniels, Thomas Shinn, Darrell Smith and Kathleen Wilkin.  Absent:  Martin Jackson, Martin Patel.   Also present: Kathy Lowrey, Eileen Sementilli, Valerie Waeltz and Sheila Vicknair.

Mr. Mark Myers gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Ms. Kathy Lowrey presented a plaque to Ms. Eileen Sementilli, for her 10 years of dedication and service to the Northshore Harbor Center.

The board reviewed minutes from the September regular meeting.  Mr. Kevin Davis motioned to accept the minutes as written, Mr. Darrell Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.  

Ms. Kathy Lowrey updated the Board on the new catering policy that recently took effect.  Discussion ensued.  Mr. Davis motioned to request Breaux Mar to correct the kitchen equipment depreciated cost sheet to include the Northshore Harbor Center’s address.  Mr. Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Ms. Lowrey updated the Board on the Strategic Planning Committee’s upcoming meeting.  Discussion ensued.  Ms. Lowrey informed the Board that the new HVAC unit will be delivered the 3rd or 4th week of October.

The Board moved on to New Business and the election of a new Vice-chair.  Mr. Martin Bruno and Mr. Darrell Smith were both nominated.  Mr. Bruno conceded, and Mr. Smith was unanimously elected Vice-chair.  Ms. Lowrey announced the Treasurer’s position was open.  Mr. Davis motioned to nominate Mr. Bruno as Treasurer.  Ms. Carol Beech seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.  Mr. Bruno is to be added to the Whitney Bank account.

Ms. Lowrey gave the General Manager’s Report.  She reminded the Board of the upcoming events, including the Marine Band Concert on December 5, 2017.

Ms. Valerie Waeltz presented the Sales report.

The next meeting will be November 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. 

Mr. Davis motioned to adjourn.  Mr. Smith seconded.  The meeting adjourned at 9:47 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Sheila Vicknair

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