January 2019 Membership Minutes - Jan 10, 2019

Merchants of Oak Ridge

Meeting Minutes from January 10, 2019

Attending: Susan Greeson, Ann Schneider, Alan Abrams, Tim DeStacio, Jim Kinneman, Randy Floss, Maureena Shepherd, Pat Fehlig, Bruce Frankel, Phillip Hanks, Jenny Palming, Josef Zimmerman, Dave Kiddy, Laura Reener, Vann Tanner, Micky Tingen, Madeline Busch, and Angela Fuller.

The meeting was opened by Susan Greesen and called to order.

Meeting minutes from December were approved. Thank you to Phillip Hanks.

Business on Tap:

  • Will continue to be held on the second Tuesday of each Month

  • MOR will give $175 towards event if not hosted @ Oak Ridge Room

  • If hosted @ Oak Ridge Room, host will pick up bar tab.

Angel Fuller has agreed to do the Business on Tap on March 12th.

MOR welcomes Jenny Palming from Sweet Sweets by Jenny at a guest.

Town Council Updates given by Ann Schnieder:

  • Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 1/13/2019 - Over 70 RSVPs. Thank you to Military Academy for hosting.

  • Improving Notifications for re-zoning for Residence/Business . 2 Rounds of letters are going out and more tools for Town transparency for home owners and business owners through better signage.

  • Crime: car burglaries at town park and vape shop

  • Town Council Meetings are the second Thursday evening of every month @ 7pm.

  • There have been 11 voluntary annexation applications.

  • Successfully changed HWY 68 speed lime to 35MPH.

Member introductions made.

Education Moment given by Bruce Frankel.

Meeting Adjourned.

Minutes submitted by Maureena Shepherd