PRSVA Minutes Dance Palace June 9th, 2016 call to order 6:35- Karen Gray
Treasurer’s report. Alice Eckart requests a division of membership/treasurer duties, she will take on membership, Pamela Bridges to return to treasurer spot. Motion made by Mary Morgan, Cindy Morris second.
Discussion to send minutes out to all members via email. Web site prsva.org will have the minutes posted. Motion made by Chuck Eckart and second by Tom Quinn
HHS Appeal- Pam Bridges and Laura Arndt filed appeal and request 4 changes to building and design. Process discussed. Motion made by Mary Morgan to have letter of support of appeal be written from the PRSVA and second from Alice Eckart. Meeting with the planning commission on June 13 at 1:30
Marin County approved study on next 50 years of Tourism on West Marin to study restroom and parking needs, and tourist serving services. scope of study will be posted soon. Study will focus on Point Reyes, Stinson, Olema, Bolinas. NPS has 2.5 million visitors/ yr. NPS should be involved. Discussion that we should connect with other village associations. Ken Levin will contact BPUD to get their take on this.
Upcoming Community Tourism Forum - Karen Gray. PRSVA to host Impacts of tourism, problems created. Karen is meeting with NPS, IA, East Shore Group, Stinson, to discuss common issues and what we can agree on. Date- Sept. 22nd
Candidates’ Night Forum -Mark Switzer- Discussion of date. League of Women Voters to host.
Update on Lawsuit filed against NPS. A motion has been made to reject the lawsuit and will be heard at the US district court on July 13 at 1 PM.
Pamela Bridges, Mark Switzer, and Victoria Swift will be forming a group to collaborate with downtown business on various issues.
Leadership Circle- discussion of process so far, whats working what needs improvement / support. Discussion of risk of burnout in circle; request insights from the group. Suggestion of limiting agenda, leadership/membership balance, efficient use of time. Web site will become more of a support tool as we use it more. Pamela’s suggestion for more help - everyone bring a friend to the next meeting - many hands make lighter work.
Western Weekend- thanks to Madeline Hope and the Youth group for doing a good job on the cleanup.
Farmers Market table - need volunteers , we are going to have the table every Saturday. see Pamela or Laura
Local Coastal Plan- Lynn Axelrod suggested we need definition of “visitor serving services” in coastal groups. Lynn and Mary Morgan to meet with Mark Mcguire.