January 2017 Meeting Minutes

MBA Monthly Meeting Minutes, January 21, 2017


Attendees: 12

Nevin Kleege-Kleege Industries-MBA President, Hank Zapisek CFP-Financial Network Investment Corp.-MBA Treasurer, Kimberly Weber-Jerome’s Furniture-Recording Secretary, Shelley Anderson-Marketing Deli, Josh Millar-Applified Marketing, Darlene DeLaPaz-Pazable Solutions, Tom Cleary-USD Senior Director Community & Gov’t Relations, David Mannis-SDCNN, Elkie Wills-San Diego Humane Society, Max Folkers-RE/Max Real Estate, April Synnott-Bay Park Fish Co., Tracy Reed-City of San Diego/Economic Development Department


Call to order/introductions: The meeting was called to order at 2:07 pm.  Attendees introduced themselves.

President’s Remarks:  Sponsor needed for Historic Highway “101” Morena Blvd. project. Contact Dave Potter-619-507-1415.

Approval of November 2016 Minutes:  Minutes were approved unanimously.

Treasurer’s Report:  Grant Project expenses are pre-funded by the MBA then expenses are submitted for reimbursement from allocated Grant funds.  Grant funds of $10K will be used before June 2017 for MBA Mobile App promotion ($8K) and new Street Banners ($2K).


Old/New Business:

A.      2017 “Taste of Morena” event to be held on Wednesday, April 26th

B.      MBA Mobile APP (featured business videos) December 2016/“City Lights”, February 2017/“Sardina’s Restaurant”

C.      New Banner design to promote MBA Mobile App & Taste of Morena event


Business Community Commentary

A.       Elkie Wills-Humane Society-Director of Community Engagement-7th Annual Project Wildlike Baby Shower, March 4, 2017 on Custer Street just off Sherman Street. Contact number is 619.243.3490

B.      Tom Cleary-USD Senior Director Community & Gov’t Relations-Draft EIR for USD comment period ends 2/21/17


Adjournment: 3pm



Morena Business District members are given an opportunity to express ideas, concerns, questions or special requests that would impact the Morena District Community. Please contact Kimberly@mbasandiego.org (619) 301-9318 for additional information.






Thank you to our Morena District Community!