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Minutes of Annual Meeting

Pillette Village Business Improvement Association
March 14, 2024

In Attendance: Danielle Ramsten, David Duke, Diane Beck, Terry Yaldo and Bridget Scheuerman

Regrets: Councillors Jo-Anne Gignac and Ed Sleiman

Approval of Minutes

  • Motion by Diane and seconded by Danielle to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Passed.

Financial Report

  • Bridget provided the following Financial Report:
  • Bank Balance as of February 29, 2024 $20,650.04
  • Deposit 50% of 2024 Operating Budget $20,000.00
  • Outstanding Cheques $1,170.53
  • Final Monthly Balance $39,479.51
  • Terry asked if we could have a running total of the Capital Works budget included in the monthly report.
  • Motion by Diane and seconded by Danielle to accept the monthly report. Passed.

Events for 2024

  • The Street Sale will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Set up time will begin 8:00 a.m.
  • There will be no rain date.
  • Current businesses within the BIA do not have to pay for a table, but must register through the website and indicate number of tables (maximum of two paid by the BIA).
  • Open Streets will take place Sunday September 22nd, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Some ideas are being considered for events within Open Streets.
  • Awaiting information from the City.
  • Ideas being considered are passport where stamps are collected to win a prize.
  • There will be a meeting called with the businesses to discuss how the event will be take place, within the parameters set up by the City.
  • Bridget will be attending a meeting with Parks & Recreation on April 8th.
  • We will need Marketing information from the businesses to indicate what they plan for that day and also for the Street Sale.


  • Ongoing promotion of the area continues and information added as acquired from our businesses.
  • Please send in any information about promotions, sales, etc. to David.
  • David wants to do the printing of the directory and Street Sale once all information has been updated.
  • David asked if we are going to do a boost for the ads regarding the Street Sale and Open Streets and it was indicated that this should be done.
  • We will be posting concerts and events that occur at Reaume Part on our website.

Capital Works Project

  • There has been little progress with this project as Planning continues to secure a vendor for the second part of the project.

New/Other Business

  • Bridget is moving and wanted to know if the mailing address should stay with her or be within the BIA. It was determined that the address should stay with her and she will make the necessary address change at the time of moving.


Meeting Adjourned