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 Village of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

TOURISM COMMISSION

Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


 
 
             
The meeting was called to order by Joe Helm at 7:30 AM.
 
Present:
Joseph Helm, Member; Katie Kress, Member; David Glasgow, Member; Jeffrey Chatham, Member
Staff Present:
Mark Fitzgerald, Village Manager
             
Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to approve the March 20, 2018 minutes.  All ayes; motion passed.
             
Jeff Chatham gave a presentation of the concept for the proposed Radisson Hotel restaurant rebranding. The concept will tie into the history of the Village and will include new signage and some menu changes. The restaurant is only expected to be closed for a few days when the changes are implemented.
             
Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to authorize payment to the Village of Menomonee Falls for the July 3rd Community Fireworks to be sponsored by the Menomonee Falls Radisson Hotel and the Village of Menomonee Falls Tourism Commission in the amount of $20,000. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to authorize payment to the Menomonee Falls Downtown Business Improvement District in the amount of $10,000 for the 2018 Falls Memorial Fest. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to authorize payment to the Menomonee Falls Area Chamber of Commerce for the Chamber's 2018 tourism information center in the amount of $15,000. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to authorize payment to the Village of Menomonee Falls for the Old Falls Village upgrades for the depot stage and beer garden improvements in the amount of $12,000. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Motion by Commissioner Helm, second by Commissioner Glasgow to authorize payment to the Village of Menomonee Falls for the Old Falls Village planning, design, construction, and equipping of a historic blacksmith shop in the amount of $90,000. The motion includes a requirement that the Village and the Historical Society enter into a performance agreement for the management of the funds contingent upon approval of the Village Board. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Commissioner Chatham recused himself from this agenda item. Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to authorize payment to the Village of Menomonee Falls for the Polk Drive parking lot final landscaping in the amount of $7,500. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Commissioner Chatham recused himself from this agenda item. Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to authorize reimbursement payment to the Radisson Hotel for the restaurant rebranding, marketing, advertising, and renovations necessary for the transition of the hotel restaurant in the maximum amount of $100,000. All ayes; motion passed.
             
Motion by Commissioner Glasgow, second by Commissioner Kress to adjourn the Tourism Commission meeting. All ayes; motion passed and meeting adjourned at 8:09 AM.

 Minutes transcribed by Julie Burkard, Secretary

 Minutes approved on April 11, 2019.


    

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