Tara Farris, President
Lisa Priest, Vice President             
Jean Mollard, Board Member
Martha Hunt, Board Member
Tish Shade, Board Member
Sandie Thompson, Board Member
Tracy Torma, Board Member
Mary Raum, Tourism Marketing Manager
Lisa Denton, EDC Director

 
 
NOTICE OF MEETING
MAIN STREET ADVISORY BOARD
August 25, 2020
12:00 p.m. 
Council Chambers
504 N. Queen Street
Palestine, Texas

 
 
Notice is hereby given in accordance with Order of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the Main Street Advisory Board will conduct its meeting by telephone/video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called "social distancing") to slow the spread of the COVID-19. There will be public access to the location described above. All attendees are required to wear a face covering.

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The public will be permitted to submit public comments electronically as provided by the agenda and as permitted by the presiding officer during the meeting.
             
A.
CALL TO ORDER
 
B. PROPOSED CHANGES OF AGENDA ITEMS
 
C. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public may submit their comments by completing the required Request to Speak form by using the weblink below. All comments submitted by 11:30 a.m., the day of the meeting will be read during the meeting. All comments must be no more than five minutes in length.
http://cityofpalestinetx.com/government/city-secretary/policies-forms/request-to-speak/
 
D. CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURES
 
E. MAIN STREET MANAGER'S REPORT
 
1.   Staff Report
 
F. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
1.   Review and consider approval of the Main Street Advisory Board Minutes from the July 28, 2020, meeting.
 
G. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS
 
1.   Review and consider approval of Revised Main Street Strategic Plan 2020-21.
2.   Update and discussion on Main Street events that are currently scheduled to proceed for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year and events that will not take place.
3.   Update and discussion of business in the past month since the last board meeting in relation to COVID -19.
4.   Discussion on 2020-21 Board Member Block Assignments.
 
H. ADJOURNMENT
 
I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted on the outdoor bulletin board at the main entrance to City Hall, 504 N. Queen Street, Palestine, Texas, in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on  Friday, August 21, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

Teresa Herrera, City Secretary

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PERSONS IN NEED OF SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE VIA EMAIL AT therrera@palestine-tx.org or 903-731-8414.