2017 Davis Downtown Annual Meeting

 

Join us for the 2017 Davis Downtown Annual Meeting scheduled for January 18, 2017, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen and Bar, 129 E Street.

Confirm your attendance here: [ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/dd2017AnnualMeeting ] Not required, but sure helps.

The Davis Downtown Annual Meeting offers a special opportunity for downtown business owners to mix and mingle while helping guide the future of downtown Davis.

The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm with networking and socializing with Davis Downtown member businesses. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and hosted beer, wine, and happy hour beverages will be available as well as a prize raffle.

At this meeting we will provide an update on the activities of Davis Downtown, thank our exiting Directors, vote for new Directors, and celebrate the success of downtown Davis. Candidates presented for election are:

  • Joshua Chapman – Armadillo Music
  • Katie Manzer – Parcel Dispatch/PDQ Fingerprinting
  • Andrew Newman – Newman Associates
  • Sinisa Novakovic – Icekrimski, Mishka’s Cafe, and Varsity Theater
  • Murre Traverso – First Street Real Estate
  • Kevin Wan – Sophia’s Thai Kitchen and Bar)

2017 Annual Meeting Agenda
Sophia’s Thai Bar 129 E Street, Davis, CA 95616
5:00pm to 7:00pm

5:00pm BUSINESS NETWORKING

Network and socialize with Davis Downtown membership, Hosted beer, wine and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
DIRECTOR BALLOTING BEGINS

5:30 pm INTRODUCTIONS

Voting Instructions
Introduction of distinguished guests
Welcome and introductions of current Board of Directors
Introduction of Executive Board

Introduction of candidates for election

  • Joshua Chapman
  • Katie Manzer
  • Andrew Newman
  • Sinisa Novakovic
  • Murre Traverso
  • Kevin Wan

PRESENTATION OF ANNUAL REPORT
5:45 pm FINAL CALL FOR BALLOTS

6:00 pm VOTING CLOSES

6:30pm MEETING WRAP-UP

  • Announcements from the membership
  • Upcoming events
  • Election results

7:00pm ADJOURN

2017 Davis Downtown Annual Meeting Sponsors

Davis Downtown Candidates for Election

Joshua […]

Downtown Free & Unlimited Parking 2016 Holiday Weekends

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The Davis Police Department and Davis Downtown have collaborated to offer free and unlimited parking every holiday weekend in 2016. All 90-minute and two-hour street parking are included, as well as public surface parking lots on F and G streets, the E Street paid parking lot and the F Street parking garage.

The holiday weekends are Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3-4, Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18 and Dec. 24.

The privately owned Davis Commons parking lot at First and E streets and the Fourth and G streets garage are not part of the free program. In addition, 20-minute parking at green curbs and handicap parking will be enforced,

 

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Davis Downtown Board Agenda, December 8, 2016

Davis Downtown Board of Directors Agenda
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Hunt-Boyer Conference Room, 604 2nd Street, Downtown Davis

Item # Agenda Item
1. Roll Call

Board Members – Michael Bisch, Josh Chapman, Terence Lott, Brianne Maloney, Katie Manzer,
Andrew Newman, Sinisa Novakovic, Jeff Simons, Maia Sturges, Murre Traverso, Kevin Wan

Board Liaisons – Alan Humason – YCVB, Diane Parro – City of Davis, Mabel Salon – UC Davis

Staff – Nina Gatewood, Stewart Savage, Sandy Clements

2. Public Comment

3. Correspondence

4. Approval of Minutes from 11/10/2016 Board Meeting

5. Financial Report for November 2016

6. Trackside Development Request for Support

7. DBID Report Update

8. Annual Meeting Update

9. Board Officer Replacements

10. ArtAbout Coordinator Replacement Update

11. New Business

12. Committee & Partner Reports
A. Marketing & Events Committee – Brianne Maloney
B. Parking Committee – Terence Lott
C. Visioning and Community Relations Committee – Michael Bisch
D. Bar and Restaurant Committee – Kevin Wan
E. City of Davis – Diane Parro
F. UC Davis – Mabel Salon
G. YCVB – Alan Humason
13. Adjourn

 

Downtown Davis Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Downtown Davis Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

The 35th annual downtown Davis tree lighting and holiday opening will take place on Thursday, December 1 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The community is invited to take part in one of Davis’ oldest community traditions which includes the children’s candlelight parade, the holiday tree lighting in the E Street Plaza, Santa and Mrs. Claus greeting guests, performances by local musical groups, horse-drawn carriage rides and free showings of “The Grinch” at the historic Varsity Theatre.

 

Parade:  The annual Children’s Candlelight Parade has been sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op for over two decades. Parade participants will begin lining up at 5:30 p.m. at the Co-op at 620 G Street and the parade steps off at 6:00 p.m. following a Unitrans double decker bus and a fire truck. Walkers, strollers, wagons and bicycles are welcome and festive holiday lighting on parade entries is encouraged.

 

It is recommended that families who drive to participate park in the free public parking structure behind the Signature Stadium 5 Theatres at 4th and G streets. No parade parking is available in the Food Co-op parking lot on G Street.

 

Free candles with safety drip cups will be provided to children participating in the holiday parade courtesy of the Davis Food Co-op. Voluntary donations to the Wallace & Vannucci Women & Children’s Shelter will be gratefully accepted at the Food Co-op prior to the parade.

 

The parade will end at the E Street Plaza where the holiday tree is traditionally located in downtown Davis.  Special red recycling containers for the candles will be available at the end of the parade.

 

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Shop Small Business Saturday Proclamation

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, Mayor Robb Davis along with City Council members Brett Lee, Lucas Frerichs, and Wil Arnold proclaimed Saturday, November 26, 2016, to be Shop Small Business Saturday.  The wonderful proclamation celebrates the importance of small businesses in our community and encourages shoppers to “Shop Small.”

Davis Downtown staff Nina Gatewood and Stewart Savage, along with Davis Downtown Board members Joshua Chapman and Michael Bisch, were on hand to accept the proclamation.

Thank you to our City Council for supporting our downtown and our community.

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