Meeting Minutes – February 9, 2023

Call to Order: 6:14 pm

Those in attendance:

Tino De Guevara

Maria Elena De Guevara

Amie Kang

Chris Stocking

Zebby Day

Christal Barros

Jessie Espinoza

Sebastian Aldana, Jr

Tere Jurado-Guest

Comments from Public: None

Community Updates:

  1. 1.  Neighborhood Advisory Council meeting on Monday, February 13, 2023, at the Westside Community Center
  2. PATH opened warming center for homeless individuals
  3. Big Green has power washed the underpasses and cleaned up area once per week

I.   Old Business:

  1. Milpas Holiday Parade debrief: Plenty of spirit was shown on the Eastside as the parade took place despite the rain. “The Show Must Go On!”
  2. Discussion:  The time to host the parade, either day or night.  Should we cancel because of rain?  Organizing the parade should be earlier.   Description page on the website would help the write up of the script.

II.   New Business:

    1.  Review of By-Laws: Article IX-Transparency: President will send out revisions for discussion.  Sub-Committee will present findings to board. Special meeting on Wednesday, February 15 by Zoom. 
    2. Future of SBES: Amie, Zebby and Maria-Elena off board.  Amie and Maria-Elena will stay on as support.  Tino and Chris Stocking will remain as board members.
    3. Tino will send out nomination form to all members.  Forms are due by Friday, February 17th.
    4. New members added to Board of Directors:  Tere Jurado and Jett Black-Maertz
    5. Financial report: Balance of $3897.96

III.   Next meeting:

Special meeting on Wednesday, February 15th, 6 pm, by Zoom

Sponsor & Volunteer Info

Interested in becoming a SPONSOR?  All our donations return to the community in the form of permits, publications, and materials.  Any monetary sum given by the sponsor will receive a tax-deductible receipt and a letter of thanks from the Santa Barbara Eastside Society. We also accept in-kind donations such as tables, chairs, and materials for advertisement of events.
VOLUNTEER for events such as the Clean-Up Day, Trick or Treat on Milpas Street, or the Milpas Holiday Parade can always use additional help.  Our events director will be happy to see that you or your group are interested in aiding our efforts to make the Eastside a better place to live, work and play. 

Our Sponsors

R. Poltl & Associates, Inc.
World Market of Santa Barbara
Buen Gusto Taqueria
La Tapatia Restaurant
Los Altos Restaurant
Freedom Signs
Jack’s Bagels
El Potrillo Western Wear
Tacos Pipeye
Bossies Restaurant

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