The developing Barrhead BID's Steering Group met on Mon 5th Oct to discuss the Christmas Fayre and have an update on the draft business plan.
Date & Time: 5th Oct 2015, 6.30pm
Apologies: John Scott, Liz Sutherland, Brian MacMillan.
Attendees: Laura Molloy, Sara Park Patterson, Jeanette Park Patterson, Bud Gauld, Rena McGuire (standing in for Shirley Robison), Paul Santi, Sharon O'Rourke (YoYo Events), Diane Allan, Linda Cummings.
The steering group worked through each area of the Christmas project plan.
Updates were provided of progress on each area.
The team were introduced to Sharon O'Rourke who will project manage the event.
Asda yet to confirm permission for the main site location. This should be ready this week.
The Christmas tree grant application was not successful but another means of raising the funds will be considered by Asda.
Queries on the treasure hunt and school bag drop will be followed up by Laura Molloy
LM to send PS the logo on print format.
Draft Business Plan
LM presented the levy of other BIDs around Scotland.
LM presented the key themes for the business plan that are based on the consultations so far. This document is being developed and will be ready for consultation in the next few weeks.
Next meeting Mon 19th, 6.30pm.
A summary of the business responses to the independent survey has been received and is available here.
Anyone wishing to contact the BID should email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to one of the steering group who will be happy to help.