BOARD MINUTES

THE HARBOR CENTER BOARD

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2021, 9 AM

100 HARBOR CENTER BLVD. SLIDELL, LA 70461

The meeting was called to order at 9:02 am by Board Chairman, Mr. Mark Myers.

Mr. Myers gave the invocation and then led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Ms. Lowrey led roll call. Present: Kurt Bozant, Martin Bruno, Kevin Davis, Mark Myers, Donna O’Daniels, Thomas Shinn, Darrell Smith, Betty Thomas, and Kathleen Wilkin. Absent: Stephanie Berault, Gregory Parke, and Athena Tzuanos. There was a quorum. Also present: Kathy Lowrey, Kelly Baudoin, and Valerie Waeltz.

There were no guests. There was no public comment.

The minutes from the meeting of November 4 were reviewed. Mr. Smith motioned to accept the minutes, Mr. Davis seconded, and they were unanimously approved.

Mr. Bruno then gave the Treasurer’s Report. Ms. Lowrey requested a few budget amendments by line item for 2021 due to increases in actual vs. budget. Mr. Bozant motioned to approve the amendments, Mr. Davis seconded, and the Board unanimously agreed.

The meeting then moved on to Old Business. Ms. Lowrey began by reviewing the schematics submitted by the architectural firm, Blitch Knevel for the meeting room expansion. She also informed the Board that St. Tammany Parish is working on installing lights in the median near the building and that the permits for the monument sign have been issued and the sign is now under construction. Lastly, Ms. Lowrey let the Board know that quotes were being gathered to repair and replace lights in the parking lot due to damage from Hurricane Ida.

There was no New Business.

Ms. Lowrey then gave the General Manager’s Report. She began by updating the Board on a new member Ms. Elaine Dimiceli. She will be appointed at the next parish council meeting and will be sworn in at the January Board meeting. She also informed the Board that she and Ms. Waeltz would be promoting The LA Food Truck Festival later that day on a local food show. This festival will feature 19 food trucks, 20 vendors, live music and a kid zone. Ms. Lowrey wrapped up her report by updating the Board on a few upcoming events.

Ms. Waeltz then presented the sales report.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:42 am. Mr. Smith motioned to adjourn, and Mr. Bruno seconded. It was unanimously agreed upon. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday,

January 6, 2022, at 9 am.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kelly Baudoin