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Annual General Meeting

 

As a member of the Weston Village BIA

You are invited To Attend

     The Annual General Meeting

    On: Wed, Dec 11th at 7.00 p.m.

         Location: Artscape Weston Common

           34 John Street at Weston Rd.

 

AGENDA

 

  1. Call to Order, Introductions & Opening Remarks: Masum Hossain, Chair.
  2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest
  3. Approval of 2018 Annual General Meeting Minutes
  4. Auditor’s 2018 Report
  5. Appointment of Auditor for 2019
  6. Sub-Committee Reports:

a). Streetscape Report

b). Farmers’ Market Report

  1. Proposed Program and Budget for 2020 (see over)
  2. New Business
  3. Adjournment

The purpose of this meeting is to approve the BIA's budget and general program for 2020 (see over).  This program is paid for by a special levy charged to you as well as other commercial and industrial property owners, and non-residential tenants of such properties.  As a member of the BIA, the best way to participate in the decisions your BIA is making on your behalf is to get involved.  If you wish to obtain a copy of the complete proposed budget and audited financial statement, please contact the BIA.

 

Please forward a copy of this notice to your non-residential tenants.

 

For more information contact Marion O’Sullivan, (BIA Co-ordinator) at 416 249 0691 or email admin@westonvillagebia.com

 

Proof of BIA membership will be required.  Please bring photo ID and either a business card, utility bill showing business/tenant name and address, or your City of Toronto property tax bill.  

 

Only members of the BIA, and legal representatives of BIA members (proof required), are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting.  The City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 19, states that Business Improvement Area Members are defined as "all persons who own rateable property in a business property class and all persons who are non-residential tenants of rateable property in a business property class in a business improvement area."

 

A "person" is defined by Chapter 19 to include "a corporation and the heirs, executors, administrators or other legal representatives of a person to whom the context can apply according to the law."

 

No person in attendance shall have more than one vote.

 

 

Please note:  As per the amended City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 19, adopted by City Council at its meeting on July 4-7, 2017, designates are no longer eligible to vote on behalf of BIA members at annual general meetings.   Therefore, a designate form has not been included in your AGM notice package.

 

 
 
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Weston Village BIA
2020 BIA Budget
             
Summary of Revenues and Expenditures 2019 2019 2020  
      Approved Projected Proposed  
      Budget Actual Budget  
      Column A Column B Column C  
Revenues            
BIA Levy   (includes 10% provision) 138,563 138,563 143,713 (A)
Grants        (B)
Signature Events Revenue (input details in event worksheets) 55,500 48,000 39,000 (C)
Other Festival Revenue         (D)
Other Revenue           (E)
Total Revenue   194,063 186,563 182,713 (F)
             
Expenditures   (includes 1.76% HST)        
General and Administrative   84,283 63,789 66,574 (G)
Streetscape Improvements   30,000   60,000 (H)
Streetscape Improvements - City Loan Payment       (I)
Amenity and Maintenance   48,500 41,418 62,500 (J)
Promotion and Communication   2,100 500 2,000 (K)
Festivals and Events   60,050 61,687 56,600 (L)
Provision for Tax Appeal Expenditures   12,597 4,788 13,065 (M)
Total Expenditures   237,530 172,182 260,739 (N)
             
Net Revenue / (Deficit) (O) = (F) - (N) (43,467) 14,381 (78,026) (O)
             
             
             
Summary of Accumulated Surplus 2019 Approved Budget 2019 Projected Actual 2020 Proposed Budget  
Beginning Balance   107,133 107,133 121,514 (P)
Change in Accumulated Surplus   (43,467) 14,381 (78,026) (Q)
Ending Balance     63,666 121,514 43,487 (R)
             
       

 

 

             
             
             
             
             
         
           
           
             
           
             
             
           
           
         
           
           
           
           
           
             
           
             
             
             
         
           
           
             
       

 

 

 

 

Weston Farmers' Market

Dear Weston Market Vendors and Weston Community

 

On behalf of the board of management of the Weston Village BIA, it is with regret that we inform you that Gaeta Farms will no longer be participating in the Weston Market as a vendor.

While trying to maintain the integrity and professionalism of the market, as well as the confidentiality of the Gaeta family, there have been several issues which have not been resolved, and in fact have escalated in recent weeks. We feel it is in the best interest of the Market as a whole, the Weston community and the BIA to discontinue our relationship.

We ask for your patience and trust during this difficult time. We assure you we are working very hard to ensure we have a professional, successful market upon our return to John Street for the 2020 season. 

 

Sincerely,

Masum Hossain, Chair,

Weston Village BIA

 

 

 

 

Weston Rd Resurfacing

 

The catch basins along Weston Rd between Jane and St. Phillips will be upgraded in Nov 2019, followed by road re-construction along the same stretch in 2020/2021. Sidewalk widening on Weston Rd (both sides) between Lawrence and Little Ave will also be part of the project.

 

Please see the attached flyer from Councillor Nunziata announcing that she will host a meeting on Monday, June 3rd at 7.00 p.m. at Weston King Neighbourhood Centre at 2017 Weston Rd at King.

 

For more information, please call Councillor Nunziata's office at 416-392-4091.

Weston Buskerfest - Call for Artists

                

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Weston Village BIA is looking for artists to perform at our annual Weston Buskerfest on Sat, July 20th from 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.

 

We’re looking for:

·       Chalk artists

·       Mimes

·       Contortionists

·       Balloon Sculptors

·       Glitter Tattoo Artists

·       Bands and Other Musical Performers

·       Puppeteers

·       Tight Rope Walkers

·       Fire Eaters.

Additionally, if you have a special talent not on the list that you think would work for an event of this type, we would love to hear about that as well.

Interested parties, please send your resume and a video of your performance to: admin@westonvillagebia.com.

 

·       These are paid performances, so please include your fee structure for a 45 min show and if you have a special rate for additional shows, include that as well, please.

 

·      The submission deadline is Friday, May 31st. at 5.30 p.m.

 

For more information on Weston Buskerfest, please visit our website at: www.westonvillagebia.com

 

 

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