2019 WDA Board Goals
Complete a Strategic Plan with the partnership of WSC
Hire a fulltime CPA
Hire part time seasonal help
Strengthen the Holiday Stroll
Create two new events:
Bid for Downtowners Conference
Program an event in January or February
2019 Downtown Atmosphere Committee
Increase walkability from 1st to 6th street through the WDA seasonal calendar and other atmosphere elements.
To enhance the Christmas Season by decorating:
Goal is to create two community engagement art projects.
Goal is to increase Downtown street banners:
Main Street Market (purchased)
Explore Downtown (fundraiser)
Partnership with WSC
Goal is being the process of obtaining Downtown Directories.
2019 Business Development Committee
Goal is to utilize unused space in the Downtown by creating a community asset.
Pop up parks in areas with benches and existence infrastructure
Empty stores and spaces
Goal is to restructure member meetings and coffee connections.
2019 Showcase Events (Trail of Treats, Art & Wine Walk, Holiday Stroll)
Goal: Gain Trail of Treats Sponsor(s)
Goal: Focus on one Art & Wine Walk
a. add a sponsorship for the glasses
b. Include 12 Downtown Businesses
3. Goal: Strengthen the Holiday Stroll.
a. Enhance the firepits
b. Utilized the Hedderichs Lot
c. Involve more carolers
d. Provide childcare
e. Create signage
2019 Public Events (Summer Nights on Main, Crazy Days, Brewfest)
Implement added add on packages
Implement required band breaks
Include tactical directories at the event
Increased food vendors by 2