MEETING MINUTES – October 14th, 2021
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska – Hy-Vee -84th & Holdrege | 11:30am-1:00pm
Present: 14 in attendance
Members: Sherri Recker; Kyle Kudron; Sydney Stanard; Tim Kirkpatrick; Brian Deighton; Anthony Butler; Kyle Holt Stanard; Joanne Bartels; Patrick Lawler; Pat Bore; Brian Adam; Tara West; Emily Koopmann
Guests: Jennifer Rawlinson
The minutes from September 2021 were approved.
New Members – email logo to Joanne Bartels for the website
Membership Chair Report
33 Paid Member Business
New members recruitment – Please invite fellow business that serve North Lincoln – We’re a pretty fun group to be around
Sherri Recker – Staybridge Suites
Social Chair Update
No planned social activities at this time
New Social Ideas – We are looking for a fall event. A winery visit was suggested.
$2,565.34 in Checking and $3000.00 in CDs as of October 12th, 2021.
Assistant Chief Pat Borer – LFR
AC Borer gave the group an update about happenings in the Lincoln Fire and Rescue. AC Borer said Chief Engler could be our speaker in March. Medical emergencies calls have increased this year. The department applied for several grants to cover the cost of staffing and equipment last year. Unfortunately, none of the grants have come through. To combat a work force shortage, LFR is including training for new hires that was previously a prerequisite to employment.
Captain Anthony Butler – LPD
Captain Butler gave an update on the crime activity in north Lincoln. Football detail has gone well. The new Chief is evaluating procedural changes
Kyle Fischer – Realtors Association of Lincoln
Kyle gave the group an overview of what the Realtors Association does. Kyle provided the group with a handout with statics to the current market conditions. It been a tight market this year for home sales. The average price of building a new home in Lincoln is in the $350,000 range with an average of 42 days on the market. The average sales price of existing homes is $228,000 with an average of only 9 days on the market. Kyle spoke to some of the market differences between the Omaha metro area and the Lincoln area. Chief Borer spoke to some of the reason’s why Lincoln has a contiguous policy to it’s growth.
Next Association meeting: November 11th, 2021 at Hy-Vee – 84th & Holdrege | 11:30am- 1:00pm
Next Board meeting November 4th, 3:30 – 5 PM; Hubby’s Time Out Bar, 27th and Superior
Meeting Adjourned. Respectfully submitted by Kyle Kudron NLBA Secretary- firstname.lastname@example.org