MEETING NOTES

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

9:30 - 10 AM

City of Santa Fe ~ 500 Market Station ~ Round House Conference Room

In Attendance:

Suzy Santaella - New Mexico School for the Arts

Natasha - Natasha Santa Fe

Amy McKenzie - Jean Cocteau Cinema

Linda Doria - The Beat upscale Resale

Kate Kruger - Cupcake Clothing

Lance Blankenship - On Your Feet

Maja Martin - Paloma Restaurant

Albert Zalma - Zalma Lofton Gallery

Paul Brockwell - Legend Nano Gallery

Jennifer Nevarez - Community Learning Network

Christian Nardi - Bee Hive Books

Joan Gillcrest - Andiamo

Matt Brown - City of Santa Fe

Fabian Trujillo - City of Santa Fe

 

Founding Concern:

Business has dropped exponentially in the last two years

 

Boundaries:

Guadalupe Street South

Guadalupe Street North

Railyard

Option: Paseo to Paseo

 

What does Guadalupe Street offer:

Recreation

Food

Art and Design

Entertainment

Historic

Shopping

 

Concerns:

Name and Branding

Signage

Lighting

Safety

Transiency

Traffic

Pedestrian

Cleaning Up

Painting Curb

Street Sweeping

Main Street Program

Full-Clean Up

Upkeep

Promotion

Drive traffic

Free Parking?

Vacancy Tax

Visual and historic standards - fire hazards, etc.

Questions: What are our questions

How do we grow business?

How do we pull more locals? visitors?

What are our assets and anchors?

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Concerns:

Name and Branding

Signage

Lighting

Safety

Transiency

Traffic

Pedestrian

Cleaning Up

Painting Curb

Street Sweeping

Main Street Program

Full-Clean Up

Upkeep

Promotion

Drive traffic

Free Parking?

Vacancy Tax

Visual and historic standards - fire hazards, etc.

 

Names:

Temporary Name - Guadalupe Street Association

 

Name for District: Ideas

Guadalupe Street District

Guadalupe Street

Guadalupe Arts District

Guadalupe Art District

Guadalupe District - Art, Fashion, Restaurants

Guadalupe Railyard District

Guadalupe Business Corridor

Guadalupe Historic District

Historic Railyard District

Guadalupe Art and Design District

Guadalupe Street Business District

East Railyard District

 

TTD:

Chose Temporary Name for Group=
Guadalupe Street Association

Choose leadership

Invite representatives from the El Dorado and Hilton and Hotel Santa Fe and Guadalupe Inn

Connect with Railyard and North Guadalupe

Matt wants us tp play a problem-solving game

Survey Business Owners, Customers, Community

Prioritize Needs

Create Action Plan 

Schedule next meetings: Have meetings at other times of day? Same day and time?

Check out each other’s businesses

Have a social gathering too

 

Linda will walk Sandoval to get business names and emails

Paul will walk Guadalupe to get business names and emails

Jennifer will post notes and updates online at www.guadalupestreetassociation.com

and teach anyone else to help  manage website content.