City of Waterloo Economic Development Committee met June 4
City of Waterloo Economic Development Committee met June 4.
Here is the minutes provided by the committee:
Members Present: Russ Thomas-Chairman, Steve Notheisen, Clyde Heller, Jim Hopkins, Russ Row
Non Members Present: Sarah Deutch, Shawn Kennedy
Petitions by Citizens on Non Agenda Items- none
1. Approval of 5/9/19 Economic Development Meeting minutes. Motion by Jim Hopkins, 2nd by Clyde Heller. Motion passed 5-0
2. Tourism Brainstorming- Discussion continued on new ideas for the tourism of Waterloo. The committee recommended Sarah look into a plan for more online advertising to make our content more timely & relevant as well as targeted to appeal to a concentrated audience. Committee gave Sarah strategies to try to incorporate more: including helping our businesses with Trip Advisor and Yelp, enhance & utilize our social media platform, possible taglines for Waterloo, share actual reviews, and community relation ideas such as a new resident folder and downtown signage. Sarah will present more at our next meeting.
3. Comments- none
Motion to adjourn made by Steve Notheisen 2nd by Clyde Heller made at 3:35 pm. Motion passed 5-0