A Business Improvement Area (BIA) is an organized group of property owners and businesses within a specified geographic area that join together, upon approval of the municipality, to organize, finance and carry out physical improvements and promote economic development in their designated area. Each BIA has a board of management which is an organization set up to provide business promotion and improvement functions.

Borders of Downtown Business Improvement Area


Jesse Boles, Chair

Norbert Gieger, Vice-Chair

Amy Thibodeau, Secretary

Karrie Haynes, Treasurer

Taylor Mynlieff, Acting Treasurer

Michelle Benest-Tanner, Board Member

Edward Cleveland, Board Member

Karen Donnelly, Board Member

Donna Kalailieff (Member of Council)

Upcoming agenda:

Not available at this time.



January 13, 2021

February 10, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 19, 2021

July 26, 2021

August 9, 2021


February 12, 2020

November 11, 2020

December 9, 2020


May 22, 2019

July 24, 2019

September 25, 2019

October 23, 2019


January 8, 2018

March 12, 2018

April 16, 2018

May 14, 2018

Upcoming meetings:

Not available at this time.

Additional information:

For more information, visit Downtown Business Improvement Area Board of Management's Social Media Page.