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

Morgan McLean, Secretary

Taylor Mynlieff, Treasurer

Mary-Lou Ambrose-Little, Executive Director

Larry Beverly, Board Member

Edward Cleveland, Board Member

Anna Maria Fazzari, Board Member

Alicja Kareen, Board Member

Rosemari Poisson, Board Member

Sarah English, Marketing & Events Coordinator

Dave Elliott (Member of Council)

Upcoming agenda:

Not available at this time. 



January 17, 2022

February 1, 2022

March 1, 2022

April 5, 2022

May 3, 2022

June 7, 2022

July 4, 2022

September 6, 2022


2021 AGM Minutes

January 13, 2021

February 10, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 19, 2021

July 26, 2021

August 9, 2021

Upcoming meetings:

Not available at this time.

Additional information:

For more information, visit Downtown Port Colborne BIA website.