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Minutes of Public Meeting Feb. 8, 2018 at Hotel Pueblito
New Recycle Centre – Lina Weisman announced that the recycle centre will open on Monday, Feb. 12. It is located on the Punta de Mita highway near the secundaria and there will be a sign. There is a fence around the property. When driving in, you follow the red arrows to storage bins for glass, cardboard, metal and plastic. Any donation of plastic bins to help with sorting would be appreciated. NO trash will be accepted and there will be a fine for dropping off trash. Please do not drop off recycle material when the centre is not open. The days and hours of operation are Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 to 5:00. Congratulations to all the volunteers who helped with this project.
Beach Safety – Janice Parker announced that the lifeguard tower is now in place on the North Beach. There will be 18 more lifeguards and also more warning signs. Janice has been very successful in selling T-Shirts at the Farmers’ Market on Fridays to support this project. Thanks to all the volunteers.
ProSayulita Gala Fundraising Dinner – the dinner is on March 8 at Don Pedro’s. We are asking volunteers to help us procure items for the Live Auction. A big thank you to Damien for hosting this event.
Infrastructure – Victor Payro reported that the sewer pipes are finished across the river and next week, they will be ready to be hooked up to the plant. A large container unit needs to be built in the plant before the final hook ups are made. (Phase 1)
Jack Jones spoke about ProSayulita supporting the transition of the water plant from beign private to a public facility that will benefit all town residents. ProSayulita is working on having a seat on the advisory so that there is supervision of finances and maintenance. ProSayulita is the first non-profit organization to get a permit for public infrastructure repairs. Also, our group is the first non-profit to set up a trust for public projects.
Infrastructure Phase 2 – there was a brainstorming session in small groups organized by Charlie Knittel and Janet Moeller. The discussion focused on ideas to fundraise for Phase 2 of the infrastructure project.
Suggestions taken from individual tables:
Group of members and a board member to go talk with developers and hotels. Preset fee or square footage fee
Fees attached to permits, water hookups, and environmental permit.
Ask homeowners to collect a small fee $5 for each rental. Provide literature
Go fund me page
Professional fundraiser
Contact ALL homeowners to become members. Possibly a flyer left at each house.
Sponsorships from surf companies, yoga workshops, large local businesses like La Comer, Intercam, Punta de Mita, tour companies etc.
Bed tax
Signs for each donor stating “I contribute to the good of my town, Sayulita”.
Sayulitalife, ask to donate $ homeowners and businesses for each rental
House tours
Grant requests from Mega-non profit (for clean water).
Neighborhood dinner with ProSayulita expert
EVERYONE SAID THEY NEEDED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WHAT PROSAYULITA WAS DOING AND HOW THEY CAN HELP.
Thanks to everyone for attending and participating.

Nov. 30, 2017

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