Board, Membership, and Committee Meetings

Community participation is essential to the success of the Cultural District.

All our meetings are free and open to all.  Unless otherwise noted, all meeting locations are ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible.  Meetings and other events of importance to the Cultural District are posted on our Calendar.  See more info at the bottom of this post.

Come participate, help out, and be a part of our historic Cultural District!

Board Meetings
Community Meetings
Minutes of Community Meetings
Committees
Outreach / Events Committee
Land Use Committee
Finance Committee
Legislative Committee
Governance Committee
Other Committees and General Information

Board Meetings

The next meeting of our Board of Directors is scheduled for January 15, 2020, from 6 to 8 pm, in Room 204 at the SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, in San Francisco.  Community members are welcome to attend. Please note the meeting time.  The preliminary agenda will be available on this Web site a few days before the meeting.

The SF LGBT Center is fully ADA compliant. Please use public transportation to access the Center. Street parking is limited. The SF LGBT Center is accessible by MUNI J,K,L,M,N or F, as well as bus lines 6,7,61,71. Please be considerate of our neighbors and do not block driveways or park in blue, yellow or white zones.

Future Board meetings are tentatively scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month.  Please double-check this Web site for updates and confirmations.

The minutes of the meeting of August 24, 2019 can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of September 18, 2019 can be viewed here.

Minutes of the meeting of October 16, 2019 can be viewed here.

Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 2019 can be viewed here.

Future minutes will be posted once they are approved (typically at the following Board meeting).  Unless otherwise noticed, Board meetings are not recorded or live-streamed.

Community Meetings

Prior to the election of the Board of Directors, Community Meetings were held monthly; since the adoption in August 2019 of the Cultural District Bylaws and the election of a Board of Directors, there  are now”Membership Meetings” held at least once each year, plus other community-wide events, including “Open House” and “Town Hall” events, as appropriate.

The next Open House for the Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District is tentatively set for

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
from 6 to 8 pm,
at the SF LGBT Center,
1800 Market Street, in San Francisco.

Please note that this is tentative — please return to this Web site to confirm date, time and location.

The preliminary agenda for the Town Hall will be available in advance.  If you have ideas, questions, or suggestions, please write to President@sflcd.org.

A Town Hall is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, at SOMArts.  Please save the date, and watch for additional information.

Voting for Directors will happen  at a Membership Meeting in July or August of 2020.  Voting will be limited to Members of the Organization. Please watch your email and this Web site for information on signing up for Membership.

For general information on meetings and membership, please write to info@sflcd.org.

Minutes and Videos of Past Community Meetings

The minutes of the August 21, 2019 meeting can be viewed here.  A live-stream of that meeting can be viewed here.

The minutes of the July 19, 2019 meeting can be viewed here. A live-stream of that meeting can be viewed here.

The minutes of the June 19, 2019 meeting can be viewed here. A live-stream of that meeting can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of May 15, 2019 can be viewed here.  A live-stream of that meeting can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of April 17, 2019 can be viewed here.  A live-stream of that meeting can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of March 20, 2019 can be found here. A live-stream of that meeting can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2019 can be found here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here.

The minutes of the meeting of January 16, 2019 can be found here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here.

The minutes of the meeting of December 19, 2018 can be downloaded here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting in two parts, here and here.

The minutes of the meeting of November 14, 2018 can be downloaded here.  You can view a live stream of the last 90 minutes of) that meeting here.

The minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2018 can be downloaded here. You can view a live stream of (the first 45 minutes of) that meeting here.

The minutes of the meeting of September 19, 2018 can be downloaded here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here.

The minutes of the meeting of August 15, 2018 can be found here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here(Note:  The recording starts with about 8 minutes of dead air, and is cut off abruptly after roughly 2 hours.  Apologies for these glitches.)

The minutes of the meeting of July 18, 2018 can be found here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here.

You can view the minutes of the meeting of June 20, 2018 here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here.  The Board Structure that we approved at that meeting can be seen here.

The minutes of the meeting of May 16, 2018 can be found here.  You can view a live stream of that meeting here.

Minutes of the Community Meeting of April 18, 2018 can be found here.

Notes from the Community Meeting of March 14, 2018 can be seen here.  You can view the live-streamed video of that meeting here.

Notes from the Community Meeting of February 19, 2018, are available here.  You can view the live-streamed video of that meeting here

Notes from the Community Meeting of January 6, 2018, can be viewed here.  You can view the live-streamed video of that meeting here

Notes from the meeting of November 29, 2017, are available here.  Another set of notes are available here.

Notes from the meeting of November 20, 2017 can be viewed here.

Notes from the meeting of November 14, 2017 can be viewed here.

You may view video of the community meetings — live streaming or recorded — at our Facebook Group here.

Committees

The Board of the Cultural District has been reviewing its Committee structure, and a revised list of active Committees will be presented at the upcoming Open House event on February 12, 2020.  Your participation will be very welcome.

If you cannot attend, please watch this Web site to learn about the Committeees, and how to sign up for them.

The following information describes the old (current) committee structure, but may be of interest:

Outreach and Events Committee

The  Outreach and Events Committee meets as needed.  The agenda of our last meeting included:

  • Feedback and self-evaluation of recent outreach events
  • Planning for marketing / branding project
  • Report and discussion of Web site / Customer Relations Management project
  • Ideas for upcoming parties and events

The minutes of the meeting of October 8, 201911, 2018 can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of December 11, 2018 can be viewed here.

A “Marketing Notes” document — a work in progress — can be viewed and commented upon here.  Other Outreach Committee notes and documents are available on request from outreach-chair@sflcd.org, who will also be happy to add you to the email list to be invited to future meetings.

Land Use Committee

The next Land Use Committee Meeting is set for Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from  7 to 9 PM., at the SF Eagle, 398 12th Street.

An agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.

The minutes of the meeting of November 12, 2019 are available for your review here.

The minutes of the meeting of October 9, 2019 are available for your review here.

The minutes of the meeting of September 11, 2019 are available for your review here .

The minutes of the meeting of July 10, 2019 can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of February 12, 2019 can be viewed here.  (You may need to ask permission to access.)

The minutes of the meeting of January 10, 2019 can be viewed here.  (You may need to ask permission to access.)

An outline of the functions and structure of the Land Use Committee can be viewed here.

Please contact the committee chair for more info, or to be placed on the email list to be invited to meetings!

Finance  Committee

The Finance Committee oversees budgeting and accounting for the Cultural District, and conducts audits when necessary.  .

Legislative Committee

Legislative Committee meetings are scheduled when needed.

Notes from the Legislative Committee meeting of March 7, 2018 may be viewed here.

Notes from the Legislative Committee meeting of February 12, 2018 may be viewed here.

Notes from the Legislative Committee meetings of January 4 and January 30, 2018 should be available soon.

Notes from the Legislative Committee meeting of December 21, 2017 may be viewed here.

Notes from the Legislative Committee meeting of December 5, 2017 are available here.

Governance Committee

The principle task of this Committee, as originally constituted, was to draft Bylaws  for the organization.

The approved Bylaws can be viewed here; the Vision and Mission Statements for the Cultural District can be viewed here.

You can view some key questions regarding the Bylaws, which were discussed and resolved at our Facilitated Discussion on June 8, 2019. 

The minutes of their meetings (over a period of 18 months), and the many drafts prepared along the way, are archived and available on request.

The Committee is currently not active, but may be reactivated at any time if needed.  Please contact President@sflcd.org for more information.

Other Committees

As noted above, new committees are being formed, and will be announced at the Open House on February 12, 2020.  Your participation is invited.

Please like and follow the Cultural District’s Facebook Page, keep an eye on our calendar, drop by our Web site from time to time, and contact us any time with questions, suggestions, or just to keep in touch.

All our meetings are free and open to all.  Unless otherwise noted, all meeting locations are ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible.

For all General Community meetings, and most Committee meetings, ASL interpreters will be provided if requested at least two days in advance.  Please send requests to the Committee Chair, or President@sflcd.org.

Meetings and other events of importance to the Cultural District are posted on our Calendar.  (Information on importing and using this calendar can be found here.)

To receive emails announcing meetings, and other important information , please visit http://eepurl.com/djdUyf to join the mailing list.  Come participate, help out, and be a part of our historic Cultural District!

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