2013 CHCC Committee Descriptions
Clean and Safe Committee
The goal of the Clean and Cafe Committee is to keep Capitol Hill streets and sidewalks clean and safe, curb graffiti, and improve the overall appearance of the neighborhood. We are working with business and property owners to address faulty street lighting and other issues concerning neighborhood safety ranging from emergency phones to surveillance. The mission of this committee is keeping our neighborhood a viable place to live, work and play.
Membership committee works together to identify short and long term strategies for recruiting members in order to maintain a self-sustaining organization. Goals include membership development and cultivation, revenues, setting dues, and tracking renewals. The committee also brainstorms ideas for new programs to benefit its current members, in addition to strategizing ways to build stronger relationships, connect with members of the community and build its membership base. Committee members coordinate regularly with marketing and finance committee on their efforts.
Finance Committee stewards the finances of the Chamber: reviews monthly balance sheet and profit and loss statement to ensure Chamber is on solid financial footing, plus develops annual budget to ensure future programming of the Chamber is realistic and successful.
Events and Fundraising Committee organizes and plans quarterly events, fundraisers, and the annual Spirit of the Hill dinner to help support and sustain the Chamber
BLITZ Art Walk Committee
BLITZ Arts Walk Committee organizes and manages the Capitol Hill Art Walk, the 2nd Thursday of every month
Sound Transit Business Mitigation Committee
Sound Transit Business Technical Assistance Committee oversees a multi-discipline business mitigation program including annual seminars and one on one consulting for small business. The purpose of these activities: to drive sales to businesses on Broadway during the six years Sound Transit will be constructing a tunnel and station on Broadway.