Recap: Downtown Boston BID's Annual Meeting
The Downtown Boston BID held its annual meeting on Oct. 26th at Explorateur.
As the keynote speaker at the BID's Annual Meeting, Mayor Martin Walsh highlighted the great work of the Downtown Boston BID and the vitality exhibited in the Downtown Crossing area.
"What's happened (in downtown Boston) is incredible...I see the BID Ambassadors doing their job everyday...the BID keeps the neighborhood clean and welcoming," said Walsh. He added that the city is working to enhance the public realm of the downtown Boston area by improving sidewalks, roadways, gateway entrances to the downtown area and access to the MBTA. "I want to thank the BID for its partnership and for your ability to market Downtown Crossing in such a strong way."
"(Rosemarie) works tirelessly every day...and is a tireless advocate for downtown Boston," said Fong. "Steve not only oversees the fantastic ambassador program, but he also works as a partner on security issues, assisting with the homeless...Steve's hard work is incredible." Fong added that both Sansone and Brookes are incredible partners for the downtown Boston area.
During the meeting five new BID Board of Directors were elected and started serving their terms immediately. The five new board members are: Phil Boccalatte, GM of Rockhill Management; Terry Dunbar, GM of Hyatt Regency Boston; Sam Flood, TH Real Estate; Jacqueline Lender, City of Boston Startup Manager in the Mayor's Office of Economic Development; and Anthony Singleton, VP of Webster Bank.