Monthly Meeting Schedule
Board of Diredtors
The DCA Board of Directors and Liaisons meets the 2nd Friday of every month at 8am in the lower level of the Carlisle Borough Building, located at 53 West South Street.
Board members typically volunteer to serve 3-year terms. Nominations are accepted in November, and new members are voted in during the December meeting.
The Promotions Committee meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 8:30am at the Sunrise Café, 231 North Hanover Street. This committee positions the downtown as the hub of economic activity, while showcasing its unique characteristics, culture, history and defining features. This group plans all DCA events and retail promotions.
Economic Vitality & Design Committee
This committee meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 8:30am at Helena’s Chocolate Café & Creperie, 36 West High Street. Economic Vitality focuses on business recruitment and retention, while Design focuses on beautification of the downtown, including cleanliness, banners, flags, flower planters, murals and holiday lights. When funding is available, this group also oversees the DCA’s façade grant program.
The Executive Committee, which consists of the officers of the Board of Directors, as well as the DCA staff, meets once a month, as schedules allow. This committee focuses on creating a shared vision that converts the DCA’s mission into clear goals and defines the organization’s role in sustainable revitalization efforts for the downtown.