December 4, 2011
Alex Cha- Exc vice president
Zula Damdin Treasure
Aura Vasquez- Secretary
Hanna Yoon-Executive committee members
Shawn Kuk-Executive committee members
I. Presentation by “Fresh and Easy”
Tanisha B Write - Cerrals Associates. Account Executive
Adam Mayfield -
They are planning to open a store Fresh & Easy express store at ______________
400 Sq feet. They are seeking support to sell beer and wine at their store. Adam reiterate that Fresh and easy is a very healthy store. They need to have a full on permit to be competitive with other stores around the area. They have about 20 cities that would like that store in the area but they have chosen Koreatown to open their store. If all permits are in order and everything goes well the store is planning to open the store on Summer, 2013.
What makes you come to this area?
Its a great location because of the trains and buses coming to the area. Good parking. The store is well equipt. Very accessible to customers.
Would you store be diverse?
Yes very competitive and diverse
What about parking?
The majority of the customers we are expecting to be taking public transportation. We are also offering 1 hour parking for customers.
Do you have unionized workers in your store?
We dont have union. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits. Employees can make a decision to become unionized or not.
Would you be hire local people? how many employees would you have in the store?
probably 12 to 14. $10 hour pay about 20 hours a week. we will recruit people that live nearby the store. The store manager may come from another store
Can you please create a multilanguage sign when looking for employees?
Yes absolutely. Please remind us
Could you offer discounts to people that use public trans? to incentive people to use public trans
We haven't thought of that but we are in communications with the transit authority to promote the store.
Things to talk about at the retreat: (Saturday Jan 12 9:30am -6pm)
Purpose: Procedure/admin and policy
choose members for committees. What committees do we have/need?
Endorsing political candidates
Community Benefits agreement
Venue: JJ grand
For next agenda:
Briefing about the budget with the Mayor
We need to elect the budget activist
Manny Flores is the representative for the budget in our area