As summer begins to heat up, worries at the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) board of directors seem to be cooling.

   After months of dealing with hot-button topics since being reconstituted last August after several decades of inactivity — issues such as taxation and control of the board — Tuesday’s meeting showed how far the board has come in how mundane the conversation proved to be.

   “We’re getting stuff done here, guys,” Board President T.J. Rogers said as the board moved quickly through its agenda during Tuesday’s meeting, held at Knuth Brewing Company.

   The biggest concern? Discussing the success of the board’s recent social event held in that same room just a few weeks earlier.

   “I’ve heard positive comments about it,” said Craig Tebon, Ripon Main Street manager, who also acts as the BID manager.

   “Yeah; I think it was good,” board member David Knuth said. “The thing that we have to do now is ... send out a questionnaire. But I think it was all positive.”

Read the full story in the May 16, 2019 edition of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.