OnHavanaStreet’s 14th Anniversary Annual Meeting was held at The Stampede, 2430 S Havana Street, located in Havana Street, Aurora City, from 11 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesday, the 17th. On Havana Street is not a non-profit, for-profit, or member organization, but a public entity in the District of Havana Street in the City of Aurora as the District of Colorado.
This public group is a special district formed about 14 years ago when 2,100 businesses and 209 commercial real estate owners voted to impose their own taxes to revitalize the local economy. The tax collected since its formation has been operated and managed to support various programs conducted by the Havana Business Improvement District (Havana BID).
Since then, local business people who have been active under the brand name of ‘On Habana Street’ have communicated with members of the local community through various business initiatives, such as taking steps to revitalize the economy of this region located in Aurora City. Havana Motor Mile, home to more than 20 auto dealerships, more than 100 auto repair shops and auto parts businesses, and Art 2 C, a public art program featuring street sculptures. On Havana) and Eat On Havana Street, which serves more than 100 restaurants, are among the sub-brands of the public group.
Thanks to the efforts and successes of On Havana Street, this year, a significant 14th anniversary annual meeting was held, including Aurora City Mayor Mike Coffman, Aurora City Councilmembers, Aurora City Police, and other community leaders and small business leaders. Business people and business people participated to encourage each other and discuss future plans and future projects.
This annual meeting is dedicated to the efforts of the Havana Business Improvement District to recover the community from the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year, the programs that it has promoted tailored to the unique and culturally diverse characteristics of the community, and the entrepreneurs who have devoted their lives to economic vitality. It is significant in that it was an important event to review the will of the people.
The hard work of many people who supported the economic development of Havana Street and revitalized the local identity and businesses under the wonderful social progress of Chance Horiuchi was a shining event. In particular, at this meeting, Alexander Lee, president of the Colorado Korean Restaurant Association, was also appointed to the board of directors of the Havana Business Improvement District, and was welcomed and congratulated by many attendees.