PKB is the place to connect. Young professionals, growing families, long-time residents, and visitors are drawn to downtown by their common love of the place - a place where they can appreciate life, join the movement, and be part of what happens next!
PKB is the place to connect. Young professionals, growing families, long-time residents and visitors are drawn to downtown by their common love of the place - a place where they can appreciate life, join the movement, and be part of what happens next!
The Design Committee is responsible for enhancing the downtown’s physical environment by capitalizing on its best assets including historic buildings. The Design Committee works to enhance the visual qualities of downtown with buildings, storefronts, parking areas, landscaping, window displays and all other physical elements.
Meets: Third Thursday of each month at noon in the Downtown PKB office
The Business Outreach committee is responsible for assisting existing businesses while encouraging new businesses to the community. This group oversees the business climate of the town and works to strengthen downtown’s existing economic assets while diversifying its economic base through workshops, recruitment and implementation of new space. By helping existing businesses expand and recruiting new businesses to respond to today’s market, the Main Street program helps convert unused spaces into productive properties and sharpens the competitiveness of business enterprises.
Meets: Third Wednesday of each month at noon in the Downtown PKB office
The Promotions committee is responsible for creating a positive image that will build community pride and improve consumer and investor confidence in the Downtown area. This is created through programs and events that promote businesses and activities in the downtown. Promotions committee communicates your commercial district’s unique characteristics, business establishments, and activities to shoppers, investors, potential business and property owners, and visitors.
Meets: First Tuesday of each month at noon in the Downtown PKB office
The Organizational committee has the responsibility of involving the community’s stakeholders, getting everyone working toward a common goal and driving the volunteer-based program. Volunteers are coordinated and supported by the Executive Director of Downtown PKB. This structure not only divides the workload and clearly delineates responsibilities; it builds consensus and cooperation among the various stakeholders. This committee is also responsible for Public Relations, Communications and the financial strength of Downtown PKB. Our Financial and Communications committees are sub-committees under this committee.
Meets: Second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Downtown PKB office
The Communications Committee is committed to communicating and marketing the efforts by Downtown PKB and the other committees. We use a strategic approach and pull resources within the committee to execute a strong message about downtown awareness, events and businesses.
Meets: Second Thursday of each month at noon, varying locations.