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3/23/20 Outfitters/Guides Subgroup Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Darcie Perkins
33:33
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Sam
45:57
Feel free to voice agreeing comments or additional challenges here
Jonathan LaDuke
46:29
I did hear filing for unemployment during off hours has enabled a fluid application process. For example; after 9pm.
John Messner
47:08
That is correct Jonathan, that is the direction I am hearing as well.
Robby Richardson
49:17
Good to know, thanks!
Hunter Pierson
52:34
What about guides who are independent contractors (non employee)?
Robby Richardson
54:41
I checked on that today and it depends on how your file your taxes
James Utt
54:41
Same with small business owners. We cannot file for unemployment as well.
Braden Burton
54:59
challenge: when to pull the trigger/stop marketing efforts and budget. potential indicators to watch for
Hunter Pierson
56:23
walk fishing can be done with more than 6 ft.
Jonathan LaDuke
58:29
Braden, over communication will be key in retaining clientele. You may not have a lot to physically offer but continue to market and stay in touch and let them know what’s going on in Gunnison County and with your company.
mark schumacher & jen bickford 3 Rivers
01:00:09
The key to getting our businesses back in business is getting tourist back into our lodging. Currently lodgers are collecting a 4% LMD tax. Some of this money is not being spent on getting heads in beds. The BOCC who control all of of the LMD money need to use this money to get tourists here. Decisions on how to use LMD money needs to transparent and open to public
James Utt
01:04:29
I fully understand and support why we needed to limit visitation to try to flatten the curve. I think if we can find a way to maintain social distancing while guiding, we still face a huge challenge because of the travel restrictions for guest, and how long will it take for guest to start returning once travel restrictions are lifted. Once that happens I would like to see increased marketing for guiding and outfitting and the benefits of our services vs just general marketing of our area.
James Utt
01:09:35
I would be in support of fee waivers.
Robby Richardson
01:09:42
Likewise!
Robby Richardson
01:09:59
Every little bit helps when income is haulted
Mark Day
01:10:46
I will be doing my best to stay a rods length away from everyone until the curve in the US flattens. This includes not guiding.
WEWO
01:14:16
What do you call an outfitter with half a brain?
WEWO
01:14:32
Gifted!
Jonathan LaDuke
01:19:41
I think a meeting every week is going to prompt everybody into some creative thought.. We need this and definitely encourage weekly meetings.
Wick
01:19:55
Agree
Michelle Bivens
01:20:31
Thank you!
James Utt
01:20:33
Agree about weekly meetings.
WEWO
01:20:58
Thanks!
Wick
01:21:14
Any good feed back from the Lodging meeting earlier this AM?
Shelley Popke
01:21:44
Agreed on continuing to meet. Great idea Darcie to see what we can offer to locals during spring break.
Braden Burton
01:21:49
thanks everyone
Robby Richardson
01:21:50
Thanks!
rob
01:29:15
I can assist with technology whether it's websites or virtual course curriculums for things like how to fly fish etc. Rob@midnightmarketingsolutions.com for inquiries
Jonathan LaDuke
01:29:18
Use innovation and creative ideas to also simply stay relevant within your industry, regardless of income generation!
Jeremy Johndrow
01:30:53
Could we have a representative from the Forest Service, BLM and Park Service join us in the next meeting?
Hunter Pierson
01:31:20
Thank you all!
Darcie Perkins
01:31:27
We can certainly work on making that happen Jeremy.