Rec Board Minutes – May 2019

July 17, 2019

Recreational Board Minutes 5/22/19

Start Time: 7:39 pm

Members: Tim Longnecker, Talia Preissman, Sam Watt, Howard Rush, Judy Simpson, Michael Allen, Ron Bradey

Treasurers Report: Judy Simpson: Balance of $12,130.11 $1883.88 in smaller account.

Park Director Report: Laurie Montgomery: Memorial Day Parade is set. Meeting at Masonic lodge at 9:45 a.m. Voting on Citizen of the year and Scholarship will happen tonight once public leaves.

Approval of April Minutes: Sam 1st, Howard 2nd

Open Public Session: Citizens showed up to speak about the skateboard park. They live across from Poplar Avenue field and are not in favor about the proposal of new location.

Tim Longnecker explained the recreational board is just an elected volunteer group that comes up with ideas for hosted events. When ideas are brought up about recreational additions to the city it is proposed to city council.

Maureen Duffy: Wanted to give notice that they have some planned events in the upcoming summer months that will be held at SJI park location.

Old Business:

  • Family Movie Night ( still waiting on dates)
  • Memorial Park Changes: no updates
  • Football Field repairs/payment: Rick Dill presented final payment of $1000.
  • Shirley Mae Run: City Council approved banner. The event was a success.

New Business:

Insurance Certs needed by City Hall: City still needs updated certs for Lacrosse, Rec Soccer. Sam Watt said they should have new information.

Baseball Parents/coaches parking in park: Mostly visiting towns are violating rules. Let police handle.

Citizen of the year: Privately voted on

Scholarship Recipient: privately voted on

Field Requests:

*Gilda’s Club: would like use Poplar Field 6/24-6/27 9-2 pm for their annual event. Waived fee for field use.

*Soccer summer camp: 9:45-12 pm 6/29,7/6,7/13,7/20,7/27, and 8/3

*Linwood Panthers Pow Wow: Tuesday June 4th. Pending field replenishment. Would like to use Aux field back of baseball field tues/thurs in July.

Seasonal field use was tabled pending field status.

Outside agencies paying for field use: tabled

Meeting Ended: 9:48 pm.

Howard 1st, Tim 2nd

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