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Parks and Recreation Board
Regular Meeting Minutes

August 18, 2008

The meeting began at 7:05pm, present were Barry Malone, Jack Kelly, Khalil Shearlds, Dawn Haussler, Bob Bartmann, Mike Mills & Sherry Spinnraker. Also present Jeri Staiber Lansdowne’s Recreation Director, Joe Urban the Council Liaison.

Minutes from July were reviewed & accepted.

Update on the scouting projects one by Greg Biche, He was able to construct a small bridge over a spring in Marlyn, Steve Costa is still working on the two park signs and we heard from Alex Reinhart and he needs to discuss a new project. The meeting was held at Marlyn this month and we were all able to view the new bridge.

Joe Urban, Council Liaison reports.
Joe said he had met with Barbara Sellie from the environment committee as to who would be over seeing the parks activities. They were both okay with the divisions Joe with the normal activities and Barbara with environmental issues. As to the issue involving incursion into the parks, Joe said if there was a major site plan council would notifying the residences with letters, Barbara committee will deal with issues like dumping and storm management. Bob had written up plans for a historical and park appreciation to be used for touring the park. Jack found many types of markers to identify trees and shrubbery, but with the cost of vandalism, we will hold off of any purchases at this time. Joe also suggested that we use the money in the budget for things that had been on Barry list that was giving to council last year. With the high cost of needed tree work for our parks, our board was hesitant on spend any of the monies from capitol inproments. Joe said that capitol improvements for established projects should still be considered.

Jeri Staiber, Recreation Director and finance report.
Jeri gave out the finical reports. Jeri will meet with Michael at Belmont to try to identify what toy will be added to that park. Jeri is also looking for other estimates for tree work there and at Marlyn. Jeri got one estimate for $9,000, at this price Jeri will need to send this work out for bids. Jeri will be asking for estimates for the entrances at Hayes Park and to fill the path that crosses the park to be filled in and reseeded.

New Business….

“Park Day” will be Saturday, September 20th as well as the Movie in the Park, we thought since it gets dark earlier and we could start the movie at 7 and push back the starting time from noon to 2 and run until 9. We will ask the Cinema Sofa for their popcorn maker. Joe will try to get a DJ; Barry for the flyer design, Jeri will call Fishers about the Moon Bounce. Jeri & Mike will deliver the flyers. We believe Fred still has the banners, we will also ask him to make sure the Johnnie gets a clean up the Friday before. Khalil will take the lead a get the prizes and games together. We will need volunteer at the snack bar, Moon Bounce and Khalil will also need help with the children for the races and games.

Meeting adjourned 8:30

Next Park meeting, Monday, September 15th, 7:00 pm

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