PARKS & RECREATION BOARD††††††††††††††††††††† January 14, 2008


The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, January 14, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. at the City Administration Building, 400 N. High St., Cortland, Ohio.In attendance were the following board members:Dave Christner, Lisa Voytek, and John Picuri.Also present were Mayor Curt Moll and Service Director Don Wittman.



Mayor Curt Moll opened the meeting by for nominations for Chairman.


NOMINATIONS: Dave Christner was nominated by Lisa Voytek and

Seconded by John Picuri

††††††††††††††††††††††† ALL AYES, _Dave Christner appointed as Chairman


Dave Christner asked for nominations for Vice Chairman


††††††††††† NOMINATIONS:Lisa Voytek was nominated by Dave Christner,

seconded by John Picuri.

††††††††††††††††††††††† ALL AYES, Lisa Voytek appointed as Vice-Chairman


Dave Christner, Chairman asked for a motion to approved Roberts Rule of Order


††††††††††† Motion made by John Picuri seconded by Lisa Voytek.

††††††††††††††††††††††† ALL AYES, Motion Approved


Dave Christner, Chairman asked for a motion to set meeting date and time for the 2nd Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. and location being City Hall.


Motion made by Lisa Voytek, seconded by John Picuri

††††††††††††††††††††††† ALL AYES, Motion Approved


Dave Christner, Chairman asked for a motion to appoint Dianna Daniels as secretary.


††††††††††† Motion made by John Picuri, seconded by Lisa Voytek.

ALL AYES, Motion Approved





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Dave Christner ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††Date†††††††††††††† Dee Daniels, Secretary












PARKS & RECREATION BOARD††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 01-14-08



Dave Christner made motion to approve minutes from November meeting, seconded by Lisa Voytek. ALL AYES. (John Picuri, abstain) MOTION APPROVED


Playground Equipment

        Equipment is here cost was $24,700

        Still have $6,333 to spend to meet 100% of the grant money issued in order to get 75% back.

        Don to look at surfacing cost.One estimate from Fibar is $13.95/cubic yard

        Also need to look at plastic retaining barriers to go all the way around

        Rotary is willing to help with installation

        Time-line1)Need to clear out existing equipment beginning as time permits; 2)City personnel to put in cement piers and structural items (March/April); 3)Contact Rotary and other Service Groups in the area to help with installation of accessories; 4)Install plastic retaining barriers and surfacing materials

Skateboard Park

        Dave to check with Tom Andrews to see if he has any estimates on equipment.Doesnít look like we will get any assistance from TCTC

        Need to get estimate for fencing around whole area


        Coming down this weekend, meet Saturday 9:30 a.m. at Willow Park

        Dave to get with Doug to make sure he does a pole-by-pole inventory

Gazebo Parks

        Need to re-do bricks and paint at Point Park

Speedway Sign

        Don to have Signs by George take a look and see what needs to be done with sign.Cover needs fixed, cracks in foundation and itís yellowing.

Easter Egg Hunt

        March 15, 2008, Imagination Station

        John Picuri made a motion for $500 to be paid to Lisa Voytek for expenditures of Easter Egg Hunt, seconded by Dave Christner.All Ayes.MOTION APPROVED

2008 Budget:

        Board received copies of 2007 approved budget and a copy a preliminary 2008 budget.

        Discussion held on what 2008 budget should consist of.

        Don to have a detail print out at next meeting of this years expenses


Miscellaneous Discussion

        Mayor has 3 people interested in vacant position on board, he will speak with each individual.

        Replace water tower @ Willow Park


Lisa Voytek made motion to adjourn, seconded by John Picuri. ALL AYES, Motion Approved


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Dave Christner, Chairman†††††††††††††††††† †††††††Date††††††††† Dee Daniels, Secretary