The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, November 10, 2008 at at the CityAdministrationBuilding,
400 N. High St., Cortland,
Ohio.In attendance were the following board members:Dave Christner,
Jim Gibson, John Picuri and Lisa Voytek. Absent was Mike Norton. Also present
were Mayor Curt Moll, Service Director Don Wittman, and Paul Olbrych.
John Picuri made
a motion to approve minutes from the September meeting, seconded by _Dave Christner.ALL AYES MOTION
Dave gave a brief overview of last months discussion with
the residents of Wall Drive.There was a separate meeting held with Dave,
Don, Mayor Moll, Councilman Jim Woofter and Patrolman Jason Smith.
will be removed soon and stored within the fence at the Service Garage.
raised $8,500 and Trumbull 100
will match up to $12,500. The match from Trumbull
100 does not have to be all at one time.The company that we purchased Phase I
equipment from brought in equipment for the contest and they gave Jim a
quote on some items that is good until the end of this year.Next year cost will increase by either
5% or 10%.As of Friday the quote
was $15,780 for 4’ high ¼ pipe and 4’ high bank.
Picuri made a motion to accept donation of skateboard park equipment,
seconded by Lisa Voytek.All Ayes. MOTION APPROVED.
brought up issue of fence along the backside of skateboard
park.If there is a fence
there would have to be a large gate so Service Department personnel can
move the equipment in and out depending on the season.The fence would control kids from taking
equipment out of the park.Don
brought up we haven’t had an issue with that yet this year.If there is a fence and a problem arises
at the skateboard park then we can lock the kids out of that area.Dave also suggested getting bars across
the bottom of the fence between the posts to keep the bottom of the fence
from getting kicked out.Don to
look at reinforcing the fence.
Camera’s at WillowPark
·Cameras are to help reduce vandalism and to
increase safety & security issue for the entire park.
·Three cameras will be placed in the park; one
facing the tennis/basketball courts, one facing the skateboard park and one on
the service garage facing towards Wall Drive
and playground area.
·Cost is approximately $2,000.These are wireless cameras with a 7 day loop
that can be recorded to DVD.Does not
·Jim Gibson made a motion to purchase cameras for
not to exceed $2,500.00, seconded by Lisa Voytek. All Ayes. MOTIONAPPROVED.
put into 2009 budget
eye replacements – Don has been calling every other week has not heard
up snowflakes on Saturday, November 22nd at
Olbrych asked the board about the Cortland
Elementary playground once the building is no longer in use is the school
going to keep the playground maintained or would the city look into
obtaining that land.LOSA uses the property
for their younger soccer teams and without that area they have limited
area for the kids to play.This is
also where TOPS soccer teams play.
John Picuri made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Dave Christner.All Ayes.MOTION APPROVED.