PARKS & RECREATION BOARD                     March 9, 2009


The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, March 9, 2009 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, James Gibson, Lisa Voytek, Mike Norton and John Picuri.  Also present were Mayor Curt Moll, and Service Director Don Wittman.


John Picuri made a motion to approve meeting minutes from February’s meeting, seconded by Mike Norton All Ayes.  MOTION APPROVED



  • Equipment has been ordered. Received another catalogue.  Don has a preliminary site plan with consideration for the water lines.  Will be installed as soon as received (weather permitting)
  • 6 benches have been ordered. Four to go around the playground and two to be placed by the skateboard park


Skateboard Park

  • Equipment will be put out May 1st


Easter Egg Hunt

  • Set for April 4th at 11 am – helpers need to be there by 10 am – fliers are done
  • Rotary to drop off a check @ City Hall – Dee to call Lisa to pick up
  • Dave will contact the police & fire departments
  • Lisa has spoken to representative from Bazetta Parks – restrooms will be open – not sure of status of their donation of $300.00 – Mayor will mention donation at meeting he has with Trustees on March 17th.  They are to send check to City Hall.


2009 Budget

  • Sent to Council and has been approved as submitted


Old Dinnerbell Property

  • The city is not going to pursue purchasing property at this time.


St. Rt. 46 Park

  • Mayor Moll suggested creating a sub-committee to take charge and proceed with new park.  John & Jim are interested in working on the sub-committee. 
  • Board to think of other individuals that would like to participate


John Picuri made motion to adjourn, seconded by Jim Gibson.  All Ayes.  MOTION APPROVED





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Dave Christner, Chairman                            Date          Dee Daniels, Secretary