PARKS & RECREATION BOARD†††††††††††† ††††† September 14, 2009
The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, September 14, 2009 at at the CityAdministrationBuilding,
400 N. High St., Cortland,
In attendance were the following board members:† Dave Christner,
James Gibson, Mike Norton, and John Picuri.†
Absent was Lisa Voytek.† Also
present were Mayor Curt Moll, Service Director
John Picuri made
a motion to approve meeting minutes from Augustís meeting, seconded by _Jim Gibson. †John Picuri, aye; Jim Gibson, aye; Mike
Norton, abstain, Dave Christner, aye. †MOTION APPROVED
Association paid for and installed new mesh windscreen on south side of
courts.† They will take it down
during the winter and reinstall in the spring.† They may donate a new windscreen for
west side of courts.
Pickle Ball Courts
advised that they are completed and there was an article in the last
Cortland News about clinics being held at the courts on Sundays at and
said there were 16 people there this past Sunday and they were all
enthusiastic.† There was mention of
2 additional courts as well as some complaints regarding noise, language
and the large amount of litter around the park on Sunday.† Lighting is controlled by photocell,
they stated it wasnít coming on until after and it needs to come on earlier.
shared his rough draft of park rules and regulations that he worked on
with Officer Dave Morris.† He did
research on the web and that resulted in a lot of cities repeating their
ordinances and state laws.
on changes to rules & regulations and how to inform the kids of
ordinances that they may not be aware of.†
suggested looking at the city of KetteringOhio rules.† Dee pulled them
off the internet and shared them with the board.
action was taken on the rules at this meeting
5 Year Plan
previous plan and made some changes.
to review for next meeting and come back with further items to include in
met with Diana @ Army Corp of Engineers and she is enthusiastic about the
idea.† She also mentioned adding
another dog park since the current one at the state park is such a big
hit. There were over 100 dogs there this past weekend.
shared pictures of the sled hill in Wauseon,
also met with the new park manager for MosquitoLake and his also enthusiastic
about the sled hill.† He likes the
idea of a nature building and expanding the existing trails.† He will be getting a copy of a lease and
will be going to the state to help us.
also met with Mike Wilson at the TrumbullCountyAgriculturalCenter and he is supportive as
reactions from everyone so far.
I would be to move dirt and create sled hill and put in initial
will set up a meeting between City, ODNR, Army Corp and MetroParks to get things rolling
with this project.
stated that this was well perceived and he will be moving forward with
setting up this fund through Council.
John Picuri made
motion to adjourn, seconded by Mike
Norton. All Ayes.† MOTION APPROVED