PARKS & RECREATION BOARD†††††††††††† ††††† December 7, 2009
The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, December 7, 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 was Service Director Don Wittman.
Jim Gibson made
a motion to approve meeting minutes from Septemberís meeting, seconded by _John Picuri. †All Ayes †MOTION APPROVED
for the season.† Request to have
nets removed and stored.
on Tribuneís article.
has reviewed and made some minor changes, Jim presented revised Park Rules
step is for Don/Mayor to put them into a final ordinance format for review
and vote to send them as a recommendation to Council at the meeting in
plan from years ago was an overall development of all the lands at once,
new plan will have it done in stages.
on maintenance cost & how city would be able to financially afford
it.† Mike stated this was a big
factor in why we didnít proceed with the original plan years ago.
would like to see consistency between words and actions.† Wants to see a real park, an active park
with soccer/baseball fields.† Feels
there is a need to have these types of fields to be centrally located for
families.† Wants the City to stay
open minded in the development and planning of the property.
and vote on making a recommendation to Council to enter into an agreement
with Tr. Co. Planning Commission †supporting Mosquito Lake Metropark.† John
will be abstaing from vote due to being on both
Cortland Parks Board and Metroparks Board.† Jim
Gibson made a motion to send recommendation to Council, seconded by Mike
Norton.† Jim Gibson, aye; Dave
Christner, aye; Mike Norton, aye; John Picuri, abstain.† MOTION APPROVED
& Mike shared updates with board and asked everyone to review and will
discuss at next months meeting.
shared information regarding the Inheritance Fund and how it would assist
in funding items instead of them coming out of the General Fund
John Picuri made
motion to adjourn, seconded by Mike
Norton. †All Ayes.† MOTION APPROVED