PARKS & RECREATION BOARD                     July 12, 2010


The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, July 12, 2010 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, John Picuri, Mike Norton and Frank Daugherty. Absent was Jim Gibson.  Also present were Service Director Don Wittman and resident Ray Roddewig.


Frank Daugherty made a motion to approve minutes from June’s meeting, seconded by Dave Christner.  All Ayes except John Picuri who abstained. MOTION APPROVED


Ray Roddewig presented the board with a letter recommending changes to Pearl Park and Rotary Park.  See attached.  Don advised Ray and board the modifications that Ray has suggested are outside the decision making of this board.  Don also advised that the Beautification Committee is setting up Adopt-A-Spots around the city.  The local FOP has adopted Point Park. 


Tennis Courts

  • Don received quotes for resurfacing the courts, which was shared with the board.
  • Aero - $12,500 and they pointed out there are some low spots that need to be filled.  Aero did the courts the last time we had them done for this same amount of money.
  • Penn-Ohio Sealing - $17,000
  • Spring tennis ends Mid-May and Fall Tennis starts August 1st so we need to plan to have this done next year between that time period.


Willow Park

  • Skateboarders took the top rail off, only disassembled it.
  • Don to have Eagle Fence take a look at basketball court fencing and fix.


Pickleball Courts

  • Move existing courts and re-do lines.
  • Put in new courts, need to rent boring machine.  Don discussed this issue with the Assistant Superintendent and also with Jerry Carleton.


Pearl Park

  • Will do walk thru at August meeting, Don to do a preliminary walk thru before then.
  • Need to spray weeds on the courts, place some trash cans around the park
  • Don to schedule a spraying for the soccer fields before LOSA season starts.
  • Frank Daugherty made a motion to modify cost that was approved last month to not exceed $600, seconded by John Picuri. All Ayes. MOTION APPROVED


John Picuri made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Frank Daugherty.  All Ayes.  MOTION APPROVED


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Dave Christner, Chairman                            Date          Dee Daniels, Secretary