The City of Cortland Parks & Recreation Board met on
Monday, November12, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Administration, 400 N. High St., Cortland,
Ohio.In attendance were the following board
members:Frank Daugherty, Dave Christner,
Shane Mealy and John Picuri.Also
present were Mayor Curt Moll and Service Director Don Wittman.
a motion to approve minutes from the October 8, 2012 meeting, seconded by Dave Christner.ALL
a motion to accept with regrets Mike Norton’s resignation from the Parks &
Recreation Board, seconded by Dave Christner.ALL AYES, MOTION APPROVED.
There was a discussion regarding the vacant Chairman
position.Since the board is not meeting
in December, it was decided to table until the January meeting.
City Council has passed
the second reading of the Board’s recommended change to the Park Rules
regarding no animals on play surfaces – third reading will be November 19th
and then would go into effect 30 days after that.No signs will be posted this year.For the next meeting in January Don will
have Sign Copy for approval.The
board would like to see a City of Cortland heading in reverse color from
the rules (Heading: white on blue, rules: blue on white).
Contract has been
awarded to R.T. Vernal Paving for the parking
lot.They want to get done this
John does not see
anything moving forward at this time with LOSA’s plans.Could pursue Nature Works Funding but if
submit in February would not get until October.
Still plan on pulling
out one set of swings.Mayor would
like to see more benches.
Also need to remove and
replace fence on W. Side.
building shed at Pearl Park like the one at Willow Park.Several questions need to be answered
first – size, material, shelving, where to place etc.
No updates.Plan it
still to wait on parking lot before moving any dirt.
There was a discussion
on the Community Sign by Speedway and desire to update the sign preferably
to an electronic sign.The board
would like to see a quote on an electronic insert – Preference is for two
color sign with static message.Will not scroll.
Christmas lights in
parks and gazebos – the board will continue to support the beautification
made a motion to adjourn, seconded by John
Picuri. ALL AYES,MOTION