PARKS & RECREATION BOARD             February 11, 2013

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

The Parks & Recreation Board met on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the City Administration Building, 400 N. High St., Cortland, Ohio.  In attendance were the following board members:  Dave Christner, John Picuri, and Shane Mealy; absent was Frank Daugherty.   Also present were Mayor Curt Moll and Service Director Donald Wittman.

 

John Picuri made a motion to approve minutes from the January 14, 2013  re-organizational meeting, seconded by Shane Mealy.   ALL AYES,  MOTION APPROVED.

 

Shane Mealy made a motion to approve minutes from the January 14, 2013 regular meeting, seconded by John Picuri.   ALL AYES,  MOTION APPROVED.

 

2013 Budget

 

Shane Mealy made a motion to approve the 2013 Proposed Budget, seconded by John Picuri.  ALL AYES, MOTION APPROVED.

 

 

Eastlake Park

The board recommended sending the following recommendations to Zach Svette regarding the Eastlake Metroparks Sign Proof: 

  • Make “EASTLAKE METROPARK” bigger and all other wording smaller
  • Change “IN CONJUCTION WITH CITY OF CORTLAND” to “IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CITY OF CORTLAND”
  • Change “PROPERTY LEASED BY” to “PROPERTY LEASED FROM”

 

Willow Park

 

Signs – Discussed sign proof submitted by Municipal Signs.  Changes/Corrections should be as follows: The first three lines should be in reverse color – white on blue – with remaining lettering blue on white; change “Engine Models and Toys” to “Gas Powered Models”, and correct spelling. John Picuri made a motion to order one sign for Willow Park and one for Pearl Park at a cost of $240 each with the stated changes/corrections, seconded by Shane Mealy.  ALL AYES, MOTION PASSED.

 

LAC Request – The board discussed request from LAC to add a double door to the current shed at Willow Park so that they can store a tractor.  There was a concern about space and preference to add double door on other side instead of replacing man door.  Dave Christner will draft response to LAC.

 

 

 

 

 

Pearl Park

 

John and Shane are still working on proposed layout.  There was a discussion regarding water fountain with hose attachment and dugouts with attached storage.  Board is still waiting on LAC/LOSA before moving forward with restrooms.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

 

Dave is attending Bazetta’s Parks Board Meeting on Tuesday.  They have okayed the March 23rd date and agreed to open restrooms early.  The board had discussion regarding budget for this and amounts contributed by the participating entities.

 

John Picuri made motion to adjourn, seconded by Shane Mealy.  ALL AYES, MOTION APPROVED.

 

 

 

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Dave Christner, Chairman                         Date         Terri Barnovsky, Secretary