Rec & Grounds Aug 11th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The August 11, 2014 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Marge Morales, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Marge Morales, Charlene Jones, Lorraine Conlon, Donna Mines, Steve Sebestyen,

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker Estee LaClare

Members Absent: John Winkert, Ken Walsh
Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Jeff Salmon

Resident Comments:  Steven Sebestyen requested a playground to be built in Parcel C

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mrs. Morales seconded to approve the July 14, 2014 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (2-0-3). Charlene Jones, Lorraine Conlon and Donna Mines abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Marge Morales – No report

Board Report: Meggan Walker and Estee LaClare had no report. Jeff Salmon reported that a request was made to Loudoun County by the Board to extend the walkways and make the roundabout at Edgewater and Poland permanent. Mr. Salmon also reported that the Madame Curie Facilities Use agreement was denied by the Board.  

Operations/Recreation Report: Rebecca Lyons/Jennifer Burke

• Erosion control measures are scheduled to be installed in a few weeks. Railroad ties will be tiered steps with crushed gravel added.
• Phase II of the Multipurpose Center is still needs to go out for bid and once a contract is signed ground breaking should follow.
• Orange barriers were placed under the Hyland Hills pool slide to deter children from running under the slide and injuring themselves.
• Some trees that are considerably stressed have gator water bags placed at the base.

Discussion Items:
• None

New Business:

• Ms. Mines moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to install the Playworld System see saw in place of the bounce buttons at Owen Park. The motion passed unanimously (5-0-0)
• Ms. Conlin moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to approve the Enhance-A-Spot application located at 42518 Neighborly Lane. The motion passed unanimously (5-0-0)
• Ms. Jones moved and Ms. Conlin seconded to deny changing the hours for the Boot Camp from 7-815p to 730-845p on Mondays and Wednesdays. The motion passed (4-0-1). Donna Mines abstained.

Meeting adjourned: Ms. Mines moved and Ms. Conlin seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting:  September 8, 2014 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Ha