Rec & Grounds Aug. 13th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The August 13, 2018 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Ken Walsh, Lorraine Conlon, John Winkert, Jeff Salmon, Anna Himes

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker, Karen MacDowell

Members Absent: Marge Morales, Steve Sebestyen

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Wendy Taylor, Jeff Smith, Estee LaClare, BrightView, HLS,

Presentations: Brightview and HLS presentation of landscape contract presentations.                          

Resident Comments:  Jeff Salmon complained about the removal of the vegetation around Mink Meadows park pond.

Approval of the Minutes:   Mrs. Himes moved and Mr.  Salmon seconded to approve the July 9, 2018 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (3-0-2).  John Winkert and Jeff Salmon abstained.


Chair Report: Ken Walsh – None

Board Report: Meggan Walker, Karen MacDowell
Budget and Financing meeting September 19th; Bike Track in progress working on issues with Loudoun County. 

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
CLS completion of tree planting; Ops staff added soil and seeded Celebrate field; Ops maintenance repairs at pools; Dive in Movie on August 6; Lifeguard Appreciation party August 7; Boy Scout Eagle Project; Themed Thursday August 7; Priesters pond pier update.

Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Grounds Committee discussed adding pickleball lines to SR tennis courts. The Committee recommended getting information on the pickle ball court use at the Dulles Community Center.

New Business:

• Mr. Salmon moved and Ms. Himes seconded to approve the Yoga with Amber Brown request. The motion passed (5-0-0)

• The Recreation and Ground Committee unanimously agreed to recommend Brightview for the Landscaping contract as discussed in executive session.

Meeting adjourned: Mr. Salmon moved and Ms. Conlon seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:45p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: September 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.