Rec & Grounds Dec. 10th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The December 10, 2018 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Ken Walsh, Marge Morales, Lorraine Conlon, Steve Sebestyen, John Winkert, Jeff Salmon, Anna Himes

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker, Karen MacDowell

Members Absent: John Winkert

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Jessica and Frank Henry at 25023 Justice Drive                             

Resident Comments:  Mr. Sebestyen requested a playground in Section 81.

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mrs. Morales seconded to approve the November 12, 2018 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (0-0-0).  Jeff Salmon abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Ken Walsh
None


Board Report: Karen MacDowell
Open Space meeting update regarding the landscape enhancement plan; Election preparations

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
Tree and stump removal throughout community; All irrigation lines and pond fountains winterized; Repairs made to SR stage due to vandalism; American Flags added to Town Center Park on Veterans Day; Tennis courts windscreens taken down for winter; Pool and Park sunshades taken down for winter.

Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Grounds Committee requested more information on warranties and the materials used to construct the proposed pier for Priesters Pond.
• The Recreation and Grounds Committee has requested to see other design plans for the proposed playground replacements.

New Business:

• None

Meeting adjourned: Mr. Salmon moved and Mrs. Conlon seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:47 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting:  January 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.