Rec & Grounds Feb 11th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The February 11, 2013 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:00 p.m., by, Donna Mines, Committee Chair.

Members Attending:  Charlene Jones, Marge Morales, Ken Walsh, Donna Mines, Rick D’Amico.

Board Liaison:  Jeff Salmon attended

Members Absent: Luis Pitarque, John Winkert, Steve Sebestyen

Staff Attending:  Farah Scruggs

Guests Attending: James Grein, Debbie Ladato, Tony Ladato

Resident Comments:

Charlene Jones gave an update on the progress of a community garden being created for residents at the Dulles South Multipurpose Center. Charlene spoke with Diane Ryburn and has recruited the help of an Eagle Scout who is working on the suggestion as his Eagle Scout Project.

Approval of the Minutes:  Rick D’Amico moved to approve the January 14, 2013 Recreation & Grounds Committee meeting minutes as amended.  The motion was seconded by Marge Morales. The motion passed unanimously.

New Business:

• Tennis Lesson and League Presentations:  Tennis Pro and SR Lesson Provider, James Grein and SR Tennis League Coordinators, Debbie and Tony Lodato, attended the meeting and presented their suggested schedules and programs for 2013.


MOTION:
Charlene Jones moved to recommend to the Board of Directors that the 2013 Tennis League pilot program be approved as proposed. The motion was seconded by Ken Walsh.  Motion passed unanimously. 

MOTION:
Marge Morales moved to recommend to the Board of Directors that the 2013 Tennis League Guidelines and schedule be approved as proposed. The motion was seconded by Ken Walsh.  Motion passed unanimously. 

MOTION:
Charlene Jones moved to recommend to the Board of Directors that the 2013 Tennis lesson and court schedule be approved as amended. The motion was seconded by Marge Morales.  Motion passed unanimously.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Donna Mines

• Donna shared items discussed at the pool working group meeting that preceded this month’s Rec & Grounds meeting. Items discussed included 2013 schedule, cleaning, and swim team practice hours. The schedule is a pending agenda action item. 

Board Report: Jeff Salmon
• The Board accepted and approved the Recreation and Grounds Committee Charter as amended, as well as the Cardio Gym rules and regulations as presented.
• Board approved and accepted the bid for new (capital fund) and replacement (reserve fund) furniture at Hyland Hills Pool.
• The Hometown Committee has a new chair person, Terri Lange.
• Tom Dunaway resigned from the Board of Directors and his seat will be filled in the upcoming Board of Directors election.
• The Cardio Gym equipment is in place and the security cameras are up. SRP staff has scheduled the installation of the entry equipment.


Loudoun County Parks and Recreation: Paul Goudeau
• No Report

Operations/Recreation Report: Farah Scruggs

• Staff proposed the completed 2013 Pool schedule, as well as the 2013 aquatic rules and regulations to the pool working group before the meeting.
• Staff is looking forward to adding new magazine articles throughout 2013.  Staff hopes to add collaborative articles with residents, community businesses, schools, etc.
• Staff will be working with Events throughout the 2013 season to incorporate new recreational programming and events for the community with the addition of pool parties, and adult oriented events.
• Staff is working on SR’s first YouTube video, which is scheduled to launch at this year’s annual meeting.
Pending Business

• 2013 Pool Schedule and Rules Approval:  Pool Working group presented the proposed 2013 Pool Schedule and Aquatic Rules & Regulations.
MOTION:
Charlene Jones moved to recommend to the Board of Directors that the 2013 Pool Schedule be approved as proposed by the pool working group and the 2013 Aquatics Rules and Regulations be approved as amended. The motion was seconded by Marge Morales.  Motion passed unanimously. 

Meeting adjourned: Marge Morales moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m. The motion was seconded by Ken Walsh.  The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.