Rec & Grounds Feb. 13th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The February 13, 2017 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7: 01 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

Members Attending:  Ken Walsh, Marge Morales, Steve Sebestyen,

Board Liaisons:  Meggan Walker, Estee LaClare
Members Absent:  Lorraine Conlon, John Winkert, Carol Johnson, Jeff Salmon

Staff Attending:  Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Josephine Duckett of 25475 New Castle Drive; Debbie and Tony Lodato of 43192 Lighthouse Place


Resident Comments:  Mr. Sebestyen suggested installing additional lighting inside and outside of the SRC cardio room entrance due to safety concerns.

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mr. Walsh seconded to approve the January 9, 2017 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (2-0-1).  Marge Morales abstained.



Chair Report: Ken Walsh – South Riding major contracts: Pool contract was awarded to High Sierra in 2016; The Trash contract is currently out for bids and is to be reviewed by SR staff. The Landscape contract will be reviewed in 2018.

Board Report: Estee LaClare - The community meeting held on February 9, 2017 addressed the future park construction at West Riding and the property at the corner of Elk Lick and Center Street; SR had received an offer for the parcel of land that is for sale off Pinebrook Road.


Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke - Requesting bids for white coat at Meadows Pool; Bids are submitted for pool sun shades at Riding Center Pool; Ken Walsh Committee Chair approved by BOD; Open Space update: The Town Center Park project preparing to go for bids no objections from residents, Committee to revisit the Edgewater Project, A zoning determination has been submitted to Loudoun County for the BMX track located next to the dog park; Ops continuing sidewalk repairs; Trees installed at the SRC maintenance building, Mulch added to the dog park; Riding Center renovations are underway.




Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Grounds committee reviewed options for the pool furniture replacement at Riding Center Pool and was not in favor of adding bar height table and chairs.


New Business:

Tennis League guidelines and schedule was submitted by Debbie and Rick Ladato. Tennis Lessons schedule was submitted by James Grein.

• Ms. Morales moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to recommend the approval of the Tennis Lesson and Tennis League guidelines and schedule. The motion passed. (3-0-0).

• Ms. Morales moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to approve the additional dog waste station located at Mandolin and Carrington Drive. The motion passed. (3-0-0).

• Ms. Sebestyen moved and Mr. Morales seconded to recommend the approval of the 2017 Pool Schedule. The motion passed. (3-0-0).

Meeting adjourned: Mrs. Morales moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:07 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.


Next meeting: March 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.