Rec & Grounds Jan. 14, 2019 Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The January 14, 2019 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, Lorraine Conlon, John Winkert,

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker - absent, Karen MacDowell 

Members Absent: Steve Sebestyen, Jeff Salmon, Anna Himes

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Jennifer Scott and Amanda Baxter representing the South Riding Swim Team                                

Resident Comments:  None

Approval of the Minutes:   Mrs Morales moved and Mrs. Conlon seconded to approve the December 10, 2018 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (03-0-1).  John Winkert abstained.


Chair Report: Ken Walsh

Board Report: Karen MacDowell
SR to begin receiving Board of Directors nominations

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
New window added at the Town Hall office; Brightview installed replacement trees, golden mops shrubs and sod throughout community; Additional wood chips added to dog park; Staff removed trees and stumps throughout community; Little Free Library installed at Dunvegan Park; Staff replaced rotted wood on fishing pier; Bingo to be held January 17th at SRC; Eagle Scout Bee hotel

Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Board Committee unanimously agreed to move forward with the composite material and painted rails for the Priesters Pond pier as presented by staff.

• The Recreation and Grounds Committee unanimously agreed to continue with the Owen Park playground replacement design from Playground Specialists as presented by staff.

• The Recreation and Grounds Committee are in the process of reviewing the 2019 Pool Schedule for changes and additions.

New Business:

• None

Meeting adjourned: The Recreation and Grounds Committee unanimously moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.


Next meeting: February 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.