Rec & Grounds July 14th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The July 14, 2014 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:03 p.m. by Marge Morales, Committee Chair.

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

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker,

Absent: Charlene Jones, Lorraine Conlon, Donna Mines, Estee LaClare

Staff Attending: Rebecca Lyons, Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Jeff Salmon

Resident Comments:  Steven Sebestyen requested a playground be built in the Amberlea at Riding Center Drive.

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Winkert moved and Mr. Walsh seconded to approve the June 9, 2014 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (2-0-2). Steve Sebestyen and Ken Walsh abstained.

Chair Report: Marge Morales – No report

Board Report: Meggan Walker - No report

Operations/Recreation Report: Rebecca Lyons/Jennifer Burke

• YMCA is no longer using the Meadows pool as a venue for their program due to the amount of children they need to accommodate

Discussion Items:

• Discussion of admission of non- resident guests when pools are at capacity. The committee agreed it would be difficult to determine when this could be applied and did not wish to take further action.
• Ms. Walker discussed expanding the eating area at Hyland Hills Pool. The Committee suggested coming up with a plan for the area. The Recreation Manager and Ms. Walker will present suggestions in the future to include a trash enclosure built by staff.
• The Committee followed up on the previous meeting discussion about expanding the bike path on Braddock to Loudoun County Parkway and Stinger Drive. The Committee and Board Liaison agreed that completing unconnected paths would not be a recommended use of Association funds at this time. .
•  Jeff Smith addressed maintenance concerns in the pool restrooms and asked that swim team and parents in general monitor children when they are using the restrooms. 

New Business:

  Facilities Use Agreements:
• Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mr. Walsh seconded to approve the Boot Camp sessions to be held at Town Green/Murrey Park. The motion passed unanimously (4-0-0).
• Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mr. Winkert seconded to approve Cross Fit Exercise free trial sessions at Murrey Park/South Riding Center Park. The motion passed unanimously (4-0-0).
• Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mr. Walsh seconded to deny the Madame Curie request for use of Dunvegan Park. The motion passed unanimously (4-0-0).

• Mr. Walsh moved and Mr. Winkert seconded to approve adding a third lap lane for Masters Swim after 8:00 pm at Town Hall pool. The motion passed unanimously (4-0-0).


Meeting adjourned: Ms. Morales moved through unanimous consent to adjourn the meeting at 8:35 p.m.

Next meeting:  August 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.