Rec & Grounds July 8, 2019 Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The July 8, 2019 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Ken Walsh, Lorraine Conlon, Marge Morales, Steve Sebestyen, Anna Himes,

Board Liaisons: Karen MacDowell

Members Absent: Jennifer Scott

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Daniel Vargas; David Kanterman: Megan Elliott; Cypriana McCray: Leopoldo Cabrales – from the Amberlea                               

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

Approval of the Minutes: Mrs. Himes moved and Mrs. Morales seconded to approve the June 10, 2019 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (5-0-1).  Mr. Sebestyen abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Ken Walsh
None

Board Report: Karen MacDowell
Gary Smith appointed new President for Board of Directors

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
Concrete slabs replaced throughout community; Staff cut down and removed trees; Staff repaired fountains; Splash Park repairs; Leak at SRC bathroom; Pier update; Amberlea open space; Open space update – Dunvegan; Pool update; Owen Park update

Discussion Items:
• None

New Business:

• Mrs. Himes moved and Mrs. Conlon seconded to approve The Little Free Library at Amberlea placement. The motion passed (5-0-0)

Meeting adjourned: Mrs. Conlon moved and Mrs. Himes seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:52 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: August 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.