Rec & Grounds July 9th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The July 9, 2018 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:04 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

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

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker, Michael Hardin

Members Absent: Marge Morales, John Winkert, Jeff Salmon

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Estee LaClare, Jennifer Scott with South Riding Swim Team, Abby Hardin                               

Resident Comments:  Abbey Hardin requested a Sun Shade for West Riding Park. Steve Sebestyen requested a Playground for Section 81.

Approval of the Minutes:   Mrs. Conlon moved and Mrs. Himes seconded to approve the July 9, 2018 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (3-0-1).  Steve Sebestyen abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Ken Walsh
None

Board Report: Meggan Walker, Michael Hardin
Meeting not held yet for July – No report

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
SR staff, CLS and Brightview planting trees and landscaping throughout the community; Repaired pond fountain motor; Replace irrigation motor; Replaced shrubs at Meadows pool; Repair of tumble bucket motor at Splash Park; Paver stones added to the base of the LFL; Pool activity stats; Sunshades installed; End of school year party was held on June 13; Thursday themed Luau party at Splash Park on July 12; Wacky Wed party at Meadows on July 25; All Tennis courts repaired; Consulting playground Specialists for comprehensive design; LFL on Kirkwood and Mandolin installed by resident.

Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Grounds Committee is in favor of reducing Early Morning Lap Swim at Hyland Hills Pool to three days a week due to low attendance.

New Business:

• Mrs. Himes moved and Mrs. Conlon seconded to recommend the approval of installing a pier at Priesters Pond. The motion passed (4-0-0)

Meeting adjourned: Mrs. Walker moved and Mrs. Himes seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: August 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.