Rec & Grounds May 12th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The May 12, 2014 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Marge Morales, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Marge Morales, Donna Mines, Charlene Jones, Lorraine Conlon, Steven Sebestyen,
Ken Walsh

Board Liaisons: Scott Fisher, Jeff Salmon -absent

Members Absent: John Winkert

Staff Attending: Rebecca Lyons, Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sovinski from 42292 Magistrate Court, Mr. James Hellauer from 25155 Fortitude Terrace
                               

Resident Comments: No residents were present. Steven Sebestyen spoke for residents located in Sections 81 and 83 requesting a playground to be built in Parcel C located next to the Safety Center.

Approval of the Minutes:   Ms. Jones motioned and Ms. Mines seconded to approve the April 14, 2014 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (4-0-2). Ken Walsh and Steven Sebestyen abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Marge Morales

• Ms. Morales suggested that the 6am adult swim survey be posted with the minutes from the April 14, 2014 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes as additional information in determining the committee decision.

Board Report: Scott Fisher

• The Board of Directors approved the Splash Park Pool cover bid from NVBlu.
• Mr. Fisher deferred the Hyland Hills roof update to the Operations report.
• The Annual meeting was held on May 8, 2014 and the results of the Board of Directors election were announced.

Operations/Recreation Report: Rebecca Lyons/Jennifer Burke

• Landscape Request for Proposals has been released. Final interviews dates are to be announced.
• Large recycling containers continue to be encouraged throughout the neighborhood to help reduce the amount of loose trash in the area.
• Hyland Hills roof repair construction has been completed ahead of schedule.
• Owen Park shrub trimming was denied by Budget & Finance and the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors suggested submitting a plan to redesign the landscaping around all parks.
• Pools are in the process of opening and on schedule.
• The first Open Space Working Group meeting will be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 5:30pm at Town Hall. Please let staff know

Discussion Items:

•  Charters
Ms. Lyons discussed Charter revisions and formalizing the Pool Working Group. The committee’s suggested changes and were noted by staff. The Charters will be updated and provided to the Board for approval.

New Business:
• Enhance-A-Spot Applications:

42292 Magistrate Court:
Ms. Jones motioned and Ms. Mines seconded to deny the application and recommend the homeowners submit an application for exterior modification on the homeowner’s property.  The motion passed unanimously (6-0-0).
25155 Fortitude Terrace:
Ms. Mines motioned and Ms. Conlon seconded to approve the application with the following stipulations: The magnolia tree is denied and recommend the homeowners submit an application for exterior modification on the homeowner’s property for this tree; The row of Arborvitae trees must be modified to be a more diverse variety as to not look like a solid hedge; SRP will not replace or maintain the plantings included in the project; Owner is to pay all cost associated with this project. The motion passed unanimously (6-0-0).

26032 Talamore Drive:
Ms. Jones motioned and Ms. Mines seconded to deny the application and recommend the homeowners submit an application for exterior modification on the homeowner’s property. The vote passed unanimously (6-0-0).

42301 Magistrate Court:
Ms. Jones motioned and Ms. Mines seconded to deny the application and recommend the homeowners submit an application for exterior modification on the homeowner’s property.  The motion passed unanimously (6-0-0).

Meeting adjourned: Ms. Morales motioned and Mr. Walsh seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:16 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: June 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.