Rec & Grounds May 8th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The May 8th, 2017 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7: 02 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Ken Walsh, Marge Morales, Lorraine Conlon, John Winkert, Jeff Salmon, Josephine Duckett,

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker-Absent, Estee LaClare

Members Absent: Steve Sebestyen,

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  none                                

Resident Comments:  none

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Salmon moved and Mrs. Conlon seconded to approve the March 13, 2017 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (5-0-1).  Ken Walsh abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Ken Walsh - none

Board Report: Estee LaClare
Gnome houses have been installed around the community, Pinebrook property has been sold, Elections continue.

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
Installed mulch and landscaping/sod in various areas. Painting the lower level of SRC to begin. Ash trees removed by staff around SRC.Staff scarified sidewalks throughout community. White coating at Meadows has begun. Celebrate June 2nd and 3rd. SRC pool closed. Getting quotes for tennis court repairs. Cleaning and filling of pools to start April 10. SRC furniture has arrived.

Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Grounds Committee was in favor of pursuing information for installing a floating pier at Priesters Pond.

• The Recreation and Grounds Committee was not in favor of the climbing boulders being installed in open space. The committee recommendation was to install in an established playground.

New Business:

• Mrs. Conlon moved and Mr. Salmon seconded to approve the YOGA with Amber Brown FUA request. The motion passed. (6-0-0).

Meeting adjourned: Mr.  Salmon moved and Mrs.  Conlon seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: June 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.