Rec & Grounds Nov. 11, 2019 Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The November 11, 2019 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by Ken Walsh, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Ken Walsh, Lorraine Conlon, Marge Morales, Steve Sebestyen, Jennifer Scott,

Board Liaisons: Karen MacDowell

Members Absent: none

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Kathe Rowan resident of 25276 Lyon Terrace.
Stacey Campbell with BSA Scout Troop 1148 to observe.                              

Resident Comments:  Mr. Sebestyen requested a playground in Section 81.
Ms. Rowan wanted information on how residents can be aware and get involved in community plans and projects. Staff recommended she regularly follow up on the SR website and magazine for upcoming or ongoing projects or she could contact townhall with questions.

Approval of the Minutes: Mrs. Conlon moved, and Mrs. Morales seconded to approve the September 9, 2019 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (4-0-1).  Steve Sebestyen abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Ken Walsh
VIP party comments

Board Report: Karen MacDowell
Community tree discussion; ongoing sidewalk repairs; 2020 budget approved

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke

Brightview installing flowers, seeding and aerating throughout community; Sidewalks replacement throughout community; Staff cut and removed trees throughout community; Fire lanes and parking stripes painted in areas of community; Little Free Library installed at Amberlea Park; Reviewing aquatic features to replace water cannons at Splash Park;’ Covered picnic benche ordered for Owen Park; Priesters Pond Pier update.

Discussion Items:
• The Recreation and Grounds Committee unanimously agreed to choose mixed primary colors for Bryson Park

New Business:

• Mrs. Morales moved and Mrs. Scott seconded to approve Yoga with Amber Brown. The motion passed (5-0-0)

Meeting adjourned: Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mrs. Morales seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:39p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.