Rec & Grounds Sept 8th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The September 8, 2014 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Marge Morales, Committee Chair.

Members Attending: Marge Morales, Lorraine Conlon, Donna Mines, Steve Sebestyen, John Winkert, Ken Walsh, Charlene Jones

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker, Estee LaClare

Members Absent:

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke, Rebecca Lyons

Guests Attending:  Jeff Salmon, Carol Johnson

Resident Comments:  Carol Johnson requested, on behalf of the South Riding Swim Team, a trophy case that would display all swim team trophies and team pictures.

Steven Sebestyen requested a playground be built in the Amberlea, Section 81

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mrs. Mines seconded to approve the August 11, 2014 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (4-0-2). John Winkert abstained. The number of votes reflects the number of members present at time of vote.

Reports: 

Chair Report:  Marge Morales – No report

Board Report:  Meggan Walker

• The Board of Directors directed the South Riding General Manager to collect a design for the current maintenance lot at the corner of Riding Center Drive and Tall Cedars Drive.
• Ms. Walker reported on Open Space Group meeting. The group is in its initial phase of identifying amenities for South Riding open space. More information will be provided as the project progresses.
• The Board of Directors approved the Enhance-a-Spot application submitted by 42518 Neighborly Lane.

Operations/Recreation Report: Rebecca Lyons/Jennifer Burke

• Ms. Lyons reported the Operations Department is collecting bids to repair the crumbling stone walls in South Riding. Clippers has been contracted to keep these areas clean from debris.
• Last pool party of the season was the Glow back to School Party was on August 28 went great and was well attended.
• High Sierra is beginning to close the pools with Hyland Hills being the last pool to close on September 21, 2014.

• All-Rec will take measurements at Owen Park to ensure the see-saw would fit in the area where bounce buttons will be removed.

Discussion Items:

• The committee was provided information explaining what the purpose of a Facilities Use Agreement.
New Business:
• None

Meeting adjourned: Mr. Sebestyen moved and Ms. Conlon seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting:  to be determined