Rec & Grounds Sept. 11th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The September 11, 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, Steve Sebestyen, John Winkert

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker, Estee LaClare - Absent

Members Absent: Jeff Salmon, Josephine Duckett,

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  None


Resident Comments: 

Steven Sebestyen requested a playground to be built in Parcel C

Approval of the Minutes: 

Mrs. Conlon moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to approve the August 14, 2017 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (3-0-3). Marge Morales and John Winkert abstained.


Chair Report: Ken Walsh - None

Board Report: Meggan Walker – Install of street light at Riding Center and Tall Cedars; Town Center Park construction has begun; Review of the West Riding Survey results; No Triathlon next year; Potential hunting on the Golf course.

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke

Ops staff removing trees and stumps; watering; bush hogging; and repaired fencing throughout community; CLS pruning street trees; SRC pool sun shades installation completed; SRC and TH pool closed; Dog Swim; Girl Scout Gold Award project completed; West Riding Survey results; Conklin Park Bike Park concept; Fishing Pier at Priesters Pond.

Discussion Items:

• Staff has requested suggestions from the committee on a location for a Walking labyrinth.

New Business:

• None

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

Next meeting: October 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm. @ South Riding Center.