Rec & Grounds Sept. 17th Meeting

Recreation & Grounds Committee

The September 17, 2018 meeting of the Recreation and Grounds Committee, held at Town Hall was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Lorraine Colon, Committee Vice Chair.

Members Attending: Marge Morales, Lorraine Conlon, Steve Sebestyen, John Winkert, Anna Himes

Board Liaisons: Meggan Walker, Karen MacDowell

Members Absent: Ken Walsh, Jeff Salmon,

Staff Attending: Jennifer Burke

Guests Attending:  Jennifer Scott with the South Riding swim team, Amy Dickerson from 25564 Creekmore Terrace.                            

Resident Comments:  Mr. Sebestyen requested a playground in Section 81. Mrs. Dickerson requested that South Riding replace common area trees that had died or become diseased. Mrs. Scott requested swim team morning checks be added to the pool management contract and replacing the ladders at the South Riding Center pool.

Approval of the Minutes:   Mr. Winkert moved and Mrs. Himes seconded to approve the August 13, 2018 Recreation & Grounds committee meeting minutes. The motion passed (4-0-2).  Marge Morales and Steve Sebestyen abstained.

Reports: 

Chair Report: Ken Walsh
None

Board Report: Meggan Walker, Karen MacDowell
Bike Track update; Pier Update

Operations/Recreation Report: Jennifer Burke
New plaque marking the cemetery for Cage Hutchison; Watering new trees, cutting and removing trees and stumps; Bricks installed at SRC for past BOD presidents; Ops staff removed old fencing;
Sidewalks marked for replacement; Pools closed; Whitecoat bids; Meadows pool cover; SR dog swim Sept 8; Cornhole Tourney Sept. 29th; Tennis Tournament rescheduled to September 22; Pier Update;

Discussion Items:
• Requested information from previous meeting was given to the Recreation and Grounds Committee regarding adding Pickle Ball to SR tennis courts. Committee unanimously agreed to not add pickleball to the SR courts.
• Recreation and Grounds Committee discussed residents request to replace common area trees and unanimously agreed no change in the policy. The committee suggested the resident submit an application for replacing the trees. 

New Business:
• Mr. Sebestyen moved and Mrs. Himes seconded to recommend High Sierra for the Pool Management contract subject to the receipt of Premier poll managements proposal. The motion passed. (5-0-0).

Meeting adjourned: Mrs. Morales moved and Mr. Sebestyen seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Next meeting: October 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm. @ Town Hall.