January 3, 2006   Ellettsville Parks and Recreation Board meeting Minutes

 

The Ellettsville Parks and Recreation Board met on January 3, 2006 at the Fire Department Training and Conference Center.  Members present were Edwin Macatangay, Vice President; Geraldine McIntyre, Amber Ragle Brett Williamson and Michael Griffey.

 

Introduction of New Members

Brett Williamson (R) and Michael Griffey (D) were introduced as the new members to the Parks Board. Mr. Williamson’s term will expire on 12/31/2009 and Mr. Griffey’s will expire on 12/31/2007.

 

Election of Officers

Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to appoint Brett Williamson as President of the Parks Board. Michael Griffey seconded. Motion carried.

 

Michael Griffey made a motion to appoint Edwin Macatangay as Vice President of the Parks Board. Geraldine McIntyre seconded. Motion carried.

 

Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to appoint Amber Ragle as Secretary of the Parks Board. Michael Griffey seconded. Motion carried.

 

Approve Minutes of December 5, 2005

Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to accept the minutes for the December meeting. Edwin Macatangay seconded. Motion carried.

 

Approve Accounts Payable/Review Expenditures

The expenditures for the month were discussed and explained. Edwin Macatangay informed the new members of the Purchase Order to Hanna Trucking for the gravel at the Wishing Well Nature Park.

 

Report on Gravel Purchase

Michael Griffey explained that the Town doesn’t have the equipment to distribute the gravel. The path would need to be wider in order to use our own equipment. Edwin asked how wide it would need to be. Geraldine asked if the Utilities have a bob-cat that could be used. Michael Griffey said we would have to ask. Edwin asked if there is an expiration date on the Purchase Order. Amber explained that officially it should be used in January or February, but we could ask if it could be extended. Michael Griffey suggested meeting with Jim Ragle to make a decision on the gravel purchase. Brett said he would get in touch with Mr. Ragle and set up a time to visit the Nature Park. Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to table the gravel purchase until we find out more information. Michael Griffey seconded. Motion carried.

 

Mailing of Master Plan

Amber distributed a letter received from Department of Natural Resources stating all the problems that need to be corrected with the Master Plan. One problem is there is no Section 504 Compliance included in the Master Plan. The council was concerned the whole town would have to be in compliance. Brett will look into it and find out what is required and talk to the Council. Edwin asked if Section 504 is something we are required to be in compliance with anyway. Geraldine McIntyre made a motion to table the Master Plan until more information is received. Michael Griffey seconded. Motion carried.

 

New Business

Amber Ragle stated the proceeds were $40.00 from the Coke Machines at the Skate Park.

 

Michael Griffey asked if there were any plans for hiring another Part-Time person. Brett Williamson asked what the Part-Time person does. They work with the Street Department to do mowing and cleaning up of the Parks properties. Amber will find out if there are plans for hiring a new Part-Time Laborer.

 

The meeting was moved to adjourn by Michael Griffey and seconded by Geraldine McIntyre.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:44 pm.