Park and Recreation Board
Members present were Darlyne Sowder, President, Edwin Macatangay, Vice President, L.D. Axsom and Jeff Frownfelter, Secretary.
Other people present during the meeting included David Sorokoty, Ellettsville Town Council President, Jeana Kapczynski, President of Ellettsville Main Street, and guest Dr. James Segedy, AICP from Ball State University.
Darlyne Sowder called the meeting to order at .
Edwin Macatangay motioned to
accept the minutes from the
Nominations for officers included the following:
President: Edwin Macatangay made a motion to elect Darlyne Sowder for President of the Parks Board. Nomination was seconded and motion carried 4-0.
Vice President: L.D. Axsom made a motion to elect Edwin Macatangay for Vice President of the Parks Board. Nomination was seconded and motion carried 4-0.
Secretary: Edwin Macatangay made a motion to elect Jeff Frownfelter for Secretary of the Parks Board. Nomination was seconded and motion carried 4-0.
5-Year Master Plan
Introduction of guest speaker Dr. James Segedy, AICP was
made. Dr. Segedy is the Director of
Community Based projects and an urban planner from the
Milestones for the beginning of the five-year plan include the official hiring of Community Based Projects and signing the contract. The first draft of the Five-Year Plan can be expected towards the end of March or in April 2003.
Motion was put forward to accept
the Community Based Projects of Ball State University as a partner and retain
their services based on a contract for them to develop a five-year plan for the
At the December 2002 meeting, it
was determined that Darlyne Sowder would contact Peggy Welch, State
Representative, about the $24,000 Build Indiana Fund that is earmarked for the
Skate Park. From discussions with Peggy
Welch, the funds can only be used for improvements to and for the
There was discussion that more mulch was needed for work to continue this coming spring. It was stated by David Sorokoty that Jim Ragle was instructed to continue delivering mulch to the same spot as he has done in the past. There was also some discussion that some tree trimmers could also deliver mulch to the same place. New deliverers of mulch may need instructed as to where exactly to deliver the mulch. No person was assigned to contact the tree companies.
The current balance in the
Discussion of the need for funding of the town gateways at each end of the Highway 46 split occurred. There is a $500 need from the Parks Board budget to help fund the gateways. A motion to approve $500 for the Community Highway Gateways Building Fund was put forth. These funds were committed from the 2002 budget. The motion was seconded. Motion carried 4-0.
Motion to adjourn was made by Edwin Macatangay and seconded by Jeff Frownfelter. Motion carried 4-0. The meeting adjourned at .
Darlyne Sowder, President Edwin Macatangay, Vice President
L. D. Axsom Jeff Frownfelter, Secretary
Denise E. Knell