Park and Recreation Board
Members present were Darlyne Sowder, President, Art Moynihan, Vice President, Patrick Stoffers, Secretary, Edwin Macatangay and L. D. Axsom.
Darlyne Sowder noted a correction to the December minutes; it should be plaque rather than plague. Art moved that the Minutes of the December 4, 2001, meeting be approved as amended. Edwin seconded and the motion carried by a 5-0 vote.
L.D. Axsom agreed to serve as a Parks Board member for another four years.
Nominations were made for 2002 officers. Edwin Macatangay nominated Darlyne Sowder for President. Art Moynihan seconded the motion. Art Moynihan nominated Edwin Macatangay for Vice President. Patrick Stoffers seconded. Edwin Macatangay nominated Art Moynihan for Secretary, Patrick Stoffers seconded. The Board voted 5-0 to elect this slate of candidates, thus officers for 2002 are: Darlyne Sowder, President, Edwin Macatangay, Vice President, and Art Moynihan, Secretary.
Regular meetings will take place the first Tuesday of each month at Town Hall. The May and November meetings will be moved to Wednesdays, May 8 and November 6, due to local elections.
Edwin will have an update at the February meeting.
Darlyne reported that some funds to shift the basketball courts have been collected, and there is still a balance due of under $1,000.00. She expects further funds to come forth in the next month.
Instead of sidewalks adjacent to the new west wing of highway 46 through town, a suggestion has been made to establish a trail that would be about 20 feet from the roadway. Also, landscaped island areas have been suggested at both ends of town as part of the highway 46 improvements.
Dave Sorokoty will host a tour for the Parks Board. We will arrange a special meeting to do this.
The next meeting of the Parks Board will be ,
Art Moynihan made a motion to adjourn the meeting. L. D. Axsom seconded the motion. Motion passed and the meeting adjourned at
Darlyne Sowder, President Edwin Macatangay, Vice President
L. D Axsom Patrick Stoffers