Park and Recreation Board
Other people present during the meeting included Sandy Hash
Darlyne Sowder called the meeting to order at , Edwin Macatangay seconded the start of the meeting.
L.D. Axsom motioned to accept the minutes from
the April 7th meeting and the emergency
Floor Open for Public Comment
No Public comment.
Sandy Hash, Clerk-Treasurer of Ellettsville was
present to clear up some questions concerning the amount in the account for the
Parks Board. Questions concerning the meaning and amount of encumbered funds
and what happens to monies not spent during the year were on the agenda.
facts presented relating to funds have to do with the State and the Town
Council. The State of
1. Appropriation, transfer funds from one budget to another.
2. Legal Notice, post a proposal and receive public input.
3. Town Council, a written resolution and Town Council approval.
In the Appropriation area there are a few choices; appropriate funds from within the overall Parks Board budget from one area to another. These areas are;
100 – personal services
200 – supplies
300 – services
400 – capital improvements
Legal notice might involve a legal advertisement in the local paper and an approval of intent to spend by the taxpayers. If the Parks Board knew it wanted to spend some monies in the future that would not normally be in the budget the Parks Board should plan ahead and place the funds and proposal in the budget for the next year.
Enforcement of Ordinances for the
Gear must be worn and if not worn participants are subject to fines. Not following the rules posted at the park could also result in a fine. The question really is who enforces the codes. The police department informed Darlyne Sowder that a form would be needed to write a ticket, the ticket being the method to enforce the ordinances. There is no current information as to exactly what these forms are or where they can be obtained at this time or even why specific forms are actually needed.
Bicycles were another topic concerning the skate park. People involved
with the planning of the
Signs and advertising for the skate park. Signs around the fence of the skate park were given for a fee in the past. No checks for rent have been received for this year as of yet. Darlyne suggested sending a letter and a bill to the owners of the signs. The cost of the signs is to be set at $220.00 per year. Denise motioned to send a bill to the merchants owning the signs. L.D. seconded the motion. The money received from the sign space rental will be set in a fund and used for skate park maintenance and or other future improvements. The merchants will have 60 days to pay from receiving the bill.
Darlyne will discuss with Jim Ragle about
placing a sign for the parking area near the park located off of
The scouts had begun working on the park beautification. Money in the amount of $500.00 was received from the VFW of the community with another $200.00 promised through a township fund. The town street department will provide a truck to haul away the debris left over from the cleanup.
The meeting was moved to adjourn by Edwin Macatangay and seconded by Denise Knell. All members voted to adjourn, meeting adjourned at .
Darlyne Sowder - President Edwin Macatangay - Vice President
L.D. Axsom - Member Jeff Frownfelter - Secretary
Denise Knell - Member