Minutes from Previous Meetings
Edwin Macatangay motioned to accept the minutes from the August 2nd Meeting, Jeff Frownfelter seconded the motion, minutes approved 5-0.
L.D. Axsom motioned to accept the minutes from the Sept 7th Meeting, Edwin Macatangay seconded the motion, and minutes approved 5-0.
Floor Open for Public Comment
No public Comment.
5-Year Master Plan
A final draft of the 5-year Master plan was given to each member for review and approval. Any changes to the plan will be formally presented at the next Parks Board meeting then sent to our plan provider for final copies to be made.
Discussion of the police log for watching the
The current recommendation for patrols is to reduce the amount of hours of the patrols for the next month and finally stop the patrols altogether as weather turns unpleasant and park use is drastically reduced due to the cold temperatures. Jeff Frownfelter motioned to continue Police patrols 2 days per week on random days from about until through October using 1 officer in each patrol. Denise Knell seconded the motion, motion carried 5-0.
Other safety issues involve the provided equipment and
use of personal safety gear. The parks board reviewed an email from an
insurance company (not our current one), which stated that due to the condition
of the park supplied equipment they would not be able to issue a policy. A new policy situation is being investigated
due to other problems with the current town insurer. A brief review of
A proposal was made to pull the wooden structures inside the park due to their poor condition. Denise Knell motioned to remove all existing wooden equipment immediately and research the purchasing of professional grade equipment using the Build Indiana funds still available for the site. Jeff Frownfelter seconded the motion and it was passed 5-0.
Axsom remarks that it is a shame that the town of
The reservation form is still waiting on a copy of the town seal for final completion. Edwin Macatangay motioned to approve the form with Denise Knell seconding motion. Motion approved with a vote of 5-0.
The reservation system cannot be implemented until signs have been created and posted. Jeff Frownfelter is to look into the costs of signs.
Edwin Macatangay would like more tracking of the part time labor used towards the Parks properties. This could take the form of a monthly accounting of the use of the funds or some other method to clearly show expenses as they are incurred throughout the year. This report would be followed by a review of the Parks Board and approval of the way the Parks Boards funds are being used. A system of this type is common with budgets.
New Business - None
The meeting was moved to adjourn by Denise Knell and seconded by L.D. Axsom. All members voted to adjourn; meeting adjourned at 8:40 PM. Motion carried 5-0
L.D. Axsom - Member Jeff Frownfelter - Secretary
Denise Knell - Member