Park and Recreation Board

December 4, 2001



The Ellettsville Parks and Recreation Board met on Thursday, December 4, 2001 at the Ellettsville Town Hall. Members present were Darlyne Sowder, President; Art Moynihan, Vice President; Patrick Stoffers, Secretary; L.D. Axsom, and Edwin Macatangay.




Art Moynihan made a motion to approve the minutes. Edwin Macatangay seconded the motion. Motion passed.


      Public Comments






      Ellettsville Family Skate Park


Art Moynihan discussed ramp storage and noted Jim Ragle recommended they not be covered due to moisture. Edwin Macatangay described the skate park facility he saw in Indianapolis on Marion College campus. Cathy Cerajeski discussed the skate park's activities during the month of October and explained the activities will decline during the months of November and December. She expects to be recontacting people during January and February for volunteer service at the Skate Park. She has a contact at TIS, Bill Lahman, for ramp construction and they would like to complete the work began during their Lowe's day. The town received $ 1,113.23 from Cathy and it was deposited in People's State Bank on 10/10/01. The park donation fund has a balance of $ 1,372.98. There was general discussion regarding liability insurance coverage and town exposure as well as park employees in the future.


Park Board Records




2002 Meetings


      The next board meeting will be on January 8, 2002 at 7:00 PM




Patrick Stoffers made a motion to order plaques for the playground equipment and basketball courts. Art Moynihan seconded the motion. Motion passed.


      Main Street Conference


Darlyne Sowder discussed the conference and the round table discussions held on day two of the conference.


      Forestry Committee


Edwin Macatangay discussed the grant application and acknowledged that it had been sent in. The next committee meeting is in February.



      Well Site Property


Darlyne Sowder will be sending a letter of thanks to the IU students who conducted the site survey. The board reviewed the report and Art Moynihan made the motion to







adopt the IU study as a preliminary site plan relative to the Well Site property. L.D. Axsom seconded the motion. Motion passed.




L.D. Axsom's appointment to the board expires 12/31/01 and he indicated he would like to continue serving on the board. Darlyne Sowder said she would let the council know.




Patrick Stoffers made a motion to adjourn. Art Moynihan seconded the motion. Motion passed.








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Darlyne Sowder, President                                      Art Moynihan, Vice President







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L.D. Axsom                                                             Edwin Macatangay









      Patrick Stoffers, Secretary