December 7, 2015




The Ellettsville Parks Board met in a regular meeting on Monday, December 7, 2015, at the Ellettsville Fire Department Training and Conference Room, 5080 West State Road 46, Bloomington, Indiana.  Jimmie Durnil called the meeting to order at 5:34 p.m.


Pledge of Allegiance

Jimmie Durnil led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.


Members in Attendance

Jimmie Durnil, President; Claudetta Kelly, Secretary; Richard Pease, Amy Slabaugh and Holly Nethery were present.  


Approval of Minutes

Jimmie Durnil entertained a motion to approve the minutes.  Richard Pease made a motion to approve the minutes.  Holly Nethery seconded.  Motion carried.


New Business


Richard Pease advised this will be his last meeting.  He has been on the Board for many years and has enjoyed it.  It is time for somebody else to take over the position.


Jimmie Durnil is resigning from the school board because of becoming Town Marshal.  He is uncertain if he will be retained as the school board’s representative. 


Claudetta Kelly advised the end of December marks the end of her term.  She told the Clerk-Treasurer she would serve again unless there is somebody new who wants to be on the Board.  She won’t know until the January meeting after the Town Council makes its appointments. 


Jimmie Durnil has loved serving on the Parks Board and has always loved Ellettsville.  It has been an honor to serve with everyone.


Holly Nethery asked if they’re searching for people.  Ms. Kelly answered not yet.  Mr. Durnil said he will inform Scott Oldham on the status of the Parks Board members and he can tell him how to proceed.


Holly Nethery asked if there was anything further to discuss from last month’s meeting.  Mr. Durnil answered no, because some issues have come up with the old Town Hall. 


Claudetta Kelly presented the schedule for the proposed meeting dates in 2016.  There are a few exceptions because of holidays and the election.  The Clerk-Treasurer needs to know if the dates are okay.  Mr. Durnil said Sandra Hash had checked with him and the dates were okay.


Holly Nethery asked if there was anything to discuss about the accounts payable expenditures.  Mr. Durnil answered no, they didn’t spend anything.  Ms. Kelly added they are not any different from the last meeting.  Mr. Durnil stated the finances indicate a balance of $44,097.  Ms. Kelly advised Ms. Hash explained this is how much money they have.  Mr. Durnil knows that amount has not been appropriated. 



Jimmie Durnil entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Richard Pease made a motion to adjourn.  Holly Nethery seconded.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:45 p.m.