Parks & Recreation Committee

Meeting Minutes

August 7, 2006


Meeting was called to order at 6:05 P.M. by chair Shannon Payne. Committee members present were Linette Crouch, Alan Howarth, Doug Latham, Richard Rothert, Ron Tekippe, Mark Timmerman, and Misty Wright. Election of officers for the 2006-2007 fiscal results are: Chariperson: Shannon Payne, Vice Chair: Ron Tekippe, Secretary: Phil Algreen, and Treasurer: Linette Crouch.  


Shannon reported that the playground equipment has been installed at the City Park and that a ‘thank you’ will be placed in the paper for all those who assisted. City Hall is accepting bids for sale of the slide at the City Park and will award the accepted bid at the Monday, August 14th City Council meeting.


Plans are being made for a Family Event at Gendler Park on Tuesday, September 12th from 5:30 to 7:00 P.M. Food will be served and attendees will be encouraged to fish and try out the walking/biking trails. Linette will speak with City Attorney and insurance providers about swimming at Gendler Park.


The committee continues to explore options for generating revenue at unused portions of Gendler Park. Also, exploring grants and the possibility of hiring a grant writer continues.


Linette reported that items have been stolen from the concession stand at the Rec Park. She will explore options and install new locks as soon as possible. Keys will be distributed to few people in the future.


Meeting adjourned at 7:15 P.M.


Respectfully submitted,




Linette Crouch

Secretary pro-tem