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Minutes of Park and Recreation Commission, 08/06/2018

AGENDA: Park and Recreation Commission

RECEIVED 08/13/2018 8:30am
Kathleen R. Miserendino - Redding Deputy Town Clerk

Park and Recreation Commission
August 6, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Present: Kevin Jones (Chair), Rob Blick, Scott Palmer, Kate Schwartz. Jan Dorenbosch (8:03pm)

CALL TO ORDER

Mr. Jones called the meeting to order at 7:32pm

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

  • Rob Blick reported that field damage that incurred during the winter storms is in the process of being repaired.
  • Topstone Eagle Project is in beginning stages. The project includes planting and beautifying the entrance to Topstone.
  • The Redding Hive is interested in doing another event. Rob Blick is in communication to plan this event.
  • The event with David Morgan at Topstone, although small, was well liked and enjoyed by participants.

LETTER OF CORRESPONDENCE

-No correspondence discussed

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

-Motion to approve minutes from the June 4th, 2018 meeting.  Jones, Schwartz (second), unanimous.

DISCUSSION OF PREVIOUS BUSINESS

-No previous business

ADDITIONAL NEW BUSINESS

-Discussion of movie night. Commission discussed making this an event, including other groups/organizations, food, games, etc. Rob discussed previous movie night events, what worked and what could be done differently. Commission also discussed the best time of year to host the event and getting community groups involved (boy scouts/girl scouts/torch club).

-Commission discussed possible changes to email and print communication. Kate Schwartz prepared samples of different printing, style options. Commission discussed giving the PAR program brochure a “facelift”.

-Commission will revisit the brochure during the September meeting.

-Kate Schwartz discussed marketing of town events and how to attract more people to events.

SUPPLEMENTAL PUBLIC COMMENT

-None

ADJOURNMENT

Motion Jones, Palmer, unanimous.  Adjourned at 8:24 pm

Submitted: Kim Keil

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