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Minutes of Park and Recreation Commission, 08/05/2019

AGENDA: Park and Recreation Commission

RECEIVED 08/29/2019 11:02am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Park and Recreation Commission
August 5, 2019
Meeting Minutes

Present: Pete Graziano, Lorcan O’Conner, Mary Lou Carlson, Kevin Jones (Chair)- 8:30, Rob Blick

CALL TO ORDER
Mr. Graziano called the meeting to order at 7:40pm

DIRECTOR’S REPORT
• Rob Blick discussed an issue with the vendor used to print the brochure. The vendor failed to fulfill the order and the hard copy of the brochures did not get sent out. However, the brochure was made available online.
• The Park and Rec staff is researching how other towns handle special needs accessibility, with the goal of creating a policy for the department.

LETTERS OF CORRESPONDENCE
-None

PUBLIC COMMENT
-None

DISCUSSION OF PREVIOUS BUSINESS
– None

ADDITIONAL NEW BUSINESS
– Mr. Jones discussed a new opportunity presented to the town to buy a parcel of land which had formerly been used as a summer camp. Mr. Jones shared pictures of the sight and explained that the process is in a truly preliminary phase, with no action coming in the near future. The commission decided it was in the town’s best interest to investigate the proposal, with a possible site visit in the future.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
-Motion to approve minutes from the June 3, 2019 meeting. Motion Graziano, O’Connor (second), unanimous.

SUPPLEMENTAL PUBLIC COMMENT
-None

ADJOURNMENT
– Motion Jones, Graziano (second), unanimous. Adjourned at 9:00 pm.

Submitted: Kevin Jones

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