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Minutes of Park and Recreation Commission Special Meeting, 09/09/2019

AGENDA: Park and Recreation Commission Special Meeting

RECEIVED 09/12/2019 5:39pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Park and Recreation Commission
September 9, 2019
Special Meeting Minutes

Present: Pete Graziano, Lorcan O’Conner, Mary Lou Carlson, Kevin Jones (Chair), Scott Palmer, Mitch Edwards, Selectman O’Donnell, Rob Blick, Richard Bloom (property owner)

Mr. called the meeting to order at 6:15pm.

• The Commission received a walk-through tour by the property owner. The property was host to a children’s summer camp for many years. The camp is no longer in operation.
• Included on the property is a large blacktop area, a tent-covered pavilion and stage area, open field areas, zip line station, nature-study area, multiple playgrounds, an archery area, and three separate pools of varying sizes and depths.
• In addition the property has a house with garage, which was used as a residence, as well as an indoor area for camp operations. A pool house that includes girls and boys changing rooms, pool equipment storage, a camp office and nurse’s station. There are also several storage sheds included on the property.
• Overall the property encompasses 36 acres, with 10 total acres of developed land.
• The owner wishes to keep two acres of property.
• The Commission was asked by Mr. Jones to compile questions for Mr. Bloom and submit them at the October meeting.

– Motion Jones, Palmer (second), unanimous. Adjourned at 7:29 pm.

Submitted: Kevin Jones

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