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Minutes of Park and Recreation Commission, 01/09/2017

AGENDA: Park and Recreation Commission

RECEIVED 01/19/2017 3:58pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Park & Recreation Commission
January 9, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Present: K. Jones, S. Palmer, J. Board, R. Brier, J. Dorenbosch (8:10)
Also Present: Rob Blick and 2 Members of the Public

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

DIRECTOR’S REPORT
• Mr.Blick reviewed his written report.
• The Ice Rink has been installed, however, weather has prevented the rink from being frozen enough for use; possibly open in the coming days.

CORRESPONDENCE
None

PUBLIC COMMENT
2 members of the public returned to discuss progress on a dog park at RCC. Sponsors noted they have been in discussion with the Selectman’s office regarding support and process. Chris Hocker has OK’s their use of the Redding Fields website and 501(c) status for their fundraising efforts. Sponsors looking to get on P&Z agenda.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion Board, Palmer, Approved 4-0

DISCUSSION OF OLD BUSINESS
Kevin to discuss with Julia Steep Grant for use on RCC #2 drainage project.

DISCUSSION OF BUDGET
Mr. Blick reported that budget discussion (Town Budget Workshops) have been going well.

DISCUSSION ON NEW PUBLIC PLAYGROUND
A discussion was had regarding the roll of the P&R Commission’s developing a new playground in town. It was agreed that the supporter of a new playground in Redding should follow a similar path as the sponsors of the Dog Park and Skate Park; organize themselves and bring a proposal to the Commission for consideration of our support.

DISCUSSION ON SEPTEMBER COMMISSION MEETING DATE
It was agreed to keep the September meeting on 9/11/2017.

ADJOURNMENT
Motion Palmer, Board. Approved 5-0-0 Adjourned at 8:31pm.

Submitted by: Scott Palmer

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