Park and Recreation Commission
December 4, 2017
Present: Kevin Jones (Chair), Kate Schwartz, Rob Blick, Mary Lou Carlson
CALL TO ORDER
Mr. Jones called the meeting to order at 7:36pm
Rob Blick reported on the proposed budget. He distributed a handout with information pertaining to particular programs. Discussion followed.
LETTER OF CORRESPONDENCE
-The Redding Hive requested an event date and Rob Blick has prepared the forms/correspondence for that event.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes from November 2017 meeting will be approved at January 2018 meeting.
-Scott Palmer completed the PAR Policy & Procedure document.
-Kevin Jones began discussion about Procedure #3. Commission agreed to change wording to:
“Parks and Recreation director/commission will decide/delegate staffing needs”
-Kate Schwartz stated to add a period to Item #3 (Camping Rules/regulations) after guard shack and delete a period to #17 regulation.
DISCUSSION OF REDDING DOG PARK
-No updates to report.
DISCUSSION OF LONG-TERM PLANNING PROJECTS
-Rob Blick stated the Pavilion/Shelter project for the fields is still a priority for Long-Term Planning. This project will be presented to the Board of Finance for budgeting purposes.
-Commission continued conversation about the upcoming budget proposal.
DISCUSSION OF NEW OR INCREASED PROGRAMMING
-Kate Schwartz began discussion about social media presence for town-wide events.
-Rob Blick spoke to contact at Hello Redding/Redding 411 and expressed desire to have them share town-wide events. They happily agreed to do so.
SUPPLEMENTAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Motion Schwartz, Coleman, unanimous. Adjourned at 8:39 pm
Submitted: Kim Keil