Parks and Recreation Meeting Minutes 11-5-17

Walford Park and Recreation Minutes

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                           September 5, 2017

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m., by Chairperson Amy Ellis.

Roll Call: Ellis, Gann, Meyers, Miner, Reed. None absent.

Reed moved approval of the August 1, 2017 minutes as posted, seconded by Miner.                                 Roll Call: Unanimous.

Knapp Creek playground equipment installed, awaiting rock order and delivery.

Schrader will deliver two loads of rock to Knapp Creek – await spreading of rock to determine

if 3rd load is necessary. Further soil smoothing to come once rock added to touch up the area.

Swings installed at ball diamond. Former walking trail section removed around play area and seeded to grass.

Main playground mulch discussion – Meyers questioned eventually shifting form mulch to rock, further

Discussion on depth, and how much mulch/rock is necessary if removed and replaced.

Ball diamond roof assessment – 3100 square feet of roofing to replace if all replaced.

Additional quotes to be gathered, initial assessment indicates $4,000 – $5,000 expenditure.

Ellis moved to approve up to $5,000 expenditure to install new roof on ball diamond buildings,

seconded by Reed. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Park bench donated by Central State Bank, discussion tabled until October meeting on placement within the park areas.

Annual Halloween Party scheduled for Saturday October 28th   10 am-Noon.

Gann moved, seconded by Miner to appropriate $450 Halloween budget line item, for the party.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Meyers moved to remove and dispose of city park storage shed and all stored contents, seconded by Gann. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Citizen Present: None

Gann moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 p.m., seconded by Miner. Roll Call: Unanimous.


Amy Ellis





Ron Gann