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Park Commission Minutes 10/19/2010
Minutes of Park Commission Meeting
Held on Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Recreation Office, Town Hall at 7:00 pm
1.      Call Meeting to Order:
Mr. Redding called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.  Members present were Mr. Redding, Mr. Scafidi and Mr. Bowen.  Also present were Ms. Santos and Mrs. Ghiloni
2.      Minutes to Approve:
Mr. Bowen motioned to adopt the minutes of the September 27, 2010 meeting as written, seconded by Mr. Scafidi and carried…
Vote:   3-0 in Favor

3.      Citizens Issues / Special Interest Groups:
No one present at this time.

4.      Personnel:

5.      Director’s Report:
a. Budget Narrative – Salaries and Expenses
Discussion followed regarding various aspects of the Recreation requested appropriations.  Mr. Bowen motioned to approve $222,750.00 for salaries with the understanding that this amount could be reduced, seconded by Mr. Scafidi and carried…
Vote:   3-0 in Favor

Mr. Bowen motioned to approve $57,570.00 for expenses, seconded by Mr. Scafidi and carried…
Vote:   3-0 in Favor

b. Inventory – Copies of the inventory sheets for recreation including Office Equipment, Office and Program Furnishings, Outside Equipment/Parks and Playgrounds, Building and Vehicle and Maintenance Equipment, and Program Supplies were given to the commissioners.

c. Capital Outlay – Discussion followed regarding vehicle requests, specifically a 15 passenger van and pick up truck.  The Director will place both in the FY12 request.

6.      Communications and/or Correspondence to be noted by Commissioners:
None received for Park Commissioners.

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7.      Old Business/New Business
a. Camera’s for South Street Park.  Mr. Santos indicated that he had met with a contractor regarding the camera system.  They suggested a pole located near foot bridge on the skateboard side, with 3 to 4 camera’s, the system located in the white building, wirelessly remoted to the CHAPS 145 Main Street location.  The Police Department and Recreation would then have the capacity to view South Street when necessary.  Mr. Santos is still waiting for a quote from the contractor.

b. Dedication of the HHS front field.  Mrs. Ghiloni informed the commissioners that the granite bench had been ordered.  She also contacted Jason Caron, HHS Band Director to play and Mr. Vic Rimkus to speak at the event. Also, Zac Johnson would be willing to sing.  Invitations would indicate 11:30 on Saturday, November 13, 2010.  Mr. Redding requested that someone contact Joe Durant to be Master of Ceremony.

c. Mr. Redding stated that he had talked with Tony Marques the Director of Public Works regarding maintenance requests.  

d. Mr. Redding suggested scheduling a Public Hearing in January and one in February regarding the Sauta Cornfield development with the members of the Sauta Farms Condominium complex.  Possibly at that time if the project has gone out to bid, the general contractor could be present.

8.      Adjournment
Mr. Bowen motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:22pm, seconded by Mr. Scafidi and carried…
3-0 in Favor

The next meeting of the Park Commission will be on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:00pm in Recreation Office.

Motion to Adopt:        Mr. Bowen       
Second:         Mr. Scafidi
Vote:                   3-0 in Favor – November 16, 2010