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Park Commission Minutes 11/15/2016
Minutes of Park Commission Meeting
Held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Selectmen’s Hearing Room, Town Hall at 8:00am

1. Call Meeting to Order:               
Mr. Scafidi called the meeting to order at 8:00am.  Members present were Mr. Scafidi, Mr. Wood and Mr. Bowen. Also present, Mr. Santos and Mr. Hannon.

2. Minutes to Approve:
A. Public Session – October 18, 2016
Mr. Wood motioned to accept the minutes as amended, seconded by Mr. Bowen and carried…
Vote: 3 – 0, in favor

3. Citizens Issues / Special Interest Groups:
A. None

4. Personnel:
A. Fall-Winter 2016-17 Part-Time Seasonal Employee Recommendations
Mr. Scafidi motioned accept the employees and corresponding pay rates as listed to be brought before the Board of Selectmen for confirmation at their next meeting. Seconded by Mr. Bowen and carried…
VOTE: 2 - 0 -1, in favor (Mr. Wood abstained)

5. Director’s Report:
A. Mr. Santos informed the Park Commission on the finances related to the recent Pumpkin Fest event and also discussed upcoming budget meetings and programs such as Instructional Youth Basketball.

6. Communications and/or Correspondence to be noted by Commissioners:
A. Memo from Brian Reagan (HHS) – request for Additional Passenger Van Use
The Park Commission reviewed the request for additional passenger van use, in addition to HHS Athletics programs.  Members of the Park Commission stated that they were in support of granting additional use of the van for HHS Career Pathways Program purposes (approx. 6-10 trips each year to post-secondary education institutes and training programs).

7. Old Business:
A. Playground Inspections Project Status
Mr. Santos informed the Park Commissioners that he had sent RFQ’s to four companies, received quotes from three in return and that the procurement would soon be processed so that work on this project could begin.  

8. New Business:
A. None

9. Adjournment:
Mr. Scafidi motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 am seconded by Mr. Bowen and carried...  
Vote: 3 – 0, in favor

Motion to Adopt:        Mr. Wood
Second:         Mr. Scafidi
Vote:                   2 – 0, in favor
Date:                   December 14, 2016