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Park Commission Minutes 07/12/2018
Minutes of Park Commission Meeting
Held on Thursday, July 12, 2018  
Town Hall –3rd Floor Conference Room at 6:00pm

1. Call Meeting to Order:       6:00pm
Mr. Bowen called the meeting to order at 6:00pm.  Members present were Mr. Wood, Mr. Chaves and Mr. Bowen. Also present, Mr. Santos and Mr. Hannon.

2. Minutes to Approve:
A. Public Session – June 18, 2018
Mr. Bowen motioned to accept the minutes as written, seconded by Mr. Wood and carried…
Vote: 3-0, in favor

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

4. Personnel:
A. Summer 2018 Part-Time Seasonal Staff Recommendations
Mr. Bowen motioned to accept and approve the recommendations for part-time, seasonal staff as presented, to be sent the Board of Selectmen for confirmation, seconded by Mr. Wood and carried…
Vote: 2-0-1, in favor (Mr. Chaves abstained)

5. Director’s Report:
A. None

6. New Business:
A. None

7. Old Business:
A. Park Commission to receive final report related to recent Community Survey and Innovation Session.  Report to be presented to Commission via Daphne Politis of Community Circle.
Daphne Politis of Community Circle presented the Park Commission with a Summary Report on the data collected and processed from both the Community Survey and Innovation Session, completed during April through June of 2018.  The report highlighted public priorities specific to facilities, programs, events and policies.  After the presentation, the commissioners thanked Mrs. Politis for her services and discussion followed. As part of the discussion the commissioners stated that as a next step, they would review the materials presented in more depth to gain a better understanding of the public input received and would like to begin planning both short term and long term goals to meet the priorities of the Park Commission, with the community’s interests in mind.  The Commissioners stated that they looked forward to further discussions with the Recreation Director and his staff, as they plan for the future of Recreation.

8. Communications and/or Correspondence to be noted by Commissioners:
A. None

Next meeting August 2nd.
Mr. Bowen motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:02pm, seconded by Mr. Chaves and carried...  
Vote: 3-0, in favor

Motion to Adopt:        Mr. Bowen                       
Second:         Mr. Wood
Vote:                   3 – 0, in favor
Date:                   August 2, 2018