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Park Commission Minutes 12/14/2018
Minutes of Park Commission Meeting
Held on Friday, December 14, 2018  
Town Hall- Selectmen’s Room at 1:00pm

1. Call Meeting to Order:
Mr. Bowen called the meeting to order at 1:16pm.  Members present were Mr. Bowen and Mr. Chaves.  Also present, Mr. Santos and Mr. Hannon

2. Minutes to Approve:
A. None

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

4. Personnel:
A. Park Commission to consider Part-Time Fall/Winter 2018-2019 Seasonal Staff
Mr. Bowen motioned to approve Jeff Wood, Jr. for employment and requested that his name be submitted to the Board of Selectmen for confirmation.  Seconded by Mr. Chaves and carried…
Vote: 2 – 0, in favor

5. Director’s Report:
A. None

6. New Business:
A. None

7. Old Business:
A. None

8. Communications and/or Correspondence to be noted by Commissioners:
A. Mr. Bowen noted the email received via Mr. Santos, from the Hudson High School Athletic Director requesting to use Recreation Department’s Passenger Van for athletic team trip to Atlantic City. Mr. Santos stated he does not look upon the request favorably. Discussion followed. Mr. Chaves expressed concerns over insurance, specifically the additional liability that may be associated with this type of use, as well as additional wear and tear to the vehicle and concluded the request should not be approved. Mr. Bowen concurred with Mr. Chaves.  Mr. Santos will respond to Athletic Director expressing the Park Commission decision to not allow the Passenger Van to be used for this specific request. Additionally, Mr. Santos will convey to the Athletic Director that over the coming months, the Park Commission will be reviewing several of its policies, included in these policies will be the Recreation Department vehicle usage policy. Once reviewed, policies will be made known so that there is a clear understanding of what (if any) restrictions there may be specific to recreation vehicle use.  
Mr. Bowen motioned to adjourn the meeting at 1:38pm, seconded by Mr. Chaves and carried...  
Vote: 2-0, in favor

Motion to Adopt:        Mr. Bowen                       
Second:         Mr. Chaves
Vote:                   3 – 0, in favor
Date:                   December 27, 2018