Park Advisory Board Meeting

September 16, 2019 6:00 pm


Present: Board members- Levia Shoutis, Jim Jenner, Ed Lord, Megan Flanary, Tobin Heser; public: Jordan Boutry

  1. Approved August 19, 2019 minutes

  2. Big Park update

    1. Naming and dedication to call Big Park Zane Murffit Park, “Zane’s Park”. November 1st 12 pm dedication ceremony with Zane’s family.

    2. Playground equipment- update on walk through

    3. DNRC State Land to west of park is getting interest by commercial entities in leasing. Meeting with DNRC and County Oct 10th, Parks Board member(s) will attend.

    4. Propose inviting other representatives from tennis and baseball to next meeting to get their input

  3. Winninghoff Park update

    1. Winter schedule- September 27 town will have the building ready for winter use. PIA officially takes over Oct 1 for winter use.

    2. Winninghoff Park Winter Management Agreement is up for renewal for period of Oct 1, 2019- March 31, 2020. Discussion of suggesting inclusion of additional details

    3. Discussion of Town discussing potential transfer of Winninghoff Park to foundation or private party. Will be discussed further with Town.

    4. Discussion of re-inviting Mayor and member(s) of the Town Council committee related to Parks.

  4. Shakey’s Park: Water testing of creek. Board made a motion to request that Public Works Director test water and sediment in Douglas/Frost Creek that flows through the park for specific metals.

  5. Park fee update: rental fees approved by Town Council at September 3, 2019 meeting

  6. Public comment-

  7. Next meeting:  October 28, 2019 6 pm Town Hall

  8. Adjourn   pm

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