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Parks and Recreation Board Meeting Minutes  - February 24, 2004- Draft

 

CALL TO ORDER:

A.      Roll Call

 

Chairman Trent Renner called the Parks and Recreation Advisory Meeting to order at 5:30 p.m., at the Surprise Aquatic Center located on 15831 N Bullard Ave Surprise Arizona 85374, on Tuesday, February 24, 2004.  Also in attendance with Chairman Trent Renner were Vice-Chairman Wayne Turner, Board Members; Cliff Elkins, Jack Hitchcock, Vanessa Goodrich.  Board Member Lorraine Esman was absent. 

 

Staff Present:          

Mark Coronado, Community & Recreation Services Director and Shelly Neidhardt, Management Assistant

 

Guests Present:

Paula Randolph and Irene Carrol, DMB and Jay Hicks, EDAW

 

B:  Approval of Community & Recreation Services Advisory Board Minutes of January 27, 2004.

 

      Trent Renner moved to approve the minutes of the January 27, 2004 meeting.  Wayne Turner seconded the motion.  5 yes votes, 1 absent.  Motion carried. 

 

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT:

  1. Chairman Report

No report

 

  1. Community & Recreation Services Directors Report
    1. Program Update

Mark Coronado reported that the second publication of the Recreation Times had been distributed to Surprise Residents.  He also reported that approximately 1000 youth had already registered for the Cal Ripken Baseball/Softball Program as of January 27th.  

    1. Community Park Update

Mark Coronado reported on the park construction and announced that a Grand Opening would be held in March.  

    1. Original Townsite Pool Update

Mark reported that construction for the original townsite pool is underway.   The Council approved a bid for construction of the pool to Ardivan Builders Inc. in an amount not to exceed $1,331,100.00.

    1. FY2004/05 Budget Overview

Mark Coronado overviewed the proposed budget for FY 2004/05.  He reported on the capital projects, requested positions, new programs, division and departmental budgets, and projected revenues for the FY 04/05. 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS:

 

          Consideration and Action to recommend the addition of Marley Park into the City’s Parks Inventory.  APPROVED

 

A presentation was given by the DMB and EDAW representatives regarding Marley Park.  The group discussed the features of Marley Park.  The group also discussed the School and the Community Facilities District.  Cliff Elkins moved to approve the addition of park acres into the City’s Park Inventory.  Vice Chairman Wayne Turner seconded the motion.  4 yes votes, 1 abstained (Vanessa Goodrich), 1 absent (Lorraine Esman). 

 

          Consideration and Action to recommend the addition of Vermonte Park into the City’s Park Inventory.  TABLED

 

                        It was decided that the addition of Vermonte Park into the City’s Parks Inventory be tabled until the next meeting. 

 

·                     Consideration and Action to recommend Facility Use to the Thunderbird Artists for a Fine Art Show.  APPROVED

 

Presentation by Mark Coronado regarding the Thunderbird Artists Fine Art Show tentatively scheduled to be held at the Surprise Recreation Campus for February 2005.  Vice Chairman Wayne Turner moved to recommend approval for facility use for the Fine Art Show.  Cliff Elkins seconded.  5 yes votes, 1 absent (Lorraine Esman).

 

·                     Consideration and action to fill the vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. 

Trent Renner approved that the vacancy on the Board be filled.  Staff will move forward to post the vacancy with the City Clerk’s Office. 

 

 

OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

None

 

DISCUSSION:

It was determined that the next meeting would be held in April. 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

Trent Renner adjourned the Meeting of Tuesday, February 24, 2004, at 7:30 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                    Trent Renner, Chairman

 

ATTEST:

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                    Sherry Ann Aguilar, City Clerk, CMC

 

 

CERTIFICATION:

 

I, Sherry Ann Aguilar, City Clerk for the City of Surprise, Maricopa County, Arizona, do hereby verify that these are the true and correct minutes of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of Tuesday, February 24, 2004.

 

 

                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                    Sherry Ann Aguilar, City Clerk, CMC