Parks and Recreation Commission Minutes - April
Chesterfield Township Parks and
April 29, 2009
Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 7:10PM by Amy Zarate
Present: Alan Christ, Pat Williams, Doug Groth,
Mary Ellen Wilmot, Amy Zarate, Vincent Finazzo,
David Joseph, Jan Uglis (Board Liaison),
Absent: Natalie McPherson, Ron Rospierski, Rich
Motion by Jan seconded by Pat to approve the
agenda with addition of item "Township Awards
Committee". Passed on a voice vote.
Motion by Doug seconded by Alan to approve the
March 25th, 2009 minutes as written. Motion passed
on a voice vote.
Director’s Report (presented by Jan on behalf of
Program Updates were given
Miss Chesterfield Pageant- 5 young ladies will
compete May 8th at Anchor Bay South middle school.
First event with Miss Chesterfield will be opening
day baseball. Need a volunteer to videotape.
Baseball Opening Day will be May 16th at Pollard
Park –see attachment. Volunteers needed by 9:30 day
Beautification Week –attachment reviewed
Township Appreciation Awards-Motion by Pat,
second by Vince to offer the services of a
sub-committee of our board to take on the
responsibilities of the Awards committee, if the
Township Board so wishes. Motion passed on a voice
Sponsorships –potential guideline for pricing
presented by Jan –full sponsorship for $4250 for 20
years; $2125 for 10 years. In both cases every 6 yrs
the sponsor will be responsible for maintaining the
Easter Coloring Contest –12 winners will be
presented at the next board meeting.
Commissioners whose terms are up were encouraged
to submit letters to the Supervisor in order to be
Comments from the Commission/Floor
David Joseph would like to address strategies for
long-term viability of the department.
Doug stated that our board should be more
involved with the Beautification and Appreciation
Alan announced that "Let’s Fish" is looking for
another fishin’ hole for the event. Please contact
him with ideas.
Vince told of the next iteration of the Police
and Fire golf tournament scheduled for August 8th.
Amy expressed gratitude for the board offering to
take a greater role in the Appreciation Awards
Jan gave a "thank you" to Dicks Sporting Goods
for their continued support and their most recent
donation to the baseball/softball program.
Motion to adjourn made by Pat, and seconded by
Meeting adjourned @ 8:16 PM
Respectfully Submitted by Pat Williams 5-19-09