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Parks and Recreation Commission Minutes - November 18, 2009

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting Minutes
November 18th, 2009

Meeting called to order by Alan: 7:01 PM

Attending Commissioners:
Alan Christ, Amy Zarate, Doug Groth, Pat Williams, Thelda Miller, Tracy Antrakin, Vince Finazzo
Excused Absent: Mary Ellen Barrett -Wilmot, Natalie McPherson
Township Board Liaison: Jan Uglis

Approval of Agenda

Alan requested to add the introduction of Supervisor Mike Lovelock to the agenda. Motion by Alan, seconded by Thelda, motioned passed.

Approval of Minutes from October 28th, 2009

Moved to January 2010 meeting

Old Business:

  1. Mt. Clemens Christmas Parade: Doug will be driving the float in the parade. Looking for a volunteer to carry a flag in the parade, see Jan Uglis.
  2. Appreciation Awards: Discussion regarding the frequency of said event and to discuss the number of awards presented. Amy will compile a subcommittee and then set a meeting date with Supervisor Lovelock and Clerk Uglis to address these issues. Motion by Amy to form a subcommittee, seconded by Thelda, motion passed. Thelda and Vince offered to assist with this subcommittee. Amy noted that she would like this year's event to take place and then discuss the frequency of future events.
  3. Tree Lighting Ceremony: Alan discussed that he will introduce the commissioners and Supervisor Lovelock. Alan reminded all that the date is set for December 4th, commissioners to arrive at 6:45PM.
  4. House Decorating Contest: Discussion to implement a policy that limits a contestants ability to be awarded first place to once every three years. Motion by Alan to implement a policy limiting a contestants ability to be awarded first place to once every three years, seconded by Amy, motion passed.

New Business:

  1.  Commission Meeting Dates, 2010: Noted
  2.  Introduction of Supervisor Mike Lovelock: Alan invited Supervisor Lovelock to attend this meeting for the purpose of introducing the committee members to the Supervisor.

Comments from the Commission:

Alan: Thanked Supervisor Lovelock for attending the meeting and Clerk Uglis for serving as the commission liaison for the past year.
Amy: Wished all happy holidays and also thanked Supervisor Lovelock for attending the meeting and Clerk Uglis for serving as the commission liaison for the past year.
Doug: Thanked Supervisor Lovelock for attending the meeting and Clerk Uglis for serving as the commission liaison for the past year.
Pat: Thanked Supervisor Lovelock for attending the meeting and Clerk Uglis for serving as the commission liaison for the past year.
Tracy: Suggested that the commission minutes/agenda go paperless via e- mail. Thanked Supervisor Lovelock for attending the meeting and Clerk Uglis for serving as the commission liaison for the past year
Thelda: Thanked Supervisor Lovelock for attending the meeting and Clerk Uglis for serving as the commission liaison for the past year.
Vince: Dittoed what the other commissioners stated.

Comments from the floor:

Supervisor Lovelock encouraged the committee to keep up the good work.
Clerk Uglis welcomed Thelda to the commission and stated that she is still "looking for past Miss Chesterfields".

Motion to Adjourn:

Motion to adjourn at 8:53 PM by Doug, seconded by Tracy, motion passed.

Minutes Submitted By: Vince Finazzo

Chairman Alan Christ, Vice Chairman Pat Williams, Secretary Vince Finazzo
Commissioners... Amy Zarate, Doug Groth, Mary Ellen Barrrett-Wilmot,
Natalie McPherson, Thelda Miller, Tracy Antrakin
 

 

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