Town of Hampden
Special Budget Meeting of
Parks & Recreation Commission
7:00PM at the Hampden Town Hall
February 8, 2005
Approved: February 22, 2005
Attendance: Chris McDonald, Glennice Flynn, Michael D’Agostino and Tina Albano. Also present was Sue Gorman
Bills: Reviewed and approved
Minutes: No minutes to approve
Director’s Report (Jay was unable to attend the meeting but submitted a report for the board to discuss)
Soccer numbers: The U10G rosters were split into two teams. The board reviewed and approved the breakdown of both teams. After reviewing the remaining team rosters, the board voted to accept the rosters based on a change to the U9B and U10B teams. Jay will call the oldest 3 players from the U9B team to move to the U10B. This will be based on the oldest moving first. Tina made a motion to accept the rosters with the change. Glennice seconded. All in favor and so voted.
There will be two bus trips to The Boston Red Sox this summer. The first trip vs. The NY Yankees on July 14, 2005 will be $150.00. There are only 30 tickets available. The second trip for the White Sox on August 14, 2005 will be $125.00.There are 55 tickets for this trip. Tina made a motion to accept these trips. Glennice seconded. All in favor and so voted.
Mark Giza had asked if a notice for auditions for the Musical”Guys and Dolls” could be posted on the signboard. This was approved at a previous meeting (1/25/05)
Baseball/softball: Forms went out to the schools today. Signups have begun.
Meeting Reminders: The public hearing for the Conservation Commission is Wed. night at 9:00P.M. The paperwork Jay received said 9:30, but the newspaper said 9:00.The P&R board is looking for the approval to crush the pipe at the park pool. The CPC meeting has been changed from this Thursday to next Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 7:00P.M. Jay will keep everyone updated from these meetings.
Newsletter: The newsletter will be going home in next week’s mailing.
Salaries: There was some confusion as to figures in two of the accounts. These needed to be clarified with Jay.
Pool: Tina explained the conversation that she had with Sue Rauscher in regards to the ideas planned for the park pool. The pool committee needs to meet with the Park and Rec board to collaborate all of the ideas. Board members are unable to attend the pool committee meeting on Feb 10. The Park and Rec board would like Sue to attend the next board meeting on Feb 22, 2005. Jay will contact Sue to set this up.
GM: The board members need the pass code for the gym. Glennice reported that they are trying to straighten out the basketball hoop situation in the gym from 10’ to 8’.There still are other issues that still need to be worked out so that all is running smoothly. Janitors felt that the gym is being left dirty after games, which doesn’t seem possible.
Glennice made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:37P.M. Tina seconded. All in favor and so voted.
Next meeting: February 22, 2005 at 7:00P.M.