Minutes of meeting held on February 11, 2010
Attended: Art Melycher, Jim O'Connell, Carol Palomba, Marsha Sterling, Raeanne Martin, Joan Gowen, Excused absents: George Mills
Approval of Minutes by Raeanne Martin, 2nd, Marsha Sterling. No changes or omissions. Vote unanimous.
Motion for nominations of officers:
Raeanne Martion vote for Chair - Art Melycher, 2nd by Marsha Sterling, Vote unanimous Art Melycher nominated Jim O'Connell for Vice-Chair, 2nd by Marsha Sterling, Vote unanimous ... Jim O'Connell nominated Carol Palomba for Secretary, 2nd by Marsha Sterling.Vote unanimous.
To go before the BOS if needed on Tuesdays meeting. All paperwork to go to Lisa Smith outlining the walk through Hinsdale and Batcheller Schools to update the need to complete all ADA issues that have been undone for the last 4 years. Will request that the School Bldg. Committee get involved to assist completion of all issues.
The State of Conn. Has possible grants for Parks and Winchester could fit into the criteria, so Jim O'Connell and Marsha Sterling will get together to seek any information thru the internet to see what is available for necessary grants to upgrade Rowley Park for handicapped accessibility for children and adults.
To speak with Tiffany and Pickett Foundation to use organization for flowers or garden, from Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, could also be used for badge merits. Could ask what we are legally able to do to maintain the property.
Jim O'Connell will speak with Trish Toomey, Rec. Dir. to request money for the budget to repair or replace handicapped ramp at Holland Beach. To see is it can be done before the water rises in the spring. Jim +o update at March meeting.
Adjourn: 7:50 PM