Meeting Minutes : Recreation Committee

PITTSFORD RECREATION DEPARTMENT

MINUTES OF December 14, 2010

TOWN OFFICES @ 6:30 pm

Meeting was called to order by Rob Ketcham at 6:45 pm. Members of the Recreation Committee who were present include Bill Crossmon, Mark Poljacik, and Kathy Shortsleeves.

Recreation Director Randy Adams was also present.

Recreation Committee members Scott Eugair, Jenny Parker and Mark Winslow were not present

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

The minutes of November 16, 2010 were read and accepted. K. Shortsleeves made the motion to accept the minutes as read

B. Crossmon seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

RECREATION DIRECTOR’S REPORT

R. Adams presented his December Report to the committee.

OLD BUSINESS

Winter Celebration

The idea of hosting a Winter Carnival at the Recreation Area was discussed at the November 2010 Recreation Committee Meeting after J. Parker asked if the Recreation Department was going to sponsor a Winter Celebration. Last year’s event was cancelled due to the weather and ground conditions. The Recreation Director confirmed again that it was the consensus of the committee to hold the Winter Celebration at the Recreation Area this winter, it was. They felt it would be a great way to get more usage out of the Recreation Area, plus it would give residents an opportunity to visit Recreation Area during the winter. In the past, the program has been held on the Caldwell Trail and some details would be need discussed with the Pittsford Sno-mads.

Pittsford Day

The Recreation Director informed that Pittsford Day 2011 would be happening next summer. The Pittsford Day committee will be calling a meeting soon after holiday season to begin the planning process. B. Crossmon mentioned an idea of having a band play on the night of the event.

 

NEW BUSINESS

FY 2012 Recreation Department Budget

The Recreation Director stated that he presented the Recreation Department FY 2012 budget to the Select Board at their December 1, 2010 meeting.

Cal Ripken Baseball

Recreation Director, Randy Adams reported that he and the other town representatives have been looking at joining Cal Ripken Baseball. Cal Ripken VT approached the Tri-Town Youth League last summer to see if there would be any interest in becoming sanctioned by them. Tri Town Leagues Representatives were invited to a meeting on December 7 to discuss it. The Recreation Director stated one of the main reasons why the Tri Town League would be so that the major league baseball players would have a path to national tournaments, but that he is still collecting more information before he decides which way to go. The baseball league has been independent since before 2001 when the Recreation Director was hired. Being in a sanctioned league would create a great deal of added work for all the towns involved.

Skate Ramps at the Recreation Area

All Other Business

With no further business to discuss, K. Shortsleeves made the motion to adjourn the meeting.

B. Crossmon seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Randy Adams, Recording Secretary, Date

Rob Ketcham, Chairman, Date

 

Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @ 6:30pm at the Town Offices