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St. John Park Board Meeting Minutes
May 23, 2017

Trustees:
Frank Bradtke, President
Melissa Stefanko, Vice President
John Rainwater, Member at Large
Carl Miklusak, Member at Large
Michael S. Forbes, Town Council Liaison

Chip Sobek, Parks & Recreation Superintendent
Tim Kuiper, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m., with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL
In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Melissa Stefanko, John Rainwater, Carl Miklusak, Michael Forbes and Chip Sobek. Absent Tim Kuiper, Town Attorney.

3. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the April 25, 2017 park board minutes. Mr. Miklusak so moved. Mr. Rainwater seconded. Motion carried.

4. NEW BUSINESS
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the summer instructor contracts for Danielle LaGreco, Alyssa Bilinski and Richard Larson. Ms. Stefanko so moved. Mr. Rainwater seconded. Motion carried.

5. OLD BUSINESS
Homestead Park is complete.

6. PAYMENT OF BILLS
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the May 2017 bills in the amount of $25,746.91. Ms. Stefanko so moved. Mr. Miklusak seconded. Motion carried.

7. ANY AND ALL
Mr. Forbes proposed to the Board to run the bike trail from 101 Street up to the power lines. After some discussion Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to extend the bike trail from 101st Street to the power lines. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Motion carried.

Mr. Rainwater asked if a bike trail could be run at his end of Town.

The Park Board needs to inquire about the status of the handicapped equipment at Prairie West Park.

Mr. Gembala thanked the Park Board for moving the war memorial to the park.

THERE WILL BE NO PARK BOARD MEETING FOR JUNE

8. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public

9. ADJOURNMENT
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Ms. Stefanko Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary