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St. John Park Board Meeting Minutes
July 25, 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 May 23, 2017 meeting minutes. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Ms. Stefanko. Motion carried.

4. NEW BUSINESS
Approve Summer Contract – Alexis Kaczmarzewski
Mrs. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve Alexis Kaczmarzewski for the summer. Mr. Stefanko so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Motion carried.

Discussion of condition of club house at Lake Hills
Mr. Miklusak, park board member has received complaints about young people gathering at the club house and parking lot at Lake Hills at all hours of the evening. After discussion it was decided to have the police department patrol more often at Lake Hills and all the other parks to eliminate any problems.

Discussion of poured in place surface for Rainwater Park
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve Hacienda for removal of old surface at $9,800 and to approve the proposal from NuToys for poured in place surface in the amount of $35,931.00. Ms. Stefanko so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Mr. Rainwater abstained. Motion carried.

Discussion on repairs of basketball court and ball fields at Larimer Park
The basketball court and ball field at Larimer Park are in bad condition. Mr. Sobek to see what all has to be done.

5. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the proposal for GreenUp for installation and playground equipment at Homestead Acres Park in the amount of $89,270.00. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Ms. Stefanko. Motion carried.

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the proposal for poured in place surface from NuToys for Homestead Acres Park in the amount of $54,931.00. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Motion carried.

6. PAYMENT OF BILLS
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the June 2017 bills in the amount of $42,004.99. Ms. Stefanko so moved. Mr. Rainwater seconded. Motion carried.

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the July 2017 bills in the amount of $37,697.00. Mr. Miklusak so moved. Seconded by Mr. Rainwater. Motion carried.

7. ANY AND ALL – Concert was a success.

8. PUBLIC COMMENT – No public

9. ADJOURNMENT
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Ms. Stefanko seconded. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary