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Minutes: April 3, 2019

Meeting called to order at: 7:30 p.m.

Flag Salute

Board of Recreation Members in Attendance:

Denise Urbaniak
Carolyn Cacace
Kelly Brooks
Joyce Brensinger
Mishelle Downtain

Previous month’s minutes approved: Joyce Brensinger
Seconded: Kelly Brooks

Open to the public: 7:30 - 7:45

Jeanne Buffalino in attendance

Old Business:

Vernon 5K Race:

Sunday, May 5, 2019
At this time, registration is low, and PAL needs more sponsors and more runners
Jeanne is reaching out to the schools for more involvement
In the future, PAL may start looking earlier for recipients and sponsors
Volunteers needed day of race: 7:30 registration, set up/clean up

Earthfest:

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Craft for Rec table is painting rocks with a positive picture of message.
Needed: newspapers, brushes, paints, water and paper towels, stickers

Turf Fields:

As of now, all fields are open, and there is a repair plan in place if approved by council
If approved, they could possibly be replaced by this July
If not, fields will be closed

Spring Trip:

There will be a poll on Facebook to gauge interest in a show/trip

Pavement to Pinwheel:

6 week hiking program
Trail hiking group for beginners. This will focus on new hikers to introduce them to different trails in Vernon
Program will run 2x a week - Tuesdays at 6:00 and Saturdays at 9:00
Trails are:

  • Timberdoodle - April 16 and 20
  • Canal Road to Route 94 - April 23 and 27
  • Wawayanda - April 30 and May 4
  • Route 565 to Route 284 - May 7 and May 11
  • Barrett Road to Pinwheel Vista - May 14 and May 18
  • Route 94 to Pinwheel Vista - May 21 and May 25

Volunteers are needed, along with maps and a schedule. Hikers will sign up on-line, and the waiver will be included with the registration

Family Movie Night:

Will be discussed at May meeting. PAL does have a blow up screen. Possibly at MG in the back parking lot where bathrooms and the playground are available. Looking at July and August

New Business:

Bike/Hike/Kite Day:

Sunday, September 8, 2019
Ideas needed for this day, facilities (trails, fields) to be discussed

Memorial Day Parade:

Monday, May 27, 2019
Rec board members will hand out flags
Attach information labels to flags at next meeting

Motion to adjourn meeting at : 8:45 by Denise Urbaniak
Motion seconded by: Carolyn Cacace

Motion Approved

Next meeting: 05/01/2019