PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2011
CALL TO ORDER
PRESENT: Commissioners Jill Carlson-Balmer, Karrie Barney, Larry Kopczynski, Neil
Brood, and Dan Prasil. Also in attendance were Parks and Recreation Director Lynn
Moss and Assistant Parks and Recreation Director Tim Barker.
ABSENT: Commissioners Mike Mitchell, Jim Jenkins, and Council Liaison Thyra
GUEST: Scott Jackson
Commissioner Balmer brought the meeting to order. Commissioner Barney made a
motion to accept the minutes from April 20, 2011, Commissioner Brood seconded, all
accepted motion approved.
PRESENTATIONS, COMMUNITICATIONS, AND CORRESPONDENCE:
A. Mr. Barker and Mr. Jackson have talked and will plan a site visit to Community Park
to establish appropriate boundary lines for a BMX track.
B. There are still several vendors looking to set up business at Kiwanis Park in close
proximity to Mtn. Dew Skate Park. Mr. Barker will do a Request for Proposal and send
it out to all vendors interested.
C. The Skate Park dedication is scheduled for May 21 with events planned for the entire
day. Mayor Poole and Commissioner Mitchell are on the agenda to speak at 2:00PM.
D. Capital Project Update:
1. West Main Enhancement:
The canoe art is complete, and the landscape design contract with Brian
McCormack has been approved and signed by Council.
2. Snake River Corridor Enhancement:
Utility realignment for the underpass is nearly complete.
3. Community Park Trail Phase III:
Contractors for the pathway are waiting on the weather.
4. Community Park Water Line:
The City of Lewiston Water Department needs to have the area bladed
before they can start. The contractors are again waiting on the weather to do
the blade work.
5. Partnership sidewalk:
Work is done for the final design on the Community Park sidewalk and
waiting on ITD State/Local agreement then out to bid.
6. Partnership Sewer:
The EPA Grant agreement has been signed; staff is waiting for Council to
approve transfer of funds for sewer construction. Public Works staff will
prepare construction and cost estimate documents for EPA approval.
Commissioner Kopczynski made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Commissioner Prasil
seconded, all approved.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 6:00PM. Next meeting
will be June 15th at 5:00PM.
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