Ross Wamre made a motion to approve the
Additions to Agenda:
Early Childhood Initiative Playground Project,
Council Actions since January 30, 2007 Meeting:
There were no Council actions since January 30, 2007 meeting.
Brian Olson reported he has written up an agreement and will review it with
Pelican Pete Slippery When Wet Sign:
Brian Olson and Ross Wamre presented four slippery when wet picture signs for the area near Pelican Pete. A discussion was had on placement and type of sign. The cost would be around $45. Brian Olson stated the sign could be hung on the east side of the steps on the railing.
Sandy Irey made a motion to purchase the sign letter C on the list of choices shown for area by Pelican Pete. Ross Wamre seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.
Brian Olson will present the idea to the City Council.
Historic City Hall Basement:
Brian Olson reported that the basement has been cleaned out. The records have been moved to the Public Works Facility. It will be easier for Wayne Runningen and Richard Jenson to review the documents. The Park Board thanked Brian and his department for their assistance in this large project.
Historic City Hall Agreement :
Hamburger Helper Grant:
Brian Olson stated he did not have an update on the Hamburger Helper Grant. Members were again reminded to go to their website www.myhometownhelper.com and post comments about the need for the new hockey boards. Tell others to do so as well.
Y- Monument Update – Don Solga:
Don Solga explained that the project has been turned over to the Otter Tail County Historical Society. Their intent is to get grant money and try and repair the monument in 2007. Don Solga stated he would contact Chris and see where they are at with the project.
Don Solga will let us know when to put the item back on the agenda. It was also decided that the Hamburger Helper Grant and the
Swimming Pool Policy – Brian Olson:
Brian Olson presented a draft of the job description for lifeguards. It was discussed that the Aquatics Director for this season should have input in the job description for lifeguards. Brian Olson stated he would contact Jessica Zsedeny to see if she was interested in coming back as Aquatics Director in 2007.
Skating Rink – Brian Olson:
Brian Olson stated that moving the rink is pending School Board approval.
The rink was used a lot last month when the weather was cooler. If the weather stays warmer it will likely not reopen this winter.
The chairs are at
Early Childhood Initiative Playground Project:
A letter to Early Childhood Initiative stating that we would donate in-kind labor for removal of the old park equipment in the event new equipment is acquired was signed by members. Brian Olson stated he did not have an update at this time.
Minutes from the City Council Meeting on
Other Park Board Items:
Brian Olson stated that any kiosk placements need to be marked before sprinkler system in
Kristi Skramstad asked if the Park Board thought it was a good idea to post Park Board minutes on the City website. It was agreed it is a good idea. Kristi will check into getting the minutes on the website.
3 to 5 year Plan Update: (See for plan for other updates)
The lean to by the horseshoe pits was discussed. Brian Olson and Ross Wamre will look at it to see what is involved in possibly restructuring it. Item will be on March agenda.
Repairing or replacing the park signs was discussed. Cary Johnson may know someone who is interested when the time comes.
Sandy Irey stated she is concerned about the chain link fence area north of Riverside Laundromat. Brian Olson said his department is planning on cleaning the area up in the spring and eventually removing the fence.
Don Solga reminded members to get numbers together for projects that need to be completed in 2008 and get to him as soon as possible so items can be planned for and budgeted for.
There was a discussion on the
The grants and bridges in the Veterans’
Pelican Pete – Brian Olson asked that the kiosk be delivered to the Public Works Facility at
Meeting adjourned at
Park Board Secretary