Posted: April 10, 2023 | Updated: October 19, 2023
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: CRESCO PARK BOARD
DATE OF MEETING: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING: 6:00 P.M. at CRESCO FITNESS CENTER
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE MENTIONED
GOVERNMENTAL BODY WILL MEET AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SET OUT ABOVE. THE TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR SAID MEETING IS AS FOLLOWS:
ROLL CALL: DENNER, ERNST, HEROLD, HOVDEN, O’BRIEN.
¯CONSENTÄGENDA: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
- Approval of the Agenda
- Approval of Minutes from: March 8, 2023
- Approval of the Claims
OTHER BUSINESS: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE:
REPORTS: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
- FITNESS CENTER (Memberships – 741) Employees/Staffing
Fitness Equipment & 24/7 Update Building Update
Kessel Lodge Policy
SET PROBABLE DATE FOR NEXT MEETING:
THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 21 , CODE OF IOWA AND THE LOCAL RULES OF SAID GOVERNMENTAL BODY. POSTED: April 10, 2023.
President Ernst called the Cresco Park and Recreation 4/12/2023, at 6:21 pm at the Cresco Fitness Center (CFC). Board Members Denner, Ernst, Herold, Hovden and O’Brien were present.
Also Present: Brandon Kerian, Wendy Bohr and Rich McConnell
O’Brien made the motion to approve the consent agenda which included the approval of the agenda; claims, and minutes of the March 8, 2023 meeting. Hovden seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Other Business: – – –
Ernst asked for comments from the audience: – – –
Kerian reported on the Fimess Center: Memberships 741 – steady increase.
Employees/Staffing: Denner made the motion to hire Aly Freidhof as a lifeguard and Nathan Ahern as a Recreation Coach. Ernst seconded the motion and it passed all ayes. Jamie Hackman will be resigning. Wendy Bohr gave her official resignation; August 31. With the upcoming resignations, Kerian will put together a flow chart for the Board to review internal transfers and position needs. Ideally, they would like Bohr to help with onboarding ofher replacement. Fitness Equipment & 24/7 Update: Committee met and compared 3 bids. Decided to go with Push Pedal Pull. Goal is to open this fall. Kerian shared they have $16,000 to spend on equipment in Lost Funds this fiscal year. Everyone is to brainstorm ideas to discuss at the next board meeting.
Building Update: Kerian presented the Equipment & 24/7 campaign updates to City Council.
Council would like a decision within the next couple of months on what the next phase will be: Boilers, New Gym..Need to meet with Scott Thomson as he’s a key component to the phases.
Kerian reported on Parks: Kessel Lodge Policy: Elton advised there needs to be a policy for •when groups ask to use the space. This would be for any groups: Profit and Non-Profit. Kerian will put something together for the board to review.
Kerian reported on Recreation: Summer Programming list was reviewed – lots of new opportunities and changes to previous events. Summer events should not need parent volunteers like they did in the fall/winter/spring.
Hovden moved to adjourn at 7:22 pm. Herold seconded and it passed all ayes. The next regular Cresco Park and Rec meeting is scheduled for May 10 at 5:00 pm at CFC.