Posted: August 15, 2023 | Updated: October 16, 2023
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: CRESCO PARK BOARD
DATE OF MEETING: Wednesday, August 16, 2023
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING: 12:00 P.M. at CRESCO FITNESS CENTER
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY 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.
CONSENT AGENDA: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
- Approval of the Agenda
- Approval of Minutes from: July 12, 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 – 723)
Rates & Finances
Fitness Equipment & 24/7 Update
Kessel Park Trees
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: August 15, 2023.
President Ernst called the Cresco Park and Recreation meeting to order on 8/16/2023, at 11:59 am at the Cresco Fitness Center (CFC). Board Members Denner, Ernst, Herold, Hovden and O’Brien were present.
Also Present: Brandon Kerian, Wendy Bohr, Leyton 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 July 12, 2023 meeting. Denner seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Other Business: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
Ernst asked for comments from the audience: – – –
Kerian reported on the Fitness Center: Memberships = 723 – down
Wage Guidelines: Herold made the motion to approve the updated Cresco Park & Recreation & Fitness Center Part Time Employee Wage Guidelines. Denner seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Employees: O’Brien motioned to hire Rebecca Ortner as a Water Aerobics instructor at $20/class. Hovden seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Rates & Finances: Due to Jamie Hackman’s resignation, a new credit card will need to be purchased. Denner motioned to approve a new credit card be ordered in Leyton Bohr’s name. Hovden seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Board needs to start discussing rates. Kerian presented Waukon’s membership sheet for comparison. Need to make ours easier to read. Daycare options have been tabled for now. Fitness Equipment & 24/7 Update: New equipment has been purchased and should arrive middle to end of September. Working on finalizing terms and conditions, verbiage and brochures.
Kerian reported on Parks: Concession Stands raised roughly $1800.00 from running concession stands this summer. Those funds will go towards various needs within the parks/recreation department. Denner motioned to purchase a portable scoreboard for $800.00. O’Brien seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Kessel Park Trees: Lost 2 more trees. Need to start discussing how we move forward: plant new ones or do something different with the space. Kerian will do some research. New Lights for the Pickleball Court was quoted around $40-50,000. Tabled for now.
Ernst moved to adjourn at 12:39 pm. O’Brien seconded and it passed all ayes. The next regular Cresco Park and Rec meeting is scheduled for September 13 at 6:00 pm at CFC.