Posted: March 7, 2023 | Updated: October 19, 2023
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: CRESCO PARK BOARD
DATE OF MEETING: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING: 5:30 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.
CONSENT AGENDA: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
- Approval of Minutes from: February 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-CENTR(Memberships 7-25)
Equipment & 24/7 Update
Kessel Lodge Request
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: March 7, 2023.
Herold called the Cresco Park and Recreation meeting to order on 3/8/2023, at at the Cresco Fitness Center (CFC). Board Members Denner Harold Hovden and O’Brien were present. Ernst was absent.
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 February 8, 2023 meeting. Herold seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Other Business: – – –
Herold asked for comments from the audience: – – –
Kerian reported on the Fitness Center: Memberships 725 – steady increase.
Employees: Herold made the motion to hire the following as Lifeguards starting at $10.00 an hour: Alex Berg, Zoey Mehmert, Westin Collins and McKenzie Gallagher. The motion included hiring Dawn Gossmen at the Front Desk starting at $ 1 1.50 an hour. Denner seconded the motion and it passed all ayes. Hovden made the motion to hire TJ Casper as the new Pool Manager starting at $20.00 an hour. Herold seconded the motion and it passed all ayes. TJ will begin immediately.
Equipment – 24/7 Campaign update: Kerian received all equipment bids, will share with the committee and board when he gets everything organized. Donations are slowly coming in. Currently pledged $160,000. Committee will be meeting soon to review and continue to push out to the community.
Future Events: Duathlon on May 13: 5K run and 10K bike. Will be hosting Family Fun Night May 17 from 4-8pm. Still working on details with The Chamber.
Kerian reported on Parks: Kessel Lodge Request – Community Grief Support has asked to use the space again one day a week either Monday or Wednesdays from 5:30-8 through April and May. Due to the beneficial purpose of the group and no income to pay rent, the Park Board unanimously agreed to allow them to use the Lodge. Decision was also based on positive experiences from previous bookings.
Kerian reported on Recreation: Soccer – finalizing registrations. Will need parent volunteers.
Season will be April 26-May 18 on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the high school practice field. Last week will be Thursday and Friday and Kerian is thinking about having a tournament.
O’Brien moved to adjourn at 5:52 pm. Denner seconded and it passed all ayes. The next regular Cresco Park and Rec meeting is scheduled for April 12 at 5:30 pm at CFC.