Posted: November 14, 2023 | Updated: November 22, 2023
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: CRESCO PARK BOARD
DATE OF MEETING: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING: 5:00 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.
CONSENT AGENDA: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
- Approval of the Agenda
- Approval of Minutes from: October 11, 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 – 710)
Winter Recreation & Programming
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: November 14, 2023.
O’Brien called the Cresco Park and Recreation meeting to order on 11/15/2023, at 5:03pm at the Cresco Fitness Center (CFC). Board Members Denner, Herold, Hovden and O’Brien were present. Ernst was absent.
Also Present: Brandon Kerian and Rich McConnell
Herold made the motion to approve the consent agenda which included the approval of the agenda; claims, and minutes of the October 11, 2023 meeting. Denner seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Other Business: – – –
Ernst asked for comments from the audience: – – –
Kerian reported on the Fitness Center: Memberships – 710; up 26 from last year!
Employees: O’Brien made the motion to hire three new lifeguards; Kara Johns, Peyton Ullom and Brooklyn Casper. Hovden seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
24/7 Update: All new equipment installed, waiting for a materials (backordered) for the security system, getting a new AED, looking into some sort of intercom system, working on Emergency Protocol and will hopefully be fully ready to go.
Building Updates: Pool Pump went out = $6700. Looking to replace the pool heater and 2 spa jets and quoted $27,000. Going to connect with Scott Thomson as he was willing to cover half the cost of major pool updates/needs.
OPN Architects out of Cedar Rapids is coming 11/21/23 from 10-12pm to tour the facilities to gauge a better understanding of potential updates/renovations. This is at no cost. Board members, City Hall reps and Scott Thomson are all welcome to join.
Kerian reported on Parks: All parks are winterized.
Jami Weinacht will be using Kessel Lodged every Thursday for the rest of the year from 5:30-7pm for Yoga. A quieter place compared to the busyness of the CFC.
Kerian reported on Recreation: Winter Recreation & Programming: Basketball registrations due 11/29/23. Will have all 3 age groups on Monday: biddy, 3-6th. Focusing on fundamentals, skills competitions, free throw contest and games. Fall swimming lessons are going well. There are swim clinics for the Swim Team. Hoping to add adult swim lessons and free after school programs 2x a week – more to come!
Herold moved to adjourn at 5:30 pm. Hovden seconded and it passed all ayes. The next regular Cresco Park and Rec meeting is scheduled for December 13 at 5:00 pm at CFC.