Posted: October 10, 2023 | Updated: November 14, 2023
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: CRESCO PARK BOARD
DATE OF MEETING: Wednesday, October 11, 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. T
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: September 13, 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 – 702)
McCarville Field Upgrades
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: October 10, 2023.
President Ernst called the Cresco Park and Recreation meeting to order on 10/11/2023, at 6:00 pm at the Cresco Fitness Center (CFC). Board Members Denner, Ernst, Herold, Hovden and O’Brien were present.
Also Present: Brandon Kerian and Rich McConnell
Denner made the motion to approve the consent agenda which included the approval of the agenda; claims, and minutes of the September 13, 2023 meeting. Ernst seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Other Business: – – –
Ernst asked for comments from the audience: – – –
Kerian reported on the Fitness Center: Memberships – 702 up!
Employees: O’Brien motioned to hire three new lifeguards; Keaton Vobr, Ethan Bergan and Awnan Skoda. Ernst seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Denner motioned to hire TJ Casper as Park and Rec Manager at $20 per hour and eligible for a raise in January. Skye Meineke as Pool Manager at $20 per hour and eligible for a raise next fiscal year. O’Brien seconded the motion and it passed all ayes.
Pool Upgrades: Interior paint job almost completed.
Scott Thomson reached out wanting to know the biggest pool need: Pool Heater/Jets. He is willing to cover half the cost of the estimate of $75,000-80,000 if the city will cover the other half. Kerian will present to council on this needing to be completed sooner rather than later.
24/7 Update: Door locks installed. Security/Cameras will be installed the last week in October. Kerian met with a lighting company for the front desk. Equipment coming October 23 week. New netting and black matting should be getting installed within the week.
Building Updates: Kerian reached out to four different Architectural Firms to get renderings – waiting to hear back.
Kerian reported on Parks: Steve McCarville Field will be getting some upgrades. Lickteig’s has a field renovation project plan for 2023/2024: roll the field, fill in with dirt in low spots, seeding the field, spray weeds, winterizing fertilizer, spring fertilization and field maintenance. Only ask is for Park and Rec to help with irrigation assistance.
Denner moved to adjourn at 6:30 pm. Ernst seconded and it passed all ayes. The next regular Cresco Park and Rec meeting is scheduled for November 8 at 5:00 pm at CFC.
Holly O’Brien, Board Secretary