Parks and Recreation Committee

Date: April 9, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM

The Ferguson Township Parks and Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm the second Monday 
of each month in Conference Room 2 at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building.


Parks and Recreation Committee
Meeting Agenda Monday, April 9, 2018
4:00 pm

 

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

III. PRESENTATION OF WHITEHALL ROAD REGIONAL PARK – MS. PAM SALOKANGAS, DIRECTOR, CENTRE REGION PARKS AND RECREATION

Narrative:  Ms. Pam Salokangas, Director of the Centre Region Parks and Recreation Department of the Centre Region Council of Governments, will present and answer questions on the development of Whitehall Road Regional Park. No action is required by the Committee at this time.

IV. UPDATE ON CECIL IRVIN PARK PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK/GRANT APPLICATION

Narrative: Township staff is nearing completion of the grant application for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conversation Partnerships Program. The Committee will recall that recommendations submitted for the Township to consider at the March 12th meeting included prioritizing pervious pavement, shared use paths, a picnic pavilion, and play equipment. Staff was able to incorporate all of the recommendations except the play equipment in the project scope of work. Provided with the agenda is a copy of the project estimate. This is an informational item only and no action is required by the Committee at this time.

V. CONTINUED DISCUSSION OF OWENS DRIVE PARK NAMING

Narrative: The Committee tabled the discussion of naming suggestions for Owens Drive Park at the March 12th
meeting. Provided with the agenda is a list of all of the suggestions that the Township has received to date. A public hearing has been scheduled by the Planning Commission for April 23. The Board will be asked to formally name the park at their Regular Meeting on May 7.

VI. FERGUSON TOWNSHIP PARKS AND RECREATION COMMITTEE BYLAWS

Narrative: Section 447(4) of the Ferguson Township Administrative Code authorizes the Parks and Recreation Committee to adopt appropriate bylaws to conduct meetings and business. Committee bylaws and rules of procedure serve to formalize the functions and conducting of business by the Committee and the Committee; rules of procedure; agenda order of business; and other relative provisions. Provided with the agenda are draft bylaws for consideration by the Committee. Amendments or additions to the bylaws may be made and adopted this evening.

Recommended motion: That the Committee adopt the bylaws of the Ferguson Township Parks and Recreation Committee dated April 9, 2018.

VII. REPORTS
1. Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority Report – Ms. Denise Meyer
2. Staff Report – Mr. David Pribulka, Township Manager

VIII. OPEN DISCUSSION

IX. ADJOURNMENT

April 9, 2018 Parks and Recreation Committee Agenda
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2018 Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Schedule