Parks and Recreation Commission Minutes - July
Chesterfield Township Parks and Recreation
July 29th, 2009
Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 7:10PM by Vince
Present: Alan Christ, Pat Williams, Doug Groth,
Vincent Finazzo, Natalie McPherson, Jan Uglis (Board
Liaison), Rich Piekarski (Director
Absent: Amy Zarate’ Mary Ellen Wilmot
Motion by Pat seconded by Alan to approve the
agenda as presented- passed on a voice vote.
Motion by Alan seconded by Natalie to approve the
April 29ht, 2009 minutes as written -motion passed
on a voice vote.
Program Updates were given
Discussion about possibly changing the meeting
time was held with no change suggested.
A date for this fall’s Selfridge Air Museum plane
washing needs to be planned. The director will
advise the commission of an appropriate date.
Miss Chesterfield Pageant produced a
queen-Chelsea Niemi and a court – Devin Broaddus.
Representation was provided at baseball opening day,
Relay for Life and Township appreciation awards. The
float and the ladies were pulled by Doug in the
Algonac and Bay-Rama parade where they secured a
second place award! Future visits by the Queen and
her court are planned for the Gratiot cruise, Romeo
Peach festival and Richmond Good Old Days where the
organizers are looking for a volunteer to drive the
Appreciation Awards. Rich has agreed to approach
the township board to offer the services of the
department and our commission to help run this
activity as an ongoing project.
Comments from the Commission/Floor
Alan reported that this year’s version of "let’s
fish" was very successful and personally rewarding
with 14 residents and 8 guests taking part in the
Pat thanked the group for its wishes and prayers
that helped his son fully recover from his sudden
Rich thanked Doug for pulling the float in the
parades, especially Algonac, which presented some
Motion to adjourn made by Vince, and seconded by
Alan. Meeting adjourned @ 8:08 PM
Respectfully Submitted by Pat Williams 7-20-09