Parks and Recreation Commission Minutes -
September 29, 2010
Parks & Recreation Commission
Minutes - September 29, 2010
CALL TO ORDER: 7:10pm
Patrick Williams (Vice-Chair)
Alan Christ (Chair)
Richard Piekarski (Director)
Mary Ellen Barrett-Wilmot
APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Motion to accept agenda by Natalie
McPherson, seconded by Patrick Williams
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Motion to table old meeting
minutes by Theldha Miller, seconded by Tracy Antrikin,
Vincent Finazzo (Secretary) has officially resigned
for the Parks & Recreation Commission
Participation is down slightly from 2007 due to
economic hardship in the area.
A) Review social media policy from the City of Novi
with the commission board.
Consensus of commission board is to have similar
policy in place for Chesterfield Twp. before any type of social
network web site can be created for Parks & Recreation.
A) Halloween Jamboree - October 16 @ 11:00AM -----
Looking for volunteers to go and participate
B) Mom & Son Dance - November 7@ 3:00PM ----- Looking
for volunteers to go and participate
Parks and Recreation conference in February in
Traverse City Michigan ----- Commissioners attendance is encouraged, but any
member attending will have to pay their own way.
COMMENTS FROM THE COMMISSION:
Patrick Williams is disappointed that Macomb is not
going to finish it portion of a hiking trail
Theldha Miller cannot make the October meeting. She
would like to explore setting up a foundation called "Friends of Chesterfield
Parks & Recreation". This foundation would set up fundraiser to raise money that
would be used to enhance facilities in Chesterfield.
Alan Christ welcomed everyone back from summer. He is
disappointed that the State of Michigan has canceled literacy funding.
Richard Piekarski wants to start looking into the
master plan for Chesterfield of Parks & Recreation one issue at a time. He
recommends starting to review the Recreation Master Plan beginning in January
2011 on a monthly basis. The current plan expires in 2011.
NEXT MEETING: October 27, 2010