Park & Rec. Committee
Monday, December 1 2008
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: at the Taycheedah Town Hall
1) Discuss 2008 projects:
a) Hermanns Park development.
b) Kiekhaefer Park maintenance and projects.
2) Discuss 2009 projects.
3) Public Comments.
Brenda A. Schneider
The Park & Rec. Advisory Council met on Monday, December 1st, 2008, at 7:30 p.m., at the Town Hall. Present were Chairperson Earl Jewett, Laura Pierret, Lyle Nett, Jim Bertram and Secretary Brenda Schneider. Absent were: Janet Velasco, Gary Morgen, John Abler, John Rickert, John Morris, Bob Roehrig, Kim Bertram, and Ed Schneider. Also present was Mike Wirtz.
Chairperson Jewett called the meeting to order at 7:38 p.m.
1) Discuss 2008 projects;
a) Hermanns Park Development accomplishements:
i) The Park was donated to the Town.
ii) Playground equipment was purchased and installed.
iii) The parking lot was constructed.
iv) The old on-site septic system was removed.
v) The sandbox was built.
vi) Cub Scouts constructed and donated picnic tables.
vii) Excavation and materials were donated by Mark Mand, Mike Wirtz, Jim Bertram and Dale Birschbach.
viii) Cash donations received:
(1) Hermanns Family-$15,000.00
(2) Solicitation letter-$4,159.00
(3) Cans 4 Kids/lemonade stand-$138.60
b) Kiekhaefer Park accomplishments:
i) The parking lot was expanded.
ii) The observation deck was constructed and erected. Dedication plaques have been received.
(1) Orville Schmitz Memorial Fund-$2,310.00
iii) Split rail fence was installed.
iv) Identification sign was installed.
v) Historical sign was installed.
vi) New trails were created.
vii) Additional trail signs have been posted.
viii) The snowmobile trail has been re-routed to avoid an erosion area.
2) Discuss 2009 Projects.
a) Kiekhaefer Park:
i) Light the sledding bowl.
ii) Post “No Hunting or Trapping” signs at all three entrances to the Park.
iii) A couple cut and removed an evergreen tree.
b) Hermanns Park:
i) Continue fund-raising.
(1) Babysitting service for holiday shopping on Dec. 13th.
(2) Winter Walk in the Park in February.
(3) Rummage sale in March.
ii) Add a couple of trees along the east property line.
i) 2008 unexpended funds-$1,618.12.
ii) 2009 Park allocation-$15,000.00
(1) Park boundary acquisition.
(2) Public access/road acquisition.
(3) Operation/maintenance of all parks.
iii) Update the Town’s Park & Recreation Plan.
3) Public Comment. None given.
Next meeting was scheduled fro January 28th, at 6:30 p.m.
4) Adjournment. Chairman Jewett declared the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
Brenda A. Schneider
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