Millerstown Recreational Committee and Millerstown Park Committee
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Community Park Building
1. Call to order: Curt Black called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
2. Present: Curt Black (Lions), Bob Brofee (Lions), Bill Roush (Fire Dept.), Kelley Griswold (Pool), Katy Black (Pool), Den Comp (at-large member), Wil Benner (at-large member), Joe Hunker (Jaycees), Jack Cameron (Pool), and Mark Stroup (Fire Dept.).
3. Secretary’s Report: Minutes of April 3, 2013 were approved.
4. Treasurer’s Report: Approved as presented verbally, copies will be e-mailed to everyone.
It was moved by Wil, seconded by Joe and approved that a monthly financial report should be recorded in the minutes from the sports groups.
5. Committee Reports:
A. Sports: It was moved by Bill, seconded by Joe and approved that no more buildings be added to the athletic fields. No combined sports group meeting scheduled.
Baseball & Softball: A financial report was presented. No representatives were present.
Football: The trailer has been moved to a permanent location. The cost of moving it was cover by the Park.
Soccer: No report.
B. Pool: Has been on Facebook since last summer under Millerstown Pool and season pass applications as well as Red Cross learn-to-swim forms are available on the Millerstown web-site. Repairs are underway in preparation for the summer season.
C. Community Building: Hoagie sale May 23, orders into Billy May 13. Proceeds go to $1600 paint for kitchen floor of the Park Building.
D. Car Show, May 11: T-shirts are here, plus 10 hoodie sweatshirts. All is ready but the weather.
E. Fall Outdoor Show, September 14: Wil reported much help will be needed to make this big show run well. There is a huge interest.
6. Old Business:
A. Township concerns:
Recycling program: Many people are unaware of the change. As of today, many items (such s TV’s) are piled up beside the dumpster. Bob will complain to Purnell Dressler.
Township meetings here at park building: No news.
B. Horseshoe Pitching Areas: (Sam McGowan’s Eagle Scout Project) it’s DONE.
C. Security Cameras: Mark will begin work on them next week in the evenings.
D. P.A. System installation: Completed!
E. Old picnic tables’ restoration: Completed! Kelley will send a thank you note to the FFA.
F. Benches: The Dietz and Beaver benches have been installed!
G. Ultrusa Club of South Central PA:
Building the fire-pit is still scheduled for this summer with benches around it.
$500 of flower and shrubs will be bought and planted near the footbridge by the club.
H. Signs: Mostly completed. Billy will check on 3 more signs that say the park is under 24 hour surveillance or that the park is closed from dusk to dawn.
I. Perry Valley Grange (PVG) & the Park: Billy, Wil and Denny will work on an agreement document to be presented to the board at the next meeting on June 5.
J. Stage Concert, July 6: Bill Ritzman has to get back to Billy with information.
K. Electrical Service to Red Storage Building: No work started yet. Recommended 400 amps service put in for use during the Firemen’s Carnival.
L. Year round dumpster for the Park: CCD prices are $15/month and $35 for CCD to dump it when called.
M. Trees: The three large Swamp Oaks planted along the parking lot might need to be replaced.
7. New Business:
A. Stage Use August 24: A request for the stage for a sort of Battle of the Bands conflicts with a prior reservation of a class reunion for that date. A compromise is being checked into.
B. Air National Guard Band on June 23: We have been contacted by this organization through Perry Co. Council of the Arts to host this 38 piece band during their 2 week touring season. This will be no cost to us. We’ll have a concession open and ask for free-will donations.
8. Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 at the Park building.
9. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
10. Dates to remember:
May 11 – Car Show
June 22 – Bike Tour
June 23 – Air National Guard Band – Free concert ay 6:30 p.m.
September 14 – Fall Outdoor Show