MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING

WEST GEAUGA COMMUNITY JOINT RECREATION DISTRICT

                                                             August 16, 2017      

Meeting was called to order by President Walt Waetjen at 7:00 pm at the West Geauga Commons pavilion.  Roll call was taken by clerk, Monica Gromek.  Board members present:  Ed Curtis, John Gromek, Rick Izant, Bernie Mandel, Linda Palchick and Walt Waetjen.  Jason Abate and Scott Wayt (soccer) were present.   

The minutes for the: July 2017 meeting were presented by clerk, Monica Gromek.  Ed Curtis motioned to accept the minutes.  John Gromek seconded.  Vote was taken:  Ed, yes; John, yes; Rick, yes; Bernie, yes; Linda, yes; and Walt, yes; All in favor, motion carried. 

The Treasurer’s report for July 2017 was distributed by treasurer, Ed Curtis.  The July treasurer’s report showed:  Ending checking balance: $10,287.25; Total disbursements: $10,125.00; Total deposits: $0; Unencumbered funds: $22,782.35; Encumbered funds: $14,200.00.  Bernie Mandel motioned to accept the treasurer’s report; Rick Izant seconded.  Vote was taken:  Ed, yes; John, yes; Rick, yes; Bernie, yes; Linda, yes; and Walt, yes; All in favor, motion carried. 

Linda Palchick motioned to pay the following bill:

Monica Gromek                          August 2017 minutes                          $     25.00                                           News Herald                                      Public notice annual appropriations       $    104.25                                 Westfield Insurance                 Liability/Commercial package ins.         $ 2,600.00             Abate Landscaping                     Culvert; tear down scorers box;                                                                                                                    path work                                 $ 4,100.00                     Asphalt Fabricators                  chip n seal driveway                            $10,900.00                      

Rick Izant seconded.  Vote was taken:  Ed, yes; John, yes; Rick, yes; Bernie, yes; Linda, yes; and Walt, yes; All in favor, motion carried. 

 

 

Linda Palchick – Facilities                                                                                                                                 Rec Council soccer begins August 19.  Soccer Club August 20 to October 27.  Soccer Tournament is in mid-October.  Riverview church movie night is August 25, 2017.   Few requests received for the pavilion in August on Sundays. 

Scott Wayt (soccer) discussed with the Board soccer application for field usage.  Is there a priority given by the date the application was submitted.   Jeff Mann has 2 travel teams (not Rec Council) playing away games in Akron.  Walt Waetjen stated that preference is for community-based teams.  Scott is concerned about game scheduling. 

Linda Palchick received a call from Joe Lionetti asking if the boys’ soccer team can practice at The Commons.  Linda stated the Commons’ fields are not to be used for any practice games.    

John Gromek – Maintenance                                                                                          Jason Abate brushed along the trails; removed a tree.  He sprayed for huge wasps in the sand at the playground.  Rick Izant suggests this fall the Board gather all the monetary commitments for the 2018 playground project. 

John Gromek – webpage                                                                                               John recommends that a new updated Board member picture be taken to put on the website. 

John Gromek – Levy 2017                                                                                                                 All paperwork has been submitted to the Auditors office.  The application has been approved by the Ohio Board of Elections.  Bernie Mandel is working on signs and funding. 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

___________________________                  __________________________                  Monica Gromek, Clerk                                        Walt Waetjen, Chairperson                                                                                                                                             

 

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