MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING

WEST GEAUGA COMMUNITY JOINT RECREATION DISTRICT

January 17, 2018     

Meeting was called to order by President Walt Waetjen at 7:05 pm at the West Geauga High School library. Roll call was taken by clerk, Monica Gromek. Board members present:

 Walt Waetjen Linda Palchick Don Drockton  Rick Izant  Mick Benitez-Santana 
 Bernie Mandel Ed Curtis Frank Formichelli  John Gromek   

Jason Abate was also present.  

The minutes for the: December 2017 meeting were presented. Ed Curtis motioned to accept the minutes. John Gromek seconded. Vote was taken:

West G. Comm. Trustee VOTE:
  Yay/Nay:
Curtis, Ed  YES 
Drockton, Don YES
Formicelli, Frank  YES 
Gromek, John  YES 
Izant, Rick YES
Mandel, Bernard  YES 
Palchick, Linda  YES 
Santana, Mick Benitez  YES 
Waetjen, Walt  YES 

All in favor, motion carried.

The Treasurer’s report for December 2017 was distributed by treasurer, Ed Curtis. The December treasurer’s report showed: Ending checking balance: $13,232.93; Total disbursements: $25.00; Total deposits: $67.63; Unencumbered funds: $39,933.55; Encumbered funds: $0. John Gromek motioned to accept the treasurer’s report; Bernie Mandel seconded. Vote was taken: 

West G. Comm. Trustee VOTE:
  Yay/Nay:
Curtis, Ed  YES
Drockton, Don  YES
Formicelli, Frank  YES
Gromek, John  YES
Izant, Rick  YES
Mandel, Bernard  YES
Palchick, Linda  YES
Santana, Mick Benitez  YES
Waetjen, Walt  YES

All in favor, motion carried.

Frank Formicelli motioned to pay the following bills:

 Monica Gromek January 2018 Minutes  $ 25.00
 Geauga County Commissioners Common's Lease   $   1.00
 Abate Landscaping Snowplowing 6 X 75.00   $450.00

Don Drockton seconded. Vote was taken:

West G. Comm. Trustee VOTE:
  Yay/Nay:
Curtis, Ed  YES
Drockton, Don  YES
Formicelli, Frank  YES
Gromek, John  YES
Izant, Rick  YES
Mandel, Bernard  YES
Palchick, Linda  YES
Santana, Mick Benitez  YES
Waetjen, Walt  YES

All in favor, motion carried.

Ed Curtis distributed the Annual Operating Results for 2017 and explained figures. -2,971.32 end of year balance.

Ed distributed the Certificate of Total Amount from All Resources Available for Expenditures and Balances; submitted to County Auditor. Report to State of Ohio also sent. 2017 Expense Detail was passed out to all Board Members.

The Annual Appropriation Resolution for Permanent Appropriations was read by clerk Monica Gromek; as follows:

The Board of Trustees of the West Geauga Joint Community Recreation District, Geauga County, Ohio, met in Regular Session on the 17th day of January, 2018, at the   West Geauga High School Library with the following members present:

 Walt Waetjen Linda Palchick Don Drockton  Rick Izant  Mick Benitez-Santana 
 Bernie Mandel Ed Curtis Frank Formichelli  John Gromek   

Bernie Mandel moved to adopt the following Resolution:

Geauga County, Ohio, that to provide for the current expenses and other expenditures of said Board of Trustees, during the fiscal year, ending December 31st, 2018, the following sums be and same are hereby set aside and appropriated for the several purposes for which expenditures are to be made for and during said fiscal year, as follows, viz:

That there be appropriated from the

   GENERAL FUND  
 1000  Maintenance          $ 61,533.00
 1001    
 2000  Insurance          $   2,600.00
 3000  Miscellaneous          $   1,500.00
   Grand Total General Fund          $65,633.00
   Capital Fund          $15,000.00
   GRAND TOTAL ALL FUNDS          $80,633.00

John Gromek seconded the Resolution and the roll call upon its adoption, the vote resulted as follows:

West G. Comm. Trustee VOTE:
  Yay/Nay:
Curtis, Ed YES
Drockton, Don YES
Formicelli, Frank YES
Gromek, John YES
Izant, Rick YES
Mandel, Bernard YES
Palchick, Linda YES
Santana, Mick Benitez YES
Waetjen, Walt YES

Witness by signature, this 17th day of January 2018

Ed Curtis, Fiscal Officer of the Board of Trustees; West Geauga Community Joint Recreation District, Geauga County, Ohio

Ed distributed Calendar of Events - 2018.

Facilities – Linda Palchick No report

Maintenance – John Gromek Jason reports snow plowing a few times.   Jason Abate reports that he is not using True Green again this year for the field fertilization. May go back to Lawn Matters; they had a complete product.   Ian is not there now.

Walt Waetjen – Attendance at Board Meetings – Walt asked members if you cannot attend meetings, please let Walt know. It is so very important for all Board Members to attend our once a month meeting. When Pat Jasko was the Chairman of the Board, she enforced members only to miss 3 meetings a year. Walt wants more participation from Board Members.

Walt also stating we must get the website going; to get DiFranco here at our Meetings. John Gromek removed the banner from the Levy (passing in November 2017). Mick Benitez-Santana to be involved with website.

New Business – Bernie Mandel will review our bylaws for updating.

Bernie Mandel motioned for meeting adjournment at 7:45 pm. Rick Izant seconded. Vote was taken:

West G. Comm. Trustee VOTE:
  Yay/Nay:
Curtis, Ed YES
Drockton, Don YES
Formicelli, Frank YES
Gromek, John YES
Izant, Rick YES
Mandel, Bernard YES
Palchick, Linda YES
Santana, Mick Benitez YES
Waetjen, Walt YES

All in favor, motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

 

_____________________________     ____________________________

Monica Gromek, clerk                                 Walt Waetjen, Chairperson

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