JACKSON COUNTY PARKS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Monday, October 25, 2016
Cascades Golf Course Board Room 2P.M.
PRESENT: (Staff-- M. Vysoky, K. Lewis,) C. Keene, N. Seydell,
C. Mohlman, R. Sigers, B. Zoeller
Excused Absent: M. Baird, B. Jenson, J. Hovarter
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 2:05p.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Rick apologized for putting the old
/wrong meeting time on the notices.Motion by C. Keene, 2nd
by R. Sigers. Motion carried.
PRESIDENT'S REPORT: Nancy explained to Kyle and Mark her
background experience with County Parks.Happy to meet both.
She very much likes Jeff's leadership.
PARK DIRECTORS REPORT: Mark & Kyle took turns filling in
the board on different areas of the parks.
Camp Teetonka has a minor set back. The leader of the group
to make a decision on who gets the camp, moved to Texas. The
group needs to get reorganized. The deadline for the
announcement is still the end of this year, 2016.
The parks are in need of money for improvements. Photo's are
being taken of areas for future improvement. When completed,
the trail connector to Sparks Park will be named the Sparks
Park Trail Connector.A bicycle rental is going in at the
Weatherwax Rd. site. Splash Pad construction to start next
week on south end of Falls.South end parking lot to be
eliminated, improvements to the North lot and entrance.
**Finance: Mary sent word that nothing has changed since
last month. No new bills to pay. All monies remain the same.
**2016 Projects: Bids are coming in for the Restroom
reconstruction for Pleasant Lake. Depending on bids, work
may start this fall.
**2017 Projects: New list coming in future. Jeff, Kyle &
Mark working on improvements, grants, and photo's.
**Bonfire/Holiday Party: Board agreed to try and combine
both on same day this year. Date chosen was
Saturday December 10th, 2016, 1 or 1:30pm. Rick is to meet
with Kyle about date & building.
OLD BUSINESS: Membership cards are printed and ready to
mail out. Need firm OK from Parks staff on holiday party
date & time for building use. Nancy will write a cover
letter for holiday party & membership cards. Will need
volunteers for the mailing.
WEB SITE: The newsletter was updated on the website by
**Jackson County hired a new County Assistant Administrator:
Debra Kubitskey. Welcome!!
**Board voted to add monthly minutes to the web site.
**Moratorium on Memorials & Plantings: County working on
language and "naming rights". No outside people should
control the process.
**Nursery at Minard Mill County Park is thick with tree
seedlings right for transplant. Trees are Tulip Trees & Red
Three people volunteered for this fall. Rick to discuss with
Kyle about any for the parks or golf courses.
**Think about 2017 meeting schedule. Too many meetings?
**Rick suggested we not meet in November (no new bills?) and
call the Holiday party the Nov. Dec. meeting.
Will work with Parks staff for Jan 2017 meeting on projects
PUBLIC COMMENT: None.
ADJOURNMENT: 3:37 pm. Motion by C. Keene, 2nd, R. Sigers
MEETING: HOLIDAY PARTY (Dec. 10 1 pm.)
Jackson County Parks Association