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10-18-1999 Park and Recreation Commission AgendasSaratoga Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting City Hall Administrative Offices 13777 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga Monday, October 18, 1999 7:30pm AGENDA Or�,anization A) Roll Call: Alberts, Clabeaux, Friedrich, Ioannou, Olsen, Swan, Whitney B) Report on Posting of the Agenda: Pursuant to Government Code 54954.2 the agenda was properly posted on October 15, 1999. C> Approv�l of October 4, 1999 minutes. II. Administration A) Farewell Dinner —Explore changing October 28, 1999 date set at previous meeting. III. Oral Written Communication (This section is for the public to speak on any item not on the agenda) N. Old Business A) Play Equipment for Gardiner Kevin Moran Park Public Meeting follow- up. B) Motion to close section of Parker ganch Trail. C) Congress Spring/Wildwood Restrooms renovations-Steve Benzing. V. New Business A) Joint Meeting with City Council on October 26, 1999 7:00 p.m. VI. Commissioner Staff Reports A) Commissioner Reports B) City Hall Update Cary Bloomquist C) Recreation Department Status Report Joan Pisani VII. Adjournment Saratoga Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Administrative Offices, 13777 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga October 04,1999 7:30 p.m. Action Minutes I. Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 7:36 p.m. II. Roll Call Commissioners Present: Alberts, Clabeaux, Ioannou, Swan, Whitney Commissioners Absent: Friedrich, Olsen Others Present: Council Member Nick Streit, Joan Pisani, Irene Jacobs, Cary Bloomquist, III. Report on Posting of the Minutes: Pursuant to Government Code 54954.2 the agenda was properly posted on September 30, 1999. IV. Approval of Minutes of September 07, 1999 Meeting Commissioner Swan made a motion to approve the minutes of September 07, 1999 with the following correction made to section VII, paragraph 2, from "motorbikes" to bicycles. Commissioner Ioannou seconded the motion and the motion was carried. (5/0) Administration: A) The City's financial statements reflecting the balance of the Park Development Fund was distributed for the Commission's review. B) Cary Bloomquist was introduced as new staff liaison to the commission. C) Farewell dinner for parting Commission members is set for October 28, 1999 at 6:30 P.M., Florentines Restaurant. Oral Written Communication: None VI. Old Business: A) Kevin Moran Gardiner Park: The agenda for the play equipment meeting on October 07, 1999 is distributed. The presentation will be given by W. Jeffrey Heid, Architect, and Ewing Philden of Ross recreation equipment. It is recommended by commission members that Dave Mooney, supervisor of all City parks, attend the meeting. The meeting for Kevin Moran Park will commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Gardiner Park meeting at 5:00 p.m. B) Parker Ranch Trail Issues: Commissioner Swan distributed materials, including a map, from the Saratoga Trail Enthusiasts showing the area of the proposed trail closure. It is recommended by Commissioner Swan that this section of the trail be closed immediately due to safety/liability issues. Commissioner Alberts indicated the need for signage on this trail. Staff to follow-up. VII. New Business: ,f Congress Springs Park Restroom renovation: Council Member Streit reported the condition of the faciliry as deplorable and embarrassing to our community and to the City. As reported by Council Member Streit, the interior of the restroom needs to be "gutted" and completely refurbished. Council Member Streit suggested delaying the Wildwood Park restroom refurbishment so that it could be combined with the refurbishment of the Congress Springs Parks Restroom project. Council Member Streit indicated he would present this to the City Council at the October 20, 1999 meeting for approval. Council Member Streit also suggested the closure of Congress Springs Park for a one-year period to facilitate needed repairs of the playfields. VIII. Reports: Commissioner Reports: There were general updates and comments made by several Commissioners on an array of various issues related to Parks and Recreation. Ci Hall Update: Irene Jacobs stated it was her pleasure to serve the public as a City employee, and that it was an honor to with the wonderful people on the Parks and Recreation Commission. Recreation Departtnent Status Report: Recreation Director, Joan Pisani, gave an update regarding the safe rides program, which occurs on Friday and Saturday nights at the Warner Hutton House. This program serves approximately 11 individuals each weekend with rides. IX. Adjournment Commissioner Alberts made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Commissioner Clabeatix seconded the motion. The motion carried and the meeting was adjourned at 9:51 p.m. (5/0) Prepared By: Cary Bloomquist City Staff Representative Saratoga Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting City Hall Administrative Offices 13 7 7 7 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga Nionday, October 18, 1999 7:30pm AGENDA I. Organization A> Roll Call: Alberts, Clabeaux, Friedrich, Ioannou, Olsen, Swan, Whitney s) Report on Posting of the Agenda: Pursuant to Government Code 54954.2 the agenda was properly posted on October 15, 1999. c) Approval of October 4, 1999 minutes. II. Administration A) Farewell Dinner —Explore changing October 28, 1999 date set at previous meeting. III. Oral Written Communication (This section is for the public to speak on any item not on the agenda) IV. Old Business A) Play Equipment for Gardiner Kevin Moran Park Public Meeting follow- up. B) Motion to close section of Parker Ranch Trail. C) Congress Spring/ Wildwood Restrooms renovations-Steve Benzing. V. New Business A) Joint Meeting with City Council on October 26, 1999 7:00 p.m. VI. Commissioner Staff Reports A) Commissioner Reports B) City Hall Update Cary Bloomquist C) Recreation Department Status Report Joan Pisani VII. Adjournment