Minutes of Oct. 7, 2019 – Recreation Board

Newmanstown Recreation Board

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monthly Minutes


Recreation Board Members present at the meeting- Justin Arndt, Josh Garrison, and Anthony Gettle

Guests- Vicky Oswald


No public comments presented.


September 2019 Minutes- Motion to approve by Anthony Gettle, seconded by Justin Arndt

Correspondence- NA

Treasurer’s Report– Reports for general fund, summer playground, and soccer accounts provided by Justin Arndt. Motion to approve by Anthony Gettle, seconded by Justin Arndt.

Blacktop of Basketball Court– No updates

Fall Frolic- Anthony will talk to Donny about removing telephone poles and ramp for fall frolic access.  Volunteers needed.  Deadline to be moved up for vendors for next year. Clover Farms will donate drinks.

Bill Hogeland will run the hayride.  Looking for a second tractor and wagon.

Barrel train is confirmed and Eli will run the tractor.

Recommendation for a stand at the Frolic to raise money for next year’s event.

Orioles Club will run their own stand and provide prizes.

Eagle Scout Project– William Leedom from Richland Troop 418 presented to the board about constructing a Gaga Pit that would be accessible for children of all abilities.  Location was found for the pit.

Summer Playground Pavilion/Stand– Clean out and organization of the stand will happen in the spring.


Board change- Resignation of Betty Patches, Vickie Oswald nominated by Justin Arndt to join board, seconded by Anthony Gettle.

Summer Playground- Josh Garrison nominated Kiri Arndt for Summer Playground assistant, seconded by Anthony Gettle.

Next Meeting will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Motion to adjourn meeting by Anthony Gettle, seconded by Justin Arndt 8:03 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Beth Garrison, Secretary.