July 8, 2013 minutes – Recreation Board


July 8, 2013

Present at the meeting — B. Wright, M. McGuire, S. Elliott, R. Lutz

Guests – Libby Fiorini

Meeting called to order at 7:08 p.m. by Director Bob Wright.


Minutes from June – read by secretary and approved by board via unanimous voice vote

Treasurer’s Report – reconciling statements, soccer checks to be deposited, books will be audited.

Rededication of Ball Fields – will take place August 6th.  Bronze plaque was designed and includes Noel’s work with baseball and children, will be placed on side of Rec Stand.  Signs will be placed on ball field..

Fundraising for Newburg Ball fields – Need to submit bylaws and mission statement and description of fundraising activities.  Karen Crater will assist Bob with  getting maps and permits.

Summer Playground – approximately 50 children, going well.

Rec Board Bylaws – completed, Bob will provide to Supervisors.

Rec Food Stand – there was a break in, police caught suspects.  Bob fixed the door.  Some equipment damaged.

Youth Soccer – Maureen will put form on facebook and email to Township for their website.  Coaches meeting will be July 25th.  Newburg field needs corners marked and goals


Softball – will start Wednesday and continue weekly pending participation.  Advertise on Kountry Kraft sign and at playground.

National Night Out – Bob will contact Crime Watch to determine assistance they need.

Fall Frolic – will take place October 19th 5-9pm.  Will include hayrides, games, raffles, chili cook off.  Begin contacting local businesses for baskets/door prizes.  Contact past participants (hay rides, train rides, DJ etc.) to take part again.

Next meeting will be August 5, 2013 at 7pm at Township Building.

Motion by S. Elliott, second R. Lutz to adjourn at 8:28pm.

Respectfully submitted by Maureen McGuire, Secretary.