08/08/2014 Minutes

Newbury Township Park Board


Meeting Minutes

August 14, 2014, Newbury Town Hall

Present: Judy Barnhart, Mark Fritch,   Les Ober, Wayne Mansfield , Roger Mezak, , Jim Stefancin

Guest:  trustee Jan Blair, standing in for Glen Quigley who is sick


Meeting was called to order at 7:35 p.m.


Minutes of June meetings read and approved with minor corrections. Roger took minutes from July meeting and will type up.


David Snivly stepped down from park board as he is living out of state 6 months of the year. Jan to get position posted. Current members asked to think about possible replacement.



Oberland Park


-Wayne saw hay field torn up by well in hidden meadow by gas trucks capping well #5 and damaged parking lot too. Jan to call company and file a report about damage to hayfield and parking lot. Some trees pulled out too.


-Bob Johnson, Newbury cross country coach asked for 6 tons of gravel topping for nature trail. Roger got estimates for pea gravel. Can pile it in parking lot and use as needed. Les can spread with Bobcat. Discussion on cost and best place to get. Jan to talk with Doug Zimperman about township picking up the gravel.

-Jim, Wayne and Roger and Les have been trying to get electric done but rain  has been interrupting process. Should have trench done and backfilled with sand soon. Electrical materials stored in garage at town hall.


-Questions arose when old soccer fields last fertilized, they look like they are failing. Jan to check when trustees last paid to have them done and how much.


Rt. 87 and Auburn Corner/Veterans Park

Trustees have been selling Equinoix raffle tickets going to different county functions. Would like to set up under the vets tent at the fair.


-Glen met with architect, should have new sketch by tomorrow.



Next regular meeting: Thursday, September 11, 2014.


Judy Barnhart – Newbury Park Board Secretary      

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