Newbury Park Board meeting 5-21-09

Newbury Township Park Board


Meeting Minutes

May 21, 2009, 7:30 p.m.

Newbury Town Hall


Present: Judy Barnhart, Roger Mezak, Jodie Swartwout, Susan Walker-Meere, Mark Fritsch

Guest: David Snively


Meeting called to order at 8:00 p.m.


Minutes of special Apr 2 meeting read and approved with corrections. Jodie to type up minutes from regular April meeting.



Federal Grant

*Entrance sign: Mark can get a sandstone boulder approx 5’ high x 6’wide x 2’ deep from Keeney Sand & Stone, Inc. in Painesville with letters sandblasted for under $800. Will need concrete footer under rock. Mark will provide drawing of rock with text. Roger motioned to recommend that trustees to go with the sandstone rock not to exceed $900. Jodie seconded.

*Susan would like to come up with a master plan for entire area of all possible amenities we may want before making final decision on type of shelter or possible gazebo.


*Meeting moved to Oberland park to discuss location of various amenities.

-Selected location of entrance sign to north of drive with an angle to the southwest. Speed of cars would prohibit reading if placed facing roadway directly. Additional cost if wording done on both sides.

-Shelter location to be moved out from woods along parking area approximately 15’ east from trail entrance, oriented lengthwise east to west.

-Possible gazebo to be located to right of entrance drive near corner of soccer field for parents to watch games from. Jodie would like to see gazebo located closer to entrance of park.

-Parking area will be extended east to match up with extension currently at SE corner of parking lot.

-Driveway triangle to be widened to 20 feet on both sides to make it symmetric and cars can pass coming in or out.


Next regular meeting: Thursday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. at Newbury Town Hall


Judy Barnhart – Newbury Park Board Secretary