Park Board Minutes 07/16/2015

Newbury Township Park Board


Meeting Minutes

July 16, 2015, Newbury Town Hall

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

Guests: trustee Glen Quigley


Meeting called to order at 7:40. Minutes of June meeting read and approved.


Eagle Scout project

No scouts in attendance


Oberland Park

=Power line was installed on June 23, with panel up on pole for rock. Need township to remove excess soil on the line so Les can get into field to cut hay. Glen will ask Doug to do when soil dries out. Roger looking for help getting the electrical panel up in the shelter. Discussion on best place to put panel where kids can’t mess with it, suggestion of installing in the upper corner of the attic. There was some caving in of trench from the heavy rain that needs pumped out.  Meter panel will be put up on panel near the woods, still needs a fence installed around it.  Need to run line to shelter. Discussion on number of wires to run. Need couple of outlets on both ends and lights. Need concrete saw to cut section of shelter floor to run the conduit. Wayne has saw and will do it Also need inspector to approve panel before power is turned on. Board will meet on on Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 to get conduit run to shelter. Will need Les’ skidster to move soil Glen to have township dig the trench earlier in the day. Discussion of kind of light to install. LED lights recommended as they last longer and are harder to break. Will also need 2 flood lights for the rock. Glen to check with his son on what lights are available.



Rt. 87 and Auburn Corner/Veterans Park

-Still have not heard on the Nature Works grant. Glen has been getting questions why nothing is happening yet. Material has been ordered from Engineering Endeavors, township was billed for half and company will pick-up other half... Glen checking with sandblasting company on Rt 87 if they will paint the metal black once it comes in. Carter Lumber will give shelter wood at a discounted price.

-Driveway culvert has been installed by the county. Also plan to install culverts in while ditch and catch basins on either side of drive. Glen to contact Doug Ule to get cost of installing parking lot.

-Glen went to the Veterans meeting Monday night. They are still working on getting a track vehicle. They were approached by a Boy Scout looking for an Eagle Scout project. Discussed that brush needs cleared behind gazebo area for trails as possible project. Board to meet Judy on Tuesday July 21 to identify mark trees for removal. meet at town hall then cross road.


Next meeting: July 21 to mark trees,

July 23 to install shelter conduit.

Regular meeting: August 13, discussed having another picnic in the shelter.


Judy Barnhart – Newbury Park Board Secretary      

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