Park Board Minutes 11/10/2016

 Newbury Township Park Board

Meeting Minutes

November 10, 2016,
Newbury Town Hall

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

Guests: Carol Drabek, Glen Quigley, Jan and Ken Blair

Meeting called to order at 7:35. Minutes of October meeting approved as emailed. 

Oberland Park

-lighting is done in the shelter, looks good lit up

Rt. 87 and Auburn Corner/Veterans Park

Dedication of Park tomorrow, November 11 at pass out programs, Father Jay will give opening prayer, guest speakers Veteran Ken Hunter and Justice O’Neil. Glen will give talk thanking all who helped with the park. High school band will play two songs, Pastor Bob will give closing prayer, should be done by 11:30.

Wayne will get the podium.

Township got another grant for $11,000 which was split with Auburn township

200th Anniversary

_Roger passed out a form to fill out with 200th anniversary picnic activities, Had 5 minutes to complete. Roger passed out a list of activities he thought of, including a Friday night movie night. went through and decided yes or no to each. Will finalize list in the future before discussing details. Roger wanted a final budget for picnic

-Kiwanis could possibly do a 50/50 raffle, township cannot do.

-Roger asked if we should sell food tickets for $2.00 each so get an idea how many people to plan for. Manja can do all the food if we want.

-Time capsule added to the list,

Mark and Carol are working on a car show

-Discussion on having ice cream for movie night: Familias has a soft serve ice cream machine is it portable? Wayne suggested contacting north coast custard.

-Carol went over final cost of banners. Will order 10 at 116.75. each, including hardware. If businesses want to purchase a banner with their name can pay for them. Additional cost of $900 for installation. Decided that was too much, township maintenance can hang instead.

-Geocache is ready to go live on Judy asked about cost of Dianna making tokens for the cache. Carol will get a quote. Judy to check on number needed, guessed on 50.

Next regular meeting Thursday, December 8, 2016 at town hall.

 Judy Barnhart – Newbury Park Board Secretary

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