Park Board minutes July 22, 2010

Newbury Township Park Board

 Meeting Minutes

July 22, 2010 7:00 p.m.

Newbury Town Hall

 Present: Judy Barnhart, Roger Mezak, Mark Fritsch, Les Ober,

Guests: Jan Blair

 Meeting called to order at 7:37 p.m. Minutes of June 17 read and approved. Regular Meeting date changed due to several people out of town.


RFP’s/Bid Process

Notice for bids for shelter and pavilion have been in local papers about two weeks now. Specs are available at the Department of Community and Economic Development office in Chardon.


Bids to be delivered to Town Hall by Wednesday, August 4 with opening scheduled for 8:00 p.m. that night at trustee meeting. Park Board members who are available are encouraged to attend. Special Park Board meeting Thursday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. to review bids and make recommendation. Copies of bids will be available after trustee meeting or pick up Thursday after 8:00 am at town Hall for preview. Trustees to meet Monday, August 9 to award packages.

 Jan to have Joanie from development office get contracts ready to sign once decision made so we can proceed in a timely manner.

 Gas Line:

Contract was signed by trustees and sent to gas company. Waiting for them to proceed. Jan to check with Chip on starting date.

 Entrance Rock:

Rock needs to have engraving finished. Should be dry enough with current dry weather. Mark to contact contractor.


Zoning Board of appeals met July 6th to review development proposals. Will need a barrier 75’ from right of way before can use the front field. Roger checked into the cost of split rail fence from Jackson Fence and Carter Lumber. Carter quoted $1000 for materials for 450’ along road, Jackson $2025 for labor and materials. Fairmont Minerals has asked if there is a project they can help with. Jan to meet with them to see if they would like to take on the fencing project. Also offered to provide sand for volleyball court.


Next special meeting: Thursday, August 5, 8:00 p.m.

Next regular meeting: Thursday, August 19, 7:30 p.m.


Judy Barnhart – Newbury Park Board Secretary