Township Park Board 3/16/2010

Newbury Township Park Board Meeting Minutes

March 16, 2010 7:00 p.m.

Newbury Town Hall 

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

Guest: Jan Blair, Hank Pantella, Doug Ule 

Meeting called to order at 7:05 p.m., Minutes of Feb 18 read and approved. 


*Shelter: Architect Hank Pentilla presented 2 sets of prints of shelter design to review for final changes. Size 32x30, 8”x8” columns w/ braces, 2’x2’ stone veneer “Amherst Ashlar Buff” on corner posts, scissor truss ceiling 2 foot on center, conduit in column going to box in attic truss space, elliptical window on gabled end, ridge vent, ice and water shield on roof, corner trim pieces 

Need to add access panels into truss space. 

Jan recommended getting bids with drawing as is then can work with selected contractor on value engineering options. Judy to drop off plans to Chip. Jan to contact him about getting specs written for bids. 

After signed contract with general contractor, contractor will submit 3 stamped drawings to county engineer for building permit. Hank available to answer any questions engineer may have.

 Orientation of building discussed: both alignment with road and drive suggested. Decided to go with ridge line parallel to Auburn Rd. with gabled end facing drive. Allows for possible future expansion on fireplace end toward school. 

Fireplace would have separate specs at a later date. 

Contractors that should be invited to bid: Owen Mullet, A to Z Construction, Dean Eppley, Mike Kler, Saunders and Sullivan, plus friend of Dave Pollick 

Entrance Rock:

Bruce Wiley mentioned that stone looks like it is flaking. Engraver waiting for moisture in rock to dry up before engraving then it will be sealed to prevent flaking. 

Upcoming projects:

Need to move gas line 1st. Bid Ball field work in June, do contracts in late June-July; work in July/August; plant in August/Sept. Wait for fall for landscaping.  

Next regular meeting: Thursday, April 15, 7:00 p.m.

 Judy Barnhart – Newbury Park Board Secretary