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Approved Oct 27, 2010 - Parks and Recreation Minutes


Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 5:30 p.m.
Administrative Complex Board Meeting Room

The October meeting of the Santa Rosa County Parks and Recreation Committee was held at the Administrative Complex beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2010. The following members were present representing the sports associations and host organizations: Larry Dixon, Navarre Youth Sports Association, Navarre Sports Complex/Navarre Football-Soccer Park/Holley Ball Field; and Ron Kennedy, Santa Rosa Sportsplex/PARA.

Absent were representatives from Tiger Point Recreational Park, East Milton Recreational Park, Chumuckla Park, Santa Rosa Soccer/Horse Park, Fidelis Community Center and Park, Benny Russell Park, and Swenson Park.

Also present was the Administrative Services/Parks Operations Manager, Tammy Simmons.

The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.

The Administrative Services Manager welcomed all.

Minutes from the September 22, 2010 meetings were approved without objection as written.

The purpose of the meeting was to hear appeals from a volunteer concerning background screening.

• Richard Edward Alexander, Navarre Youth Sports Association, stated his case, Dixon moved approval to accept Mr. Alexander as a volunteer, Kennedy seconded the motion, motion approved without objection for Alexander to volunteer.

Jeannie Hensel with the EMYA discussed an event they plan to hold at the East Milton Park on December 31, 2010 called “First Night Santa Rosa 2011”. Hensel invited the other parks to participate in the event. Hensel stated the funds raised will be utilized to hire a grounds keeper for one year.

Simmons stated the next regular scheduled meetings fall on the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday; therefore, they will be cancelled. The next regular scheduled meeting will be January 26, 2011.

The meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.