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Approved Jul 25, 2012 - Parks and Recreation Minutes



Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Administrative Complex Board Meeting Room
The July meeting of the Santa Rosa County Parks and Recreation Committee was held at the Administrative Complex beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. 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; Robbie Foster, Chumuckla Park; Ron Kennedy and Travis Kee, Santa Rosa Sportsplex/PARA; Steve Poole, Tiger Point Recreational Park; Robert Breland, Santa Rosa Soccer/Horse Park; John Babb and Steven Thames, East Milton Recreational Park; and Laura King, Pace Area Tennis Association.
Absent were representatives from Fidelis Community Center and 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 March 28, 2012 meeting was approved without objection as written.
The committee heard appeals from the following volunteers concerning his/her background screening.
·         Travis David Kee, PARA, stated his case. Simmons informed the committee that Kee had came before this committee October 11, 2006 with similar charges and was approved on this date to volunteer. Simmons further stated the charges that are before this committee today is dated July 3, 2009. Dixon moved approval to accept Mr. Kee as a volunteer, Foster seconded the motion, motion approved without objection for Kee to volunteer.
·         Brooke Nicole Moore, stated her case, Kennedy moved approval to accept Ms. Moore as a volunteer, Breland seconded the motion, motion approved without objection for Moore to volunteer.
Discussion took place by Simmons reminding all associations that she now has a bulletin board outside her department and needed the sports associations to submit information pertaining to the parks they manage.
Breland stated he would like to address the management agreements again and discuss scheduling of fields/parks. Simmons stated she will send the information back out that Darrin Nicely had suggested.
Simmons reminded all that they needed to submit insurance for their sports programs.
Discussion took place on Florida Statute 943.0438 concerning concussions.
Simmons stated she will be out of town during the next regular scheduled meeting of August 22, 2012, committee recommended cancellation. The next regular scheduled meeting is September 26, 2012.
The meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m.