NORTHWESTERN RECREATION COMMISSION MINUTES
January 25, 2017
  
Meeting opened at 7:30pm; NWL SD Admin room
Voting members present: Don Link Justin Smith Steve Bachman Linda Gorgas
Todd Hernandez
Guests present: Jim Hughes David Freeman Frank Chukoskie Kathy Hermany
1 Approval of agenda for: January 25, 2017
Motion by: Justin S. Seconded by: Linda G.
Comments: Approved
2 Approval of: November 30, 2016 Minutes
Motion by: Linda G. Seconded by: Steve B.
Comments: Approved
3 Approval of : January 25, 2017 Treasurer's reports and any additional bills
And to pay December 2016 bills.
Motion by: Justin S. Seconded by: Linda G.
Comments: Approved
4 Facilities requests: None
Motion by: Seconded by:
Comments:
GUESTS:
1 Night in the Country: Kathy Hermany, NitC Chairman
Approval of : NITC dates: 8/19/17, rain date 8/20/17
Motion by: Justin S. Seconded by: Linda G.
Comments: Approved
Approval of : Steel Creek as band for NITC
Motion by: Justin S. Seconded by: Linda G.
Comments: Approved
Comments: Dana Stellar: inquiry about having "Steps for Stellar" at 9AM NITC date.  No, can not safely have during set up thru the fields.
Security: Constable?  Kathy to inquiry about their interest in providing security this year.
Fireworks: new 3 year agreement, 2018-2020, yr 1 flat, 3% increase following 2 yrs.
$4375 deposit due by 5/1/17 (25%).  Concerns about rain/cancellation, penalties.  Follow up.
2 Northwestern Press: None
Comments:
3 Other guests: Dave Freeman
Comments: Inquiring about field blackout dates: Memorial W/E, 1st W/E in August.
Metal field boxes the shed to be moved to the fields.
Old stuff inside shed - trash it.
Old frig / freezer - trash it.
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Motion by: Seconded by:
Comments:
OLD BUSINESS:
1 Field maintenance: Jim Hughes
Comments: Tree blew over by lower pavilion (pine tree), chop it down!
Tires dumped in dumpster.
Tractor to be serviced.
2 NRC Rhythm: Golf cart pre-pay, approve band, approve date(s).
Comments: Band, dates approved.  Golf carts pending.
3 Rec Commission Bylaws Committee:
Comments: None.
NEW BUSINESS:
1 None.
Comments:
COMMUNICATION / SHARING:
1 Jim Hughes: None.
2 NYAA: None.
3 Board member sharing: Steve B. - cross walk update, (referenced Chris Knoll from Keystone Engineering)
Adjournment:
Motion by: Linda G. Seconded by: Justin S.
NRC Meeting Dates 2017:
January 25
NRC Board 2017 February 22
Member at Large/NRC President: Don Link   March 29
Lynn Twp/NRC Vice President: Justin Smith   April 26
NWL School Director/NRC Secr: Todd Hernandez   May 31
Heidelberg Twp: Steve Bachman   June 28
Weisenberg Twp: Linda Gorgas   July 26
Lowhill Twp: Rick Hughes   August 30
NWL School Director: Todd Leiser   September 27
    October 25
        November 29