April Meeting Minutes
Minutes, Recreation Commission delayed April monthly meeting
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 at South Hero town offices
NOTE: items marked with asterisks *** were not discussed at meeting / just extra info for commissioners
1) Attendees: Karin Ames, Dave Hobbs, Carol Tremble
2) New Business
A) Countywide Recreation Programs – County schedule in the works. Input received from No Hero Rec. Nothing yet from Grand Isle.
*** Isle Lamotte submitted notice of Fun Run, in July — see attachment from Paul Hinman
B) mowing of a Connector Trail between Landon Farm Trails and Round Pond Trails has been approved by the state (Rob Peterson)… Dave and Karin (Bob) will mark it by mowing in about 2-3 weeks. State will mow twice this summer.
***we will need signage
3) Old Business
A) Bleachers for Folsom soccer field
***Thomas has some info which will come to light at May 19 meeting
B) White’s Beach — sand will go in in May — town highway dept.. Dave will contact
C) Need-based Scholarships for South Hero residents to participate in planned recreational activities in other towns in Grand Isle County agreed on in concept. First come, first serve may be most practical method but without a quorum at this meeting, it will be brought up at next meeting.
D) July 4th Parade
***Thomas has accepted role of “Chief Organizer” and is dreaming up a theme
E) Summer of 2016 Swimming Lessons… Carol will be keeping an eye on the Sandbar-based program and will contact Mike to be sure all is arranged. She will submit advertising to paper, FPF, etc. Also included will be mention of Knight’s Point lessons (South Hero will cover cost for South Hero children) and mention of scholarships for other programs in county.