October 24, 2011

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October 24, 2011

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
PARKS, RECREATION AND BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
October 24, 2011, Council Chambers 9:00 a.m.
MINUTES 12-01

MEMBERS PRESENT
Brooke Deratany Goldfarb, Chairperson
Anne Mayer, Vice Chairperson
Catherine Berkman
Dick Dunn
Bernie Gott
Larry Michelson
JoAnne Nadeau
Ronald H. Cassedy, Public Works Director

MEMBERS ABSENT
Marjorie Schwanbeck-excused

I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairperson Ms. Deratany Goldfarb called the meeting to order at 9:04 a.m.

II. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MEETING MINUTES
Minutes 11-08; September 26, 2011
Minutes were corrected in the following areas: a) under RECREATION the number of t-shirts order was 750 not 825; and b) Agenda 12-01 under OTHER the Chairperson will remain Ms. Deratany Goldfarb and Vice Chairperson will remain Ms. Mayer. The minutes, on motion by Mr. Michelson with a second from Mr. Dunn were approved.

III. TOWN HALL REPORT – MR. CASSEDY
Douglas Park
Island Garden Club by-the-Sea lends assistance to maintain the park. A grant from Keep Brevard Beautiful was submitted for assistance to maintain the park.

IV. BEAUTIFICATION
No report.

V. PARKS
Orlando Park – Brooke Deratany Goldfarb
No complaints.

Dewey Park & Wavecrest Extension Park- Anne Mayer
Dewey Park- As of October 01, 2011, the Public Works Department will mow and weed the park.
Wavecrest Extension Park- No complaints.

Indian River Park & Tradewinds Park – Catherine Berkman
Indian River Park- No complaints.
Tradewinds Park- Mr. Cassedy advised that Public Works personnel cleaned and removed bushes within the park.

Nance Park, Sunrise Park & Sunset Park – Bernie Gott
Sunrise Park- Mr. Cassedy advised the bike rack was removed due to the condition of the equipment.
Sunset Park- No complaints.

Wavecrest Park & Indialantic Ocean Beach Park – Larry Michelson
No complaints.

Douglas Park & Riverside Park – Dick Dunn & JoAnne Nadeau
Douglas Park- The gazebo seemed to be out of alignment and the sidewalk was not leveled. Mr. Cassedy advised that both situations have been resolved. The gazebo has no electrical receptacles. The 60th Committee is requesting power usage in the general location of the gazebo.
Riverside Park- Near the second seat on the north side there is a deck board that is an inch higher and is a trip hazard.

Gus Carey Park & Sea Park – Marge Schwanbeck
Not present.

VI. RECREATION
Fourth Annual Witch Way 5K, Saturday, October 15, 2011 @ 6:30pm
Suggestions for next year’s event are the following:
a. Start earlier than 6:30pm.
b. Pay Public Works employees to clean up instead of paying Town overtime.
c. A debriefing/celebration will be held at the Goldfarb residence on 10/27/11.

Holiday Tree Lighting, December 1, 2010 @ 7:00pm
Ms. Berkman will contact Starbucks and Winn Dixie regarding donations. Members are to meet in Nance Park at 6:15pm. Set-up time has changed to 6:45pm, to set-up while the students are performing.

Winter Holiday Decoration Contest
The letter will be hand delivered to businesses only on Fifth Avenue by Ms. Mayer regarding the contest. The contest will begin the weekend of Thanksgiving and run thru the week of December 05, 2011. Ms. Berkman and Ms. Mayer will contact Wayfast Signs for quotes on signs to be placed at the businesses of the winners.

VII. OTHER

VIII. ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING – NOVEMBER 28, 2011 9:00 A.M. 12-02
A. Holiday Tree Lighting, December 1, 2010 @ 7:00pm
B. Winter Holiday Decoration Contest

IX. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 9:51 a.m.

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Brooke Deratany Goldfarb, Chairperson

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Victoria Mercer, Secretary

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