June 27, 2013
Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING
June 27, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
Brentwood, CA 94513

CALL TO ORDER: Vice-Chair Sandra Myers called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

ROLL CALL: Present were: Vice-Chair Sandra Myers and Commissioners Eileen Hofstadt and Blythe Lind. Chair Bruce Mulder and Commissioner Alyssa Madden were excused absent. Staff members present were: Craig Bronzan, Director; Roger Stromgren, Park/Maintenance Manager; Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager; and Linda Stadlbauer, Administrative Assistant II.

A. PRESENTATION(S): NONE

PUBLIC COMMENTS: NONE

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COMMISSIONERS, SUBCOMMITTEES, LIAISONS AND STAFF

Commission Eileen Hofstadt gave a verbal update on the recently attended General Plan Working Group meetings on June 6 and 20, 2013. A summary handout was provided by Commissioner Hofstad.

B. CONSENT CALENDAR:

1. Approve minutes of regular meeting of May 23, 2013.

 Motion to approve the Consent Calendar. Item B1 tabled until July meeting.

Motion:
Second:
Ayes:
Noes:
Abstain:

2. Accept results of Ellis & Associates audit of the Brentwood Family Aquatic Complex. (S. Barry).

 Motion to approve Item B2 of the Consent Calendar.

Motion: Hofstadt
Second: Lind
Ayes: 3
Noes: 0
Absent: 2

C. SCHEDULED MATTERS:

1. ACTION ITEM: Approve revised Policy No. 10-14 Sports Philosophy. (Scherff)

 Motion to approve Item C1; the revised Policy No. 10-14 Sports Philosophy.

Motion: Hofstadt
Second: Lind
Ayes: 3
Noes: 0
Absent: 2

2. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEM: Discussion and action on a decision to use the entire Commission or the Play Equipment Sub-Committee for design purposes of Spirit Park and Glory Park playgrounds. (R. Stromgren)

Commission agreed to use the Sub-Committee early in the process of choosing play equipment, but would like to see the final decision be made by the full Commission. The Commission would also like this item brought back to a meeting when all members of the Commission are present.

 Motion to approve Item C2; and bring item to the full Commission at a future meeting for further discussion.

Motion: Lind
Second: Hofstadt
Ayes: 3
Noes: 0
Absent: 2

3. DISCUSSION ITEM: Discuss interest and mechanics of having Commission visit parks, programs, and facilities. (C. Bronzan)

The Commission was supportive of the idea, and would like staff to implement the proposed plan.

4. VERBAL UPDATE: McClarren Park verbal update. (C. Bronzan)

Craig Bronzan updated the Commission regarding the improvements planned for McClarren Park. He also reminded all that the August Park and Recreation Commission meeting will be at McClarren Park.

STAFF COMMENTS:

Roger Stromgren:
The upgrades to Spirit Park and Glory Park are moving forward. We are also moving forward with the shade for Wheatfield Park. Park staff is still researching a sail shade system for the Veterans Park pirate ship play area.

Poldina Scherff:
One of the brass monkey art sculptures was stolen from Granville Green Park, and staff has contacted the artist to create a new sculpture that will be placed in a different area of the park. The Starry Nights Concert series has been very popular and well attended. The Cornfest is the weekend of July 12-13-14. Flag football registration closes this Friday, the 28th. The new session of the Public Art Wall in the Community Center will be available for viewing next week.

Craig Bronzan:
The Concerts in the Park are very popular and the parking structure is being well used by concert goers. Staff will be enforcing the no alcohol policy at the Concerts.

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

NONE

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

NONE

ADJOURNMENT

Meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m.