REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
Monday, November 6, 2001 at 7:00 p.m.
Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices
740 Third Street
Brentwood, CA 94513
CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called
to order at 7:04 p.m. by Chairperson Coree Brown.
ROLL CALL: Commissioners present included Coree Brown, Ashley Brown,
Brian Fredenberg, Cynthia Fredenberg, Brea Bryant, Daisy Hurtado, Jessica
Ordaz, Taylor Brinkman, and Laura Wenograd. Non-voting member Danielle
Warfield was also present. Others present included Dave Lang, Adult Advisor
and Tim Taylor, Recreation Services Supervisor. Poldina Scherff, Recreation
Services Supervisor, had an excused absence. Mark Winthrop, Kaleigh Dillon
and Karen Peltz were visitors from Edna Hill School.
AGENDA REVIEW: No Comments.
CITIZEN COMMENTS: None
Item No. 1 Approval of minutes of minutes of regular meeting on October
Commissioner Cynthia Fredenberg moved to accept the minutes of the
September meeting. Motion was seconded and carried unanimously.
Item No. 2 Discussion of youth needs and use of funds (Leonard Roudman,
Since Mr. Roudman was not present, this item was delayed and the Commission
moved to Item 3.
Item No. 3 Discussion of holiday parade (Tim Taylor)
Mr. Taylor asked if they still wanted to participate in the parade and
all agreed, and he asked what they would like to do this year. The Commissioners
agreed that if they were to hand out candy, but they would need more than
last year. He asked if they wished to use a truck and it was agreed that
they would need that to put the candy supplies in while walking in the
parade. It was decided that Commissioners should wear sweatshirts since
the weather could be cold. Discussion of budgeting for sweatshirts and
Advisor Dave Lang thought it would be a good idea to budget for sweatshirts
and candy all at the same time. Since they ran out of candy last year
very early in the parade, they decided to order more this year. Decided
to budget at least $500 for sweatshirts and more for candy canes. Mr.
Taylor will check on prices for sweatshirts with logo. Commissioner
Bryant moved to budget $1,000 for cost of sweatshirts and candy for the
Christmas parade. Commissioner Ashley Brown seconded the motion and motion
Commissioners discussed the need to meet and work on plans for the parade
prior to the event. Commissioner Wenograd said Commission can meet at
her house if they need to prior to their next meeting. Coree Brown will
check with Mr. Taylor after he confirms date and will do a phone tree
to inform other Commissioners.
Item No. 4 Discussion of December meeting (Tim Taylor)
Mr. Taylor said they need to decide on a restaurant for the Christmas
party and asked what amount they wished to set for the gift exchange.
The amount of $15.00 was decided as the cap to spend. The gift item should
be something appropriate for either sex. Bunkers Grill Restaurant at the
Brentwood Country Club was chosen for the restaurant. Mr. Taylor will
call for reservations and suggestion that since they use the back room
for their party. The dinner will take place at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Taylor will
be make reservations by November 20th. It was noted that since this will
be in place of a regular meeting, all should plan to be there if possible.
Item No. 5 Discussion of Hometown Halloween (Commissioners that were
Generally thought it went well.
Item No. 6 Discussion of Skate Park Grand Opening (Commissioners that
Commissioners thought the DJ was good and most were very happy with the
Item No. 7 Status of Youth Commission Survey (C. Brown/S. Del Chiaro/
Commissioners decided to postpone this discussion until next meeting when
they will decide with Ms. Scherff exactly how they will conduct the survey.
Mr. Lang asked if they have received the approval from the school principals,
and they said they have, and all of the survey questions are finalized.
Introduction of guests from Edna Hill School: Mark Winthrop, Kaleigh Dillon,
and Karen Peltz (teacher). They are from Student Government at Edna Hill
School. Mr. Taylor asked them to come to the next regular meeting in January
since it would be a little more formal. This meeting was transferred on
short notice from the Council Chambers. He invited them to come again
and thanked them for attending this meeting.
Since Mr. Roudman had not appeared Item 2 would be rescheduled at a later
date. Mr. Taylor suggested he be invited back for January meeting since
December will be the Christmas party.
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS: None
REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
ADJOURNMENT: Chairperson Coree Brown adjourned the meeting at
Betty Jo Whincup