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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. 




Item No. 1 Approval of minutes of minutes of regular meeting on October 15, 2001.
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, Brentwood Library).
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 carried unanimously.

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 present)
Generally thought it went well. 

Item No. 6 Discussion of Skate Park Grand Opening (Commissioners that were present)
Commissioners thought the DJ was good and most were very happy with the event. 

Item No. 7 Status of Youth Commission Survey (C. Brown/S. Del Chiaro/ C. Fredenberg)
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.


Youth Survey
Ski Trip

ADJOURNMENT: Chairperson Coree Brown adjourned the meeting at 7:28 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, 

Betty Jo Whincup
Minutes Recorder

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Brentwood, CA 94513
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