| Minutes of Melville Park Committe |
Date: April 13, 2011
Attendance: J. Emerson, E. Rizy, G. Kinnunen. L. Lesinski, J. Richard, T. Gray
Excused Absence:: D.Sly
Absence: G. Williams
Minutes: From February meeting accepted motion by J.Emerson, 2nd J.Richard
Finance: Balance ~12K
Scout Projects: No scouts present, scouts needed to spread mulch at the end of red trail and on the green trail where the potential for bridges may be needed. E. Rizy reports that scouts plan to build a bridge over the stream on the red trail near the railroad tracks.
Winter Walk Report: need for more publicity to increase attendance
Equipment Purchase: committee agreed to purchase wood chipper, used garden tractor and cart to haul mulch. Tractor must be capable of hauling wood chipper.
Motion T.Gray, 2nd J.Richard
ACTION ITEM: E. Rizy to contact Bulk Lawn and Garden for above purchases each to be below $1000.00
Tree Planting and Clearing at end of Mott Farm Rd: discussion of work needed to clear area for tree planting. Motion made by J. Emerson, 2nd J.Richard to obtain an estimate to clear area with bush hog.
Action Item: J. Richard to contact Jamie Freitas for estimate
Pond 9 Dam Clearance: area along fence trimmed to allow access for clearing
Trail Status: Most trails in good shape with the exception of wet spots. The door over the wet spot on the red trail near the spillway has disintegrated, potential need for bridge in this area, possible new scout project or combine with plan for bridge over stream. Mott farm road very wet in sections and would be difficult for vehicular traffic, discussion about adding gravel
ACTION ITEM: E Rizy to contact public works about spending ~2K for gravel on the road out of the current budget
Pond 8 Restoration: no information
Adjourn 7:35 PM.
Next Meeting: May 11, 2011 7 PM Town Hall