| Minutes of Melville Park Committe |
Date: Feb 4, 2012
Attendance: J. Emerson, E. Rizy, L. Lesinski, J. Richard, T Gray, G. Kinnunen G. Williams, J. Wesner, P. Kesson
Excused Absence: W. White
Absence: D. Sly
Minutes: From Jan meeting accepted, motion by J.Richard, 2nd G.Williams
Finance: Balance ~7.7K, group needs accurate information from invoices to be able to determine which budget line items need to be charged. We were unable to determine the total amount paid to CJ Vivieros.
Scout Projects: no update
Lab Testing for Pond 8: Pond meets residential standards. Next step is to obtain permit from DEM. Action Item: L.Lesinski to investigate the potential need for a professional engineer to complete application and possible estimates for cost of doing work.
Mott Farm Road: no progress to date, no response from Aquidneck Construction. Action Items: G. Williams to contact Aquidneck Construction again to obtain estimates to compete repairs and confirm possible timeline for work. E. Rizy to contact DOT to determine if storm drains are causing drainage problems.
2012-13 budget: preliminary budget reviewed, again work needs to be done using 2011 funds ASAP
Need for Winter Cleanup: work done around pond 9 to clear fishing areas. Action Item: G. Kinnunen to provide name to E. Rizy for contact person for community service workers.
Second Fishing Pier at Pond 1: brief discussion as potential scout project but committee decided that bridge on red trail a more immediate need.
Modifications to Pond 9 for DEM: Action Item: J.Richard to contact DEM to find out exactly what they need
Trail Status: no update
Planning for Winter Walk: Date: February 25, Flyers updated and posters for Town Hall completed: Action Items: committee approved G. Kinnunen spending $.39 per copy for flyers. J.Emerson to email flyer to Portsmouth patch. E. Rizy to confirm J.Garman participation.
Adjourn 8:12 PM. Motion J.Emerson 2nd G. Williams
Next Meeting: March 7, 2012, 7 PM Town Hall