5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

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August 1, 2017 Parks Board Minutes

Minutes from August 1, 2017

Call to order -

Dana Coffman - Chairman, called meeting to order at 6:07pm

Present:

Cody Gambill – Co-Chairman Harold Fowler – Board Member

Penny Clowers – Board Member

 

Cheri Crum – Board Member

Don LeMaster – Board Member

 

Christi Pruitt – Staff

Ricky Brown – Council Member

 

Absent:

Don Cooper – Board Member Troy Dunn – Board Member

 

Action Items –

Approve minutes for the May 2 and June 27, 2017 meetings Ms Clowers motioned, Ms Crum second – approved by all

Discussion/Presentation Items –

Staff Report from Ms Pruitt:

  • Budget – Ms Pruitt passed out City Council Park/Rec Budget

  • Donation box – Tabled till next meeting

  • Master Plan for Park/Rec – Tabled till next meeting/Mr LeMaster motioned - Mr Gambill second, All approved

  • Veterans Memorial Site – Haltom Park – Est completion Nov 11

    Fund Raiser at American Legion Aug 26

  • Heath Fair – Record amount of Children, new items offered, survey done Possible location change and grouping with others

  • City Council looking into purchasing the NEO field in the North Park

  • Pee Wee Football – Starting; Parks completed needs that they had

  • Boxing Tournaments being discussed for April 2018

  • Election of Officers – Tabled till Further notice/Mr LeMaster motioned – Mr Fowler second; All approved

Park Assignments/Status -

  • Birdville Trail~(LeMaster)~ Checking on cameras for bathrooms

  • Broadway~(Coffman)~ 4839 Broadway Ave ~ No issues

  • Buffalo Ridge~(Crum)~ 5720 Parkwood ~ Swing area needs ‘filler’; asked for other items

  • Haltom Road~(Gambill)~ 3113 Haltom Rd ~Awning is damaged

  • Little Fossil~(Fowler)~ 4412 Hadley St ~ Ducks getting hurt

  • North Park~(Coffman & Dunn)~New fence around Haltom’s softball field

  • Parrish Road~(Cooper)~Not present

  • Pecan~(Clowers)~ No issues

  • Revere~(Dunn)~ Not present

  • Sandy Oaks~(Cooper)~No issues

  • Whites Branch~( )~ 5290 Western Ctr ~ No issues

    Requests/Recommendations/Events

    • Send drone over new trail connection – Whites Branch with Buffalo Ridge

    • Signage near trailer park at White Creek Lane – No Motorized Vehicles

    • Cameras needed in west parking lot at Little Fossil – graffiti in area/several fender benders

    • Trash Bash – September 30

Next Parks Board Meeting will be September 5, 2017

Adjournment:

Mr Flower motioned to adjourn, Mr LeMaster 2nd Chairman Coffman adjourned the meeting at 7:35