5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

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September 5, 2017 Parks Board Minutes

Parks & Recreation Board Minutes

September 5, 2017

Call to order -

Dana Coffman - Chairman, called meeting to order at 6:02pm


Cody Gambill – Co-Chairman Troy Dunn – Board Member Cheri Crum – Board Member

Don Cooper – Board Member Penny Clowers – Board Member Don LeMaster – Board Member


Christi Pruitt – Staff



Harold Fowler – Board Member



Mr Rex Phelps – Asst City Mgr

Ms Heather Rawson – Admin Asst Gary Nunn

Bob Watkins – Council Member Ricky Brown – Council Member


Action Items –

Approve minutes for the August 1, 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 – Still being worked on – will give update at next meeting

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

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

    American Legion raised $13,000

  • Adult Softball – Starting in September

  • 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 – City Council re-Appointed 2 positions; Board elected to keep everyone at the same chair positions (Dana – Chair, Cody – Vice Chair, Cheri – Secretary, Penny – Treasurer); Ms Clowers second, Mr LeMaster second; All approved

  • Soccer to begin in September

  • Halloween Bash - October 28 – 2pm till 5pm at Rec Center

Park Assignments/Status -

  • Birdville Trail~(LeMaster)~ Checking on bathroom situation

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

  • Buffalo Ridge~(Crum)~ 5720 Parkwood ~ Swing area needs ‘filler’

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

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

  • North Park~(Coffman & Dunn)~Basketball court painting on hold

  • Parrish Road~(Cooper)~No issues

  • Pecan~(Clowers)~ No issues

  • Revere~(Dunn)~ Need Trash Cans – trash issues

  • Sandy Oaks~(Cooper)~No issues

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


    • 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

    • Water Parks – Whites Branch/Broadway – will need to be “painted” every year

Next Parks Board Meeting will be October 3, 2017 –

Reschedule till October 10 October 3 is Texas Night Out


Ms Clowers motioned to adjourn, Mr LeMaster 2nd Chairman Coffman adjourned the meeting at 7:00

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