Park, Facilities, and Beautification Committee
February 4, 2008
Minutes are in Bold
Present Ed Gray, Joe Hudson, Linda Siegel, Chief Pitts, Joe Sciangula, Mayor Spremulli, and Wendy Gillund
Presentation by Chief Pitts and Joe Sciangula
Pictures of trees on
Chief and Joe present:
Chief and Joe say this is a safety issue and should be done. The work should be done soon during a slow time for the tree company. Two tree service estimates for
Roy Williams estimate is $800 and Craig and Bruce was $950.
Are the trees on resident’s property? How far back is the right of way? – 30 feet from center line. What is considered hazardous? Should we trim live branches? Chief will contact Liz, park manager, to trim tree on park side of
Home owner notification – checked by law director
Policy vs. Ordinance – An ordinance should be drawn by law director, or add to policy on leaf/branch pick up . Group has determined to proceed with a policy
Shared sample ordinances from other communities.
Streets and right of way
Trimming only apparent over hanging street
Ok to trim with approval.
In right of way vs on property
Removal of dead tree and stump - not unless homeowner agrees.
A draft will be submitted at the next Council meeting.
$675 by Craig and Bruce to cut down tree in
All members are in favor of proceeding
I spoke with Theresa Repicky and she was in favor of including a member from the Garden Club, to be appointed by the Mayor, as a member of the Parks, Facility, and Beautification Committee.
We welcome Linda Siegel. She was appointed to Parks committee by the Mayor
Can we use advertisers to offset costs?
Replace floor and carpet in Police Department. Recommend to Council estimate from “Life Style Floors” at $6,706.00.
Other suggestions made by the Mayor are:
Create a closet in the Village hallway.
Service department paint front of Village Hall.
Back burner items:
Easter Egg Hunt – Carm has been in charge and may want to continue.
Plaque for Wayne – Linda requested a Pavilion ceremony. Possibly combine with concert in park when the weather turns nice.
- Spring and Village Hall grounds
- Park Rules / Use of pavilion
- Historical Society
- Park restroom facilities
- Park sign
Meeting ended at 8:51pm
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