Parks & Recreation Commission - Minutes Thursday, December 05, 2019
Call To Order: Chair Westberg called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 SE 24th St., Mercer Island, WA 98040.
Roll Call: Commissioners Rory Westberg, Sara Berkenwald, Don Cohen, Lyn Gualtieri, Amy Richter, and Jodi McCarthy were present.
Mayor Bertlin was present.
Staff present: Ryan Daly, Parks and Recreation Interim Director Tammy Bodmer, Senior Administrative Assistant Alaine Sommargren, Parks Maintenance Manager Kim Frappier, Natural Resources Specialist Andrew Prince, Trails and Urban Forestry Specialist Sarah Bluvas, Arts and Culture Coordinator
Minutes Minutes from 11/7/19 meeting were presented. Commissioner McCarthy motioned to accept the minutes and Commissioner Cohen seconded the motion. Motion passed 6-0.
Appearances: No appearances.
1. Director’s ReportDaly gave the director’s report. PowerPoint is attached to agenda packet.
2. ADMP UpdateDaly reported that City Council adopted the Aubrey Davis Master Plan
3. Parks & Open Space Operations
Sommargren, Frappier and Prince presented on duties preformed in Natural Resources. PowerPoint is attached to agenda packet.
4. PROS Plan Survey
Commissioners and staff reviewed comments and suggestions that Commissioners submitted regarding the upcoming PROS Plan Survey that will be sent out to the community.
At 8:42 pm Chair Westberg called for a motion to extend the meeting if needed. Commissioner McCarthy motioned to extend the meeting to 9:00 pm in order to finish the survey discussion. Commissioner Richter seconded the motion. Motion passed 5-0.
Discussion continued regarding changes to the survey.
5, 2020 Draft Meeting Schedule was shared with Commissioners and will be posted to website.
Next Meeting The next meeting is scheduled as a joint meeting with the Arts Council at their regularly scheduled meeting for Wednesday, January 8th, at 6:30 pm, at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center.