Independence Recreation Commission Board Minutes
Monthly Meeting November 15, 2017
1501 N. 10th
MEMBERS PRESENT: OTHERS PRESENT:
Christy Mavers Brent Julian
Ron Goins Lori Bromley
Danny Johnston Nick McBride
Tony Holmes Galen Palmer
Craig Whitehead, City
Kelly Passauer, City
Mike Borovetz, City
Ed Sykes, City
Terry Lybarger, City
Christy Mavers opened the commission meeting at 11:30 a.m.
Ron Goins moved to approve the agenda as printed. Danny Johnston seconded. Motion carried 3-0.
Ron Goins moved to approve the board minutes for the October 18, 2017 board meeting. Danny Johnston seconded. Motion carried 3-0.
Danny Johnston moved to approve the November 2017 bills and checks for payment as presented. Ron Goins seconded. Motion carried 3-0.
Tony Holmes arrived at the meeting.
Galen Palmer reported the following bank balances as of October 31, 2017: First Oak Bank – Checking: $15,288.43; First Oak Bank – Petty Cash: $500.00; and Equity Bank – Savings: $161,818.04. Ron Goins moved to approve the treasurer’s report as presented. Danny Johnston seconded. Motion carried 4-0.
Jim Butts answered any questions the board had on the maintenance report. Christy Mavers asked Jim how the winterization process is going at the soccer complex and Jim said it was completed. Christy suggested during the nicer days this fall that a lot of the dugout benches could really use some maintenance and paint.
Nick McBride answered any questions the board had on the programs report. Nick discussed the first session basketball participant numbers with the commission.
IRC Director, Brent Julian, answered any questions the board had on the director/aquatics report. Brent discussed IRC’s role in helping with the annual drive-thru flu clinic that benefits the Independence Food Bank.
Brent requested the annual holiday bonus for all full-time and permanent part-time recreational employees. Brent stated that he is requesting $300 for full-time staff and $100 for part-time staff, for a grand total of $2,000.00. Ron Goins moved to approve holiday bonuses for IRC staff members in the amount of $2,000.00. Tony Holmes seconded. Motion carried 4-0.
The board voted to go into Executive Session at 11:45 a.m. to discuss personnel for approximately five minutes. The open meeting re-convened at 11:49 a.m. Tony Holmes made a motion during the executive session and Ron Goins seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0.
TLC Yearly Program
options with TLC Grounds keeping to treat weeds etc… at the ball
fields and complete a 6-stage process for the cost of approximately
$4,000.00 per year. TLC should be able to keep the turfs
looking good on all five fields on
Brent informed the board members that IRC’s custodian slipped and fell while polishing the floors on November 11, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Brent stated the employee hit the back of her head and required an ambulance to transport her to the emergency room with the diagnosis as a possible concussion. The employee received seven staples to the back of the head as well as a CAT Scan. Brent stated that he has started the worker’s compensation process and EMC Insurance will take over from here. Brent stated that he has spoken to the employee and she is doing better and plans to return to work as soon as she is released to do so.
RBFAC Year-End Meeting
City Manager, as well as other city personnel, were present to
discuss the end of season reports from
Items from the Commission
Danny Johnston *There were no cups in the concession stand during basketball games last weekend. The concession workers probably need to be informed where the extra stock is.
Agreement for Action on Items from the Commission
No agreement for action on items.
Danny Johnston filled in as acting secretary in Tony Turner’s absence.
The meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.
Danny JohnstonActing Secretary