Brooklyn Parks and Recreation
September 11, 2017
Commission members present: Mike Gaudreau, Harry Adams, Steve Danna, David Wilterdink, Cliff Soucy, Kim Conroy
Absent: Mae Lyons Chris Toney, and Scott Allen
Also present: Bucky Lohbusch
- Approval of regular meeting minutes from July 10,2017
1st Harry Adams 2nd Steve Danna All in Favor
- Approval of monthly budget reports
1st Harry Adams 2nd Cliff Soucy All in Favor
- Fall/ Winter Brochure
Received positive feedback on the brochure, the next brochure comes out in January.
- 2017 Sumer Camp Review
24 camperships were given out, totaling 10,115.00
The commission recommended a review of policies and legal obligations for summer camp sign-ups, within the ADA guidelines.
- Fall Concerts at Riverside/car cruise
There will be a concert on September 17th; the park will be open at 4:00pm and the concert will begin at 5:00pm. The concert on September 10th was successful with 53 attendees.
There will be a bike rodeo September 24th from 12:00-1:30 at Walmart during the car cruise. Free helmets and giveaways for the kids.
- Spooky Nights
The wagon rides will continue. There will be a friendly house added this year and more wagon drive- bys.
Killingly drama club is participation. There is still a need for volunteers.
- Program Update
The Before and After School programs waiting list has begun.
There are 30 students in the Before School, and 49 students in the After school program.
The teen center has 17 students, Bucky was informed the bus that transports the students to the teen program is full and the school will not allow any more students on the bus. This ties the hands of the Rec department to accept any more students at the center.
Bus trip to NY is sold out
There are thirteen seats left for the Big E
Boston Bruins tickets are available for February 10th
- Other Business
Since the state budget has not passed, there is a potential for position cuts throughout the town.
The next meeting will be October 11,2017
- Public time: None
Motion made: 1st Harry Adams 2nd Steve Danna All in Favor
Respectfully submitted: Chris Boyle