Parks and Recreation board, Nov. 8, 2012

PARKS[INCOMPLETE NOTES] The Homewood Parks and Recreation board met at 5:30 p.m. in Room 100, Community Center, for its regular monthly meeting. The board discussed the status of several projects, passed a resolution to purchase a 15-seat van and a truck for $52,500 combined; and voted to award the construction management contract for the new recreation center to B. L. Harbert.  Voting was unanimous on all measures. Also of note:

  • Friday Night Flicks has been canceled for the following summer.
  • Ribbon cutting for the Patriot Park is set for Friday, Nov. 16.  (Phase II is complete except for two pavilions and benches, to be added in January.)
  • The Woodland Park bathroom will be removed.
  • Youth baseball recorded 450 participants @ $50 per person=$7,000 income, a 6 % increase over last season.


Members present:  Chairman Chris Mason,  Tom Walker, Thomas Blake, Facilities Chairman Don Little, Tim Baggett. Also present was City Council liaison Rich Laws.

Absent:  Becky Morton (Ward 1), Vice Chairman Chris Meeks, Paula Smalley, and Keith Stansell (Ward 5).

Staff present:  Parks Director Berkley Squires.

Audience attendance: 6

Approved Minutes of October 2012 meeting.

Approved: Recreation Center construction management awarded to BL Harbert, pending council-approved warrant issue. Mason will sign Harbert contract.


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