TOWN OF OREGON PARK COMMITTEE
Tuesday, October 12, 2015 @ 6:36pm
Present: Steve Root, Robert Johnson, Josh Nordstrom and Jeff Nelson
Absent: Al Miller
The meeting was called to order.
The minutes from the previous meeting were approved as written.
The Town Park sign and dog signs have arrived. Steve will help install the signs with the public works employees.
Dave Frankson has contacted Josh about doing trail maintenance at the Town Park. The town will provide the mulch. The town park walking entrance sign will be designed early this winter.
The new bobcat has arrived. Abel is willing to give a demonstration of the swing mower. The park fund is paying for half of the cost of the bobcat and the entire cost of the swing mower. The cost is split between the general park account and the Bi-Centennial account.
Steve presented the park expenses from January 1, 2015 to September 30, 2015. The largest expense was a $10,000 contribution for the bike trail. There was discussion about the park expenses.
The Friends of Anderson Park are planning a 2-acre prairie restoration next year. The annual bonfire will be held on Saturday, October 24 around 6:00 p.m. Steve will continue to promote the need for a dog park.
The next park committee meeting will be held on November 9, 2015 at 6:30pm.
Josh moved to adjourn and Bob seconded the motion. Motion carried.