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Event takes place on April 09, 2014 at 5:15 PM
536 Dwight Street Holyoke, MA


Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

April 9, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Parks & Recreation Office, City Hall


 1.  Call to Order

2. Acceptance of Minutes

Commission Meeting held on February 4, 2104.

3. New Business:

  • Holyoke Youth Baseball League, proposed renovations at the 75’ Diamond at Springdale Park
  • Proposal received to dedicate the 60’ softball diamond at McNally Field in honor of Ruben Urbina
  • Holyoke Blue Sox, update & introduction
  • Commissioner Murphy, discussion regarding after school programs
  • Commissioner Murphy, renovation of baseball mounds

 4.  Correspondence Received:

  •  City of Holyoke and Holyoke Public Schools Joint Use Agreement. Final Copy
  •  Sarah LaRose, Project Engineer, HG &E, will be conducting exploratory borings in the CT River.
  •  Thank you card from T. Leichsenring, Dog Show.
  •  Hunter Golden, General Manager, Blue Sox. (Under new business)
  •  David Martins, Chief Procurement Officer, Request for Proposal # 826.
  • Holyoke Historical Commission, notice of Public Hearing for Polish Heritage Historic District, March 30, 2014.

 5. City Council Orders Received:


 6. Budget

  •  Received from Brian Smith, City Auditor: February& March 2014, Appropriations Budget Reports
  •  Received, Special Funds Revenues, Expenditures and Fund Balance, March 2014
  •  Revolving Funds, Annual Re-authorizations, February 2014

7.  Old Business

  •  Holyoke Blue Sox, update & introduction. (Old Bleachers)
  •  Avery Field Update
  •  Roberts Field, Mackenzie Field proposal update
  •  Community Field Special Fund, update
  •  Holyoke Rows submitted required documents, per contractual obligations for 2013.
  •  Common Backyards Grant, status update
  •  PAQ, comments from the Commissioners regarding the position of Director, Parks & Recreation
  •  Other Business

 8.  Next Meeting Date

9.  Adjournment


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