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Event takes place on October 25, 2018 at 6:15 PM
Parks & Recreation Office

Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

October 25, 2018 – 6:15 PM

Parks & Recreation Main Office



  1. Call to Order


  1. Acceptance of minutes from the September 27, 2018 Commission Meeting


  1. Correspondence Received:
  • Alicia Zoeller, Administrator, Office of Community Development, Notice of Availability of FY 2019 Community Development Block Grant Proposal Applications. Applications are due by Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
  • Alicia Zoeller, Administrator Office of Community Development, HUD has accepted her proposed methodology for determining CDBG eligibility of the proposed EN White Playground.
  • Holyoke Conservation Commission, Notice to Abutters: Mt. Tom Solar, LLC, request filed for Amended Order of Conditions with the Conservation Commission.


  1. City Council Orders Received:



  1. Budget Status for Fiscal Year 2019


  1. New Business
  • Request received from Diosdado Lopez to hold the 32nd Annual Hispanic Family Festival at Springdale Park, May 30th – June 2,
  • Roberts Field Sports Complex: Selected to host MIAA Football, MIAA Soccer and MIAA Field Hockey
  • Yearly Maintenance Contract for ice path at Community Field
  • Other Business


  1. Old Business
  • Tennis Courts Update
  • Pouliot Pool – Letter from Superintendent McManus, Robert Peirent and Teresa Shepard was submitted to the City Council, dated September 28, 2018, for additional funding.
  • New Scoreboard at MacKenzie Field has been installed. 10/20/18 Re-sodding of MacKenzie Field
  • Valley Arena, Ely Park (Basketball Court) & Pulaski Park, (Adult Fitness Equipment) going out to bid in the Fall 2018.
  • Medal of Honor Memorial Dedication was held October 3, 2018 at Veterans Park.
  • Update on Dean 60’ Diamond & Crosier Field 60’ Diamond


  1. Recreation Report
  • Suburban Basketball – Try out dates
  • Adult Basketball Program at Holyoke High School
  • After School Program at Sullivan School cancelled – gymnasium not available
  • 10/20 Pawtastic Costume Party, Community Field
  • 10/25 Fire Department Halloween Party
  • 10/27, Parks & Recreation Halloween Party
  • 12/1 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and 2nd Annual Parade of Lights
  • 12/15 Cookies & Milk with Santa
  • Skating at Community Field –Weather Dependent
  • 12/31 First Night Junior, Support


  1. New Hires/Seasonal, Part-Time Staff



  1. Adjourn


  1. Next Meeting Date

          Thursday, November 29, 2018


  1. Adjournment

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