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Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting September 26, 2023

Sep 26 2023

5:30 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:00PM

Holyoke Parks & Recreation – Commission Meeting

Tuesday, September 26, 2023  –  5:30 pm

City Hall 536 Dwight Street Holyoke – Parks and Recreations Office, Room 14

Agenda

  • Call to Order
  • Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from July 19, 2023
  • City Council Orders 
    • Introduced by Councilor Israel_Rivera, Kevin A. Jordain
      • Ordered, that parks and rec explore what it would cost to add a picnic area adjacent to Pouliot pool. In city council, August 1, 2023. Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks and Rec. Please have a response by September 5th CC meeting.
    • Introduced by Councilor Israel_Rivera
      • Ordered, that parks and rec explore costs to adding more shad providers to protect visitors from the sun at Pouliot pool. Currently many families huddle under the few ones that are provided. In city council, August 1, 2023. Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks and Rec. Please have a response by September 5th CC meeting.
    • Introduced by Councilor Israel_Rivera,
      • Ordered, that parks and rec and the Mayor’s office prioritize repairs/improvements to the following splash pads in the next round of CDBG, or CPA funding cycles. In city council, August 1, 2023. Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks and Rec.
    • Introduced by Councilor Israel_Rivera
      • Ordered, that parks and rec seek funding to install a fish net at Myriam Miranda basketball court to deter basketballs falling into the neighbor’s yard, as promised to the neighbor during the community engagement process undertaken to remodel the court. In city council, August 1, 2023. Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks and Rec. Please have a response by September 5th CC meeting.
    • Introduced by Councilor Todd A. McGee
      • Ordered, that a light be installed over the new playground at Kennedy field/park. Currently, there is on the older playground but not the newly installed one. parks and rec explore what it would cost to add a picnic area adjacent to Pouliot pool. In city council, August 1, 2023. Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks and Rec.
    • Introduced by Councilor Kevin A. Jourdain
      • Ordered, Parks Department please install a motion sensor system and/or improved camera system and/or improved security plan at the Pouliot Pool for use when the pool is in season. After hours security needs to be dramatically improved. Please let City Council and Mayor know if funding is required. September 5, 2023. Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks. Copy to Mayor and Public Safety.
  • Old Business
    • Miracle League of Western Mass Playground
    • Roberts Field / Track
    • ARPA Funding
    • Myriam Miranda Court
  • New Business
    • Girls Inc
    • Community Field
  • Events
    • Myriam Miranda Stop the Violence Tournament 8/12
    • Back to school event – McNally 8/19
    • Hydra Cross Bike Race – Pulaski 9/3
    • Paper City Regatta 9/23
    • Harper’s Haven fall bash 10/13
    • City Hall Trick or Treat
  • Adjourn

 

Addendum:

The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Parks & Recreation Commissioners which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

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Room 14
Monday - Friday:
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