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Dec. 4 , 2017 Meeting 33A Summer Street No minutes available. No agendas available.
Town of Kingston
Recreation Commission Meeting
Monday Dec. 4, 2017
6:00 PM
Reed Community Building
33 A Summer Street
Kingston, MA  02364
 
The Recreation Commission held its regular scheduled meeting on Monday Dec. 4, 2017, at the Reed Community Building, 33A Summer St., and Kingston, MA  02364.
Melissa Bateman, called meeting to order at 6:00 PM
 
Members Present: Melissa Bateman, Kathy LaNatra, and Andy Davis
Not Present: Laurie Graziano, Brian Whidden
Also Present:   Susan Woodworth, Debbie Doherty
Public Attendance: None
Motion
Motion made by Melissa Bateman, second by Kathy LaNatra , to approve the Nov. meeting minutes.
Discussion
None
Motion passed by unanimous voice vote.
 
Open Forum
None
 
Debbie reviewed the winter programs, the luminary updates, and the Kingston Community Fun programs.  Susan discussed the upcoming Joy of Music, winter concert to be held December, 14.
 
Susan stated that the benches have been ordered for the basketball courts.
 
Susan updated the commission on the status of the Adams center.  Susan updated the commission on the work in progress for the facility department.  New hire Nick Derelict has started.
 
Susan reviewed the annual report.
 
Commission discussed the areas of responsibility for the commissioners.
Susan stated that Brad is looking into more recycling programs in the spring.
 
Susan looking into possible grants to purchase a new stage curtain.
 
Susan updated Commission on the status of the union contracts.  Nick Defelice is now in the Union as a Jr. custodian , and Debbie Doherty is now in the Union as well.
 
Susan stated that she had met with two people about the possibility of being a support/resource  person for the summer program.
 
Susan discussed the tree at the top of the hill at the Reed, possibly being lighted year round.
 
Susan discussed the KYSO updates.  The irrigation has been winterized and Joe is finalizing over at Opachinski this week. 
 
Brad is working on the Opachinski complex directory sign design.
 
Susan asked the commission about the security at the complex.  Melissa Bateman stated that we definitely need to put in some type of security, camera, video record, or some type.  Susan will look into with Brad and the police chief for both Opachinski and Gray’s beach.
Susan updated the Commission on the status of the tree falling on roof at Camp Nekon cabin.  The claim was turned into insurance, damage estimated at aprox.   $4000.00.
 
Susan asks for agenda items for next meeting. 
 
Next Meeting date is Monday January 8, 2017, at 6:00 PM.
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Motion
Motion made by Kathy LaNatra, second by Andy Davis, to adjourn the Dec. 4, 2017 meeting, at 7:10 PM 
Kingston Recreation Commission meeting held at 33A Summer Street, Kingston, MA  02364. 
 
Discussion
None
Motion passed by unanimous vote
 

February 6, 2017 Meeting Minutes Recreation Dept. Office No minutes available. No agendas available.
Town of Kingston
Recreation Commission Meeting
Monday February 6, 2017
7:00 PM
Reed Community Building
33 A Summer Street
Kingston, MA  02364
 
The Recreation Commission held its regular scheduled meeting on Monday February 6, 2017, at the Reed Community Building, 33A Summer St., and Kingston, MA  02364.
Melissa Bateman, called meeting to order at 7:00 PM
 
Members Present: Brian Whidden Andy Davis, Melissa Bateman
Not Present: Noelle Ballinger, Kathy LaNatra
Also Present:   Susan Woodworth, Debbie Doherty
Public Attendance: None
 
Open Forum
None
Debbie discussed current programs and the upcoming programs for the spring.
 
Susan asks Brian about KYSO updates.
 
Commission discussed netting and backstop structure at top.
 
Motion
Brian Whidden made a motion, second by Andy Davis, to replace upper fencing of backstop B5, and add addition of  a safety netting system.
Discussion
None
Motion passed by unanimous voice vote.
 
KYSO is hosting a volunteer appreciation night at Opachinski.
Susan will be attending the KYSO meeting to go over the rules and regulations.
 
Susan discussed the vandalism that happened at the concession stand at Opachinski.
The Commission discussed maybe purchasing cameras.  Susan will look into it.
 
Susan stated no update on the FY17 CPC/Capital Planning project.
 
Susan stated to Commission that the floors will be redone during April vacation, at the Reed Community building.
 
Susan discussed the building walk thru with Commissioners.
 
Susan stated that she had looked into the possibility of an ice skating rink, and found out it is not good for the grass on the fields. 
 
Susan updated Commission on the status of the Gray’s beach park project.  Susan stated most likely not on this town meeting but possibly in the fall.  Susan stated she is working on two grants to possibly help with the project.
 
CPC updates- No new info, they still want additional information.
 
Susan updated Commission on status of property management team.
Brad is working with the project labor, sheriff’s department, to clean up and paint wrought iron railings at the top of the Reed parking lot.
 
Susan discussed the MRPA meeting and the topic of Christian’s law, (water safety, and wearing life jackets).
Susan stated that the department head meeting updates were as follows:
New HR person hired, Tina Bette, and Classification study is being finalized.
 
Susan stated that she is working on winter/spring project list with Joe.
 
Susan stated the movie night is all set.
 
Susan stated that she is collaborating with the COA, library, and Adams to run some events known as Kingston Community Fun.
 
Susan asks for agenda items for next meeting.   Commission stated that a plan needs to put in motion to move the Gazebo from the COA, to the location of Opachinski.
 
Next Meeting date is Monday March 6, 2017, at 7:00 PM.
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Motion
Motion made by Andy Davis, second by Brian Whidden, to adjourn the February 6, 2017 meeting, at 8:05 PM 
Kingston Recreation Commission meeting held at 33A Summer Street, Kingston, MA  02364. 
 
Discussion
None
Motion passed by unanimous vote

January 9, 2017 Recreation Commission Meeting Reed Community Building; Recreation Department Office No minutes available. View

Monthly Recreation Commission Meeting Reed Community Building; Recreation Department Office No minutes available. No agendas available.
The next Recreation Commission Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Reed Community Building; Recreation Department Office.