Rec Committee Minutes 6-25-19

Recreation Committee Minutes 6-25-19



TUESDAY JUNE 25th, 2019

The Recreation Committee of the Rutland Town Select Board met at 5:10 PM on Tuesday June 25th at the Municipal Town Hall. Present was Board Member Sharon Russell, Recreation Director Mike Rowe and Administrative Assistant Bill Sweet.

  • Committee discussed some recent damage noticed at the Northwood Park dugouts for the big baseball field. It will be repaired the staff with material they already have available.
  • Discussed the feasibility of the recreation department acquiring a 1998 Ford Ranger from the Town Fire Department when they are ready to take it out of service
    1. There is an estimated $300 annual cost for insurance
    2. It has been serviced by Earls Truck Repair, Mr. Rowe would continue to bring it there
    3. The truck would be used by the Rec Director and Road Commissioner as a service vehicle
    4. It would be parked in either the Northwood Park maintenance building or the Town Highway garage.
    5. It should be available from the Fire Department in about 3 to 4 months
    6. The committee will recommend to the full board to accept the truck.
    7. There will be no cost associated with the transfer
  • Rowe reported the 5th and 6th grade baseball team is in the championships and will be playing Brandon on the 26th in Brandon
  • The trail clean-up work was very successful
  • Rowe discussed asking the town highway crew for help at the school with a project for the softball field. Their time would be paid for by the school budget and not the highway budget.
    1. The committee will recommend to the full board to allow them to do the work
  • Rowe reported pool pass sales are on par with past years
  • Rowe reported that renovations at Dewey Field are nearing completion. Some fence work and line painting is all that remains.


There being no other business the meeting adjourned at 5:30 PM

Respectfully submitted, Bill Sweet.