Change Summary

On May 13, 2022 6:07 PM EDT Ann Proto changed a meeting of Recreation Commission as follows:

So that the meeting notice now reads:

Information for Meeting of Recreation Commission
Monday May 16, 2022 7:30 PM EDT

Town:Norfolk, MA 
Board:Recreation Commission
Time:Monday May 16, 2022 7:30 PM EDT
Location:Zoom Meeting - Remote Access
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4462804987
Agenda:
Town of Norfolk
Recreation Commission Meeting
This meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 16, 7:30 PM-Zoom Virtual Meeting

In accordance with the Governor’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G. L. c. 30A, § 20, relating to the 2020 novel Coronavirus outbreak emergency, the May 16, 2022 at 7:30 PM public meeting of the Norfolk Recreation Commission shall be physically closed to the public to avoid group congregation.

Alternative public access to this meeting shall be utilizing the Zoom virtual meeting software https://zoom.us for remote access. This application will allow users to view the meeting and send a comment or question to the Chair via the Chat function. Submitted text comments/questions may be read into the record at the appropriate points in the meeting if they are in line with the Town’s Public Comment Policy. The Meeting will be recorded for future rebroadcast by Norfolk Community Television. For more information on getting connected and using the video conference features, please visit http://www.norfolk.ma.us/assets/files/news/resident-zoom-guide.pdf

Topic: Recreation Commission May 16, 2022
Time: May 16, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 446 280 4987



ADMINISTRATIVE:
-Roll Call
-Thank you to former Commissioners, Liza 
 Carreiro and Charlie Iacono
-Welcome to new commissioners Jill 
 Hindley Lawrence and Rob Taglienti
-Citizen’s Speak
-Approve January 11th Minutes
-Appointment of Chair/Clerk/CPC 
 Representative
-Signature paper for Accounting
-Select Board Policies
-Getting Program Coordinator position 
 approved
-Parade Committee donation
-Dog Policy – school has policy now 
 (neighbor: Martin)

EVENTS:
-Community Day
-Sponsorship range $250-$1000
-Touch a Truck
-Balloon animals, Air tattoos
-Movie Night- End of summer 
 celebration?? August 28
-pair movie with a little kids’ concert, 
 food trucks, movie

PROJECTS: Non-CPC
-Little Kids Playground Quote for Pond 
 Street
-State budget Shade grant request
-Gazebo Repairs
-Community Garden- well
-Future: Pickleball with ARFA money!
-Wastewater Treatment Plant status
-Town Hill/Rockwood Road Fertilization

PROJECTS: CPC
-Pare contract signed for Pond Street
-Drone Flight -Composite Picture by Andy 
 Bakinowski at Pond Street
   $1000 Software
-Well at FK; Jim O’Neil from Island 
 Lighting and Power
-Seekonk Street Land

FIELDS:
-Spring Allocation-complete
-New groups: Sparhawks, Patriot Flag 
 Football
-Summer Allocation- set date
-New request from Anthony Cappuccino
-Use of AED’s/Bleed kits
-Yearly Field Fertilization/Applications 
 Costs: $68K
-Breakdown: Materials: $35K, 
 Application: $14K, Aeration: $9.5K, 
 Seed: $6K
          Irrigation: $4K
-Does not include bases, fences, field 
 or irrigation repairs, Portable toilets 
 User Fees: considerations for future 
-Number of times player uses a field: a 
 player plays 1-2 X a week and pays the   
 same as a player playing 4-6 times a 
 week
Baseball:
-Lights at Pond Street Little League 
 field
-Musco Equipment - 25-year financing 
 available includes installation & 
 equipment
-Island Lighting
-Boxes for fields -Baseball has asked us 
 to purchase $700 each
-Work on fields: STS: AAA work, Edging 
 contract: $4500, Materials: $1400
-Jeff Boyle lent us an edger. We have 
 one on order.
-50/70 field option to FK Babe Ruth 
 field was requested by Norfolk 
 Baseball. This configuration isn’t 
 possible. 50/70 field is only 
 compatible with Little League field.
-Sponsorship
Softball;
-Tournaments-fees
-Bases Purchased
Soccer:
-Aeration/seeding 
-Donating unused soccer balls left 
 behind in soccer shed

PROGRAMMING:
Summer: 
-Changes to the Outdoor Program
-9-3pm from 9-pm
-5 days with field trips on Fridays
-Now taking Entering K-2, entering 4-6 
 and Middle School 
-Leader in Training Program entering 
 9th/10th grade
-Using 2 sites: Pond Street, Freeman 
 Kennedy School
-Addition of Inclusion Counselor
-Overall Spring and Summer Enrollment to 
 date:
-Spring: 750 registrations, $53K
-Summer: 1600 registration, $195K
Fall: 
-Before School classes?: Lego, 
 Engineering Deconstruction
-Flag Football: NFL Program, Charlie 
 Iacono and Josh Walther Commissioners

END OF FY22 YEAR PROGRAM ACCOUNTING
Scheduled By:Kathy O'Brien
Posted At:May 05, 2022 3:57 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 13, 2022 6:07 PM EDT