December 3, 1028 Meeting Minutes

STILLWATER TOWNSHIP RECREATION COMMISSION

12/03/2018

The regular meeting of the Stillwater Township Recreation Commission was held on December 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Stillwater Municipal Building, Stillwater, NJ. The meeting was called to order by Commission Chairman David Manser with the statement read that this meeting is in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Statement and the flag salute.

Members Present: Mrs. Connelly, Mrs. Delaney, Ms. Hess, Mr. Sylvester, Mr. Manser

Members Absent/Excused:

Members Suspended: Mr. Ashley, Ms. Richardson

MINUTES

Motion by Mrs. Delaney, seconded by Mr. Manser, that the minutes from the regular meeting of November 7, 2018 be approved. Motion carried with 2 abstentions – Mrs. Connelly and Mr. Sylvester.

Motion by Mrs. Delaney, seconded by Mr. Manser, that the minutes from the Exec. session of Nov. 7, 2018, be approved. Motion carried with 2 abstentions – Mrs. Connelly and Mr. Sylvester.

BILLS

The following bills were presented – None

CORRESPONDENCE

A letter to the sheriff requesting SLAP for the construction of the new bleachers and tear down of old.

OPEN PUBLIC SESSION 7:04 pm

none

AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA

None

SUB COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Decorating Contests – Mrs. Delaney has the Holiday Decorating form on our Facebook page and it’s on the town website. The deadline is Wed. 12/19.
  2. Tree Lighting – Fri. Dec. 7 at the Stillwater School. The DPW is taking care of the lights. Mrs. Delaney has the tree lighting on our Facebook page. Mrs. Connelly is working with Mrs. Tosti and Mrs. Gardner on the evening at the school. There will be Santa brought in with the Firetrucks; photos with Santa; gift bags given by Santa. Miss Stillwater and Little Mr. Stillwater will be in attendance. Little Miss will be away. Ms. Hess will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. The school is coordinating a Christmas Carol sing-a-long. There will be coffee, tea, hot cocoa and cookies, etc. Mrs. Connelly will take care of this. Mrs. Tosti is coordinating an ornament decorating session and the night of the tree lighting, the kids will put their ornaments on the tree.
  3. Field Use/Maintenance – punch list items. Mr. Manser mentioned that SWAP was here and cut back at Veteran’s Park – the paths, blew leaves, etc. and that they will be back. He also said they (probably SLAP) will be here to work on the bleachers. (SWAP and SLAP are 2 different programs through the Sheriff’s office).

OLD BUSINESS

1. Field Use – none

 

NEW BUSINESS

None

OPEN PUBLIC SESSION 7:28 pm

none

COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS

Ms. Hess reported that the candy canes for the school have been purchased and dropped off at the school. Also, she congratulated the commission on a great year and everyone worked so well together. Also, she has submitted the budget to the Twp. for approval. She hopes that we will be able to move ahead next year on the playground.

Mrs. Delaney mentioned that she and Mrs. Connelly fixed the issue they were having with the Facebook page. Apparently they were blocked but now all is good. It’s working well and very informative.

Mrs. Connelly congratulated Mr. Scott and Mr. Morrison on their re-elction to the Town Council.

Mr. Manser said he was very pleased and it was nice to see things moving ahead.

Reminder that the Township reorganization meeting will be Jan. 2 and ours will be January 7, 2019

LIAISON REPORT

Mr. Scott informed us that the lights are up for the tree lighting and that the town hall has been decorated. He thanked all of us for a wonderful year. The new people will be sworn in the first of the year. He will talk to Josh about the star on the tree at Swartswood bldg. He’s hoping to be our liaison again next year. We have a great working commission and he’s pleased to see things moving along. He’s also happy that Mrs. Tosti and Mrs. Gardner are so enthusiastic and willing to help. He thanked all of us for our volunteerism and our time.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

None needed

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, motion by Mrs. Delaney, second by Mr. Manser to adjourn the meeting at 7:52. Motion carried.

Respectfully Submitted,

Michele Hess

Secretary

 

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