January 2, 2019 Minutes

January 2nd, 2019 Minutes

Granger Parks and Rec Board Meeting, Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019


  1. General Agenda Items:

Call to Order: Jeri Wendzel called to order at 7:05p.m.

Roll Call: Present – Jeri Wendzel, Jennifer Kopp, Ryan Castro, and Erik Smith

Members of Public – Jennifer Harned (Parks and Rec Director), Brad Feick

Approval of the Agenda – Erik Motions, Jenn seconds; all ayes

Approval of November 7th, 2018 Minutes: Jenn motions, Erik seconds


Public Forum-

  1. Erik Evans from Peak Performance
    1. Peak Performance is interested in creating a sports complex as to match the growth of the community.
      1. There would be a full turf baseball field on the outstide. There will also be a track outside that could be utilized
      2. There would also be an enclosed turf field as well as an indoor walking track encircling the field.
      3. An ACT prep center will be located in this building to support the whole of the student.
    2. Ran through 501(c)(3)
    3. How could Parks and Rec benefit from a sports complex?
      1. It would be open to being utilized by all of the community.
      2. We could use it for some of our classes.
    4. Hoping to have the field functional by June 1st, 2019 and the whole building by Fall of 2019.
    5. The non-profit part [the 501(c)(3) part] will all be for public use as they want to give back to the community.
      1. The for-profit businesses will just be renting space
  1. Board Discussion Items
  2. Director Report


  1. The Bathrooms at Centennial Park:
  • Brad completed the bathrooms last week.
  1. Painting at Community Center:
  • Painting will begin next week

III. Flooring Bids:

  • Flooring will begin likely the beginning of February
  1. Budget and capital Improvement
  • Flooring bid for phase II is $12,000
  1. Kindergarten Basketballl, Adult Volleyball and Rounded Minds Tumbling:
  • All begin this month
  1. CCRA/Parks: Currently, out of our 2018/2019 fiscal budget, Parks is 48% spent, and the Community Center is 24% spent.
  2. Grants Update: None.


III. Board Action:

  • Erik nominates Jenn for Secretary, Jeri seconds; all ayes.
  • Jenn nominates Jeri for Chair, Erik seconds; all ayes.
  • Jeri nominates Carla for Vice Chair, Jenn Seconds; all ayes.


  1. Old Business: None.


  1. New Business: Next meeting will be Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7 PM.


VI Adjournment: All Ayes to Adjourn

Erik motions, Jenn seconds, meeting adjourned at 7:45 PM


Submitted by Jennifer Kopp, Secretary