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Parks and Recreation
Commission & the Parks & Recreation Master Plan Citizen Organizing
Team (COT) Minutes of the Joint Meeting
June 16, 2011 - 5:45 p.m.
Azer, Diedrick, Etten, M. Holt, Pederson, Ristow Simbeck
Doneen and D. Holt contacted staff ahead of time
Brokke, Anfang, Evenson
Bill Farmer, Jim Stark, Jake Jacobsen
Ron Vine via conference call
GROUP ORIENTATION TO THE EVENING
Chair Etten introduced everyone
and explained the conference call protocol.
VISION SURVEY DISCUSSION via
conference call with Ron Vine
Mr. Vine listed the following as
an overview of the survey findings.
good job has been done concentrating on the right projects.
decisions will need to be made on the dollar amount recommended to be spent on
the first round of projects.
showed consistency of priority areas.
are of key importance.
indicates a bond referendum can be passed at the right dollar amount for the
Based on his experiences, the
survey responses show that $8-$10/month is the right amount for a referendum at
this time. Numbers indicate that a vote would more than likely pass in the low
50 percentile (as high as 55%) with the potential to lose at 48%.
Significant messages recognized by
in Roseville have high expectation and this can play to the advantages of a
high ratings of parks and facilities indicate Roseville has done a good job
with the funds allocated and have a high degree of trust in the parks and
reports that 80% would use a community center.
message includes “do something important” with funding.
should act as a tool for the decision makers to make the decision.
Leisure Vision cautioned;
picking” – you can’t pick and choose which survey question you accept the
findings and which you question.
to do something for everyone and not doing what is important for most of the
of Death is to scale back and just do something. Create a plan and be 100%
behind the plan, the proposal is positive and great for the community. Can’t
control the economy and other community conditions.
CONFERENCE CALL FOLLOW-UP and PLANNING FOR JUNE 20 COUNCIL MEETING
Following the discussion with Ron
Vine, Commissioners and Organizing Team Members met to discuss the upcoming Council
Meeting and how to best convey the needs of the Parks and Recreation system and
the recently updated Master Plan.
PRELIMINARY PROJECT PACKAGES
Priorities were discussed,
messages were crafted and scenarios were laid out.
Jill Anfang, Assistant Director