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Parks and Recreation
December 4, 2007
PRESENT: Brodt Lenz, Johnson, Kamrath, Kendall, Pederson,
Ristow, Stark, Willmus
ABSENT: Hiber and Kruzel notified staff ahead of time that
they were unable to attend
STAFF: Brokke, Anfang, Hofmeister (Intern)
INTRODUCTIONS/ROLL CALL/PUBLIC COMMENT
No Public Comment
OF MINUTES – NOVEMBER 7, 2007 MEETING
Minutes for the November 7, 2007 meeting were approved unanimously.
Anfang briefed the Commission on recent department
operations and upcoming and recently hosted events.
PLAN COMMITTEE REPORT
Willmus briefed Commission
members on recent Comprehensive Plan Committee meetings. One of the first actions the committee has
taken on is to review how the Imagine Roseville 2025 initiative pertains to
the Comp Plan. 60% of the IR 2025
matrix strategies and goals are not being considered for inclusion in the
Comprehensive Plan as it currently is formatted. It has been recommended by the Committee
that a Community Vision chapter be added to the Comp Plan so as to include
these strategies and goals and not lose this valuable community input.
The main objective of the
committee appears to be to drastically reduce the physical size of the Comp
Plan. Initially, all visioning items
that are not related to land use have been removed from the Comp Plan. Willmus has requested that many of the
parks and recreation items referenced in the IR 2025 goals and strategies
that have been removed from the Comp Plan be added back in. This request is being considered by the
Hanson, the State Finance Director toured the Skating Center Complex on
Capital Investment Committee toured the Skating Center
on November 13
Capital Investment Committee will be touring the Skating Center
on December 13.
have been raised as to whether some of the requested items are bondable. Staff has responded to the inquiries that
the items submitted are those that were not funded in 2006. Staff is looking into whether the Arena
Geothermal project can be considered as a possible bonding item.
on Monday evening continued to show interest in pursuing the project.
issues are beginning to be addressed.
is talking with firms about design information as well as information
regarding the broader retrofit of the entire City Hall Campus.
addition to the Geothermal discussions, the City as a whole is taking a hard
look at ways to better conserve energy and what is currently being done to
becoming a more attractive and attainable service in communities … is this
something that should be considered in Roseville Parks?
Turf … the product is becoming better and better and the costs are coming
down … is this something that should be considered for Roseville play fields
with the intention of reducing maintenance costs?
Meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm
Anfang, Assistant Director