BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS MINUTES
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 5:30pm, Lacey City Hall
Commission: Glen Crandal, Gary Hanson, Paul Royer, Lu Carlson & Robert Kowalski
Excused: Shawn Smith
Staff: Lori Flemm & Justin Beard
Public: Shelly & Dan Nicholson (Co-Chairs BBQFest), Lowell Gordon, Angelique Wilson & Al Eckroth (Lacey Chamber of Commerce), Corey Lopardi (Chair, Mushroom Festival), Lacey Councilmember Lenny Greenstein
The meeting was called to order at 5:29pm, by Chair Paul Royer.
Additions or deletions to the Agenda
No additions of deletions to the agenda.
The Sept. 25, 2013 minutes were unanimously approved and placed on record.
Nov 6 meeting will be held to discuss Alcohol Policy. Primary contacts for each non-profit organization, (Fred Wright & Corey Lopardi), will be sent revised policy & permit.
Letters going out from Paul Royer to 4 emergency response agencies.
a) Alcohol Policy
Representatives from Lacey Chamber of Commerce, Hawks Prairie Rotary and Lacey City Councilmember Lenny Greenstein met with Commissioners to review drafts of an alcohol policy. The City of Lacey is considering a two year trial period to allow an alcoholic beverage area at two special events: the Mushroom Festival at the RAC and the BBQ Festival at Huntamer Park. The policy was discussed, section by section and point by point. Revisions will be made and distributed prior to the November 6 meeting, following research on training required for alcohol servers and security, and research for vendor booth fees. Discussion on the revisions will begin at 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 6.
b) Long’s Pond
Lori thanks Glen and Gary for testifying at the October 11 initial hearing before the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Committee on Geographic Names. The Committee forwarded the proposed name Long’s Pond for the final hearing in May 2014 and dismissed the other proposed name of Fleetwood Pond/Lake.
c) Park Rules
Park Commissioners suggested switching the order of Park Rules B. 15 & 16, and accepting the rule # 22 revision proposed by City Council at their October 10 meeting.
New Business items deferred to November 6 meeting.
Deferred to November 6 meeting.
a) PARC Foundation, Paul Royer: no meeting
Meeting adjourned at 7:50pm.
Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 5:30pm at the Lacey City Hall:
5:30-6:30pm Continuation/completion of October 23 monthly meeting agenda.
6:30-7:30pm Alcohol Policy & Special Event Alcoholic Beverage Area Permit
No meeting will be held on the 4th Wednesday in November (Nov. 27)