City of Chillicothe Cemetery and Parks Committee met September 20
City of Chillicothe Cemetery and Parks Committee met September 20.
Here is the minutes as provided by the committee:
The Cemetery and Parks Committee met on September 20, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers at City Hall.
Present: Chairman Connor Alderman Jenkins
Also in attendance: City Clerk Hurd Mayor White Superintendent Sutherland
Alderman Hughes Alderman Sharp
Chairman Connor called the meeting to order at 5:25pm.
Chairman Connor asked that agenda item Park Signage be discussed second on the agenda.
There were no objections.
Moving of EagleSuperintendent
of Public Works Sutherland reported that he was given a cost to move the Eagle
from Dave Crew in the amount of $70.00. Shawn reported that the Eagle is in bad shape and
that Mr. Crew will not be held responsible if there is some damage when it is moved. The
consensus of the committee is to allow Mr. Crew to move the Eagle.
Park Signage –
Mayor White presented changes to the design of the signs that the committee requested and
samples of the product that will be used to make the signs. The committee reviewed the
designs and the consensus was to purchase signs for Johnson’s Landing, Eagle landing and
Cutright Park not to exceed $1500.00 per sign.
City Park StageChairman
Connor reported that the IVC Leadership Class has asked to pain the handrails and
trim at the city park stage. Chairman Connor also reported that some repairs need to be done
on the foundation of the state. Discussion was held and it was the consensus of the committee
to allow the IVC leadership class to paint the stage and have Superintendent Sutherland report
back on the repairs to the foundations.
Riverfront Mural RefurbishingChairman
Connor reported that the mural at Cutright Park is showing damage from the
weather. Discussion was held and it was the consensus of the committee to have a clear coat
put over the mural for protection from weathering. Alderman Connor advised she would ask
the IVC Leadership Class to do the work.
Shademaker Update –
Chairman Connor and Mayor White gave an update on the working budget.
Old Business Moffitt Park –
Chairman Connor reported that a map is being done of the park.
Old Business Park Land Sycamore Trail –
Chairman Connor gave an update on the Sycamore Trail Park. She reported that a survey will go
out to 82 residents of the immediate park area.
Old Business Bicycle/Walking Path update –
Alderman Jenkins reported to the committee that he is sending communications to other city
entities (IVC, Library, Pearce, etc.) requesting financial contributions to the project.
There being no further business, meeting adjourned at 5:58pm
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