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March 20, 2008 Meeting Minutes
EAST WINDSOR TOWN HALL
11 Rye Street, P.O.Box 389, Broad Brook, CT 06016
(860) 623-8122 Fax: (860) 623-4798
March 20, 2008 Meeting Minutes

TOWN OF EAST WINDSOR
BMX/SKATEBOARD PARK MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 20, 2008

I.      TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
Lori Gabriel called the meeting to order on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 6:32 p.m. at the Park Hill Committee Room, located off Windsorville Road, Broad Brook.
II.     ATTENDANCE

Lori Gabriel
Brenda Crockett 
Linda Ritter
Chris Arre      
Laura Harney
Patty Donohue
Nicole Hayes
Barbara Fitzsimonds

ABSENT:  
Mark Simmons
Laurie Whitten


III.      ADDED AGENDA ITEMS    
        None

IV.     PREVIOUS MINUTES
Regular meeting minutes of February 21, 2008.
MOTION: To accept the regular meeting minutes of February 21, 2008, as submitted.
Made by Linda Ritter, seconded by Chris Arre. All voting members in favor. Motion carried.

V.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Future Skateboarders/Bikers wrote letters to forward to Senators & Legislators about their desire to have a skatepark in their town.  The committee will request additional letters from our schools also to be forwarded.
        
VI.     OLD BUSINESS

A.      East Windsor Community Day May 10th 9 to 3 p.m.  Barbara will file our registration form. The kids will march/bike in the parade, and perform stunts at the community day both.
T-shirts will be purchased for the kids & their families to be worn in the parade.
        
B.      Culligan Water Bottles.  Lori will design labels

C.      Logos. Design of the logo was discussed. To be used for all fundraising events, and to make our cause recognizable to the public. T-shirt may decide actual logo.
D.   Committee Charges. Members discussed the approval.

E.      Vendor List/Vendor Contact: Arc and Skatewave are the main vendors for supplying equipment for the park.

F.      Concrete/Contact: Vendors are still being contacted to price competitively.

G.      Website & Email: Eve and Chris Arre have created a website for the BMX/Skateboard group. They are keeping it updated as appropriate. The email address is

H.      Land Sites: Town Engineer/Town Planner determined parcel best suited for this project.  They will create a park design. Laura Harney retained maps needed and presented to Lenny Norton.

I.      Future Fundraisers: Brenda Crockett and Laura Harney will be responsible in selecting fundraisers most cost effective to the cause.  Barbara will operate Hop Scotch fundraiser.

VII.    NEW BUSINESS


A.      Grants- Patty Donohue & Brenda Crockett will prepare for the future.
B.      Media Coverage- Brenda Crockett & Laura Harney will keep up to date.
C.      Chris/Eve Arre- Promo tour live this summer.
D.      E-mail contact to update committee members- Brenda Crockett.


VII.    ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: to adjourn at 8:04 p.m. made by Lori Gabriel, seconded by Chris Arre.
All voting members in favor. Motion carried.


        Respectfully Submitted,
        Linda M. Ritter
        Recording Secretary
        March 20, 2008


        * Starred items will not be discussed, but will remain on agenda pending receipt of additional information.