BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AUGUST 20, 2015
CALL TO ORDER
President Glenn called the August 20, 2015 meeting of the Board of Directors of Apex Park and Recreation District to order at 6:30 p.m. at the Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Avenue, Arvada, Colorado. Apex board members in attendance were: Jeff Glenn, Lee Humrich, Tommy Skul and Kristen Larington. Jim Whitfield was absent. Apex participating staff members were Mike Miles, Executive Director, and Luann Levine, Recording Secretary.
MOTION: Director Humrich moved for the absence of Director Whitfield to be excused due to advance notice to the board. Director Skul seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND ADDITION OF AGENDA ITEMS
Mike Miles, Executive Director, asked the board to consider adding agenda item #2 under Old Business to consider approving $600 for a foursome for the community food Bank Foundation and Red Rocks Community College Foundation Inaugural Golf Classic.
MOTION: Director Skul moved to approve the addition of agenda item #2 under Old Business to consider approving $600 for a foursome for the community food Bank Foundation and Red Rocks Community College Foundation Inaugural Golf Classic and to approve the remainder of the Agenda as posted. Director Humrich seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF AUGUST 6, 2015
MOTION: Director Larington moved for approval of the Minutes of August 6, 2015, as presented. Director Skul seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
PUBLIC INPUT – There was no public input
1. Master Plan Projects Development Status
Mike Miles, Executive Director, stated that this presentation will include Fitzmorris Park Center/Pool, Secrest Center and Apex Center renovations/additions. Mr. Miles added that tonight the board will discuss any changes to the projects at the September 3rd board meeting and will formally approve projects for the election at the September 17th board meeting. Mr. Miles then showed a power point presentation with architectural drawings of all 6 projects. The Fitzmorris Park Center/Pool would include a recreation center with small weight room and community/aerobics area, and a 6 lane outdoor pool for an estimated project cost of $4,842,366. The Secrest Center project would include the construction of a replacement recreation center with a small weight room, community/aerobics area, teen center, small gym, locker rooms, and therapy pool for an estimated project cost of $7,811,794. The existing pool and inline hockey rink would remain. The Apex Center renovation and addition would include the renovation of the indoor playground and indoor aquatics area, and the construction of an outdoor splash pad for an estimated project cost of $1,504,087. Board discussion ensued.
2. Consideration of Community Food Bank Foundation and Red Rocks Community College Foundation Inaugural Golf Classic Foursome
Mr. Miles stated that the board has previously discussed sponsoring a golf foursome at the Community Food Bank Foundation and Red Rocks Community College Foundation Inaugural Golf Classic on August 31, 2015. The cost would be $600 for 18 holes.
MOTION: Director Humrich moved for approval of $600 for a foursome to play 18 holes at the Community Food Bank Foundation and Red Rocks Community College Foundation Inaugural Golf Classic. Director Larington Seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT
Pickleball for Heroes Tournament – This event will run from September 3-7. At 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, there will be a flag raising event with a Marine Color Guard, bagpipes, the national anthem will be played and a military General will speak along with a couple TBI veterans. This fundraiser is expected to raise about $30,000 for TBI Freedom Veterans Benefits Program.
Simms Street Center Renovation – Unfortunately asbestos has been discovered during Phase 3 of the renovation so asbestos removal has begun. Construction documents for Phase 4 should be ready in a week to 10 days and then we will put them out to bid. We are still anticipating 6-9 months for completion of the renovation.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS/INPUT
Director Skul reported that Friday, August 21 is the Chamber’s 3rd Friday breakfast at the Arvada Center. Next Friday, August 28, is the Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament.
President Glenn reminded the board about the Apex Foundation’s Annual Golf Tournament on September 18. The board will put together a foursome for that event. The Executive Director position interviews will be in Executive Session on September 2 and September 8. The Round Table Issues Breakfast Meetings begin again in September, the 1st Friday of each month, 7:00 a.m. at the American Legion Post 161. President Glenn will attend the September meeting and board members will rotate each month thereafter.
MOTION: Director Skul moved that the meeting be adjourned. Director Humrich seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned by President Glenn at 7:05 p.m.
Luann Levine, Recording Secretary
Lee Humrich, Secretary/Treasurer
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