BOARD OF DIRECTORS
December 12, 2016
CALL TO ORDER
President Whitfield called to order the December 12, 2016 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Apex Park and Recreation District, held at 6:30 p.m. in the Palmer Room at the Indian Tree Clubhouse, 7555 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, Colorado. Board members in attendance were: Jim Whitfield, Jeff Glenn, Kristen Larington, Tommy Skul, and Vicki Pyne. District staff members present were: Lauri Dannemiller, Executive Director; and, Dawn Fredette, Executive Assistant and Recording Secretary.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND ADDITION OF AGENDA ITEMS
MOTION: Director Glenn moved for approval of the Agenda as presented. Director Larington seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF DECEMBER 1, 2016 MEETING
MOTION: Director Larington moved for approval of the Minutes of the December 1, 2016 meeting. Director Pyne seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
PUBLIC INPUT – None
Consideration of Resolution APRD2016-16 to Adopt 2017 Budget
Ms. Dannemiller stated that this resolution will approve the District’s 2017 budget and set the mill levies for 2017 within Jefferson County and the City and County of Broomfield. She added that there were some minor changes to the final budget since the November 17 public hearing, which included the elimination of the FSLA salary increases and instead incorporated market and/or merit increases.
MOTION: Director Skul moved for approval of Resolution APRD2016-16 to adopt the 2017 budget to a sum of $43,762,910; to certify setting the refund/abatement mill levy for 2017 at 0.191 mills and setting the debt service mill levy for 2017 at 0.613 mills, for assessment of all taxable property within the area of the City and County of Broomfield encompassed by the District; to certify setting the operating mill levy for 2017 at 3.448 mills, with 0.012 mills for refund/abatement purposes, and setting the debt service mill levy for 2017 at 1.367 mills and 0.613 mills, for assessment of all taxable property within the area of Jefferson County encompassed by the District; and to appropriate sums of money to a sum of $43,762,910. Director Pyne seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
OLD/OTHER BUSINESS – None
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT
Ms. Dannemiller did not provide a formal report for this meeting but she did note that Adolfson & Peterson had been selected as CMGC for the Secrest and Fitzmorris rec centers. She also noted that the contract(s) for the two rec centers as well as the contracts for the Apex Center renovation and Lutz/Long Lake should be presented to the Board in January.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS/INPUT
Director Pyne reported that she attended the Kiwanis Breakfast this week. She is also planning to attend the upcoming Tennis Center meetings. Discussion ensued regarding the seven individuals who comprise the Tennis Center team.
Director Larington reported that she attended the recent Santa Breakfast at the CRC at which she spoke briefly. She expressed that it was another great District event.
Director Skul reported that he attended the recent State of the Chamber Luncheon, and that he will also be attending the Chamber’s upcoming Sponsor Reception. Director Skul further reported that he attended the recent CMGC interviews for Lutz/Long Lake and that he enjoyed the process. He noted that ECI was selected and that ECI had done a great job on the Ralston Central Park Splash Pad.
Director Glenn reported that he attended a recent Apex PRD logo refresh committee meeting and that it’s a great group of people who were selected for the committee. He looks forward to the District being identified more as a multi-facility organization and not just as the Apex Center.
Director Whitfield reported that he attended the recent CMGC interviews for the Secrest and Fitzmorris rec centers, at which Adolfson & Peterson was selected.
All of the Board members who have been involved in the interview process agreed that Bob Roby, Deputy Director-District Services, has done a great job during the interviews. Ms. Dannemiller thanked the Board for taking the time to attend these bond project meetings and for making sure the District is going through a competitive bid process.
MOTION: Director Glenn moved that the meeting be adjourned. Director Skul seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
Director Whitfield adjourned the meeting at 6:46 p.m.
Dawn Fredette, Recording Secretary
Kristen Larington, Secretary/Treasurer
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