October 6, 2011 Board of Director Meeting Minutes

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Board of Directors


October 6, 2011


President Jim Whitfield called the October 6, 2011 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: Jim Whitfield, Bob Loveridge, Ken Harrell, Jeff Glenn and Lee Humrich. Apex participating staff members were Mike Miles, Executive Director, and Luann Levine, Recording Secretary.


MOTION: Director Humrich moved for the approval of the Agenda as posted. Director Harrell seconded. Motion passed unanimously.


MOTION: Director Glenn moved for approval of the minutes of September 15, 2011, as presented. Director Humrich seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

PUBLIC INPUT – There was no public input


1. Apex Center Trademark Issue

Mr. Miles stated that Mr. Campbell, owner of Apex Academies, replied to Mr. Miles letter requesting that they discontinue use of the Apex name without the District’s written consent. Mr. Campbell’s letter stated that he is retaining counsel to advise him on the legitimacy of the District’s alleged claim of Trademark infringement. Mr. Miles added that District’s counsel suggested waiting two weeks for a response and then possibly follow up with another letter to the owner. Board discussion ensued. Mr. Miles stated that the board will need to decide how to pursue this matter further.

2. 2011 Budget Public Hearing Date

Mr. Miles stated that the board must officially set the date for the public hearing for the 2011 budget.

MOTION: Director Loveridge moved to schedule the Budget Public Hearing for November 3, 2011. Director Glenn seconded. Motion passed unanimously.


a) Important Dates: December 1 – annual breakfast with the Apex Foundation.

December 2 – the Saunders/BRS banquet at Indian Tree.

December 3 – tentative date for the memorial service for Kristina Vlassenko at the Field House.

December 6 – annual sports banquet.

b) Indian Tree Water IGA has been completed.

c) The legal details with the Gun Club have been done. The City is working on the appraisal and environmental studies.

d) The Simms Street move is October 16 and the facility will open for business on October 24. The pottery will move about a month later. A facility grand opening will be planned after the pottery move.

e) The US Consumer Product Safety Commission sent a notice of non-compliance to the District regarding pool drain covers that have been recalled. Two drain covers have been ordered for the hot tubs to comply with the VGBA Law. We will not have to drain or close the pools.

f) Rounds of golf at Indian Tree Golf Course are down about 1.5% but this is the best year we have had in 5 years. The segways are doing well and drawing in people.


Director Glenn stated the letter of support from the board president to the City for restrooms at long lake is very encouraging.

Director Humrich reported on the Ralston Corridor Community meeting and the Arvada Food Bank Event.

President Whitfield reported on his experience at the SDA Conference.


MOTION: Director Glenn moved that the meeting be adjourned. Director Loveridge seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

President Whitfield adjourned the meeting at 7:21 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Luann Levine, Recording Secretary


Ken Harrell, Secretary/Treasurer

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