SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
CALL TO ORDER
President Jeff Glenn called the September 20, 2012 meeting of the Board of Directors of Apex Park and Recreation District to order at 6:33 p.m. at the Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Avenue, Arvada, Colorado. Apex board members in attendance were: Jeff Glenn, Ken Harrell, Lee Humrich and Bob Loveridge. Jim Whitfield was absent. Apex participating staff members were Mike Miles, Executive Director, and Luann Levine, Recording Secretary.
MOTION: Director Harrell moved for the absence of Director Whitfield to be excused due to advance notice to the board. Director Loveridge seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND ADDITION OF AGENDA ITEMS
MOTION: Director Harrell moved for the approval of the Agenda as posted. Director Humrich seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
MOTION: Director Loveridge moved for approval of the Minutes of September 6, 2012, as presented. Director Humrich seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
PUBLIC INPUT – There was no public input
1. Consideration of Resolution APRD2012-13 Adopting Rules and Regulations Concerning Proselytizing at Apex Park and Recreation District Facilities
Mike Miles, Executive Director stated that this is the item that was tabled from the last meeting. The board requested that this resolution be changed to include all District facilities, not just the Apex Center. The language of this resolution has been adjusted to include all District indoor facilities.
MOTION: Director Humrich moved for approval of Resolution APRD2012-13 adopting rules and regulations concerning proselytizing at Apex Park and Recreation District Facilities. Director Harrell seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
2. Firearm Issue for Apex District Facilities
Mr. Miles stated that this question has come up in the past and most recently related to a gentleman inquiring about the District’s policy concerning firearms at Applemeadows Park. The District’s attorney has advised us that the City has prohibited the open carry of firearms at the District’s recreational facilities and sports complexes located within the City. The District has posted signs at District owned parks restricting the open carry of firearms. Mr. Miles added that there are not signs posted at our indoor facilities but that is an option if the board chooses to do so. Board discussion ensued and Director Humrich stated that signs should be posted that the open carry of firearms is not allowed in District facilities.
MOTION: Director Humrich moved for approval of posting signs prohibiting the open carry of firearms at Apex Park and Recreation District Facilities. Director Loveridge seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
3. Board Study Session
Laurie Urban, Senior Research Associate and Erin Caldwell, Senior Director of Research with National Research Center, Inc., presented a power point summary of proposal for research services to gauge support for a bond election in 2014.
The board took a break at 7:05
Reconvened at 7:10
Teresa Penbrooke, CEO and Founder of GreenPlay, LLC, presented a power point presentation of a proposed scope of work to help the District move forward with assisting the needs and support for various potential District options, as outlined in the Vision 2020 report, and through other sources.
Mr. Miles asked the board to consider the presentations and make a decision on the type of survey at the October 4 board meeting. Board discussion ensued concerning the timeline of the survey.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
There were no reports.
MOTION: Director Humrich moved that the meeting be adjourned. Director Loveridge seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
President Glenn adjourned the meeting at 8:01 p.m.
Luann Levine, Recording Secretary
Lee Humrich, Secretary/Treasurer
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