March 5, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
APEX PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT
13150 West 72nd Avenue – Arvada, Colorado 80005 – 303.424.2739
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
March 5, 2020
CALL TO ORDER
President Glenn called to order the March 5, 2020 meeting of the Board of Directors of Apex Park and Recreation District, held at 6:30 pm at the Apex Center Randall Room, 13150 W. 72nd Avenue, Arvada, CO. Board members in attendance were: Jeff Glenn, Ken Harrell, Vicki Pyne, and Stephanie Allen. Director Tomsula attended the meeting via conference call. District staff members present were Lauri Dannemiller – Executive Director; Tara Torline – Director of Human Resources; and Rheana Rogers – Executive Administrator and Recording Secretary. Members of the public present were Andrew Larington, Kendra Wright, and Tom Carney and other members of the local pickleball community.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOTION: Director Pyne moved for approval of the amended Agenda, changing the order of the New Business items. Director Allen seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 20, 2020 BOARD MEETING
MOTION: Director Pyne moved for approval of the minutes. Director Harrell seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
Tom Carney addressed the Board and thanked Jeff Glenn, Lauri Dannemiller, the Board, City of Arvada leadership, and JCOS for their collaborative efforts to bring the outdoor pickleball court facility to the district. He stated that the facility is the pride of our city and the sport. He commended Pickleball Ken and Mike Miles’s drive to create this project.
Pickleball Courts Naming – Jeff Glenn
Mr. Carney wrote a letter of support to the Board requesting the pickleball courts be named in honor of Ken Marquart and Mike Miles. Director Allen expressed concern about naming a facility to honor an employee when that kind of work effort is an expectation of their job.
MOTION: Director Pyne moved for approval of Resolution APRD2020-07 Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Apex Park and Recreation District Stating Their Intention to Name the Pickleball Courts at Simms Street Recreation Center the Marquardt-Miles Pickleball Courts. Director Harrell seconded and the motion passed by a vote of 4:1 with one director abstaining.
Employee Handbook Final Update – Tara Torline
Ms. Torline presented to the Board the revisions made to the Employee Handbook that were suggested at a prior meeting. Director Harrell noted that since some of our policies are worded to be in alignment with City of Arvada park policies, our handbook will need to be revised accordingly if/when the City makes changes. It’s expected that the revised handbook will be presented to staff by April 1 and staff will be required to read it and sign off on it. Ms. Dannemiller thanked Ms. Torline for her hard work on this project.
MOTION: Director Allen moved to adopt the revised Employee Handbook. Director Pyne seconded and the motion passed unanimously.