August 20, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

August 20, 2020

CALL TO ORDER

President Pyne called to order the August 20, 2020 meeting of the Board of Directors of Apex Park and Recreation District, held at 6:30 p.m. at Indian Tree Golf Club, 7555 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003. Board members in attendance were Vicki Pyne, Rich Garrimone, Ken Harrell, Stephanie Allen, and Liz Tomsula. District staff members in attendance were Lauri Dannemiller – Executive Director, Jeff Leniger – Director of Finance, Dian Lyons, and Rheana Rogers – Executive Administrator and Recording Secretary. There were no members of the public present.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

MOTION: Director Allen moved for approval of the Agenda. Director Tomsula seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 6, 2020 BOARD MEETING

MOTION: Director Tomsula moved for approval of the Minutes. Director Garrimone seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

PUBLIC INPUT

There was none.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. 2021 Fees Discussion – Lauri Dannemiller

Ms. Dannemiller presented a request to approve the fees for 2021 – there are very minimal increases as discussed at the last meeting. The District will be reinstating the Meyers-Only pass beginning September 1 and continuing into 2021. The 62+ passes will remain in effect for the time being.

MOTION: Director Allen moved for adoption of the Meyers-Only pass and continuation of the 62+ category of passes/fees. Director Garrimone seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

  1. July Financial Update – Jeff Leniger

Mr. Leniger shared the cash flow projection updated through the end of 2020 to determine potential base of reserves and estimated operating budget so strategic moves can be highlighted for the impact on that projection. A list of proposed strategies was presented to the Board for their consideration including, but not limited to, appropriation of CARES grants, layoffs of 10 furloughed staff positions, reduction of IGA payments, and transfer of funds from Golf to the General Fund.

MOTION: Director Harrell moved to adopt the personnel changes as proposed in Memo item #2. Director Garrimone seconded and the motion passed by a vote of 4-1.

MOTION: Director Tomsula moved to transfer funds from Golf to the General Fund. Director Garrimone seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Director Harrell moved to reinstate full-time staff salaries to pre-COVID levels effective October 1. Director Allen seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Director Tomsula moved to amend the prior motion to reinstate full-time staff salaries to pre-COVID levels effective August 30. Director Allen seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

OLD/OTHER BUSINESS

There was none.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT

Ms. Dannemiller shared the Community First Foundation is exploring grant opportunities to fund expansion of our Apex Fall Campus program to more underserved youth.

BOARD MEMBER REPORTS/INPUT

President Pyne nothing to report.

Director Garrimone had nothing to report.

Director Harrell had nothing to report.

Director Tomsula is attending tomorrow’s virtual Chamber meeting.

Director Allen had nothing to report.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: Director Tomsula moved that the meeting be adjourned. Director Harrell seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

President Pyne adjourned the meeting at 8:21 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Rheana Rogers, Recording Secretary


ATTEST:

Liz Tomsula, Secretary/Treasurer