October 15, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
APEX PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT
13150 West 72nd Avenue – Arvada, Colorado 80005 – 303.424.2739
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
October 15, 2020
CALL TO ORDER
President Pyne called to order the October 15, 2020 meeting of the Board of Directors of Apex Park and Recreation District, held at 6:30 p.m. in the Apex Center Randall Room, 13150 W. 72nd Avenue, Arvada, CO 80005. Board members in attendance were Vicki Pyne, Stephanie Allen, Rich Garrimone, and Liz Tomsula. Board member absent was Ken Harrell – his absence was excused. District staff members in attendance were Lauri Dannemiller – Executive Director, Jeff Leniger – Director of Finance, Katie Groke – Director of Marketing and Communications, and Rheana Rogers – Executive Administrator and Recording Secretary. Members of the public present were representatives and parents of hockey players who play at the Apex Ice Arena.
MOTION: Director Garrimone moved to excuse Director Harrell from tonight’s meeting. Director Tomsula seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOTION: Director Garrimone moved for approval of the Agenda. Director Tomsula seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 1, 2020 BOARD MEETING
MOTION: Director Tomsula moved for approval of the minutes. Director Allen seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
Members of the public Tommy Skul, Katie Winner, Jamie Engelking and John McKibbin addressed the Board, some expressing their desire for Apex to allow spectators inside the Ice Arena for hockey games, some expressing their support for Apex’s current policy of not allowing spectators. President Pyne thanked the speakers for their input and reiterated the District’s desire to work with our community while keeping safety as our top priority.
1. 2021 Draft Budget – Jeff Leniger
2. Executive Session – Lauri Dannemiller
3. Executive Director Personnel Items – Lauri Dannemiller
MOTION: Director Tomsula moved to go into executive session for agenda items #2 and #3 pursuant to §24-6-402(4)(e), C.R.S., determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations, developing strategy for negotiations, and instructing negotiators regarding the 2021 Intergovernmental Agreement with City of Arvada. Director Allen seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
The meeting resumed in executive session at 7:09 p.m.
MOTION: Director Allen moved to go out of executive session. Director Garrimone seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
The open meeting resumed at 7:50 p.m.
There was none.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT
There was none.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS/INPUT
President Pyne had nothing to report.
Director Tomsula had nothing to report.
Director Allen had nothing to report.
Director Garrimone had nothing to report.
MOTION: Director Allen moved that the meeting be adjourned. Director Tomsula seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
President Pyne adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Rheana Rogers, Recording Secretary
ATTEST: Liz Tomsula, Secretary/Treasurer