October 20, 2022 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

APEX PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT

13150 West 72nd Avenue, Arvada, Colorado 80005, 303.424.2739

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

October 20, 2022

CALL TO ORDER

President Pyne called to order the October 20, 2022, 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 Ave., Arvada, CO. Board members in attendance in person were Vicki Pyne, Rich Garrimone, Abby McNeal and Jo Burns. District employees in attendance were Jeff Glenn – Executive Director; Katie Groke – Director of Community Services and Recording Secretary; Riki Rarick – Emergency Services Manager; Mark Baird – Director of District Services and Capital Improvements, Brent Anderson – Recreation Services Director; Monica Bowser – Marketing Administrator; Hillary Roemersberger – Recreation Services Director and Jesse Badder – Director of Recreation Services. Also in attendance was Michael Svetz – PROS Consulting. There was one member of the public present.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

MOTION: Director Garrimone moved for approval of the agenda. Director McNeal seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

APPROVAL OF EXCUSED ABSENCE OF LIZ TOMSULA

MOTION: Director Garrimone moved for approval of an excused absence for Director Liz Tomsula. Director Burns seconded, and the motion passed unanimously

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE OOCTOBER 6, 2022, BOARD MEETING

MOTION: Director McNeal moved for approval of the Minutes. Director Burns seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

PUBLIC INPUT

Mark Nassi approached the Board and requested budget information for revenue per facility from 2019 and 2020. Mr. Glenn requested that Mr. Nassi submit a CORA request for any budgetary information he is needing.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. CPRA Conference Overview – Haley Thomas

Ms. Thomas presented a report out on the CPRA conference experience from staff. Team Apex sent 18 people to the CPRA Conference this year and were well represented throughout the conference.

  1. Arvada Center Gala Sponsorship – Jeff Glenn

Mr. Glenn reported out about his meeting with Councilwoman Simpson and her request to have Apex sponsor the Arvada Center Arts Gala. Mr. Glenn recommended that Apex sponsor at the Batter Up level.

MOTION: Director Burns motioned that Apex sponsor the Arvada Center Arts Gala at the Batter Up level at $2,500. Director Garrimone seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

  1. Envision Update – Jeff Glenn

Mr. Svetz presented the data from the 2022 statistically valid survey as part of the Envision process. He also presented results of the online survey.

OLD/OTHER BUSINESS

There was none.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT

Mr. Glenn reported out on his experience at CPRA Conference 2022. He noted that Apex really was seen as a leader at the conference. Director Burns complimented that it was really impressive to see how many Apex staff attended the conference.

Mr. Glenn reported that staff are meeting to discuss issues that have risen due to the traffic of the Arvada Skate Park.

Mr. Glenn reminded the Board about the Foundation Trick or Trot is this weekend at the Apex Center.

Mr. Glenn reminded the Board about the TR Holiday Show on November 30 at CRC.

Mr. Glenn reminded the Board about the final Board meeting of the year will be December 8 to finalize the budget and attend the holiday dinner.

BOARD MEMBER REPORTS/INPUT

Director Garrimone updated the Board on the golf project. He reported that they will start focusing on the cart barn design.

Director McNeal reported that she visited Lauri Dannemiller Park and was impressed by the park. Director McNeal also reported that she enjoyed CPRA and the energy staff brought to the conference.

Director Burns reported that she attended AWRSAY breakfast and gave kudos to everyone for coming together to help the students. Director Burns also reported that she attended the Meyers Open House and enjoyed hearing everyone’s feedback.

President Pyne complimented staff and Mr. Glenn for the hard work and effort the staff is putting in and how proud she is that we are having fun.

ADJOURNMENT

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

President Pyne adjourned the meeting at 8:13 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, ATTEST:

Katie Groke, Recording Secretary Rich Garrimone, Secretary/Treasurer