January 4, 2024, Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Apex Park and Recreation District

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

Board of Directors

January 4, 2024

Call to Order

President Pyne called to order January 4, 2024, meeting of the Apex Park and Recreation District Board of Directors, held at 6:30 pm at the Apex Center Randall Room. Board members in attendance in person were Vicki Pyne, Rich Garrimone, Liz Tomsula and Abby McNeal. District employees in attendance were Jeff Glenn-Executive Director, Katie Groke – Director of Community Services and Recording Secretary, Riki Rarick – Emergency Services Manager, Hillary Roemersberger – Director of Recreation Services, Travis Ritchie – Technology Services Director, Dana Bammerlin – Manager of Aquatics, Mark Baird – District Services Director, Andrew Lor – Technology Coordinator, Kristi Marosy – Assistant Manager of Aquatics, Vickie Rodriquez – Recreation Coordinator, Elias Martinez – Recreation Coordinator, Jeff Leniger – Director of Finance and Brent Anderson – Recreation Services Director.

Approval of Director Jo Burns Excused Absence

Motion: Director McNeal moved for approval of the excused absence of Director Burns.

Director Tomsula seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

Approval of Agenda

Motion: Director Garrimone moved for approval of the amended agenda. Director Tomsula seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

Approval of Minutes of the December 7, 2023, Board Meeting

Motion: Director Tomsula moved for approval of the minutes. Director Garrimone seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

Public Input

Late public input approved by President Pyne regarding the damaged racquetball courts at RFC.

Public input approved by Director Pyne was given by Tim Hall to address the racquetball courts that are down at RFC. Mr. Hall requested the board to look into expanding the hours of RFC and repairing the two courts that have water damage.

Mr. Polizzoto asked the Board and staff when the damaged courts at RFC might be repaired. Mr. Glenn responded with more information regarding the future of the courts at RFC.

New Business

  1. New Employee Introductions
    • Vickie Rodriguez, Recreation Coordinator, Pickleball
    • Kristi Marosy, Assistant Recreation Manager, Aquatics
    • Andrew Lor, Technology Coordinator, Technology Services

Apex managers introduced new Team Apex members. The new staff members were able to meet the Board of Directors and introduce their backgrounds.

  1. Resolution APRD2024-01 for Designating Location to Post 24 Hour (Agenda) Notice: Jeff Glenn

Motion: Director Garrimone moved for approval of Resolution APRD2024-01 for Designating Location to Post 24 Hour (Agenda) Notice. Director McNeal seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

  1. Resolution APRD2024-02 to Set Day of Month, Time, and Location of 2024 Regular Board Meetings: Jeff Glenn

Motion: Director Tomsula moved for approval of Resolution APRD2024-02 to Set Day of Month, Time, and Location of 2024 Regular Board Meetings. Director McNeal seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

  1. Final 2024 Budget Approval: Jeff Leniger

Mr. Leniger informed the Board there were no significant changes to the budget and presented the budget in its final form.

  1. Resolution APRD2024-03 to Approve 2024 Budget: Jeff Glenn

Motion: Director McNeal moved for approval of Resolution APRD2024-03 to Approve 2024 Budget. Director Garrimone seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

Old/Other Business

Mr. Glenn reported about our Arvada Chamber of Commerce membership benefits and the ability to be able to trade some of our benefits for additional tickets to other events.

Executive Director Report

Mr. Glenn reported on the ALT retreat and their goals moving forward. Mr. Glenn also reported that we have received a new Zamboni, and we are moving forward with getting that ready for use.

Board Member Reports/Input

Director McNeal: No update

Director Garrimone: Director Garrimone reported that the foundation was happy with the district tour they received. The foundation also asked them to clarify their district benefits.

President Pyne: Director Pyne reported out there is a broken piece on the indoor playground so staff will investigate.

Director Tomsula: Director Tomsula congratulated the staff on the latest podcast. She really enjoyed the latest episode.

Adjournment

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

President Pyne adjourned the meeting at 7:07 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Attest:

Katie Groke, Recording Secretary Rich Garrimone, Secretary/Treasurer