Information for Meeting of Recreation Commission
Monday May 16, 2022 7:30 PM EDT

Town:Norfolk, MA 
Board:Recreation Commission
Time:Monday May 16, 2022 7:30 PM EDT
Location:Zoom Meeting - Remote Access
Town of Norfolk
Recreation Commission Meeting
This meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 16, 7:30 PM-Zoom Virtual Meeting

In accordance with the Governor’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G. L. c. 30A, § 20, relating to the 2020 novel Coronavirus outbreak emergency, the May 16, 2022 at 7:30 PM public meeting of the Norfolk Recreation Commission shall be physically closed to the public to avoid group congregation.

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Topic: Recreation Commission May 16, 2022
Time: May 16, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 446 280 4987

-Roll Call
-Thank you to former Commissioners, Liza 
 Carreiro and Charlie Iacono
-Welcome to new commissioners Jill 
 Hindley Lawrence and Rob Taglienti
-Citizen’s Speak
-Approve January 11th Minutes
-Appointment of Chair/Clerk/CPC 
-Signature paper for Accounting
-Select Board Policies
-Getting Program Coordinator position 
-Parade Committee donation
-Dog Policy – school has policy now 
 (neighbor: Martin)

-Community Day
-Sponsorship range $250-$1000
-Touch a Truck
-Balloon animals, Air tattoos
-Movie Night- End of summer 
 celebration?? August 28
-pair movie with a little kids’ concert, 
 food trucks, movie

-Little Kids Playground Quote for Pond 
-State budget Shade grant request
-Gazebo Repairs
-Community Garden- well
-Future: Pickleball with ARFA money!
-Wastewater Treatment Plant status
-Town Hill/Rockwood Road Fertilization

-Pare contract signed for Pond Street
-Drone Flight -Composite Picture by Andy 
 Bakinowski at Pond Street
   $1000 Software
-Well at FK; Jim O’Neil from Island 
 Lighting and Power
-Seekonk Street Land

-Spring Allocation-complete
-New groups: Sparhawks, Patriot Flag 
-Summer Allocation- set date
-New request from Anthony Cappuccino
-Use of AED’s/Bleed kits
-Yearly Field Fertilization/Applications 
 Costs: $68K
-Breakdown: Materials: $35K, 
 Application: $14K, Aeration: $9.5K, 
 Seed: $6K
          Irrigation: $4K
-Does not include bases, fences, field 
 or irrigation repairs, Portable toilets 
 User Fees: considerations for future 
-Number of times player uses a field: a 
 player plays 1-2 X a week and pays the   
 same as a player playing 4-6 times a 
-Lights at Pond Street Little League 
-Musco Equipment - 25-year financing 
 available includes installation & 
-Island Lighting
-Boxes for fields -Baseball has asked us 
 to purchase $700 each
-Work on fields: STS: AAA work, Edging 
 contract: $4500, Materials: $1400
-Jeff Boyle lent us an edger. We have 
 one on order.
-50/70 field option to FK Babe Ruth 
 field was requested by Norfolk 
 Baseball. This configuration isn’t 
 possible. 50/70 field is only 
 compatible with Little League field.
-Bases Purchased
-Donating unused soccer balls left 
 behind in soccer shed

-Changes to the Outdoor Program
-9-3pm from 9-pm
-5 days with field trips on Fridays
-Now taking Entering K-2, entering 4-6 
 and Middle School 
-Leader in Training Program entering 
 9th/10th grade
-Using 2 sites: Pond Street, Freeman 
 Kennedy School
-Addition of Inclusion Counselor
-Overall Spring and Summer Enrollment to 
-Spring: 750 registrations, $53K
-Summer: 1600 registration, $195K
-Before School classes?: Lego, 
 Engineering Deconstruction
-Flag Football: NFL Program, Charlie 
 Iacono and Josh Walther Commissioners

Scheduled By:Kathy O'Brien
Posted At:May 05, 2022 3:57 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 13, 2022 6:07 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are on record with the Town Clerk's office
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