Board Meeting Minutes – April 2017

April 11, 2017

Attendees

 

  • Stan Parke, 1st Vice-President
  • Randall Goss, Treasurer
  • Bill Insley, Secretary
  • Dan LoConte, 2nd Vice-President
  • Brian Burke, Flag Football Commissioner
  • Marcia Kissane, Assistant Softball Comissioner
  • Brenda Nelson, Cheer Commissioner
  • Rich Granata, Challenger Baseball
  • Ken Leonard, Field Maintenance
  • Deanna Tuman, Concession Stand Coordinator

 

Discussion Items

 

  • Stan Parke:
    • Team Mom Update from Brandi:
      • Candy will be delivered tomorrow.
      • Raffle tickets have been distributed to the recreational teams; raffle tickets will be distributed to the travel teams this week.
      • Picture Day is April 30th.
        • Brandi will need travel team info if they want team pictures worked in with the recreational teams.
      • Flag Football registration to go live by Friday (April 14th).

 

  • Dan LoConte:
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Bill Insley:
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Randy Goss:
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Flag Football Update – Brian Burke:
    • Registration opens Friday (April 14th).
    • Indoor Flag @ Roma Sports facility in Frankfort:
      • Some concerns weighing registration numbers v. the total fees to charge.
      • Considering how much fundraising to be utilized to reduce registration fee; Raffle tickets will provide greater assistance than candy.
      • Roma to charge approx. $400/hour; incremental costs would include the referee fees.
      • Season would run from October 30th through December 18th.
      • Most likely a “7 on 7” league -> believe we will pull kids from Fall Soccer and/or kids that play tackle football but did not play much in games.

 

  • Cheer Update – Brenda Nelson:
    • Quiet period for Cheer.
    • Registration is on-going.

 

  • Challenger Update – Rich Granata:
    • Requests e-mail to be sent by Tony Silvia (Baseball) and Michelle Cerullo (Softball) to remind parents that there is to be no hard balls allowed on Challenger Field as they can damage the playing surface.
    • Rich recommends that indoor flag football reach out to high schools for Flag Football referees (kids looking for service hours).

 

  • Field Maintenance Update – Ken Leonard:
    • Park District to allow lights beginning Monday, April 17th.
    • Park District to pick up the dirt that was dropped off in the parking lot (drainage project) and put into storage until the fall.
    • Ken asked if Park District plans to cut the grass before the games begin the week of the 17th – grass in the outfield is high.
      • Stan Parke sent subsequent e-mail to Steve Bosco/Joe Bressanelli to confirm.
    • Batting Cage renovation project is about ½ finished.

 

  • Softball Update – Marcia Kissane:
    • Including input from Bill Insley:
    • Softball practices started this week – waiting for completed game schedules. 10U, 12U and 15U schedules are completed by Frankfort.  6U and 8U schedules are completed by Michelle.

 

  • Concessions Update – Deanna Tuman:
    • Sign-up Sheets to go out next week for Travel teams.
    • Concession stand is to open next week (week of April 17th).
    • Waiting on volunteers to step up and take the manager roles.
    • Randy Goss procured the Certificate of Insurance for Fat Ricky’s.

 

  • Soccer Update – Stan Parke:
    • Soccer Field located at Glory to God Church – may not be available to the Bobcats this spring.