City of Ashland
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION
June 20, 2005
Present: Commissioners D. Amarotico, Eggers, Gardiner, Lewis, Rosenthal; Director Robertson; Superintendent Gies; City Council Liaison A. Amarotico
Absent: Superintendent Teige
Gardiner called the study session to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Parks Office,
PREPARATION FOR UPCOMING MEETINGS
Robertson reviewed upcoming commission meetings, including:
§ Joint study session with the City Council and the Ashland School Board on June 27 – Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes – 7:00 PM.
§ Study session on July 18 – Parks office, 340 S. Pioneer – 7:00 PM.
§ Joint study session with City Council on July 20 – Council Chambers, 1175 East Main – 12:00 PM.
Discussion among Commissioners
Commissioners discussed agenda topics for each meeting. Topics will include:
§ June 27 joint study session
o Urban growth boundary –
o Demographics – How City will adjust services to meet needs of aging population
o School district / Parks maintenance – Issues of mutual concern
o Future topics – TBD
§ July 18 study session
o Oak Knoll Golf Course issues
§ July 20 joint study session
o Ashland Gun Club issues
Robertson agreed to gather information about community gardens in other jurisdictions around the state, for the purpose of learning how they set priorities and choose locations.
ADJOURNMENT INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
Employee Negotiations – ORS 192.660 (1) (D)
ADJOURNMENT OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION
ADJOURNMENT – With no further business, Gardiner adjourned the meeting at 9:00 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Susan Dyssegard,