Franklin Recreation Meeting January 20, 2020

 

Participants: Bridget Thompson, Bridgette Favreau, Stacy Godin, Stephanie Ho, Paula Tremblay

 

Stephanie called the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m.

 

Public Comment

        Paula is interested in joining the Board if there is still a position open in March. 

        The Jewett’s have a Christmas tree they’d like to donate to the town next year. 

        The town tree will undecorated and removed after the carnival.

 

Library Updates

        The library has snowshoes that can be used for the winter carnival if needed.

        The reading incentive will start in March and end on Memorial Day. There will be two prizes drawn on Memorial Day:

        Bike and helmet

        Fishing gear

        Josh is working on the 2020 summer programming.

        The library is working with the Historical Society on the 251 club movie. 

 

Approve Meeting Minutes

Bridgette motioned to approve the meeting minutes from January 6. Bridget seconded. The motion passed.

 

Treasurer’s Report

No report.


 

Programming

Winter Carnival: February 1, 2:00 p.m.

Details about the winter carnival were discussed, including:

        Volunteers from NHS

        Chili-chowder cookoff

        No registrations yet

        Supplies and food needed

        Door prizes

        Craft

        Additional supplies needed

        Events and coordinators

        Waivers and sign in sheet

        Silent auction

        Bonfire

 

Athletics

Basketball

        Discussion about first 5/6 game

        Discussion about referees

        New 27.5” balls are being used and the coaches are happy to have them

        Game balls in supply closet

        Pictures on Thursday

Little League:

        Insurance is all set for the season.

        There will be a coaches clinic (presented by Jack Legett) in the Burlington area on March 7.  NWLL is hoping coaches will attend.

        Registrations will be open on Friday 1/24 and close on 2/21.

        Evaluations will tentatively be on 3/15 and 3/22. Dates need to be confirmed.

        NWLL coaches meeting will be on 3/24.

        Pitching clinics are ongoing. They could use more help with Softball pitching.

        Bridgette made a motion to change the LL fees to $35 for tball and $45 for all other levels. Family discount to be determined in the future. Bridget seconded. The motion passed.

Pickleball:

        No updates.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 9:08 p.m.

 

The next meeting will be on Monday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin Central School.