“Special” TREPO Board Meeting (Approved August 1, 2017)
June 28, 2017
(This meeting was called by the Park Management Committee to address specific problems related to the upcoming July 4th weekend.)
Board Members Present: Joan Nano, Marcus Morgan, John Bryant, Laura Dailey, Tom Tramel, Glenn Hunter, Sammy Keen, Jule McGee
Board Members Absent: Phyllis Rea (excused), Charlee Thompson (excused), Mike Wilson (excused)
Officers Present: Victoria Imm, Millie McGee, Linda Hizer
Officers Absent: Evelyn Johnson (excused)
Alternates Present: Karen Mullins, Sassy Johnson
Alternates Absent: Charlie Arnett (excused)
Guests: Larry Clifford
The meeting was *called to order* at 7:00 p.m. by Joan Nano. Joan led the opening prayer and pledge of allegiance.
*Roll call *was conducted by Linda Hizer. The *minutes of the Park Management* meeting for June 21, 2017 was distributed and approved by members present at that meeting. The following discussion ensued pertaining to those minutes.
(Paragraph five …….”will spend a 5 hour session.”) The cleanup session would take up an undetermined amount of time which would be left up to Paul and Melba Morris.
(Paragraph three) Paul should report any problems discovered in the parks to the TREPO Board.
Joan Nano clarified that there would be a cap on paid mileage for patrolling the parks, 24 miles on Saturday and 24 more miles on Sunday.
Joan Nano also clarified Paul and Melba Morris would be paid for patrolling the parks and the cleaning of Point Park only. Paul would not be paid for gate entrance duty.
A motion to pay Paul $30 per week for Point Park clean-up was approved by the board. Mileage would be paid at the previously established rate.
The TREPO board determined it not necessary to hire security for this holiday weekend. Glenn Hunter and Tommy Tramel volunteered to check out parks this weekend.
Jule McGee expressed the need for a greeter shelter at Boat Ramp Park. Jule McGee and Tommy Tramel volunteered to put up the new signs at Boat Ramp Park.
It was brought to the board’s attention that due to the change of Coumbia County’s garbage company, our parks refuse has not been picked up lately. The board voted to pay the bill to the new company on a monthly basis. Joan Nano volunteered to call the garbage company to make arrangements. Since the problem will not be resolved before the holiday weekend, Joan Nano volunteered to take care of the garbage at Point Park. Victoria Imm volunteered to take care of the garbage at Hodor Park.
Linda Hizer relayed complaints about our portable toilets not being maintained especially at Camping Park. Jule McGee stated he would look into the problem.
Marcus Morgan relayed complaints about horses being housed in a flood plain creating environmental issues. The need for legal consultation was reiterated and the need to talk to Randy DePratter, our county commissioner.
A motion was made and seconded to adjourn at 7:50 p.m.