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PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL RESOURCES ADVISORY BOARD <br /> J O MINUTES <br /> November 8, 2017, 2017 <br /> OREGO,, <br /> Co-Chair Scott Bullard called the meeting to order at 4:00p.m. at Palisades. <br /> Present: Co-Chair Scott Bullard, Co-Chair Bill Gordon,James Stupfel,Tom Widden, Heidi <br /> Schrimsher, Kimberlie Peeler, Brittany Weiler(arrived 4:10, left 5:55), Sabrina Safari, <br /> Youth Member, Brian Gullen,Alternate <br /> Absent: Charles Aubin, Mark Hoyt, Skip O'Neill, Council Liaison, <br /> Staff: Ivan Anderholm, Director of Parks & Recreation,Jeff Munro, Park/Natural Area/Golf <br /> Maintenance Superintendent, Megan Big John, Natural Areas &Athletic Fields Crew <br /> Leader and Dina Balogh, Parks & Recreation Administrative Assistant <br /> Guests: LO Resident, Darryl Boom, Dave Becket and Steve Dodds, Golf Advisory Committee <br /> APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br /> The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board (PARKS Board) reviewed and unanimously <br /> approved the minutes from October 18, 2017. <br /> Citizen Comment: <br /> LO Resident, Darryl Boom encouraged the board to recommend maintaining and not selling the LO <br /> Municipal Golf course. <br /> Dave Beckett—Golf Advisory Committee: Advised the board to recommend to City Council prioritizing <br /> bringing the golf course back into shape and putting money back into the course. <br /> Steve Dodds—Golf Advisory Committee: Gave a brief history of the course and accounting. Not against <br /> making the property more viable. Would like to see the City promote the course and maintain it. <br /> CITY COUNCIL UPDATE: None <br /> REGULAR BUSINESS <br /> Golf Course/Recreation Center Feasibility Study Update: <br /> Ivan Anderholm presented the Golf Course Feasibility Study update to the board. <br /> The department is working with an Architect who specializes in golf course design.The feasibility study <br /> addresses the course feasibility for a Recreation Center. The study is looking at programing space and <br /> the feasibility of the space setting for a great golf experience too. Ivan gave the board a quick overview <br /> of the architect's preliminary office and programing space descriptions and modifications. <br /> The study will be ready to present to the Parks Board at the December 13 meeting and City Council at <br /> the December 19 work session. <br />