<br />PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL RESOURCES ADVISORY
<br />May 15, 2019
<br />Co-Chair Bill Gordon called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m., at Maintenance Center.
<br />Present: Co-Chair Bill Gordon, Co-Chair Scott Bullard, Amy Waterbury, Heidi Schrimsher, Tom
<br />Widden, Mark Silen, Alternate, Youth Member Cameron Iizuka (arrived at 5pm),
<br />Absent: Natalie Bennon, Doug McKean, Brian Gullen, Brittany Weiler, Youth Member
<br />Mariana Wahab, and Daniel Nguyen, Council Liaison
<br />Staff: Ivan Anderholm, Director of Parks & Recreation; Jan Wirtz, Recreation
<br />Superintendent; Bruce Powers, Parks Analyst/Parks Planner; Dina Balogh, Parks &
<br />Recreation Administrative Assistant; Maria Bigelow, Adult Community Program
<br />Supervisor; Tom Mueller, Golf Course Manager; Erica Rooney, City Engineer.
<br />Guests: NA
<br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES
<br />The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board (PARKS Board) reviewed and unanimously
<br />approved the minutes from April 17, 2019.
<br />Citizen Comment: N/A
<br />YOUTH MEMBER UPDATE:
<br />Cameron Iizuka, Youth Members –
<br /> ASB Elections: Cameron won the position of Assembly’s Director.
<br /> Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Next year students and community members will meet to discuss
<br />race in the community.
<br /> Lake Oswego boys and girls Lacrosse, Golf and Tennis teams going to State tournaments.
<br />CITY COUNCIL UPDATE: N/A
<br />REGULAR BUSINESS:
<br />Adult Community Center Remodel and Programs:
<br />Maria Bigelow, Adult Community Center Program Supervisor -
<br />Lake Oswego Classes offered at Adult Community Center Stats: 369 in 2016, 397 in 2017 (an increase of
<br />9%), 528 in 2018 (an increase of 43%). Along with the increase of classes offered at the ACC, phone calls
<br />to the front desk continue to increase.
<br />The Living Well Talk Series is the winner of the Excellence in Health & Wellness Award from the National
<br />Council on Aging. This series was created with the purpose of bringing fresh, innovative and
<br />enlightening topics to empower others to live life on their own terms. Our participants benefited from
<br />having ‘after hours’ programming that also put a spotlight on the great services our Center provides.
<br />Some of the topics have included:
<br /> Online Dating for Rookies
<br /> Don't Just Retire...RE-FIRE!
<br /> Marijuana as Medicine with Nectar Dispensary