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Silvis Playground and Recreation Board presents engineering proposal

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By Rock Island Today Reports | Jan 27, 2017

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The city of Silvis Playground and Recreation Board met Oct. 6 to present an engineering proposal.

Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the board:

This Board meets in the Safety Building 1040 1st Avenue Silvis at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st Thursday each month.

PLAYGROUND & RECREATION BOARD MINUTES October 6, 2016

Silvis City Hall, 121 – 11th Street, Silvis, IL

Juan Escontrias called meeting to order at 6:30 pm

Members present: Juan Escontrias, Bob Roman, Mike Johnson

Members absent: Katie Brooks, Bruce Nelson

Also present: Alderman Kathy Hall, Alderman Larry York, City Administrator Jim Grafton

Bob Roman made a motion to accept the September minutes, as written. Motion seconded by

Mike Johnson. All ayes – motion carried.

Juan Escontrias read the bills:

B & B Drain/Hi-Nee Huts $ 100.00

Call One $ 10.00

MidAmerican Energy $ 156.65

Amazon $ 450.25

Speed Connect $ 59.95

Silvis School District $ 160.00

Total $ 936.85 (Approved)

Illowa Investment, Inc $ 8,560.00 (Hold for fulfillment of contract)

Bob Roman made a motion to pay all bills for October, except Illowa Investment Inc. for

$8,560.00, pending resolution of contract fulfillment discrepancies (i.e. color of lines, net

support straightening). Motion seconded by Mike Johnson. All ayes – motion carried.

New Business:

• Kathy Hall asked about moving the fence and backstop at Hibbs Park – sighting

infringements on neighboring business, parking concerns, and spectator safety.

Discussion followed. It was agreed that all parties should be present – Building and

Grounds, Playground and Rec, and Little League (Marcus Nache). Bob Roman

expressed his support and had presented it at the August meeting. A meeting by the

Building and Grounds Chair, Larry York, will be scheduled.

• Larry York presented the Townsend Engineering proposal for the renovation project at

Hero Street Memorial Park and asked for the Board’s assistance in this effort. Mike

Johnson made a motion to assist in this effort and spend up to $5,000.00, if needed.

Motion seconded by Bob Roman. All ayes – motion carried.

• Juan Escontrias shared a communication received from the Volleyball League. It will be

discussed when the entire Board is present.

Mike Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Bob Roman. All

ayes – motion carried at 7:45pm.

Minutes by Mike Johnson

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