Attendance: Mayor Alexis Fenner, Deputy Mayor Harding, Councillor Bucci, Councillor Wright, Councillor Porter
Staff: Patty St. Peter, Clerk – Manager, Janet Greer, Recreation Manager
Mayor Fenner called the meeting to order @ 6:01 p.m. Her Worship turned the meeting over to the recreation presentation
The recreation manager presented the following presentation.
Reference to the Tourism part of the presentation.
Councillor Bucci noted the private enterprise needs to take a handle on attracting tourists to the area. Mayor Fenner asked the recreation manager what she was looking at. Recreation Manager advised she was bringing the information to Council for them to decide what to do. Mayor Fenner asked the recreation manager what she would recommend. The recreation manager advised she would recommend focus groups be organized to discuss tourism in the area. Mayor Fenner noted that possibly invitations should be forwarded to business owners to discuss the initiative. The recreation manager suggested that students of the literature and drama groups be approached in organizing a play that could be performed at the campground.
General discussion on the presentation.
In reference to the campground a list of rules and regulation where handed out to council for their perusal. The recreation manager noted that currently there is no type of control thus allowing the public to do what they please. She advised there needs to be some type of rules and regulations to be followed.
In reference to the upcoming costs of the tennis courts, equipment and building maintenance it was suggested that an application be submitted to cover these items. It was noted that there are grants that the village only has to contribute 7% towards. Councillor Bucci asked if the village’s portion could be in kind? Mayor Fenner said a percentage of the 7% could be but was unsure the exact amount.
MOTION: Meeting adjourned @ 7:01 p.m. – Deputy Mayor Harding – Motion Carried – 2018 – 54