Meeting Minutes


August 21, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Greenwood Park & Recreation commission was held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017. Said meeting was open and the public was encouraged to attend. The Park and Recreation Commission reserved the right to adjourn to Executive Session per State Statute 84-1410. The open meetings act was posted in the Community Center meeting room for the public to view.

Voting members present: Ryan Boggs, Jeremey Dickes, Luke Sobota and Kim Thomason

Voting members absent: Matt Holsten, Jason Nichelson and Jim Swenson

non-member present: None

Ryan made a motion to approve the minutes from August 14, 2017. Luke seconded it. Approved as presented.

Old Business-

a. 501(c)(3) Tax ID-No report

b. Park flag poles-Postponed discussion

c. Next steps for Park or Village improvements-Postponed discussion

New Business- a. Review Greenwood Fun Day 2017

1. Have heard good reviews

2. The Run/Walk went well. It brought in out-of-towners and provided a morning event

3. The church was happy with the results of the pancakes

4. Talked to soccer about lunch. Perhaps next year they will sell lunch at the car show.

5. The car show went very well.

6. The parade was good.

7. Need to revisit the timing between events:

i. Between the parade and inflatables as children were waiting

ii. Between the car show and horseshoes as the tournament couldn’t begin because participants were at the car sow

iii. After the inflatables as the water fights did not happen to keep people in the park

8. Can Bingo move closer to the activities?

9. Post schedules around the park for people to see

10. PA system needed to announce events

11. The fireworks were great-17 minutes

12. Need names of winners of different contests

13. Art show worked better as youth. High School art teacher brought artwork.

14. Not do vendors next year as people don’t shop. If someone wants to set up, that is fine.

15. Need money information from different events to enter into the spreadsheet.

. Kind of a lull in the evening. Could the fireworks be 30 minutes earlier?

17. Facebook page created. Needs photos.

18. Signs worked out well. They are in good shape and put in storage for next year.

b. Greenwood Fun Day 2018

1. Discuss changing the date?

Next meeting September 18, 2017 at 7:00


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