Recreation Commission Minutes, 01.12.2023

Guilford Recreation Commission Meeting Minutes 1-12-23

  1. Recognition of Public: Commission recognises Elina Koumjian, who is considering joining the Recreation Commission.
  2. Attending members: Mary Wallace-Collins, Kelsy Allan, Ashley Kane, Chris Zappala, Verandah Porche, Selectboard Liaison.
  3. Call to Order: 6:33pm
  4. Announcement that Regan Beebe has resigned from Recreation Commission.
  5. Introductions by each member to Elina. Elina introduced herself. Mary gave an overview of the Rec. Commission activities.

Winterfest: Winterfest will be held Sunday, February 12, at the Guilford Fairgrounds. Refreshments will be offered between 12 and 2 pm.. If there is no snow the Winterfest will be cancelled. Activities will include, sledding, a firepit, hot chocolate, popcorn, apples, and s’mores will be provided. Rec. Commissioners will have extra sleds available.

There was discussion about advertising the Winterfest, particularly, creating a flyer and notifying the school about it.

The Rec. Commission will reach out to other town organizations — the Rec. Club, The Conservation Commission, the Boy Scouts—for additional input and assistance at the Winterfest.

  1. Nordic Ski Program Update: Three sets of skis and equipment have not been picked up. Mary will contact these participants.
  2. The Rec. Commission website is difficult for The Commissioners to update and adjust. Verandah informed the commission that the town has hired someone to coordinate and upgrade it’s websites.
  3. Mary Wallace-Collins, Commission Chair, will be away for Winterfest and for regular February meeting. Commission made a verbal agreement to coordinate Winterfest preparations via email.
  4. Meeting Adjourned: 7:17pm