Recreation Advisory Board Meeting Minutes 4-20-2010



Todd Precord

Paul Gersewski

John Faulman

Joe Modrzejewski

Vickie Ritter

Howard Lumsden, Twp Supervisor

Call To Order:

The first meeting of Long Rapids Township Recreation Advisory Board was called to order at 7:00p.m. by Township Supervisor Howard Lumsden.

New Business:

Officer Elections:

Motion by Paul, Second by John to nominate Todd Precord as Advisory Board Chairman. Motion Passed.

Meeting turned over to Board Chairman Todd Precord.

Motion by Vickie, Second by Joe to nominate John Faulman as Advisory Board Vice Chairman. Motion Passed.

Motion by Paul, Second by Todd to nominate Vickie Ritter as Advisory Board Secretary. Motion Passed.

Board Appointment Terms:

Joe to serve with one (1) year appointment

Paul / John to serve two (2) year appointment

Todd / Vickie to serve (3) year appointment

Contact Information:

Collected Contact Information from Board Members

Joe Modrzejewski 989-464-7128

Paul Gersewski 989-464-9635

John Faulman 989-379-4555, 989-354-2111 (work)

Todd Precord 989-255-3602

Vickie Ritter 989-657-5488

Howard Lumsden

Internet Access:

Rec Advisory Board will have a page incorporated with the Township Board website @

Meeting Schedules:

Quarterly regular meetings will be held on the third Tues of the month. July 20, 2010; October 21, 2010; Jan. 19, 2011 and April 20, 2011.


Discussed possible potential projects –

1) Basketball nets / courts at township hall

2) Improve canoe launches at river – Salina Road, Township Park, and Herron Road access

3) Improvements to Township Park – picnic area, bathroom, fishing platform etc..

4) Return of ice rink and potential locations

5) Ball diamond improvements

6) Adding additional length of time to winter basketball season at Twp Hall

7) Creation of hiking trails


Denise Cline is our NEMCOG representative. She will be in contact with us and providing us with additional information

DNR grant window is first part of year.

Howard provided all members with a copy of Wilson Township Rec Authority

Next Meeting:

Next meeting of advisory board to be held Tuesday, May 18, 2010 @ 7:00


Motion by John, Second by Paul to adjourn meeting. Motion Passed.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Vickie Ritter


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