BRPA Board Meeting October 13, 2014 Summary Minutes

Members Present: Bill Thomas, Kurt Karsten, Cindy Wells, Sherrie Kelley, Dan Phelps (AC), Jay Green, Bruce Reiter (AC), Lee Shackelford, Jocelyn Williams (AC), Jeff Gilbert

I. New Slate of Board Members for 2015-2016 officers as proposed for November 2014 approval

  • VP slot remains open
  • New Secretary Renee Rubin

II. Review and Approval of Pool Plastering Contract for 2015 with Olympia Pools

  • Approximate cost= $75,000
  • Replace LED lights, tile to stone
  • Equalizers need to be filled in or eliminated
  • Process takes 2-3 weeks in late March-hydrostatic drain, demo coping stone and re-plastering, brushing
  • Discussed adding a completion schedule or timeline to contact with a monetary penalty if not completed on time
  • Motion to sign contract with Olympia Pool Unanimously Passed

III. Review of Survey Results

  • Jocelyn Williams sent out survey to members 115 pool members completed survey.
  • Propose to Improve communications with members.
  •  There are about 20 Charter members who’s ownership is not clear
  • Is adult swim a mandated requirement?
  • Snack bar upgrades-Cindy Wells will help with this in 2015
  • Grills and a suggested outdoor sink; further suggestion was to just require all families using the grills to bring their own cooking utensils
  • Bathrooms not clean—upgrades and lifeguard management issues discussed
  • Head Coach of Swim Team issues discussed Pool will pursue the position of Aquatics Director for 2015
  • See the entire survey for more details

V. State of the Pool

  • This included the review of the survey findings
  • Renew contract with DRD or do we use another pool company?  Looking at bids from 2 other companies including USA Aquatics.
  • New proposed diving boards-cost $6000.  Have safety concerns with them being too slippery.  Suggested that someone speak to a boat builder about option of repairing current boards.

Outstanding Items:

  • Schedule Finance Committee meeting to review 2015 Budget
  • Turkey Trot Fundraiser-Tshirts and volunteer committee for race

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