Absent: Village Council Liaison Ramon Hache, Mary Mogerley, William Riker, Director Nancy Bigos
Appointments There are currently two positions open on the PRC Board. Jean Epiphan was welcomed to the PRC Board tonight. She is a lifelong resident of Ridgewood, she is employed at Rutgers University and her background is in forestry.
Florian presented the lighting project which entails installing a permanent LED light structure system that delivers superior light control, is energy efficient, simplifies installation and ensures better reliability. He stated that the LED lights will not produce light beyond the area you wish to have lit, which will be a positive point. F. Weispfenning met with Musco Lighting and was impressed with the company and the quality of the lighting system. He also mentioned Musco Lighting is a co-op member. The approximate cost for the project is $400,000.00 total with no maintenance for 30 years and would take about two weeks to install. A proposal should be received from Musco Lighting by April 12th. The project will be financed by the Open Space Grant (letter of intent has already been submitted), money from the Open Space Trust and the sports organizations. It will need community support and there will be a public hearing.
Master Plan Our Village, Our Future…Master Plan
Application approved as NJ State Historical Site
Open Space Grant Application/2019 Letter of Intent
The Letter of Intent is due. It has been sent to Hackensack in the amount of $130,000.00 for the June lighting project at Maple Park.
Waterfowl Management Geese Peace- The Health Department will be assuming the responsibility of administering the program. They are offering a training/refresher course for those who are interested. The addling of the eggs made a significant difference in the past.
“Discover our parks…Live, Learn and Play” Parks and Recreation Department, REAC and CRPL are hosting this event this year. Invitations have been mailed to many groups, vendors, organizations and individuals inviting them to participate in this year’s event.
Currently, there are 13 sponsors and is moving along, it is fantastic.
N. Bigos distributed spring brochures and the April/May Programs to each member of the PRC Board.
Board of Ed - J. Morgan
Open Space Committee - D. Sayles
Fields Committee – R. Brooks
• The fields schedule is finalized for the spring.
• Presentation for permanent lighting at Maple Park – covered.
• The batting cages were well received.
• The backstops at Stevens Field were taken down. Dr. Fishbein stated the backstops were being destroyed by Lacrosse and out of town T-Ball. K. Cooke is working on this.
Shade Tree Commission – N. Bigos
. Deanna Schablik, who administers the Community Center, gave a presentation on the proposed Rules of Conduct for the Community Center. The Village needs guidelines in place for everyday use of the Community Center. The main concern is safety. The Village employees and Police Department need to have these guidelines in place legally to ensure the safe and proper functioning of the Community Center and the employees and visitors to the Center.
Next Meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Stable, 7:30 pm
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