Parks Board Minutes 09/12/2011
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Parks Board Minutes 2011
Parks Board Minutes 09/12/2011
9/16/2011 4:35:47 PM
9/16/2011 4:35:46 PM
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<br />MINUTES <br />CLIVE PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD <br />Monday, September 12, 2011 <br />Council Chambers <br />th <br />1900 NW 114Street <br />Chairman Crawford called the meeting to order at 5:30p.m. <br />Present – <br />Barnes, Martin, Easler, Crawford, Reed, Shetler <br />Easlermade a motion to approve the agenda, seconded by Shetler. All signified aye, motion <br />approved. <br />Easlermade a motion to approve the consent items, seconded by Shetler. All signified aye, <br />motion approved. <br />Citizen presentation: <br />Citizen of West Des Moinesspoke about being a participant in Clive’s Urban Deer Hunt <br />programlast year.He requested clarification from the board as to the areas of concern <br />regarding the program that were posed at the last meeting.He also shared somethoughts on <br />the program andrequested that the board question the participants in the future as to how to <br />improve the programand policies.He mentioned abuck incentive programto help gain <br />participants. <br />Other Power Driven Mobility Devices (OPDMD): <br />The Department of Justice recently reviewed ADA regulations and provided for several <br />different interpretations of the law. One in particular has an impact on the trails.It requires <br />that public entities shall make reasonable modifications to policies, practices and procedures to <br />permit the use of other power driven mobility devices unless you can demonstrate such devices <br />cannot be operated in accordance with legitimate safety requirements. A few considerations <br />include type, size, weight, dimensions and speed of the device, as well as varying volume of <br />pedestrian traffic (different times of the day, week, month or year). <br />As was discussed at last month’s meeting, staff haschecked with several other cities and there <br />has not been a lot of movement to adopt a policy for this issue at the current time. Windsor <br />Heights has incorporated portions of the requirements into their bicycle ordinances. As the <br />Department of Justice ruling concerns ADA law, staff doesn’tthink we need to have this <br />included in an ordinancebut insteadaddress the issue as a matter of policy. It appears that <br />Urbandale, Waukee or West Des Moines have not moved forward with any action at this time. <br />The Board felt that the discussion should be tabled until other communities are addressing it so <br />that we can consider some sort of uniform policy. <br />Park Entrance Fences: <br />Clive has a number of park areas throughout the city in which there are cedar split-rail fences <br />to mark the entrance or delineate property lines or some other particular feature of the park. <br />These fences have been used in our parks for several years. The City was presented with a <br />request from a resident that would like to see us using a material that requires less maintenance <br /> <br />
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