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GAC Minutes 1989 04/14GOLF COURSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES APRIL 14, 1989 Attending: Max Williamson, Vice Chairman Dave Engen John Drips Craig Jackson Bud Schmidt Andy Laidlaw Tom Kerr Lee Bean Absent: Dan Hormaechea, Polly Collins, De Ett McCarty Minutes: The Minutes of March 14, 1989 meeting were, without objection, filed by the order of the Vice -Chairman. With the absence of three committee members, no motions were filed. However, discussion over several topics took place. Old Business: A. Whispering Forest Nine Hole Addition: The committee discussed, with Tom Kerr, a schedule of acceptance by the City with regard to overall completion of the new nine. The Committee agreed, following final seeding, to maintain the course at a reasonable expense incurred by Whispering Forest, for a period long enough to ascertain any other needed construction or reconstruction in areas of irrigation, drainage, seeding, winter run-off, etc. Following complete acceptance from the superintendent, the City will then accept the deeds from Whispering Forest. B. Fundraising RFP: A few people have inquired about the fundraising request. Their questions will be addressed by Dan. The RFP will be discussed at the next meeting. C. Clubhouse Liquor License Bill: This bill gives the course on opportunity to acquire a liquor license if they so desire. New Business: A. Golf Course Rules: John Drips discussed with the committee several areas of concern. It was agreed that slow play is the number one problem. John suggested posting a sign behind the Pru Shop desk directing players to keep pace and not to allow themselves to fall behind 1 hole, otherwise they will have to abide by the course marshall's direction. Further discussion by the committee suggested a 20 minute break required by each group between nines. It was also suggested no kids should be allowed under the age of 10, and under no exception will dogs be allowed. Rules and regulations will be discussed at the next meeting. B. #3 Fairway Reconstruction: The committee discussed with contractor Lee Bean the construction of a pond in coordination with the renovation of #3 Fairway. The pond, located down the left side of what is currently #3 Fairway, would be used for future irrigation for the existing 18 holes. The preliminary plans brought no objection. C. Junior Tournament (June 29th): John Drips asked for approval from the Committee to host a Junior Tournament on June 29, 1989. Approximately 100 Juniors will be in attendance. There were no objections. Without further business, the meeting was adjourned. wer Max Williamson, Vice Chairman GOLF COURSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES April 14, 1989 Attending: Dan Hormaechea - Chairman Bud Schmidt Max Williamson Craig Jackson De Ett McCarty John Drips Polly Collins Charlie Roberts - MGMA David Engen Minutes: The minutes of April 14, 1989 meeting were revised. With these revisions, the minutes were filed by the order of the Chairman. Old Business: A. Clubhouse Bond Issue: An assembly meeting will be held on May 4th. It was suggested that both golf course and parks committee members attend along with various other people involved. The intent of the meeting is to generate public awareness, understand bond election procedures, presentation to local service groups, discussion of bond issue facts, etc. B. Fairway #3 Renovation: Laidlaws contract was accepted by the City Council. Jackson will proceed with design and spects write-up. C. Whispering Forest: The committee suggested Craig and John preview spects for the additional nine holes. Committee members will discuss any concerns following this review. D. Tree Planting: Charlie Roberts of the Men's Association has agreed to work with a local property owner and the Men's Association to acquire several tamarack larch. It was suggested that using a tree spade would be most efficient and would give the trees a better chance for survival. Craig will check into the cost and availability of a spade. E. Clubhouse: Discussion on redesign will follow the bond election in June. F. RFP's: There will be an interview date set up for the submitted proposals. A few of the committee members (Collins and Hormaechea) will interview candidates and report back to full committee. G. Course Rules: Williamson motion to adopt a keep pace ruling requiring each group of players to maintain pace of play. If a group has fallen behind 1 hole, the course marshal will advise the group of several options to keep pace. If the problem persists, the group will be asked to leave the course. This keep pace ruling will be posted behind the pro shop desk. Hormaechea seconded; all were in favor and rho motion passed unanimously. *In regard to dogs and the non-playing public, Williamson motioned requesting the City Council to adopt a city ordinance prohibiting dogs from the golf course as well as non-playing people; i.e., joggers and bicyclists. Polly Collins seconded; all were in favor and the motion passed unanimously. *McCarty motioned to adopt the ruling that no one under the age of 10 be allowed on the golf course unless he or she is playing with an adult out of his or her own set of golf clubs. Engen seconded; all were in favor and the motion passed unanimously. Next meeting will be May 9, 1989. Meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m. DAN HORMAECHEA Chairman