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GAC Minutes 1988 11/07Golf Course Advisory Committee November 7, 1988 7:00 p.m. Present were committee members Hormaechea, Williamson, Collins, Engen, and McCarty. Also present were Bud Schmidt, John Dripps and Craig Jackson. Old business: Minutes from the meeting on October 11, 1988 were approved as written. Clubhouse brochure The new brochures have been printed and are ready for mailing. there is an estimated mailing list of 1300 to 1500 names. Collins stated the brochures will possibility be mailed by the loth of November. The committee directed John Dripps to make golfers which had purchased the 10 year golf pass as original brochure. John will explain to these people, long term passes to the $5,000 lifetime pass. The refund their donation. this motion. All were in favor. Williamson made contact with those proposed in the the change from commitments, or Engen seconded. Renovation #3 Fairway Hormaechea discussed with the committee the renovation of #3 fairway. Sam Alacano and Williamson made a motion that the committee should recommend to the City Council an additional $15,000 from the reserve fund to be added to Alacano's $50,000 commitment to renovate #3 fairway; included will be bid spects. Hormaechea seconded all were infavor. Associates have verbally agreed to assume a portion of the cost to renovate #3 fairway. A written commitment from this group will be presented to the committee and city hall. Personel and Amendments Increase After a brief discussion between superintendent Jackson and the committee, Williamson make a motion to raise personnel services $8,000 and amendments $4,000, totaling an additional $12,000, to be added to the budget for fiscal year 88-89. (Refer to enclosed handout.) In addition to Alacano's commitment of $50,000 to renovate #3 fairway, the committee agreed to commit $15,000 to the project. Williamson made the motion to add an additional $15,000 to Alacano and associates donations. Hormaechea seconded, all were in favor. Sod, Seed & Soil The committee then discussed the need for additional golf course improvements throughout the course of 88-89. It was then decided a cost of $5,000 would be required to accomplish these maintenance projects. Engen made a motion to include $5,000 in the budget for the purchase of materials to accomplish desired projects. McCarty seconded, all were in favor. Drainage Work Jackson discussed with the committee, the completion of several extensive drains in different locations around the golf course and the dredging of aquatic weeds and dirt from several ponds. In Jackson;s estimation, the drains are more than adequate and the ponds will be more appealing to the golfing public. The dredging of ponds and drainage were approved during the meeting on October 11, 1988. Total cost was $4,478.68. New Business The men's association is commended for their efforts in aquiring a green section representative to evaluate course conditions at a cost of $600. Larry Giluhuly of the U.S.G.A. greens section submitted his report to Bud Schmidt and City Council, the golf committee and superintendent Jackson. Tree Spade The committee directed Jackson to research tree spades and their cost. Jackson will report back to committee. The next meeting will be December 14, 1988 Tuesday, at City Hall. Adjournment Meeting was Adjourned at 10:00 p.m. Chairman 1988-89 Personnel Services Budget Increases Currently in our budget, we're able to employ five laborers and one night waterman. With the increase in our maintenance program over previous years, a request for three additional employees should be considered. A11 figures presented are based on three additional season employees. An Hourly rate of $4.25/hr. 160 hrs/mon., for five months. These figures apply to each additional employees. Listed below are specific areas requiring additional man hours. * Aerification & Topdressing (Fairway, Greens & Tee's) 350 hrs $1500.00 * Verticut & Topdressing * Aerification & Isolated Dry Spots (Greens) 400 hrs 1000hrs 1700.00 4250.00 * Trimming & Mowing (Weekend & Tournament Prep) 300 hrs 1300.00 * Maintenance Items (Sodding, Seeding, Construction) 500 Hrs. 2200.00 * Allowance for emergency's, overtime, etc... 234 hrs 1000.00 TOTAL 2785 hrs 12,000.00 1988-89 Cost of Amendments for Fiscal 88-89 Monies currently remaining in the budget for fiscal year 1988-1989 total $2,600. These funds will be spent for purchases of spring and mid -season fertilizer application for 1989. In order to establish quality turfgrass conditions, a soil amendments program should be considered. Below is a list of soil requirements and costs. * Lime: Greens - N/A 8000#'s $190.00 Tee's - (2 appl) Fairways - (1 appl) 50 lb/1000sq.ft. 2,300.00 * Potassium: Greens - 300#'s (0-0-52) Tee's - 400#'s Fairways - 300#'s " 75.00 * Phosphorus: Greens - 200#'s (0-50-0) Tee's - N/A " Fairway - 700#'s " 110.00 * Gypsum Green - 800#'s Tee's - 200#'s Fairway - 8000#'s 100.00 Topdressing material: 60 yds @ $20.00/yd $1200.00 TOTAL $3975.00