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GAC Minutes 2001 02/14GOLF COURSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES February14th, 2001 Attending: Todd McKenna Roger Snodgrass Dari McKim Marc Rhoades Carl Hoss Dan Pillard Jeff Goodman Max Williamson Mary Clemmer Minutes: It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of the January 10th meeting as written, with the addition of moved seconded, passed unanimously to approve the Suzi Nelson season pass refund request. Public Requests or Comments: There were several negative comments, concerning the golf fund financials, published in the local newspaper and on the radio. It was mentioned that the committee submits a response to the comments. Dan Pillard said he would prepare an accurate response. It was requested that a public hearing be held to review golf operations. New Business: After discussion, it was moved and seconded, passed unanimously to have the Golf Course Advisory Committee serve as the Golf Operations Committee requested by the city. After review, the committee agreed that the golf shop personnel were doing an excellent job and the internal controls were excellent. Old Business: The committee reviewed the season pass refund ordinance. It was moved and seconded, passed unanimously to review the ordinance at the March meeting and to submit any changes. Committee reviewed the proposed green fee increase and agreed that the numbers were correct, Dan Pillard gave a presentation on the proposed wetland modifications to the cedar golf course and proposed practice area. Staff Report: Dan Pillard - Reported that he would attend the SMR Homeowners Association Meeting on February 27th, to propose future course changes as well as long term maintenance and operation objectives. He also reported that much of the golf course equipment was fully depreciated and needed replacement. He mentioned that the depreciation schedule needed to be looked at and revised. He mentioned the city was considering placing a starter to increase control measures. The committee recommended that other methods of control be implemented instead of a starter. Dan said he would get some options. Mary Clemmer - Reported concerns that the newspaper gave a negative image of the contractor's that was misleading to the public. Dan Pillard mentioned that he would look into this problem and find an appropriate response. Carl Hoss - Carl mentioned that the golf shop has excellent control measures and the past audits gave their operation an excellent rating. Submitted By: Todd McKenna, Chairman