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GAC Minutes 2005 05/11McCall Golf Advisory Meeting May llth, 2005 See Printed Agenda. Roll Call at 5:30pm Attendees: Allan Morrison Bob Giles Roger Snodgrass Hank McCauley Jerry Palmerton Staff Reports 1. Allan Morrison a. Railing around the clubhouse will be completed and painted, within our budget, by the end of May. 2. Jerry Palmerton a. Seeded all damaged putting greens --- 1, 2, 4-17 on Aspen & Birch. b. Covers are being used to protect some greens while they recover. c. Seeded 1, 4, and 6 on Cedar Course. There is a temp green on #6. d. In about 10 days, a light top dressing will be done to help develop healthy grass. Light top dressing will be done frequently. e. Small sod projects, back of green #5. Using nursery sod to help out. f. Walk mowers are being used where newly germinated seed needs protecting. We have 2 working walk mowers. g. Irrigation has been tested, pumps are up and running. Jerry is working on setting up the software based upon weather station data so that it will optimize the irrigation system. The pump technician will be reviewing all of our pumps in the next week. h. Staffing - Four seasonals on currently and another one will be hired tomorrow. Mechanic is staying on with golf course. Rest of staff is doing really well. Probably will be able to get to12 seasonals with the LOT funding for labor. Old Business: Minutes from April '05 were accepted. New Business: 1. LOT Report from Roger Snodgrass a. Recommendation to City Council for equipment is $23,500. Jerry has recommendation for leasing equipment. Committee agreed this was a priority. b. LOT committee also agreed to 3 laborers at a cost of $20,000. Again, this needs to be approved by the City Council. c. City Council will decide on May 26th d. Submission for next year's LOT begins June 2nd, 2005 e. Committee recommends we put equipment lease as 1st priority for the LOT. f. Committee recommends that 3 laborers at $21,000 plus equipment lease at $25,000 for FY 2006 LOT. Bob will present Labor proposal to LOT committee. Jerry & Allan will dpresent Equipment proposal. Meeting is currently scheduled for June 2° , 6pm at the American Legion Hall. 2. Replacement of inactive committee members a. Still have 2 vacancies. Golf Advisory Committee will ask the City to advertise to fill these 2 positions. These are voluntary positions on committee known as "members at large." Meeting Adjourned at 7:l Opm. Next Meeting: 5:30pm on Wednesday, June 8 at the McCall Golf Course Club House.