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SOUTH BEND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS <br />REGULAR MEETING <br />JULY 20, 2015 <br />The Board of Park Commissioners of the Park District of the City of South Bend, Indiana met on <br />Monday July 20, 2015 at the O'Brien Administration & Recreation Center, 321 E. Walter St., <br />South Bend, Indiana for its regular meeting. Notice of the date, time and place of the meeting <br />were duly given as required by law. <br />Park Board members present were as follows: <br />Ms. Amy Hill, President <br />Mr. Mark Neal, Vice President <br />Ms. Aimee Buccellato <br />Park Board members absent were as follows: <br />Mr. Garrett Mullins <br />Staff members present: Phil St. Clair, Director of Parks; Bill Carleton, Director of Financial <br />Services/Board Secretary; Susan O'Connor, Deputy Director of Parks; Paula Garis, Special <br />Events Supervisor; Randy Nowacki, Director of Golf Operations; John Martinez, Interim <br />Maintenance Superintendent; Mark Bradley, Director of Marketing; Steve Nemeth, <br />Superintendent III, Steve Orlowski, Head Park Ranger; Matthew Moyers, Special Projects <br />Manager; Michael Schmidt, Park Board Attorney <br />L The Meeting was called to order by Board President Hill at 4:10 p.m. <br />IL The First Order of Business was the Interviewing of Interested Citizens <br />1. Ms. O'Connor played a video that summarized all the events and programs that took <br />place in the last year. <br />2. Mr. Cedric Joseph - Pauline and Mr. Jason Jordan explained to the Board the history of <br />the Made Men program and what the future plans for it are. They will return with a video <br />that is being edited presently. <br />3. Mr. Steve Nemeth presented the Board with a CD that has a self - guided tour of the City <br />Cemetery on it. He updated the Board on recent events in the Cemetery. A walking tour <br />took place in May that included Civil War reenactors that represented persons that are <br />buried there. <br />III. Report By Organizations <br />1. Potawatomi Zoological Society- Ms. Marcy Dean <br />Ms. Dean presented the Board with a summary of the recently completed master plan for <br />the Zoo. <br />2. South Bend Cubs - Mr. Joe Hart, President <br />Mr. Hart reported that attendance is over 230,000 for the year and on pace to reach <br />300,000. They are only 30,000 away from setting a new franchise record. There are <br />- -I -- <br />