COMMUNITY CENTER FEASIBILITY TASK FORCE TEAM
Front Row (from left): Chuck Manofsky, Matt Rule, Bill Westbrook, Greg Comfort, Nick Lashutka
Back Row: Todd Walter, Kelly Boggs-Lape, Supen Bowe, Margie Pizzuti, Linda Mauger, Merry Hamilton, Linda Moulakis, Wendy Gomez, Brian Perera
Not Pictured: Dianne Albrecht, Yanitza Brongers-Marrero
|Dianne Albrecht||Kelly Boggs-Lape||Yanitza Brongers-Marrero|
|Supen Bowe||Greg Comfort||Wendy Gomez|
|Merry Hamilton||Nick Lashutka, Co-Chair||Chuck Manofsky|
|Linda Mauger||Linda Moulakis||Brian Perera|
|Margie Pizzuti, Co-Chair||Matthew Rule||Todd Walter|
The CCFTF Community Engagement Subcommittee is charged with developing an extensive, open and transparent community engagement process that encourages multiple opportunities for citizen participation and input. With the support and guidance of the professional feasibility study consultant firm, the work of this subcommittee will include, but is not limited to:
- Planning and conducting a variety of public meetings (open houses, focus groups, pop up gatherings, etc.)
- Planning and conducting citizen surveys, to include one statistically valid survey, informal online surveys as appropriate, questionnaires, etc.
- Reviewing data and resident input gathered through previous outreach (2018 Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Plan, etc.)
- Creating summaries of the feedback obtained through these processes
Members of the Community Engagement Subcommittee are Dianne Albrecht, Kelly Boggs-Lape, Supen Bowe (Chair), Merry Hamilton and Linda Moulakis.
The CCFTF Facilities & Partnerships Subcommittee is charged with developing the parameters for a prospective community center facility—to include the consideration of partnership opportunities—that would best fulfill residents needs and desires. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Visiting/reviewing facilities in comparable communities
- Assessing the community’s needs and existing amenities and programs
- Considering potential locations for a prospective facility
- Exploring existing models of public and private partnership opportunities
Members of the Facilities & Partnerships Subcommittee are Yanitza Brongers-Marrero, Greg Comfort (Chair), Wendy Gomez, Chuck Manofsky and Bill Westbrook.
The CCFTF Finance Subcommittee is charged with exploring all financial considerations associated with a prospective community center. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Identifying possible sources of capital funding
- Identifying possible sources of funding for ongoing operations, programming and maintenance
- Consideration of financial business models for facilities in comparable communities
- Developing an overarching summary of funding strategy options
Members of the Finance Subcommittee are Linda Mauger, Brian Perera, Matt Rule (Chair) and Todd Walter.
The Task Force determined that the feasibility study process will best be served with the professional assistance of a consultant team experienced in conducting feasibility studies of this nature. The Selection Subcommittee was charged with reviewing and making a recommendation back to the Task Force of the Whole on the preferred consultant. This subcommittee was comprised of Greg Comfort, Nick Lashutka, Linda Mauger, Margie Pizzuti, Matthew Rule and Bill Westbrook.
- November 25 City Council Meeting – City Council voted to award the contract to Williams Architects
- November 18 Council Conference Session – Task Force representatives presented its recommendation to City Council
- November 13 Task Force of the Whole – Task Force voted to recommend Williams Architects to City Council
- November 13 – Agenda
- November 12 – Agenda, Minutes
- October 30 Task Force of the Whole Meeting – Meeting included subcommittee update on selection process
- October 16 – Agenda, Minutes
- October 1 – Agenda, Minutes
- A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was issued by the City in early September, with a deadline of September 23
- August 27 – Minutes