Meeting: Jasper Park Board

The Jasper Park Board met Tuesday and:

• Heard an Older Americans Center report from Carrie Dick. This is a busy week at the center — a Christmas party will be held at the center tonight, two buses of attendees visited the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville on Tuesday and the singing seniors will go caroling at nursing homes on Friday. The center is up about 140 attendees from this point in 2018. The board approved junking 11 computers used at the site.

• Heard a golf course update from John Bertges. Buffalo Trace pulled in $2,488.89 in November, about $1,000 less than November 2018. Total, the course pulled in about $13,000 more in 2019 than it did in 2018. Tree removal has begun on the back nine with the purpose of making both play and maintenance easier at the course.

• Opened two bids for a storage building that could one day be located at Buffalo Trace Golf Course. At $77,120 and $107,000, the bids came in higher than budgeted and were taken under advisement.

• Opened quotes for a front-end mower for Buffalo Trace. The low quote came from Hopf Outdoor Equipment of Jasper at a net price of $21,711.53 and was approved.

• Also opened quotes for a mower to be used at the Parklands of Jasper. The low bid was for a Cub Cadet mower and came from Hopf Outdoor Equipment. The cost was $5,997 and the purchase was approved.

• Opened quotes for a pickup truck. The low bid came from Sternberg Incorporated at a net price of $25,875 after trade-in. The bid, which was for a Dodge pickup, was approved.

• Approved Gavin Lichlyter to work as a weight training instructor at classes at Jasper High School, beginning on Monday, Jan. 6. Signups are still being accepted. The class will cost $60 per entrant and is open to men and women ages 18 and older.

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