Pittsfield Parks Commission - June 15, 2021

Open Agenda

1. Review of Minutes 00:01:03

May 18, 2021 meeting minutes


2. Comments 00:01:18

Comment on Springside Park Pump Track Project by Gene Nadeau and Charles Garivaltis


3. l. Park Event Requests 00:02:01

July 3 Block Party, Westside Legends and the Mastheads, Tessa Kelly, Westside Riverway Park, July 3, 2021, 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.


3. a. Park Event Requests 00:04:17

Berkshire Mountain Bike Traiing Series, Jacob Van Deusen, Springside Park, Tuesday nights from July 13 to August 17, 2021, 5:30 p.m.


3. b. Park Event Requests 00:07:42

9th Annual Sweltering Summer Ultramarathon, Berkshire Ultra Running Community for Service, Bennjamin Griffin, Clapp Park, August 14, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


3. c. Park Event Requests 00:09:52

Community Concert with Whiskey Treaty Roadshow, City of Pittsfield Cultural Development, Shiobbean Lemme, The Common, September 17, 2021, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.


3. d. Park Event Requests 00:14:51

Corazonidos Community School, Manos Unidas Cooperative, Nicole Fecteau, The Common on Wednesdays and Clapp Park on Fridays, July 7 to September 10, 2021, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.


3. f. Park Event Requests 00:19:04

Out of the Darkness Walk to Fight Suicide, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Heather White, October 3, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


3. g. Park Event Requests 00:21:51

Jacob's Pillow on the Road, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival & the City of Pittsfield, Thasia Giles, The Common, July 31, 2021, 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. & Durant Park, August 7, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


3. h. Park Event Requests 00:24:30

Live on the Lake, WBEC/Townsquare Media, Peter Barry, Burbank Park, Wednesdays July 7 to August 25, 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


3. i. Park Event Requests 00:26:56

Shire Fitness LLC, Matthew J. Boudreau, Clapp Park, Deming Park; Kirvin Park, Marchisio Park, Osceola Park, Springside Park and Wahconah Park, July 10 to November 26, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


3. j. Park Event Requests 00:46:33

Tanglewood in the City, Mill Town and Boston Symphony Orchestra, Carrie Holland, The Common, July 23, 2021, 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.


3. k. Park Event Requests 00:52:58

Youth Initiative Summer League, Imaran Mayes, Dorothy Amos Park, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, July 7 to September 1, 2021, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.


4. Correspondence 01:03:48

Emails received regarding Bike Skills Park


5. a. Reports 01:16:49

Recreation, Becky Manship


5. b. Reports 01:20:44

Parks and Long Range Management, Jim McGrath