1. CALL TO ORDER and PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: (6:02PM)
At Large: Jim Brummer
RYHA: Don Miller
RRFOBC: Barb Timm
City Council Members Marke Eiden & Darren Jakel
Staff: John Seifert and Mike Bauer
2. SET AGENDA: As Submitted.
3. CONSENT AGENDA
3.1. Approval of January Minutes: As Submitted.
4. GENERAL BUSINESS
4.1. Expansion: There was discussion about setting a meeting with RYHA Otsego Members and Staff of the City of Otsego. There was a review of the RYHA funded feasibility study, naming rights and how single sheet ice arenas are able to cover operational cost but not debt and operations. Staff will seek permission to meet with the Otsego staff, and will attend a meeting setup by RYHA Otsego members. There was a discussion of additional recreational/fitness and private spaces being added on to the facility and efforts to date and possible financing options in public, private partnerships and various referendum possibilities.
4.2. Recognition Policy: There was a discussion of the draft of the Player Recognition Policy, staff will make changes and return it for the next meeting.
4.3. Center Ice Logo: After review it was determined that the “cat” logo will be used until the high school rebrands or changes.
5.1. Royals Face Off Booster Board Update: Seasons wrapped up, working on next year’s budget reviewed the $20,000 annual commitment.
5.2. RYHA Board Update: U10 Tournament went well looking at adding another tournament and splitting the tournament,12 teams turned away this year, spending $40k on dryland facility, numbers are continuing go up, second trophy case was taken out of the budget. RYHA is looking at a policy for in season trophies to remove them from the top of the trophy case.
6. OTHER BUSINES: There was a question of staff of why the concessions stand does not take credit cards. Staff explained current abilities and was requested to look into options for the future.
7.1. Facility Updates: The “Winter Season” is coming to a close with the Mite Roundup March 14 & 15. There are 17 teams in this year a record for the event. On the Boys Varsity senior night a pain of glass broke during warmups the game was delayed by 40 minutes. Staff will give a report on the U10 tournament of champions at the meeting. Early AAA tournament canceled.
8. Concessions Pro-shop POS* YTD Report:
9. ADJOURN 7:32pm
10. NEXT MEETING: May 11th 2015, Rogers Activity Center