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Proposed Charge
Rosemary Pool Design Advisory Committee to the Commission

Proposed Charge
The charge of the Rosemary Pool Design Advisory Committee is to provide input and guidance to the Park and Recreation Commission during the design phase of the project.  Non-binding input will be sought on a new outdoor recreation pool, building renovations for the outdoor pool plus year-round programming opportunities, outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the year at the pool site and adjacent camp property, and appropriate parking.  In addition, suggestions for providing flexibility to the pool and building for additions in the future, including possible year-round use of the pool and an additional floor or wing to the building.  

Composition
The Rosemary Pool Design Advisory Committee shall consist of 9 members.  The committee will include the following: two (2) members of the Park and Recreation Commission, and seven (7) residents of Needham representing the following: senior adult pass holder, an adult representative of a family holding season passes, an adult representative of a family that does not utilize Rosemary Pool, an adult or representative for an individual who has physical challenges or other special needs, a representative of Needham Sharks Swim Team, a representative of Carter Center for Children, and a representative of Community Center of Needham.  The Park and Recreation Commission will also consult with representatives of Board of Selectmen and Town Manager, Finance Committee, Commission on Disabilities, Department of Public Works, Conservation Commission, Conservation Department, Board of Health, Health Department, Permanent Public Building Committee (PPBC), Public Facilities-Construction Department, School Committee and School Department;
 
Staff Support
The Director of Park and Recreation or her designee will be the staff liaison to the committee and will be responsible for ensuring that meetings are posted and minutes are taken, transcribed, and posted on the website in a timely manner.  The Director of Park and Recreation and the Assistant Director of Park and Recreation will provide regular input.  

Chair

A member of the Park and Recreation Commission will serve as chairman of the advisory committee, reporting back to the Park and Recreation Commission and the PPBC after each meeting.  

Meetings
The Committee will meet at least once a month during the design phase of the project. 

Budget
Nominal costs such as printing and mailing will be absorbed by the Park and Recreation Department.