February 11, 2019

Commissioners Present:  Wynn Morton, Andrea Johnson, Dave Valcourt, Anne O’Connell, Carl Blanchard.  Absent: John Piemontese, Jeff O’Dell

Others Present:  Mark O’Brien (Director of Operations) Jerri Carlin (Friends of the Captains) Bill O’Brien (CCMGA) Pete Ervin (Superintendent)

This meeting was not video- taped.

Call to Order: Carl Blanchard called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.

Public Comment:

            . None

Presentation of Brewster Sea Captains:  Mike Pregot

Master Plan: Dave Valcourt reviewed the status of the Master Planning Development and distributed a hand out for Commissioners to review regarding areas of responsibility for Commissioners to work on.  Asked everyone to review and respond at our next meeting.  Anne O’Connell suggested this subject be addressed at a separate meeting rather then our normal scheduled date.  This meeting TBD.

Correspondence and Suggestion Box:

            . None

Superintendent’s Report:

Pete thanked DPW for providing over 200 tons of fill which will be used for sink holes.

. Removal of trees on Starboard 18

. Typical winter chores ongoing

. Training ongoing

. Crew will inspect and address drainage issues on courses.

Directors Report:

. Financial Report regarding FY20 budgetwas discussed.  FY20 budget will be presented on March 2 to combined Select Board and Fin Com meeting.  Budget submittal will include revenue and cost savings items which will be explained in a narrative.

Solar Project:

Mark O’Brien reported that a site visit by CVEC will be conducted with potential RFP respondents on Feb. 20th at the Captains.  Carl Blanchard suggested a meeting with Energy committee members Chuck Hanson and Colin O’Dell might be helpful to understand project objectives and benefits for golf operations.  This meeting TBD by Chair of Golf Commission.

Spring Members/Stakeholders Social Event:

. Anne O’Connell reported that the event will be held June 14th at a time in the afternoon TBD.

Future Agenda Items:

. Wynn Morton will present a marketing update and website review at our next meeting.

Review and Approve Minutes:

.  A motion to approve minutes of the March meeting was made by Anne O’Connell and seconded by Andrea Johnson. The motion was approved 4-0-0

Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate:

. None


.  Motion was made by Anne O’Connell and seconded by Andrea Johnson.  The motion was approved 4-0-0.  Meeting adjourned at 5:55 p.m.

The next meeting of the Brewster Golf Commission will be March 11, 2019 at 4:00 unless otherwise posted.





AERATION NOTICE - We are aerating the Starboard Course 9/14 - 9/16 and the Port Course 9/21 - 9/23. The golf courses are open to General Public play and riding carts (single rider) and rental push carts are available (last 18-hole cart - 2:30/last 9-hole cart 4:30). RENTAL CLUBS ARE NOT AVAILABLE. Advance Reservations are accepted on-line by CLICKING HERE or by calling 508-896-1716. We are not accepting reservations for groups larger than three foursomes. Reservations are required for all play - WALK-ONS ARE NOT PERMITTED. To view our current procedures and player requirements CLICK HERE. Grab and Go food service and outdoor and indoor dining are available everyday. The driving range is open from 6:30am to 5:00pm (opens at 10:00 on Thursdays).