Saturday, February 16, 2013
The committee will decide whether to recommend a rate increase.
The parks and recreation committee is scheduled meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 in the commissioners' meeting room at the municipal building. The committee is scheduled to discuss a possible rate increase for Community and Recreation Center members. Each year the committee makes a recommendation to the board of commissioners on whether they think rates should be increased or not. July 2011 was the last time rates increased. Adult and family rates increased by five percent and youth rates nearly doubled. Senior rates remained the same. There was no rate increase in 2012. The committee meeting is a public meeting.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a rate increase for Community & Recreation Center members on Monday night.
The Board of Commissioners approved what they called a "modest" membership rate increase for Community & Recreation Center (CRC). The youth rate nearly doubled, jumping from $17.25/month to $32/month for residents, and $22.50/month to $42/month for non-residents. "After one and a half years (of being open), we have a better understanding of wear and tear," Commissioner Preston Shimer said. "The youth use the equipment in a heavy, aggressive way, so strategically their rates should be more." The youth annual rates are now the same as the senior annual rates, which remained frozen this year. The rate for senior residents will still be $32/month and the rate for senior non-residents went up one quarter to $42/month. Resident adult and family …
Friday, March 4, 2011
The Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners met with the Parks and Recreation board this week and discussed ways to increase recreation revenues.
The Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners is mulling over raising membership fees at the Community & Recreation Center (CRC) and possibly allowing alcohol on park premises for the first time in township history -- moves officials say will bring in more revenue. During a public meeting with the Parks and Recreation board this week, township leaders discussed nearly doubling the youth rate at the CRC. They proposed raising the fee from $17.25 per month to $30.25 per month for youth members ages 10 through 18. “Youth users are responsible for the most wear and tear on the facility,” said Paul Besterman, CRC director. But commissioners said the hike isn’t meant as a penalty to the 182 youth members of the facility. “We’d be bringing the youth…