Property Committee October 9, 2019

Present:  Pat Beadling, Ralph Carey, Alan Eickhoff, Dave Kroth, Bruce Roper, Ken Woods

“Thank you” cupcakes from the Reimer family enjoyed by committee members!


  • Pat shared a handout regarding a portable security gate; she will follow up to see if the company has a local rep to get additional details
  • Alan meeting with Mike Gildein of Peters HVAC 8AM 10/10 to review proposal for air conditioning Pre K office.
    • Can unit in large education area be split to cover office?
    • If not, where in office area can unit be mounted?
  • Eagle Scout project ideas discussed painting parking lot, painting stairwells to the downstairs area; designing and installing perennial plantings.
    • Alan to contact family
    • Discussion included the potential for sealing parking lot.
    • Also discussion included removing a handicapped parking space on York Rd end and replacing with loading zone only.
  • Amazon Smile application approved and should be online in time for holiday shopping
  • Education area signage – not a good idea to have frames with glass covers; still working to solve
    • Subsequent to meeting it is noted that page protectors being posted allowing for ease of change of designated room purpose.
  • New nighttime security people not yet scheduled.
    • Keys needed to allow them access to building and inside master key.
    • Potential new people to be invited to November Property Meeting 11/13 for review of procedures.
  • Alarm system batteries failed and Ralph contacted in the middle of night.
    • The result was a 2 AM meeting of tech and Ralph at church to replace batteries and avoid hourly repeat phone calls from monitoring company.
    • Pastor added as contact person given proximity.



  • Mouse entrance at garage sealed by Ken and Alan; more work needed along base of foundation wall and replacement of drainage pipe with pvc pipe along sidewall
  • vanity removed and replaced by Ken and Bruce
  • dehumidifier downstairs cleaned by Ralph and Dave


    • Ken wants to blend narthex ceiling paints and paint balcony stairwells; popcorn ceiling area above chancel needs work
    • Closet in 2nd office has flaky on some of the walls; possible damage from previous water leak;
      • Ken to pursue with help from Alan and Bruce


  • Railing loose at mounts; Ken to investigate
  • Doors
    • North door of double set of doors at front entrance does not always lock securely.
    • Panic bar must be fully disengaged into “up” position.
    • Ralph to contact Mike’s Lock Shop for service.

Peters HVAC turned on boiler 10/10 to be sure no work needed

  • Maintenance agreement from Peters unclear as to what equipment is covered.
    • Alan to contact Peters
    • Previous paid agreement covered air conditioners; recent bill covers boiler and heat