Fredonia’s Russell Pleasure Park is ready to get a brand new web site — however it’s additionally getting increased charges.
All pavilion rental charges will probably be elevated by $20. Mayor Douglas Essek famous at a Board of Trustees assembly final month that the charges haven’t gone up for about 20 years, in order that represents a few $1 per 12 months.
Matt Linder is engaged on the park web site for the village and confirmed a prototype on the trustees assembly.
“Have in mind the design of the positioning isn’t essential in the mean time. It may be modified very simply. It’s extra concerning the performance,” he stated.
The location had solely three hyperlinks: the house web page, an inventory of pricing to order pavilions and a spot to guide pavilions.
Russell Pleasure Park pavilion leases are cheaper for village residents than for everybody else. Essek questioned if the web site would have a approach to cease non-residents from getting the lower cost.
“Very simply we will implement a characteristic the place somebody have been to examine functions and make sure them by getting into information,” Linder stated.
A bit later, Treasurer Erlyssa LeBeau requested the place bank card info used on the positioning would go after a fee was made.
“The bank card numbers and knowledge is rarely saved. It basically simply goes away as quickly as you quick-pay. However the registration is stored in a separate database,” Linder stated.
“I feel individuals have been wanting this for a very long time,” Essek stated of the web site. He later added, “It looks as if the small little points will be ironed out shortly and we will get this up and working quickly.”
He stated not solely will the positioning profit native residents with a “easier and simpler course of,” it’s going to assist Village Corridor too, as they gained’t “must man a guide each day with an worker.”
Fredonia Recreation Division Director Kayla Sullivan has resigned for the reason that Russell Pleasure Park enterprise got here up. Trustee Jon Espersen instructed the OBSERVER that her resignation won’t have an effect on the charges or the web site, as selections have been in place to maneuver on these earlier than she gave her discover.