Lake Management Plan
Pier Spraying Permit
August 8, 2018
Chairman Harlan Barkley called the meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the LGLP&RD to order at 7:00pm. Present Treasurer Dick Schneider, County Representative Katie Mehn, Jim Clark Secretary . There were three residents in attendance.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – All stood to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Motion by Schneider and second by Mehn to approve agenda. Motion carried.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Motion by Schneider and seconded by Mehn to accept the July minutes. Motion carried.
FINANCIAL REPORT – Schneider presented the financial report for July 2018. He noted the main difference between last year and this year is the mortgage and spraying reduction this year.
July Building Debt Service Fund Account Balance is $7,621.98, Debt Service Fund Account Balance is $13,303.91, Equipment Repair and Replacement Fund Account balance is $8,391.56, General Checking Account had deposits totaling $9,465.81, expenses were $6,191.72, leaving a balance of $104,029.63. Savings account balance $45,936.56.
SEWER FINANCIAL REPORT – Financial report for July 2018. July General Checking Account expenses were $12,651.22, Transfer from savings $15,000.00. The balance is $6,260.85. Savings Account deposits were $22,495.17, Transfer to checking $15,000.00. The balance is $374,130.72. CMAR balance is $17,235.32 Environmental Fund loan balances are $883,807.40 and $21,609.10.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Lake planning progress has not had much activity since last month. Still awaiting DNR feedback. Harlan contacted Ted at DNR to schedule a call.
Lake Management Plan Implementation Oversight - Harlan stated nine of the twelve action items are already being worked on. Gale Sweet is close to completing an article on plants for healthy lakes.
Schneider contacted Derek with Green Lake County for the pond clean up. Derek is taking measurements at each of the ponds and will do the calculations on how much needs to be removed. Harlan and Mike met and contacted Kathleen at the state Hygiene Lab to get all the information on our testing process and costs associated with those tests.
Weed Conveyor not sold yet. Katie offered to list it on Craigslist for the District so it will be visible on the internet.
Schneider presented bid for the grinder station repair Schneider made a motion to accept the bid by Kinas of $6500.00 seconded by Mehn. Motion carried.
Schneider presented two bids for maintenance on the district property by the weed cutters. Both bids included tree and brush removal along with cleaning out ditch area, installing fabric and installing rock to maintain and slow down the runoff with heavy rains. Discussion on the two bids took place and a motion by Schneider was made to accept the bid submitted by Pollesch Excavating for $4901.00 seconded by Mehn. Motion carried.
LGLPRD Web site update-Nothing new to report.
LGLPRD Face book site update- It has grown from 42 to 62 friends. The blue green algae initiated some interest.
Insurance Premium RFP- Dick has gone through the policies and is working on the RFP to send out.
NEW BUSINESS –
Blue Green Algae: Harlan has sent out a lot of information through email and facebook to inform lake home owners about the issues associated with this algae. The blue green algae is still very prevalent around the shorelines as of today.
Motion to adjourn meeting by Mehn and seconded by Schneider. Motion passed.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:05.
NEXT MEETING: September 5, 2018 AT 7:00PM
October 3,2018 at 5pm meeting