Lake Management Plan
Pier Spraying Permit
December 13, 2017
Chairman Harlan Barkley called the meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the LGLP&RD to order at 5:00 pm. Present: Treasurer Dick Schneider, Secretary Renee Braun, County Representative Katie Mehn and Lake Liaison Mike Ross. Township Representative Tom Zick had a planned absence. There were three residents in attendance.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – All stood to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Motion by Mehn and seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Motion by Mehn and seconded to accept the minutes of November 8, 2017. Motion passed.
FINANCIAL REPORT – Schneider presented the financial report for November 2017. Building Debt Service Fund Account Balance is $7,553.22, Debt Service Fund Account balance is $13,183.89, Equipment Repair & Replacement Fund Account balance is $8,315.85, General Checking Account had deposits totaling $1,621.73, the expenses were $9,726.35, leaving a balance of $77,723.40. Savings account balance $45,552.11. Garbage/Recycle Savings Account had deposits totaling $1,865.00. There were no withdrawals. The balance is $21,000.98. The difference of $8,000.00 net worth in 2016 to 2017 is due to the purchase of the pontoon boat and trailer. The Advanced Disposal trash bill will be paid in full for 2017. Report filed for audit.
SEWER FINANCIAL REPORT – Ross submitted financial report as of November 30, 2017, the General Checking Account expenses were $542.48, no income reported. The balance is $15,601.90. Savings Account deposits were $31,360.45, no expenses. The balance is $419,581.23. CMAR CD interest income was $9.91, balance is $17,180.28, Environmental Fund loans balances are $931,196.69 and $26,623.25. Ross stated that $17,705.59 was received from Vandy’s Lakeside Pub and Motel for the 2013 taxes, the Bugni property will pay for the new sewer hookup and both property owners on Melmar Drive have repaired their sewer lines. The reports were filed for audit.
INSURANCE REVIEW – Carol Willick passed out the updated insurance policy renewal. She reviewed them with the board and stated that there is a 5% increase which is the first increase since 1998. The inland marine property and 26 sewer grinders were included in the coverage. She offered addition municipal liability which the board did not require because the liability is covered through private insurance. The workman’s compensation policy did not increase. Motion by Schneider to recommend that the board except both renewal policies. Motion passed.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS –
LAKE PLANNING PROGRESS – Tim Hoyman sent two invoices for survey work completed totaling $4,028.00. The DNR will reimburse the District about half of that fee in 2018. Onterra will submit a Lake Planning draft by late February for the board members to review. Barkley is working with Fishing Friends Forever fishing club to acquire a fish stocking history for the lake.
PROPERTY OWNERS DIRECTORY – Diane Schneider suggested colors for the cover of the directory. The board chose florescent yellow for the 2018 directory. The books will be printed in early March.
SCHEDULE 2017 AUDIT – Barkley will try to get the same team as last year.
ANNUAL MEETING PLANNING – Braun has the “mark your calendar” post cards printed. They will be mailed the last week of December. The minutes from last years meeting have been printed for the annual meeting packet and posted on the website.
CORRESPONDENCE – The District received the title for the pontoon boat.
OTHER BUSINESS THAT COMES BEFORE THE BOARD – The internet service, BugTussle has not met with the City to request putting a dish on the city tower. However, several property owners have connected with the service without it and it is working well. Barkley reported that Fishing Friends Forever Club and the District stocked Fathead Minnows and Crappies on November 11th. Ross will sent up Spideroak cloud backup for the District computers at a cost of $130.00. Wisconsin Lakes Convention is April 18-20. Barkley will review the sessions before committing to go. Mehn will contact Paul Gunderson regarding the replacement of the water level marker by the Hwy 44 Dam. Ross reiterated its importance for citizen monitoring. Barkley will start the herbicide treatment permit process in February.
ADJOURN – Motion by Braun and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 5:55 pm. Motion passed.
NEXT MEETING: NO MEETING IN JANUARY. FUTURE MEETING DATES ARE: FEBRUARY 21, 2018 AND MARCH 14, 2018 at 5:00.
Renee Braun - Secretary