Lake Management Plan
Pier Spraying Permit
December 8, 2020
Chairman Jim Clark called the meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the LGLP&R to order at 6:00pm. Present: Treasurer Jack Goes, Secretary Renee Braun, County Representative Katie Mehn and Lake Liaison Mike Ross. Town of Green Lake Representative Tom Zick was absent. There were no residents in attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance – All stood to say the Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda – Motion by Goes/Clark to approve the agenda. Motion passed.
Approval of Minutes –Motion by K. Mehn/J. Clark to approve minutes. Motion passed.
Financial Report –Financial account balances as of November 30, 2020. Building Debt Service Fund is $7,916.21 Debt Service Fund $13,817.52, Equipment, Repair and Replacement Fund Account Balance is $17,495.17, General Checking Account Balance is $55,095.13, Savings Account Balance is $180,628.85 and Garbage-Recycle Account Balance $15,067.74. The Financial Report was filed for audit.
Sewer Financial Report – Sewer Account balance as of November 30, 2020. General Checking Balance is $7,095.47, the Savings Account Balance is $443,496.08, the CMARCD Balance is $30,735.60, the Environmental Fund/Commission of Public Loan Balance are $783,716.63 and $11,126.36. M. Ross reported that the grease trap at Lake View has been cleaned out by Sable Mechanical LLC. from Fond Du Lac. The Sewer Financial Report was filed for audit.
Watershed Planning and Runoff – J. Clark has not received a response from Derek Kavanaugh regarding the possibility of constructing a wing dam at the top of Krentz farm, Runoff has created flooding this past summer. K. Mehn will contact Derek personally.
J. Clark requested and received the Point Intercept Aquatic Plant Survey done on July 8, 2019 by Golden Sands. The survey is used by the DNR staff to understand the variation in Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) growth on lakes across WI, how aquatic plant populations respond to different management efforts and how these plant communities change over time.
Pollesch Excavating will complete the maintenance on the driveway to the East shore retention pond before the end of the year.
Website –The District has completed the setup of the website but there have been glitches when the website went live with the hosting company. Christy Ross will talk to Ken Justiniano from Northern Graphics Operations who operates the host company. Mike Ross will also talk to Ben Modrow at the Town of Green Lake who uses the same hosting company.
Landing Fees – J. Clark opened the discussion regarding the $3.00 voluntary landing fees at the three public landings. The District spits the collected fees 50/50 with the Town. He stated that the fees do not cover maintenance of the landings or any portion of stocking fish. He will research other options of collecting fees and report back to the board.
Annual Audit Plans – The audit is scheduled for the end of February. J. Clark will contact and recruit personnel to do the audit.
Other Business that comes Before the Board – R. Braun reported that the 2021 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership convention is going to be virtual this year. The date is March 8-12.
J. Clark will draft a recap email of the lake status since the annual meeting and send it out to all the email recipients in January.
Advanced Disposal has been bought out by GPL a division of Waste Management. They have agreed to the current contract with the District.
Adjourn – Motion by Braun/ Goes to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 pm. Motion passed.
Next meeting is January 5, 2021 at 6:00 pm