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February 8, 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, Township Representative Tom Zick, County Representative Katie Mehn and Lake Liaison Mike Ross. One residents attended.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – All stood to say the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA –  Motion by Zick and seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES –  Zick stated S. Kearley Road is a private road because there is a private road sign at the entrance. Barkley requested the removal of the sentence “It was not determined if the road is a private road or owned by the Town.”, from the minutes.  Motion by Schneider and seconded to approve minutes for January 18, 2017, with the deletion. Motion passed.

FINANCIAL REPORT - Schneider presented the financial report for February 1, 2017. General Checking Account deposits were $57,128.79, expenses were $4,237.14 balance is $132,337.75. Savings account balance $53,977.82.  Garbage/Recycle Savings Account deposits $8,145.00, expenses were $18,066.51 balance is $11,329.49. Debt Service Fund Account balance is $13,086.66, Equipment Repair & Replacement Fund Account Expenses balance is $8,254.52, Building Debt Service Fund Account Balance is $7,497.52. The district received the first tax settlement of $55,412.67 from the Town of Green Lake. The Sewer district reimbursed $1,707.32 for wages and insurance. Financial report was filed for audit.

SEWER FINANCIAL REPORT – Mike Ross submitted the financial report for the Sewer Accounts for January 31, 2017.  General Checking Account, no deposits, expenses were $9,587.21 balance is $2,836.40, Savings Account deposits were $16,046.33, no expenses, balance is $481,738.72. CMAR CD balance is $17,130.82. Environmental Fund loans balances are

$ 976,873.12 and $31,491.36.  Ross reiterated that the sewer district reimbursed the lake district $1,707.32 for wages and insurance. The report was filed for audit.


LAKE PLANNING PROGRESS – Barkley gave an update of his meeting with Tim Hoyman from Onterra.  Hoyman said he will meet on February 20th with Aaron and the Onterra team to plan the permit for exotic weed spraying. They would like to start the permit before ice is out. Other meeting plans include Barkley and the lake planning committee in April where people from Onterra will submit their technical data for discussion. A second meeting will be scheduled for the planning committee to examine the data more closely. Onterra will not be at the annual meeting therefore, someone from the planning committee will present the findings at the annual meeting.

PUMP HOUSE CONSTRUCTION – Schneider and Ross needed additional information regarding the size of the proposed pump house before they can start planning cost. The existing one is 12x16. Discussion was tabled until the next meeting.

HARVESTER ELEVATOR –  Ross has not heard anything from Aquarius. Barkley will approach them at the convention.  

AUDIT PLANS – Barkley stated that Alan Zastrow, Dave Hoffman and John Gardner will conduct the audit at the end of March.

EXOTIC PLANT TREATMENT -  Barkley will talk to Tim Hoyman at the February 20th meeting regarding the timing of the permit process. He will also talk to Ted Johnson from DNR on February 13th regarding the permit.  Barkley believes the sooner the permit is completed the better the result. He has contacted Marine Biochemists, Clark Aquatics as well as other businesses regarding a spraying contract.

SIGNS AT EACH PUBLIC LANDING – UPDATE – Three signs stating that the District’s portion of donations collected at the public landings will go directly to stocking the lake, were made at a cost of $25.00 each. Schneider will attach them to the exiting collections posts.

EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN UPDATES – Barkley is reviewing the plan and working on the changes and corrections. He will call each person in the plan to verify they are still in the position to perform their assigned duties.  

2017 LAKE CONVENTION – APRIL 5-7 -Barkley has registered for all three days.  Braun has registered for a day and a half. Barkley will send out an e-mail to the residents who’s addresses he has, regarding the convention information.  Private citizens are welcome to sign up at their own expense.  The district does not sponsor non-board members. The information is posted on the website.


ANNUAL MEETING PLANS – May 20th was voted on at the 2016 annual meeting. Braun has reserved Soldiers and Sailors Park and contacted Lois at the Wayside for catering. The menu will be determined later. The Lions club will open the kitchen for us. Braun will send a “save the date” notice informing the residents that all nomination letters must be received 45 days before the annual meeting which is April 5th. It will also inform them of the cookout and that each household will get two free meal tickets. Any additional people will cost $5.00 each. RSVPs will be required. The meeting will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.. The notice will request residents to submit their e-mail address if they would like to receive the chairman’s e-mail updates.  Mehn will invite someone from the County Zoning Department to talk about the new shore land zoning laws.


OTHER BUSINESS THAT COMES BEFORE THE BOARD –  Barkley has completed a historical time line for the District. He will contact someone to adapt it to a power point presentation and download it to the website. Barkley suggested that Mike Ross attend the city sewer meetings when there is information on there agenda that will affect the sewer district.

ADJOURN – Motion by Braun and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 6:00 pm. Motion passed.

NEXT MEETING:  March meeting is March 15, 2017 at 5:00

Renee Braun - Secretary