Lake Management Plan
Pier Spraying Permit
January 5, 2021
Little Green Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District Monthly meeting held at the Town of Green Lake Hall, N4454 Horner Rd. Town of Green Lake
Chairman Jim Clark called the meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the LGLP&R District to order at 6:00pm. Present: Treasurer Jack Goes, Secretary Renee Braun, County Representative Katie Mehn, Town of Green Lake Representative Tom Zick and Lake Liaison Mike Ross. There were no residents in attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance – All stood to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of Agenda – Motion by Mehn/Goes approve the agenda. Motion passed.
Approval of Minutes –Motion by Goes/Zick to approve minutes. Motion passed.
Financial Report –Financial account balances as of December 31, 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 $40,235.30, Savings Account Balance is $180,628.85 and Garbage-Recycle Account Balance $15,518.39. The treasurer will start paying outside entities electronically instead of mailing checks to them. The insurance rate went up about 3%. The Financial Report was filed for audit.
Sewer Financial Report – Sewer Account balances as of December 31, 2020. General Checking Balance is $6,442.16, the Savings Account Balance is $446,701.19, the CMARCD Balance is $30,827.13, the Environmental Fund/Commission of Public Loan Balance are $783,716.63 and $11,126.36. There were no repairs in December. The Sewer Financial Report was filed for audit.
Watershed Planning and Runoff –
Hwy 44 Retention Pond and Field Runoff - Clark reached out to Derek Kavanaugh a second time regarding the possibility of constructing a wing dam at the top of Krentz farm near the retention pond as well as his field design of the lower Krentz field at the corner of Hwy 44 and Lake Shore Dr. Rain runoff has created flooding this past summer. Clark copied Kavanaugh’s supervisor Paul Gunderson as well. He has not heard back from either of them. Mehn also received no answer when she tried to contact Derek. Discussion ensued regarding the opening of the classified results of the evaluation study by the USDA which was done on the Krentz farm. Motion by Braun/Zick to petition the USDA to release the final report regarding the field runoff from the Krentz farm. Motion passed unanimously. Clark will contact the attorney to draft the request.
Grant Process – It is being processed at the DNR level.
Driveway to East Shore Retention Pond - Pollesch Excavating completed the maintenance on the driveway to the East shore retention pond.
Website – No new updates from Christy Ross who will talk to Ken Justiniano from Northern Graphics Operations who operates the host company. Mike Ross will contact Ben Modrow at the Town of Green Lake who uses the same hosting company.
Meeting Date Change – The treasurer stated that he could give a more complete financial statement if the monthly meeting were changed to the second Tuesday of the month. All agreed to move the meeting to the second Tuesday of the month starting in March.
Landing Fees – Clark handed out a list of maximum daily boat launching fees from Eric Olson to use as a guideline. Clark was instructed that all fee income must exclusively be used on the public ramps. Zick reported that the Town of Green Lake Board agreed to raising the fee to $5.00. Clark will attend the next Town board meeting to discuss the mandatory ramp fee as well as setting up the enforcement of the fees.
Annual Audit Plans – The audit is scheduled for the end of February. Names were suggested. Clark and Goes will contact and recruit personnel to do the audit.
Other Business that comes Before the Board – Braun reported the difficulty in acquiring access to the District’s lock box at the Horicon State Bank. She suggested that the District purchase a small fireproof safe and keep it at the Town Hall. Discussion ensued. The $70.00 annual fee was already paid. Therefore, the District will keep the lock box at this time.
Adjourn – Motion by Zick/Goes to adjourn the meeting at 6:55 pm. Motion passed.
Next meeting is February 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm