Lake Management Plan
Pier Spraying Permit
June 13, 2018
Chairman Harlan Barkley called the meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the LGLP&RD to order at 7:02pm. Present Treasurer Dick Schneider, County Representative Katie Mehn, Jim Clark Secretary and Lake Liaison Mike Ross. 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 May minutes. Motion carried.
Appointment of Board Officers –
Treasurer- Dick Schneider
Secretary- Jim Clark
Chairman- Harlan Barkley
Motion by Mehn and seconded by Schneider. Motion carried.
FINANCIAL REPORT – Schneider presented the financial report for May 2018
May Building Debt Service Fund Account Balance is $7,610.24, Debt Service Fund Account Balance is $13,283.41, Equipment Repair and Replacement Fund Account balance is $8,378.63 , General Checking Account had deposits totaling $85.36, the expenses were $26,196.34, leaving a balance of $109,109.23. Savings account balance $45,865.79.
SEWER FINANCIAL REPORT – Ross submitted financial report for May 31 2018. May General Checking Account expenses were $1136.54, no income reported. The balance is $4056.58. Savings Account deposits were $17,272.72, no expenses. The balance is $352,978.89. CMAR balance is $17,226.90 Environmental Fund loan balances are $883,807.40 and $21,609.10.
NEW BUSINESS – Mike Ross had a meeting with another vendor to get a bid for repairing one of the pump stations. Mike mentioned the road down to the weed cutters needs to be cleared of brush so it does not damage vehicles of workers. Harlan brought up the process for purging old district documents. This will require a separate meeting to go through those documents. Harlan brought up replacing the secretary laptop and setting it up specifically as a secretary laptop. Motion to replace laptop by Schneider and seconded by Mehn. Motion carried. Harlan and Jim will need to go to the bank to update signature cards and safety deposit access. Public land commission was provided Jim Clark as their contact.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Harlan has a new volunteer to work with on the newsletter. Harlan talked to Chris at Bug Tussel and told him he would provide a personal letter and put this to rest.
LAKE PLANNING PROGRESS – Annual meeting vote of confidence went well. Tim Hoyman is still awaiting word back from the DNR. Harlan attended a County Lake Planning meeting on May 10 and did a brief presentation on Little Green Lake and the lake planning. Harlan is putting an initial list together of the 12 action items in our lake plan and assigning a commissioner as the oversight person for each item. Mike will check on a Vandorn bottle for the water testing.
HERBICIDE TREATMENT PERMIT UPDATE – Spraying occurred on May 18 and the report was submitted to the DNR within two weeks. Weed harvesting has pulled two loads so far as of the meeting.
2017 AUDIT PLANS – Audit results were signed and provided to the secretary.
Shoreline conveyor was moved to Aquarias to sell on consignment. Harvestor schedule and operators could be minimal again this summer. A brief discussion on collection of weeds and fish from property owners took place and will be added to next month’s agenda. Education and communication should be enhanced with a potential website update and looking at initiating a District Facebook site. These updates should provide for quicker communication and posting of events going on around the lake. Motion to set up a district Facebook site by Mehn and seconded by Schneider. Motion carried. Harlan requested the septic and pumping report from the county which will be provided late summer.
Motion to adjourn by Schneider and seconded by Mehn. Motion carried.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:46.
NEXT MEETING: July 11, 2018 AT 7:00PM