(to be reviewed and approved at the next board meeting)
Vice President Ed Collova called the meeting to order at 8:05 AM.
Ed Collova, Vice President
Marie King, Treasurer
Secretary’s Report – Jim Buhil reviewed the minutes from July 9th, 2016. Tony Rutter motioned to accept the minutes. Marie King seconded the motion, motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report - Marie King reported a balance of $107,967.21 in the checking account. Marie also asked the board for money to purchase more YLRA logoed clothing. Rich Kenny made a motion to purchase more YLRA clothing to sell. Chuck Eifler seconded the motion, motion passed. Jim Buhil made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Tony Rutter seconded the motion, motion passed.
AIS –Rich Kenny and Ed Collova will contact a land owner on Little Yellow Lake who has volunteered his property for weed harvesting equipment. The Japanese Knotweed on the north shore of Yellow Lake has been sprayed.
Water Quality – No update, due to the high water level.
Water Level – The water level is high due to recent rains. The dam is releasing as much water as permitted by federal regulations.
Meat Raffle – Tim McGannon is still seeking volunteers to work the meat raffle.
Membership – Guests John and Tanya Turner attended the meeting with updates on holding a YLRA membership appreciation party. The party would be held August 20th, 2016 at Yellow Lake Lodge. The Ben Johnson Band would play in the parking lot after the meat raffle from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The cost for YLRA would be $2,000.00. The party would be promoted as YLRA membership appreciation/new membership drive. Rich Kenny made a motion that YLRA pay the $2,000.00 for the event, and have it on August 20th, 2016 at Yellow Lake Lodge. Marie King seconded the motion. The motion was passed by the majority of yea voters.
Newsletter – Marie King will be mailing out the newsletter August 15th, 2016 and needs bio’s from Jim Buhil, Ed Collova, Jon Papke and Tim McGannon, who are up to election at the fall membership meeting.
Website – No information to report.
Meeting adjourned at 9:33 am.
Submitted by Jim Buhil, Secretary.