President Jon Papke called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM.
Jon Papke, President
Ed Collova, V.P.
Marie King, Treasurer
| Jim Buhill
Secretary Report - Jim Buhil was absent. A motion was made by Marie King to accept the Fall Meeting notes. The motion was seconded by Chuck Eifler, motion passed.
Treasurer Report - Marie King reported it was a good year for income from the meat raffle. Wayne’s Foods will again be supplying the meat for the raffle for 2017. There was an increase in costs for consultants because of water testing and the weed cutting project. Ed Collova made a motion to approve the treasurers’ report. Jon Papke seconded the motion, motion passed.
AIS – Rich Kenny is leaving this committee and being replaced by Ed Collova. Two bids were received for weed cutting. The bid from Tyler Mark is being accepted to cut a 30 ft. swath on Little Yellow Lake only for $10,000.00. Ed Collova will contact all involved to get the project going for June 2017. Chuck Eifler made a motion to approve the cutting on Little Yellow Lake only this year. Marie King seconded the motion, motion passed.
Water Level/Dam – Ed Collova is leaving this committee and being replaced by Jim Buhil. It was noted the lake level last year had been in compliance, but at the higher end of the parameters. The Jamison lagoon dredging project is proceeding with the residents contacting the DNR and others to proceed.
Meat Raffle – Tim McGannon reported the meat raffle is going well. More volunteers are needed.
Membership – Discussed the possibility of another membership drive this summer. Twenty new members were added at last summer’s drive.
Newsletter – Marie King will be working on a winter newsletter.
Web Site – Discussed updating the description of purpose.
Japanese Knotweed Update – Ed Collova reported spotty results from the spraying in 2016, but more than one application was expected. Ed will follow up to get an application done again this spring, with a follow up within 30 days to respray for total eradication.
The board meeting dates were established for 2017 – April 8, May 13, Picnic June 10, July 8, August 5, Fall meeting September 9. Meeting times and locations were not yet determined.
Meeting adjourned at 10:49 am.
Submitted by Jim Buhil Secretary, from notes taken by Kent Warner.