PO Box 342
Webster, WI54893

Minutes of YLRA Board Meeting May 14, 2016 at 10th Hole

(to be reviewed and approved at the next board meeting)

President Jon Papke called the meeting to order at 8:04 AM.


Jon Papke, President
Ed Collova, V.P.
Jim Buhil, Secretary
Marie King, Treasurer
Jack Burnell

Rich Kenny
Chuck Eifler
Tony Rutter
Dan Haumschild

Bill Powell Tim McGannon

Secretary’s Report - Jim Buhil read the minutes from the YLRA board meeting held on Apr. 9th 2016 at The 10th Hole. Ed Collova made a motion to accept the minutes as read. Tony Rutter seconded the motion, motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report - Marie King reported a balance of $110,234.47 in the checking account. Tony Rutter made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Ed Collova seconded the motion, motion passed.

AIS –Rich Kenny has met with Cheryl Clemens from Harmony, she stated that a weed harvesting contractor needs to be scheduled before pursuing any permits from the DNR. The contractor is all booked up for the year 2016. This fall Rich will contact the contractor for scheduling him for 2017.

Water Quality – No report is available at this time from Tony Rutter.

Water Level – Ed Collova, Tony Rutter, and Chuck Eifler met with Jason Kreuscher from Renewable World Energy (RWE). They reviewed the water level data logged from the dam, the water level has been normal. RWE is looking at options for rebuilding the power station which burned down in Jan. 2016. The next meeting is set for Nov. 4th 2016.

Meat Raffle – Tim McGannon was not present for a report on the meat raffle.

Membership – There are 180 current members in YLRA.

Website – Jon Papke will rewrite what the meat raffle supports, and when and where it is held.

Other Business – Marie King made a motion to donate $500.00 for fireworks on the 4th of July. Tony Rutter seconded the motion, motion passed.

Thanks to Ed Collova the dock at the north landing on Yellow Lake now has new leveling winches and is in good shape.

Jack Brunell and Dan Haumschild reported the grabbers were put at all 3 landings before the fishing opener, and have been used.

Picnic – June 11th, 2016 is the date for the picnic at Whitetail’s. Food and arrangements are made.

Japanese Knotweed - Ed Collova has distributed the information/permission packs to the 13 land owners with Knotweed. Ed hopes for responses from land owners in June.

Meeting adjourned at 9:57 am.        
Submitted by Jim Buhil Secretary