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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
REGULAR MEETING
SATURDAY, 26 JUNE 2010

The Regular Meeting of the Green Lake Property Owners Association was called to order by Chairperson Kelly TerWisscha. Members present were B. Aamot, D. Gunderson, B. Schemel, and T. Frazee.

Absent with call in was R. Jansen and V. Sechler.

Absent: J. Duininck, T. Lieser, R. Minke, P. Spilseth, R. Schneider, R. Stehn

Being we did not have a quorum for the meeting, no official action will be allowed.

The Agenda was followed with those present.

The minutes of the Regular Meeting of 15 May 2010 and Annual Meeting of 19 June 2010 was talked about without any problems.

Treasurer D. Gunderson presented the Financial report for the 2009-2010 year. No action taken. The fund balance for June 2010 was discussed without any action taken.

D. Gunderson presented to those present the Audit Report for 2009-2010 which was composed of Past President Ralph Jansen and Bruce Halgren along with Treasurer D. Gunderson. They stated "basis of the information provided we have concluded that the records of the GLPOA represent the financial transactions and year-end financial condition of the organization for the 2010 fiscal year ending May 31, 2010."

Treasurer D. Gunderson presented four suggestions to the GLPOA Board of Directors for 2010-11 year. (1) Develop an annual operating budget for the year; (2) The treasurer should periodically forecast year-end revenues and expenses to assist board in making sound decisions. (3) The organization should have a policy in place identifying authorized check signers and the number of signatures required on checks in excess of specified dollar amounts, (4) All expenses should be approved by a designated person or pre-approved by the board before payments are made. These items to be discussed at the July meeting.

REPORTS:

Caterpillar:   Chairperson K. TerWisscha asked if anyone had received comments, positive/negative about spraying. One comment is they wished they knew the day the spraying was to be held. T. Frazee stated we put the day/time of Spraying in the newspaper, call the radio stations, but weather plays a big part from day to day.
Education/Web Page:   No Report
Lake Management:   No Report
Sewer & Water:   No Report
Variance/Taxation:   Discussion was held about the articles in the Minneapolis Star Tribune last week of the problems near the Brainerd area with variances allow. Discussion was held about the Valuation of homes which have been sold versus the selling Dollars.
Water Quality/D.N.R.:   Chairperson K. TerWisscha spoke of the meeting which was held on Monday, 21 June 2010 with Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner of DNR and Luke Skinner Supervisor of A.I.S. program for DNR. Also present were Richard Falk and Dennis Peterson, Kandiyohi County Commissioners along With Rep. Al Juhnke to discuss Fishing Tournaments, A.I.S., and Monitors at Board Access.

Election of Officers for 2010 - 2011 year will be held at the regular scheduled July Board Meeting plus Committee Assignments for the year.

The dates for the GLPOA meetings were given to all Board Members for the coming year. No action taken but Board members agreed to these dates.

Executive Secretary T. Frazee stated the Water Quality Board of Kandiyohi County approved our application for a grant of $3,000.00 for the treatment of Eurasian Water Milfoil for the summer of 2010.

The Budget for 2010 was discussed but no action taken.

Articles for the Green Lake Breeze are due by Monday, 05 July 2010 to be mailed out to membership on Thursday, 08 July 2010.

The Pro"s and Con"s of the Annual meeting were discussed. A total of 118 people were present which is up from 2009 year. Good Turnout with many new people attending.

A committee suggested by D. Gunderson, for projects around Green Lake will be discussed prior to the July meeting. This committee will come back with a recommendation(s) for the Gift Monies in the Treasurer.

The Executive Secretary was authorized to pay $1,000.00 to the Spicer Commercial Club for the July 4th Fireworks display as in previous years.

Chad Anderson has agreed to do the Patrol of Green Lake for the winter of 2010/2011 at the same fee as past years.

Discussion was held about the funding of the A.I.S. program for 2010 year, following years. This will be developed by R. Schneider for the July meeting.

Being we did not have a quorum, we did not adjourn but left the room until the July 17th meeting.