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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
REGULAR MEETING - SATURDAY, 30 APRIL 2011

The Regular Board Meeting for April, 2011, was called to order by ProTemp President T. Frazee.   Members present were: B. Aamot, J. Duininck, G. Roverud, R. Schneider, V. Sechler, B. Schemel and T. Frazee

Absent with called in:  D. Gunderson, R. Stehn, and K. TerWisscha.

Absent:  T. Lieser, R. Minke.

Being no change in the mailed out agenda, it was moved to adopt by G. Roverud, second by J. Duininck.  Motion carried.

Motion by B. Schemel, seconded by G. Roverud   to approve the minutes of the regular meeting 18 September 2010.  Motion carried.

Motion by J. Duininck, seconded by B. Aamot, to approve the financial statement for April 2011, showing the fund balances as:

CORRESPONDENCE:

T. Frazee presented two thank yous from the Spicer First Responders and the Spicer Commercial Club for the donations from the Green Lake Property Owners Association for 2010.

REPORTS:

CATERPILLAR:

T. Frazee has talked with Tery Jon Aviation regarding spraying for tent caterpillars worms prior to Memorial Day 2011.  The price will not increase from 2010 year.

EDUCATION/WEB PAGE:

No Report, but will try to clean up some of the older material in the Web Page.   Have received information that the postcard section has been removed as it does not work anymore.

 

LAKE MANAGEMENT:

Chairperson G. Roverud reported the committee has not met this spring.   The project with the Inlets on the north side was rejected by the State of Minnesota.  Will attempt for another proposal this summer working with the Middle Fork Crow River Water Shed District.

The application to the DNR has been sent to the New Ulm Office for spring treatment for Eurasian Water Milfoil. Prior to treatment, the DNR will survey Green Lake for treatment.

 

SEWER & WATER:

B. Aamot reported the system is growing with the addition of the City of Kandiyohi and Diamond Lake.   Brett says it is a very efficient system, also noted the article in the BREEZE for May 2011 showing that the inflow is down in recent years due to New London and Spicer fixing their pipes.

 

VARIANCE/TAXATION:

No Report

 

WATER QUALITY/DNR:

Chairperson B. Schemel spoke about the possibility of talking with the Irving and Green Lake Township Boards to close their boat access on Green Lake to stop the potential infestation of zebra mussels.   T. Frazee will set up meeting for B. Schemel and himself in May.

B. Schemel spoke with the Board about the purchase of spreader for chemical of renovate G3 which would be mounted on his pontoon.   Motion by B. Aamot, seconded by J. Duininck to reimburse B. Schemel $337.74 for spreader.   Motion carried. 

OLD BUSINESS:

 T. Frazee presented two grant proposals to the Board which has been submitted by the GLPOA for monitoring for the 2011 year.   As of this writing, we have not received any word that they have been selected.  The first grant was written by the GLPOA Board while the second grant by the Middle Fork Crow River Water Shed District.

 NEW BUSINESS:

 Motion by Brett Aamot, seconded by Greg Roverud, to accept the resignation of Ron Minke as a Board Member from Irving Township.   T. Frazee has talked with Roger Stehn, about having his address be of his present home, being in Irving Township to fill the Irving Township position.

T. Frazee suggested the name of Grant Christianson of 11220 Indian Beach Road to be asked to serve on the Board filling out the term of two years, until 30 June 2013 of Ron Minke.   Discussion was held of other possible members.   B. Schemel and J. Duininck will speak with Mr. Christianson to see if he would accept the position to the Green Lake Board.   Motion by R. Schneider, seconded by J. Duininck to offer the position to Mr. Christianson.   Motion carried.

 R. Schneider, Chairperson of the A.I.S. Committee, presented Articles of Association for the STOP ZEBRA MUSSELS ASSOCIATION to the Board of the GLPOA.   Upon discussion of the Articles of Association,  Motion by R. Schneider, second by G. Roverud  to accept the Articles of Association of the STOP ZEBRA MUSSELS ASSOCIATION.   Motion carried. 

 Motion by R. Schneider, seconded by G. Roverud to appoint the following as officers for the 2011 year:

President: Jamie Duininck
Vice President: Bob Schemel
Secretary: Terry Frazee
Treasurer: Brett Aamot

Motion carried.

Discussion was held about the number of fishing tournaments held on/near Green Lake during the summer of 2011.   The official tournament number, received from the Spicer Office of DNR shows 29 Tournaments within the State of Minnesota.    Of these tournaments,  seven (7) are listed on Green lake,  one (1) on Norway/Florida,  one (1) on Lake Minnewaska and three (3) on Lake Koronis.  The Board is upset with the policy of permits for fishing in/near Green Lake.  This will be discussed with the DNR office.

The Spicer office of DNR has offered their power washer for boats during fishing tournaments on Green Lake, plus a private citizen has a second power washer which we may use.   The DNR office will contact the Fishing Tournament organizers about power washing their boats prior to the tournaments and also when they come off Green Lake.    Discussion will be held with the City of Spicer to find a place to power wash the boats.

The Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, 18 June at the Green Lake Bible Camp with a full breakfast for lake people, starting at 8:00 a. m.  The general meeting will begin following the breakfast.

The Board Term of Greg Roverud, New London Township, and Kelly TerWisscha, New London Township will be completed on 30 June 2011.   The executive committee plus Board Members will draft a possible list of Board candidates for the three year position from 01 July 2011 to 30 June 2014.

The speaker for the Annual Meeting, 2011, will be Mr. Bruce Kleven, the Lobbyist who represented the Green Lake Property Owners in St. Paul.   Mr. Kleven will report of the progress of

Our bill within the legislature this year.  Mr. Kleven will also talk about confinement and/or containment of boats.

Motion by R. Schneider, seconded by G. Roverud to appoint B. Schemel and T. Frazee to the Kandiyohi County Lakes Association to represent Green Lake.   Motion carried.

Motion to adjourn.