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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
REGULAR MEETING - SATURDAY, 21 MAY, 2011
 

The Regular Board Meeting for May 2011 was called to order by President Kelly TerWisscha. Members present were B. Aamot, G. Christianson, J. Duininck, T. Lieser, B. Schemel, R. Stehn, and T. Frazee.

Members with called in: G. Roverud, R. Schneider, and V. Sechler.

Members Absent: None

Chairperson K. TerWisscha welcomed new Board Member Grant Christianson who will serve until 30 June 2013. Grant will be eligible for two three year terms following 2013 year.

Being no change in the mailed out agenda, motion by R. Schemel, seconded by J. Duininck, to approve agenda for the meeting. Motion carried.

Motion by R. Schemel, seconded by D. Gunderson to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Saturday, 30 April 2011. Motion carried.

Motion by B. Aamot, seconded by R. Schemel, to approve the treasurer's report given by D. Gunderson.

Motion Carried. 

CORRESPONDENCE: 

No correspondence has been received for the month of May 2011.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

No guests were present.

 REPORTS:

CATERPILLAR:

T. Frazee stated he has been in contact with TeryJon Aviation for spraying for tent caterpillar worms prior to Memorial Day. The spraying may be later as the leaves are only out 10% at this time.

 

EDUCATION/WEB PAGE:

T. Lieser reported that the Diamond Lake Art show has been added to our Web page.

 

LAKE MANAGEMENT:

B. Schemel stated he will be taking over as Chairperson for G. Roverud whose term expires end of June. Gave thanks to G. Roverud for outstanding leadership. Discussion was held about possible sock treatment in certain area for Eurasian Water Milfoil Treatment. Application has been made to the Kandiyohi County Water Quality Board for $3,000 for treatment of milfoil within the lake. The DNR will do their survey in June to see where we are allowed to treat. During 2010, the cost for treatment was $16,000.00.

 

 

Discussion was about Zebra Mussels, what may be done to stop them from coming into the Lake. Members of the Board have met with Irving Town Board about closing the access on the Northeast side of the lake. The Board will meet with Green Lake Township on Thursday, 26 May about their access on the south side of the lake.

 

SEWER & WATER:

Chairperson R. Stehn stated the water quality is good from the District. The Water Tower in Spicer needs to be sand blasted, than repaired. Bids came in lower than expected. The Article in the last Green Lake Breeze was very informative about the District.

 

 

Discussion was held about the roads around Green Lake, the bumps within.

 

VARIANCE/TAXATION:

No report.

 

WATER QUALITY/DNR FISHING:

No report, but will be discussion in Old Business.

  

OLD BUSINESS: 

T. Frazee discussed the article in the West Central Tribune about Fishing Tournaments, boats coming from infested lake to non infested lakes. Frazee stated a grant had been written by the Sheriff"s office that Green Lake will have on officer on Green Lake during the summer time to patrol. Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by J. Duininck that T. Frazee negotiate with DNR for a contract to cover boat access during the summer of 2010, during major time not to exceed 200 hours or $2,000.00. Motion carried.

T. Frazee informed the Board that a meeting will be held on Monday, 23 May 2011 with the Little Crow Anglers Association as to how each organization will be able t work together in the stop of the spread of Zebra Mussels. Frazee has been in contact with the DNR, the Middle Fork Crow River Association plus the City of Spicer. The City of Spicer will provide a place to power wash boats before entering Green Lake plus leaving Green Lake. The DNR Office of Spicer plus Board Member R. Schemel will provide heat power washers to clean the boats. Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by D. Gunderson that the Green Lake Property Owners Association provide $100.00 to each fishing tournament on Green Lake during 2011, not to exceed $700.00 for the seven tournaments scheduled this year. These will be, provided the tournament sponsor matches the $100.00 per tournament. Motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Payment of $185.00 to the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District was approved as per the annual budget.

Discussion was held of the Annual Meeting for 2011 scheduled for Saturday morning, 18 June 2011, to be held at the Green Lake Bible Camp. A full breakfast will be scheduled from 8:15 a. m. to 9:00 a. m. with the Annual Meeting to follow. Bruce Kleven, Lobbyist for the Green Lake Property Owners Association will be the guest speaker talking about the process at the Legislature plus the A.I.S. (Zebra Mussels) bill which has passed in both the House and Senate. Talk of a second speaker was discussed but the Board would like to keep it to one person allowing for Questions/Answers following his presentation.

The position of two Board Members will end on 30 June 2011. A committee of Greg Roverud, B. Schemel, and Kelly TerWisscha will talk to potential Board Candidates to fill two three year terms.

T. Frazee stated that 36 guests have been invited to the Annual Meeting.

T. Lieser, V. Sechler, and K. Frazee will serve at the sign in table.

Board asked T. Frazee to secure door prizes to be raffled off at the Annual Meeting.

Board Member D. Gunderson asked the Board to appoint himself, R. Jansen and B. Halgren to serve on the Financial Committee to audit the books for the year. Motion for approval was made by B. Aamot, seconded by J. Duininck. Motion carried.

T. Frazee stated a grant for treatment of Eurasian Water Milfoil has been submitted in the amount of $3,000.00 for 2011. 

The June Board meeting is schedule one week following the Annual Meeting, which will be Saturday, 25 June 2011, at DEIDRA'S in Spicer.

Motion by D. Gunderson, seconded by B. Schemel to adjourn. Motion carried.