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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
REGULAR MEETING - 10 SEPTEMBER 2011 
 

The Regular Monthly Meeting for September 2011 was called to order by President J. Duininck.

Members present were B. Aamot, J. Duininck, D. Gunderson, T. Lange, V. Sechler, B. Schemel, R. Schneider, and R. Stehn.

Absent was G. Christianson.

Members who called in saying they would be absent: B. Carlson and T. Lieser.

There were no guests present for the meeting.

No additions/deletions or corrections for the agenda as mailed out.

Motion by B. Schemel, seconded by D. Gunderson to approve the minutes of the 16 July regular meeting as mailed to all Board Members. Motion carried.

R. Schneider, motion to approve the financial statements for September 2011.

Seconded by R. Stehn. Motion carried.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

T. Frazee presented two letters which he had sent to the DNR about expanding the boat access in Spicer of

Which it was asked NOT to expand the access for parking but to place two approved power washing units

Which would wash all water equipment prior to entering the lake, and letter to Commissioner Tom Landwehr asking that he exercise the law which gives him the right as signed by Governor Mark Dayton "that the Commissioner of Natural Resources may require decontamination of tournament boats.".

 

REPORTS:

5.1 Caterpillar: No report, but reminder that spraying will be held the last week of May 2012. Spraying will not be continued between 7:30 and 8:15 a. m. for the safety of school age children waiting for the bus.

5.2 Education/Web Page: No report

5.3 Lake Management: Chairperson B. Schemel reported that the RTK satellite units will be in place for the fall treatment. These are being donated for Green Lake use for the treatment Eurasian Water Milfoil. Discussion was held regarding areas to be treated. The water level is very high at this meeting date. The chair person will wait for the water level to go down. Motion by R. Stehn, second by B. Aamot to allow the Chairperson to decide what areas to treat during fall treatment. Motion carried.

5.4 SEWER AND WATER: Chairperson R. Stehn reported of the high loss of water within the District. DNR states there will not be more than 20% loss. The loss around Green Lake is 35%.

5.5 VARIANCE & TAXATION: No report, but there have been sales on the lake within the past three weeks.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Discussion was held about the high water on Green Lake.  The meeting which was held with the DNR in July was mentioned. There is no real control of the high water this summer 2011.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Chairperson of the Finance Committee, Dick Gunderson, reported to the Board of the Committee which studied the financial situation of the association, especially the A.I.S. Fund. Three proposals were presented to the Board for their consideration. After much discussion, motion by J. Duininck, seconded by T. Lange to include Dues and A.I.S. into one category with dues changing to $100.00 for the year with $40.00 going to the A.I.S. Fund. The statement for 2012 year will show dues of $100.00 with $40.00 being Tax Deductible going to the A.I.S. Fund, Motion carried.

Discussion was held about a fund raising for the summer of 2012. Discussion was held about selling Loons, turtles, such as the Spicer Beautification Committee did with selling of Fish in 2010. D. Gunderson and T. Frazee met with the Spicer Beautification Committee about their program. Gunderson and Frazee were informed that Fine Arts Grants were written to cover the costs. The Fund Raiser will be talked about at a later date.

Discussion was held about Bruce Kleven being recommended by the Board to the Stop Zebra Mussel Committee for employment at the 2012 legislative session to serve as their lobbyist. Motion by B. Schemel, second by J. Duininck to recommend the hiring of Bruce Kleven. This issue will be brought to the Stop Zebra Mussel Committee for the position. Also within the motion is the plan on containment for infested lakes in Minnesota especially within Kandiyohi County. Motion carried.

T. Frazee reminded the Board of Dr. Dan Molloy"s presentation on Thursday, 15 September 2011, at Melvin"s in Spicer. Dr. Molloy is the inventor of the bacteria ZEQUANOX which kills Zebra Mussels. The Board allocated $500.00 for Dr. Molloy speaking to interested citizens within Green Lake.

Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by D. Gunderson to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.