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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
SATURDAY, 17 MAY 2014
HERITAGE BANK MEETING ROOM

The regular meeting of the Green Lake Property Owners Association for May 2014, was called to order by Chairperson J. Duininck.

Members present: B. Aamot, G. Holmstrom, T. Johnson, Dr. T. Lange, R. Schneider, B. Schweitzer, V. Sechler, B. Schemel, and T. Frazee.

Absent were: S. Linder and E. Roberts.

There were not guests present at the meeting.

The agenda for the May meeting was approved as mailed out to Board Members.

The minutes of the 26 April 2014 Board Meeting, was approved by G. Holmstrom, second by T. Johnson. Motion carried.

T. Frazee presented the Financial Report for the May 2014.

Motion by R. Schneider, seconded by T. Johnson to approve the financial fund for May 2014. Motion carried.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

Board Member V. Sechler presented information from the Spicer Beautification Committee about the fund raiser known as CHAIRS GONE WILD. The unveiling evening of these chairs will be held at Lion"s Shelter in Spicer on Thursday 22 May 2014, at 5:00 p. m... These chairs will be auctioned to the general public on 15 August 2014. Time and place will be listed later.

 

REPORTS:

 

OLD BUSINESS:

G. Holmstrom presented information to the Board about the changing of the name of the Green Lake Property Owners Association to Green Lake Area Association. As of this writing, the name of Green Lake Area Association has not been registered with the State of Minnesota. After discussion of the Pros and Cons of changing the name it will be placed on the agenda for the Annual Meeting to be voted upon for a change to "Green Lake Area Association."

 

WRITTEN ACTION OF THE SHAREHOLDERS/MEMBERS
OF THE GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION

The following resolution was adopted by the shareholders/members present at the annual meeting of the Green Lake Property Owners Association, a Minnesota corporation, ("Corporation") held at Spicer, MN. On 21 June 2014.

The shareholders/members have duly considered amending the Articles of Incorporation to change the organization name.

Therefore, the undersigned resolve that:

This written action and the resolutions contained herein are effective as of June 22, 2014.

Dated: __________________________ President: ___________________________________

Dated: __________________________ Secretary: __________________________________

 

Discussion was held about the new dock for Spicer. No action taking.

 

R. Schneider and T. Frazee presented information to the Board of the meeting with the City Council of Spicer. The Green Lake Property Owners Association have purchased a Landa High Power High Pressure Washing Machine to clean boats as they are coming into Green Lake. The City of Spicer have presented to the GLPOA Board a DECONTAMINATION UNIT CONTRACT whereas the City of Spicer will lease the said unit for $1.00 per year. Many questions were presented, with the 3rd item of INDEMNIFICATION being a concern of the GLPOA Board. President J. Duininck, R. Schneider, and T. Frazee will meet with City Administrator Leslie Valiant about concerns of the agreement.

Discussion was held about the Taxation Bill which was approved by Senate and House on Friday afternoon, 16 April 2014. This bill will be given to the Governor for his Signature of which he stated he would sign. This is very favorable for Kandiyohi County and Green Lake. The bill states: (1) $10 million dollars ANNUALLY that will come from the general undirected to countries for local AIS work. The installment will arrive in Kandiyohi County on July 1, 2014 with subsequent payments to arrive I March and then July in future years. Counties will work to establish a coordinated AIS action plan. The Legislation allows counties to make grants to lake associations and other groups that support their AIS programs. The money is apportioned based on a formula of the number of public boat ramps in a county combined with the number of watercraft trailer parking sports. The $10 million dollars will continue each year until removed by the legislature. The first year will be $4.5 million dollars with $10 million each year thereafter. Also part of the bill is $6 million in bonding to build a world class lab at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at the University of Minnesota.

Information was presented to the Board of a project which Rambow Sports, Inc. would have with the Green Lake Property Owners Association regarding the selling of T-Shirts, Sweat Shirts of which a percentage of the monies from each sale would be returned to the Board of Directors.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Discussion was held about the Annual Meeting of the Green Lake Property Owners Association to be held on Saturday, 21 June 2014, at 8:15 a. m. with a full breakfast of eggs, sausage, hash browns, rolls, orange and/or Apple juice with coffee. The Annual meeting will begin near 9:00 a. m. Bruce Kleven will be the main speaker for the meeting.

Candidates for four Board position are being found: Bruce Schweitzer of New London Township, Steve Lykken from the City of Spicer. One position is needed for Irving Township and one for Green Lake Township.

The regular meeting for 28 June 2014 will not be held as the Annual Meeting will take its place.

T. Frazee informed the Board that on 01 July 2014, the Green Lake Property Owners Association will be 50 years old. More information will be forthcoming.

Discussion was held on the GLPOA Boards Policy of releasing names/mailing address for members on the lake. The Boar decided that we would continue with the same policy of the past in that we will not release the names/address of our membership.

Being no further business the meeting was adjourned by motion of G. Holmstrom and seconded by T. Johnson Motion carried.