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The regular meeting was called to order at 8:00 A. M. by  Chairperson Ron Dobbs.  Also present were G. Anderson, C. Burmeister, R. Figenskau, L. Fredrickson, O. Hagen, W. Halvorson, B. Haug, G. O’Connor,

S. Peterson, M. Wacholz, and T. Frazee

Wayne Odell was present as a guest who wished to address the board regarding fishing concerns of Green Lake.

The agenda for the scheduled meeting was approved by motion of O’Connor, seconded by Hagen to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion by Haug, seconded by Hagen to approve the minutes of the 21 April 2001 meeting.  Peterson stated  that the Committee Report of Highway 23 should be corrected to read, “... 50 parts per million ...”

Report to be corrected and minutes were approved.

Motion by Burmeister, seconded by Wacholz to approve the treasurer’s report.     



Spraying for tent worms will begin on Monday, 21 May at 8:00 A. M., unless rain or wind prohibits this.  Spraying should be completed by 11:00 a. m.  Stickem will be used to hold the spray to the leaves.


Discussion was held regarding the seminar of Eurasian Water Milfoil which was presented by Tiffanie Knapp.  Ms. Knapp will have all her inspectors in Kandiyohi County the weekend of June 8th to the 10th.  We should assist by having volunteers assist at boat access for the weekend.


No Report


Steve Peterson passed a sheet out showing the total phosphorus at Manitoba Street between August 1999 and October 11 of 2000.  Also information at Salisbury Beach phosphorus  level at 823 with rural areas having a reading of 100 - 200.   The total load over the entire time of record was 2,243 g which is approximately 5 pounds.

MDOT only has to comply with a  “No Net Increase” and they wish to use the number of 800 for a base line.

Information was also presented regarding Total Suspended Solids on Manitoba Street during this same period of time.  The total load over the entire time of record was approximately 19,488 pounds.

On Salisbury Beach, during this same time period, the total load was 2,588 pounds.

 (This report on records with complete minutes)


Mr. Hagen reported the word has started on the south side of the lake.  They will soon black top Indian Beach Circle.   Hook ups are to be completed by 01 August 2001.  On the North Shore 128 homes are completed with 73 remaining to be connected.   The east side has 48 unites connected and 179 remain. 

An Open House will be held at the Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment plant at a date near the end of July. The public assessment hearing is “tentative scheduled” for 18 August.


Mr. Peterson reported that two variances will be discussed at the county meeting on Monday evening.  Both deal with either side setback, road or lake setbacks.


No Report


Ms. Haug reported that the web page is up and running.  People continue to use it.  She is looking for additional pictures to be placed on the page along with stories from within the Green Lake area.



 Mr. Dobbs reported on the progress of the committee regarding the Celebration of the water and sewer being nearly completed.   The open house will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church from 11:00 to 2:00 on Saturday, 14 July 2001.  A charge of $50.00 for the use of the gazebo will be charged.   McHales will provide the food.  Frazee will check with Highway 12 rental for 20 tables and  160 chairs for the day.  Ms. Haug showed samples of invitations for contractors and lake people.   Mr. Dobbs asked that all board members be present during the entire celebration and assist in cleaning up afterwards.   A short program of introductions will be held about 12:45 p.m.


Wayne Odell presented information to the board regarding the fishing regulations of walleyes versus small mouth bass on the lake.   Mr. Dobbs asked Mr. Odell if he would like a short period of time at the annual meeting on 15 June 2001 to discuss with those present.   Mr. Odell will ask those in attendance to sign a petition to agree or disagree with the DNR position of small mouth bass within Green Lake.

The nominating committee suggested names to the board for possible election at the annual meeting.   Two representatives from Irving Township, one from New London Township will need to be replaced.   Mr. Halvorson is eligible to be re-elected and he wishes for that position.  Terms, which will expire, are Ollie Hagen, Chuck Burmeister, and Gerald O’Connor.

Motion by Burmeister, seconded by Halvorson  to donated $1,000.00 to the Spicer 4th of July fireworks display.  Motion carried.

Discussion was held of the Annual Meeting at the Green Lake Bible Camp on Friday, 15 June 2001.  Tiffanie Knapp will be the guest speaker.  Frazee will invite special guests.  Committee chairpersons should have a short review of their committee work the past year.

Mr. Dobbs spoke for the entire board in thanking Chuck Burmeister, Gerald O’Connor, and Ollie Hagen for their excellent work during their tenure on the Green Lake Board of Directors.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Halvorson to adjourn.  Motion carried.

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