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SATURDAY,  21 SEPTEMBER  2002 -  8:00 A.M.

The regular meeting was called to order at 8:00 A. M. by Chairperson Gwynne Anderson.    Also present were G. Broman, R. Figenskau, B. Haug, J. Pederson, S. Peterson, J. Rieth, M. Wacholz, and T. Frazee

Absent was: D. Baken, B. Halgren, and W. Halvorson.

The agenda for the meeting was approved with the addition of two items, becoming 6.2 stencils for storm sewers, and 6.3 Kandiyohi County Commissioners race.  Motion carried.

Motion by  G. Broman, seconded by S. Peterson to approve the minutes of the 17 August 2002 meeting.  Motion carried.

Motion by J. Pederson, seconded by B. Haug to approve the treasurers report for August 2002.

Motion carried to approve the treasurers report.




No report from Caterpillar committee

Education/Web Page

B. Haug reported that the web page will be updated each month. If anyone has pictures, please send to her.   B. Haug will continue to keep the web page fresh each month with items of concern.

Highway 23/Variance

S. Peterson reported that the Water Quality Committee has one meeting remaining than the final draft will be made to the public.  A minority report will be added to the comprehensive plan.  Discussion was held regarding the monitors which will be removed from areas of concern coming into Green Lake.   

Motion by J. Rieth, seconded by M. Wacholz  that we contact the DNR as to a further study of maintaining the eight monitors which measure particles coming into Green Lake.  Motion carried. 

No variances have been given to the board this past month, but four planned development units have been approved in the second tier.


J. Pederson presented information regarding membership for the past four years.  Discussion was held about membership, patrol, and caterpillar membership.

Water Quality/D.N.R.

G. Broman explained that the committee will be divided as such, with W. Halvorson working with the D.N. R., M. Wacholz  working with Water Quality, and  G. Broman with special projects.

G. Broman  explained that the DNR will no longer work with eradication of milfoil but will work to manage the same.   Norway Lake and Green Lake committee members met with Jeff Bredberg to discuss the application for management of the two lakes.   Steve McComas and Dick Osgood will work together on the program.  Monies for the study will be paid from a grant from the State of Minnesota along with dollars from Kandiyohi County.   Motion by Broman, seconded by Rieth  that the Green Lake Property Board Members appropriate up to $1,000.00 to assist this project.   Motion carried. 

G. Broman explained that Steve McComas has completed the first phase of the Water Management Study.   This information is included within the October Breeze issue.   The final report is to be completed by mid October with a proposal of $150,000.00.   From information which has been received, Green Lake is ranked number one to receive dollars for the study. 



 Discussion was held regarding the structure of dues patrol and caterpillar spraying for the 2003-2004 year. Motion by M. Wacholz, seconded by B. Haug  that dues remain at $15.00 per year, patrol to be set at $25.00 per year (must be a dues member to receive patrol) and caterpillar spraying be set at $25.00 for lake shore property up to 60 feet and $50.00 for lake shore property larger than 50 feet.  Motion carried. 

Motion by R. Figenskau, seconded by S. Peterson  to donate $500.00 to the Spicer Commercial Club for the winter fireworks display, if they have celebration.  Motion carried. 

T. Frazee  explained that he and W. Halvorson met with Stan Painter at County Park # 5 regarding fuel for boats and motors. Mr. Painter will do everything possible to make it manageable for the lake owners.   T. Frazee also explained the Little Melvin"s is "looking" at the possible set up for the sale of gasoline for boaters on Green Lake.



G. Broman discussed the Kandiyohi County Commissioners election  forth coming.  Mr. Broman informed the board that Bob Dickerson is running who is a lake resident of which we should be aware of.

G. Anderson  presented a program of using "stencils" near all storm sewers around Green Lake.  The stencil along with information as to not place lawn clippings, leaves, etc. in the storm sewers. Motion by S. Peterson, seconded by J. Rieth that we allocated up to $400.00 for these stencils to be in place during the spring of 2003.  G. Anderson and B. Haug will report to the Board at the May 17 meeting of their proposal, helpers, etc.

By executive order, G. Anderson stated the Board will not meet in October with the next regular board meeting scheduled for 17 May 2003.


Motion by S. Pederson, second by B. Haug  to adjourn.  Motion carried.


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