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GREEN  LAKE  PROPERTY  OWNERS   ASSOCIATION
REGULAR  MEETING
SATURDAY,  16  JULY  2005
HERITAGE  BANK 

The regular meeting was called to order at 8:00 a.m. by Chairperson B. Halgren.  Also present were D. Baken, R. Jansen, J. Nelson, J. Pederson, M. Quale, K. TerWisscha, M. Wacholz, and T. Frazee

Absent was G. Broman

Absent with called in excuse was T. Broman and G. Roverud. 

Two visitors were present, Jim Fehr and Ann Latham.

The agenda was adopted as mailed out. 

Motion by J. Pederson, seconded by R. Jansen to approve the minutes of the regular meeting 25 June 2005.   Motion carried.

Motion by M. Wacholz, seconded by J. Pederson to approve the financial conditions for the month of July.

Motion carried

 

REPORTS: 

1.   Caterpillar

Chairperson R. Jansen stated we are not spraying a second time for worms in 2005.
 

2.   Education/Web Page

M. Quale did not have a final report.
 

3.   Lake Management

R. Jansen reported that he, G. Broman, and T. Frazee met with the DNR on Friday, 08 July to discuss the following items: (1) carp removal at Morgandale Resort (coming from Alvig Slough), along with the carp at the outlet of the lake.

We will need a permit from the DNR to remove the carp.   A company in Iowa will take the carp for 10 cents per pound.   The DNR estimated that we would probably be looking at 10,000 pounds or cost of $1,000.00.   Will continue to study this problem.   (2)  The number of slips at the Old Mill Inn.  The DNR has been in contact with the owner about this problem, plus the sign which states that slips are for rent, (3)  number of slips at Sky Line Estates of which the county is working on, (4) milfoil on Green Lake which is becoming less, (5) a home on the lake which brought in truck loads of sand, (6) people cutting of Bulrushes around the lake.  The DNR will write a article for the August issue of the Green Lake Breeze of the importance of these Bulrushes within the lake.
 

4.   Sewer/Water:

Chairperson D. Baken stated the next sewer Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, 25 July. Information of the last meeting was in the Breeze.
 

5.   Water Quality/DNR

J. Nelson and M. Wacholz  reported that the water clarity is now at 14 feet for the Secchi disc.   Last spring it was 23 feet.   Water temperature is now at 80 degrees.

Discussion was held about people mowing their lawns, blowing the grass clippings onto the road way which may end up in Green Lake.   Discussion was held about mailing out post cards, but the consensus of the Board is that we have written three articles in the last two years about this so we will not mail out cards.   Asked people to talk to anyone who is mowing on the street to please mow the first five rounds inward.
 

6.   Variance

The zoning board is now hearing our thoughts and ideas for Green Lake stated Chair J. Pederson. J. Nelson, J. Duininck, and T. Frazee attended the Spicer City Council meeting last Monday evening to ask their cooperation in following the Kandiyohi County plan of one dock with 4 (four) moorings as the three townships surrounding the lake have.

Also concern of Tier 2 using strips of 15 feet from private homes to Green Lake.

 

OLD  BUSINESS:

There was no old business brought before the Board for the July meeting.
 

NEW BUSINESS:

A. Latham and J. Fehr asked the Green Lake Board of Directors to adopt a resolution requesting the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to remove all special regulations from Green Lake, and return Green Lake to the regular statewide DNR regulations that affect most lakes.  Motion  by M. Wacholz, second by J. Pederson to adopt the said motion as presented. (Copy on file with the Secretary).

Motion carried.

A. Latham reported to the Board that the public hearing is scheduled for Willmar, asking that the property owners board go on record to have the hearing in Spicer.   J. Nelson and B. Halgren will form a letter to be sent to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to have this change of meeting set to Spicer.

A. Latham asked the Board for a financial contribution of $100.00 to $125.00  to assist in advertising the public hearing which will be held in August of this year regarding the state wide regulations for walleye fishing.   Motion by J. Pederson, seconded by K. TerWisscha to approve $100.00 to Walleye Focus.   Motion carried.

Chairperson B. Halgren and T. Frazee  interviewed Tom Moritz to serve as Patrol person for the 2005/2006 year.  Motion by J. Pederson, seconded by J. Nelson to approve Tom Moritz at a salary of $2,000.00.   Motion carried. 

T. Frazee asked the Board to remember their articles for the August Breeze.  All articles are to be received by Thursday, 28 August 2005.  Frazee also asked Board members for suggestions for telephone numbers to be listed in the Breeze. 

Chairperson B. Halgren asked T. Frazee to present a budget for the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 year.   This was approved by the Board.

The next regular Green Lake Property Owners  meeting is scheduled for Saturday, 20 August 2005, at the Heritage Bank Building at 8:00 A.M.

Motion by J. Nelson, seconded by M. Quale  to adjourn.  Motion carried.

 

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