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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
REGULAR MEETING
SATURDAY, 24 JUNE 2006
HERITAGE BANK

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 a. m. by Chairperson Bruce Halgren.  Those in attendance were: D. Baken, B. Halgren, J. Nelson, J. Pederson, M. Quale, R. Stehn, and T. Frazee

Absent with called in excuse were T. Broman and R. Jansen.

Absent were: G. Broman, G. Roverud and K. TerWisscha.

Chairperson B. Halgren welcomed the Board Members with special notice for new Board Member Roger Stehn.  Introductions were held for Mr. Stehn.

A change in the agenda was to add Spicer Design Request by J. Nelson as new business.   The agenda was approved with this addition.

Motion by J. Nelson, seconded by D. Baken to approve the minutes of the regular 20 May 2006 meeting along with the Annual Meeting Minutes of Friday, 16 June.   Motion carried.

Motion by J. Pederson, seconded by R. Stehn to approve the treasurer"s report.

Motion carried.

REPORTS:

1.   Caterpillar:

No  Report

2.   Education/Web Page

M. Quale is working with B. Haug to develop a new look for the GLPOA Web page.  Pictures have been added to the post card section along with general pictures.

3.   Lake  Management

No Report

4.   Sewer and Water:

D. Baken reported that Lake Florida will be hooking into the sewer system.   No word about Nest Lake as of this time. Big concern is the water run off from storm sewers in New London along with agriculture run off into the rivers.   The Green Lake Sewer District meets on Monday 26 June at  6:00 p. m.

5.   Variance:

J. Pederson reported of the R.V. Park being planned on the south side of Woodcock lake.   Discussion was held about the cement of the American Legion Building.  J. Pederson reported they were suppose to put in pavers but used cement.   City of Spicer will adopt a fence ordinance.

6.   Water Quality/DNR

J. Nelson reported on the Total Phosphorus (ppb) on Green Lake.   At the Old Mill the test shows 16 ppb on 5/30/2006, on 06.13.06 it was 11 ppb.   At Indian Beach, the same two dates the results were 14 ppb and 13 ppb. Nest Lake was 20 ppb and 28 ppb.   Calhoun Lake showed 26 ppb and 33 ppb.   Monongalia Lake had recordings of 33 ppb and 49 ppb.   At the time, they are checking 10 inlets located on Green Lake for phosphorus readings.   On Green Lake the readings are lower for 2006 than 2005, but the reading of Monongalia Lake of 49 ppb on 06.13.06 is troublesome.

OLD BUSINESS:

There was not any Old Business to be brought to the Board.

NEW BUSINESS:

Executive Secretary Terry Frazee took over the meeting for the election of officers for 2006/2007 Year.   T. Frazee asked the Board for any agenda item to be sent to him one week prior to the meetings so that it will be placed on the agenda rather than added the day of.

Nomination for President was made by B. Halgren for J. Nelson, seconded by J. Pederson.  Motion carried.

J. Nelson asked for nominations for Vice President, President Elect for 2007-2008 year.   B. Halgren nominated R. Jansen, seconded by M. Quale.  Motion carried.

B. Halgren, seconded by J. Pederson to nominate M. Quale for Secretary for the 2006-2007 year.   Motion carried.

B. Halgren, seconded by J. Pederson to nominate T. Broman for Treasurer for the 2006-2007 year.   Motion carried.

Chairperson J. Nelson discussed committee assignments for the 2006-2007 year.   It was the consensus of the Board that we eliminate the Lake Management Committee as the Water Shed District will be taking over that area.

The following have been placed upon committees for 2006-2007 year: 

Caterpillar

Education/Web Page

Sewer &  Water

Ralph Jansen

Bonnie Haug

Dick Baken

Terry Frazee

Myra Quale

Roger Stehn

Variance

Water Quality/DNR

 

Jon Pederson

Jill Nelson

 

Greg Roverud

Dick Baken

 

 

Terry Frazee stated that Tom Moritz would serve as Patrol Director for the winter season of 2006/2007.

B. Halgren presented information regarding a meeting which he had with Ron Schneider, Marlys Larson, and Ann Latham regarding educational program for NOT PUTTING GRASS CLIPPINGS IN THE STORM SEWERS.  B. Halgren showed the GLPOA Board a sign which Kandiyohi County would prepare to place around Green Lake regarding grass clippings.  A second area of concern was the sweeping of the road and/or walking path.  These areas will be sweep once a month from April to October.   A third area of concern was to send post cards to residents of the city of Spicer, New London, Belgrade, Atwater, and the GLPOA residents.   Motion by J. Pederson, seconded by D. Baken to allocate 10 signs, to be placed on posts already in, in the amount of $200 today, plus 1/3 cost of the post cards, being $147.33 or a total of $247.33.   Motion carried.

Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by M. Quale to send a donation to the Spicer Beautification Committee of $100.00 with the stipulation that this would be a one time donation, not a yearly cash outlay.   Motion carried.

Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by J. Pederson to donate $1,000.00 for the Spicer 4th of July Fireworks program.  Motion carried.

Discussion was held about the Pros and Cons of the Annual Meeting.  Discussion was held about changing the format from Power Points to One Main Speaker.  Many wonderful ideas came forth from the Board.  Discussion will be held in the September meeting to plan for the June Annual Meeting

Chairperson J. Nelson stated that the Spicer Design Committee has asked that the GLPOA have a member upon their committee.  J. Nelson will represent the Board on this Spicer Design Committee.

T. Frazee reminded the Board that material for the July issue of the Green Lake Breeze will be taken to the printer on Friday, 01 July.   Articles should be received by 10:00 a. m. of the 1st of July

Being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

           


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