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GREEN LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
REGULAR MEETING
SATURDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2008

The regular meeting of the Green Lake Property Owners Association was called to order by Chairperson Greg Roverud.   Members present were B. Aamot, T. Broman, D. Gunderson, R. Jansen, R. Minke, J. Nelson, P. Spilseth, R. Stehn, and T. Frazee

Absent, with call in, were: J. Duininck and K. TerWisscha.

Guests present were Bill and Ann Latham.

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

Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by R. Jansen to approve the minutes of the regular 16 August 2008 regular meeting.  Motion carried.

Motion by D. Gunderson, second by T. Broman to approve the treasurer's report for the month of September 2008.

Motion carried

CORRESPONDENCE:

Two letters were received - (1) New London Ambulance Service thanking the Board for their donation of $500.00 to assist in the purchase of equipment, and (2) Spicer First Responders thanking the Green Lake Property Owners for their donation of $500.00 for equipment.

 

REPORTS:

Caterpillar:

Chairperson R. Minke did not have any information to Report.

 

 

Education/Web Page:

Chairperson D. Gunderson did not have a report.

 

 

Lake Management:

Chairperson J. Nelson reported the following: (1) 11 sites were treated for milfoil on Tuesday, 16 September.  An additional site (# 62, 63, 64, and 65)of one acre was approved for treatment which will be held during the coming week, (2) We will share in a partnership with the City of Spicer, Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District, Minnesota DOT, and  Kandiyohi County.   Motion by R. Stehn, seconded by J.  

Nelson that the two representatives from Green Lake Property Owners Association be: President G. Roverud and A. Latham.   Motion carried.   The Green Lake Property Owners Association will call the first meeting at a time selected by G. Roverud and A. Latham.  (3)  Discussion was held about doing a complete survey on Green Lake.  J. Nelson will contact companies that do Lake Survey"s emailing the same to all Board Members.   J. Nelson asked Board Members to email her, along with other Board Members their thoughts/concerns of total survey when the bids are received.

 

 

Sewer and Water:

Chairperson R. Stehn reported that the City of Kandiyohi has not decided if they wish to go with the GLSSWD or the City of Willmar.  It should also be noted that they do not need to hook into either system, and (2)  Six hydrants were leaking with five of them repaired with one new hydrant replaced, (3) Henderson Lake, Florida, and George will be complete this Year, (4) Diamond Lake has many problems as found by the Engineering firm of Wenk, Inc. (5)  Water lost for the month Of August is as follows: City of Spicer - -0.4%, Green Lake - 28.3%, New London - 33.6^.

 

 

Variance/Taxation:

No Report

 

 

Water Quality/DNR/Fishing:

Chairperson T. Broman did not have a report.

 

 

Patrol:

T. Frazee explained that the Patrol Service will begin on 01 October 2008.   A total of 133 families have signed up For this service.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

T. Frazee reported of the meeting with Senator Chaudhary and Rep. Juhnke regarding milfoil on Green Lake.   It was agreed upon that the storm water inlets were the problem for milfoil within the lake, and (2) if the GLPOA is not granted permits for treating both the Senator and Rep. Would like to be contacted, (3) Senator Chaudhary, Rep. Juhnke, and Senator Gimse will meet this fall to draft legislation for the treatment/eradication of Eurasian Water Milfoil.

Discussion was held about individuals on the lake who are not members of the GLPOA.   What could be done how these people should be contacted.

Discussion was held about County Road 10 work progress.   We need to make sure no storm water will run directly into Green Lake.   These Co-Chairpersons, President G. Roverud and A. Latham, will carry this message to the others of the committee.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Motion by R. Jansen, seconded by T. Broman to donate $500.00 to the Spicer Chamber of Commerce for the Winter Fest Fireworks which is held in January of 2009.  Motion carried.

Discussion of the Lake Management Vegetative Plan (LMVP) was discussed at length.   This plan must be approved, also, by the Department of Natural Resources before it is approved.   Discussion was held about what happens next!   The plan is the first part of the program, which now we need to decide about a survey, what is treated, and when.   Motion by R. Jansen, seconded by R. Stehn that the plan be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources for their approval.  Motion carried.   The entire Green Lake Vegetative Plan will be put on the Green Lake Web page for viewing. A special thank you was given to A. Latham for her total work upon the program.   

Motion by D. Gunderson, second by R. Minke to adjourn.  Motion carried.

 

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