Minutes of Meetings

CROOKED LAKE AREA LAKES

PROTECTION AND REHABILITATION DISTRICT

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF COMMISSIONERS

HELD OCTOBER 18, 2014

 

The meeting was called to order by Chairman VanCampenhout at 9:05 a.m.

Commissioners in attendance: VanCampenhout, Smet, Alsteen, Stoller, Buhrandt, and Hogan.

Commissioners unable to attend: Connell and Moore.

Members in attendance: Pat and Jane Porubcan

Guest in attendance: Nancy Patrick (Maiden Lake)

Agenda Approval: Commissioner Hogan motioned to accept the agenda and was seconded by Commissioner Alsteen. All agreed.

Secretary’s Report Approval: Commissioner Hogan motioned to accept the report and was seconded by Commissioner Alsteen. All agreed.

Treasurer’s Report: Total in checking $26,275.20.  CD =$15,509.53.  Nothing reported for cost of lake study at this time. Commissioner Smet motioned to accept the report and was seconded by Commissioner Hogan. All agreed.

Committee Reports

Aquatic Plant Report: Bass Lake treatment was a success. Possibly an aquatic survey to be done later to look at plants and plant depth. NW corner still has an approximately 1.4 acre spot of milfoil in Crooked.  Onterra to have lake report out this fall – winter.

Proposal of a comprehensive plan – (Crooked Lake System Management Plan). Plan with the DNR involvement with funding. This will be a 5 year program.

Need grant application by 12/10/14 for comprehensive plan. This would cover 75% of plan. Total would be $32,000. District would pay approximately $2,600-$6,000. Treatment would be additional cost. Would need volunteers during this project to decrease cost to district.

A motion was made by Commissioner Hogan to proceed with the grant application and to request funds for the comprehensive plan. This was seconded by Commissioner Smet. All agreed.

Weed Cutting: The weed cutter was not used or put in the water this past season.

Clean Boat Clean Water:  Total of 190 hours prior to this meeting. Will be slightly over the 200 hours needed for this year after this meeting. Commissioner Alsteen had 50 volunteer hours herself.

Signage:  Commissioner Stoller will report on this next meeting

Other Business

Boat Patrol: DNR will fund 75% to patrol the lake. Mick Ashbeck (Wabeno) will do some of the patrolling. They will supply the boat. Possibly join with lakes.

**A motion was made to explore the patrolling of the lake. Gain additional details. The motion was made by Commissioner Alsteen and seconded by Commissioner Smet. All agreed. Meeting adjourned at 10:15 a.m.