Lakes District Minutes
CROOKED LAKE AREA LAKES
PROTECTION AND REHABILATATION DISTRICT
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF COMMISSIONERS
HELD AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER ON
JULY 20, 2013
The meeting was called to order by Chairman VanCampenhout at 9:00 a.m.
Commissioners in attendance: VanCampenhout, Smet, Kerkhoff, and Stoller.
Absent Commissioners: Connell, Alsteen, Buhrandt, and Hogan
Members in attendance: Kris Becher, Chris and Joel Firehammer
Agenda Approval: Commissioner Kerkhoff motioned to accept the agenda and was seconded by Commissioner Stoller.
Secretary’s Report: Commissioner Stoller motioned to accept the report and was seconded by Commissioner Kerkhoff.
Treasurer’s Report: Commissioner Connell not in attendance. Chairman VanCampenhout summarized report. Actual cash (checking) $23,752.18. CD- $15,476.17. There was a question as to weed cutter/tractor repairs and maintenance of $297.23 for 2013. This will be brought up at the next meeting. Remaining balance on Grant $29,266 which expires on 12/31/13.
Aquatic Plant Control: Commissioner Stoller has lead a group with hand pulling of milfoil in Bass Lake three times thus far this year. He believes there may be more milfoil then can be easily hand pulled. Chairman VanCampenhout suggested to call Eddie Heath at Onterra to talk about a long term study of the lake after the fall study.
Weed Cutting: Cutter is in the water and up and running. Will cut the week of 7/29/13. The hydraulic hoses were replaced. Fuel tank was recently stolen.
Clean Boat Clean Water: Unsure of the number of hours acquired this season. Commissioner Stoller will contact Amanda concerning whether hand pulling of milfoil can count towards our hours. Educated members (Kris, Chris and Joel) on working at the landings. Resolution of CWCB grant application was motioned by Commissioner Stoller. All were in favor.
Final meeting for 2013 will be October 19.
Commissioner Connell asked if the board would pay his registration for an annual lake conference. A motion was made by Dean and seconded by Ken. All in favor.
It was brought up that a group of members wanted to extend the hours on the lake. The board does not agree. It was determined that the board has no control with the extension. Town board has control.
A motion was made to adjourn at 9:40 a.m. by Commissioner Kerkhoff and seconded by Chairman VanCampenhout.