Thursday, October 13, 2016


MARQUETTE COUNTY LAKES ASSOCIATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

OCTOBER 6, 2016

 

Meeting was called to order at 8:10 p.m. by President Ron Sabel

Board  Members Present:  Ron Sabel, Mike Jacobi, John Cotter Walt Brudowski, Lori Killian via phone from Nevada, and Al Rosenthal

Also Present:  Pat kilbey and Heather Gottschalk
Minutes of August 11, 2016 minutes were approved on a motion by Mike Jacobi and a second by John Cotter.  Approved

Treasurers report was given by Ron Sabel in the absence of Lee Vaughan.

Starting balance was $1372.71, expenses of $148.31 and receipts of $40.00 for an ending balance of $1264.00. 

Harris Pond paid their dues for 2017 of $30.00.  Ron Sabel made a motion to send out dues at the end of December, beginning of January for 2017.  Second by Walt Brudowski.  Approved.

Al Rosenthal reported on Golden Sands R C & D Council meeting.  Krista’s replacement will be hired in February if funds are available.  Krista has done a lot of research on Boat Wash Stations, and if any lakes are interested, we will call on her to help us.
Ron Sabel reported on the Central Sands Water Action Coalition.  MCLA will not tag along with the Coalition on legislative issues, but will represent ourselves and we ill e-mail our membership when various hearings dealing with water and lakes are scheduled.

Al Rosenthal reported on Wisconsin Lakes and said that he was resigning as a Board member affective November 2016.  Wisconsin Lakes will be meeting with the Wisconsin Shoreland Initiative, which is a group that is located in Northern Wisconsin and have many of the same goals dealing with lakes.

Mike Jacobi and Pat Kilbey reported on the LWCD County meeting. Mike’s term will be for 2 years and follow the County Supervisors terms.  Pat reported that Cary Jones, State Inspector was training people for the State using the Slowey Farm, which is classified as a CAFO.

Heather Gottschalk, DNR Game warden discussed with the Board the function of Water Safety Patrols in Wisconsin and went over how grants may be applied for.  Hand Outs were given.  It was decided that the next step would be to meet with Sheriff Kim Gaffney and discuss how this can be taken to the next step.

Ron Sabel made a motion to give to Wisconsin Lakes $100.00 for membership dues, Second by Mike Jacobi.  Approved

The members present went over the Contact list for the Lakes, and each were assigned Lake Associations and P&R District to contact and update the list.

Robert Krause has been a Board member from the beginning but has not attended any meetings in the last months and as stated in MCLA by-laws Section 7 Article 6 he will be terminated from the Board of Directors.  Ron Sabel will contact him.

Next Meeting :  Thursday, December 8th at 8:00 a.m. in Westfield

Meeting was adjourned at 9:15 a.m. on a motion by Ron Sabel and second by John Cotter

Approved

Al Rosenthal, Secretary 

 

 

Monday, September 26, 2016


MARQUETTE COUNTY LAKES ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016   8:00 AM
MARQUETTE COUNTY AGRICULTURAL CENTER
438 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE, WESTFIELD
 
AGENDA: 

1. Call to order and Introduction of Guest, Heather Gottschalk, DNR
2. Review and approve the minutes from the June 23rd meeting
3. Treasurers Report and Membership Status Report
4. Primary Reports:
a) Golden Sands R C & D Council – Al,
b) Central Sands Water Action Coalition – Ron
c) Marquette County LWCD – Pat, Mike
d) Wisconsin Lakes – Al
e) AIS Coordinator Report – Krista
5.  Heather Gotschalk presentation on the formation of County Boat Safety Patrol.
6   Discussion on the updating of Member Lakes Contact Person Information 
7.  Discussion on selecting new Board member
8.  Set date for next Directors Meeting.
9.  Old Business
10. New Business
11. Adjourn

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


MARQUETTE COUNTY LAKES ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL MEETING

September 8, 2016

6:30 p.m. Marquette County Service Center

President Ron Sabel called the meeting to order at 6:42 p.m.

Introductions were made after the Pledge of Allegiance

Board Members present:  John Cotter, Lori Killian, Mike Jacobi, Ron Sabel, Lee Vaughan and Al Rosenthal

Guests:  Secretary Ben Brancel, Game Warden Ben Nadolski, Pat Kilbey, Morgan Link, Krista Kamke and Chris Hamerla.  There was 35 in attendance.

Minutes of the 2015 Annual Meeting were read and approved on a motion by John Cotter and a second by Lori Killian.  One change was noted in the 2015 minutes, the balance of the treasury was $1212.56.

Treasurers Report was presented by Lee Vaughan and shoed a balance of $1372.31 and the membership is 19 lakes with Montello Lake being 20 as soon as they send their dues into the treasurer.

Ron Sabel made a motion to approve the report and second by Mike Jacobi.  Approved

Krista Kamke- AIS Coordinator gave a report on projects completed this summer and which projects they are still working on.  Krista reported she will be resigning and going to work for Green Lake County in their zoning department.  Krista was thanked for all the work she accomplished in Marquette County.

Pat Kilbey, County Conservationist and Morgan Link, County Nutrient Management specialist gave a report on their duties and what recently had been accomplished.  Pat reported that Mike Jacobi now represents lakes on the County LWCD committee.  Mike was one of the original members of the committee when he served on the County Board.  Morgan reported that 23,000 acres are now in the Nutrient Management program, which is increase of 6,000 acres since the beginning of the year.

Both were thanked for the leadership and hard work they provide to the County.  Hand out attached.

Secretary Ben Brancel is the state secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.  He spoke about what his department all did from food protection to agriculture resource management.  Secretary Brancel was thanked for his informative presentation.

Game Warden Ben Nadolski answered a number of questions dealing with lakes and water safety which will be the theme of the Spring Meeting which will be held on May 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

Next years annual meeting will be held on September 14, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquette County Service Center.

Motion was made by Ron Sabel and second by Lee Vaughan to have the dues remain at $30.00 per lake.

Approved

Meeting was adjourned at 8:08 p.m. on a motion by Lee Vaughan and a second by Mike Jacobi  Approved       Al Rosenthal, Secretary

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


MARQUETTE COUNTY LAKES ASS0CIATION
2016 ANNUAL MEETING
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016   6:30 PM
MARQUETE COUNTY SERVICE CENTER
428 UNDERWOOD AVE, MONTELLO, WI. ON HWY 23
PIZZA AND POP WILL BE SERVED. ALL ARE INVITED-PASS THE WORD.
AGENDA:
1. Call to order by President Ron Sabel
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Introduction of Special Guests and Board Member:
A.Ben Brancel, Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Commerce
B. Ben Nadolski, Area DNR Warden
C. Pat Kilbey, Morgan Link, Marquette County LWCD Dept.
D. Krista Kamke, AIS Coordinator
4. Review and approve the minutes from the 2015 Annual Meeting
5. Treasurers Report and Membership Status
6. LWCD Dept. Presentation and updates: Pat Kilbey, Morgan Link
7. AIS Projects and Activities Report: Krista Kamke
8. Sec. Ben Brancel, Presentation on various topics of interest between
    Lakes, Rivers and Streams and Agriculture
9. Question and Answer period on any topic discussed at the meeting.
10. Old Business
11. New Business
12. Adjourn
     
    



     

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


MARQUETTE COUNTY LAKES ASSOCIATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

AUGUST 11, 2016
Meeting was called to order at 8:00 a.m. by President Ron Sabel

Board Members Present:  Ron Sabel, Mike Jacobi, John Cotter, Lee Vaughan and Al Rosenthal

Also Present:  Pat Kilbey

The June 23, 2016 minutes were approved on a motion by Lee Vaughan and a second by John Cotter

Approved

Treasurers Report was presented by Lee Vaughan with a beginning balance of $1470.49 receipts of $90.00 and expenditures of $188.18, with an ending balance of $1372.31.  Lee also reported that 19 lakes now belong for 2016.  The report was approved on a motion by Al Rosenthal, and a second by John Cotter.  Approved  Reports attached to minutes.

Golden Sands R C & D Council Report Al Rosenthal reported that the council continues to work on obtaining grants to keep the Council in the black, and improve the environment of the Counties it represents.

Marquette Cty LWCD – Pat Kilbey reported that the committee moved to approve Mike Jacobi a member of the committee and send to the County Board. 

Central Sands Water Action Coalition – Ron Sabel reported that there would be a coalition meeting on August 21st in Coloma.  The Coalition is very active and asked if they could attend our Annual Meeting in September, and Ron thought it would be okay.

Wisconsin Lakes – Al Rosenthal reported that the adjustment of the new office shared with River Alliance is going good.  Two advocacy training sessions have been organized for August in the Northern part of the State.

AIS Coordinator Report – Krista was unable to be present (out in the field) but her written report was presented and is part of these minutes.

Annual Meeting – September 8, 2016

Ben Brancel, Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will be the main presenter and will talk on how lakes and agriculture can work together.

Pat Kilbey, Krista Kamke and Ben Nadolski will give reports before Secretary Brancel.

Healthy Lakes workshop had about 25 people present but those in attendance were enthused.  Mike Jacobi was in attendance and felt it was very good.

Looking for a couple of new Board Members.  Mike Johnson on White Lake was mentioned.

Next Meeting will be on October 6, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. at the Westfield
Service Center and Election of Officers will be on the agenda

Meeting was adjourned at 9:12 on a motion by Ron
Sabel and second by Lee Vaughan

Al Rosenthal, Secretary

Wednesday, July 6, 2016


MARQUETTE COUNTY LAKES ASSOCIATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

JUNE 23, 2016

Meeting called to order at 8:05 a.m. by President Ron Sabel

Board Members Present:  Lee Vaughan, Ron Sabel, John Cotter, Mike Jacobi, Al Rosenthal, Walt Brunowski and Lori Killian

Also Present:  Krista Kamke, Pat Kilbey and Jasmine Wyant

The April 14, 2016 minutes were approved on a motion by Lee Vaughan and a second by Walt Brunowski. Approved

Treasurers Report was presented by Lee Open balance was $1470.49, expenses of $142.14 and receipts of $60.00 for an ending balance of $1388.35. 

Membership report has 18 paid members Oxford will be deleted and a contact will be made with White Lake and Lake Burnita to see if they are interested in maintaining membership.
Golden Sands RC&D Council   Al made a report and they have financial problems much like other conservation groups because of the lake of grant money.

Central Sands Water Action Coalition Ron reported on the information he received concerning Shoreland Zoning and the Attorney’s Generals opinion.

Marquette County LWCD  Pat reported that a representative of MCLA hopefully will become a voting member of the LWCD Board this Fall.  Approval is needed by the committee and the County Board. Mike Jacobi is our representative on the Board

Wisconsin Lakes    Al reported that the Association have moved and are in the same building and office as the River Alliance.  Finances are okay and membership is still strong.  Applications for two large grants have been submitted.

July 28th is the date for the Healthy Lake workshop.  Presently sign up is low, but a push will be made to get around 75 people at the workshop.

AIS  Krista introduced her summer intern Jasmine Wyant.  Krista reported on two Clean Boats-Clean Water workshops on June 25th and July 16th at 9:00 a.m. at Westfield.

Moon Lake has milfoil and the local Boy Scout troop has volunteered to pull the milfoil

White River – has flowering rush and Krista is working on a purple loosestrife program in Montello

Board Member to Replace Dave Casper was discussed and Ron will make a contact with a member of the Twin Lakes Association that Dave recommended.

September Annual Meeting.   Ben Brancel will be contacted to address the group on agriculture and lakes on September 8, 2016.

Meeting adjourned at 9:40 a.m. on a motion by John Cotter and second by Lee Vaughan Approved

Wednesday, June 1, 2016


County
Healthy Lakes Grants Workshop
Hosted by the Marquette County Lakes Association, the Marquette County Land and Water Conservation Department and the Marquette County Zoning Department.
Come learn about Healthy Lakes Grants and how to become eligible!
Healthy Lake Team members will be discussing the grant process, eligible practices and providing examples of Healthy Lakes projects from the first two years of this new DNR Lakes Protection Grant opportunity.
This workshop is open to all counties surrounding Marquette County.
Where: Marquette County Services Center
428 Underwood Ave Montello, WI
When: July 28th, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Grant amounts are up to $1000 for 5 different eligible practices:
-Fish Sticks
- Diversion
-Rock Infiltration
-Rain Garden
-350 ft. Native Plantings
 
For more information please visit: http://healthylakeswi.com
 
RSVP: Marquette County Land & Water Conservation
1-608-296-2815 Ext. 4
Morgan.link@wi.nacdnet.net