Wednesday, September 14, 2016



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.


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

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