Alma/Moon Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District (LPRD)
Annual Meeting – Saturday, June 15, 2013
Moon Beach Camp, St. Germain, WI
I. Roll Call: 24 members present
II. Call to Order: Chair Tony Waisbrot called the meeting to order at 11:37A.M.
III. Approval of minutes of the last Annual Meeting Saturday June 16, 2012: Clyde Owens moved to approve the minutes. John Mau seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
IV. Treasurer’s Report:
A. 2012 – 2013 Financial Review: Dave Zielinski
B. Public Hearing of the 2012 – 2013 Fiscal Year Proposed Budget
Dave Zielinski asked 3 times if there was any comment on the budget from none district residences. No one commented.
Our Keynote speaker John Bates’s presentation on the ecology of the Northwoods gave good information on preserving and maintaining a good ecological environment and its benefits. The presentation was enjoyed by all.
V. Committee Reports:
Chairman Tony Waisbrot presented a certificate for numerous years of service to the Alma Moon Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District to Glenn Svetnicka.
A. Fish Stocking /Habitat: Clyde Owens reported receiving Muskys last year (2012) and will be receiving Walleyes in the fall of 2013. The Alma Lake crib maintenance is scheduled for this coming fall.
B. Water Quality /Level: Mary Platner reported that the lake water level is up 1 foot and 2 inches from last fall. Specific information on water levels can be found at the Alma Moon web site www.almamoonlake.org
C. Web Site: Milt Klingsporn, Web Master, gave an update on the needed improvements and additions to the Alma Moon web site. He advised that the web site has been updated with information pertaining to lake water clarity, levels, and chemical and minutes. Milt stated that he is working on addressing some web site problems, improving maintenance and adding links.
D. Town of St Germain/Vilas County Committee Updates: Town of St. Germain Representative Bill Bates gave an update on boat landing improvements, roadway repair and required boat landing street signage.
E. Lake Management Plan/Report from WI Lakes Partnership Convention: Town of St. Germain Representative Bill Bates informed the group that the Saint Germain “Town Wide Lake Management System” report was published in April and that the Lake District did receive a copy. Milt Klingsporn advised that the he will place information pertaining to the Alma Moon Lake District on the web site.
VI. Old Business
A. Boat Landing Improvement: Ann Seibel advised that she has viewed the boat landing twice in May and once this month and observed that the 2‐3 inches stone has been pushed to the sides and that someone has dumped a load of sand. Another resident stated that her and her husband had a very difficult time taking their sail boat out of the lake because of the trailer sinking into the muck and low lake levels.
B. Crib Brushing: Clyde Owens and Tony Waisbrot gave a brief update on the crib maintenance on Moon and Alma Lake. They said that the crib maintenance on Moon Lake is completed and Alma Lake is scheduled for later this summer/fall. Brush, preferably oak and pine, 8‐foot long that are no larger than 3 inches in diameter are needed. If you have any wood to contribute to the Alma Lake cribbing or would like to volunteer, please contact a committee member.
VII. New Business
A. Approval of 2013‐2014 Budget: Clyde Owens motioned to approve. Cindy Rogers seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
B. Election of 2 New Commissioners‐term of 2016. See candidates listed below.
- Dave Zielinski
- Dean Marquardt
- Nominations from the floor
There were no nominations from the floor. Cindy Rogers motioned to do an anonymous vote. June McDuffy seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
VIII. Comments from the Lake District Residents/ Good of the Lake District/Other:
Ann Seibel gave information on the upcoming Socials. The next breakfast social will be held at 3C’s Coffee Cup on July 13, 2013 at 9 A.M. and the Chicken BBQ will be at the New Twilight on August 17, 2013 at 7 P.M. The cost this year is $8 for adults and $4 for children.
Ann Seibel suggested creating a handout for residence pertaining to local and lake restrictions and information. Such as, dump locations and costs, burning permits, septic tanks, and firearm/hunting. Milt Klingsporn said that information can be included on the web site.
Milt Klingsporn advised that there is going to be changes to the mailing list and is requesting that residences please forward any changes to their address, mailing address, phone number and emails to a committee member.
Ann Waisbrot made motion to adjourn. Jake Platner seconded. Motion carried unanimously. Meeting was adjourned at 2:00 P.M.
2013 Alma Moon Lake District Committee Members:
Tony Waisbrot (term of 2015) ‐ Chairman
Dean Marquardt (term of 2016) ‐Secretary
Dave Zielinski (term of 2016) ‐Treasurer
Milt Klingsporn (term of 2015)‐Commissioner
Corliss Tischer (term of 2014)‐Commissioner
Bill Bates ‐Town of St Germain Representative
Kathleen Rushlow‐Vilas Co Representative
To view minutes of the Lake District annual meeting and quarterly commissioner meetings go to The Lake District website at www.almamoonlake.org.