Alma/Moon Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District (LPRD)
Quarterly Meeting – Saturday, September 20, 2014
Moon Beach Camp, St. Germain, WI
Tony Waisbrot, chairman
Dave Zielinski, treasurer
Dean Marquardt, secretary
Milt Klingsporn, commissioner
Corliss Tischer, commissioner
Vilas County representative: Kim Simac
Town of St Germain representative: John Vojta
I. Call to order: Chairman Waisbrot called the meeting to order at 9:05 am.
II. Approval of May 17, 2014 meeting minutes:
Motion to approve by Corliss Tischer, second by Milt Klingsporn. Motion carried.
Motion to approve meeting following annual meeting, election of officers. Motion made by Milt Klingsporn, second by Corliss Tischer, Motion carried.
III. Treasurer’s Report:
Dave Zielinski presented the final report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. The ending fund balance was $18,407.78. The commission reviewed the budget and report for fiscal year 2013/2014 and found the Treasurer’s report in order. Commissioner Zielinski also presented the report for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014/2015. The commission will continue to audit the budget and reports at each regular meeting.
IV. Committee Reports:
A. Fish Stocking and Habitat/Alma Lake Crib Brushing Project: Chairman Waisbrot reported that is complete for both Alma Lake Moon Lake. Last year the WDNR stocked walleye in Moon and Alma lakes. This year the WDNR will be stocking 10″ to 11″ Musky in Alma and Moon Lakes, 14 in Alma lake and 32 in Moon lake.
Water Quality/Level, The water level is up at this time. The end of June the water was up 1.9 feet, July up 1.95 feet, and August up 2.0 feet. Water quality is being monitored, there is no report at this time.
B. Web Site: The website is available for commissioner viewing and off line. It should be on line the beginning of October. There will be links to other governmental sites and local informational sites. Milt Klingsporn and Corliss Tischer have completed initial web education.
C. Town of St. Germain/Vilas County Committee Updates: Representatives to the Moon Alma Lake Protection Rehabilitation District are:
Vilas County, Kim Simac (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Town of St. Germain, John Vojta (email@example.com)
E. Newsletter committee report: Corliss Tischer presented a report on the mailing data base and printing the newsletter. Commissioner Tischer recommended providing a second news letter, the Commission agreed. Chairman Waisbrot recommended the newsletter photographs be in color, the Commission agreed. The news letter will be in a book format vs. columns.
F. Social Committee Report: There will be two events this year as in the past. The August event will be at the Twilight Resort and possibly a breakfast in July based on resources.
V. Old Business:
A. No wake signage: A new sign format was presented to the commission and a location to install the new sign. Chairman Waisbrot requested commissioners Tischer, Zielinski and Marquardt collectively review sign color, location, number and size and report to the commission. The local ordinance will be added to this sign and future signs.
B. Loon hatching platforms: A report will be at the next meeting. The Loons of Alma and Moon Lake received special attention from Dr. Mike Meyers during Labor Day weekend, 2013. Dr. Meyers along with Ken and Terrie Beier rescued a Loon entangled in fishing line. The three individuals took time away from their holiday weekend to rescue the loon. In recognition for his work, Dr. Meyers received an award from the Lakes Association.
VI. New Business:
A. Website training and improvements: Commissioners Klingsporn and Tischer have received the initial training course for website development.
B. Plan and Program for June 20, 2015 Annual Meeting and election of commissioners: Chairman Waisbrot reported that his term and commissioner Klingsporn’s term expire in 2015. It was suggested that Dr. Mike Meyer be approached to provide an educational program for the annual meeting. Corliss Tischer made a motion to accept the proposal from Business Connection to print the news letter and annual meeting notification not to exceed $300. The motion received a second from Commissioner Klingsporn. The motion passed.
D. Future meeting dates:
June 20, 2015 Annual Meeting at 12:00 at Moon Beach.
Commission meeting December 6, 2014 at 9:00 at Moon Beach.
Commission meeting May 9, 2015 at 9:00 at Moon Beach.
Note: Wisconsin Lakes Convention is scheduled on April 23-25, 2015 at Stevens Point.
VII. Adjourn: The meeting adjourned at 11:04 am.
Dean Marquardt, Secretary
September 20, 2014