Tucked Away

August 11, 2010 1:00 PM

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Malsack, at 1:05 PM.

The certification of the open meeting law was met.

District Commissioners in attendance were Phil Malsack (Chairman); Clayton Masters, Treasurer; Rich Pergande, Margaret Whirry, Randy Schmidt and Paul Gettelman, Secretary, Absent: Roger Swanke

Secretary's Report: A motion by Comm. Masters and 2nd by Comm. Schmidt, to accept the 5/21/2010 Special meeting minutes and Annual mtg. minutes as emailed to commissioners. Motion Passed.

Treasurer’s Report: The treasurer’s report was handed out for Jan 1– August 11, 2010. A motion by Comm. Gettelman and 2nd by Comm. Pergande to accept the Treasurer’s report as reviewed and submitted. Motion Passed

District Members and other members of the public Attending/Input: Debra Flagel, Bob and Janet Burdick and Jim Stellmacker. No questions, comments or concerns were noted.

Old Business

a .Up Date on Fish Camp for Hatchery Operations: Comm. Malsack noted that he and Mick will be attending the zoning meeting to find out if the fish camp zoning issues will be resolved.

b. EPS Monitoring Plan and Report—Mark Sesing Comm. Malsack called Mark to see if he was going to be at our meeting today. He was unable to attend Thus this portion of the agenda will be addressed at the next meeting.

c. AMC Comm. Schmidt gave a summary of the AMC boat trip. He noted that we located “3 square” a type bull rush that was along the south shore. There was a large area of vegetation at the mouth of the river. This was in an area of 5’ depth of water. It was also noted that the vegetation on the west shore line is doing better than the east end of the lake. There were 3 monitoring areas located for EPS evaluation. 1-on the West end, 1-off of the canes in the middle of the lake (north of the dredge bank), and 1-off of the canes on the east end of the dredge bank line in front of Marquette. It was noted that Carp still play a major part in to the vegetation restoration success. Comm. Malsack noted that the AMC is to have only 2 LPPRD members. Comm. Schmidt and Swanke will serve on the AMC. Comm. Gettelman will serve as an alternate.

New Business

Action on New MOU and EPSP: Comm. Malsakck gave a summary and read the latest update of the MOUA. Comm. Masters made a motion to accept the revised the MOUA with the corrections. 2nd Comm. Whirry. Motion Passed

NO Wake Signs (New) Comm. Pergande gave the board information on new No Wake signs that he has located at a total cost of $502 for 5 signs. Comm. Masters made a motion to purchase the 5 NO Wake Signs from Main Street Lettering and that the poles and nuts and bolts to be purchased from the Marquette Co Highway Dept. 2nd by Comm. Schmidt Motion Passed

Tagging: The issue of purchasing sonic tags was brought up. It was noted that the purchase of some of the tags will be provided through the latest grant. The District is still interested in purchase sonic tags for carp and Northern. Further information will be discussed with Ron Bruch for how many we need and for what fish.

Other Bussiness: Comm. Pergande brought up about having extra newsletters sent out to all the property owners of the Evergreen Island. Comm. Malsack noted that extra copies of the newsletters are printed up and available for anyone who wishes them but the district just sends out to the person who is named on the tax role. Comm. Pergande also noted that the people from Evergreen Island wanted access to fish camp when they are moving their cattle on and off the Island. It was noted the district insurance doesn’t allow us to open fish camp for public use.


Comm. Schmidt moved to adjourn the meeting. 2nd by Comm. Masters. Motion Passed. The meeting was adjourned at 2:40 PM

Respectfully submitted,

Paul Gettelman, Secretary

Documents to accompany the minutes in the official record:

Treasurer’s Report [1-1-2010 through 8-11-2010]

Approved MOUA

Main Street Lettering bid for NO WAKE

[As with all minutes, these are in draft form until approved at the next LPPRD meeting.]