LAKE PUCKAWAY PROTECTION AND REHABILITATION DISTRICT
Mecan Town Hall
March 30, 2010 5:00 PM
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Malsack, at 5:05 PM.
†The certification of the open meeting law was met.
District Commissioners in attendance were Phil Malsack (Chairman); Clayton Masters, Treasurer; Randy Schmidt, Dave Ferge, Howard Sell, Rodger Swanke and Paul Gettelman, Secretary †††
Guests:† Nate Ackerman, WDNR Green Lake Co Warden
Secretary's Report: †A motion by Comm. Masters and 2nd by Comm. Ferge, to accept the 1/14/10 minutes as emailed to commissioners and posted on the web page.† Motion Passed.† †
Treasurerís Report: The treasurerís report was handed out for Jan 1Ė March 30, 2010. ††A motion by Comm. Ferge and 2nd by Comm. Sell to accept the Treasurerís report as reviewed and submitted.† Motion Passed.† †Comm. Gettelman made a motion to transfer unused performance bonus funds from the 2009 carp removal to the Dam Fund. 2nd by Comm. Ferge Motion Passed
†District Members Attending/Input:† ††††Phil Antiasie, Les Whitefoot, Roger Schultz, Bob Moore, Jack† Splinski.
a. AMC report Comm. Schmidt gave a summary of the last meeting regarding the 15 monitoring stations that will be in the area.† There is also a control point that is off the lake. †These will be able monitor the lake as far as aquatic vegetation area.† All plants will be monitored and this may be done a couple times per year for the 5 year period.† Ted Johnson will also be talking with Jim Holzworth regarding whatís happening on the Grand River Marsh.† Randy noted that we are applying for the Protection Grant.† Carp exclusion areas will be going out.† We are also going to be putting in willow logs to establish a willow growth on the east Island.† 2 Land Conservation personal and one student will do the Dredge Bank Study.† We were unable to get students to do this.††† Comm. Schimdt made a motion to let Green Lake County Land Conservation personal and a summer student †do the Dredge Bank study.† 2nd† by Comm. Swanke.† Motion Passed† It was noted that we want to see where and what †the statues is of the Princeton Dam and any renovations to be done.† Comm. Schmidt will contact Mark Sesing and Derek Kavanough to get a couple of companies to put in some sample plantings to give us a demonstration of what their companies can provide.
b. Action on Resolution #01-2010 to apply for the Lake Protection Grant† Chairman Malsack read the resolution and asked for a role vote.† The resolution passed unanimously.
c. Fish Camp Improvements Chairman Malsack gave a summary of the Fish Camp property.† He read the agreement with the DNR for the area.† The land is owned by the State of Wisconsin.† We have an unlimited agreement with them.† We will need a permanent location for the Fish Hatchery as this program will be more permanent down the road.†
d. Annual Meeting and Picnic The annual meeting will be the first Saturday in June which will be June 5.† It will be at the village hall in Marquette.† May 1 deadline for articles for newsletter.† A picnic for all the folks that helped with the Fish Hatchery will be determined at a later date.
e. Any other new Business:† It was noted that some of the district members would like to have the meetings rotated from North Shore and South Shore.†
f. Next meeting† April 19, 2010 next meeting at Tucked Away.†
g. Chariman Malsack made a motion for the district to go on record to support Green Lake boards efforts to have fingerlings planted in Lake Puckaway.† 2nd by Comm. Sell ††††6 in favor 1 against.† Motion Passed
h. Comm. Swank wanted to do more tagging of Northern and carp.† To be discussed at the next meeting
Comm. Swanke moved to adjourn the meeting.† 2nd by Comm. †Masters.† Motion Passed.† The meeting was adjourned at 7:21PM
Paul Gettelman, Secretary
Documents to accompany the minutes in the official record:
Treasurerís Report [1-1-09 through 3-30-10]
Expense sheet for Walleye Fish Hatchery
Cormorant Summary and Application
[As with all minutes, these are in draft form until approved at the next LPPRD meeting.]