Lake Minnewashta Preservation Association 9/18/12 Board Meeting Minutes

Members attending:
Steve Gunther
Scott Lacek
Steve Aldritt
Helen Gunther
Rick and Judy Berland

Call to order, 7:10

  • Reviewed and approved Minutes from last meeting

Discussion items;

  • Income Statement/Financial Report reviewed and discussed.
  • Jim Ginther is our new Treasurer

Lake Stewardship Report

  • Our Zebra Mussel road show is slowing down as our interns are done and headed back to school and families.  A great job to all who participated. A submission of hours for final payment will be submitted by Scott Lacek.

Coalition of Lakes update

  • Currently have a logo designed for letter head as well as approved by-laws, making a entity within the community.
  • Sent out letters to let it be known we are a Coalition of 8 local lakes within the Minnehaha Creek watershed district. Letters were sent to Governor Dayton, Senators, representatives, county commissioners and others.
  • Have presented to the AIS task force a “pilot” plan for developing a station for decontamination and inspection, a single site to handle access from 5 launches yet to be determined.  Have requested and received funding from the MCWD for the pilot project.
  • Also consideration for the water runoff project will get discussion in late fall.

Membership communication/neighborhood project

  • Discussed by the team leaders of Rick and Judy Berland. The Captains outreach project needs another boost.  Interns may help in a door to door campaign, this still will be determined.  Looking at total neighborhoods we currently have 19 and only 13 Captains.
  • Decision is to set up a meeting for week of Oct 8th to go over status with the captains.
  • Communication – the updates are on the website

Fall picnic – Helen Gunther will work on setting up a meeting to determine a place and a date.

Other matters:

  • Future Board meetings will be held April thru October on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
  • Should we develop a Logo?

Next meeting Oct. 16th @   7:00 at the Gunther’s house, 3628 Hickory Road
M/S/A to adjourn
Adjourn 8:30 pm

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