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Williams Bay, Wisconsin
Board of Director's Meeting Official Minutes
February 15, 2018

The GLEA meeting was called to order at 7:01 pm, Thursday February 15, 2018 by acting Chair, L. Lundberg, Room 108 Lowrey Hall, George Williams College Campus, Williams Bay WI.

  1. Members Present: L. Lundberg (W.B.), Greg Trush (W.B.), Cindy Flower (L. Geneva), Pat Kenny (Fontana).
  2. Members Absent: C. Jones (Linn Twn.), J. Lovell (Wal. Twn.), T. Leith (Linn Twn)
  3. Also Present:Ted Peters (director), David Rasmussen (attorney), Terry O’Neal (guest), Dick Malmin (guest), C. Schultz (Regional News).
  1. General Business:
    1. Motion by P. Kenny to approve the January 18, 2018 minutes. CU.
    2. Action on monthly items:
      1. P. Kenny moved to accept the January 2018 Income Statement CU.
      2. Motion by P. Kenny to accept the January 2018 Balance Sheet. CU.
      3. The disbursement and running donations sheets for January 2018 were made available for review.
      4. Staff Report:
        1. Director's Report:
          1. Peters mentioned a Geneva Lake water temperature study that a Grad student is considering doing. More on it as it develops.
            Motion by P. Kenny to accept the Director's report. CU
  2. Old Business:
    1. Peters updated the board on the status of the phosphorus paper. He sees it as a type of foundation for a Phosphorus Initiative. After some peer review he has made some changes and hopes to have the final draft ready for circulation soon. Most of the paper is specific to Geneva Lake.
    2. Peters anticipates meeting with the Geneva Lake Conservancy soon to establish some goals, time lines, action plan for the Phosphorus Initiative, a joint effort by the GLEA and the Geneva Lake Conservancy to address and reduce phosphorus loading to Geneva Lake.
    3. Peters will be meeting with the Walworth County Environmental Health Specialist Meagan Sankey to their input as they have dealt with harmful algal blooms (HAB) in other areas of the County.
    4. There was no action or discussion on the GLEA Uniform Agreement and the City of Lake Geneva's concerns.
  3. New Business:
    1. Peters submitted information about three conferences/workshops he would like to attend and asked for permission and registration costs to be reimbursed. They are: Wisconsin Lake Conference @ Stevens Point, April 17 - 20, $225; Wisconsin Wetland Association Conference @ Lake Geneva, Feb. 21, $145.95 and the 2018 Lakeshore Landscaping Workshop @ Elkhorn, $20.00.
      Motion by C. Flower to approve Peters, attendance and registration reimbursement. CU
    2. Peters passed out the notice for the GLEA hiring of summer employment (intern).
    3. The board gave Peters permission to explore hiring a web page developer and manager and report back to the board with cost.
  4. Commissioner's Report: Nothing to add.
  5. Next scheduled meeting in March 15, 2018, same time and place. C. Flower will not be able to make it...
  6. Motion to adjourn by P. Kenny @ 8:21pm.

These minutes were recorded and prepared by T. Peters
Approved 03/15/18