April 2019

ELC Board Meeting Minutes

April 27, 2019

The ELC board met at the corner of Parkway and Fowler streets at 9:30 AM. After reviewing the survey markers designating the streets and boundary lines at that location, the meeting was moved to the ELC building.

The meeting was then opened with reciting the pledge of allegiance, and the ELC mission statement.

Roll Call:

Present: Larry Belz, Paul Claus Jr., Tom Haase, Ashley Kaiser, Jerry Schoenenberger, Donna Uhrenholdt, Joe Wadas.

Absent: Jason Becker, Carey Deeds, Josh Gompert, Kevin Hlavac, Chris Levander.

Others present: Randy Janak, Norman Mieth

Minutes of the last meeting were approved.

Treasurer’s report:

There are currently 64 paid memberships. This is one more than at this time last year.

General Fund…………. $13,987.25

Dam repair…………………       55.22

Pay Pal………………………   4,030.72

Events………………………. 14,568.07

Total………………………. $32,641.26

Motion by Larry, second by Tom to approve treasurer’s report. Motion carried

Old Business:

A. Sewer discussion. Nothing to discuss until lawsuit is settled

B. Lawsuit and options to proceed:

Discussed seeking another legal opinion.

Donna moved, Tom seconded motion for Ashley to contact a real estate attorney. Motion approved.

New Business:

A. Norman Mieth submitted a written request to install a drain tube across Pothast Road to improve drainage from his property and adjoining areas. Paul moved, Ashley seconded to approve this request. Motion carried unanimously. A copy of this request is on file.

B. Budgeting numbers for lakeshore and riverbank repair were discussed and amended from the previous meeting. Those numbers are as follows:

Area #1: Includes spillway apron ($10,000), riprap below apron, remove trees $2,000, and repair tree guard ($400). Total $12,400.

Area #2: Repair shoreline ($2,250)

Area #3: Extend jetty. Tabled. This will be discussed by the complete board with a decision at a later time.

Area #4: Repair jetty at the end of geo tube ($600).

Area #5: As this will be costly, we are not able to address this at this time. However, it was suggested there may be a cost effective solution. More information will be gathered.

Areas #6 and #8: These are the responsibility of Wheeler County. County will apply for funds to repair these.

Area #7: River camp site ($4,000).

Area #9: Repair campsite shoreline ($1,500). A fishing deck will be constructed at this location at a later time.

Paul moved, Jerry seconded motion to proceed with these repairs as amended. Motion approved. Map of damaged sites on file with secretary.

C. Ashley presented a draft copy of updated dock regulations. She and Chris have been working on this. No action was taken at this time.

D. For those interested in a family size storm shelter, you may contact Joe for information.

E. Don’t forget, the fireworks will be July 6, this year.

F. Events committee will not be having any events this year. If there is enough interest and a sufficient number of volunteer help, they will resume next summer.

G. Per meeting with the NRD, there may be funds available for storm damage repair.

Meeting adjourned at 11:10 AM

Next meeting date and time to be announced.

Respectfully submitted,

Jerry Schoenenberger, Secretary

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