November 20, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Ericson Lake Corporation Regular Board Meeting

Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 9:30am

Meeting called to Order by President Joe Wadas

Pledge of Allegiance

Mission Statement

Roll Call

Present: Joe Wadas, Tom Haase, Amy Gizinski, Paul Claus Jr., Cyndi Schure, by phone Norm Mieth

Absent: Ashley Kaiser, Jerry Schoenenberger, Roger Helgoth, Nick Merriman, Kevin Hlavac, Mike Knake

Secretary’s Report:  Minutes from the last meeting are posted on the lake’s website.  Joe made a motion to accept the minutes as posted, Second by Tom, Motion Carried.

Treasurer’s Report:

No major donations received since last meeting.

General Fund………………..……$20,889.04

Events Committee…………..…$11,791.89

PayPal,WePay,Amazon……….$7,479.64

Money Market Account………$4461.94 (breakdown below)

Dam Fund…………….$1,500.00

Playground………..….$2,520.58

Fireworks…………..….$391.00

Interest Income……..$.12

Jerry made a motion approving current bills due, Second by Tom, Motion Carried.

Events Committee:

Trail of Lights is scheduled for December 3rd and 4th.  We will have hot apple cider and hot cocoa and a visit from Santa.  We will do trail rides from 6:00 – 9:00pm.

It was brought up how the proceeds from the Trial of Lights would be split.  Jerry made a motion that the proceeds be split 3 ways, a third to the following, General Fund, Playground Equipment and Tornado Shelters, Second by Tom, Motion Carried.

Old Business:

Playground Equipment – No new news on grant at this time.

Ice Eater – Tom reported the ice eater has been installed and is working.

Campsite Reservations for next year – Amy has some more analysis to prepare to make a full recommendation to the Board.

New Business:

Dam repairs – It was decided not to put the logs in at the gates, logs will be installed in the event we need to.

Updated addresses- There are 130 property owners, Thank you Schoenenberger’s for obtaining current address.

Back 40-this area will be worked on in the Spring to make a safety berm and possible new entrance.

Possible update Dam computer-The computer system at the dam is 20 years old and needs to be upgraded in the future.  We are fine currently but come the first of the year may need to spend to get a new system installed.

Year-end letter-Joe and Norm are working on the year end letter to send to members.

Mediation:

Entered into executive session.

Motion by Tom to adjourn meeting, Second by Paul. Meeting adjourned.

Next meeting will be at 9:30am on February 19, 2022.