MLA Meeting Agendas

MANISTEE LAKE ASSOCIATION - AGENDA

JULY 4, 2020

 

 

I.            Call to Order- MLA President Gary Salisbury

Stating the 3 Primary goals of the association:

  1. Promote the education of the riparian property owners and other lake users about water quality and water supply.
  2. Support issues which concern welfare of the lake in general, including the conservation of the water supply in the lake and watershed, and maintaining the quality of water safety for swimming and conducive to fish resources.
  3. Support the measurement and evaluation of hydrological data of the lake so that decisions and actions shall be for what is best for the lake.

 

II.            Roll Call of Board Members-

·         President- Gary Salisbury

  • Vice President- Keith Gancer
  • Treasurer- Shug Brandell
  • Sgt. At Arms- Bob Williams
  • Secretary- Matt Thomas

Sue Kramer- Board member at large

  • Seth Phillips- Board member at large
  • Norm LaCroix- Board member at large
  • Brenda Henige- Board Member at large

 

  • Approval of Agenda-

 

 

  1. Approval of Minutes-

 

  

  1. Presidents Report- Gary Salisbury

Due to the Covid 19 Virus, we will hold meetings at Sands Park for open air, socially distanced setting and use masks to help protect friends and members.

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report- Shug Brandell

Balance as of August 31, 2019                                                                       $31,936.96

Income from Membership Dues:                                                                         4,710.00    

Funds Available                                                                                                $ 36,646.96  

Expenses                                                                                                           $   3,007.60  

Balance as of June 30, 2020                                                                             $ 33,639.36

Line Items

Budget for

7-1-19 to 6-30-20

Fiscal Year-to-date

 7-1-19 to 6-30-20

Proposed Budget

7-1-20 to 6-30-21

Mailing, meetings

   500

411.77 mailing

500

Admin. Ins, IRS & MI Fees, Ins.

   220

 99 insurance, 17 checks, 25 MI fee

220

Web Site

3,000

1320

1,000

Committees

    550

49.83 picnic,

80 ML&SA conference

550

Equipment

 1,000

 

1000

Shoreline Project

 1,000

   

1000

Au Sable Inst. Donation

 1,000

1,000

1000

*Contingency Fund

3,000

 

3000

Total of budgeted items

$10,270

 

$8,270

Total all expenditures

 

    $3,007.60    

 

  • *A majority of the nine board members would have to approve these expenditures for items, services, activities consistent with and in support of the three MLA goals.

 

 

  • Social Committee Report- Sue Kramer
    1. Picnic at the Park on August 22, 2020 at 4 PM
    2. Boat parade July 4 at 3:00 PM, muster at Camp Tanuga

 

  1. Joint Fishing Improvement Committee- Gary Salisbury
  2. Plan for sucker netting 2021
  3. Minnow status

 

  1. Manistee Lake Improvement Board- Seth Phillips
    1. Update of the survey for milfoil completed in June 2020
    2. Meeting schedule

 

  1. Old Business-
    1. Fred Van Dyke of the Au Sable Institute
    2. Renee Penny- Kalkaska Soil Conservation

 

  • New Business -Potential Projects
    1. Open for ideas on projects for the lake.

 

  • Upcoming Events
    1. Next meeting Sept. 4, 2020 at 9 AM at CETA Hall

 

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