MINUTES OF THE ADAMS LAKE CONSERVATION CLUB MEETING- MAY 25, 2019

THE ADAMS LAKE CONSERVATION CLUB MET AT 10:00 AM MAY 25, 2019 AT THE ADAMS LAKE PUB PATIO.  PRESIDENT CAROLYN MOELLAR WELCOMED EVERYONE. WE HAD AN ISSUE WITH THE MUSIC COMPETING WITH OUR MEETING BUT WE MANAGED.

   APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 2018 MEETING WAS MOTIONED FOR APPROVAL AS EMAILED TO MEMBERS LAST FALL, BY JIM BURNS AND SECONDED BY BECKY GUMP.

     CAROLYN ANNOUNCED THE ENTITY REPORT HAS BEEN FILED AND THIS REPORT IS DUE EVERY TWO YEARS.  FEDERAL TAX RETURNS HAD NOT BEEN FILED IN THE PAST BUT EVERYTHING IS NOW UP TO DATE TO MAINTAIN OUR NON-PROFIT STATUS. THE BOARD APPROVED THE COST OF 150.00 ANNUALLY TO KEEP ALL FORMS FILED ON THEIR DUE DATE.  THE ROC 1 REPORT ONLY NEEDS TO BE FILED WHEN A NEW PRESIDENT IS ELECTED.

     A DIRECTORS MEETING WAS HELD IN JAN, 2019 AT THE HOME OF BARB MULHOLLAND.  CHARLIE HEINY ARRANGED FOR A PHONE NUMBER FOR US TO CALL TO ENABLE THOSE THAT COULD NOT ATTEND, TO BE ABLE TO VOICE THEIR OPINIONS AND CONCERNS.  CAROLYN REVIEWED THE MINUTES OF THAT MEETING.

     CAROLYN ANNOUNCED NEW DIRECTORS FOR A THREE YEAR TERM. BECKY GUMP WILL  REPLACE DR JOHN LUTZ WHO ACCEPTED THE POSITION OF OUR TREASURER FOLLOWING THE RETIREMENT OF JOE KRAFT WHO SERVED FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS AS OUR TREASURER. PHIL SHIRMEYER WILL REPLACE KERI JACOBS. CHARLIE HEINY AND LINDA TAYLOR AGREED TO CONTINUE AS DIRECTORS. WE ARE IN NEED OF TWO DIRECTORS, ONF FOR EVE LAKE AND SEC B 84-C TO 84-0. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN EITHER OF THESE DIRECTOR POSITIONS, PLEASE CONTACT CAROLYN.

     JEFF FOX IS CREATOR AND ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ADAMS LAKE WEB SITE. PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR FACE BOOK PAGE FOR COMPLAINTS. IF YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT, LET YOUR DIRECTOR KNOW OR BRING IT TO OUR MEETINGS.

     WE REMIND EVERYONE OF OUR LAKE REGULATION OF TEN MILES PER HOUR BEFORE 10 AM AND AFTER 6 PM AS VOTED 6 JUNE 1957.

     CAROLYN INTRODUCED THE BOARD, JIM BURNS VICE PRESIDENT, DR JOHN LUTZ TREASURER AND BARB MULHOLLAND SECRETARY.

     DR JOHN LUTZ PREPARED AN ANNUAL TREASURERS REPORT FOR HAND OUTS. WE RECEIVED A LARE GRANT FOR 2019 IN THE AMOUNT OF 1,600.00,  80% OF THE COST OF SPRAYING THE LAKE FOR WEEDS AND THE CONCERVATION CLUB PAYS 20%. THE TREASURERS REPORT LISTED ALL THE EXPENSE AND INCOME FOR THE YEAR.

     OUR DIRECTORS WILL BE COLLECTING  40.00 FOR 2019 MEMBERSHIP DUES. WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT AND  INVITE All RESIDENT TO ATTEND OUR MEETINGS HELD ON THE 4TH SATURDAY OF MAY, JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST.

     ROSY O'BRIAN WAS IN CHARGE OF NEW MEMBERSHIP CARDS AND SHE CAME IN UNDER BUDGET. GOOD JOB ROSIE AND THANK YOU.

     NEW BOOKLETS WILL BE PRINTED FOR 2020. IF YOU HAVE ANY CHANGES FOR THE BOOK PLEASE CONTACT ROSY.  SHE NEEDS 4  MORE PAGES OF ADVERTIZERS TO COVER THE COST OF THE BOOKLET WHICH ARE FREE TO ALL PAID MEMBERS. THE COST OF ADVERTISING IS 100.00 ER PAGE OR 50.00 FOR HALF A PAGE. WE WOULD LIKE TO KEEP THE ADVERTISING AVAILABILITY TO ADAMS LAKE RESIDENTS THAT MAY HAVE A BUSINESS.

     SCOTT BANSFIELD, EQUATIC INHANCEMENT, WAS HIRED TO SPRAY FOR WEEDS. THE FIRST SPRAYING HAS ALREADY BEEN COMPLETED. SCOTT WILL BE ATTENDING ONE OF OUR MEETINGS THIS YEAR TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE ON THE WEED CONTROL.

     CHRIS KOOP GAVE A REPORT ON THE WATER QUALITY OF OUR LAKE, WHICH IS GOOD.  HE CHECKS ONCE A WEEK AND REPORTS AT EACH MEETING.  IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED TO TEST THE WATER AT AN OUTLET BUT AT THE CENTRAL PART OF THE LAKE.

     GOOSE ROUNDUP WAS DISCUSSED AND IT WAS NOT FELT THAT WE HAD AN OVER ABUNDANCE OF GEESE THIS YEAR.  THE ROUND UP HAS NEVER BEEN VERY COST AFFECTIVE AS THE PERMIT ALONE IS 500.00.  WE NEED TO ROUND UP 40-50 GEESE TO BE COST AFFECTIVE.  DR JOHN LUTZ SUGGESTED THAT WE NOT DO THIS FOR THIS YEAR UNLESS WE HEAR OF A BIG PROBLEM.

     JODI HEETER IS OUR FLOATILLA CHAIRMAN. THE FLOATILLA WILL BE JULY 6. THERE WAS A DISCUSSION AS TO WHERE TO START AND WHERE TO HAVE THE JUDGES. THIS WILL BE DECIDED BY THE COMMITTEE. JIM BURNS MOTIONED THAT THE STARTING TIME BE 6:30 WHICH IS AFTER THE TEN MILE AN HOUR REGULATION AS IN THE PAST WAVERUNNERS HAVE RUN IN AND OUT OF THE FLOATS. PLEASE RESPECT THE HARD WORK INVOLVED IN ORGANIZING THE FLOATILLA WHICH IS DONE FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT. THIS MOTION BY JIM WAS SECONDED BY ELIZABETH KRUGER AND CARRIED.  JODI WOULD LIKE HELP WITH THE FLOATILLA, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT HER.

     IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE SPEED SIGNS ARE HELPING WITH THE SPEED AROUND THE LAKE. THE WEST END PURCHASED A SOLAR SIGN.

     THE GARAGE SALE WILL BE JUNE 21 AND 22. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP, CALL CAROL SIEVERT, CHIARMAN. IT IS ALWAYS THE THIRD FULL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN JUNE UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. YOU MAY BRING YOUR LEFT OVER CLEAN AND UNBROKEN ITEMS TO MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH AT THE CORNER OF 700 SOUTH AND STATE ROAD 9.  CONTACT SHEILA MECKLENBURG 815-325-3551 OR ROSY O'BRIAN 260-350-4788. 

     WE OWE A SPECIAL THANKS TO MARK HAGEMAN WHO INSTALLS AND STORES THE BUOYS AND ALWAYS HAS THEM OUT AT A REASONABLE TIME. THANK YOU MARK. IT IS ALL THESE VOLUNTEERS THAT MAKE LIFE SO ENJOYABLE AT OUR LAKE.

     CARP CONTEST WILL AGAIN BE HELD WITH JIM LEWIS INCHARGE. 3.00 IS PAID  FOR ALL CARP TAILS TURNED IN TO JIM.

     IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING CARDS, BRIDGE OR EUCHRE OR ARE INTERESTED IN OUR BOOK CLUB, CONTACT DR JOHN LUTZ FOR CARDS AND ELIZABETH KRUGER FOR BOOK CLUB. WE HAVE LOST SEVERAL MEMBERS THAT HAVE MOVED AWAY.

     FIREWORKS WILL BE JULY 6. PHIL SHIRMEYER ANNOUNCED A BEQUEATH FROM THE TOM HAGEMAN FAMILY IN HONOR OF TOM. TO CONTINUE THE WONDERFUL FIREWORKS PROGRAM AS DISPLAYED BY PHIL AND MIKE RANDOLPH. TOM IS THE FATHER OF MARK HAGEMAN, OUR BUOY CHAIRMAN. PHIL SUGGESTED THAT WE CONTINUE DONATING TO THE FIREWORKS FUND TO INSURE FUTURE FIREWORKS DISPLAYS AT OUR LAKE.

     UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DRY HYDRANT, KIM WARRICK.  DISCARDED BOATS.

     WE REMIND RESIDENTS TO RESPECT OTHERS AND KEEP YOUR PETS ON A LEACH, EVEN WHEN IN YOUR YARD. IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT DOGS RUN OUT ONTO THE ROAD WHEN RESIDENTS ARE WALKING THEIR PETS ON A LEACH.

      NEW BUSINESS: SUE PRANGER WILL LOOK INTO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR A POKER RUN AND WILL REPORT NEXT MONTH.

 

     IT WAS REPORTED WHEN SOME OF US WERE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY, PEOPLE WHO DID HAVE ELECTRICITY KEPT USING WATER AS USUAL WHICH HINDERED THOSE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY. NOT ALL THAT DID HAVE ELECTRICITY WERE AWARE THAT MANY DID NOT.  A QUESTION WAS RAISED AS TO WHY THE GENERATOR ON THE SOUTH SIDE WAS NEVER USED DURING THIS TIME.  THE SEWER BOARD MEETS THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 500E, 8:00 AM AND EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND.

     TOM KENERK ANNOUNCED THAT AUGUST 9, 10, 11 THE VIETNAM MOVABLE WALL WILL BE AT THE ROME CITY AMERICAN LEGION. THE LEGION IS PLANNING A SPECIAL EVENT ON THE 10TH IN HONOR OF THE NAMES ON THE WALL.

     NO FURTHER BUSINESS, MEETING WAS MOTIONED TO ADJOURN BY JIM BURNS.

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