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Board Meeting Minutes 07-14-18


Present at the meeting were Kent Warner, Jim Buhil, Dan Haumschild, Jack Brunell, Marie King, and Tony Rutter.

Absent from the meeting were Mary Smoliak, Ed Collova, Jon Papke, Brett Ewalt, and Robert Schnickel.

The meeting was called to order at 8:03 am by Vice President Kent Warner.

Secretary’s Report – Jim Buhil reviewed the board minutes from the May 12th 2018 meeting. Tony Rutter made a motion to accept the minutes. Dan Haumschild seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report – Marie King reported $130,241.57 in checking account on June 30th 2018. Jim Buhil made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Tony Rutter seconded the motion. Motion passed.

AIS – Ed Collova was not present so no report.

Membership – Discussed how many workers were needed for the membership drive on July 28th 2018 at Sweeny’s. Plans are all set.

Website - Mary Smoliak was not present so no report.

Water Level – Jim Buhil reported that water level has been down some this year, because of lack of rain. The level at the gauge house was 929.67 feet on July 14th 2018.

Water Quality – Tony Rutter reported that testing is taking place. Jack Brunell is working on getting sampling data results from the state of WI.

Newsletter – All items for the newsletter need to be to Marie King by Aug. 4th 2018.

Meat Raffle – Going well. Always need more volunteers to work the raffle. Jim Buhil is looking at a new PA system for the raffle, due to recent issues with the current PA.

Kent Warner has been working on getting a new light installed by the gauge house on Yellow Lake. Kent has gotten permission from the Burnett county board. An electrician has a price for the light and install of $586.50. Jim Buhil made a motion to spend $586.50 on the light. Marie King seconded the motion. Motion passed.

The board has been approached by several vendors to come to meetings and picnics. Marie King made a motion to not allow solicitation at any YLRA function or publication. Exceptions can be made if voted on by the YLRA board. Tony Rutter seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Fall elections for YLRA are coming up on Sept. 8th 2018 at Forts Folle Avoine. There are 2 openings for Directors and 2 openings for alternates. If interested contact a YLRA board member.

Meeting adjourned at 9:47 am.

Submitted by Jim Buhil, Secretary

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