Wednesday, April 9, 2014

In Memory

Two beloved members, since the very beginning, have finished their journey on earth and have gone onto heaven.  Ron and Carol Weiss died within days of each other.  We shall miss their smiles and kindness.   Our sympathy to their families.
 

Monday, April 7, 2014

MEETING POSTPONED

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014, HAS BEEN CANCELED.

PLEASE NOTE:  IT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FOR:
FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014, AT 6:00 P.M.

WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE AND HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE MEETING ON FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014.

   

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Agenda for April 12, 2014

                   HARRIS POND LAKE ASSOCIATION
                BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA
                         April 12, 2014
            1:30 PM, In the Firehouse Community Room
         (All members and interested persons invited.)

Call to order

Welcome all members and guests.

Review and approve printed and posted minutes from March 8, 2014, Board of Directors meeting.

Treasurers report: Report on latest financial and membership renewal activity through March, 2014.

Presidents Report:
 Discuss up -coming July 4 Parade :  Float, Candy, Decorating
Discuss Lake Association Picnic : Place, Food, Raffle Tickets
Discuss our annual meeting and if anyone is interested in being a board member:  Board member terms up for election:  President, Secretary and one(1) At-Large Board member.  Because we presently have eight (8)  board members and the number should be uneven, should we increase it to nine(9)?

Vice President Report: Discuss any new information on Boat Landing Improvements & Information Board @ Boat Landing. Joe also hopes to have a few drafts available for the lake association sign.

NEW BUSINESS
Fund Raising Committee:
Toni Sawicki:  Report on our April 1, 2014, bake sale.

Joe Helmin /Tim Frank :  Joe has a new HPLA product (coaster) which Tom Johnson has made available to us.
Joe also received an e-mail from Chris Hamerla (Golden Sands) about draining water from your boat when traveling; which Tim Frank will  read at the meeting.

 Discuss and vote on our  Plant & Bake Sale.
Date Saturday, May 10, 2014
Place
Volunteers
Food & Beverages

Lake Planning Steering Committee:

Any other items not previously addressed

Plan date for next Board Meeting

Motion To Adjourn

Monday, March 17, 2014

March 8, 2014, Board of Directors Meeting



HARRIS POND LAKE ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA
MARCH 8, 2014
DRAFT

President, Kent Pfeifer, called the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. in the Fire House Community Room.  He welcomed all present and commented on the great turnout.

Board of Directors present:

President – Kent Pfeifer
Vice-President – Joe Helmin
Treasurer – Bill Sawicki
Secretary – Sue Tutaj
At-Large Board Member – Tim Frank
At-Large Board Member – Toni Sawicki
Town of Harris Representative – Phyllis Ingram
Sportsmen’s Club Representative – Mike Mittelstedt (Absent)

REVIEW AND APPROVE PRINTED AND POSTED MINUTES FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2014, BOARD MEETING

It was motioned by Bill Sawicki and seconded by Joe Helmin, “to approve the printed and posted minutes from the February 8, 2014, Board meeting.”  Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT:  REPORT ON LATEST FINANCIAL AND MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL ACTIVITY THROUGH FEBRUARY, 2014

Bill Sawicki, Treasurer, stated that as of the end of February, 2014, there are twenty-two (22) paid members.
It was motioned by Phyllis Ingram and seconded by Sue Tutaj, “to approve the Treasurer’s Report for February, 2014, as follows:
Starting Balance as of February 1, 2014, of $14,274.56; Income of $265.00 (New and renewed memberships; cap sales; raffle ticket sales); there were no expenses; which leaves an ending balance as of February 28, 2014, of $14,539.56."  Motion carried.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

Kent stated that he had nothing new to report.

VICE-PRESIDENT REPORT:  REPORT ON ANY NEW INFORMATION ON BOAT LANDING IMPROVEMENTS AND INFORMATION BOARD AT BOAT LANDING

Joe Helmin, Vice-President, stated that Chris Hamerla from Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc., sent an e-mail asking for plastic Folgers coffee cans with the molded handles and that are the ½ gallon size.  He needs them for making stream sediment samples. 

Joe stated that concerning the information board, he will be working with Jay Ingram and Tim Frank to figure out the construction of the board.  As stated at the last meeting it was decided that the board should not obstruct the view of the lake looking North.

FUND RAISING COMMITTEE

Toni Sawicki, Fund-raising Chair, stated that we will be having a bake sale during the election on April 1, 2014.  Toni stated that she has been putting posters advertising our sale around town.  She thanked those who have volunteered to help.

ANY OTHER ITEMS NOT PREVIOUSLY ADDRESSED

Bill Sawicki, stated that he has raffle tickets.  There are 300 tickets total to be sold at $20.00 each.  The raffle ticket drawing will be held during our Annual Meeting to be held on July 12, 2014. 

Phyllis Ingram read a portion of a letter received from DNR Water Management Engineer, Joe Behlen, regarding the Harrisville Water Street Dam follow-up; which occurred after the January 20, 2014, Town Board Meeting.

PLAN DATE FOR NEXT BOARD MEETING

Kent stated the next Board of Directors meeting will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.

MOTION TO ADJOURN

It was motioned by Joe Helmin and seconded by Bill Sawicki, “to adjourn.”  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Tutaj, Secretary
    

Friday, February 28, 2014

MARCH 8, 2014, AGENDA







                        HARRIS POND LAKE ASSOCIATION
                      BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA
                             March 8, 2014
                 1:30 PM, In the Firehouse Community Room
               (All members and interested persons invited.)

Call to order

Welcome all members and guests.

Review and approve printed and posted minutes from February 8, 2014 Board Meeting.

Treasurers report: Report on latest financial and membership renewal activity through February, 2014.

Presidents Report: Nothing to report

Vice President Report: Report any new information on Boat Landing Improvements & Information Board @ Boat Landing.

New Business

Fund Raising Committee:

Lake Planning Steering Committee:

Any other items not previously addressed

Plan date for next Board Meeting

Motion To Adjourn

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

APRIL 1st BAKE SALE

Hello members and friends. We are having a Bake sale on April 1st, 2014. Anyone who can help bake, please contact Toni Sawicki , at 608-296-2517,All help will be greatly appreciated. Also a reminder that we have Raffle Tickets available $20.00 each. If you would like to buy one or sell some ,please contact Bill Sawicki at 608-296-2517.Working together we can make the Harris Pond Lake association successful, in our efforts to improve the lake. Thank you and God Bless.

Board of Directors Meeting of February 8, 2014

HARRIS POND LAKE ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
FEBRUARY 8, 2014, MINUTES
DRAFT
 Kent Pfeifer, President, called the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. in the Fire House Community Room.  He welcomed and thanked our guests for attending.
 
Board of Directors present:
President – Kent Pfeifer
Vice-President – Joe Helmin
Treasurer – Bill Sawicki
Secretary – Sue Tutaj (Absent)
At-Large Board Member – Tim Frank 
At-Large Board Member – Toni Sawicki
Town of Harris Representative – Phyllis Ingram 
Sportsmen’s Club Representative – Mike Mittelstedt (Absent)
 REVIEW AND APPROVE PRINTED AND POSTED MINUTES FROM  NOVEMBER 9, 2014, BOARD MEETING.
It was motioned by Joe Helmin and seconded by Bill Sawicki, “to approve the printed and posted minutes from the November 9, 2014, Board Meeting.”  Motion carried.
 TREASURER’S REPORT:  REPORT ON LATEST FINANCIAL AND MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL ACTIVITY FOR NOVEMBER- DECEMBER 2013 -JANUARY 2014
Bill Sawicki, Treasurer, reported we have 17 paid members for the 2014 calendar year.
The Treasurer’s report for November – December 2013 & January 2014 is as follows:
Starting Balance as of November 1, 2013, was $14,517.62; We had expenses of $96.00 for ( one raffle ticket winner $50.00 & postal stamps $46.00 ) .
Ending Balance as of November 30, 2013, is $14,421.62.”
Starting Balance as of December 1, 2013, was $14,517.62; We had income of $ 25.00 membership renewal & $165.00 hat sales for a total of $ 190.00, and expenses of $687.06  for ( Marquette county lake association dues $30.00, Logo hat procurement $567.06, gaming license $25.00, raffle tickets printing $65.00  for a total of $687.06 ) .
Ending Balance as of December 31, 2013, is $13,924.56.”
Starting Balance as of January 1, 2014, was $13,924.56; We had income of $ 350.00 for 14 membership renewals, and no expenses.
Ending Balance as of January 31, 2014, is $14,274.56.”
 It was motioned by Phyllis Ingram and seconded by Toni Sawicki, “to approve the November – December 2013 & January 2014, Treasurers report as stated above"Motion carried.
 PRESIDENT’S REPORT:  TALK ABOUT THE HARRISVILLE TOWN BOARD JANUARY 20, WATER STREET DAM MEETING.
 Kent Pfeifer asked Phyllis Ingram to report about what went on at the January 20, 2014, Town Board of Harrisville meeting. Phyllis told our board what transpired as far as the Dam & Power Plant, the DNR involvement, some of the Miller Estate responsibilities, and ongoing Town Of Harris activities.  
 VICE-PRESIDENT REPORT
Joe Helmin, Vice-President, reported on the current boat landing and information board activity. He stated we are in a holding pattern until the spring thaw because surveys must be performed and they are impossible with the snow and ice at this time.
He stated he has been trying to get in touch with the Vilas County Fishing Club on the information board and they have been unavailable. We might have to look at other options to complete that project.
Joe also reported that Chris Hamerla stated there will be a Zebra Mussel Presentation at Ripon College on February 28, 2014 @ 2:30 PM if anyone is interested.     
 NEW BUSINESS
  FUND-RAISING COMMITTEE
Toni Sawicki said we will have a Bake Sale for the April 1, 2014, election so interested people should
contact her.    
   ANY OTHER ITEMS NOT PREVIOUSLY ADDDRESSED
Joe Helmin wanted to again say how much fun we all had at our Christmas Dinner and that we should make that an annual event.         
 PLAN DATE FOR NEXT BOARD MEETING
The board decided the next board meeting will be on Saturday, March 8, 2014.  
 MOTION TO ADJOURN
It was motioned by Toni Sawicki and seconded by Joe Helmin, “to adjourn.”  Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 2:15 pm
 Respectfully submitted,
 Chris Pfeifer

Saturday, February 1, 2014

AGENDA FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2014

   HARRIS POND LAKE ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA
     February 8, 2014
    In the Firehouse Community Room
           (All members and interested persons invited.)

Call to order

Welcome all members and guests.

Review and approve printed and posted minutes from November 9, 2013,  Board Meeting.

Treasurer's Report: Report on latest financial and membership renewal activity through January, 2014.

Presidents Report: Discuss the Harrisville Town Board Meeting with respect to the information- discussion on the water street dam and related issues, with DNR reprehensive Joe Behlen.

Vice President Report: Talk about latest information on Boat Landing Improvements & Information Board @ Boat Landing.

New Business

Fund Raising Committee:

Lake Planning Steering Committee:

Any other items not previously addressed

Plan date for next Board Meeting


Motion to adjourn