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CLID December 9 2009
Jan 13, 2010 --

Coon Lake Improvement District (CLID)

Board Meeting

December 9, 2009


Call to Order

Chair Mike Bury called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM.


Members present:

ü       Chair                       Mike Bury

ü       First vice Chair               Al Beck

ü       Second vice Chair               Dave Koenig

ü       Treasurer                       Ron Croteau

ü       Secretary                      Keith VonDeLinde

 Guests                                                   Rick Jestus

                                                                Leon Mager



Presentation from Lake Restoration regarding Lake Vegetation Plan

Representatives from Lake Restoration gave a presentation on their ability to control Curly Leaf Pondweed and Eurasian Watermilfoil to the board.

Open Forum for Public Comments

a)       Leon Mager talked about the number of acres of Curly Leaf to be treated each year.


b)      Leon Mager asked for clarification about the procedure for point transects surveys.

Approval of November 11, 2009 Board Meeting Minutes

A motion was made by Dave Koenig to approve the November 11, 2009 meeting notes as amended, seconded by Al Beck.   Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report

a)       Ron Croteau presented the treasurer’s report and stated that we have $114,560.35 in the account.


b)      Received an insurance dividend of $68.00.


A motion was made by Dave Koenig, seconded by Al Beck to approve the Treasurer report as submitted.  Motion Passed.

Old Business

The board discussed Michael Hilber’s recent Email; Mike Bury will write a response and forward it to him.

Committee Reports

1)       Administration


Ron Croteau talked to the county attorney about the possibility of adding non-taxed pins to the LID.  He will respond by the end of the year as to what it would take to add new pins.





2)       Lake Vegetation Plan


a)     Keith has received the data points that were treated for Eurasian watermilfoil in 2009 from PLM.                     


b)    The 2008 and 2009 survey data was corrected and combined into one document by Dave Koenig and Al Beck.  It has been sent to the board members by email.


c)     LVMP was sent out to property owners for final draft review.  Mike Bury will forward it to the various entities for further review.


d)    RFP was submitted to 7 lake vegetation control providers of which two responded by the deadline.  They were received from Professional Lake and Land Management, Inc. and from Lake Restoration, Inc.   Mike Bury will make copies of both and send them to the board for review and selection at the January Board Meeting.   Mike will also submit public notice of the LVMP accepting public comment to two local newspapers, the Forest Lake Times and the Anoka County Union.



A motion was made by Al Beck and seconded by Ron Croteau to reimburse Mike Bury for the costs of submitting the public notice to the newspapers.  Motion Passed.


3)       Finance / Fundraising


a)       Mike Bury will contact and meet with the County Wetland Review Committee to discuss boat launch fees.


b)    Mike Bury will submit the request for a bay wide CLP treatment grant.


4)       Communication / Publications


a)       The CLID web site was updated with the LVMP Draft.


b)    The Treasurer’s report will also be added to the website periodically.



New Business

                Representatives from the Lake George Improvement District (LGID) will attend the FEB CLID meeting.


                Leon presented an update on the East Bethel proposed sewer and water installation for the Coon Lake area.


A motion was made to by Keith VonDeLinde, seconded by Dave Koenig that the meeting be adjourned at 9:10 PM.  Motion passed.

Future Meeting Dates

2nd Wednesday of each month,


January 13th, February 10th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th


3rd Annual Meeting July 28th (Fourth Wed of the month)




Meeting minutes submitted by Keith VonDeLinde