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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Minutes 11/1/17

BLID Board of Directors Meeting
November 1, 2017

Call to order at 7:05 PM with the following members present:  Dale Bacon, Jim Grisim, Tom Merritt and Ryan Hoops, Deb Vernon

Approval of Agenda

Motion: (Grisim/Merritt) Move to approve agenda.  Motion carried.

Approval of Minutes

Motion: (Grisim/Bacon) Move to approve the September 20, 2017 minutes.  Motion carried.


Treasurer’s Report

Motion: (Hoops/Bacon) Move to accept report.  Motion carried.


1.     Admin update

Organized files and upload electronic ones to Google drive

Updated Member list – still working on getting more emails

Created a 2018 action calendar

Created a SOP template and did a few

2.     VLAWMO

They are cleaning out Sucker Channel (It is off Hwy 96 past Cub)

Next month they are going to discuss the grant

3.     Ramsey County

GIS site has made a change to the South end of the lake

4.     White Bear Lake
       Hearing on the budget generated a lot of positive comments about BLID

5.     Aerator Operation

The permit was filed.  The aerator is working, the stakes are in.  Jim will check with Steve about doing the posting that is needed to turn it on.  Jim will move the extra pump into the new shed. 


1.     Newsletter/website

Working on articles for the newsletter

Talked about hosting a website and decided for now Deb will post new stuff to blog and to Nextdoor lake front group.

2.     2018 harvesting

We can harvest 50%.  We will try to get the permit as soon as ice is out and weeds are up.


Motion: Move to Adjourn (Grism/Bacon) – Motion Carried.  Adjourned at 7:45 PM.

Next Meeting:  Wednesday February 21, 2018 7:00 PM. 

Minutes prepared by Deb Vernon