The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Lake Delhi Dam Office
Delhi, IA 52223
The regular meeting of the Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District was called to order at 5:30 pm by Vice President Althoff.
Present: Leonard, Jasper, Burger, Staebell, Scherrman and Althoff were present.
Visitors: Mark Thompson, Lance & Carrie Nemmers and Greg Kromminga in person. Laurie Kramer, Randy Rattenborg, Dakota Drish and Ed Schmidt via Zoom
Kramer gave the oath of office to Larry Burger and Mark Thompson who were elected to the board in July. Mark Thompson was now present as a member of the Board of Directors.
Althoff asked for a motion to approve the meeting agenda. A motion was made by Jasper, second by Staebell to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Election of officers for the coming year was held.
Leonard nominated Burger for President. Staebell seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Leonard nominated Althoff for Vice-Present. Scherrman seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Staebell nominated Scherrman for Secretary/Treasurer. Althoff seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Burger asked for a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Leonard made the motion to approve, seconded by Jasper. All ayes. Motion carried.
Claims were presented for payment in the amount of $11,231.45 from the General Fund for electricity, internet services, copier expense, dam operations, clerical/accounting expense, lobbyist expense, lawn maintenance, port-a-potties, office supplies & equipment. Motion by Leonard, second by Staebell to approve payments. All ayes. Motion carried.
July financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenues of $1,272.08 from Delaware County. Expenditures for July were $7,456.98 ending July at $1,983,041.07. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $17.42 from Delaware County and with no expenditures ending July at $103,050.96. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending July with a $50,000.00 balance. A motion was made by Staebell to receive and file the July financial report. Althoff seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
The Board discussed weed control at Lost Beach. Leonard made a motion to hire Randy Kramer to weed eat the area through September 30, 2021 and be paid a rate of $25.00 for each time he’s there. Staebell seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
The Board considered possible action on a concrete proposal for the portage on the south side of the dam. Burger gave an overview of the quote he received from Ace Concrete for $12,280. A second proposal was submitted by Nemmers Construction for $22,920. After some discussion, Scherrman made a motion to table any action on the proposal since the two quotes are not for the same scope of work and in order to get other quotes. He also suggested having a special meeting to consider all proposals. Staebell seconded the motion. All ayes. Motion carried.
Leonard presented the Board with sketches of the Wall of Recognition project along with a quote from Nemmers Construction for the complete project of $85,862.50. Leonard stated that the quote included other projects besides the wall of recognition. After much discussion regarding the scope of work and costs, a motion was made by Staebell, seconded by Althoff to table until more information could be obtained. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Leonard, seconded by Thompson to accept a family donation to be made with the completion of the Wall of Recognition. All ayes except Staebell who stated he would have liked more discussion. Motion carried.
There was no action taken on committee appointments for 21/22
Water Quality – Leonard noted that water testing was completed on August 10th.
Community Quality of Life – None
Property Assets and Dam – None
Financial/Budget – None
Public Comment – None
A motion to adjourn was made by Staebell, second by Jasper. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.