Minutes – Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

5:00 pm


Delhi, IA 52223

The regular meeting of the Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District was called to order at 5:00 pm by President Burger.

Present via Zoom: Burger, Althoff, Scherrman, Leonard, Jasper Staebell, Thompson and Kramer

Absent: None

Visitors via Zoom: Randy Rattenborg and Pat Colgan

Burger asked for a motion to approve the meeting agenda. A motion was made by Jasper, seconded by Leonard to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion to approve minutes from previous meetings was made by Scherrman, seconded by Staebell. All ayes. Motion carried.

The Board reviewed claims from the General Fund as presented.   Claims included utilities, maintenance contract, clerical expense, lobbyist expense, copier expense, LP for dam, GO Bond registrar fee, hydrographic survey at the dam. Claims totaled $19,075.38. A motion was made by Staebell, seconded by Althoff to approval all claims. All ayes. Motion carried.

November financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenues of $8.664.99 from Delaware County. Expenditures for November were $5,466.05 ending November at $2,267,336.44. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $10,050.34 from Delaware County and no expenditures ending November at $306,779.77. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending November with a $60,000.00 balance. The Lake Impoundment Fund had revenues of $237.22 with no expenditures ending November with a balance of $366,651.35. A motion was made by Leonard, seconded by Jasper to receive and file the November financial report. All ayes. Motion carried.

Committee Updates:

Water Quality –Leonard noted a grant application with the DNR has been approved in the amount of $500K

Community Events – No update

Operations & Maintenance – Two quotes were received from Taylor Construction for repair work to the deck on the dam. The committee will be bringing it back to discuss at the January meeting pending bidding requirements.

Property Management – It was noted that the approved grant may be used for Lost Beach repairs as well as rock work on the downstream side of the dam.

Budget & Finance –

Budget & Finance – The finance committee is planning to meet on Saturday, January 14, 2023, to discuss the 2023-2024 fiscal year budget that is due to be certified in March of 2023.

Legislative – No Update

Dredge – No update

Wall of Recognition – No update

Burger noted that Laurie Kramer is planning to retire from her position as lake secretary and he has been in touch with someone who might be interested in taking her position.

Public Comment: Pat Colgan wished everyone a Merry Christmas

A motion to adjourn was made by Staebell, second by Leonard. All ayes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 5:19 p.m.



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