The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Lake Delhi Office
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,: Burger, Staebell, Scherrman, Heidi Beals, Leonard, Thompson, and Althoff.
Visitors: Pat & Chloe Colgan. Ed Schmidt via Zoom
Support Staff via Zoom: Laurie Kramer, Lori Tucker., Andrew Judd and Randy Rattenborg
Burger asked for a motion to approve the meeting agenda. A motion was made by Scherrman, seconded by Thompson to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion to elect Althoff to the office of President was made by Burger, second by Thompson. All ayes. Motion carried. Althoff took over running the meeting.
A motion to elect Burger to the office of Vice President was made by Staebell, second by Beals. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion to elect Scherrman to the office of Secretary/Treasurer was made by Burger, second by Staebell. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion to approve minutes from previous meetings was made by Thompson, seconded by Burger. All ayes. Motion carried.
The Board reviewed claims from the General Fund as presented. Claims included utilities, maintenance contract, dam repairs, LP tank rental, clerical expense, lobbyist expense, copier expense, and grounds maintenance. Claims totaled $8,163.84 from the General Fund. A motion was made by Staebell, seconded by Scherrman to approval all claims. All ayes. Motion carried.
July financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenue interest of $7,689.13. Expenditures for July were $11,215.33, ending July at $2,183,820.55. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $1,224.05 from interest and no expenditures, ending June at $356,579.26. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending July with a $70,000.00 balance. The Lake Improvement Fund had $1,121.45 in interest revenues and no expenditures, ending July with a balance of $306,434.13. A motion was made by Burger, seconded by Scherrman to receive and file the July financial report. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Leonard, second by Staebell, to approve proposal from Munson Electric for removal and repair of the old rake power cabinet, pending cabinet reinstalled on the concrete pad, noting this is not an ongoing service contract. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Staebell, second by Burger, to approve Wetlands Study only for $13,000. All ayes. Motion carried .
Motion by Staebell, second by Leonard, to approve moving forward with Bid Document Preparation for Siltation Trap/Dredge Plan in order to allow permitting at a cost of $75,000. Ayes: 5. Nays: 2. Motion carried.
Motion by Burger, second by Staebell, to table 2023-20234 committee appointments in order to allow time to combine several together. All ayes.
Water Quality – Water sampling complete.
Community Events – Thanks again to the generous sponsors for Christmas on the Lake and Fireworks
Dam Operations & Maintenance – Underground work was completed early
Property Management – Randy Rattenborg spoke with property owner and has several ideas to mitigate water flow down to Lost Beach.
Budget & Finance – No report
Legislative – Leonard plans to submit a request for 90% of DNR Grant #2. Leonard also informed the Board of a possible request from the Rocky Nook regarding modifications to their dock design.
Dredge – Nothing further than moving forward with siltation plan
Wall of Recognition – No report
Public Comment – Ed Schmidt questioned why quarry was not interested in reclaim from dredging. The Board noted they currently do not have a use for it.
A motion to adjourn was made by Burger, second by Staebell. All ayes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.