The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District
Wednesday, September 20, 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 Althoff.
Present,: Burger, Scherrman, Beals, Leonard, Thompson, and Althoff. Staebell arrived at 6:10 pm.
Visitors: Pat Colgan, Randy Rattenborg, and Ben Pasker.
Support Staff via Zoom: Laurie Kramer, and Lori Tucker.
Visitor via Zoom: Ed Schmidt, Doug Herman.
Althoff asked for a motion to approve the meeting agenda. A motion was made by Scherrman, seconded by Burger to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion to approve minutes from previous meetings was made by Scherrman, seconded by Beals. 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, engineering expense, legal expense, grounds maintenance, and MRWMA commitment. Claims totaled $7,125.99 from the General Fund. A motion was made by Leonard, seconded by Thompson to approval all claims. All ayes. Motion carried.
August financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenues of property tax $63,792.03 and interest of $7,889.41, totaling $71,681.44. Expenditures for August were $8,194.11, ending August at $2,247,307.88. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $87,905.00 from property tax and interest, and no expenditures, ending August at $444,484.46. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending August with a $70,000.00 balance. The Lake Improvement Fund had $1,162.54 in interest revenues and no expenditures, ending August with a balance of $307,596.67. A motion was made by Leonard, second by Scherrman to receive and file the August financial report. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Leonard, second by Thompson, to table action regarding the Cedar Grove Dredge Project and invite parties involved to next meeting to review agreement, prior minutes, and to clarify current request. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Leonard, second by Thompson to approve amended agreement with HDR Engineering. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Burger, second by Thompson to receive and file 2023 rates from Munson Electric. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Thompson, second by Beals, to approve Leonard signing DNR letter requesting a revision to the original SFY22 On-Stream Impoundment Restoration Fund Grant Agreement. All ayes.
Motion by Leonard, second by Burger, to table approving catwalk design and requesting quotes in order to look further into grant qualifications and obtaining a full quote for all actuators. All ayes.
Motion by Leonard, second by Thompson, to table action regarding erosion at Lost Beach pending opinion from Delaware Co. Farm Service Agency representative. All ayes.
Motion by Burger, second by Leonard, to table purchase of actuator equipment. All ayes.
Motion to table action on Rocky Nook Association dock configuration by Scherrman was rescinded. Motion by Thompson, second by Scherrman, to approve request from Rocky Nook Association to change dock configuration pending DNR and Association are in legal consort and willing to incur legal fees by our attorney. All ayes.
Motion by Staebell, second by Burger to approve the following 2023-2024 committee appointments:
Water Quality, Sediment Control, Dredge Leonard Staebell Thompson
Community Events, Activities, Wall of Recognition Leonard Scherrman Beals
Property and Dam Management Althoff Burger Scherrman
Finance, Budget Althoff Burger Staebell
Legislative Leonard Beals
Committee Updates: Motion to table by Staebell, second by Beals. Motion carried.
Pat Colgan – Gave an update on the operational manual and procedures
Ben Pasker – Asked a question about the wicket gates leaking. Colgan spoke to the issue
A motion to adjourn was made by Burger, second by Staebell. All ayes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.