The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District
Wednesday, October 18, 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, Leonard, Thompson, Althoff; Staebell and Beals via Zoom.
Visitors: Randy Rattenborg, Ed Schmidt, Dan Reyner, and Chad and Melissa Kelly.
Support Staff via Zoom: Laurie Kramer and Lori Tucker.
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 Leonard. All ayes. Motion carried.
The Board reviewed claims from the General Fund (81000) as presented. Claims included utilities, maintenance contract, clerical expense, lobbyist expense, copier expense, engineering expense, legal expense, grounds maintenance, dam repair (50%), site survey & catwalk (50%), dam electrical repairs (50%), software support, and storage rental. Claims totaled $71,109.95 from the General Fund. Claims from the DNR Grant #2 Fund (81006) included dam repair (50%), site survey & catwalk (50%) and dam electrical repairs (50%), totaling $60,544.74. Claims from General Fund (81001) include principal and interest for bond payments, totaling $233,461.10. A motion was made by Leonard, seconded by Thompson to approval all claims. All ayes. Motion carried.
September financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenues of property tax $163,794.41, interest of $7,733.64, and miscellaneous revenues of $10,890.00, totaling $182,418.05. Expenditures for September were $7,116.48, ending September at $2,422.609.45. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $223,864.58 from property tax and interest, and no expenditures, ending September at $668,349.04. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending September with a $70,000.00 balance. The Lake Improvement Fund had $1,028.38 in interest revenues and no expenditures, ending September with a balance of $308,625.05. The Grant #2 Fund had revenues of $450,000.00 and no expenditures, ending September with a balance of $450,000.00. A motion was made by Leonard, seconded by Burger to receive and file the September financial report. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Burger, second by Leonard, to approve donation request from LDRA for assistance with the LDRA dredge debt. All ayes.
Discussion was held regarding the Cedar Grove Dredge Project. 2015 agreement and prior minutes were reviewed. Trustees will wait for attorney opinion regarding the easement.
Motion by Thompson, second by Leonard, to approve signing Scope of Work and Amendment 3 with HDR Engineering. Ayes: Althoff, Leonard, Thompson, Staebell, Beals, Schermann. Opposed: Burger. Motion carried.
Motion by Leonard, second by Burger, to approve committee memberships (Schermann to Legislative, Thompson to Dam Operations). All ayes. Motion carried.
Water Quality – Water trail members will be invited to Nov/Dec board meeting.
Community Events, Activities, and Wall of Recognition – Wall of Recognition Request for Proposals nearly complete. Hartwick Huskies will be proposing winter activities for approval.
Dam Operations & Property Management – A proposal was received from Lunda regarding actuators. It will be reviewed at a later date. The committee is working on amending grant #2 priorities. Scherrmann reported he’d been in contact China Kluesner regarding erosion control.
Finance & Budget – No report.
Legislative – No report
Public Comment – none.
A motion to adjourn was made by Burger, second by Leonard. All ayes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:19 p.m.