Minutes – Wednesday, December 20, 2023

The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

5:00 pm

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, Leonard, Thompson, Althoff, Staebell, and Scherrman.

Absent: Beals.

Visitors via Zoom: Randy Rattenborg and Ed Schmidt.

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 Staebell. All ayes. Motion carried.


The Board reviewed claims from the General Fund (81000) as presented. Claims included utilities, clerical expense, lobbyist expense, copier expense, legal expense , bond fee, watershed donation and diesel fuel. Claims totaled $5.928.52 from the General Fund. A motion was made by Leonard, seconded by Burger to approval all claims. All ayes. Motion carried.

November financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenues of property tax $5,956.49, interest of $10,642.85, and ICAP grant of $1,000.00 totaling $17,599.34. Expenditures for November were $16,340.03, ending November at $2,381,401.07. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $10,602.53 from property tax and interest with no expenditures, ending November at $491,478.39. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending November with a $70,000.00 balance. The Lake Improvement Fund had $1,183.17 in interest revenues and no expenditures, ending November with a balance of $310,824.99. The Grant #2 Fund had interest revenues of $1,720.92 and no expenditure, ending November with a balance of $391,453.58. A motion was made by Leonard seconded by Thompson to receive and file the November financial report. All ayes. Motion carried.

Committee Updates:


Water Quality – Leonard met with adjoining property owner to proposed dredge site. Will prepare resolution and may need special meeting to approve.

Community Events, Activities, and Wall of Recognition – Wall of Recognition has two interested parties preparing proposals for January time frame.

Dam Operations & Property Management – Working to amend Grant #2 to include additional items that are currently being discussed

Finance & Budget – January work session will be scheduled.

Legislative – Consider requesting future property transactions to include conveying 25′ back to Lake Association.

Public Comment – none.

A motion to adjourn was made by Staebell, second by Burger. All ayes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 5:12 p.m.



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