Ad Hoc Committee meeting on the future of the Geneva Lake Environmental Agency

Wednesday April 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm.  .


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE,  this special meeting of the GLEA ad hoc committee on GLEA’s future   will be held as a GoToMeeting at the City of Lake Geneva’s Council Chambers on Thursday April 22, 2021  This meeting will be a working meeting only. It will be both a virtual and in-person meeting.  Mask and social distancing will be in effect for those in-person. If you do not have computer access you can call in on a phone using a phone number, meeting ID and passcode listed below. 



Call Meeting of GLEA Ad-hoc committee on GLEA future to Order – Chair

  1. Comments from the public.

  2. Action on minutes of March 31, 2021 meeting. 

  3. Discussion and changes to the Uniform Agreement and By-Laws.

  4. Status of Director

  5. Next meeting.

  6. Adjournment


Posted: April 20, 2021 at GLEA office and website .

and at the City of Lake Geneva Website,

Theodore Peters, Director,

 Geneva Lake Environmental Agency,  Thu, Apr 22, 2021,  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT). 

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Virtual Ad-Hoc Committee meeting on Geneva Lake Environmental Agency’s Future


Thursday, April 22, 2021

Members identified as being in-person present; M.J. Fesenmaier (LG).    T. Peters, recording Sec.

Virtually present;  J. Weiss (Linn Twn.), P. Kenny (VOF), R. Malmin (guest).

  1. The meeting was called to order at 7:04 by Chair Kenny. 

  2. No comments from the public.

  3. Motion by J. Weiss to table action on the March 31, 2021 minutes.  CU.

  4. A brief discussion followed on how to best approach a review of the Uniform Agreement.  Peters gave a brief history of the Agreement including past changes. He had sent out the original agreement (1975) and the amended version (2003).  He  also addressed the question of the relationship between the GLEA and the Linn Sanitary District.  He explained that as the  GLEA Director and Linn Sanitary District President, it has made for a unique opportunity for the two groups to work together for the betterment of Geneva lake.  Sanitary waste management is a vital component of lake management.  Peters was asked to find out how much change can take place to the Uniform Agreement before it needs to be re-signed.  Peters was asked to post the Uniform Agreement on the GLEA’ s web page.

  5. Peters’ resignation letter was discussed noting the actual date of resignation will be June 30, 2021.   It was stressed that there needs to be an effort to find a replacement ASAP.  In that context, the committee decided to call a special meeting of the whole GLEA board to hire a search team to initiate a search for Peters’ replacement. The full board meeting would be at 6:00 pm on April 28, 2021 at the City of Lake Geneva’s in a virtual GoToMeeting and an in-person meeting with masks and distancing. The committee meeting will follow immediately after the full meeting. 

  6. The next committee meeting is scheduled for April 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm at the Lake Geneva City Council Chambers as a virtual GoToMeeting and an in-person meeting with masks and social distancing.  

  7. Motion by M.J. Fesenmaier to adjourn at 7:37 pm. CU 


Dated April 23, 2021.  Upon approval, posted at the GLEA office and website

These minutes were recorded and transcribed by Theodore W. Peters, Director GLEA.

Approved May 20, 2021