WILLIAMS BAY, WISCONSIN
                              Monthly business meeting of the Geneva Lake Environmental Agency,
                                                                           Thursday May 20, 2021 

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Call Meeting of GLEA Board of Directors to Order – Chairman L. Lundberg.
Roll Call.
General Business:
1. Approve minutes of April 15, 2021 meeting’s minutes.
2. Monthly Review Items:
    a. Action on bookkeeper’s Income Statement – April 2021.
    b. Action on Bookkeeper’s Balance Sheet –April 2021
    c. Bookkeeper’s Disbursement Report – April 2021
   d. Bookkeeper’s ongoing Donation Report as of April 30, 2021
   e. Action on Staff Report:
           -Director’s report for April-May 2021

Discussion and possible action on the following Business.
1) Election of GLEA officers, Chair, Vice-chair
2) Action on starry stonewort position paper with recommendations.
3) Action on Peters’ resignation letter.
4) Approval of Director’s job description with responsibilities.
5) Review and action on staffing services.
6) Action on minutes of the ad-hoc committee meeting, 3/31, 4/22, 4/28.
7) Action on future of ad-hoc committee.
8) Update on CD3 boat cleaning station.
9) Update on Clean Boats, Clean Waters for summer of 2021.
10)Update on Big Foot Creek Watershed Report.
11) 2021 Trinke Dredging and financing.
12) Coordination of aquatic plant survey and hand pulling for 2021.(need of a boat and pilot).
13)Update on cleaning station for 2021. .
14) Commissioner report
15)Grant requests, GLA and LGGC.
16) Set next meeting date.
17) Adjournment.  


Posted: May 17, 2021 at GLEA office and website .
and at the City of Lake Geneva Website,
Theodore Peters, Director,



Board of Director’s Meeting Official Minutes.

April 28, 2021

The in-person portion of the meeting was held at the City of Lake Geneva’s council chambers in a GoToMeeting format.

Members/staff in-person present: M.J. Fesenmaier (LG), T. Peters (Director).

In-person guest, none

Members virtually present:   P. Kenny (Fontana), J. Weiss (Linn), J. Lovell (Walworth Twn.)

Guest virtually present:  Peg ?.

Members Absent:  R. Pappas (Fontana), Boyd Whiting (Linn Twn), T.  O’Neill (LG),  L. Lundberg (W. B.)


  1.  Meeting called to order at 6:07 pm by vice-chair Lovell.

  2.  No public present.

  3. A meeting with an engineer took place last week to discuss the Trinke Dredging  project with Baxter & Woodman, the firm that worked with the Agency last time the Trinke Lagoon dredging was being considered.  Peters stated that because of his retirement before the dredging starts, he felt it best to let the engineer coordinate the whole project, including, permits, grants, RFP, finding a dredger, dewatering, spoil disposal, coordinating with Trinke POA and what ever else needs to be done.  Peters expressed the need to start finding funding for the project ASAP.  It was suggested that he contact the financial partners without any dollar figures just to let them know that financial partners will be needed to complete this project.  Peters stated that he asked the engineers to get to the GLEA a time-line and cost by the next (May) Agency meeting. Estimates should include dredging the first bay and an estimate for dredging all of the Trinke Lagoon.  There was concern over approaching the potential financial partners before we know exactly what it is going to cost.  A P. Kenny/M.J. Fesenmaier motion to have Peters contact the potential financial partners just to let them know that we are counting on them to help with the Trinke dredging costs with no actual dollar figure mentioned.  CU.  Potential financial partners should include, GLEA, Trinke POA, Geneva Lake Conservancy, the Water Alliance, Geneva Lake Association, and the communities.

       Peters stated that since the aquatic plant management permits are site specific, he has               applied and paid for two permits for hand pulling, one at the outlet of Trinke and the other           for the “deep water” site.  Permits are pending.  With Peters leaving GLEA, it was asked if the           engineer can run this project from start to end.  Peters stated that he informed the                           engineer that he would need to do so.  Engineer said he can and will.

      J Weiss/P. Kenny  motion to ask  Baxter & Woodman to be our primary consultant for the                Trinke dredging and to ask for a proposal for the Trinke dredging.      

  1. After discussion of where the GLEA is at in hiring a new Director and what the director’s role will be,  M. J. Fesenmaier moved to have Peters solicitate proposals from multiple companies on getting a new director and bring those proposal to the May GLEA board meeting CU . Peters was asked to put together a job description.

  2. Motion by M.J. Fesenmaier to adjourn at 7:52 pm. CU.



Dated May 3, 2021.   Upon approval, posted at the GLEA office and website

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


Approved June 3, 2021