Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the monthly meeting has been called by the Geneva Lake Environmental Agency’s Board of Directors for Thursday May 3, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m., at George Williams College Campus, Rm. 108 Lowrey Hall, Corner of Constance and Ravinia Dr., Williams Bay, Wisconsin.





Call Meeting of GLEA Board of Directors to Order –Acting Chairman L. Lundberg.


Roll Call


General Business:

  1. Introduction of new members

  2. Election of officers

3.   Approve minutes for meeting held March 12, 2018.

4.   Monthly Review Items:

            a. Action on bookkeeper’s Income Statement with March, April 2018.

b. Action on Bookkeeper’s Balance Sheet-March, April 2018

c. Bookkeeper’s Disbursement Report-March, April 2018.

d. Bookkeeper’s ongoing Donation Report,

e. Action on Staff Report:  

-Director’s Report for March-April 2018.  

Discussion and possible action on the following Old Business

  1. Phosphorus Imitative Update

  2. Button Bay Lodge,

  3. Summer Intern

  4. Web Page Management

  5. The future of Yerkes

  6. SEP changes update.


Discussion and possible action on the following New Business

  1.  Meadowview Subdivision issues

  2.  Hunt Club in Linn.


Commissioner’s Report


Set next meeting date.



Dated April 27, 2018

Posted: GLEA office and website


Theodore Peters, Director



Board of Director’s Meeting Official Minutes.

May 3, 2018


The GLEA meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm, Thursday May 3, 2018 by acting Chair, L. Lundberg, Room 108 Lowrey Hall, George Williams College Campus, Williams Bay WI.

Members Present:  L. Lundberg (W. B), T. Leith (Linn Twn), J. Lovell (Wal. Twn.), S. Proksa (LG).

Also Present: Ted Peters (director), Kathryn Leith (guest), Dick Malmin (guest), C. Schultz (Regional News) M. Fesenmaier(guest) D. Rasmussen (Attorney).

Members Absent: C. Jones (Linn Twn.), Pat Kenny (Fontana). Greg Trush (W. B)


General Business:

  1. Introduction of Selena Proksa as the new Lake Geneva representative.  

  2. Motion by T. Leith to have L. Lundberg serve as Chair and J. Lovell as Vice-Chair. CU

  3.  Motion by T. Leith to approve the minutes of the March 12, 2018 meeting. CU

  4. Monthly Review Items:

              a.     Motion by T. Leith to accept the March and April Income statement. CU

  1.  Motion by T. Leith to accept the March and April Balance Sheet. CU

  2.  The disbursement and running donations sheets for March and April were made available for review.   

  3. Staff Report:

     Director’s Report: Peters mentioned that he has not yet heard anything form the County on the cyanobacteria action plan.  He will contact them.  Motion by T. Leith to accept the Director’s report. CU


Old Business:    

  1. Peters summarized the proposed Phosphorus Initiative efforts to be conducted in cooperation with the Geneva Lake Conservancy.  Discussion followed on the Healthy Lakes grant sponsorship.  Because of the liability of maintaining the practices for ten years, the possibilities of the Agency co-sponsoring with another group was discussed.   It was suggested to have Peters look for a co-sponsor.

  2. There was discussion of the Button’s Bay Lodge, it’s movement through the Town Plan Committee, the Town Board, and its status before the County.  Peters was directed to attend the May 24th hearing and comment on impacts upon the lake and if all requested information on wetland delineation, sewer, impervious areas, storm water management, boats, piers, deed restriction, are addressed.

  3. Peters informed the board that Valerie Jackson has been hired as the summer employee and will not be an intern.  A copy of her resume was passed around. 

  4. The updating of the web page was discussed. Rather than hire a new webmaster, Peters suggested that they work with the present person who does our webpage and using WordPress and Valarie’s skills as a graphic designer who has done webpages.  There was board consensus.  

  5. A meeting on the future of Yerkes will be held at the W. Bay high School on May 18th at 5:30 pm.

  6. Peters has a meeting with next week with a tax code attorney and investments specialist to consider changes to his SEP.


New Business:

  1. There was extensive discussion on two landowners’ differences in the Town of Linn.  Matters of runoff and tiling were discussed.  One land owner has asked if the GLEA would draft a letter of its opinion on the matter.  The Board felt that the GLEA should stay out of the matter other than to offer some advice.

  2. The proposed Hunt Club/Shooting range in Linn near Zenda was out of the watershed and thus GLEA should not get involved.


    Commissioner’s Report: L. Lundberg discussed his efforts to remove lesser celandine in Cedar Point.



    Next scheduled meeting in June 21, 2018.


    Motion to adjourn by J. Lovell. At 8:30 pm.

    These minutes were recorded and prepared by T. Peters.

    Approved 6/21/2018





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