Thursday, June 21, 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 June 21, , 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 May 3, 2018.

4.   Monthly Review Items:

            a. Action on bookkeeper’s Income Statement -  May 2018.

b. Action on Bookkeeper’s Balance Sheet - May 2018

c. Bookkeeper’s Disbursement Report-May  2018.

d. Bookkeeper’s ongoing Donation Report,

e. Action on Staff Report:  

-Director’s Report for May - June 2018.

-Intern Report – May-June  

Discussion and possible action on the following Old Business

  1. Phosphorus Imitative Update

  2. Button Bay Lodge,

  3. SEP changes update.


Discussion and possible action on the following New Business

  1. New service contract with Marten re: copier

  2. Annual Mailing.

  3. Adjunct for GWC fall semester evening class.

  4. Medical leave. 

Commissioner’s Report


Set next meeting date.



Dated June 18, 2018

Posted: GLEA office and website


Theodore Peters, Director

 GLEA Meeting: June 21, 2018

Call to order 7:08PM at room 108 Lowrey Hall, George Williams College, Williams Bay WI.

Members Present: L. Lundberg (W.B.), G.Trush (W.B.), J.Lovell (Walworth Twnshp), P. Kinney (Fontana), S. Proksa (L.G.),

R. White (Linn Twnshp) Also Present: Valerie Jackson (GLEA Intern), C. Schultz (Regional News), Kathryn Leith (guest),

David Rasmussen (attorney), Ted Peters (Director: arrived late)

General Business:

  1. New member: Town of Linn, Roy White

  2. L. Lundberg: Elections done at May 3, 2018 meeting. Lundberg- Chairman; J. Lovell- Vice Chairman

  3. Motion by P Kinney to approve minutes from May 03, 2018. C.U.

  4. Action on Monthly Items

  • Motion by J. Lovell to accept May Income Statement C.U.

  • Motion by G. Trush to accept May Balance Sheet C.U.

  • Disbursement Report; no discussion

  • Donation Report; no discussion

  • Staff Report:

Director’s report read by members. There were no questions in relation to the report.

Intern Report given by Valerie Jackson. Water samples for 5 beaches taken, results not received. Water Treatment Plant L.G, done quarterly. Testing occurred 2 weeks ago, 9 of 23 wells sampled. Water levels for White River appear fine. Trinke Estates Lagoon sampling recently performed before, during and after chemical spray for plant growth. Notices for private well testing sent out to 13 properties, starts July 17, 2018.

Old Business:

  1. Phosphorus Initiative Update: Overview: Redefine terminology. Conservancy component, Lake Association component and GLEA component addressed; GLEA responsibility to work with backyard conservation practices. Homeowner outreach and education desired. Reimbursement for funds from State a deterrent to implementation. Focus on the Buttons Bay Creek to monitor and track phosphorus and iron load released into the Lake.

  2. Button Bay Lodge: Director Peters attended the County Board Meeting June 21st to participate in concerns about the project. Addressed the continued monitoring of certain aspects of the project.He also mentioned expressing objection regarding the removal of navigability classification of two streams within the watershed.

  3. SEP changes update: Discussion of different plan applications addressed. Adding Mrs. Townsend to the SEP plan with percentage of past gross income suggested


New Business:

  1. New contract for copier discussed, Director Peters points out we pay for the amount of copies used while we own the machine. Director is setting up a meeting to discuss options with Marten.

  2. New list of 1700 names for the Summer fund raiser mailing. Set to go out in 2 to 3 weeks. No money was spent on this updated list from the County.

  3. Motion by P. Kinney to approve adjunct position for the GWC fall semester evening class. CU

  4. Director Peters advised of taking time for medical reasons. 2-5 days will be needed, July 23rd approximate time; he will keep board informed as plans solidify.


Commissioner’s Report: P. Kinney advised with the increase in the amount of rain, the Indian Hills/South Shore retention pond is working as expected to slow water drainage into the lake. Peters to talk to Geneva Lake Level Corp. re high lake level.

Next scheduled meeting date is July 19, 2018 @ 7:00PM.

Motion by G. Trush to adjourn @ 8:26PM.

Minutes recorded by K. Leith.

Approved 7/19/18

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