2022 Events

Annual Meeting   
Saturday, August 20 | 8:30 to 9:00 am breakfast and door prizes | 9:00 to 10:30am Annual Meeting

Location: Georgetown Lutheran Church | 877 190th Ave, Balsam Lake, WI 54810

View map location of the church.

Agenda (with flexibility)

Welcome and Introductions, Recognition of New Members & Volunteers

Approval of 2021 Annual Meeting Minutes

Treasurer’s Report

Old Business

  1. Polk County Updates / 5 min
  2. Georgetown Updates / 5 min

Committee Reports
  1. Dam Management (Bassett) / 10 min
  2. Lake Management Plan (LMP): (Shoenik) / 10 min
  3. Healthy Lakes Program: (Lauritsen) / 5 min
  4. AIS / Clean Boats, Clean Waters: (Lauritsen) / 5 min
  5. Harvester purchase update (Weber) / 5 min
  6. APM Harvesting Report: (Maxwell) / 10 min

 

New Business

Guest presentation: Round Lake District – Alum Treatment, impact on Big Blake Lake  / 15 min

Annual Business
  1. Approval of 2023 Annual Budget: / 5 min
  2. Vote: Commissioner Elections / 15 min

 

Proposed BLPRD 2023 Annual Budget: Vote to approve

Category                                                      Budget

Aquatic Plant Mgmt. Coord.                             $2,500

WI Lakes Partnership Convention                     $1,500

Dues                                                                $475

Harvesting Operation                                    $11,075

Insurance                                                      $4,500

Admin                                                           $4,525

Lake Mgmt Plan                                             $5,700

Dam Mgmt & Maintenance                              $5,700

TOTAL =                                                      $33,775

Announcements
  • Aug. 20, 2022   BLPRD Board Meeting to follow Annual Meeting May 20, 2023   
  • Spring Meeting, 8:30 am–10:00 am (3rd Saturday in May)
  • Aug. 19, 2023   Annual Meeting, 8:30 am–10:30 am (3rd Saturday in August)
  • July ??, 2023    July 4th boat parade, 4pm

 

Regarding elections: As a lake district we are required to hold an annual meeting with election of commissioners. First, we are required to follow Chapter 33, Sec 33.30(5) that prohibits absentee ballots and proxy votes, ballots can be distributed only to qualified voters in attendance at the meeting, no ballots can be handed out once the voting starts; second, counting ballots is required immediately and the results announced during the meeting.


Meeting Minutes from 2021

Meeting Minutes from the 2021 Annual Meeting can be found here >>


Healthy Lakes Conservation Projects Tour   
Saturday, August 27 | 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Join a tour of the conservation projects members have been doing to improve water quality on our lake since 2016! Projects include shoreline restoration, rain gardens, and water diversion. There will be 5-9 properties on the tour. A map will be available August 20 at the Annual Meeting. Learn more about Healthy Lakes Program here at https://healthylakeswi.com/. Family and friends are welcome!


Grant Applications Due   
November 1 and February 1


 

Calendar questions? Email Peggy or call her at 612-940-2006.