2018 Events

Annual Meeting / Saturday, August 18, 2018

8:00–9:00am       Pancake breakfast / Door Prizes / Lake Fair
9:00–11:00am     Annual Meeting
Georgetown Lutheran Church, 877 190th Ave, Balsam Lake, WI 54810


Welcome and Introductions, Recognition of New Members & Volunteers 
Approval of Minutes 
Treasurer’s Report
Old Business

Committee Reports

  1. Dam Update: 20 min
  2. Lake Management Plan (LMP): (Rodriguez) / 5 min
  3. Healthy Lakes Program: (Lauritsen) / 5 min
  4. AIS / Clean Boats Clean Waters: (Lauritsen) / 5 min
  5. APM Harvey Report: / 5 min
  6. Grants Update: (Weber) / 1 min
  7. WI Lakes Partnership Convention 2019 / 2 min 

New Business

  1. Polk County Updates / 5 min
  2. Georgetown Updates / (Ogren) / 5 min

Annual Business

  1. Approval of 2019 Annual Budget: / 5 min
  2. Vote: Election of 2 new commissioners — *3-year terms currently held Shelley Rodriguez and Jen Wistrcill / 15 min
    *Rodriguez running for re-election, Wistrcill is not


August 18, 2018 — BLPRD Board Meeting to follow Annual Meeting at Georgetown Lutheran Church.
Saturday, May 18, 2019 — Spring Meeting, 8:30am–11:00am (3rd Saturday in May)
Saturday, August 17, 2019 — Annual Meeting, 8:00am–11:00am (3rd Saturday in August)
Saturday, July 6, 2019 — Boat Parade (July 4th is Thursday), 4:00pm

BLPRD 2019 Annual Budget: Vote to approve


“Ask The Expert” – Property Visits
/ Friday, August 24,  sign up for a 30 min. time slot
Do you have questions about water quality, shoreline, native plantings, rain gardens, water run off, erosion, trees, conservation, etc. on your property? Wish you had an expert to take a look? Now is your chance! We will feature expert biologist, Jeremy Williamson, Polk County Land and Water Resources 30-minute site visit at 8 properties, from 9am to 4pm. Free.

Healthy Lakes Tour / Saturday, September 1, noon to 3pm  
Join a tour of the projects members have been doing to improve water quality on our lake! Projects include shoreline restoration with native plantings, rain gardens, and water diversion. There will be 6-13 properties on the tour. A map will be available August 18 at the Annual Meeting.

Clean Boats, Clean Waters End-of-Season Picnic / Saturday, Sept. 8, 4-6pm  
Annual end-of-season potluck for CBCW volunteers. Everyone brings an appetizer and your favorite camp chair. Wear your CBCW t-shirt for a picture that will be taken. Clean Boats, Clean Waters Volunteers (and family and friends welcome!) WHERE: Blake Lake, NorthEast Boat Landing

Grant Applications Due
/ December 1 and February 1  

Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention / April 10-12, 2019  

Questions? Contact Peggy via email or by calling 612-940-2006.