2017 BLCA Goals proposed January 2017
Communications – Lyf Titcomb
Newsletter – Karen Nielsen
Directory – Dan Merchant
Website – Mike Flanery
Membership – Brad Kipp + Open + Open
Sunshine Mailings – Adele Munsterman
Welcome Walker Booklet – Karen Jones & Dan Merchant
Green Sheet – Karen Nielsen
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News Releases – Lyf Titcomb
Events & Programs – Brad Kipp + Open + Open
Membership Development – Brad Kipp + Open + Open
Budget and Fundraising – Karen Jones
Education – Rosalie Musacchio
2017 Healthy Lakes Goals – Kenzie Phelps & Wayne Smith
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1. Maintain Rush Lake dam throughout 2017 with funds from member and charitable donations.
2. Extend water quality monitoring data throughout 2017 as per Lake Management Plan, with cost sharing for testing from Palmer Township.
3. Have a net increase of 6 lakeshore buffer or other conservation projects by October 15, 2017, while utilizing SERP IV training and funding, BLCA Mini Grants and private funds.
4. Secure additional $15,000 in funding from the DNR for shoreland projects, rain gardens and other conservation projects by June 30, 2017 for SERP IV [July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2017.
5. Complete plans for 3 runoff diversion projects by October 30, 2017 with funding from the Sherburne CWCD.
6. Participate with Sherburne County Zoning in 2017 to revise county shoreland regulations.
7. Participate in BLCA related Board of Adjustment hearings throughout 2017.
8. Organize and fund the control of aquatic invasive species (Eurasian watermilfoil, curly leaf pondweed, etc.) in 100% of DNR approved affected lake areas by September 30, 2017 with funding from individual donations, charitable donations and township cost sharing.
9. Publish a Healthy Lakes committee report in all 2017 Lake Report issues and post on BLCA website.
10. Groundtruth all remaining and any newly volunteered properties by October 31, 2017 with existing volunteers.
11. Conduct one conservation projects workshop and one shoreland maintenance workshop by September 15, 2017.
12. Conduct one fish stocking of Big Elk Lake by June 30, 2017 with funding from individual donations and charitable donations.
13. Explore available AIS (aquatic invasive species) related grants and other funding throughout 2017