GLA Board Meeting Minutes – 8/17/22

Meeting Called to Order by Amy Heaven 4:00 PM in Zoom format.

Present:           Amy Heaven, Mike Rankin, Sandy Adams, Ryan Mueller, Melinda Broward, Greta Jahrus, and Leslie Hind.

Absent:            Blake Larson, Leslie Nemitoff, and Clifton Bencke were unable to attend.

New Business: Leslie N. stepped down from the board, leaving the Secretary position open. Melinda nominated Ryan for Secretary and he accepted. Greta seconded this motion which passed unanimously.

Previous Meeting’s Minutes: Presented by Ryan Mueller. Mike motioned to accept the minutes as read and Greta seconded, motion passed unanimously.

Treasury: Presented by Leslie Hind. The organization’s account has a balance of $20,606.99, reflecting a debit of $636.42 from 4th of July expenses.

Membership: Presented by Mike Rankin. The effort to build the lake contact list continues. A lake road rep BBQ is being considered for the fall in order to fill in a few positions and discuss ways reps can help build GLA membership and involvement.

Special Events: Presented by Melinda Broward.

Lake cleanup (8/20): starts @ 8am, pictures to be taken to document

Rock the Docks (9/4): not a GLA event but excitement is building for a fun weekend of music and the KC Airshow. GLA to facilitate a food truck at the marina in the afternoon and evening.

Kayak race (9/5): Lots of preparations being made for an exciting morning packed with races and prizes. Winners will get Amazon gift cards. There will be a drawing for prizes – all participants will get a free entry and everyone else can buy an entry for $1 per ticket.

Chili cookoff (TBD): This year’s delicious event will include a raffle of a luxurious hanging chair and 2 pieces of fine art, 1 of which was painted by the Lake’s resident artist David Paine. Raffle is 1 ticket for $5 or 5 for $20. Don’t have to be present to win. First winner has choice of all 3 prizes, 2nd winner will have choice of 2, and the 3rd winner will get the remaining item.

Gov’t Relations:

Leslie Hind: City aware of algae growth, unlikely to spray due to weather conditions. Sign replacement project in progress to replace outdated signs and possibly add signs where needed, building list of needs.

Amy Heaven: City returned that county is uninterested in helping fix the lake infrastructure.

New Business: Residents are clamoring for the latest Newsletter from Amy Heaven.

Beautification Project: The city has given the GLA reasonable freedom to improve the dam entrance as desired. Fall may be a good opportunity to get a team together to improve many areas around the lake.

Adjournment: Ryan moved to adjourn, Leslie seconded the motion which passed unanimously.