Minutes of 2013 Annual Meeting

Lake Leelanau Lake Association Annual Meeting: July 19, 2013 Leelanau County Government Center, Suttons Bay Present:, Nancy Beights, Janet Bogus, Tony Borden, Bob Bosch, Don Carlsen, Hugh Farber, Larry Hauser, Dave Hunter, Kay Johnson, Chuck McKenna, Bob Miller, John Popa, George Prewitt, Jeff Sanborn, Laurel Seale, Wayne Swallow, Pete Taylor, Richard Thompson, Sera Thompson. Call to Order by President Richard Thompson: 6:05 p.m. Minutes of the 2012 Annual Meeting were approved as written. Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Hunter’s written reports were distributed to members in attendance. Treasurer Hunter explained. Yearly income from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013 was just... Read more

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Water Safety & Beach Rescue Class: August 1st

forwarded from Susan Och Dear Leland HS Class of 2014 Parents, & Friends, Since Brian’s drowning at Van’s Beach last summer I have been steadily, if slowly, working on beach safety initiatives for our community and kids. We put up warning signs at our Lake Michigan beaches last fall and we will install the first of a series of lifesaving equipment lockers on Van’s Beach this week. In May all Leland School students in grades 5-11 attended water safety assemblies presented by a variety of speakers with the theme “Respect the Power”. I thought the assemblies were good, but my... Read more

Kids Fishing Day Sunday June 30

9th Annual Kids Fishing Day Sunday June 30 Started in 2005 as a joint project between the Lake Association and the Michigan DNR, Kids Fishing Day has grown to where last year over 500 kids and parents enjoyed a day of family fun and fishing at beautiful Veronica Valley Park in Leelanau County. Today the event is backed by a dedicated group of 20 Sponsors and Supporters (listed below). Kids Fishing Day is FREE to all and features fishing for over 1,500 bluegills that are stocked in the pond. Bait and tackle, hotdogs and pop, “fish painting,” nature displays, fly... Read more

Leelanau Clean Water Meeting – Thursday, June 20, 2013 @ 9:00 AM

forwarded by Hugh Farber ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Leelanau Clean Water Please see the attached agenda for the upcoming Leelanau Clean Water Meeting on Thursday, June 20th at 9:00 AM in the Leelanau County Government Center Community Meeting Room. The meeting notes are also attached. Our Presentation will be provided by Matthew Bertrand from the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network.  The agenda and meeting notes are also posted online: www.leelanau.cc/lcwmeeting.asp Kristin Smith, Senior Planner Leelanau County Planning & Community Development 231-256-9812 NEXT HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) Collection: Saturday, August 17 at the Government Center. Call 256-9812 for an appointment. Collection is for Leelanau County households Read more

Lake Leelanau Fish Forum: June 21

submitted by Pete Taylor The Lake Leelanau Lake Association, the Michigan DNR, and the Grand Traverse Band have joined together to co-sponsor a Lake Leelanau Fishing Forum to discuss the history and future of the fishery management in Lake Leelanau. Fishery biologists will be discussing all aspects of managing the fish population in Lake Leelanau, and answering questions from attendees. Anyone with an interest in the fish stocking history and survey results over the past several years and the plans for the future of the fishery in Lake Leelanau is invited to attend this forum. The forum will be held... Read more