DUNN COUNTY FISH & GAME ASSOCIATION, INC.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
October 19, 2010
PRESENT: Dave Moore, Larry Lapp, Scott Sinz, Mike Lauer, Helmuth Albrecht, Mike Kistner, Joel Radke, Chad Mogen, Wayne Wilson, Al Finder, Mike Kistner, Gary Schwoch, Pearl Holmstad, Bob Kistner, Les Keusel, Bridget Schroeder
Fish & Game Website:
Tim Pease spoke about maintaining the current website. He welcomes suggestions for improvement. Current items that need to be updated:
Primary contact (answer questions, knowledge of the club, etc)
Where to send the new member forms
Scholarship application form and 2009 recipient
Tim will get with Pookie to get the name of the individual who designed the new brochure so that he can get it downloaded on the webpage; Merchandise page is missing pictures and prices.
Conservationist of the Year needs to be updated
Sponsor list needs to be updated
Club house rental information
If anyone has information that they would like to share with the web page, please email Tim Pease at firstname.lastname@example.org. REMINDER… Our website is only as good as WE make it.
Mike Kistner made a motion and Wayne Wilson seconded for approval of $1,500 start up cash for the ice fishing contest. Motion carried
2 Board Members
See Joel Radke or Al Finder if interested in running for office.
Fish & Game Cookbooks
Pearl and Gary have been working with UW-Stout, graphic communications in the design. 100 cookbooks cost is $1,300 ($9/each); 200 is $1,600 ($8/each). It was suggested that Pearl contact Stout and see how much 500 cookbooks and present at the regular meeting. Al Finder made a motion, Joel Radke seconded to purchase 200 with a cost of $1704 tax included and sell for $10 each. Motion carried.
Discussion of 1099 forms, tabled to next meeting so that further investigation can be done.
Big Buck contest (gun & mussel only) Al Finder is in charged
Larry Lapp presented prices for replacing tables and chairs $114.99 for tables 30x96 need at least 10; second quote is $156/table. $15.20 for chairs, increments of 4. Pookie suggested this be tabled for a few months due to the lack of funds in the bar and building account.
New copy machine $75.00 per quarter for maintenance $126/month for lease color copier; $117/month for lease and $75 per quarter for maintenance on a black and white. We will continue to pursue to see if it feasible. Pookie will get back to us regarding current costs and how much the copier is being used.
Suggestion to form a committee and revamp the ice fishing contest for next year. It is too late to make changes for this year. We need to get the poster printed ASAP.
Scott Sinz made motion, and Pookie Albrecht seconded to purchase updated financial software program. Motion carried
Suggested to place a serving utensil on chicken platter at the Harmon supper. 32 tongs will be purchased before next weeks Harmon supper.
Bob Kistner made a motion and Larry Lapp seconded to adjourn meeting at 9:00 p.m. Motion carried.
DUNN COUNTY FISH & GAME ASSOCIATION, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
OCTOBER 25, 2010
CALL TO ORDER
President Dave Moore called the meeting to order.
SECRETARY’S REPORT-BRIDGET SCHROEDER
A reading of the minutes was waived due to them being published in the newsletter, email and posted on the website Mike Benzel moved and Wayne Wilson seconded a motion to accept the minutes as printed in the newsletter. Motion carried.
TREASURER’S REPORT-HELMUTH ALBRECHT
$39,054.99 in general checking, $227.24 in bar account. Duke Holmberg moved and Mike Benzel seconded a motion to accept the treasurer's report. Motion carried.
Pheasant Forever -Thank you
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT-DAVE MOORE
President Dave Moore presented the Executive Committee Report
DNR REPORT- JIM CLEAVEN, CHAD MOGEN
DUNN COUNTY CONSERVATION ALLIANCE REPORT-SCOTT SINZ
Alliance meeting October 28, 2010, 7:30 p.m. at the Ag Center
WISCONSIN CONSERVATION CONGRESS REPORT-AL MAROTZ
FALL BANQUET – POOKIE ALBRECHT
Omitted sponsors will have another thank you posted in paper
YOUTH – JIM CLEVEN
Youth Deer Hunt went well
SUNSHINE/MEMORIALS – ROBERT STRATTON
SCHOLARSHIP – WAYNE WILSON
Total balance as of September 27, 2010 $45,547.00
PHEASANTS – BOB KISTNER, SCOTT SESTON
2,537 birds were released. Thank you to Bob & Scott for all your hard work!
RIFLE RANGE & HUNTER SAFETY-DUKE HOLMBERG
$128 in range box. Sign up to work the range in November.
As of September 30, range marshall’s have provided 1,799 hours of time.
FISH CRIBS – DAVE PECHMILLER
LEGISLATIVE/XCEL ENERGY – MIKE BENZEL
Election Day is November 2, 2010. Please VOTE
ICE FISHING CONTEST - MIKE KISTNER & LES KUESEL
Need to get the poster complete before next meeting
We are looking at changing the format of the ice fishing contest for next year.
$15 for single ad and $30 for double ad
J. HARMON CHICKEN SUPPER – BOB DELONG/MIKE BENZEL
$3,500 YTD profit
270 served in September
Please sign up to work
K. BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – MYRON SILER
L. BAR MANAGEMENT – PAUL JACOBSON
M. MEMBERSHIP – WAYNE WILSON
Dustin Granke (owns new bait shop)
P. KITCHEN-BONNIE HAGBERG/ROD FINDER
Q. BLUE BIRD HOUSES – STAN HUFTEL
R. HUNTER’S AGAINST HUNGER – RON FRY
Only have 2 processors this year: Spring Brook & Bri’s
The Price family would like to make a donation in honor of Willard. If you have any suggestions, please see Dave Moore or Gary Buss.
A motion was made by Wayne Wilson and seconded by Bob Stratton, to purchase 300 cookbooks. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Pookie Albrecht and seconded by Al Finder, to allow $150 for cost incurred for the Food Cooking Demonstration on Nov 16th. If you are interested in working or helping out, please sign up or contact Al Marotz.
A motion was made by Holland Millar and seconded by Charles Kistner to set aside $1,500 for the Ice Fishing Contest. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Mike Kistner and seconded by Gary Buss to approve $16,000 for the Fall Banquet gun budget. Motion carried
A motion was made by Larry Lapp and seconded by Pookie Albrecht to donate up to $500 for the Lower Chippewa River brochure. Motion carried
Oct 26 Harmon Chicken 5:00 p.m.
($9 call Knaack’s for reservations 235-7521)
Nov 1 Ice Fishing Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Nov 15 Executive Committee 6:00 p.m.
Nov 15 Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Nov 16 Food Cooking Demo 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
(cost is $3.00, if purchase cookbook, get in free)
NRA Membership- Roger Herman (donated to youth)
Women’s Pheasant Forever supper – Sean Schun
Mike Benzel made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Bob Stratton seconded. Motion carried.
DUNN COUNTY FISH & GAME ASSOCIATION, INC
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM
NOTE: The membership year set in the By Laws is from January 1 through the following December 31. Membership paid after October 1, are paid up through the entire succeeding calendar year. Check for the current cost of an annual membership fee with a member in good standing or a member of the Executive Committee.
YOUTH_____ REGULAR_____ LIFE_____
Please Print Legibly.
Name________________________________ Home Telephone__________________
Address_______________________________ Work Telephone__________________
Retired (Please circle) or place of work___________________________________
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Check each committee, project, education course, or event you choose to participate in:
______Banquet ______Bluebird Houses
______Bartending ______Wood Duck Houses
______Buildings & Grounds ______Landowner Appreciation
______Chicken Dinner ______Gilbert Creek Renovation
______Ice Fishing Contest ______Fish Re-stocking
______Legislative ______Fish Cribs
______Menomonie Deer Herd ______Hunters Against Hunger
______Public Relations/Memorials ______Disabled Fishing
______Rifle Range ______Youth Fishing Contest
______Youth ______Youth &/or Adult Muzzle Loader
______ATV ______Hunter Safety
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Regular business meetings take place on the fourth Monday of every month, unless otherwise noted, at 7 PM at the Clubhouse. Please request your copy of the By Laws at the next regular meeting