EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
September 24, 2012
PRESENT: Helmuth Albrecht, Gary Schwoch, Mike Kistner, Scott Seston, Les Kuesel, Chad Mogen, Len Frank, Dave Moore
Received check for $50 for the Conservation Congress from the Downsville Sportman Club..
2. Discussed Building of Kiosk for Cedar Falls Boat landing.
3. Discussed Raffle at the Banquet for Knopse Family. Amount will be $1140.
DUNN COUNTY FISH & GAME ASSOCIATION, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
September 24, 2012
CALL TO ORDER
President Chad Mogen called the meeting to order. Chad showed a few slides from his recent trip to Alaska.
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 Dave Moore seconded a motion to accept the minutes as printed in the newsletter. Motion carried.
TREASURER’S REPORT-HELMUTH ALBRECHT
Bonnie Hagberg moved and Len Frank seconded a motion to accept the treasurer's report. Motion carried.
Letter read from Connie Price Salquist, thanking the Club for
the wonderful tribute to her Father Willard Price.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT-CHAD MOGEN
President Chad Mogen presented the Executive Committee Report
DNR REPORT- JIM CLEVEN, JESS CARSTEN
Jess Carsten reported about the DHG. Nothing confirmed in the local area. (Fast acting viral disease) Wolf hunt is currently a go, but removed Dogs. Going to be asking for an emergency dog hunt. There has been about 20 Bear taken from the local area, about six taken in Dunn County.
DUNN COUNTY CONSERVATION ALLIANCE REPORT-SCOTT SINZ
Wants a sign at the Cedar Falls boat landing that will hold all the smaller signs with the information for the local area for regulations, etc. Estimating the Cost around $150. Tabled for additional information on what is needed. Alliance approved for the signing for the Trust to apply for the stewardship funds. Signed an agreement for the land that allows it to be kept off the market for one year while they work on trying to get funding. Discussed the property on River for Dobbs landing. Money from Downsville Sportsman Club for reimbursement. Scott Sinz thanked everyone for the award of the Conservation award.
WISCONSIN CONSERVATION CONGRESS REPORT-AL MAROTZ
Russ Hitz passed out a sheet with all the information as to who is
on the Conservation Congress and who is on which committees.
Request that the information is posted.
a. BAR MANAGEMENT-PAUL JACOBSON
b. BUILDINGS & GROUNDS- SCOTT SESTON
c. FALL BANQUET – DAVE MOORE & BRIDGET SCHROEDER –
Down a little bit, but still raised around $20,000. Over all the Banquet went well. Report on Duke Holmberg, Wayne Wilson and Dave Moore for the most ticket sales. Follow-up meeting on October 15, 7 p.m.
d. FISH CRIBS-Dave Pechmiller
e. HARMON CHICKEN SUPPER-BOB DELONG/MIKE BENZEL
Down in numbers.
HUNTER SAFETY- DUKE HOLMBERG
Graduated 60. Gave the bar over $700 from Sales during the different classes that have been held. Once again the Hunter Safety Graduates had Fleet Farm give the fanny pack full of Goodies and Downsville Sportsman gave them flashlights.
ICE FISHING CONTEST – Mike Kistner/Les Kuesel
Meeting has been scheduled for October 29 at 7 p.m.
Kitchen – Bonnie Hagberg
Thanked everyone for helping her during the banquet and for giving her a change to do the banquet.
LEGISLATIVE/XCEL ENERGY – MIKE BENZEL
DNR is holding a meeting with Xcel Energy.
j. MEMBERSHIP - WAYNE WILSON
PHEASANT REARING- BOB KISTNER & SCOTT SESTON
DNR will be getting their pheasants on October 10 about 9 a.m.
Pheasant release will be on Saturday, October 13 at 8 a.m. The list of pheasant points is posted.
RIFLE RANGE- DUKE HOLMBERG
Around 55 kids came and shot and ran through the Pheasant Forever group. PF took care of everything. Dave Peterson donated and cooked 60 pizzas. The kids had a really good time.
m. SCHOLARSHIP - WAYNE WILSON
The fund is back to where it was a few years ago, over $50,000. The fund for the Life membership is currently getting over 6%
WOMEN ON TARGET – APRIL COWAN
YOUTH – JIM CLEVEN
Talked about the Squirrel Hunt. Dates are 13th October. Bonnie is feeding the people for the Squirrel Hunt. Whispering Emerald Springs is hosting a Bird Hunt - 9 a.m on October 27. Dunn Gobbling Long Spurs donated $400 for youth events. Requesting
10 . PROJECTS
BLUE BIRD HOUSES- STAN HUFTEL
HUNTERS AGAINST HUNGER-RON FRY
Thank you to Scott Seston for setting up the Projector.
Meat – Galen Fox
Meat – Holland Millar
Meat – Stan Huftel
Meat – Randy Dahms
Meat – Dave Leach
Pheasant Dinner- Paul Jacobson
NRA – Scott Sinz
Albertville Tavern- Les Kuesel
October 10 DNR Pheasant Release 9:00 a.m. October 13 Pheasant Release 8:00 a.m.
October 22 Executive Meeting 5:30 p.m.
October 22 Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
October 23 Harman Chicken Supper 5:00 p.m.
October 26 Pheasant Hunt 9:00 a.m.
October 29 Ice Fishing Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Mike Benzel made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Curt Hagberg seconded. Motion carried.