Board members present: Tom Johnson, Jon Nymo, Dave Berg, Terry Miller, Mike Yankee, Bill Hannaford, Ralph Owen, Jodi Pfaff-Gillman, Tami Rhodes. Absent: Amy Louis.

LOA members present 60

Meeting called to order by President Tom Johnson at 9:04AM.

Minutes from July 15, 2017 meeting were reviewed and approved.

Bill Hannaford presented the Treasurer’s report and the 2019 budget. The Treasurer’s report and budget were approved.

Annual meeting speakers presented topics as follows:

-Dr. Randy Lehr – Update on lake management activities and ongoing plans.

-Dave Berg – Updated on Midland Energy LP Gas deal. Contact Steve Thurber or Randy Knapp for fill. There are two offers: 1. In July if your tank is at 50% or below the summer rate is $1.29 per gallon. 2. The August 1, 2018-April 30, 2019 price is $1.39 per gallon. Dave also asked if anyone would be interested in having him look into a group deal on generator maintenance.

-Paul Rhodes is our new Lake Owen fishing representative. (A BIG thank you to Gary Nei who has held this title for a number of years!) Paul reported on the stocking efforts by the DNR and tribal stocking along with several other fish topics.

-Jon Nymo – Gave an update on the Lake Owen book “close out” sale.

– Terry Miller/Jon Nymo – updates on the social activities:

A. LOA picnic will be held July 14, 2018 @5:30pm at the NFS North Day picnic site. It will be catered by Old Southern BBQ (pork, ribs, beans and coleslaw). Members are asked to bring a salad or dessert to share along with their own beverages.

B. The LOA golf outing will be held at TOIX August 22, 2018. It will be a shotgun start beginning at 10:00AM. An entry fee of $25.00 will be charged per golfer. Members are asked to contact Jon Nymo to register. The event will be limited to a maximum of 40 golfers. Lunch and awards to follow golf.

C. Fall raft up scheduled for September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm. Please bring an appetizer to Share and your beverage of choice. Rain date is September 23, 2018.

Nominations for LOA Board of Directors (3 year terms)
Tom Johnson asked for nominations from the floor and then a motion to renew the board members whose terms were up (Dave Berg, Jon Nymo and Ralph Owen) for another three year term. In addition, Jill Hendry Stoebe was elected to a three year term. Outgoing board member Tami Rhodes was thanked for her board and secretary service.

In other matters, Jim Erickson asked if a board seat was still open he would be willing to serve. He thought it would be important to have a representative from the condominiums on the LOA Board. The board nominations were then reopened and Jim Erickson was elected to the board.

Meeting adjourned at 10:18am.

Respectfully submitted,
Tami Rhodes