MASWCD MINUTES
Tan-Tar-A Resort
Osage Beach, Missouri
November 30, 2009

Present

Steve Radcliff, President
Fred Feldmann, Past President
Kenny Lovelace, Area III
Beverly Dometrorch, Area IV
George Engelbach, Area V
Ben Gorden, Area VI
Sharon Gifford, Area VII
Steve Huber, Area VIII
David Dix, Treasurer

Not Present

Bruce Biermann, Area I
Tom Lambert, Area II
Peggy Lemons, Executive Director

J. R. Flores, NRCS State Conservationist
David Morris, Area II Alternate
Henry Heinze, Area III Alternate
Wayne Harth, Vernon Co. SWCD
Regina Young, Holt Co. SWCD
Kelly Smith, Farm Bureau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

President Steve Radcliff welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m. Quorum established by roll call.

David Dix distributed a treasurer report. A motion was made by Steve Huber to approve the treasurer report as presented and file for audit. Beverly Dometrorch seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously (6-0).

The sponsorship for the State Fair Hay Award was approved for 2010 at the same level as 2009 sponsorship. Motion for approval made by Kenny Lovelace, Sharon Gifford seconded. Motion carried unanimously (6-0).

No partner reports were given. J. R. Flores indicated his report would be given at the MASWCD Business Meeting tomorrow.

The discussion on LAGERS retirement for District Employees will be held until the next meeting.

The duties for the Training Conference were reviewed by the Board.

The upcoming NACD meeting in Chicago was discussed. Steve Radcliff and Beverly Dometrorch plan to attend.

Kelly Smith of Farm Bureau discussed the wording of the Clean Water bill as it related to the term "navigable waters".

The Board discussed a resolution to submit from the floor about constructing ponds in wooded areas. A motion was made by Kenny Lovelace to submit the resolution. Beverly Dometrorch seconded. Motion carried unanimously (6-0). Kenny Lovelace and Henry Heinze were charged with developing the exact wording of the resolution.

There was no correspondence for review.

The audit of the books was completed on Sunday evening and everything found in order. Those involved in the audit were Sharon Gifford, Ben Gorden, Steve Huber and David Dix. A signed statement of the audit will be provided to the Board.

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 12, at the USDA Service Center in Jefferson City, MO. The Soil & Water Commission Meeting will be the following day on January 13 in Jefferson City. There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 9:20 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

 

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Peggy Lemons, Executive Director

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Steve Radcliff, President