Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Forestry - March 3

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Sawyer County Forestry Committee

March 3, 2004


Committee Members Present:                       Shirley Suhsen            Bill Voight                        Frank Romnes                                John Hirschfeld           Nate DeLong


County Personnel Present:                             Michael Kruger Don Mrotek             Carol Larsen 


DNR Personnel Present:                                Pete Wisdom                                                                                                                                  

Others Present:                                             None


The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m.


Motion by Hirschfeld, second by Romnes to approve the agenda.  Motion carried.


Motion by Voight, second by Romnes to approve the minutes of the February 4, 2004 meeting.  Motion carried. 


Event Dates


None to report


Snowmobile Coordinator Report


Don Mrotek reported:  1) Approximately $83,000 is allocated for grooming/maintenance.  They have spent more so they are now into the supplemental monies.  2) Trail closures - some counties have formal closures, Sawyer County does not.  3) State trails meeting is upcoming.


Motion by Voight, second by Hirschfeld to approve report.  Motion carried.


DNR Forestry Report


Pete Wisdom reported:  1) An LTE has been hired and started this week.  Will be helping set up sales and other duties.  2) Three year audit is coming up on April 21, 2004.


DeLong questioned whether the DNR is considering changing the dates the local office is closed.  The answer was no.


Sawyer Forestry Report


Mike Kruger reported: 1) Road bans are going on which will mean a halt to hauling.


Romnes thanked Mike Kruger for the letter sent out with camp permit renewals (copy will be distributed to committee members).


Any other conservation business for discussion only


Dee:  1) Passed out logger financial report.


Approve vouchers


Motion by Hirschfeld, second by DeLong to approve the vouchers.   Motion carried.

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Motion by Romnes, second by Hirschfeld to convene into Closed Session pursuant to section 19.85(1)(c), Wisconsin Statutes, for the purpose of conducting employee evaluations.  Motion carried.


In closed session, the committee conducted the performance evaluation on Mike Kruger.


Motion by Romnes, second by Hirschfeld to go out of Closed Session and simultaneously adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 10:25 a.m.  [Minutes of closed session are kept in a confidential file in the County Clerk’s office).




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