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Agriculture and Extension Education 06/08/2010

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Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes

June 8, 2010

8:30 am


Committee Members Present:            Jim Bassett                   Dean Pearson               Dale Thompson

                                                            Bruce Paulsen              Chuck Gunderson


County Personnel Present:                 Lori Laberee                Lisa Wydra                  Trinke McNurlin

Kevin Schoessow


Others Present:                                  Linda Zillmer               Ron Kubarek              


Chairperson Bassett called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

Approval of Agenda

Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Bassett to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried.

Election of Vice Chair

Bassett nominates Bruce Paulsen for Vice Chair.  Nominations closed.  Motion to cast unanimous vote for Paulsen, Thompson seconded.  Motion carried. 

Approval of Minutes

Moved by Bassett, seconded by Thompson to approve minutes from the May 7, 2010 meeting.  Motion carried.

Audience Recognition

Linda Zillmer spoke on the Alcohol Awareness occurring in Sawyer County, as well as what other counties are doing. 

Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association

Ron Kubarek updated the committee on the preparation of the Fair – handbooks are ready, lineup is set.  New this year is an ATV stunt group.  Bassett acknowledges and thanks Ron Kubarek and all the volunteers for all their efforts.

Land Stewardship Conference

Update on Land Stewardship conference from Dave Berard through Lori Laberee.  No opportunity remains this year, but planning for next year starts this winter.  Laberee will follow up with Dale Olson regarding a recommendation for the committee to pursue or not.

4-H Leaders Association Liability Insurance

Laberee explains that the Sawyer County 4-H Leaders purchase annual accident insurance but needs committee approval to add a special endorsement to the county policy at no cost.  Motion by Bassett to move this issue on to the appropriate committee, seconded by Gunderson.  Motion carried.

Approval of Vouchers

Moved by Thompson, seconded by Bassett to approve vouchers.  Motion carried.

Approval of Out-of-County Travel

Moved by Bassett, seconded by Thompson to approve out-of-county travel.  Motion carried. 

Any Other Business

Kevin Schoessow, Tri-County Ag Agent, briefly introduced himself and explained his and Otto Wiegand’s role in Sawyer County.


Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Bassett to adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 9:01 a.m.


Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder