Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes
July 7, 2010
Committee Members Present: Jim Bassett Dean Pearson Dale Thompson
Bruce Paulsen Chuck Gunderson Warren Johnson
County Personnel Present: Lori Laberee Dave Berard
Others Present: Linda Zillmer Ron Kubarek
Chairperson Pearson called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Approval of Agenda
Moved by Bruce Paulsen, seconded by Jim Bassett to approve the agenda. Motion Carried.
Approval of Minutes
Moved by Jim Bassett, seconded by Bruce Paulsen to approve the minutes of the June 8, 2010 meeting. Motion Carried
Linda Zillmer reported on NW WI Lakes Association held at Drummond School. She suggested that Sawyer County provide an educational display in future to the conference.
Sawyer County Agricultural Fair Association
Ron Kubarek provided update on schedule of events and additional opportunities for fair attendees. Website has been updated and fees will be same as last year, including $10/day. Ads will appear in the newspaper in upcoming weeks. Live remotes from all three county radio stations will be anticipated. Fair chiefs are meeting next week to organize areas.
WACEC Memorial Recognition of Bob Vitcenda
Laberee provided update on memorial recognition of Bob Vitcenda for his service on the Sawyer County Ag and Extension Committee. The committee requested a press release be sent to the paper on behalf of his recognition, written by UWEX. Dale Thompson, committee member will personally present the plaque to the Vitcenda family.
UWEX Committee Orientation
A power point orientation presentation was provided to the committee. Agents then provided individual program area input for the committee. Discussion
Post Office Box
Mail will be delivered to the courthouse in the coming months and no postal boxes will be necessary.
Land Stewardship Conference
Discussion was held regarding county priorities, cost and impact for county residents to conduct the conference. Dave Berard will invite Basin Educator Dianne Daulton to a Committee meeting to learn more about this opportunity. The Committee wants a representative from Land and Water Department present for the presentation and discussion.
4-H Leaders Association Liability Insurance
4-H Leaders Association Liability Insurance through County Mutual Insurance was approved at the Courthouse Committee meeting and will be forwarded to the full county board for approval.
Approval of Vouchers
Moved by James Bassett, seconded by Bruce Paulsen to approve the payment of vouchers. Motion Carried
Approval of Out-of-County Travel
Moved by Bruce Paulsen, seconded by James Bassett to approve of Out-of-County Travel. Motion Carried
Any Other Business
Moved by Dale Thompson, seconded by James Bassett to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 9:31.
Respectfully submitted by Lori Laberee, Sawyer County 4H Youth Development