Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes
May 10, 2011
Committee Members Present: Dean Pearson Chuck Gunderson Dale Thompson
County Personnel Present: Dave Berard Lori Laberee
Others Present: Chuck Aubart
Chairperson Pearson called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Approval of Agenda
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes
Moved by Thompson, seconded by Paulsen to approve minutes from the April 12, 2011 meeting. Motion carried.
Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association
Aubart reported. Christian motorcycle group will hold an event at the Fairgrounds this weekend for one day. Poorman’s Racing is back at the Fair; things did not work out at LCO. The Fair Board is currently working on the plan to increase fairground use.
Agent Report – Lori Laberee, 4-H Youth Agent
Lori Laberee reported. Distributed copies of and presented a power point show from PILD that was adapted with Sawyer County data (report on file). Laberee informs the committee that if she were queen for a day her top wish would be to be able to focus on continually recruiting and sustaining volunteers for the 4-H program, as well as creating and building leadership opportunities for our youth.
Approval of Vouchers
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Gunderson to approve vouchers. Motion carried.
Approval of Out-of-County Travel
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson to approve out-of-county travel. Motion carried.
Any Other Business
Laberee distributed chart on effects of funding should the UW system split. Florence County has gone on record to support the Wisconsin Idea Partnership, not the Badger Partnership.
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson to adjourn. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 9:15 a.m.
Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder