Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes
August 9, 2011
Committee Members Present: Dean Pearson Dale Thompson Bruce Paulsen
Chuck Gunderson James Basset
County Personnel Present: Lori Laberee Trinke McNurlin
Others Present: Chuck Aubart
Chairperson Pearson called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Approval of Agenda
Moved by Thompson, seconded by Paulsen to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson to approve minutes from the July 12, 2011 meeting. Motion carried.
Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association
Chuck Aubart reported. Everything is on schedule for the County Fair on August 18-21, 2011.
Lori Laberee, UWEX Department Head presented the 2012 UW-Extension budget for approval which included the end of sixteen state mandated furlough days over the past two fiscal years and the increase in health insurance premiums. The remainder of the budget was flat/no increases. Discussion. At the direction of the Ag and Extension Committee members, $3600 was reduced from the UWEX budget. UWEX was to make the changes reflected in the discussion and provide copies to the Ag and Extension Committee before the end of the Forestry meeting. Moved by Thompson, seconded by Gunderson to send the budget to the County Finance Committee with the $3600 reduction to budget. Motion carried.
Approval of Vouchers
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson 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
Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson to adjourn. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 9:35 a.m.
Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder