Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Agriculture and Extension Education 12/06/2011

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Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes

December 6, 2011

8:30 am



Committee Members Present:            Dean Pearson                           Dale Thompson                       Bruce Paulsen

                                                            Hal Helwig


County Personnel Present:                 Lori Laberee                            Lisa Wydra                  Trinke McNurlin         

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 November 8, 2011 meeting.  Motion carried.

Audience Recognition


Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association


Agent Report – Lori Laberee, 4-H Youth Agent

Lori Laberee, 4-H Youth Agent, updated the committee on programming during the last 6 months.  Laberee handed out the new Federal guidelines for non-profit organizations that 4-H must now adhere to.  Discussion.  Laberee has been with the UW-Extension for 10 years and in that time has focused on developing a volunteer base, expanding the number of youth involved, made a significant growth in grants received, aided in starting several community gardens and much more.

Approval of Vouchers

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

Approval of Out-of-County Travel

No out of county travel this month.

Any Other Business



Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Thompson to adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:54 a.m.


Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder