Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Agriculture and Extension 04/10/2012

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Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes

April 10, 2012

8:30 am


Committee Members Present:            Dean Pearson                           Dale Thompson                       Chuck Gunderson

Jim Bassett                               Bruce Paulsen              Hal Helwig      


County Personnel Present:                 Lori Laberee                            Lisa Wydra                  Trinke McNurlin

                                                            Dave Berard


Others Present:                                  Chuck Aubart                         


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


Approval of Agenda

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

Approval of Minutes

Moved by Thompson, seconded by Bassett to approve minutes from the March 6, 2012 meeting.  Motion carried.

Audience Recognition


Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association

Chuck Aubart reported.  There are a couple of events coming up at the Fairgrounds, and they are working on the Raising the Roof fundraiser.  Prisoners through the Huber program will be out at the Fairgrounds throughout the summer working on grounds, etc. 

Agent Report – Trinke McNurlin, Family Living Agent

Trinke McNurlin, Family Living Agent, distributed and reviewed report of work progress in the last six months (report on file), highlighting the proposed Community Foundation, Community Prevention Collaborative and Rent Smart / housing statistics.  Discussion.

Drug Drop-off Box costs will be gathered and item will be placed on proper committee agenda.  Laberee and McNurlin will take responsibility of the task.

Quarterly Budget Performance Review

Committee member Paulsen suggested that because there is only 2 months data this item should be tabled and reviewed again in June. 

Approval of Vouchers

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

Approval of Out-of-County Travel

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

Any Other Business

In discussion of out-of-county travel, McNurlin informed the committee that Laberee is receiving the Distinguished Service Award.  The committee asked that JCEP reporting be on next month’s agenda and that the plaque and photo be brought to next month’s meeting. 

Berard will submit expenses for GIS luncheon for reimbursement.

WACEC invitation was distributed.  Laberee encourages attendance.


Moved by Paulsen, seconded by Bassett to adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 9:26 a.m.


Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder