Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes
June 12, 2012
Committee Members Present: Dean Pearson Bill Voight Jim Bassett Tweed Shuman Ron Kinsley
County Personnel Present: Lori Laberee Lisa Wydra Dave Berard
Trinke McNurlin Otto Wiegand Kevin Schoessow
Others Present: Ron Kubarek Linda Zillmer
Chairperson Pearson called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Approval of Agenda
Moved by Kinsley, seconded by Bassett to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes
Moved by Bassett, seconded by Kinsley to approve minutes from the May 8, 2012 meeting. Motion carried.
Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association
Ron Kubarek reported. Handbooks are out and located around the county in a new format. The board is continuing work on the new building efforts, all plans are tentative. Race car raffle is secure, along with other prizes new this year.
Agent Report – Otto Weigand, Ag Agent
Otto Wiegand distributed and reviewed report of work for the past 6 months, as well as presenting a slide presentation. Report on file. Discussion was held regarding future use of the state nursery land.
Laberee distributed Wisconsin legislative documents explaining the University of Wisconsin-Extension work. Berard explains the purpose of this task. Item will be tabled until next month; Berard will then present a statement or committee purpose for them to review.
Approval of Vouchers
Moved by Kinsley, seconded by Bassett to approve vouchers. Motion carried.
Approval of Out-of-County Travel
Moved by Shuman, seconded by Kinsley to approve out of county travel. Motion carried.
Any Other Business
Kinsley asks Laberee if all committee members are in place for MASC youth livestock sale.
Moved by Bassett, seconded by Shuman to adjourn. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 9:17 a.m.
Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder