Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Agriculture and Extension 05/07/2013

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Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes

May 7, 2013    8:30 a.m.  Assembly Room of Courthouse



Committee Members Present:            Dean Pearson                           Bill Voight                   Tweed Shuman                                                                        Jim Bassett                               Hal Helwig


County Personnel Present:                 Lori Baltrusis                          



Others Present:                                             


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

Approval of Agenda

Moved by Voight, seconded by Pearson to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried.

Approval of Minutes

Moved by Bassett, seconded by Voight to approve minutes from the April 9, 2012 meeting.  Motion carried.

Audience Recognition


Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association

Ron Kubarek reported.  The first Fair Chief meeting is tonight at the Hayward Library from 6-8 pm. 

Jim Henchel is organizing grounds crew again this summer, working in coordination with the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department using Huber labor.

Construction of the Swine Building is in progress.  Sawyer County Board financed the balance of $15,000 for 5 years, interest free.

Agent Reports

Lori Baltrusis reported, presenting a slideshow of the Family Living program overview.  Discussion was held regarding necessity of trainings for UW agents and the frequency.

Community Natural Resource Economic Development Agent Update

A verbal acceptance has been reached.  New agent will begin tentatively June 1st. 

Approval of Vouchers

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

Approval of Out-of-County Travel

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

Any Other Business

Information was distributed regarding the Household Hazardous Waste collection dates in Sawyer County.


Moved by Shuman, seconded by Bassett to adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 9:01 a.m.


Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder