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
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.
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.
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