Meeting Agendas & Minutes


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Sawyer County Forestry Committee

January 4, 2008


Committee Members Present:         Jim Bassett                          Fred Zietlow                          Douglas Mrotek

                                                                Shirley Riedmann                              


County Personnel Present:                               Greg Peterson                                    


DNR Personnel Present:                   Nick Koltz                             


Others Present:                                   Terrell Boettcher                  Richard Metcalf                    Don Mrotek



The meeting was called at to order at 9:34 am by Chair Bassett.   


Motion by Riedmann, second by Bassett to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried. 


Motion by Riedmann, second by Bassett to approve minutes of December 5, 2007 meeting.  Motion carried.


Audience Recognition



Event dates

Fat Tire Festival - September 12-14, 2008 - Motion by Riedmann, second by Zietlow to approve use of Birkie Trail contingent upon receiving certificate of insurance.  Motion carried.


Approve Sawyer County Forest  Annual Work Plan - 2008

Peterson passed out copies of plan and explained the details.  Motion by Riedmann, second by Bassett to approve Sawyer County Forest Annual Work Plan for 2008 and send to County Board with recommendation for approval.  Motion carried.


Sawyer County Forestry Report

Peterson reported:  1) 12 active sales, conditions good, markets picking up; 2) limited on marking due to snow, working on boundary work and cruising sales; 3) received notice of WCFA legislative meeting in Tomahawk on 1/11/07, would like to attend.


DNR Forestry Report



Other matters for discussion only

Riedmann asked for 10 year projection report.  Koltz responded that he could get report out of WisFER program.



Motion by Zietlow, second by Mrotek to approve the vouchers as presented.  Motion carried.



Motion by Mrotek, second by Riedmann to adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting was adjourned at 10:05 A.M.


Delores Dobilas - Recorder