LPOIC General Meeting 3.13.19
May 9, 2019 at 9:42 am #2300
LPOIC Members Meeting 3-13-19
Attending: Dale Greene, Grant Hillen, Gale Belgarde Sr., Gary Thompson, Elton Dawson, Jennifer Howerton, Jake Howerton, Ryan Roslak, Molly McCahon, Laurie Elmore, Dan Harder, Larry Eng, Dave Gillespie, Barb Gillespie, Kevin Elmore, Bob Snider, Don Endicott, Kevin DaVault and Ray Richens.
Pledge of Allegiance
Molly McCahon Executive Director of Lakes Commission talked about origin of Commission during fight over Deep pulldown in winter. Looking for renewed support during present renegotiation of Columbia R. system water flows with Canada. They are likely to push for changes that would negatively affect our Pend Oreille Winter and Summer Pools. Hope boat launch scheduled to be reworked by Bonner County this year. Eurasian Milfoil no longer treated by County.
Ryan Roslak gave an overview of the Management Committee. $11,000,000 will be spent by Avista this year on fish ladder work at Cabinet Gorge Dam. At least $60,000,000 before it’s done. $4,000,000 for other projects this year such as land purchases and creek habitat maintenance. Hickey Brothers will continue netting. $12,000 is set aside for Mackinaw Derbies, $2,000 per Derby. $70,000 set aside for $1,000 tagged and $100 drawing Walleye heads.
Minutes from 2-13-19 read.
Correspondence: Thank you from Food Bank. Personal thanks at Commission Meeting.
Mack of the Month: None for February, none yet for March.
No volunteers for officer positions.
Bonner County Derby Permit received.
Newsletter got to Clint Nicholson to be sent to printer.
Pin Update. None.
Mack of the Day: All nine covered. R&R Logging, 2nd Avenue Pizza, North Ridge Outfitters, Taylor Insurance, Cherie Belgarde, Lana Kay Realty, Sears, Ivory Dental, and Newport Towing.
German Brown Trout sponsor Grant Hillen.
Photo Contest: Will Crook.
Elk’s Club confirmed for Auction.
James Mullen Auctioneer.
Sound System: Will use the Elk’s.
Always need more donations.
Vote for Silver Platter. Kevin Elmore will pick up at Captn’s Table and Dave and Barb Gillespie will take to Sayer’s Jewelers.
Decide on trophy color. Barb to contact Bonner Awards.
Volunteer for Derby Master: Dave and Barb Gillespie and others as arranged.
Updates on Derby to Facebook, Website and Papers: Dave and Barb Gillespie.
Scale Update: Kevin Elmore handling.
Food Bank Donations.
Tackle Share: Grant H. unfinished vintage plug, Will Crook for $5. Kevin DaVault Black fly/Gold tinsel, Elton Dawson for $11.
Door Prize: Gale Belgarde Sr. $30 Gift Card from North 40.
Next General Meeting at Jalapeno’s 4-10-19 at 6:30 PM.
Next Board Meeting at Jalapeno’s 3-27-19 at 6:30 PM.
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