VIKING SPORTSMEN MINUTES December 18, 2008
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Glen Wink Belinda Wink Mark Anderson Barb Wittmer Dale Flesner
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Roger Wittmer Bill Maynard Todd Lanners
Gene Sullivan Dwain Schuette Arlene Bosek
Curt Flesner Jim Baxter Steve Hoskins
Jim Stratton Gregg Baxter Syl Schmidt
Others in attendance: Chuck Bokinskie, Dewayne Bisek, Bev Schmidt,
Don Gayken, Merrill Pedersen & Paul Hanson.
Meeting called to order by President Glen Wink.
Motion by Curt to accept minutes, seconded by Roger. Motion passed.
General Checking Thrivent General Fund Habitat Day
$17,737.85 $29,830.60 $2,947.00
Prudential Scholarship Ice Fishing Challenge
Hardwoods payment was put into a CD.
Engelbrecht Scholarship money was put into a CD.
Motion by Steve to accept treasurer’s report, seconded by Arlene. Motion passed.
Þ Display board /Pamphlets – still working on it
Þ Banquet – Working on gambling permit. Will call a meeting of the committee.
Þ Speaker for annual meeting – Mark asked Senator Ingebrigtsen to speak at our annual meeting on
January 15, 2009. It will be at the Elks Club. Social hour 5:30, Dinner at 6:30 with meeting to follow.
Þ Ice Fishing Challenge – Major prizes will be seen around town in the next week. Need more people to help.
Þ After discussion about the budget – Syl moved to approve the budget, seconded by Gregg. Motion passed.
Þ Bemo Pond Sign – Will be putting it up in the spring.
Þ Donation for Brian P. Johnson benefit to be held January 11, 2009. Barb moved to donate 2 jackets and 2 hats, seconded by Jim B. Motion passed
Þ Fish stocking – Chain is done; more lakes are still looking into the program.
Þ Need to find a replacement for treasurer; Dale would like to step down in February. Jim Stratton said he would accept the position. Roger moved that there be two signatures on checks over $200.00, the treasurer and either the President or Secretary, seconded by Gene. Motion Passed. Arlene moved to put utilities on direct pay with the rest of the bills to be approved at meeting, seconded by Curt. Motion passed.
Þ Board members up for re-election are: Curt Flesner, Belinda Wink, Mike Moore, Dale Flesner, Dwain Schuette, Arlene Bosek and Jim Baxter.
Þ Dock on Lake Mina was put in this summer, we will also be getting one more dock at a location of our choice, lakes Blackwell, Freeborn and Grant were suggested. Jim Stratton will let Bruce Winterfeldt know our choices and give him the check for the dock.
Þ Kid’s food plots were judged before Cliff left for the winter, the committee put on 187 miles and looked at quite a few good food plots. Little wildlife was seen this year as they drove around.
Þ Selection of the Art Engelbrecht Conservation Award was made; the committee would like to add the word lifetime somewhere in the title. Will discuss it more at the next meeting.
Þ Todd Lanners asked if we had heard that Roger Holmes passed away this past week.
Þ Mark updated us on the Lake Jennie project, looks to be progressing well, will be a wildlife lake.
Þ Monday December 22 is the next Jr. Viking meeting, they will have a speaker if anyone wants to attend they are welcome, this isn’t just for guys, girls can come and join also. 7:00 at the Bemo Building.
Motion to adjourn by Arlene, seconded by Syl. Motion passed.
Next meeting is Thursday January 15, 2009 at the Elks Club
It is the Annual meeting. Social Hour 5:30, Dinner at 6:30 with
Meeting to follow
Speaker: Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen
Annual Meeting Thursday January 15, 2009
Ice Fishing Challenge – Saturday February 7, 2009
Banquet – April 2, 2009
GLEN WINK 320-763-2410
MARK ANDERSON 320-886-2913
BELINDA WINK 320-763-2410
BARB WITTMER 320-808-6787
DALE FLESNER 320-763-4817
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
CHAD WEISEL 320-815-9250
CLIFF EMMERT 320-763-4328
BILL MAYNARD 320-886-5561
JIM BAXTER 320-859-4616