March 16 2017 Meeting Minutes

MARCH 16, 2017 Viking Sportsman Minutes

Board Members Present: Jim Baxter Chuck Bokinski Gene Sullivan Jim Stratton Arlene Bosek Mark Anderson Todd Lanners Curt Flesner Bob Gibson Greg Donahue Steve Henry

Guests: Greg Eigen Durk Stark Duane Schuette Mike Moore Wayne Rathke Cliff Emmert Jeff Parkin Scott Green Tom Townsend Cindi Townsend Matt Norrie Dan Zimmerman CJ Schlosser Scott Holman Craig Holman Dave Lais Chris Risbrudt Mike Cleary Sonja Anderson Norm Mittlyng

Special Guests from the DNR:Dean Beck Kevin Kotts Ted Sledge Tim Olson Mike Sheldon Mitch Lawler

Meeting called to order by President Gene Sullivan at 6:55pm.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Introduction of guests.
Request for donation: Alexandria Trapshooting Team-$600.00 has been committed from us.
Secretary Report: Motion to approve Jim S/Greg E. Passed.
Treasurer Report: Motion to accept Jim B/Arlene B. Passed.

Committee Reports:
Banquet- Gene S/Mark A Banquet is April 6 at Holiday Inn. 7 corporate memberships are committed. Prizes/donations need to be in by March 25.

Youth Day-Dean K. The first committee meeting is March 24 at the Elks.

Fish Fry- Greg D This is Friday April 7 from 4-7 at St Mary’s Church. Volunteers are needed.

New Business:
Carp Bow Fishing Tournament- Durk Stark This will be in July. Volunteers are needed.

Board position- Motion to table filling these Steve H/Greg D. Passed.

Next meeting April 20, 2017.
The Banquet committee will serve.
Motion to adjourn-Arlene B/ Bob G. Passed.

Following adjournment the DNR staff presented on current issues facing the DNR including decreased funding and the need for increased fishing license fees. There was animated discussion regarding DNR policies.

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