posted on September 20, 2014 03:26
Board Meeting Minutes
BH Federal Mtg Room
Sept 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Call to order and Welcome by Steve–
Approval of July email minutes: Motion by Joe Second by Jerry
BICA items: New Supt John Bundy was unable to attend tonight. We look forward to seeing him at our Oct meeting in Powell.
The board would like to setup a time each month to meet with John and other BICA Prof. to chat as we did with Supt Case.
Lawn at HSBend beach is looking some better but still needs a makeover.
No word as yet on the repair the float brackets on the new public dock.
360' web cam is still down no details available presently
The 2014 Bighorn Lake Celebration held on July 19 was reviewed. Ben Zeller was on hand to report on the Triathlon too. We set a date of July 18, 2015 for next years celebration. Overall the event was well attended and the people enjoyed being there!
Steve will check on the following items: cell phone coverage at H.S. bend,
" signage" about boater courtesy in the canyon , buoys in the south lake for mooring He reported on his contact with WYODot on the Hyw 37 railroad crossing at the Am Colloid plant. The railroad has it on their list of repairs soon.
Jerry L – reviewed the financial reports and answered questions from the board
YT lake level has increased to 3641+. The next conference call with be October 7 at 1:30pm. All stake holders seem in agreement on the present Lake and river conditions.
Ken – Shared info on The National Water Sports Industry Association and how they could be helpful when new regulations are being considered. www.wsia.net They provide safety and background data on all types of water recreation issues. The destination platform for south lake is still a possibility.
To apply for the Lovell Area Lodging Tax donation of $1000/yr, we need to contact Lovell Town Hall for details. Jerry will look into this.
The Fall BH River Systems Issues Group meeting and the USBR winter release meetings are tentatively scheduled for Nov 6 in Billings.
The next board meeting will be in Powell on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:30pm PVCC mtg room.