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P. O. Box 175
Bear Lake, Michigan
Lake Improvement Board of Bear Lake
February 21, 2008 Meeting Minutes
The meeting was called to order by Jack Sawka at 7:00pm. All board members were presnet except for Allen O'Shea. Also in
attendance were Michelle Brya, Attorney and Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones from ASI. There were 31 signed in guests.
Jack Sawka gave a brief history of how and why the LIB was formed. Also information on the steps being taken to address
the Mil-foil treatment and payment.
Michelle Brya shared what the meeting is for and that public comment would be welcomed later in the meeting.
Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones made a powerpoint presentation on the mil-foil, treatment possibilities and estimated cost.
Michelle Brya opened the meeting up to public comment. There were twelve guests that either had questions or comments
about chemical treatment, weevil treatment, combination of both, how bids were solicited, and why only riparians were
assessed. Both questions and comments and also letters were answered or addressed by the board, lawyer or biologist.
A motion was made by Carver Edwards to accept the proposal of ASI to treat the lake, seconded by Ken Berentsen. The
board voted unanimously to accept the motion.
A motion was made by Ken Berentsen to have Aquatic Services Inc be the chemical applicator for the 24D treatment. The
motion was seconded by Bob Yates, the board voted unanimously to accept the motion.
The next meeting which will be a hearing on the Assessment Roll is on February 28th, 2008. It will be at 7:00pm at the
Manistee County Road Commission Building.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:17pm.
Respectfull submitted: Don Brisbin, Secretary