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   Capt. Peggy Van Vleet 


Captain Of The Year






Board Minutes

Nov. 8, 2010

LECBA Board Meeting

Monday, November 8, 2010

The meeting was called to order by President Rick Unger at 6:25 PM at Wild Wings Restaurant.

Board members present: Jerry Abele, Steve Connor, Ron Eickholt, Jeff Goehring, Don Lowther, Chris Moore, Wanda Morehead, Paul Pacholski, Rick Unger

Guests present: Sandee Abele, Eric Gahn

Motion made by Ron Eickholt to accept October minutes. Seconded by Steve Connor. Passed by the Board.

Treasurer’s Report by Don Lowther. Motion to approve report by Chris Moore. Seconded by Wanda Morehead. Passed by the Board.

Ohio Outdoor News will be renewed for current members.

Captain of the Year nominations:

President Unger has received one nomination. He will be sending the nomination to the five panel committee.

President Unger spoke at a meeting for the Ohio Sea Grant pertaining to aquatic species.

A special Thank you to Steve Connor for all the work and effort he has contributed to the LECBA and President Unger over the past few years as first vice-president.

Director Sean Logan has asked President Unger to participate on an Envision Chicago Waterway committee.

Roger Knight has invited Rick Unger to sit in on a one day closed meeting workshop in Windsor pertaining to walleye and perch management. They will provide guidance and advise how the TAC will be set.

Recently received a 55 page briefing on the Open Lake Dumping case against the EPA. It is looking as if something will be done.

The LECBA has been contacted by the Sierra Club to sign a petition to prevent oil wells from being placed in Lake Erie. The LECBA will continue to follow the best science. President Unger will look more into the situation.

ODNR Licensing update:

Agents now have computers with internet access. Licensing may go smoother than expected with a scanner for in state and out of state licenses.

Purchasing of Canadian licenses online is suppose to be available in March. President Unger is checking into the issue.

The next meeting will be held on Monday, December 13, 2010 at Porky’s.

Motion to adjourn at 7:50 PM by Paul Pacholski. Seconded by Wanda Morehead.