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The Mission of The Rock Lake Improvement Association is to promote and generate positive action on issues concerning the preservation, protection,
and improvement of Rock Lake.

Mark your Calendars, RLIA Annual Meeting is Saturday, August 18th, 2018
at 10:00 a.m.
Korth Park off of Korth Road

RLIA 2018 Annual Report
RLIA 2018 Membership Report
RLIA 2017 Financial Report

ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA for Saturday, August 18, 2018
at 10:00 a.m. Korth Park off of Korth Road

1) Call to Order
2) Introduction of current Board Members
3) Adopt agenda
4) Secretary's Report - approve August 2017 minutes - Mike Nesemann
5) Treasurer's Report - approve financials for 2017 - Jim Colegrove
6) President's Report - Wes Dawson
7) Guest Speakers (5 minutes each)
a) County Land and Water - Patricia Cicero
b) Township Boat Patrol - Patrol Officer
c) Joint Rock Lake Committee - Stan Smoniewski
8) Highlights of RLIA's new Lake Management Plan
a) Background of plan and development - Patricia Cicero
b) Increase natural shoreline to 39% by 2023 and to 50% by 2028 - SusanTrier
c) Water quality goal of reducing phosphorous by 20% by 2028 - Patricia Cicero
-- Leaf and grass clipping initiative - Jim Colegrove
d) Promote "healthy soil" practices - Scott Schultz
9) Public Comments (2 minute timeline per person)
10) Nomination Committee presents board candidates
11) Open floor for other board candidates
12) Candidates' presentations (1 minute each)
13) Election of new Board
14) Presentation of 2018 Stewardship Award
15) Next annual meeting 8/17/2019
16) Next board meeting 8/20/2018
17) Adjournment

ROCK LAKE MANAGEMENT PLAN 2018-2028 Draftis now available.
Also the Executive Summary is available.

RLIA has become aware of recent disputes regarding pier placement and is concerned with the growing number of piers, boat slips, boat lifts and the increased size of each. Read RLIA's position on piers.

View the 'Lake Lot 101 Workshop' featuring experts that address a variety of concerns about our lake's shoreline.

RLIA Board Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of most every month at 6:30pm in the community room of the City of Lake Mills Municipal Building. Everyone Welcome.

Agenda for Monthly Board Meeting, Monday August 20th,
2018 at 6:30 pm
@ Lake Mills City Hall

1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Good News Minute (1 minute time limit per person)
4. Secretary's Report - approve July minutes
5. Treasurer's Report
6. Public Comment(s)/Correspondence– 2 minutes per person, 15 minutes allotted
7. Committee Reports (5 minutes per report)
a) Water Quality - Nathan
b) Membership and Lake Recreation - Alex
c) Public Outreach (communications, education, events & promos)- Susan & Stan
8. Other Reports (5 minutes each)
a) County Representative - Patricia
b) Joint Rock Lake Committee - Stan
9. Old Business
a) Finalize plans for annual meeting
b) Update on stewardship award - Wes
c) Update on letter to farmers in watershed - Nathan
d) Continued discussion on water sampling needs
e) Lake info-graph update - Susan
f) Update on Lake Market round up - Wes
g) Update on Fall Festival - Wes
h) Purchase of CDs (pending until after annual meeting)
i) Discuss publicity for lake plan once lake report is completed (on hold)
j) Do we adopt new logo? How do we proceed? Art contest? Local artist?
k) Do we develop new promotional material after new logo?
l) Select date for capacity building and/or strategic planning (hold until after annual)
m) Do we apply for small lake grant? (pending following strategic meeting)
n) In-lake clean up - pending until we identify a pontoon owner willing to assist
10. New Business
a) Election of officers
b) Pick date for annual meeting in 2019 August 10th or 17th?
c) Begin planning for Fall Festival
11. Announcements
Next Meeting: Tuesday, September 17, 2018, 6:30 p.m. @ City Hall
12. Adjournment

Read our 'Letter to the Editor' concerning local control of our lake and the Wisconsin Legislature budget actions.
Read the Rock Lake Advocacy Resolution as approved by the RLIA membership at the August 22, 2015 Annual Meeting
Final Management Plan for the Miljala Channel Tributary Watershed
Submitted to DNR,
view details here