Annual Meeting Agenda

Just a reminder to members that our annual meeting will be Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. at the Fish and Game Club. Most noteworthy, we have several updates from IDNR and others on the lake, park, playground, and fireworks.  Also a good time to renew membership. AGENDA ELECTION: Dave Holcomb and Ron Tekippe up for reelection.. REPORTS: Treasurer (Gary) Dredge George Antoniou, IDNR Lake Restoration Program Coordinator FYRA Mike Sotak FYRA Engineering water quality update Iowa Parks Foundation Update (Ron) Loess Hills/Missouri River Region with Mills, Pottawattamie & Harrison counties. Playground (Ron) Update on Dream Playground and maintenance plans Fireworks (Tom) Update on 2018 and situation for 2019. Clean Up Day (Marge) Update on 2018 and situation for 2019. Ice Fishing Derby (Ron/Gary) Status update. State of the Park (Dan Jacobs, Park Manager/Michelle Reinig, District Supervisor). Park improvements update. NEW BUSINESS...

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Annual Meeting Oct 17th

Annual Meeting for the Friends of Lake Manawa will be at the Council Bluffs Fish and Game Club at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday October 17th.  We are working on presentations concerning the current and future status of dredging of the lake from FYRA Engineering and IDNR. We are also looking at having the IDNR update our membership concerning park/campground plans. Finally, we would like to present information concerning the annual fireworks program, fishing derby, and plans for joining in the Iowa State Parks Centennial celebration in 2020. The current Board of Directors with year term ends in parenthesis consists of: Tom Braddy (2019); John Butterbaugh (2020); David Holcomb (2018); Tony Host (2020); Luke Northwall (2020); Ron Tekippe (2019); Marge Shoemaker (2020); and Gary Woods (2019). Dan Jacobs and Aaron Johnson, IDNR,  are advisory members. Dave Holcomb is the only current member running for reelection. Nominations will be taken from the floor or interested parties can contact Tony Host at friendsoflakemanawa@gmail.com Membership renewal or new membership for the 2018-2019 year must be done by October 1, 2018. Renewals may be made prior to the meeting. New members will be accepted at any time, but will not be able to vote at the meeting if joining that...

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Fireworks event postponed to Sunday, July 1st – Rain Date; Same time

Just received notification that the fireworks event is postponed due to weather to the designated rain date of Sunday, July 1st, same time.

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