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Minutes for January 27, 2015 Meeting

Friends of Green Lake Meeting, Tuesday 27 January 2015, Hearthstone Boardroom

Convened at 7:00 PM

Attendees:
Richard FlemingMickey SchurrMarcia NormanClarke GrayAndrea WattsKaren SchurrGayle GarmanRick Nishi*Rob ZisetteEllen HewittMaureen KwolekBrad Cooper*Garet MungerBrian DeLucaDavid Toledo
  *new attendees

Pre- and Post-meeting: Officers signed fiduciary checking account signature authority forms.

Introductions – around the table for current and new* attendees.

Initial comments by Richard, then first order of business:

Brad Cooper, President – Green Lake Chamber of Commerce, addressed several ideas and activities for the Green Lake community:
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Minutes for November 25, 2014 Meeting

Friends of Green Lake Meeting, Tuesday 25 November 2014, Hearthstone Boardroom

Convened at 7:00 PM

Attendees:
Richard FlemingBen HallKaren SchurrMarcia NormanGinny Orenstein*Andrea WattsGaret MungerEllen HewittGayle GarmanDavid Toledo*Rob ZisetteMickey SchurrBrian DeLucaRobert Orenstein*
  *new attendees

Introductions – around the table for current and new attendees.

Initial comments by Richard, then first order of business:

Brian DeLuca elected to position of Recording Secretary.

Discuss at Tue 27 Jan 2015 meeting: propose selecting Lead persons for:

  • Shoreline Restoration and Management Projects
  • Water Quality Monitoring

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Minutes for October 28, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Gayle Garman

Attendees:
Sally Abella, King County Water & Land Resources Division; evening’s speaker
Andrea WattsEllen HewittRichard FlemingMarcia NormanGayle GarmanRob ZisetteBen HallLinda Noble

Introductions

Fish Planting Discussion

The Seattle Times and the Green Laker blog reported that Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife had planted over 70,000 fish into the Lake over the last few weeks. Rob Zisette distributed a graph showing that nearly 100,000 fish had been planted in the Lake this year, more than 3X any previous year.  His graph indicates these fish also produce a 3X increased input of phosphorus.
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Minutes for September 23, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Brian DeLuca

Attendees:
Ellen HewittMarcia NormanRob ZisetteSusan LevyGaret MungerBrian DeLucaR. Frank RobinsonMaureen KwolekRichard FlemingGayle GarmanKaren KoRom Schubert

Introductions

Shoreline Restoration Project – R. Frank Robinson, Landscape Architect for Seattle Parks Dept

There have been many questions about the work in progress near the Kiddie Pool at the north end of Green Lake. Frank Robinson, the landscape architect in charge of the project, came to our meeting to explain what is being done and why.
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Minutes for May 27, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Davis Patterson

Attendees:
Ellen HewittMarcia NormanKaren SchurrRob ZisetteAndrea WattsGaret MungerDavis PattersonMegan Davis

Introductions

Announcements

  • There will be a work party on June 7 from 9:00-12:00. With many activities going on, including Seattle Works projects, we may not be able to use tools from the Park Department
  • Katie Gray has been promoted to a recreation position and will no longer be involved with park maintenance.

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Minutes for April 22, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Ellen Hewitt

Attendees:
Kathleen ConnerGayle GarmanEllen HewittBrian deLucaRichard FlemingMaureen KwolekSusan LevyGaret MungerMarcia NormanAndrea WattsRob Zisette

Meeting came to order with welcome and introductions

Richard Fleming Presentation on Lake Monitoring Methods and Results

  • Richard discussed the King County Lake Stewardship Program and explained what measurements and samples are involved at Level 1 and Level 2.
  • Level 1 includes measurements of surface temperature, water clarity (Secchi disk depth), and wind, cloudiness, surface state of the water, bird count and boating activities. Level 1 measurements are made weekly from the dock outside of the boat rental facility year round.

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Minutes for March 25, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Davis Patterson

Attendees:
Karen SchurrSteve RubstelloRob ZisetteGayle GarmanEllen HewittRichard FlemingBrian DeLucaTom Schubert

Introductions

Announcements – Karen

  • Free admission to Park volunteers to a variety of venues around Puget Sound, April 1-6
    • See email Karen sent this week with attachment. If anyone else is interested, contact Karen.
  • King County Lake Monitor Training, April 26

How to fill president’s office.
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Minutes for February 25, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Davis Patterson

Attendees:
Karen SchuurGayle GarmanEllen HewittBrian deLucaMartin MullerRichard FlemingMarcia NormanClarke GrayCharles NgRita HollomonKelly MisamoreGaret Munger

Meeting comes to order with welcome and introductions

Overview of Request for Proposal process for a renewal of a lease for operating the rental and food concession at Green Lake. Rita Hollomon (206.684.8008, rita.hollomon@seattle.gov), Charles Ng, Seattle Park Department
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Minutes for January 28, 2014 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Attendees:
Garet MungerBrian DeLucaEllen HewittKaren SchurrRichard FlemingGayle GarmanRob ZisetteBrian Toth

The meeting came to order about 7:00 p.m.

Observations

Signs of spring: Red Wing Blackbirds are beginning to sing at the cattails near the turtle logs on the west side of the lake.
turtles are sunning on the logs on the west side of the lake.
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Minutes for November 26, 2013 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Davis Patterson

Attendees:
Joan Hardy, our Guest Speaker
Richard FlemingBrian deLucaKaren KoKaren SchuurMarcia NormanKevin StoopsGaret MungerRob Zisette

Guest: Joan Hardy

Joan Hardy spoke about cyanobacteria (bluegreen algae) occurrence and the cyanotoxins they produce.  Dr. Hardy along with other Washington State DOH associates, Debra Bouchard, Beth LeDoux, Sally Abella of King County, and Dr. Jean Jacoby of Seattle University studied cyanobacteria and the toxins produced in Puget Sound Lakes under a five year CDC grant. Dr. Hardy talked about results of the studies and the public health implications of cyanobacteria blooms, as well as the posting of informational signs at affected lakes.
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