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Aug 18, 2016: Meeting Minutes

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Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties

Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy.

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     Minutes August 18, 2016

Attendees:  Grant Blair, Debi Bailey, Sandra Page, Max Page, Joyce Cossey, Dan Koenig, Bob Bowers, Bob Broome, Barbera Broome, Joanne Hochheimer, Tom Hochheimer, Craig Stuckey, Walt Willard, Claire Hamanaka, Barb Husted, Jim Husted, Pamela Vaughn, Darlene Lorette, claude Blakely

Treasurer’s Report: $1793.16 Online Map sales were $50.

Website:  Dan Koenig reported that the website has been moved to a new host.

Water Sampling: There will be a water sampling class August 27th at the Greenville Zoo.

Lake Appreciation Lunch: Craig reported that 39 people attended the Lake Appreciation Lunch on August 11th at Camp Fellowship.

Art Contest: Debbie and Claire reported on planning for the Art Contest. The contest will be announced at State Of Lake Meeting. See new Community Education Programs page.

State of Lake Meeting: Walt  Willard discussed State of Lake Meeting September 19th at American Legion Post 20 in Greenwood. Exhibits will be shown from 6:30-7:00 p.m., followed by presentations by Rossi Corwin on Silt Removal, Steve Brown on the Penny Tax proposal, and Master plan update. Upstate Forever will discuss Blu-Way progress.

Rain Barrel workshop: Chris  Starker, Upstate Forever, will host a Rain Barrel workshop October 14th at Camp Fellowship. 20 rain barrels and conversion kits will be provided. Details will be announced at the State of Lake meeting. Chris will also submit a letter on voluntary clean-up on the Reedy River regarding legacy issues.

Fishing Teams: Grant Blair contacted both Greenwood (Eagle Eye Anglers) and Ninety Six (Wildcat Anglers) about PLG sponsorship of both teams for 2016-17 season. Gunnels Marine will once again provide a pontoon and the Ninety Six Christmas and Greeenwood Christmas parades. Each team will ride on the float in their respective parades.

DNR- loose buoys: Claude Blakely reported that any loose or damaged DNR marking buoys should be returned to DNR can be recycled. DNR is also removing unauthorized buoys. Claude also reported that Flood Plain issues in Laurens County are handled by Joy Whitfield in Laurens County.

Mercury Advisory:  Grant Blair reported that fish caught in Lake Greenwood are exempt from the mercury advisory, except for the Saluda river below Buzzards Roost dam.

2016: Lake Workers Appreciation Day Luncheon at Camp Fellowship

By on August 17, 2016

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Next PLG Meeting August 18, 2016 CPW Meeting Room

By on August 13, 2016

Community Action Needed Attend meetings to learn about and comment on issues concerning Lake Greenwood Monthly Meetings on 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. Held at Commission of Public Works, 121 West Court Avenue, Greenwood, SC (864) 942-8100

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July 21, 2016: Regular Meeting Agenda

By on July 17, 2016

Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy. Community Action Needed Attend meetings to learn about and comment on issues concerning Lake Greenwood Monthly Meetings

Jun 28, 2016: Trash left at Lake Greenwood Twin River Area reported on Facebook and Index-Journal

By on June 28, 2016

Trash left at Lake Greenwood sparks outrage on Facebook By ADAM BENSON abenson@indexjournal.com Lake Greenwood users turned to social media this weekend to express outrage after mounds of trash were dumped at the Twin Rivers area, scarring the grounds with