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Oct 17, 2016: PLG Meeting Minutes

By on November 21, 2016

Preserving Lake Greenwood

Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties

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

Preserving Lake Greenwood

     Minutes November 17, 2016

(Special thanks to Mike Monaghan and CPW for meeting room.)

                                                                                                            .

Attendees:  Grant Blair, Craig Stuckey, Walker Moore, Bob Bowers, Rick Hermann, Tom Hochheimer, Bob & Barbara Broome, Walt Willard, Claire Hamanaka, Debora Bailey, Claude Blakely, Charles Snoddy, Diane Boggs, Jean Fisher, Jim & Kathy Pell, Jeff Field, Joyce Cossey, Chris Starker

Treasurer’s Report: $1,669.70

Joint CLG/PLG Meeting:  A joint meeting was held October 10th with a presentation by Jeff Field on the proposed Laurens County water removal/treatment  plant. Laurens County will pay $100k annual fee with a 2% escalator. A link to Laurens County Water management will be added to  Preserving Lake Greenwood webpage.

Christmas Parades:  There will be no December meeting. We will meet December 2nd at 2:30 p.m. at Gunnels Marine to decorate our float for the Ninety Six and Greenwood Christmas parades. Ninety Six Wildcat Anglers high school fishing team will ride in the Ninety Six parade December 3rd, and Eagle Eye Anglers team will ride in the Greenwood parade December 4th.

Rain Barrel Workshop:  Rain Barrels are still available for $30.         

Art Contest:  Entry forms have been submitted to the schools

Lake Management:  Lake is down ~3 ft. due to drought.

Joyce Cossey reminded everyone that you must have an inspection and approval for silt removal under docks

Silting problem reported in the Zion area. Logging operation needs  silt fences

Penny Tax: The penny tax passed. Connect Lake Greenwood will manage lake projects

going forward.

Upstate Forever:  Chris Starker reported on a new natural gas pipeline near Spartanburg. Keowee-Toxiway low inflow agreement is being reviewed due to the current drought,

Lake Greenwood Cleanup:  There will be a kickoff planning meeting December 15th at the

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

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Volunteers needed to help decorate the Christmas Parade Float

By on December 2, 2016

Preserving Lake Greenwood Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy. Reminder for volunteers and anyone who would like to help decorate the PLG Christmas

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Nov 17, 2016: Meeting Agenda

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Preserving Lake Greenwood 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

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Oct 20, 2016: Meeting Minutes: – Luncheon Meeting at Camp Fellowship

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Preserving Lake Greenwood Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy. Preserving Lake Greenwood Minutes October 20, 2016 (Meeting at Camp Fellowship) Thanks to Camp

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Oct. 20, 2016: Monthly Meeting at Camp Fellowship – Board Luncheon 1:00 pm

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Preserving Lake Greenwood 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