Meet the Clayton County Conservation Board

The Clayton County Conservation Board is a 5-member volunteer board appointed by the Clayton County Board of Supervisors to a 5-year rotating term. The Conservation Board usually meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Osborne Conservation Center.

Board Photo

Board Members
Board Chair:
Board Vice-Chair : Gary Kregel of Guttenberg
Board Secretary: Larry Stone of Elkader
Board Member: Marilyn Lenth of Postville
Board Member: Daryl Landsgard of St. Olaf

The Clayton County Conservation staff would like to thank our board members for volunteering their time to make Clayton County a better place to live and visit. View our 2016 Annual Report.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
6:00 pm, Osborne Conservation Center

Call to Order
Recognition of Guests
Agenda: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Minutes: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Claims: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Financial Report: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________

Old Business
1. CCCB Strategic Plan Intro. Meeting – Michelle Barness UERPC
2. Maintenance Shop
3. Budget FY18
a. Salary Scale
b. FY18 Salary Increase Comparison
c. Conservation Staff Discussion

New Business
1. Flood Project Update & Bids:
a. Above TRP 50’ ROW:
MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
b. Friedens Pre-Disaster Conditions: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
2. Dubuque Racing Association Letter of Support: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
3. Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Application(s) for 2021: MOTION__________,
Second__________: Vote__________

Upcoming Programs

March  14th Chad Graeve, Guiding Principles of Management Areas CCCB Board Mtg
March 18th Motor Motor 5K Motor Mill
April 28th Garlic Mustard Cookoff
June 2nd Disc Gold Tournament


Cooperative Agreement for Osterdock Access Improvement between Conservation and DNR signed 1.23.17
Pollock/Luster Signed Agreement with Iowa DOT for the Motor Mill Trail Project
Anderson was elected President of County Conservation Peace Officers Association
Harkrader, Slocum and Pollock submitted grant applications to CCFF, DRA, and UMGC (pre-app)
Luster and Kraus welcomed 65 visitors in January
Slocum and Harkrader presented 69 programs to 1135 youth and 143 adults
Mulford scheduled/met with vet for Animal Exhibit Inspection, checked parks, and worked on seasonal projects

Closed Session

Meeting Adjourned: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
Next meeting scheduled March 14, Osborne Conservation Center @ 6pm




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