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
Board Member: Pam Vaske of Strawberry Point

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, April 11, 2017
6:00pm, 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. Michelle Barness- Introduction to 5-year Plan Update Process
2. Eno Property Update-INHF Proposal
3. Budget FY18 Discussion
a. Salary Scale
b. FY18 Salary Increase Comparison
c. Asset Inventory Replacement Schedule

New Business
1. Payroll Changes Effective March 28th & April 28th: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________
2. RFP for Moisture Problem in Osborne Center
3. Authorize Chair to Sign- TRRC/Mediacom Contract
: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________Upcoming

Upcoming Programs/Events

  • April 13th – Shop Bids Due
  • April 17th – Shop Letting
  • April 28th – Garlic Mustard Cook Off
  • June 2nd – Disc Golf Tournament

Harkrader and Pollock attended the Silos & Smokestacks Annual Mtg representing Motor Mill
Slocum received notice of Grant Award from Iowa Native Plant Society for Youth Conservation Corp Program
Harkrader grant award notice for Silos & Smokestacks Intern Grant and Clayton County Foundation for the Future Grant
Kraus and Luster welcomed 179 individuals to the Osborne Conservation Center in March
Slocum and Harkrader presented 102 programs to 1,993 youth and 207 adults for 67.5 group hours
Mulford woke up the bear, conducted regular maintenance and chores, and handled several specialty projects
Anderson responded to Motor Mill vandalism and provided report, attended and lead trainings

Closed Session
Meeting Adjourned: MOTION__________, Second__________: Vote__________

Next meeting scheduled May 9, Osborne Conservation Center @ 6pm





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