Lake Zoar Authority | 2018 — 12-04
The Lake Zoar Authority is a multi-town organization consisting of representatives from the four towns that border the lake - Monroe, Newtown, Oxford, and Southbury. The Lake Zoar Authority is tasked with the goals of improving water quality and promoting safe boating on the lake.
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2018 — 12-04

2018 — 12-04


P.O. Box 931

Southbury, CT 06488


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The regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority was held Tuesday, December, 4, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Oxford Town Hall, 486 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478.

Commissioners Present: Ed Kusinski, Vice Chairman  Bob Mouchantat, Treasurer  Mark Saksa  Bill May Dick Speer Herbert Garber John Downs

Absent: Gary Fillion, Jerry Isleib, Frank Cavallo


Ed Kusinski, Vice Chairman, called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm.


Secretary’s Report:

A motion to accept the minutes as read from the November 6, 2018 meeting was made by Bob Mouchantat, seconded by Herb Garber; the motion was passed unanimously.

Public Comments: None

Correspondence and News Clippings: None

Treasurer’s Report:

Bob Mouchantat, Treasurer, presented account balances and also indicated the Oxford Police bill and LZA insurances have been paid. A motion to accept the Treasurers Report was made by Bill May, seconded by Dick Speer; the motion was passed unanimously. Marine Patrol Report: There were no active patrols in November. Publicity/ Public Awareness: Bill May indicated a sample LZA website has been constructed. Content was requested so we can begin to place information on the site and format it accordingly. Water Quality / Grants Report: A paper copy of the Post Treatment Report for the August chemical weed treatment was circulated. It was agreed that a late summer treatment proved successful and a will be planned again for the 2019 season. Boats and Motors Report: Dick Speer acknowledged both boats have been winterized and are shrink wrapped for seasonal storage at Beacon Point Marina. Coast Guard Auxiliary Report: No report Grants: There was discussion suggesting when grant applications are completed for 2019 we include a requested amount that will financially support a second chemical weed treatment. Communication/Alert System: No report Unfinished Business: Bob Mouchantat, Treasurer, presented the LZA Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 A motion to accept the budget was made by Ed Kusinski, seconded by Dick Speer; the motion was passed unanimously. New Business The proposed LZA annual meeting schedule was circulated. Changes were made for the months of July and August which move the meetings to the first Monday of those months. A motion to accept the 2019 meeting schedule was made by Bob Mouchantat, seconded by Dick Speer; the motion was passed unanimously. Adjournment A motion to adjourn was made by Dick Speer, seconded by Bill May; the motion was passed unanimously. Ed Kusinski, Vice Chairman, adjourned the meeting at 8:10 pm Respectfully submitted, Ed Kusinski – Vice Chairman The minutes are not considered official until approved at the next regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority to be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street, Southbury, CT 06488

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