2020 — 01-07
Lake Zoar Authority
P.O. Box 931
Southbury, CT 06488
The regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority was held Tuesday January 7, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at the Southbury Town Hall.
Bob Mouchantat, Treasurer
Gary Fillion, Chairman
Ed Kusinski, Vice Chairman
Gary Fillion, chairman, called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
A motion to accept the minutes as read from the December 3, 2019 meeting was made by Bill May, seconded by Dick Speer; the motion was passed unanimously.
Correspondence and News Clippings:
Candlewood Lake Authority minutes were made available for review.
Bob Mouchantat, Treasurer, presented account balances. A motion to accept the Treasurers Report was made by Dick Speer, seconded by Bill May; the motion was passed unanimously
Marine Patrol Report:
Publicity/ Public Awareness:
Lesley Pires advised website has been updated with additional information. The Facebook page is also current. All commissioners are encouraged to solicit information/content.
Water Quality / Grants Report:
Gary Fillion advised the Annual Shoreline Management Plan meeting is scheduled for February; Gary will attending and possibly others. First Light has issued a Zebra Mussels report as well as invasive species.
Boats and Motors Report:
Dick Speer reported boats are stored for winter.
Coast Guard Auxiliary Report:
There may be some state grant monies available – Dick Speers and Gary Fillion to investigate.
Election of officers was done for the 3 expiring positions:
- Bob Mouchantat nominated Gary Fillion for Chairman; seconded by Bill May, elected unanimously
- Gary Fillion nominated Bob Mouchantat for Treasurer; seconded by John Downs, elected unanimously
- Bill May nominated Leslie Pires for Secretary; seconded by Bill May, elected unanimously
- Ed Kusinski continues as vice-chairman (term expires January 2021
The commission adjourned into Executive Session at 8:40 to discuss management of the lake patrol and returned to meeting at 8:50.
A motion to adjourn was made by Dick Speer, seconded by Herbert Garber, the motion was passed unanimously. Gary Fillion adjourned the meeting at 7:57 pm
Bob Mouchantat, treasurer
The minutes are not considered official until approved at the next regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority to be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Monroe Town Hall.