County Lands, Agriculture and Forestry Committee

 

Joseph Allen

Bernie Blackmore Chairman

Eugene Dawson

 

Minutes – October 1, 2007

Members Present:

 

Gene Dawson and Joe Allen

Members Absent:

 

Bernie Blackmore

Others Present:

 

Jack White, Pete Garwood and Mark Randolph

 

 

1.         Meeting called to order at 9:03 a.m. 

2.         Public Comment

 

None.

3.         Grass River Natural Area (GRNA) Non-Development Lease

 

Mark Randolph, Director of GRNA joined the meeting.  Mr. Randolph informed the Committee that the GRNA Board of Directors does not oppose the proposed non-developmental lease for the GRNA property.

4.          Memorandum of Understanding for the Sevald Property

                   The Committee thoroughly reviewed and discussed the proposed Memorandum of 
                   Understanding between the County and the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
                   (GTRLC).

                  

                   Motion by Joe Allen, supported by Gene Dawson, to recommend the Board of  
                   Commissioners approve the Memorandum of Understanding between County and the
                   Grand Travers Regional Land Conservancy for acquiring the Sevald Property.
                  

                   Motion Carried – Unanimous.

 

5.         Various Matters

 

The Committee discussed the boat launch issue currently being explored by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Meeting adjourned at 9:50 a.m.