Upper Red Lake Area Association Meeting Minutes
LICENSE # 02724
December 20, 2016

I.Call to order
Patsy Petrowske called to order the regular meeting of the URLAA at 7:23 pm on December 20, 2016 at West Wind Resort.

II.Gambling Report
Gambling Manager, Tricia Krekelberg was absent thus the gambling report was unavailable. The gambling report for November and December 2016 will be presented to the board and members, by the new gambling manager Lisa Jaeger at the January 17th meeting. Her start date is January 1st, 2017.

III.Grants – five grants were on the agenda. Four were presented and one was a no-show. The association tabled all grant awards until after the gambling report becomes available.
a)Kaitlyn Jorgensen and Savannah Thibert requested $1000.00 to help pay tuition costs for the “Close-Up Kelliher Students” trip to Washington D.C. This is an educational program about how our Nations Government works. The cost per student is $1787.00 and ten students plan to attend.
b)Blackduck Robotics Team – no show
c)Justin Lundin and four students representing the “Kelliher Bog Bots” – robotics team, requested $2500.00. The funds will be used for things like transportation, marketing, robot parts and registration for events. Discussion
d)Clare Kupcho and student, Christina Lossing representing the Kelliher FCCLA requested $1000.00 to fund the Kelliher community garden. They want their school garden, which is planted by the K-6 grades, to become a community garden; where people can adopt a bed over the summer and take the harvest home. The funds will be used for dirt to fill the beds, lumber to build the beds and pea rock to make a trail in the garden.
e)Jim Schneider requested $600.00 on behalf of two Northome School Robotics Teams. The funds will be used to help pay the travel expenses for 11 students (two teams) who advanced to the Sectional Tournament. Discussion

President, Patsy Petrowske has approval to pay all four grants presented pending the gambling report.

  The Blackduck Robotics Team request was denied due to a no show. Motion was made by Jon Petrowske and seconded by Kellie Halvarson. Unanimous

 
IV.Approval of minutes from the last meeting
Motion was made by Bobbi Oen to accept the November minutes as presented. Seconded by Joe Corcoran. Unanimous

V.Treasurer’s Report
  Treasurer, Kellie Halvarson, presented the treasurers report. CD’s total $12,383.43. The balance of the checking and savings accounts is $19,335.41. Motion to accept as presented was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Bobbi Oen. Unanimous

 
VI.New Members--none

VII.Old Business--none

VIII.New Business
a)Jon Petrowske briefed the association on the highlights of the Red Lake Fisheries Technical Committee meeting he attended, December 7, 2016. Discussion followed 
b)Newsletter completed.

  
IX.Next meeting January 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

X.Adjournment
  Motion was made by Joe Corcoran and seconded by Jo Ann Erickson to adjourn. Unanimous
   

Minutes respectfully submitted by: Secretary Ann Westphall.





Please feel free to read through minutes of the Upper Red Lake Area Association most recent meeting and look below at some of the great things that have been done to promote and enhance the Upper Red Lake Area, the economic, commercial, and social interests of its inhabitants.  

Please check the EVENTS page to see the next months meeting agenda as it becomes available, new and old business to be discussed in the Upper Red Lake Area . 

​Meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM

Upper Red Lake Area Association 
Monthly Minutes & Grant Information

President- Patsy Petrowske
Vice President- Todd Mortenson
Secretary- Ann Westphall
Treasurer-  Kellie Halverson

Board of Directors
Tim Waldo
Jon Petrowske
Kevin Waldo
Tari Nelson
JoAnn Erickson

GRANTS PAID 2014
  • KHS Community Scholarship$1000
  • Kelliher First Responders$3000
  • Lost River Trails Snowmobile Club$1750
  • KHS Junior Prom$500
  • Kelliher Old School Library$1000
  • KHS Trap Club$500
  • Northome Post Prom$300
  • Needs Grants (3) $1500
  • Northome PTO Easter Egg Hunt$400
  • Kelliher Bone Builders$469.23
  • LSS Senior Nutrution$1500
  • Kelliher Firearm Safety$300
  • KHS Yearbook$1000
  • Big Bog Recreation Day$480
  • KHS FCCLA Leadership Trip$1500
  • KHS BAseball Trip$500
  • North Beltrami Veterans Memorial$1000
  • Saum Community Club$1650
  • Shotlery Bethany Memorial Hall$3500
  • KHS Close Up Program$2000
  • KHS Mustang Basketball$500
  • KHS Hollowen Festival$650
  • DNR Fisheries$3000
  • Needs Grant$500
  • TOTAL GRANTS FOR 2014$33,499.23



GRANTS PAID 2013
  • KHS Yearbook$1000
  • LSS Senior Nutrion Program$3000
  • Kelliher Fire and Rescue$3000
  • KHS Junior Prom$500
  • KHS Community Scholarship$1000
  • Blackduck School Trap Shooting Team$500
  • Northern Beltrami Devoelopment$2500
  • KHS Football Camp$1000
  • Cornerstone Giving Tree$1500
  • North Beltrami Heritage Center $1200
  • Northhome/Kelliher Boys and Girls Basketball$2000
  • Kelliher/Northome Music Department$1000
  • Choice Therapy$1000
  • KHS FCCLA $1800
  • Blackduck Youth Hockey$200
  • Needs Grant$500
  • Blackduck Elementary Lego Robitics$700
  • First Responders$3000
  • Battle River 4H$1500
  • Big Bog Festival$3500
  • TOTAL GRANTS FOR 2013$30,400



GRANTS PAID 2012
  • Shotley Memorail Hall$2,600
  • Koochiching Rainy River District$400
  • Needs Grant$500
  • Northome School Easter$300
  • KHS Scholarship$1000
  • Kelliher Old School Library$1500
  • Kelliher All Star$280
  • KHS Prom$500
  • KHS Blood Drive$500
  • KHS FCCLA Easter Egg Hunt$300
  • KHS Firearms Safety $250
  • KHS Football Team$1000 
  • Kelliher Fire and Rescue $7000
  • KHS FCCLA$900
  • Saum Community Club$3000
  • Big Bog Recreation Day$440
  • Big Bog Festival$350
  • ATV Mud Run$1000
  • Needs Grant$500
  • Needs Grant$500
  • Waskish Softball Team$400
  • North Beltrami Heritage Center$1350
  • Waskish Pavillion Ball Park$1500
  • Needs Grant$500
  • Needs Grant $500
  • Kelliher Fall Festival$500
  • KHS Baseball Camp$1000
  • Kelliher First Responder $1000
  • North Beltrami Veterans Memorial$3000
  • TOTAL GRANTS FOR  2012$38,970


GRANTS PAID 2011

  • NORTHOME SCHOOL ROBOTICS ------------------------$500 
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL WINTER CLOTHING---------------$94.12
  • WASKISH TOWNSHIP-MUD RUN--------------------------$1000
  • MEDICAL NEEDS-----------------------------------------------$500
  • MEDICAL NEEDS-----------------------------------------------$500
  • CITY OF KELLIHER HERITAGE CENTER---------------$900
  • NORTHOME SCHOOL YEARBOOK---------------------- $300
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP-$1000
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-POST PROM------------------------$500
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-BASKETBALL CAMP------------$500
  • NORTHOME SCHOOL TRACK UNIFORMS------------$250
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL TRAP TEAM-------------------------$500
  • NORTHOME SCHOOL EASTER EGG HUNT-----------$300
  • MEDICAL NEEDS -----------------------------------------------$500
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL EASTER EGG HUNT--------------$300
  • CITY OF BLACKDUCK WOOD CARVERS--------------$500
  • CITY OF KELLIHER BIG BOG FESTIVAL-----------------$2500 
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-FCCLA---------------------------------$800
  • NORTHOME SCHOOL-DEFIBULATOR-------------------$335
  • SAUM COMMUNITY CLUB CENTENNIAL---------------$2000
  • CITY OF KELLIHER DISASTER TRAINING---------------$1000
  • LSS-SR. NUTRITION PROGRAM----------------------------$3500
  • WASKISH EMERGENCY SIREN----------------------------$1000
  • HORIZON HEALTH BONE BUILDERS---------------------$1000
  • MEDICAL NEED--------------------------------------------------$500   
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL--------------------$500
  • CITY OF KELLIHER BOY SCOUTS-------------------------$500
  • CITY OF KELLIHER COMMUNITY CENTER-------------$1000
  • WASKISH TOWNSHIP EMERGENCY SIREN-----------$1000
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL POSITIVE BEHAVIOR-------------$500
  • KELLIHER SCHOOL YEARBOOK--------------------------$1000

TOTAL GRANTS AWARDED 2011---------------------------$25,779.12  



GRANTS  PAID 2010

  • Blackduck Ambulance..................................................................................$3,000
  • City of Kelliher - Easter Egg Hunt...................................................................$150
  • City of Kelliher - GivingTree.........................................................................$1,000
  • City of Kelliher - Fire & Rescue E85 Training...............................................$500
  • City of Kelliher - N Belt Community Center................................................$1,000
  • City of Kelliher - Big Bog Festival...............................................................$4,500
  • Kelliher School - Clothing Fund......................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - Veterans Day......................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - Accelerated Reading.........................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - 5th Grade Trip.....................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - 6th Grade Trip.....................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School-Wood Duck Houses.............................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - Comm. Scholarship.........................................................$1,000
  • Kelliher School - Post Prom............................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - All Star Game......................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - Youth Firearm Training.......................................................$250
  • Kelliher School -Youth Football...................................................................$1,000
  • Kelliher School -Football Camp..................................................................$1,000
  • Kelliher School - FCCLA Trip.........................................................................$500
  • Kelliher School - Yearbook..........................................................................$1,000
  • Kelliher School - Second Step Program.......................................................$950
  • Kelliher School - Carnival................................................................................$500
  • Luthern Soc. Service - Sr. Nutrition.............................................................$3,000
  • Needs Grant ....................................................................................................$500
  • Needs Grant ....................................................................................................$500
  • Needs Grant.....................................................................................................$500
  • Needs Grant.....................................................................................................$500
  • Needs Grant.....................................................................................................$500
  • Northome School - Phy Ed Equipment .........................................................$500
  • Northome School - Basketball Camp.........................................................$1,000
  • Northome School Easter Egg Hunt................................................................$150
  • Northome School - 6th Grade Trip.................................................................$400
  • Northwest MN Foundation – Clinic.............................................................$,5000
  • Waskish Township - Mud Run Development.............................................$1,000
  • Waskish Township - Steel Bridge...............................................................$5,000

 TOTAL GRANTS$38,950


Grants Paid 2009

  • Kelliher School-Community Scholarship Grant..............................$1000.00
  • Kelliher School- Arts Grant ................................................................$450.00
  • Kelliher School -Arts Grant ................................................................$450.00
  • Kelliher School-Music Department Grant .........................................$500.00
  • Kelliher School FCCLA Grant ...........................................................$300.00
  • Kelliher School-Post Prom Grant ......................................................$500.00
  • Kelliher School-Change Lives Seminar ...........................................$500.00
  • Kelliher School-Halloween Carnival Grant .......................................$500.00
  • Kelliher School-Yearbook Grant ........................................................$320.00
  • City of Kelliher-Holiday Lights Grant ...............................................$3500.00
  • City of Kelliher-Giving Tree Grant .....................................................$500.00
  • City of Kelliher-Community Center Grant .......................................$1500.00
  • City of Kelliher- Heritage Center Grant...........................................$1200.00
  • City of Northome-jr Olympic Volleyball Grant ...................................$400.00
  • City Of Kelliher-Big Bog Days Grant...............................................$2500.00
  • Santas Mitten Maids-Kelliher Elves Grant .......................................$700.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$500.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$250.00
  • Special needs Grant……………….………………………...............$500.00
  • Senior Center Bemidji-Lets go Fishing Grant………….. …...........$250.00
  • Beltrami County- 4H-Poultry Team Grant .........................................$100.00
  • City of Squaw Lake-Take a Kid Fishing Grant.................................$250.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$500.00
  • Tip Program Grant...............................................................................$500.00
  • Northwest MN Foundation Clinic Grant...........................................$5000.00
  • Special needs Grant ...........................................................................$500.00
  • Ducks Unlimited Grant........................................................................$500.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$500.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$500.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$500.00
  • Lutheran Social Services-Senior Meal Grant.................................$2500.00
  • Waskish Township-Park Grant........................................................$3000.00
  • Shotley Township Trails Grant .........................................................$2500.00
  • Special Needs Grant...........................................................................$200.00

TOTAL GRANTS $33,370.00

Grants Paid 2008

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-IND.TECH. WOODUCK SHELTERS $236.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-COMM. ED YOUTH $500.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-IND-TECH WOOD WORKING $266.40

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL- SCHOLARSHIPS 1000.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-FOOTBALL SPEC. TEAM $1000.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-MULTI- FUNCTION CHAIRS $750.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-YOUTH ENVIROTHON $175.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-FCCLA $500.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-POST PROM $500.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-COMM. YOUTH BASEBALL $300.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOLS-RESPECT COMM. $500.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOLS-ENVIRONMENT-COMM. $500.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-CARNIVAL $500.00

  • KELLIHER SCHOOL-YEAR BOOK COMM. $320.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER-NORTH BELTRAMI COM. CENTER $1500.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER-RELAY FOR LIFE $300.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER-YOUTH DERBY $200.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER- UP NORTH DAYS $4500.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER-BIKE A THON $225.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER-FIRE DEPARTMENT $2000.00

  • CITY OF KELLIHER-AREA YOUTH $500.00

  • TURN IN POACHERS  $500.00

  • SPECIAL NEEDS GRANT $500.00 

  • SPECIAL NEEDS GRANT $500.00

  • CITY OF BLACKDUCK-WOODCARVERS SHOW GRANT $500.00

  • LSS-SR NUTRITION PROGRAM $2500.00

  • WASKISH TOWNSHIP-BIG BOG PROJECT $550.00

  • DUCKS UNLIMITED $500.00

  • WASKISH TOWNSHIP-BASEBALL FIELD BLEACHERS $1500.00

  • WASKISH TOWNSHIP-MULTI-USE TRAIL $1500.00

  • LOST RIVER TRAILS-EQUIP. UPGRADE $6000.00

  • LSS-SR. NUTRITION PROGRAM $3000.00

TOTAL $34,322.40

Grants Paid 2007

  • Kelliher School –Re Roofing Project- $10,000

  • Kelliher School- Community Scholarship- $1,000

  • Kelliher School-Sr. Class trip- $500

  • Kelliher School- Jr. Class prom post party-$500

  • Kelliher School-Big/Better/Faster/Stronger-$1500

  • Kelliher School-FCCLA-$500

  • Kelliher School-Serv Lear Project-$700

  • Kelliher School-Boys Sport Camp-$500

  • Kelliher School-Girls Sport Camp-$500

  • Kelliher School-Art Dept.-$500

  • Kelliher School-Ind. Tech-$700

  • City of Kelliher-Fitness Center- $3,000

  • City of Kelliher-Big Bog Fest-$4,500

  • City of Kelliher-D. Schuh Bike a Thon-$225

  • City of Kelliher-Heritage Center-$1,000

  • City of Kelliher- No. Belt. Comm. Center-$1,500

  • City of Kelliher- Fire Relief- $5,000

  • City of Kelliher- Fall Fest-$500

  • TIP Inc. $500

  • Mohs- Needs Grant-$250

  • Schultz-Needs Grant-$250

  • Northwest Foundation- $5,000

  • Waskish Township-Museum-$5,000

  • Blackduck Ambulance- $1,000

  • Cancer Walk-$500

  • Ducks Unlimited Chapter 230- $500

  • Gray-needs grant-$250

  • Santa Mitten Maids-$600

  • Lutheran Social Servvices-$2,500

  • Waskish Township/Softball fence-$3,000

  • Jeff Freyholtz-needs grant-$500

  • Crowson-needs grant-$250

  • City of Northome/Lakes Volleyball-$1,000