Business Plan

LMWCC Business Plan for 2018

ANNUAL EVENTS (on-going):

  • Bug Survey: Joyce Durdel and team, May date to be determined.
  • Quality Survey: Joyce Durdel and team, July date to be determined.
  • Private projects: Continue monitoring and assisting owners with the permitting process.
  • Membership: Pursue the mass mailings to riparian owners begun last year. Dale Downes is in charge of membership.
  • Mail renewal forms and letters to membership in December – Gordon Lewis
  • Annual Meeting: Scheduled for 9:30 AM, July 7, 2018 at Skinner Park, Irons.
    • Secure necessary permits, print raffle tickets, etc.
    • Procure raffle prizes and solicit donations for the auction.
  • Salmon-in-the-Classroom: LMWCC will continue supporting the program in the KND school system – Evelyn Furman
  • Newsletter: To be published and distributed twice a year — June/December. — David Spruance
  • SWAT: Joe Rogers heads the SWAT group keeping a clear navigational passageway on the length of the river.
  • Fundraising: Continue to explore fundraising options —
    • LMWCC signs and hats and T-shirts to be sold at the annual meeting.
    • Identify organizations as potential underwriters for projects.
    • Solicit businesses, organizations, and individuals to contribute to the annual fund raising event
  • Web Site: Make sure that all significant and current information is available on the Council’s web site. Encourage members to use the integrated Pay Pal account.



  • Complete the funding for and begin the removal of the Syers Creek dam.
  • Continue the stream-bank remediation program based on the CRA bank erosion survey of 2015.
  • Verify a steam section for another proposed channelization project, and working with CRA begin soliciting funds for the project.
  • Study the results of the TU woody debris and fish population survey completed in 2015 in an effort to target areas for improving fish habitat and populations.
  • Complete three fish habitat projects in section #3 of the TU woody debris survey using funds from a gift of the Jorgensen Family Foundation.
  • Continue the recruitment of river-front property owners to join the organization.
  • Closely monitor the development of the EPA and MDEQ approved comprehensive watershed management plan being completed by Networks Northwest.
  • Continue to analyze ways to improve the effectiveness of the annual meeting as the Council’s principle fund raiser.
  • In the event of the rewarding of a AHGP grant for the removal and use of dead and dying ash trees for habitat improvement and bank stabilization, select appropriate sites based on need and accessible material and complete the work as scheduled in the Grant Proposal document.