Honeoye Valley Association

HLWTF Meeting

  • November 03, 2016
  • 6:00 PM
  • Honeoye Library

The Honeoye Lake Watershed Task Force (HLWTF) fall meeting has been scheduled.

Honeoye Lake Watershed Task Force Meeting

Honeoye Public Library

Thursday November 3rd, 2016

6:00 PM

Privilege of the Floor - Limit 3 minutes each speaker

Approval of July 28th, 2016 minutes

Financial Report

Honeoye Lake Weed Harvesting Program Update – Betsy Landre, OCPD

2016 Season update

Shoreline Pick-up Barge update

2016 Yard Waste Composting Project Update –Betsy Landre, OCPD & Terry Gronwall, HLWTF

DEC WQIP Round 11 Honeoye Lake Restoration Project Update – PJ Emerick/M. Webster S&W

DEC WQIP Round 12 Inlet Restoration Project Update – PJ Emerick/M. Webster S&W

DEC WQIP Round 13 Mill Creek Streambank Stabilization Proposal – Emerick/Webster S&W

DEC Honeoye Lake Total Maximum Daily Load Project Update – Terry Gronwall, HLWTF

Target schedule - Draft TMDL Report Spring 2017 & Final TMDL Report Fall 2017

Climate change on shallow NYS lakes grant (Collaboration with Dr. Hairston Cornell)–B Gilman, FLCC & T Gronwall, HLWTF (Presentation update is last agenda item)

Ontario County Water Resource Council Funded Projects

Preliminary Study of the Role of Nitrogen in Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in the Finger Lakes (Honeoye Lake) ($2,000) – Roxanne Razavi, Finger Lakes Institute

- Sampling completed late September. Test results pending.

Sandy Bottom Park Natural Plant Garden ($1,684) – PJ Emerick, OCSWCD

- Second phase of natural shrub planting pending rip rap shoreline decision.

Electronic Macrophyte Mapping Service for 2016 ($925) – Terry Gronwall, HLWTF

- Made three aquatic vegetation maps for our weed harvesting crew. Summer 2016

2016 HLWTF Projects

Educational Outreach Newsletter (Oct.) – T. Gronwall, HLWTF/E. Davey, OCSWCD

Collect lake water quality data May-October – T. Gronwall, HLWTF

Blue-green Algae sample collection for NYSDEC (Jun-Oct) – T. Gronwall

New Business

Approval to pay OCSWCD 3Q16 Services Invoices for $4,933.50

Climate change on shallow NYS lakes grant project presentation (Year 1) – Bruce Gilman, FLCC


Next Year’s (2017) HLWTF Meeting schedule:

January 26th, April 27th, July 27th, October 26th at 6 PM at Honeoye Public Library

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