Badgerland League Meeting
Meeting minutes – 01/30/2011
Call Meeting to Order – Brian Langreck called the meeting to order
Roll Call – Athens-absent, Loyal-absent, Nekoosa-present, Spencer-present, CUDA-present,
Neillsville-present, Columbus-present, President-present, Vice-President-present, Secretary-absent,
Treasurer-present, League Commissioner-present, no Spirit Coordinator.
Secretary Report – None given
Treasurer Report - Approximately $8,800 in checking. Checks have been cut for scholarship money
to communities with Nekoosa and Columbus receiving their first ones. Athens will be eligible in 2015.
Team fees and scholarship money should be turned in at the June meeting. Tax Statements need to
be turned in to Kevin ASAP, but, no later than the middle of Feb. Kevin also recommended backing
off the team fee from $150 to $125 and possibly backing it off again dependant on where the
checkbook ends up.
Commissioner’s Report – Tabled for New Business
1. Academic awards discussion- Discussed different ideas for Academic awards from the league
including academic pins similar to our sportsmanship pins. No motions made. Communities will
be responsible for their awards with the league supplying the certificates on the website for use
by any community.
2. New Communities – Owen-Withee submitted their application to join the Badgerland League.
Discussion and question session was held. Motion by Spencer to accept Owen-Withee into
Badgerland League. Second by Columbus. All yes. Motion carried. Welcome Owen-Withee!
Discussion was also held about other communities that have expressed a possible interest
including Rosholt, Marathon, Stanley-Boyd, and Pittsville. Different members have had
conversations with members of these communities, but, that is all we have at this point.
1. Rule change recommendations: Punting rule change- Discussed no motion made to adopt.
Background check amendment- discussed, motion made by Columbus, second by Nekoosa
to approve. All yes. Motion carried. Executive decision amendment- discussed, motion made
by Columbus, second by Neillsville to approve. All yes. Motion carried. New rules will be added
to 2011 versions of by-laws.
2. Election of Officers- The positions up for election this year are president, treasurer, and
commissioner. Brian Langreck was the only nominee for president. All yes. Will serve two year
term. Scott Moseley offered to be nominee for treasurer. All yes. Will serve two year term.
Thank you to Kevin Schmitz for all of your hard work as treasurer for so many years! Todd
Hildebrandt accepted the only nomination for commissioner of the league. All yes. Will serve
one year term.
No non-agenda items
Next meeting 5:30 March 13th at Eagles Club