August LID meeting minutes attached

Minutes of the August 2023 Big Swan Lake Improvement District (LID) meeting are attached. Included in the LID minutes is a recap of recent Lake Improvement Association activity. President Joan Ganley explained the roles of both organizations at the Association’s brief followup meeting, where no new business was introduced. LID fall 2023 meeting minutes pdf

Big Swan Lake organizations serve you!

The following attachment describes how Big Swan Lake’s two improvement associations serve you with separate but coordinated functions. A list of upcoming projects require assistance from both organizations. They could use your help! THE BIG SWAN LAKE ORGANIZATIONS ARE WORKING FOR YOU    

Big Swan Lake Phosphorus Reduction Plan by consultant Steve Henry

The attached technical calculations reflect results of lake water quality sampling done by consultant Steve Henry during the last year. They outline proposed Alum treatment areas on Big Swan, current mass of releasable phosphorus in those areas, expected reductions from the alum treatment and how those reductions line up with the TMD prescribed reductions to […]

2023 spring meeting minutes are attached

Following are the minutes of the 2023 spring meeting of the Big Swan Lake Association of Todd County held June 10. Click on the attachment to open the PDF. Big Swan Lake Association Spring Meeting 2023 Minutes (1)

Association meeting set for June 10

Following is the agenda for the spring meeting of the Big Swan Lake Improvement Association, scheduled at a new date and time. This meeting is important for the future of the organization that is crucial to new and continuing lake quality projects. spring 2023 association agenda

Consultant takes winter soil samples

Lake consultant Steve Henry from RMB Labs, escorted on snowmobile by Lee Daly of the Big Swan Lake Improvement District’s TMDL committee, took additional soil samples from around the lake’s Schwanke Creek entry point on Jan. 9. Henry took three samples through the ice from the stream channel where it passes through heavy cattail cover. […]

Soil sampling along lake inlet stream

On Monday, Oct. 17 lake consultant Steve Henry from RMB Environmental Labs and LID board member Lee Daly took solid samples on both sides of Schwanke Creek just east of Highway 287 and in an adjacent cattail area. Another board member, Al Leinen, gained permission from land owner Lois Thielen to access the field off […]

Association meeting minutes added

The Aug. 27 meeting minutes of the lake association have been added to the web site to go along with the already-published LID meeting minutes from the same day. The latest association minutes follow. Big Swan Lake Association Fall Meeting 2022 Minutes pdf

LID meeting minutes attached

Minutes from the Aug. 27 meeting of the Big Swan Lake Improvement District (LID) are attached. 2022 August LID meeting minutes

RMB releases updated lake quality report

Lake consultant Steve Henry of RMB Environmental Labs will present his report and recommendations concerning Big Swan Lake at the Lake Improvement District (LID) meeting this Saturday, Aug. 27, starting at 9 a.m. at the Hub Supper Club. Henry’s full report is attached; the final four pages summarize his findings and recommendations.   Big_Swan_August10_2022