Silver Lake Protection Association

Kenosha County, Wisconsin

A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature.–Henry David Thoreau

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Vice President:

Bill Erb

John Coffey

Dave Zyer

Kyle Grumbeck


Michelle Cullen


Karen Erb

Please remember to inspect and clean your watercraft to prevent the spread of weeds.  It is our goal to preserve Silver Lake as an environmentally healthy lake and to educate all members to be responsible for the use of this irreplaceable resource.

Membership Requirements

Any person, eighteen (18) years of age and over, qualifies for membership in the Silver Lake Protection Association.  

You NEED the Association and the Association NEEDS YOU!

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In numbers there is strength!!  Send donations to:

Silver Lake Protection Association

P.O. Box 165

Silver Lake, WI 53170

Silver Lake Protection Association (SLPA)’s affairs are governed by a Board of Directors,  

Our objectives are:

To protect our valuable lake for the enjoyment of all

To improve and protect the environment of southeastern Wisconsin

To protect wildlife and its habitat

To prevent water pollution

To promote responsible zoning regulations

To promote water related safety regulations

To work for adequate sanitary codes and police protection

To cooperate with the Town Board of Salem and the Village of Silver Lake in any action which will benefit all property owners

To keep members informed on taxation and other pertinent matters

To plan meetings and social activities for the benefit and enjoyment of its members

Click here to read  the minutes of the Sept. 5, 2012 meeting.

Click here to read the minutes of the informational meeting April 3, 2013.

Click here to read  the minutes of the annual meeting July 13, 2013

Click here to read  the minutes of the annual meeting July 12, 2014

Click here to  the July 11, 2015 Annual Meeting Minutes

Click here to read  the July 16, 2016 Minutes

Click here to read the minutes of the July 29, 2017 meeting.

Click here to read the minutes of the July 28, 2018 meeting.

Click here to read the summary financial report 2018.

Click here to read the minutes of the July 20, 2019 Annual Meeting.

Click here to read the minutes of the July 28, 2020 Annual Meeting.

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Please download and read the documents that have been submitted to the state in regard to our treatment plan:

Silver Lake Proposed Treatment 2013

Silver Lake 2013 Large Scale Permit Application

Silver Lake 2013 Permit Application

Aquatic Plant Management Plan

2015 Approved Permit Application

"Aquatic Plant Management Treatment Record"

Silver Lake Protection Association has formed a committee to investigate the possibility and process involved in forming a public inland lake protection and rehabilitation district.  We invite you to read the document provided by the State of Wisconsin concerning this process.  Please click here to download the pdf that explains what a Lake District is, how it is formed, and what we would have to do to ensure the future health of Silver Lake.

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Blue Green questions and answers

Keeping Your Pet Safe Brochure

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We would like our members to visit the U. W. Stevens Point Extension website to better understand how and why it is so important to manage our lake.  It is not just about getting rid of weeds.

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2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Conventi​on ARCHIVE

Eek! Zebra Mussels

A meeting was held on Mar. 26, at the Salem Town Hall.  Stantec Corp. presented an extensive slide presentation of the 2015 Sonar Treatment Plan .  Mr Mark Kordus, our Project Manager traveled all the was from Stevens Point to bring us the information.  That slide show is presented here.  Unfortunately, you had to BE THERE to hear his presentation to get the full effect.  But we thank him for sharing his presentation on this website!

Click here for the 2015 Sonar Treatment Plan

Click here for the discussion 2015 Herbicide Permit Application

Thank you to all that attended the Annual Meeting at the Copper Bottom Gar and Grill on July 18, 2020.  There were almost 50 in attendance, including the village president and administrator.

Please see the minutes of the meeting.

Read the 2019

Silver Lake Aquatic Plant

Survey Report