BOARD MEETING MINUTES – JUNE 29, 2010

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT – GARY HARPSTER, NANCY NOONAN, BRUCE JEFFERIES, DON JEWELL, DICK MOLLNER AND JOANNE BRONSON, MARK DOHN WAS UNABLE TO MAKE IT.

 NO MEMBERS PRESENT

PRESIDENT GARY HARPSTER CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

NANCY NOONAN MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM MAY 22, 2010,  BRUCE JEFFERIES SECONDED THE MOTION AND THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 GARY DISCUSSED THE POTENTIAL NEED FOR DREDGING THE LAKE NEAR THE SHORES AT SOME POINT IN TIME.  HE RECOMMENDED THAT WE INVESTIGATE WHAT TYPE OF EXPENSE THIS WOULD ENTAIL AND IF THERE WAS ANY INTEREST FROM OTHER MEMBERS.  HE RECOMMENDED A 5 YEAR PLAN TO RAISE THE MONEY.   DON JEWELL HAS VOLUNTEERED TO HELP IN RESEARCHING THE COST OF EQUIPMENT AND WHAT IT WOULD TAKE.

BRUCE JEFFERIES RECOMMENDED THAT WE LOOK AT OTHER LAKES IN THE SURROUNDING AREA AND IDENTIFY THEIR MEMBERSHIP DUES AND THEN CONSIDER RAISING OUR DUES TO BE MORE IN LINE WITH THE NORM.  MOST LAKES HAVE DUES OF $150 - $200.  THIS WOULD HELP COVER THE COST OF FIREWORKS IN A MORE EQUITABLE MANNER AND WOULD HELP IN RAISING THE MONEY NEEDED FOR IMPROVE- MENTS.  GARY VOLUNTEERED TO RESEARCH THE DUES OF LAKES IN THE SURROUNDING AREA AND REPORT BACK AT THE NEXT MEETING.

 JOANNE BRONSON NOTIFIED THE BOARD THAT GREG WALSTROM HAS DONATED A LAPTOP COMPUTER FOR USE BY THE MIDDLE ISAND LAKE SECRECTARY.  THE BOARD WISHES TO EXTEND A HUGE THANK YOU TO GREG. 

JOANNE ALSO ASKED THAT THE BOARD RECOGNIZE JOLENE JEFFERIES FOR ALL THE WORK SHE HAS DONE TYPING AND FINISHING UP BOTH THE NEW MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY AND THE NEW BYLAWS AND RULES AND REGULATIONS.  OUR GOAL IS TO GET EVERY MEMBER HOME A CURRENT COPY OF ALL OF THESE DOCUMENTS IN THE COMING WEEKS.

BRUCE REPORTED THAT THE FISH COMMITTEE HAS MET ONCE AND CON- SISTS OF TOM VISTY, GREG WALSTROM, ROGER OTHING, MARK DOHN AND BRUCE.  ROGER IS WORKING WITH A REPRESENTATIVE FROM  THE STATE TO COME UP WITH A 5 YEAR PLAN FOR STOCKING THE LAKE AND MAINTAINING A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.  BRUCE IS WORKING WITH  ROB FROM GAME AND PARKS FOR HIS 5 YEAR RE- COMMENDATIONS ON A 5 YEAR PLAN AND THEN THEY WILL GET TO- GETHER TO COMPARE THE PLANS AND BRING THEIR RECOMMENDA- TIONS TO THE BOARD FOR CONSIDERATION.

 GARY DISCUSSED FORMATION OF A SAFETY COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS RULE VIOLATIONS BY BOATERS, 4 – WHEELERS ETC.

JOANNE MADE A MOTION TO FORM THIS COMMITTEE, NANCY NOONAN SECONDED THE MOTION AND GARY AND DICK VOLUN- TEERED TO SERVE ON THE COMMITTEE.  THIS COMMITTEE WILL ALSO LOOK AT A WAY TO IDENTIFY RESIDENTS’ BOATS SO WE CAN IDENTI- FY NONMEMBER BOATERS MORE EASILY.  THIS COMMITTEE WILL ALSO ADDRESS MANAGING BOATING VIOLATIONS, MOTORIZED VEHI- CLE VIOLATIONS AND CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATIONS.  BRUCE MADE A MOTION TO APPOINT GARY CHAIRMAN OF THIS COMMITTEE, JOANNE SECONDED THE MOTION AND THE MOTION CARRIED UNANI-

MOUSLY.  GARY WILL APPROACH OTHER MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE COMMITTEE AND REPORT BACK AT OUR NEXT BOARD MEETING.

 ROBERT FOSTER (LOT 22) SENT A LETTER PROPOSING THAT THE BOARD APPROACH WESTERN SAND AND GRAVEL ABOUT MORE EQUITABLE FLOOD CONTROL BETWEEN THE TWO LAKES.  NO DECI- SION WAS MADE AT THIS TIME AS TO THIS PROPOSAL. 

NANCY NOONAN MADE A MOTION TO GIVE MONEY FOR THE ROOT BEER FLOAT STATION RUN BY MIDDLE ISLAND MEMBERS ON JULY 4TH AT THE NORTH LAKE PARADE.  DICK SECONDED THE MOTION AND THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.  BEAUTIFICATION OF THE MIDDLE ISLAND SIGN WAS ALSO DISCUSSED.  GARY WILL CHECK WITH BUNNY SHRUNK AS TO THE MONEY LEFT OVER FROM THE BEAUTI- FICATION COMMITTEE THAT WAS PROMISED TO THE SIGN. 

 BRUCE ANNOUNCED THAT THEY WILL BE HAVING A ‘FROG FESTIVAL’ AT THEIR HOUSE ON JULY 10TH WITH MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

 WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS, DON MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN, BRUCE SECONDED THE MOTION AND GARY ADJOURNED THE MEETING.

 THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE AT GARY HARPSTER’S HOME, LOT #19 ON JULY 27, 2010 AT 7:30 P. M.   ALL MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

 

SUBMITTED BY :

JOANNE BRONSON, SECRETARY