BOARD MEETING MINUTES
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Gary Harpster, Bruce Jefferies, Nancy Noonan, Dick Mollner, Mark Dohn and Joanne Bronson.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Greg Walstrom and Randy Noonan.
There was no old business to discuss.
Greg Walstrom discussed the new web page for
Greg then presented reports from the Boating and Erosion committee. See reports in the addendum. Some of the suggestions from this committee will be put on the ballot for approval by the membership at the annual meeting.
Joanne brought up the road on
The Annual Meeting will be
There being no further business,
The next meeting will be held at Gary Hipster’s home
BOATING AND EROSION COMMITTEE SUMMARY
Purpose of Committee:
Determine committee responsibility
1. Review Current Rules and Regulations of Water Rules
2. Review Boating Practices
4. Gather information for Board of Directors
Review of Current Rules and Regulations
2 through 7 no changes suggested.
8. Needs to be addressed due to liability issues.
9 through 10 No changes suggested.
ll-12. Not enforceable as written and needs to be addressed.
13. Approved Boats:
- Pontoon boats are limited to maximum length of 24 ft. and/or
maximum dry weight of 2400 lbs. and motor 90 hp or less.
- Direct drive boats are limited to a maximum length of 22 ft. and/or maximum weight of 3200 lbs
- Power boats with outboard motors are limited to a maximum length of 22 ft. and/or a maximum dry weight of 3200 lbs and motor 140 hp or less.
- All boats cannot exceed the manufacturer specifications of capacity of persons on the boat.
- Direct drive and outboard boats must meet AWSA guidelines.
- No water sacks or devices to increase wake effect of boats.
- Watercraft excluded from use on the lake:
- 1. Personal Watercraft 5. Jet boats
- - Wave runners 6. Hovercrafts
- - Jet skis. 7. Airboats
- 2. V-Drives
- 3. Inboard/Outboards
- 4. Tritoons
BOATING SUMMARY CONTINUED
14. No changes suggested.
15. Only two powered boats per lot operating on the lake at the same time.
16. No changes suggested.
17. Remove as #13 now identifies unapproved boats.
18 through 22 No changes suggested.
COMMITTEE ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS:
Permanent Boat & Erosion Committee
Elect 4-5 people to serve on the committee
Term 2 years
- Annual review of guidelines
- Perform a survey and inspection of boats used on the lake
- Existing boats that do not meet guidelines will need to be identified
- Establish rules for grandfathering unapproved boats:
- Unapproved boats may not be transferred with the sale of a lot
- Unapproved boats cannot be replaced with another unap-proved boat
- Educate boat owners of proper operation
- Enforce and record completion of Boating Safety Course
- Establish citations for those not following the Boating Rules
- Any new boats must be inspected and approved by the boating committee prior to being placed in the lake
- Size of watercraft
- Watercraft activity on the lake
- Elevation of water level
- Composition of shoreline
- Snow melt
- Limits to size of watercrafts
- Boat committee has guidelines for size of watercrafts
- Control watercraft activity level during high water levels
- Determine lake water level fluctuation for erosion control
- Install 6 measurement sticks at various points around lake
- Check measurements for one year
- Determine high water level – HWL
- Determine low water level – LWL
- Determine average water level – AWL
- AWL to HWL is optimum area for shoreline amendment
- Perform shoreline survey
- Collect survey information to classify shoreline composition
- Determine shoreline sensitivity level
- Create short term plan for most sensitive shoreline area
- Create intermediate plan for moderate sensitive shoreline
- Create long term plan for maintenance of all shoreline
- Educate homeowners and boaters of purpose of committee activity
- Educate boaters of ways to reduce shoreline erosion
There are lots of options and information for solving shoreline erosion. Government agencies and municipalities have successful guidelines to use as a reference. Addressing the issues will decrease overall expense and pre- serve lake quality and property value.