WHITE BIRCH LAKES RECREATIONAL ASSOCIATION
MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
SATURDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 1999
CALL TO ORDER
†††† President Gail White called the meeting to order at 9:00am. Present were 1st VP Pat Zakalowski, 2nd VP Steve Bryant, directors Linda Brabant, Roy Miller, Jay Farr and Don Kuester. Also present were Manager Tim Fall and Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
†††† Linda Brabant moved to accept the minutes as published. Seconded by Pat Zakalowski. All in favor. Carried.
††††† Report given by Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson. Income for December was $4,790.90 with $175,183.38 YTD. Expenses for December was $13,789.57 with a YTD total of† $228,198.81. The balance at the end of December was $34,075.55. Roy Miller moved to accept the Treasurers Report. Linda Brabant seconded the motion. All in favor. Carried.
APPROVAL OF PAYABLES
†††† Steve Braynt moved that we pay those bills designated for payment in January.† Seconded by Don Kuester. All in favor. Motion carried.
†††† Report given by President Gail White.
†††† Report given by Linda Brabant.
†††† Report given by Jay Farr.
†††† Report given by Gary Farnham. Committee received a request for Contiguous Lot Status for lot #525 owned by Pelfery. The lot meets all requirements. Steve Bryant moved to accept the request. Don Kuester seconded the motion. All in favor. Carried.
†††† Report given by Manager Tim Fall. Discussed the budget and the reduction of pool hours during the winter season.
COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR
†††† Fran Lombardo stated that she and Billie Roffe, activities committee chairpersons, wanted to thank all the volunteers for their hard work in making the Tree Trimming Party such a success.
†††† Ann Hobart addressed the proposed budget. She wanted some of the specific items explained to her.
† †††The board went over the proposed budget for 1999-2000.† The board discussed the possibility of having a future planning budget instead of a maintenance budget as much needs to be done in White Birch. The board discussed the possibility of setting up a contingency fund with the reserve amount of† $15,276.00 to cover equipment failure etc. Linda Brabant moved to set up a contingency account with the $15,276.00 Don Kuester seconded the motion. All in favor. Carried.
†††† Roy Miller moved to accept the total proposed budget with the contingency adjustment. Seconded by Steve Bryant for purposes of discussion. Steve Bryant felt that the $25.00 assessment increase was not enough to cover the things that need to be done in White Birch. Gail White agreed that we do need a lot of things done but we must move a little slower until we can show some accountability to the membership. A future plan for accountability will be set up and presented to the membership at the Annual Meeting.† A special meeting† is set† for February 13th, right after the regular board meeting, to discuss this. A vote was taken on the motion to accept the proposed budget with contingency adjustment. All in favor.† Motion carried.
†††† Don Kuester moved to adjourn the meeting. Pat Zakalowski seconded the motion. All in favor. Meeting adjourned at 10:50am. Next meeting will be Saturday February 13th at 9:00am at the White Birch Clubhouse.
MARGARET E. LAWSON