WHITE BIRCH LAKES RECREATIONAL ASSOCIATION

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, SATURDAY, APRIL 8TH 2000

 

MINUTES

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

†††† President Gail White called the meeting to order at 9:00am. Present were 1st VP Pat Zakalowski, 2nd VP Jay Farr, Directors Linda Brabant, Roy Miller, Don Kuester and Doug Bradley. Also present were Manager Tim Fall and Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

†††† Linda Brabant moved to accept the minutes of Marchís meeting as written. Seconded by Jay Farr. All in favor. Motion carried.

TREASURERíS REPORT

Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson stated that income for the month of March was $149,148.71 and operating expenses were $33,324.38 leaving a balance on hand of $128,365.38.Don Kuester moved to accept the Treasurerís Report. Pat Zakalowski seconded the motion. All in favor. Carried.

PAYABLES APPROVAL

†††† Roy Miller moved that we pay the bills submitted to the board for payment in April. Seconded by Linda Brabant. Motion carried.unanimously.

PRESIDENTíS REPORT

†††President Gail White stated that we are planning to purchase a bike rack for the front gate. The manager is currently working on this item.

CORRESPONDENCE

†††† The manager stated that he has received some correspondence from members concerning the increase in assessments. Some people have been against the increase but the majority has been in favor of it.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

FUTURE COMMITTEE-

†††† Report given by Board Liaison, Jay Farr.

RESTRICTIONS REVISION COMMITTEE-

†††† Report given by Chairperson Ann Hobart.

ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE-

†††† Board Liaison, Linda Brabant reported.

CAMPGROUND COMMITTEE-

†††† Board Liaison, Roy Miller reported.

MANAGERíS REPORT

†††† Manager Tim Fall elaborated on his written report, for the board.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

INDEMNIFICATION-

†††† Linda Brabant moved that we accept the wording in the ďindemnification ď statement. Seconded by Jay Farr. Motion passed unanimously.

STORAGE FEE-

†††† A $25,00 storage fee had already been established a few years ago but had been waived as the area was in need of cleaning, upgrading and the removal of abandoned trailers. These problems have been cleared up. Re-establishing this fee would generate $2,000.00 a year for upkeep of the storage area. More expansion and a fence are planned for the future. Linda Brabant moved to reinstate the $25.00 fee at the storage area and earmark those funds to go to the upkeep of that area. Jay Farr seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously.

CAMPGROUND WINTER STORAGE FEE-

†††† The manager would like to see the $75.00 fee increased to store a trailer at the campground and at the same time discontinue the electric hookup fee for winter. The board needed to know how much more money this would generate for White Birch and if an increase would be worthwhile The manager will research this and come back to the next board meeting with some figures for discussion.

BURNING POLICY-

†††† After some discussion on this topic, Don Kuester moved that burning, other than in an approved fire pit, shall require a permit from the DNR and notification to the White Birch Office of that permit. Seconded by Pat Zakalowski. All in favor. Motion carried.

COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR

†††† Carold Roffe, lot #651, inquired about the number of lots paying assessments and the procedures used to collect back assessments and taxes.

†††† Mike Dalka, lot #467, wanted to go on record as wanting White Birch to revert to the original Covenants & Restriction as written by the developer, in which White Birch is zoned for single family dwelling houses only.

NEW BUSINESS

†††† None.

ADJOURNMENT

†††† Pat Zakalowski moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Linda Brabant. Meeting adjourned at 10:25am. Next meeting will be Saturday, May 13th 2000 at 9:00 am at the White Birch Clubhouse.

 

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBITTED

 

MARGARET E. LAWSON

SEC/TREAS††††† WBLRA