Meeting Minutes of
CALL TO ORDER
President Todd Graham called the meeting to order at . Present were 2nd Vice President Marv Richardson, Directors Bob Adair, Chuck Bailey, Larry Franklin and Scott Hayer and Manager Tim Fall. Tom Dorcey was excused.
The meeting opened with a salute to the flag and a prayer.
*See Comments from the Floor
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Larry Franklin moved to approve the minutes as written. Seconded by Marv Richardson. Motion carried.
For the month of August the Treasurer reported income of
$20,234.74 and expenses of $35,735.59.
Cash on hand at
The President announced the following appointments for Chairmen/Chairladies of the Committees as follows: Bob Vonderheid, Chairman, Future Planning Committee, Barb Adair and Phyllis Willoughby, Co-Chairladies, Activities Committee, Shirley Brandt, Chairlady, Hospitality Committee, Fred Witchell, Chairman, Campground and Lakes, and Ron Tagg, Chairman, Environmental Protection Committee.
Statistics regarding the growth of the White Birch Website - since July 23rd there have been 325 hits and 90 members who have registered and placed their email address on file. He encourages members to go to whitebirch.org and take a moment to register their email address. This would increase the opportunity for better communication here in White Birch.
Correspondence was received regarding a boat rack at
CAMPGROUND AND LAKES COMMITTEE - Chairman Fred Witchell reported there had been good attendance at the Labor Day party at the pavilion. He estimated that they fed approximately 250 persons. Many members remained in attendance until closing time. They are planning another party next year.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION COMMITTEE - Reporting for the Committee was Chick Witchell with the following: Lot Improvement Applications were approved for 1 addition to a house, a ramp, 3 drives and 3 new residences. There are 4 residence approvals pending. At this time there are 260 houses. Rules regarding signs limits number of signs to one per lot and construction signs must be removed upon completion at a site.
FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE - Chairman Bob Vonderheid reported no activity at this time. A meeting is being held directly following the Board Meeting.
At this time the Manager would like to express his
appreciation to all the volunteers for the substantial difference their
contributions have made to White Birch Lakes.
A special thanks goes to Fred & Chick Witchell for not only their great contribution to the
Association but also for their help to so many of the members or anyone who has
needed assistance. No matter how big or
small the task, they are here daily to assist. They are applauded by the group in
attendance. Please remember the benefit
dinner tonight for the Rouston family. If you cannot attend, donations are
welcome. Thursday, Sept 19, beginning
here at the clubhouse at , is the last US10 highway cleanup and volunteers are
needed. Immediately afterward, lunch is
served at the clubhouse for those volunteers.
The location of the handicapped ramp is marked and excavation is expected
to be done next week (W.E. 9-21) and once again Fred Witchell
and Marv Frayer have
volunteered to do the concrete work.
Anyone interested in helping, please see Fred. The pool table, which purchase was authorized
several months ago, has arrived. Boat
racks have been completed at White Birch Lake and will be built at
Bob Adair requested a decision regarding the issue of alcoholic beverages. The policy is that at any White Birch sponsored event there is to be no alcohol. Information is to be published in the Birch Bark.
COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR
*Prior to the first agenda item, Sal Scozzari,
Discussion followed concerning the entering of ORV's across from the J & D Market. She also requested that anyone with suggestions for activities present them to the Activities Committee.
Marv Richardson brought forward
the need for a financially sound plan for future development and presented the
motion: Whereas financial stability is
paramount to a strong future for White Birch Lakes Association, I move that the
Manager be directed to pay to the Development Fund an amount of $1,000 per
month through Accounts Payable. Seconded by Scott Hayer. Motion carried. This transaction is effective September
2002. A proposal has been submitted for
surveying the property lines on north and west sides of
Marv Richardson made the motion to adjourn. Seconded by Bob Adair. Motion carried.