WHITE BIRCH LAKES RECREATIONAL ASSOCIATION
BOARD MEETING MINUTES, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH 1999
1st VP Pat Zakalowski called the meeting to order at 9:00am. Present were directors, Roy Miller, Linda Brabant, Don Kuester, Jay Farr and Doug Bradley. Also present were Manager Tim Fall and Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson. President Gail White was unable to attend the meeting.
Doug Bradley moved to accept the minutes of August’s meeting. Seconded by Roy Miller. All in favor. Carried.
August income was $26,918.85 with $230,379.88 YTD. August’s operating expenses were $45,639.90 with $168,031.52 YTD. Balance on hand at end of August was $77,649.25. Roy Miller moved to accept the financial statement as presented. Linda Brabant seconded. All in favor. Carried.
Linda Brabant moved that we pay the bills submitted for September. Don Kuester seconded. All in favor. Motion approved.
Manager Fall read a written report submitted by President White. Listed board committee assignments.
The manager received some letters, which he directed to the appropriate committees. Jay Farr stated he received some correspondence relating to the storage units. This item will be discussed under new business.
Linda Brabant reported. Committee needs chairperson for the upcoming year.
FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE-
Reported by Chairperson Joni Farr.
Chairperson Gary Farnham reported COVENANTS & RESTRICTIONS COMMITTEE -
Report given by chairperson, Ann Hobart.
Reported by Manager Fall.
Manager Tim Fall reported. Discussed, abandoned trailer removal, gate installation at maintenance area and fish stocking program.
Frank Zakalowski, lot #1305, asked if there is any extra money to accomplish some of the goals of the Future Planning Committee. The budget would have to be checked into to see where the money could come from. It was stated that the committee submits a proposal to the board for what they would like to do and it is up to the board to see if it is feasible and to come up with the monies needed.
This would utilize the established Maintenance Area for installation of storage units to benefit the membership. Jay Farr will set up a survey to see if the membership would be willing to use it. He will submit an estimate and proposal at the next board meeting.
PRIVATE SIGN PLACEMENT-
Manager Fall asked for board input on the placement of the “Private Property” sign at the entrance.
TWO TRAILERS PER LOT-
In 1995 a “Two trailers per lot” variance was granted with some restrictions. In 1997 it was rescinded after there was some abuse of that variance. This item has come up again. Roy Miller moved to table the item till next meeting. Roy Miller took his motion to table off the floor and moved that under special circumstances members may request a variance from the manager’s office to allow 1 additional camping unit per lot. Seconded by Linda Brabant. Linda moved an amendment to the motion to have it include all members, homeowner and camper. Roy Miller agreed to the amendment. Motion now reads, “ that under special circumstances members may request a variance from the manager’s office to allow 1 camping unit in addition to a home or camper per lot”. A vote was taken on the motion with Don Kuester, Linda Brabant, Roy Miller and Doug Bradley voting aye. Jay Farr voted nay. Motion passed by a 4 to 1 vote.
Linda Brabant moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Roy Miller. All in favor. Meeting adjourned at 10:35am. Next meeting will be Saturday October 9th 1999 at 9:00am at the White Birch Clubhouse.
MARGARET E. LAWSON