WHITE BIRCH LAKES RECREATIONAL ASSOCIATION

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, SATURDAY, OCT. 10TH 1998

 

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 Roy Miller, Linda Brabant, Don Kuester and Jay Farr. Also present were manager Tim Fall and Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

†††† President Gail White stated that the minutes of last monthís meeting should reflect that† the manager was directed by the board to get an opinion from our attorney concerning the contiguous lot policy. Don Kuester moved to accept Septemberís minutes† as changed. Seconded by Jay Farr. All in favor. Carried.

TREASURERíS REPORT

†††† Secretary/Treasurer Margaret Lawson stated that income for September was $34,446.24 with a YTD total of $157,784.13. Septemberís expenses were $24,496.98 with a YTD total of $187,264.32. Balance on hand at the end of September was $57,610.79. Pat Zakalowski moved to accept the Treasurerís Report. Seconded by Linda Brabant. All in favor. Carried.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE APPROVAL-

†††† The Sec/Treas. presented the bills to be paid for October to the board. Steve Bryant moved that those bills be paid. Pat Zakalowski seconded the motion. All in favor. Carried.

PRESIDENTS REPORT

†††† President White stated that the board had received a letter from Gunderman, lot #375, which she would like to put under New Business for discussion today.

CORRESPONDENCE

†††† The board received a letter from Roger Smith, lot #1236. This letter will be submitted as part of the records. As this letter is of a personal nature, the board decided to discuss this at special session of the board. The board will go into executive session immediately following the regular board meeting.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE-

†††† Board liaison, Linda Brabant reported on the Color Tour/Yard Sale event. Net profit $439.00. There was good volunteerism for this event. Billie Roffe and Fran Lombardo will chair the committee.

CAMPGROUND COMMITTEE-

†††† Roy Miller, liaison, reported on the propane situation. Working on possible spots for new storage area.

CLUBHOUSE COMMITTEE-

†††† Pat Zakalowski, liaison, stated the committee is looking into some possibilities for new flooring for the pool area.

MANAGERíS REPORT

†††† Report given by Manager Tim Fall. Reported on reduction in gate and pool hours. Campground† winter/storage is now sold out. New bids for weed control. He has contacted our attorney on contiguous lots and should have something in writing by next monthís meeting.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

CONTIGUOUS LOTS-

†††† Tabled till next monthís meeting pending written opinion from our attorney.

BERTHA LAKE-

†††† Item still pending. To be added to next monthís agenda.

COMMENTS FROM FLOOR

†††† A comment was made to have the leash law published in the Birch Bark. Too many lot owners are letting dogs and cats run loose and those cats are killing the birds at the feeders. Larry Franklin, lot #904, stated that the wild cats are living in the logs that were left by Consumers Power when they widened the pipeline. The board will look into the possibility of the removal of those logs.

NEW BUSINESS

GUNDERMAN LETTER-

†††† President White stated that the board has received a very well written letter from the Gundermans, lot#375. This letter has items in it that are pertinent to the Mission Statement . †She referred this letter to Jay Farrís committee.

ADJOURNMENT

†††† Steve Bryant moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Pat Zakalowski. Meeting adjourned at 9:40am. Next meeting will be Saturday November 14th at 9:00am at the White Birch Clubhouse.

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

 

 

MARGARET LAWSON

SEC/TREAS††† WBLRA