WHITE BIRCH LAKES RECREATIONAL ASSOCIATION

 

MINUTES

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, SATURDAY DECEMBER 11TH 1999

 

CALL TO ORDER

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

†††† Linda Brabant moved to accept the minutes of the November 13th meeting as written.† Seconded by Pat Zakalowski. All in favor. Motion Carried.

TREASURERíS REPORT

†††† Income for November was stated as $9,796.19 with a YTD total of $272,224.71. Operating Expenses for November were $17,116.40 with a YTD total of $222,086.54. Cash on hand at the end of the month was $65,439.06. Roy Miller moved to accept the report. Don Kuester seconded the motion. All in favor. Carried.

PAYABLES APPROVAL

†††† Pat Zakalowski moved that we pay Decemberí bills as presented to the board. Seconded by Linda Brabant. Motion passed unanimously.

PRESIDENTíS REPORT

†††† Report given by President Gail White.

CORRESPONDENCE

†††† None.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE-

†††† Jay Farr, board liaison, reported on committee news. Update on Sled Hill and Skating Rink.

RESTRICTIONS COMMITTEE-

†††† Report given by Chairperson Ann Hobart.

ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE-

†††† Report given by Board Liaison, Linda Brabant.

CAMPGROUND COMMITTEE-

†††† Report given by liaison, Roy Miller.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE-

†††† Reported by chairman Gary Farnham.

CLUBHOUSE COMMITTEE-

†††† Pat Zakalowski , board liaison, reported on the upcoming purchase of new chairs for the clubhouse.

MANAGERíS REPORT

†††† Report given by Manager Tim Fall.† Discussed adopting a burn policy for White Birch. Clarified statement made in Newsletter concerning electric to trailers in campground during winter months.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

ACCESS CONTROL-

†††† Linda Brabant moved that we approve the Sentex Gated Access Control System supplied by Integrated Media Technologies.† Seconded by Don Kuester. President White opened the meeting for audience participation. Much discussion on the topic of a gated entrance ensued. A number of members spoke on the topic pro and con. The fact that White Birch has some back entrances that trespassers could use was brought up. After much discussion the board voted on the motion to approve the Gate Access Control. Linda Brabant, Don Kuester, Doug Bradley and Roy Miller voted aye. Pat Zakalowski and Jay Farr voted nay. Motion approved by a 4 to 2 vote.

COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR

††††† Charles Hastings, Lot #76, would like to see White Birch discourage people from using those back entrances to enter the property. Manager Fall stated that they will be working on getting those areas blocked. Frank Zakalowski, lot #1305, wants White Birch to enforce car owners to put their stickers on their vehicles.

NEW BUSINESS

†††† None.

ADJOURNMENT

†††† Linda Brabant moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Pat Zakalowski. Meeting adjourned at 9:55am. Next meeting will be Saturday January 8th 2000 at 9:00 at the White Birch Clubhouse.

 

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

 

MARGARET LAWSON

SEC/TREAS†† WBLRA