Board members in attendance: Jon Anderson, Meryl Cook, Randy Freel, Fred Mueller, Greg Skinner
Topics of Discussion:
- Jon Anderson appointed to BOD to fill balance of Dennis Wieckert’s term as treasurer, approved by unanimous vote.
- Finance discussion included consolidation of certain accounts, state of reserve accounts, and state of current dues collection and past due accounts. For aged accounts over 120 days and over $500, Norton agrees to send a letter of intent to file a lien, then if not paid in 30 days the lien will be filed.
- Income primarily includes assessments and special assessments, in addition are ARB fees, rental fees and fines. Reserve account is healthy for now but designated for roads. Road repairs this year have been approximately $54,000. We will face increasing costs as materials are increasing rapidly in cost.
- 2023 budgeting session scheduled for November 11, all committees will be requested in October to prepare their budgets for November meeting.
- Grounds & Facilities – Projects approved for balance of 2022 include dock repair to replace boards, cost around $1000 and resealing & restriping clubhouse parking lot to maintain the surface. Quote is $6500.
- Abandoned watercraft (unclaimed boats, kayaks and trailers) will be auctioned to community members on September 17 at 10:00 AM at the boat storage area. Norton sent blast email alerting members.
- Erosion control discussed, including possibly adding erosion subgroup to G&F and/or ARB, and contacting erosion specialist to act as consultant.
- Pool maintenance – resurfacing will have to be done next year due to deterioration, getting quotes.
- Will need to install more mailboxes next year for approx. $2000.
- Dam issues: Schnabel has applied for permits with the state that are necessary to begin repairs, waiting for response.
- Lake committee was approved per their budget for $2500 for a new fish species which the board must approve. Committee is starting a fishing club $100 initiation fee. Lake committee expectations were discussed including monitoring all factors affecting the lake. Potential dredging, lake chemicals, and new fish species are included, and require prior board approval as well.
- Steven Patrick, UGA ext agent, met with Randy Freel, Steve Dean and Tracy Adams to examine and discuss fish species, muskrats, study of lake quality, liming needs, erosion control etc.
- ARB update included current builds and issues, lot clearing, identifiable road damage, and fine process. ARB is creating new forms, programs and processes to improve communication and build process.
Submitted by Meryl Cook, Secretary __