November 5, 2007
7:00 PM, Rieff House
Present: Bettianne Goetz, Curt Knight, Joe Horton, Sue Meyers, Lance Pattock, Mel Rieff, Erika Teyema
Meeting called to Order 7:00pm
September minutes tabled to the next meeting.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Mel Rieff
Mel reported that he is getting a quote from Matt Barnett for general liability insurance. A motion to pay the Board/Officers liability insurance to Lloyd Purdy at Hartford Insurance was passed unanimously.
Current Balance – $23,196.30
ING Direct CD – $10,400.00
Blue Lake Commissioner – Joe Horton
A letter will be sent to Metro re: keeping communication open and sharing information to improve water quality and take full advantage of our opportunity with Solar Bee. We will also be requesting a series of meetings with Metro to discuss concerns, particularly the wakeboard tournament and Portland’s stress on our aquifers. A suggestion was made by the board to copy Portland City Water Department.
Road and Parks Commissioner – Curt Knight Interim
Patching was done on some of the roads and some extra shoulders were built. The bill is to come. It is expected to be under $1,000 (far below what membership approved $4,000 at Annual Meeting). The board also unanimously passed a motion to pay $200 for gravel work.
Membership – Sue Meyers
We currently have 101 members. Membership packets and welcome letters are being delivered to new residents. The phone list to be distributed at the annual meeting will include all 2007 paid members. All 2008 invoices/billing will go out in January to be paid by the annual meeting.
Social – Bettianne Goetz
Caroling Party will be on December 18. The starting location is yet to be determined, but will end at the Marking home. A volunteer to act as Santa for Santa on Interlachen Lane is needed. The date for that event will be announced.
We need to find out who is on the nominating committee. The positions up for election this year are Secretary, FLOPOA, and Blue Lake Commissioner.
The abandoned cars were discussed. Lance will be calling the Abandoned Vehicle Hotline and Erika will follow up with Nuisance Control.
The board authorized the Secretary (Erika) to order 1000 new envelopes in preparation for invoices and annual meeting mailings.
The budget format was discussed. Ideas for the annual meeting included separating annual budget items and long term budget items as well as putting the budget in an easier to follow format.
A suggestion was made to have John Anderson and/or Craig Spaulding speak at the annual meeting regarding the new industry coming into the Columbia-Cascade River District, specifically at the old Reynolds Metals/ALCOA site. Fed Ex is one of many. We need to continue to be diligent so this development does not affect our livability. We all should also be observant of happenings at the Fairview and Troutdale City Councils.
Next meeting will be December 3 at 7pm at Curt Knight’s home.