Minutes of Interlachen Board Meeting
March 9, 2009
7:00 PM, Rieff Home
Present: Allen Johnson, Roger Keast, Curt Knight, Sue Myers, Lance Pattock, Erika Teyema, Mel Rieff
Excused: Bettianne Goetz, Jeff Townsend
Meeting called to Order 7pm
February minutes were amended to acknowledge there was vote taken to approve $1200 payment to BLIA for special assessment of easement property.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Lance Pattock
Scott Plaskill is the new park manager at Blue Lake County Park. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Lance has reserved the Blue Lake House for the annual meeting on Monday, April 13. This will be the 79th Annual Meeting.
VP: Roger Keast
Roger is still researching our insurance options. He is awaiting solid numbers and wants to be assured we are just insuring board members and common community properties.
TREASURERS REPORT: Mel Rieff
The audit is in progress. Everything appears to be in order. There is $20935 in the checking account. Monies collected in 2009 towards membership and boat fees total nearly $13,000 ($1,045 boat fees). 59 members have paid so far. Sue will re-invoice/send out a reminder. Mel reminded the board members that of the money in the checking account – $7143.37 is left from the monies collected from Blue Lake members for a special lake assessment. In 2009, the special assessment monies paid for the water fills and the new buoy at a cost of $2350.00.
CD Renewal — We currently have 11,150 in an ING savings account. It matured on 3.21.09. Washington Federal offers 2.75. This seems to be the best bet for a CD. The board decided to leave the decision for the next board in light of the checking account balance being drawn dawn to satisfy disbursement of Blue Lake specific funds to BLIA..
SECRETARY’S REPORT: Erika Teyema
First copy of the newsletter will be distributed this week.
Blue Lake Commissioner – Jeff Townsend
Jeff needs to draft proposed boat tower usage change.
Road and Parks Commissioner – Curt Knight
Curt discussed the improvement in the dog droppings situation and thanked owners for cleaning up after their pets. The new shed on the park property needs a new dead bolt. It was broken again in a recent break-in attempt. No property was stolen. The Solar Bee lights were also discussed. Once we own them we can decide what we want to do about the lights. A request was made for a frost free water pipe at the Interlachen Park. Allen will ask Terry at the next meeting.
Membership – Sue Meyers
59 members have paid. Sue will send reminders. Boat fees have confused some people. A suggestion was made to just have one simple fee.
FLOPOA – Allen Johnson
No report – There has not been a FLOPOA meeting. The next IWPUD meeting is next Monday.
The website needs new pictures. Members can email Roger Keast recent pictures. email@example.com
The social committee is selling new shirts and flags. A flyer with all the options and pricing will be sent out with the annual meeting proxy. They will be available at the annual meeting.
Easter Egg Hunt – Sat. April 11th – 1:00pm
Any by-law changes will be tabled for the next annual meeting.
Tom Burns has three names for open board positions: Jeff Hauck, Emek or Ronni Golan, and Tammy Reynolds.
Blue Lake Improvement Association
BLIA has met every week. They are working to raise money for the Solar Bees, trying to write grants and go after money that is available right away, and also trying to achieve non-profit status. Their goal is to create a better lake and better shoreline.
There was lengthy discussion regarding the special assessment funds in the Interlachen account that were collected from Blue Lake residents. A motion was made to transfer identified funds from Blue Lake Specific Projects/Special Collections (in the amount of $7143.37) and 2009 Boat fees collected so far (in the amount of $1045 and all future 09 boat fee collections) to BLIA – with the understanding that BLIA is responsible for future lake expenses. The motion was seconded. Curt Knight and Sue Myers abstained from the vote (conflict of interest as they are BLIA members). The vote was passed unanimously.
The annual meeting will be Monday, April 13, at 6:30pm at the Blue Lake House.
Next meeting, SUNDAY, April 6th at 6:30pm at Sue Myers home. Remember to bring outlines of your reports.
NEW BUSINESS – Conducted Sunday, April 6th
(Present: Allen Johnson, Bettianne Goetz, Roger Keast, Curt Knight, Sue Myers, Lance Pattock, Erika Teyema, Jeff Townsend, Mel Rieff)
A motion to cancel the motion passed at the March meeting (to transfer identified funds from Blue Lake Specific Projects/Special Collections (in the amount of $7143.37) and 2009 Boat fees collected so far (in the amount of $1045 and all future 09 boat fee collections) to BLIA – with the understanding that BLIA is responsible for future lake expenses) was made by Erika Teyema and seconded by Curt Knight. BLIA is a new entity and presently not able to accept the responsibility of boat management and fees. They are also reluctant to take on that role as it may affect grant funding as well as the not for profit application. Sue Myers abstained from the vote. The motion to cancel the previous motion passed unanimously.
A new motion was made by Roger Keast to transfer the $7143.37 of excess funds collected from Blue Lake residents for Blue Lake Special Projects and lake fills to BLIA. The motion was seconded by Curt Knight. After much discussion regarding the possibility and responsibility of lake fills, Mel Rieff amended the new motion to transfer $6,000 of the excess funds collected from Blue Lake residents for Blue Lake Special Projects and lake fills to BLIA. The remainder of the excess monies will be saved for the possibility of a 2009 lake fill. Curt Knight seconded the amended motion. Sue Myers abstained from the vote and the amended motion passed unanimously.