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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April 18 Board Meeting Notes

BOARD MEETING NOTES... APRIL 18, 2017



Open Forum consisted of complaints about the shortened Savannah Oaks Clubhouse hours and allowed boat motor size (wanting larger motors allowed). The decision was made later in the evening to allow later hours if there are sufficient numbers of patrons to stay open. Larger boat motors were first not allowed at all, then it was decided they could be used here if they used only trolling motors, next if they went only at idle. Now they are wanting to go the speed limit. Do you see any pattern here? The current limit is 75 horse. The Outpost was discussed as well. An idea was put forth of ways of funding using donations, buy a brick, etc as sources. Long range planning was suggested since we no longer have a long range planning commission. Possible partnering with other entities in a regional plan.



The AQUA update indicated they are going for another rate increase. The filing will be for a 13% increase but they know going in this will not happen. (This is the way the game is played. They go in purposely high and the ruling body cuts it back, indicating how well they are watching out for the rate payers. It is a joke in my opinion.)



The dues reduction raffle drawing was held with 5 winners receiving a credit of $562.00 from their dues. The winners are Dave Rasonova, Placo, Tamera Wyman, Tyler Ramsey, and Frankie Sierra. CONGRATULATIONS!


Finance Commission reports our standing at the end of March is Operating Cash of $1,080,205.95, Operating Investments of $400,178.58, Reserve Investments $3,796,449.66. Total Investments $$4,196,628.24 and Total Cash $5,276,834.19.
We are currently under budgeted expense by $187,496.17 and over revenue budget $101,538.22, meaning we are “to the good” by $289,034.39 fiscal year to date.
Accounting adjustments for February equal $450.00. Write offs for the month are $86,045.04 (some year end accounts clean up)



Lake Management indicates Clarke Aquatics is still on schedule with starting the weed treatment the end of April or first of May. They found the Milfoil we have is a hybrid so we know what we are dealing with. In discussions with Joe Rush (biologist) it was determined we should also use a chelated copper solution to knock the algae from the weeds for better absorption of the chemicals used in the treatment. This will cost about another $2,500.00 but to get the weeds under control it will be a small price to pay.
The skimmer was picked up this Monday after repairs and maintenance. It will not be used for weed cutting at the present due to the upcoming chemical weed treatment. It will be used for algae removal as needed.
Egg addling started April 8th, with 8 nests found containing 33 eggs, meaning 33 less resident geese in the future. More discussion on invasive species affecting our lake and the importance of not allowing this to happen with boats coming back from other lakes carrying the material. A concept plan development is still in the planning stages, looking toward a vegitative plan to filter nitrates from the runoff before entering our lake. Tom Pinkowski Sr. is putting together plans for the Kid's Fishing Tournament. He is seeking donations of time and money needed to put on the event. Fish shocking is scheduled for the last week in April to see what our stocking needs will be for the upcoming year as well as the general health of our fishery.
There was much discussion on allowing higher horse motors to run at normal speed on our lake rather than just at idle. Research will continue on the topic and there will be further discussion at the May meeting.


Events tells us the Easter Bunny lunch went over well. Vino and Vintage already has 30 vendors signed up. There will be a volunteer sign up sheet at the next meeting. Kohls in Rockford and Machesney park have approved the event and if they get five volunteers from each store a $500.00 donation will be given from each. (Way to go Mary!) Fourth of July planning is starting with the band being selected and the fireworks contract being set.



The Rec. Commission says youth Karate numbers have been holding steady with the adult classes increasing. Pub Trivia had 19 participants.




The Roads Commission recommends contracting with Schmitt Engineering for services regarding some necessary culvert replacements. The proposed paving this season will be a 2" overlay Candlewick Drive from Briarcliff to Rockaway plus two patches and one overlay section on Candlewick Boulevard. Microsurfacing is set for to begin June 5th with the crackfill accomplished prior to the microsurfacing.



The Golf Course report indicates a pre-emergent crabgrass preventer has been applied to handle the problem we had with it last year. The course is looking good, a little wet, but very playable. Sand traps are smoothed and all is ready.



The Outpost rebuild was again discussed. Our General Manager wrote a series of simple questions that will be part of an on-line survey as well as published in our upcoming paper to get a handle on the preference of the property owners regarding how they would like to proceed with the project. The board reviewed the questions for non-biased framing and authorized the survey. The project if built with an added pavilion will go well over budget so before possibly proceeding it is important we have the P.O.s input.



New East Gate signage proposals were discussed. Information was received from Image Signs. Signs Now declined to give an estimate and ShawCraft asked for payment to design suggestions. The Image Signs information was passed along to the board for review. Image Signs constructed the Savannah Oaks sign. No action at this time but the board needs to be in the loop as we proceed. We expect to have a solid proposal at the next meeting.


Savannah Oaks clubhouse is now open with an new oven, painting finished, tile replaced, and all cleaned up for the new season. A new pizza will be tried this year that they say is comperable to Pizza Hut pizza. Men's league starts May 4th. May sixth will feature the first tournament. Ten a.m. Shotgun start, $25.00 entry fee. Two person scramble. May 25 will start youth league sign-ups with a tentative start date of June 8th. May 27th will be the Memorial Weekend tournament with another 2 person true alternate shot, $25.00 entry fee, and a nine a.m. shotgun start. New driving nets are planned for May purchase. Another attempt will be made to start a woman's league this year. Sign up sheet will be in the club house.



The Caledonia Road clean up is scheduled for April 25, next Tuesday. Want to help? Meet at the West gate at five p.m.
Candlewick Clean up Day will be April 29th (rain date the 30th) and help is always appreciated. Just show up at the rec center and we will have the bags and hopefully enough grabbers. Want to start Friday? The Rec Center will have what you need.


A resolution was passed funding the use of a copper chemical mix along with the proposed weed control chemicals to aid in absorption and better results.



A policy change allowing disabled folks to fish without a Candlewick permit had it's second reading and passed.



A resolution was passed retaining our current legal council for another year.



A resolution was passed regarding replacing the Pergola at the Rec Denter with what should be an almost maintenance free aluminum frame, vinyl exterior unit. This is a reserve funded item.



A resolution was passed to purchase a road shoulder retriever to be used in house with our ongoing roads projects. The retriever will help with the shouldering of the roads, diminishing the amount of water seeping under the roads causing damage. Funded from reserves.



A resolution was passed hiring Schmitt Engineering to handle engineering work for two culvert replacements. This is a reserves funded expense.



For any reading this and not understanding what reserves funding is, that term indicates monies have been added yearly to the replacement reserves fund to use to replace things we have already added as they wear our or need replacing. Your dues normally have already covered those expenses to a great degree or completely. It is planning ahead.




Be sure to watch for official minutes printed in your Candlewick Paper.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Just look at all of them!

Thanks to Barb Appelhans for the picture of a flock of pelicans. It seems there are more every year. I love living where there is so much wildlife.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Easter party fun at the Rec Center

Thank to Barb Appelhans for the great pictures. Looks like they had a lot of fun.
The Easter Bunny ( Gigi Burke)


Lots of music too!

Plenty of good food for all

FIND THOSE EGGS! Good turnout 

Saturday, April 1, 2017

POLAR PLUNGE CRAZY FOLKS.

Thank you Barb Appelhans for the pictures to share.  Ken


Bonfire and food, yes... 50 degree water I think not. That's just me though.


Monday, March 27, 2017

Congratulations Dandy Donut Lakeside


Click on the following link. Some serious work went into this event. Dan and Mary, this is the way to market our community!
Ken
http://lakesidemarketplace.dandydonuts.com/

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 Board meeting personal notes

BOARD MEETING NOTES... MARCH 21, 2017



Open Forum consisted of a gentleman who felt I had mis-characterized him during the annual meeting. If that was the case it was unintentional. Most of the rest was support for going with the $419,000 plus Outpost rebuild.



The AQUA update indicated not much new happening during the winter but they had money put away for manhole work in the areas we do our road project. Pat Wren gave the report.



New officers were elected. The results follow...
President Ken Dillenburg
Vice President Rich Witt
Treasurer Jeff Lutzow
Secretary Randy Budreau
Randy Budreau was appointed to the ECC as a new member.


Finance Commission reports our standing at the end of January is Operating Cash of $1,040,865.57, Operating Investments of $399,593.84, Reserve Investments $3,804,751.75. Total Investments $4,204,345.59 and Total Cash $5,245,211.16.
We are currently under budgeted expense by $174,575.44 and over revenue budget $87,298.89, meaning we are “to the good” by $261,874.33 fiscal year to date.
Accounting adjustments for February equal $92.86. Write offs for the month are $69,738.16 for the Boone County owned lots.



Lake Management had a presentation from Clarke Aquatics about the upcoming Milfoil treatment plan. This as well as the skimmer update can be found on this blog down a couple posts. Egg addling will start April 8th. Volunteers needed. Show up by the Rec Center at 9 or slightly before. A sub-commission will be formed to help with the kids fishing tournament this year. Concept plan for above the dip is coming along slowly.


Events asks the board to set up a booth during the Vino and Vintage event and if the board members would man it. I indicated could not help man it but the bosrd authorized it and some members plan to help. Kathi Smith was elected Chair of the commission with Pat Bartels vice-chair and Mary Gerard secretary. Valentine Bingo had 75 participants. Dandy Donuts sold food and donated all proceeds to the Fireworks Fund for the Fourth of July. (Very generous) Lunch with the Easter Bunny tickets are now on sale.



The Rec. Commission says they are having problems with instructors being present as needed for the fitness classes. Karate remains popular and after school runs 12 to 21 kids. Bunko is April 15th Pub Trivia is March 25. Biggest Loser has 28 signed up. Polar Plunge is April 1st at 6:30 p.m. (Fitting it is on April Fool's Day!)



The Roads Commission indicates the decision was made to patch Candlewick Boulevard this year instead of overlay so both inbound and outbound can be done the same year. Roads being given microsurface will be patched before microsurfacing. McClure Engineering is to indicate what is needed for the culvert replacement by Fishermen's Cove.


Communication Commission reports they are still working on the "Anything that Floats" race. The first promotional newspaper ad of the year will appear April 7th.



The Golf Commission had no meeting, no quorum established.



Public Safety says the stop signs at the gates will remain. There will be a drug prevention presentation by Sergeant Dave Dammon of the Belvidere P.D. April 13th at 6 p.m. In the Rec Center.



The Outpost rebuild was again discussed. No firm plan as of this date.



We are waiting for more information from Shawcraft Signs regarding costs and possible proposals for a new East Gate sign. A meeting was also held with Image signs and we are waiting for proposals from them, probably ready for discussion at the April meeting. They built the Savannah Oaks sign.


Savannah Oaks clubhouse is of course currently closed, no report.


A resolution was passed contracting with Turf Maintenance to again handle the contracted grounds maintenance this year.



A resolution was passed authorizing inspection and repairs on our tower guy wires by Prime Time Audio/Video. The tower in Maintenance is missing wires as well as the same situation at the South gate. All of our towers will be inspected and repaired as necessary. This is a liability issue, stability is a must.



A reso was passed hiring McClure Engineering for oversight of our road project this year.



The Boone County Arts Council thanked us for sponsoring the Music in the Park performance upcoming later in the year by the Rec Center.




Be sure to watch for official minutes printed in your Candlewick Paper.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Board meeting of March 21 agenda



Ecoharvester (skimmer) update


Our skimmer is still at the manufacturer. Besides a very high setting on the hydraulic pressure on the left side there are also two arms that need replacement, one broken. It will be repaired, then water tested, then we pick it up, hopefully with the major problems solved. I am guessing another two weeks because the arms must be fabricated. We will need this machine if the algae bloom problems Clarke Aquatics predicted from their treatment come to pass. We are spending some money on this machine, but we want it running and doing it's job. Compared to the over $4,000 we are paying just for lab testing to find the specific genetic makeup of the Milfoil in our lake we will live with it.
Ken

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Clark Aquatics.... Lord help us!

This is not our lake but it is Milfoil infestation

Lake Management hosted the Clark Aquatics presentation of March 14th. Some sounded good, other aspects were disappointing.
Weather permitting the first application will be at the end of April or beginning of May. It will be in two parts, half the 104 acres coverage first then the other half later. Assurances were given that they would treat the close shoreline, not only the easy to treat deeper water. They will be using Dyquat, the same chemical we have been using in-house. Dyquat is being used because they have not yet determined the genetic structure of the Milfoil and until that is accomplished.. and that will take weeks in a lab.... they don't know what will be best for our specific type, (probably hybrid).
We were forewarned to be patient, this will be a long term thing and as the weeds die they will be fertilizer for algae, meaning probably serious algae blooms. Bottom lining this, we will be paying for these treatments for many years to come. This first treatment if memory serves was $40,000.00 (around $17.00 of each of your dues) and as I said, much more to come. We have no choice if we want the lake usable.
The Milfoil was brought into our lake most probably by a boat carrying some from another lake. It spreads like wildfire. Our current infestation took about two years and we are packed with it. Any part of the plant that is cut from the main stalk will re-root and grow a new plant. This is terrible stuff! It reminds me of the way Creeping Charlie spreads in a lawn.
Clark has worked on several other lakes, including Lake Carroll, which is another association based lake in Carroll County.
The way these association expenses keep mounting it makes me feel like throwing up my arms and saying "I give up!"

Ken

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Congratulations to all

BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION RESULTS

Chuck Corso 323 votes, three year term
Gary Kurpeski 309 votes, two year term
Sarah White 263 votes, not a bad vote total

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!!!!!!!


CANDLEWICK IS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS!
Savannah Oaks will be opening for the season before too long so it is time to fill staff positions.
Club House Manager, Bartenders, Cart Attendant, and Course Ranger.

The pool will be needing a Pool Manager, Life
Guards (must be certified), and Check in attendants.

Maintenance will need general summer help.

Public Safety is taking applications for Lake Patrol and Gate officer.

Apply for all positions at the main office. Don't wait, these positions will fill.

Ken





Sunday, February 26, 2017

A Sunday Smile from Dale Mediema


 
 In a Detroit church one Sunday morning, a preacher said, "Anyone with "special needs", who wants to be prayed over, please come forward to the front by the altar." With that, Leroy got in line, and when it was his turn, the Preacher asked, "Leroy, what do you want me to pray about for you?" Leroy replied, "Preacher, I need you to pray for help with my hearing."  The preacher put one finger of one hand on Leroy's ear, placed his other hand on top of Leroy's head, and then prayed and prayed and prayed. He prayed a "blue streak" for Leroy, and the whole congregation joined in with great enthusiasm. After a few minutes, the preacher removed his hands, stood back and asked, "Leroy, how is your hearing now?"  Leroy answered, " I don't know. It ain't 'til Thursday." Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves.... For we shall never cease to be amused

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

And down she goes again


The skimmer was out on a trial run today and it took just over an hour for the same pump to blow as always. Maintenance said it also might be a cotter pin (they call it a key) but they don't go without some serious stresser. The same side as last time blew.
Back in the shop to continue to try to nail this down before the algae and weeds really start to take off.
Ken

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Personal meeting minutes from the board meeting of 2/21/2017

BOARD MEETING NOTES... FEBRUARY 21, 2017



Open Forum consisted of Bonnie Marron with a request to keep the Savannah Oaks clubhouse open later than the current plan for weekends.



The AQUA update indicated they will probably be putting new mains at James and Cornwell plus possibly Galahad and Squire. They are still negotiating with Poplar Grove on an agreement to obtain water from them into our system if another well problem arises in the future. AQUA also intends to change out another 1200 meters.


Finance Commission reports our standing at the end of January is Operating Cash of $1,094,429.71, Operating Investments of $520,723.01, Reserve Investments $3,675,984.20. Total Investments $4,196,707.21 and Total Cash $5,291,136.92.
We are currently under budgeted expense by $154,656.55 and over revenue budget $83,213.75, meaning we are “to the good” by $237,870.30 fiscal year to date.
Accounting adjustments for January equal $124.89. Write offs for the month are $42,486.57


Lake Management asked the board to change the guest fishing permit to match state regulations for legally blind and disabled, not to need a guest permit if they have a state disabled card. Resolution first reading, no action.
Clark (weed control) will make a presentation at their meeting in March. No new fish structure was added this winter. The limit for keeping Northerns went from one to two for residents and one for guests. Frankly, I wish there was a limit of about 10 under sixteen inches. We are being overrun with these. I guess state law dictates, which is ridiculous since we paid to stock the pike.



Maintenance has reversed the orientation of the hydraulic pump that keeps failing on the Ecoharvester to see if that helps. All failures have been on one side of the machine. There are two pumps. They also have changed the axles from on side to the other to see if that causes the pump that has never failed to do so. If it does that should mean it is a problem in the drive axle. It will be tested as soon as the lake is open. I know, more info than needed!


Events tells us Kathi Smith will remain the chair for the commission. Breakfast with Santa was a success. Lunch with the Easter Bunny is in the planning stage. Garage sales advertising and logistics were discussed and are on track.
Vino and Vintage-Dandy Donuts was discussed. Mary has some sponsors already on board and is waiting for more responses. Help will be needed to make this a successful event.



The Roads Commission indicates they would like to pave Briarcliff to Constitution and the East Gate area from '76 to the first Lamplighter Loop. Proposed micro-surfacing will be Constitution from Candlewick Drive to Gables, Candlewick Boulevard, Redman, Drury, and Marquette from Gables to Benedict. An engineer will be coming out this month to look at a couple culverts and give recommendations for remediation. Discussion was held on the purchase of a road shoulder retriever. No decision at this time.


Communication Commission reports the Boone County Magazine will carry our ad again this year. Our ads in the Daily Herald will be starting again April 7.



The Golf Commission had no meeting



Public Safety is considering recommending removal of stop signs at the East gate. I personally feel this will be a danger and would be a mistake. Our Public Safety Chief will be working to make the information about how to contact the front gate for assistance easier for residents.



The Rec Commission announced fitness classes are offered on an 8 week basis at a cost of $30.00. Karate is averaging 15 youth and 5 adults per class. After school is running 8 to 21 kids daily. Preschool has 7 enrolled. January had 20 attend for Bunco.
22 people signed up for "Biggest Loser." Pub Trivia had 6 teams.



The Outpost rebuild was again discussed and another town hall will be held March 12 to get input from the community. It will run 1 to 3 p.m. More info to come.



Shawcraft Signs provided a basic design suggestion for a new entryway sign for our main gate. Shawcraft will be ontacted with a request for a more striking entry sign. Their curreent proposal was o.k. but did not present the striking first image we are looking for. Back to the drawing board.


Savannah Oaks clubhouse is of course currently closed.



The board discussed the current campfire rules at the request of a property owner who feels the health issues from the smoke are a concern and outdoor fires should be eliminated. The board discussed the issue and decided the current rule is sufficient.



The board publicly thanked Rich Witt for cleaning litter from both sides of Caledonia Road from Dawson Lake Road to Kelly road. This is a board project but Rich took it upon himself to handle it. Another good neighbor was also thanked for the efforts of her family. Nancy Wieczorek decided it was time to handle the litter problem at our South gate and cleaned the litter, changing it from an eyesore to a pleasure to behold. I have to note, in this small amount of time litter is again appearing in those locations. WHAT IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE????


A resolution was not passed to replace the worn carpet with tile in the office in the Rec Center. The issue will be revisited at a later date.



A resolution was passed contracting with Tallgrass for stewardship of our bioswale plantings for another year.



A reso was passed contracting with Kutchins Robbins and Diamond to handle the Candlewick audit this year.



Announcement was made of the special Board meeting March 7th for final passage of the 2017/2018 Candlewick budget. It contains a $24.00 increase in yearly dues.



Be sure to watch for official minutes printed in your Candlewick Paper.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Confirmed

 The company handling the lake weed control spring spraying will be at the next Lake Management meeting.
Let's hope the treatment is very effective or we will have one rough summer!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Well folks, they are still there

 Our end of the lake is now open and the weeds are thick as heck. The mild winter has given us no help in that respect. My understanding is the folks who will be performing the professional spraying this spring will be at the next Lake Management meeting to explain how this will be handled. I hope to make it and maybe you should as well if the weeds are worrying you as they do me.
 Still not confirmed they will be at the meeting but that is what I was told.  Ken

Saturday, January 28, 2017

February 5th, can you spare two hours? (Starts at 1)

This is the day of the candidate's forum. Come to have your questions answered by the candidates so you can make a good selection of the people you wish to have make the decisions for Candlewick. It will last about an hour... then comes the....
This should take about another hour. Take a look at how your dues are being spent and get your questions answered. The budget actually came out a lot better than I anticipated but it is still good to view the final results.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Savannah Oaks changes

These are the plans for the coming season regarding the clubhouse. The decision was made we are not operating a bar, it is just a convenience for the golfers.

The clubhouse will close one half hour after golf is over.
Clubhouse hours will coincide with the golf season.
The food menu will be simplified and condensed.
Drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be only the good sellers to control inventory.
Tobacco products will be eliminated.
The "chip" program is discontinued.

These changes are to stem the losses we have been taking in the clubhouse operation yearly.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Another interesting statistic

 The only logic I can see in this is my last name being Dillenburg, which is German. Otherwise why would anyone in Europe care about the blog? These stats are this month through the 17th.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Board meeting of January 17, 2017

Open Forum consisted of Noah Currier from Wounded Warriors mentioning ABC has been filming the Wounded Warrior program including the new facility at Candlewick. It is to air in April and should be good publicity for Candlewick. He said they need to put hard flooring in the facility and do some bathroom remodeling for handicapped access so anyone willing to help should contact him.



The AQUA update indicated they are in the process of planning for next year's main replacements. The new well will not be built and will mean a huge savings. Instead they will be using a connection with Poplar Grove if there is a failure again where water can be sent to us, avoiding the last problem we had.


Finance Commission Finance Commission reports the budgeting process is in high gear with the proposed budget about set to go for the next fiscal year.
Our standing at the end of December is Operating Cash of $1,080,327.64, Operating Investments of $520,651.14, Reserve Investments $3,669,888.50. Total Investments $4,190,539.64 and Total Cash of $5,270,867.28.
We are currently under budgeted expense by $143,367.07 and over revenue budget $69,991.91, meaning we are “to the good” by $213,358.95 fiscal year to date.
Accounting adjustments for December equal $479.78. Write offs for the month are $327.01


Lake Management reports Wendler Engineering has the engineering report almost finished regarding the possible settlement/retention area between Caledonia Road and the "dip." Clark estimates we will need to treat about 104 acres to get control of the Milfoil in the lake. Further treatment will be necessary. Additional limbs will be added to lake structure if available.


Events cancelled their meeting.



The Roads Commission discussed the areas for work in 2017, possibly continuing the two inch overlay on Candlewick Drive from where it ended in 2016 and extending another mile. Discussion was held about which is better, microsurfacing, chip/seal, or slag. No final verdict yet. A suggestion was made to purchase a shoulder retriever.


Communication Commission cancelled their meeting.



The Golf Commission cancelled their meeting.



Public Safety had a meeting but Val Alt was injured in a fall outside and the meeting was stopped at that point to give her aid. Nothing of substance had been discussed prior.


The Rec Commission meeting was cancelled.
It was decided the punch cards used in the Rec Center will be discontinued but of course the outstanding cards will be honored.



The Outpost rebuild was again discussed with further study looking for a less expensive option.



A meeting was held with ShawCraft Signs to indicate our preferences regarding a new East Gate entry sign. The old one is in bad shape, is placed too far from '76 for viewing, and is dated. The representative is to report with proposals for a new, modern, striking sign to represent our community. It is time to upgrade our curb appeal.


Savannah Oaks clubhouse will sport less hours next year and a less extensive food availability. We lose money every day the clubhouse is open and we must stem the bleeding as much as possible. The clubhouse is for the convenience of golfers and is not to be a neighborhood bar. New hours and food availability will be published here soon for your perusal.



Savannah Oaks reports Pub Trivia had a good turnout Dec. 10th. Pub Trivia will be at the Rec Center for the winter. The New Years Eve party had attendence of about 50. The clubhouse is now closed for the season.


A resolution was passed moving the 401K plan from Alpine Bank to Principal Financial. This was due to the fee structure at Alpine.



A resolution was passed contracting with Clarke Aquatic Services to treat approximately 104 acres of the lake to control invasive weed species plus obtain and have a lab identify specific species to have proper chemicals used. The cost for this will be $39,165.00. This is not in our budget but is a necessary expense to control the unexpected milfoil population. Another budget buster!



A reso was passed to replace the two rusting metal doors in the Pool House at a cost of $4,647.19. This is coming from our replacement reserves so no budget problem here.



Be sure to watch for official minutes printed in your Candlewick Paper.