FOUR LAKES BOARD of OFFICERS
March 22, 2012
The regular meeting of the Four
Lakes Board of Officers was called to order at 7:00 PM at the home of Terry
Deschenes by Mark Achzenik.
A. Approval of Minutes
Minutes approved from last
B. Open Issues
Treasurer: Rod Case
has been moved to cover expenses.
Income from the chipper continues to come in. Some of the general expenses include
liability insurance, legal fees of $800 (one action started due to non
payment of dues), cost of the chipper to clean up
debris from the ice storm. $1,000 of
those costs will be covered by the roads committee as much of the debris
was cleared from our common road areas.
Water committee also had to pay an electrician to fix the electrical
box which was torn off the pump house by falling debris.
due accounts were discussed and the Board decided to direct the treasurer
to proceed with a lien on one property and make contact for a final time
with another household to give them an opportunity to make financial
arrangements prior to proceeding with legal action. The Board reiterated its desire to do
everything possible to work with homeowners and avoid taking legal action.
plans for work during this month; however the Roads crew is ready for
spring and summer projects to get underway.
was discussion of the upper loop road and whether or not coal patch was
needed to divert surface water.
Since this water is not hurting the road—no patch is needed.
Water: Evan Lurton
has been purchased to replace meters and vaults in the yellow zone. The committee is waiting for better
weather to begin the project.
- Initially, this work will be done by the
committee and they will evaluate the feasibility of continuing with
volunteer labor. If necessary, we
might have to take bids and then the cost will increase.
now, it appears that there is a leak somewhere in the yellow zone at the
rate of seven gallons per minute.
Vault installation will help determine the precise location so it
can be fixed.
Property: Marty Johnson
abatement will continue this summer. Rick Ward will use his Rodenator to defray the cost of chipping done on this
ensued as to what to do with the wood chips at the front entrance. The
most likely solution was to spread the chips and build a path using gravel
and laying down a pipe for drainage.
- It is
time to make arrangements to bring in the Honey Buckets for the spring and
- The committee purchased replacement trees and
shrubs and held a work party to plant them. Varieties included casera,
Oregon ash and huckleberry.
- We will put grass carp in the main lake to
control vegetation along with trout.
Bo and Nina Cambern
(report given by Terry Deschenes)
board approved sending an email to community members about the April 7th
Easter Egg hunt and picnic. Residents will have an opportunity to
opt out of receiving future emails of this nature.
Mark Anderson – no report
will probably do another newsletter in June which is consistent with this
publication being distributed on a quarterly basis.
are seven properties either vacant or up for sale. Our newest neighbors are Justin and Jana
Park and family. The committee is planning
to officially welcome them to the community.
The Association Participation agreement from Justin
Park was presented to the Board. The letter was to be emailed to board members
for review and comment. Mark Achzenick was complimented on his handling of the
situation. It was decided that Mark Achzenick would be authorized to conclude
the negotiations as he saw best.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:00 PM by Mark Achzenick. The next general meeting will be at 7:00 PM
on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the home of Terry Deschenes.
Minutes submitted by:
Sharon Ayers, Secretary