Minutes of the Meeting
FOREST LAKES OWNERS ASSOCIATION
April 15, 2000
THOSE PRESENT: Frank Astemborski, President; Ralph Springer, Vice-president; Edna McKnight, Secretary; Irene Evans, Treasurer; Virgilee Scholl, Jack Greenleaf, Jack Cartwright, Jane Weathersby
ABSENT: Bill Henry
President Astemborski called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. and led the meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The minutes of the March 18, 2000 Forest Lakes Owners Association meeting were read by the secretary. There being no corrections or additions, and,
ON A MOTION DULY MADE BY Jack Cartwright and seconded by Jack Greenleaf, the minutes were accepted as read.
Treasurer's Report: Treasurer's report was read by Irene Evans. As of March 31, 2000 the checking account had a balance of $26,580.07. Our three CD5 equaled $44,457.90.
There being no additions or corrections, and
ON A MOTION DULY MADE BY Ralph Springer and seconded by Jane Weathersby, the treasurer's report was accepted.
Web site: Virgilee reported on responses from people who have been reading reports on the web site. She also reported on changes that are being made on the fire department information to update from winter to summer. The neighbor to neighbor program is also being worked on.
Membership is currently at 548 with 12 business classified people with their ads in the newsletters. Addresses are being updated and corrected as mailings are returned.
Community Roads: Jack Greenleaf reported that Dan Garcia will be coming to discuss road work in the sub-division. Jack has also been in contact with Mr. Willburbank regarding construction on State Route 260.
Cleanup/Fixup: Jane Weathersby reported on the annual clean-up/fix-up program and response from community members regarding past awards. She has requested four members of the community at large to assist her in this year's selections.
Community Building: Ralph Springer reported that the House Bill is moving through congress and, hopefully, should be make it with a strong support to the President for signing. He discussed the merging of public and private funds for any purchase of land and construction. Also, discussion was held regarding the effect that this could have on the school district and the Blue Ridge area.
New Business: Frank briefly discussed the vial of life containers, how they should be used and where stickers should be placed to alert EMTs and where the vial should be kept. This is being administrated by the EMT Department of the Fire Department and extra stickers and vials can be obtained at the fire station.
Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast as stated on the front page of the newsletter was corrected. Breakfast will be Saturday, May 27, not Monday, May 29.
Ralph Springer made a recommendation that a one year CD in the amount of $10,000 be purchased with funds from the checking account. The recommendation was seconded by Edna McKnight and approved by the board. The treasurer will check on the best available purchase.
Discussion was held regarding money being held in CD5 and what it is being held for. Most of this will be used in the development of the community building.
New meeting hours for May, June, July, August, and September were approved. The starting time will be 2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month.
Diane Mitchell urged everyone to join the auxiliary and attend the meetings.
Vi Hess from the school board reported that two of the older school buses have been sold to Young and Flagstaff. She also announced that Debra Morris is a new board member and that we will need two new members in the fall. Anyone interested please see Vi or one of the other board members. The board is getting
bids for the block wall and will be going back to the Zoning Commission. Bill Williams and Ray Grimmett have been helping at no charge with work around the building and a notice of thanks will be put in the next newsletter.
There being no further business, and
ON A MOTION DULY MADE By Ralph Springer and seconded by Edna McKnight, the meeting was adjourned at 1:26 p.m.