Minutes of the Meeting
FOREST LAKES OWNERS ASSOCIATION
July 15, 2000
THOSE PRESENT: Frank Astemborski, President; Edna McKnight, Secretary; Jack
Greenleaf, Virgilee Scholl, Ralph Springer, Bill Henry, Jane Weathersby, Irene
Evans, Jack Cartwright.
There were 37 residents in attendance.
President Astemborski called the meeting to order at 2:03 p.m. and led the
meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The minutes of the June 17, 2000 Forest Lakes Owners Association meeting were
read by the secretary. Correction to fund request by the Fire Department
Auxiliary was for $550. There being no further additions or correction and
ON A MOTION DULY MADE BY Ralph Springer and seconded by Bill Henry, the
minutes were accepted as amended.
Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer's report was read by Irene Evans. As
of June 30, 2000 the checking account had a balance of $22,071.54. Expenses for
the month totaled $407.33. The three CD5 currently have a total value of
There being no additions or corrections, and
ON A MOTION DULY MADE BY Edna McKnight and seconded by Jane Weathersby, the
treasurer’s report was accepted.
Burn pit: Frank Astemborski reported there is no activity at the burn
pit at the present time. The county was not able to purchase the land where the
burn pit is located. However, Mr. Bryce Johnson who is purchasing the land have
given a verbal agreement to let the burn pit remain and operate as in the past.
There will no burning until a substantial amount of rain has been received.
Website: Virgilee Scholl reported the web site had been down for a few
days but is now up and working. Membership is at 573.
Community Building: Ralph Springer reported there is nothing new since
last month’s report. He will be contacting Mr. Hayworth’s office to get an
update on the status of House Bill 150.
Grant Committee: Ralph requested a board motion to put in the minutes
that the committee searching for grants for community usage is now officially
working with the following members: Ralph Springer, Chairman, Ben Froehlich,
Neuel Weathersby, Lou Shemek, Blame Shipe, Glenn Fredrikson, and Elmer Hess.
Discussion was held regarding the aims of the committee and what has been
accomplished to date. The county has a $3000 grant that we are eligible for.
Also, the committee is investigating costs for a incinerator for burning slash.
Everyone is encouraged to help with ideas and suggestions.
FORMAL MOTION made by Ralph Springer, seconded by Jane Weathersby and
passed by the Board.
Community Roads: Jack Greenleaf reported he spoke with Mr. Wilbrink
regarding a right turn lane at Merzville Road and was told there might be funds
available for this. A request was also put in for a right turn lane at Mule
Clean-up/Fix-up: Jane Weathersby reported she has received three
nominations so far. She asked people to be aware of people cleaning up their
lots and submitting nominations. Awards will be made at the annual meeting,
Fourth of July Picnic: Jack Cartwright reported the picnic was a
success and thanked everyone for all their help. Total income was $6,796.20,
expenses totaled $2,802.66 leaving a net profit of $3993.54.
We still need nominees for the outstanding achievement award. The annual
meeting will be Saturday, September 3, at 7:00 p.m.
Jan Walls suggested we do a clean-up within the community. She also reported
that school board elections are coming up November 11, and that will be several
openings that need to be filled. A letter has been received from the Zoning
Board that it is time to get the wall built across the back of the property. At
this time a petition is available for signatures opposing the wall and we are
also considering going back to the Board to ask for a continuance until we know
when we will be able to obtain land and get our community building built so we
Diane Mitchell reported on progress of Block Watch program. She has spoken
with Joe Richards, Coconino County Sheriff and he is willing to give us any
assistance we might need. She also requested an official representative from the
FLOA Board be selected to serve on the committee. Edna McKnight’s name was put
ON A MOTION by Ralph Springer, seconded by Jane Weathersby, and passed by
the Board, Edna McKnight was selected as the Board Representative on the Block
Mr. Richards will be meeting with the committee and would also like to have
the emergency committee members attend. Elmer Hess presented two maps showing
what the forest service is proposing for land swaps around Forest Lakes.
Discussion was held regarding the pros and cons of how this land swap could
affect Forest Lakes.
MOTION WAS made by Ralph Springer for Jack Greenleaf to represent the Board
and work with Elmer Hess in setting up a committee to keep track of what the
forest service is planning for future land swaps around Forest Lakes. Seconded
by Irene Evans, passed by the board.
There being no further business, and
A MOTION DULY MADE by Edna McKnight and seconded by Irene Evans, the meeting
was adjourned at 2:42 p.m.