MEMBERSHIP: VIRGILEE SCHOLL
On of 6/1/02 there were 593 members.
NEWSLETTER: VIRGILEE SCHOLL
Articles must be in by July 10th. Virgilee reminded us of the Annual Meeting August 31st at 7:00 P.M., in the Library.
WEBMASTER: VIRGILEE SCHOLL
1. Trailer – Frank
It is finished. The chief said that he would paint the trailer if we would buy the paint. Mr. Turley donated all of his time as he built the covering for our trailer. Thanks Terry.
2. Welcome to Forest Lakes - Connie
Frank mentioned that Commie has prepared an excellent folder for our new members. It included maps and safety suggestions and store locations. If any of us know someone that is new to the area tell Frank and he will get the folder to him or her.
3. Roads – turning lanes - Jack
Jack said that we should be seeing the men pretty soon. They plan on finishing Ryan Ranch Road and Larson Loop and working on Snow Well Road
Someone in the audience wondered if we would be watering the roads like we did last year during holidays to try and keep the dust down.
4. Community Development – Frank
Jan and Frank met with the State and set a date of June 29 for our Town Meeting. We need you to sign up for the meeting as a Continental Breakfast and a lunch will be served. The state and the county are putting this meeting on try and help us fill in the cracks between the Water Board, Fire Board and FLOA. These three organizations cannot get everything done. The state and the county want to hear our suggestions. Jan is expecting close to 100 people to be at the meeting.
6. Memorial Breakfast: Frank.
The Breakfast was a big success wit over 500 people being fed. They were worried about the bake sale but had more than any other year that Frank could remember. The Breakfast took in $1.554.00, Rummage = $361.00, Backed Goods $516.00, Auxiliary=$751.00, Raffle = $469.00,and the Quilter’s = $418.00 and the book sale $170.00 for a total of $4,070.00 with a profit of $2,037.00
7. 4th of July Picnic: Al
Everything is moving along very well. Tom and Sue Lifgren donated the water that was sold. Double G Steakhouse offered to keep our beverages cool. And we were able to order our food from Cisco Food System. Al ordered three new 10 X 20 Tents so we will have a larger covered eating area. We will have 20 crafters at the picnic.
8. Outstanding Citizen: Frank
Frank reminded the group that we need nominations for our Outstanding Citizen for the Annual Meeting, August 31. There will be three opening on the FLOA board if anyone wants to run.
9. Block Watch: Diane
If you are interested in forming a Block Watch contact Diane Mitchell.
10. School board: Jan
The School Board purchased 4 new white tables. Sad news –taxes will be going up however the expenses are going down. Could use a new person on the Board
11. Compactor – Keith
Sam made a presentation that was well received. This next Tuesday is the meeting for approval. The Study Committee will control and must be in charge of the implementation and will be the Steering Committee. When approved FLOA must accept responsibility to implement our plan and implement the compactor for one year and will be financially responsible. The current plans has four rates planned: 1) Yearly rate, 1) Simi-annual rate, 3) Bag rate, 4) building materials. Sally stated that, if the compactor goes, private haulers may cost $204 a year and that cost might go up.
12. Auxiliary – Carole Short
Carol reported that they would have an Ice Cream Social 5:00-8:00 and that there would be new tee’s for the 4th of July picnic.