LBA Meeting of May 9, 2001

The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was called to order at 7:45 PM by President David Feld at 6425 Lakeview Drive, Falls Church, Virginia.

Those present were LBA Directors: David Feld, George Waters, Nan Brent, Garrett Green, Sue Nixson, Therese St. Hilaire, Peter Browne, Frank Aukofer, Mac Canter, George McLennan and Ralph Smalley. Also present were Improvements Committee Chairman, Ernie Rauth, WID Operations Manager, Stuart Finley and lake Manager, Chris LaChance.

The minutes of the April 11 meeting were approved.


The chair reviewed the issue of sign removal as discussed at previous meeting. No action has been taken yet. Marty Convisser was appointed to the Improvements committee and as chairperson of a sub-committee to prepare recommendations for the board regarding a sign removal policy.

MOVED by Frank Aukofer, second by Garrett Green that: because of representations made by the board and the special circumstances relating to the representations made prior to settlement, the Adkisson family be allowed to pay $300.00 instead of $3,500.00 for membership into the Lake Barcroft Association. Passed unanimously.


MOVED by Karol Forsberg, as treasurer, second by Ralph Smalley that the bids for primary and supplemental insurance of $13,000 and $6,000, respectively, be accepted. These were the only bids received. Passed unanimously.

MOVED by George Waters, second by Ralph Smalley that Stu Finley, and Ernie Rauth recommended to the Board at the next meeting on the possible use of booms at various locations in the lake to collect floating debris in order to minimize efforts required by volunteers for lake clean-up. Passes unanimously.


Improvements Committee: Ernie reported the handicap portion of beach one has been completed. Sand is being delivered. Glass enclosed cabinets will be delivered on Monday. Signs will also be delivered on Monday.

Community Watch/Security Committee: Security patrol started May 1. George McLennan distributed a status report of security & safety action items. Ernie Rauth discussed boat space and the need to develop additional space for kayaks.

Water Safety Committee: On behalf of Bob Foster, Chris LaChance reported that fourteen guards have been hired, all but one have previous experience; ages range from 16-20. Pay will be from $7 to $10. Nextel phones have been ordered.

Architectural Review Committee: Nan Brent reported on the November Family covered pool request. This matter was reviewed in detail and the Novembers agreed to the request of the neighbor to not cover the pool. This agreement had the unanimous support of the committee.

Another project involving fencing over two feet in height was discussed. This is a zoning issue to be determined by the county.

Publications Committee: Therese requested electronic transfer of items for Newsletter.

George McLennan reported that he has been working with Chuck Turner on setting up the new LBA listserv.

Environmental Quality Committee: David Feld addressed tree removal by island at beach #5.

Special Events Committee: Sue Nixson discussed efforts to coordinate with the various organizations in the community. A teen event meeting is scheduled for June 12th. George McLennan announced that the Second annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for September 24th.

Parcel A Update: George Waters advised that attorney Tina Charvet has reported that 75 responses from neighbors have been returned, but 75 more need to be contacted. George said that he will make these calls.


Meeting was adjourned at 10:14 PM.



Ralph Smalley, sec'y