MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT ASSOCIATION BOARD OF
September 10, 2003
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was
called to order at 7:40 PM by President George McLennan at 6425 Lakeview Drive,
Falls Church, Virginia. Those present were LBA Directors George McLennan,
Karen Wehner, Regina Derzon, Bob Foster, Uri Arkin, Pete Walker, Mac Canter,
Peter Browne, David Feld, David Dale and Diane Davidson. Board members not
present were Ralph Smalley and Frank Aukofer. Other guests included lake
residents Chuck Turner, Nomi Taslitt and her son, Kent, and Newcomer's
Membership Chair, Christy Herz.
The minutes of August 13, 2003 were approved as corrected.
RATIFY MEMBERS OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE: David Feld
moved that Therese St. Hilaire and Leigh Gonzalez be appointed to the LBA
Nominating Committee. The motion was seconded by David Dale. All in favor.
David Feld will chair this committee and Membership Director, Regina Derzon
will serve as the co-chair.
UPDATE ON TRAFFIC COMMITTEE: Regina made a motion to
rescind the action taken at the last meeting regarding traffic and refer to the
committee in light of guidance from the county traffic department of
transportation. Seconded by David Feld. All in favor. George Waters will
replace Moe Jafari as chair of the committee.
BOARD MEMBER RESIGNATION: George reported that he had
received notification from Ralph Smalley that he would like to resign from the
Board due to his work schedule. Regina moved that we accept Ralph's
resignation and note the Boards appreciation for his time and requested that
the position of Secretary be left open until the next election takes place.
Seconded by Diane. One opposed, motion carries.
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: Pete Walker is planning a
community service award and will refine the concept and proposed procedure with
help from Regina and Diane for the next Board meeting.
COMMUNITY CENTER: On behalf of the Community Center
Committee, David Dale presented a draft of findings. Mac Canter made a motion
that the report prepared by the Special Committee be presented informally to
the community through the media such as the Lake Link, in accordance with the
September 9 Board meeting and be revised and presented at an informal discussion
with LBA community groups to obtain input and comments from the community.
Seconded by David Feld. All in favor.
CIVIC AFFAIR MEETING AGENDA: The upcoming Civic Affairs
meeting that will take place on Tuesday, October 21 at JEB Stuart High School
at 7:30 PM in the Little Theater.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Uri reported that the Labor Day games went
very well with attendance between 250-350. The next upcoming event will be the
TREASURER'S REPORT: Karen informed the Board that she still
needed budget figures from a few committee members. David Dale discussed ARC
meeting expenses and asked for a small amount for his committee. Karen
reported that the audit was still going on and a few items were still needed to
COMMUNITY WATCH/SECURITY: Pete reported that the Fairfax
County Police who previously were patrolling the neighborhood had now been
supplemented by Virginia Surveillance Force, a private company. He also
informed the Board that there would be an open house on Friday, October 17 at
the Mason District building.
WATER SAFETY/BEACH MAINTENANCE: Bob reported the boat
auction will take place this Saturday and requested help to move some of the
boats. There are 10 boats to be auctioned at this time. Residents can view
the boats for sale between 9-11:00 AM and the auction will begin at 11. Kevin
submitted his year-end report and recommendations for bonuses. Bob informed
the Board that Kevin would be staying on as WSS for one more season.
ARC: David Dale discussed that his committee was averaging
approximately two plans a week.
MEMBERSHIP: Regina reported the last round of past due
notifications have gone out. She will be e-mailing the Board her final
disclosure package for review.
PUBLICATIONS: George introduced Chuck Turner to address the
website bulletin board expansion. Chuck added that he is running out of storage
space and asked the Board for another $4 a month to go from 50 to 100 mega
bytes. The Board agreed to do so. The Board thanked Chuck for all of his hard
work in the development of the site and what a wonderful edition it has been to
the community. George reported that Frank Aukofer has agreed to serve as the
editor of the upcoming telephone directory update. Ad revenue is expected to
cover the cost of publishing the directory as well as a reprint of the
The Board went into Executive Session to discuss matters of
The meeting was adjourned at 10:13 PM.
Respectfully submitted by, Chris Lawson, Lake Manager