MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT ASSOCIATION BOARD OF
November 12, 2003
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was
called to order at 7:31 PM by President George McLennan at 6425 Lakeview Drive,
Falls Church, Virginia. Those present were LBA Directors George McLennan,
David Feld, Karen Wehner, Mac Canter, Regina Derzon, Bob Foster, Uri Arkin,
Pete Walker, David Dale and Diane Davidson.
The minutes of October 8, 2003 were approved as corrected.
The minutes of the Annual Civic Affairs meeting of October
21, 2003 were approved as presented.
CALENDAR REVIEW: George reviewed the calendar.
UPDATE FROM THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE: David reported that
the committee had come up with the following 10 candidates to run for 7 positions
and they are Uri Arkin, Diane Davidson, Karen Wehner, George McLennan, Heather
Thomas, David Goslin, Kevin Howe, Frank Johnson, Shirley Timashev and Burma
Klein. The committee agreed to keep the slate open until the end of this
month. David stated that George McLennan had put together a nice letter
explaining Board responsibilities. Regina will be collecting bios and asked
incumbents to update theirs.
CONTRACTOR LISTING: George stated that Bob Gonzalez and
Shirley Timashev will be compiling and maintaining the contractor referral
list. They requested and that this be made an LBA activity. The Board agreed
and placed the contractor list under the Publications Committee.
2004 BUDGET ISSUES: Karen distributed a draft budget and
the Board discussed the various categories at length. Discussion of the
reserves also took place. Final adjustments will be made for next month.
WID REPORT: Diane gave a short summary of the previous
week’s WID meeting. She also thanked the WID for helping with the community hazardous
waste pickup. Approximately 120 households participated dropping off 570
gallons paint and a wide range of other materials.. Many residents have
expressed their appreciation for the service, which Diane organized through the
Environmental Committee and with the help of a number of volunteers.
WATER SAFETY: Bob Foster reported the need to take a look
at beach 3 and 4 for parking lot repaving and parking spaces.
ARC: David Dale reported that there were two outstanding
plans at this time.
MEMBERSHIP: Regina reported POA packets are together and seven
have been sold. Filing forms will be the next step. The Board thanked Regina
for all of her hard work.
IMPROVEMENTS: George reported on behalf of Mike Niebling.
George showed a picture of the newly erected plaque commemorating Lloyd Swift
Island. David Feld suggested when the new Board comes on to have a formal dedication
for the Swift family. David made a motion that a dedication event be held next
spring on a date to be determined. Seconded by Mac. All in favor.
David Dale asked if a cost analysis had been done on
Delfino’s services and suggested getting some competitive bids. George stated
that Mike Niebling has taken a hard look a landscape maintenance costs and
feels that they are very reasonable for the services provided.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 PM.
Respectfully submitted by,
Chris Lawson, Lake Manager