October 13, 2004


The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was called to order at 7:08 PM by President Dave Goslin at 6425 Lakeview Drive, Falls Church, Virginia. Those present were LBA Directors David Goslin, George McLennan, Uri Arkin, Regina Derzon, David Feld, David Dale, Karen Wehner, Mac Canter, Diane Davidson, Frank Aukofer and Kevin Howe. Board members not present were Pete Walker and Shirley Timashev.


The minutes of September 8, 2004 approved as presented.




AGENDA ITEMS FOR LBA CIVIC AFFAIRS MEETING: David Goslin stated that the principal of JEB Stuart would be making a short presentation at the meeting. Regina Derzon questioned voting on the bylaws at the meeting. David Goslin suggested going through it page by page but no need for a ballot or to check people in. David Feld made a motion that a ballot be issued at the meeting. The motion failed for lack of a second.


Mac Canter moved to modify the proposed change to the bylaws and delete the last line stating that lake events shall be officially sanctioned events requiring a majority vote of the Board. The motion was seconded by Kevin Howe. The motion passed unanimously.


David Dale reported that Anne Marie Hardy would be the new WSS and he will announce it at the meeting.


PROPOSED COMMUNITY RULES: George McLennan discussed proposed changes to the community rules. Mac Canter moved to adopt the Board procedure for rule making. The motion was seconded by Frank Aukofer. Frank Aukofer moved to amend the motion with new language to encourage presenters to be added to the Board meeting agenda by calling the Lake Manager at least seven days prior to the meeting. The amendment was accepted. The motion passed unanimously.


George McLennan made a motion to adopt Mac Canter's changes to the procedure for rule making. The motion was seconded by Frank Aukofer. The motion passed unanimously.


George McLennan discussed rules for realty signs and moved for the adoption of the policy. The motion was seconded by Frank Aukofer. The motion passed with Karen Wehner and David Feld voting in opposition.


George moved that the LBA Board accept the vehicle parking rules as presented. Diane Davidson seconded the motion. Mac made a motion to table. Seconded by Regina. Regina suggested checking what the county code actually requires. Regina suggested that neighbors should learn to deal with their issues and encouraged to work out their differences. The vote to table the motion passed with Diane Davidson and George McLennan voting against tabling the motion. The motion was tabled.


NOMINATING: George reported on the progress of the Nominating Committee to secure a slate of nominees. He encouraged the Board to assist in recruiting.


2005 BUDGET DISCUSSION: The Board reviewed the proposed budget.


Frank Aukofer moved to approve purchase of a boat for the environmental committee up to $4,400. The motion was seconded by David Dale. The motion passed unanimously.


David Dale discussed the welcome baskets (for new residents) and felt the Board should contribute money toward the purchase of the baskets. Regina Derzon moved that the Board approve $500 for the Newcomers Club. Kevin Howe seconded the motion. The motion passed with George McLennan and Karen Wehner voting against the motion.


Dave Goslin presented a list of suggested community improvements he had received from Mike Niebling. Frank Aukofer moved to accept these improvements. The motion was seconded by Mac Canter. The motion passed unanimously.


SPECIAL EVENTS: Dave Goslin reported that he had received a letter from the Women’s Club expressing their desire to resume responsibility for the July 4 parade. The Board expressed their appreciation for their willingness to work on this project.


David Dale informed the Board that the new directories were being printed and that he had ordered 3,000 copies.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:53 PM.


Respectfully submitted,




Uri Arkin

Secretary, LBA Board of Directors