Meeting Minutes

Lake Barcroft Board of Directors

December 8, 2004



THOSE PRESENT:  Dave Goslin, George McLennan, Pete Walker, David Feld, Kevin Howe, Diane Davidson, Regina Derzon, Karen Wehner and Shirley Timashev.


THOSE ABSENT:  David Dale, Uri Arkin and Frank Aukofer.


OTHERS PRESENT:  Chris Lawson, Lake Manager; Tom Boyland (Lake resident); Jerry Mendenhall and Phillip Kemelor (Board candidates).



The meeting was called to order at 7:40 p.m. by Dave Goslin.


Karen Wehner moved and it was seconded (Walker) to approve the LBA Board meeting minutes of November 10, 2004.  The motion passed unanimously.


George McLennan moved and it was seconded (Wehner) to approve the minutes of the October 20, 2004 Civic Affairs Meeting.  The motion passed unanimously.


It was announced that Board member Mac Canter had resigned due to moving away from the Lake community.  Regina Derzon moved and it was seconded (Timashev) to accept the resignation of Mac Canter and to express the Board’s deep appreciation for his almost-6 years of services to the Lake Barcroft Board serving as chair of the Legal Committee, among his many contributions.  The motion passed unanimously.


The calendar was reviewed and the Board members were reminded of the upcoming January 5, 2005 joint LBA Board Meeting and community informational session (regarding the proposed changes to the Bylaws) which will be held at Mason District Government Center (7:30 p.m. in the large conference room).


The Board was also reminded that the Annual Membership Meeting will be held on February 16, 2005 at JEB Stuart High School.  A vote on the proposed Bylaws changes will take place at that meeting.


Kevin Howe moved and it was seconded (Davidson) to change the proposed Bylaws amendment regarding majority vote – to change to wording back to the original two-thirds majority (Article X, Section A of the old Bylaws; Article IX, Section A of the proposed Bylaws).  The motion passed unanimously.


George McLennan presented the slate of twelve Board nominees.  The Board expressed its appreciation to George (chair) and the rest of the Nominating Committee.


Regina Derzon moved and it was seconded (McLennan) to not fill the vacant position left by Mac Canter’s resignation since Mac’s term will end in February, 2005.  The motion passed unanimously.


Karen Wehner presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2005 budget for Lake Barcroft Association.  As Finance Committee Chair, Karen moved that the Board approve the budget as presented.  It was seconded (Derzon) and the motion passed unanimously.


After a brief discussion, it was moved (George McLennan) and seconded (Howe) to reinstate a stipend for the newsletter editor effective January 1, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $4,000 per year.  The motion passed unanimously.


The Board discussed the feasibility of purchasing a copier for the Association.  Lake Manager, Chris Lawson will review the copying charges for FY 2004 and will present a report at a future meeting of the Board.


David Goslin gave an update on the Cloisters (new area) and announced the builder is awaiting building permits for three houses for which sales of the lots are pending.


It was moved (Shirley Timashev) to go into executive session to discuss the community service award (approved by the Board at the February 11, 2004 meeting).  The motion was seconded (Walker) and passed unanimously.  The guests were thanked and excused.


The board resumed regular session and reported that Pete Walker had agreed to serve as ad hoc committee chair and would lead the process for the community service award.


It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting adjourned at 9:50 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Regina Warner Derzon

Acting Secretary