February 9, 2005


The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was called to order at 7:42 PM by President Dave Goslin at 6425 Lakeview Drive, Falls Church, Virginia. Those present were LBA Directors David Goslin, George McLennan, Karen Wehner, Uri Arkin, Regina Derzon, Pete Walker, Shirley Timashev, Diane Davidson and Kevin Howe. Board members not present were David Feld, David Dale and Frank Aukofer. Others in attendance were Chris Lawson, Lake Manager and Mike Niebling, Maintenance Supervisor.


The minutes of January 5, 2005 approved as presented.




CALENDAR REVIEW: Several items were discussed. Mike mentioned that the WID also was developing a calendar.


PLANNING FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING: Dave will do a President’s report, Karen will present the 2005 budget, Shirley will give a Special Events report, Kevin will give an ARC report (number of submitted plans, etc.) and proposed bylaws discussion.


Motion made by Shirley Timashev that membership on Lakelink should only be for current paying members of LBA. Seconded by Diane. Dave Goslin opposed and Regina abstained. Motion carried.


Bylaws discussion regarding the annual meeting took place. A motion made by Diane Davidson and seconded by Shirley Timashev to accept two amendments to the proposed bylaws:


First change:

Article VII, Section K – Miscellaneous Powers; Limits will now read: “At the annual business meeting, the Board of Directors shall present an annual report to the members, which shall include a general statement of the significant developments during the preceding year, plans for the current year including the approved budget, and statements of financial condition of LBA and its subsidiaries.”


Second change:

Article IX, Section A – Amendment will now read: “Amendments of the Bylaws, a waiver of any provision thereof, or the amendment or revocation of the Articles of Incorporation, may be passed by a more than two thirds vote at a general meeting after due notice to the members.”


The motion carried with one abstention (Derzon). Dave will announce these proposed changes at the annual meeting.




LOTS NOT INCLUDED IN LBA: George discussed lots not included in the lake at this time that were in the original subdivision. There are two categories of lots: Those lots that are not in the lake and lots that never paid the membership fee. He will be investigating this further and will report back to the Board at a future meeting.




SPECIAL EVENTS: Shirley will be preparing for Sand Day.


TREASURER’S REPORT: Karen discussed financials and stated that she would be going over each line item at the annual meeting. Discussion took place about the WID’s contribution to LBA and Mike Niebling was asked to discuss this with the WID associates as to whether an amount should be listed on the LBA budget. Karen reminded Board members to reference their expense categories on their receipts in order for the accountant to properly categorize the expenses.


ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Diane discussed recent tree removal and plantings throughout the community.


MEMBERSHIP: Regina reported that 5 transfers were received in January with 20 outstanding transfers. She added that presently 22 people still have outstanding fees from 2004.


The Board thanked Regina Derzon, David Feld and David Dale for their devoted service to the Board. This is the last board meeting for each of these members.


IMPROVEMENTS: Mike Niebling submitted his report in writing to the Board.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:48 PM.


Respectfully submitted,


Uri Arkin

LBA Board Secretary