MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT
ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
October 19, 2005
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was
called to order at 7:37 PM by President Dave Goslin at 6425 Lakeview Drive,
Falls Church, Virginia. Those present
were LBA Directors David Goslin, George McLennan, Karen Wehner, Kevin Howe,
Diane Davidson, Frank Aukofer, Stuart Feldstein, Mike Stahl and Jerry
Mendenhall. Board members Pete Walker,
Shirley Timashev, Carolyn Coldren and Lark Lovering were not present. Lake residents Sammie Guy, Marie Glass, Kay
Cooper and Nancy Walker were also present.
The minutes of September 14, 2005 were approved as
CALENDAR REVIEW: The
calendar was reviewed.
PREPARATION FOR THE CIVIC AFFAIRS MEETING: Dave went over the agenda for the
meeting. Tree policy will be mentioned
as well as beaver help. George will
reference the Nominating committee and Kevin will report that the ARC is
reviewing the existing guidelines.
ARC ISSUE: Sammie
Guy and Marie Glass presented their case against recent construction on Dockser
Terrace and requested the Boards assistance in resolving their final
APPOINTMENT OF A NOMINATING COMMITTEE: George McLennan will chair the Nominating
Committee and Carolyn Coldren will be the co-chair. George reported that Joe Pisciotta and Sarah deSeve have agreed
to serve on this committee.
PUBLICATION SOFTWARE UPDATE: George informed the Board that new software will need to be
purchased and the cost is approximately $1,000.
LAKE BARCROFT CHARITABLE GIVING: Nancy Walker discussed ways for community members to provide
support to the recent hurricane victims.
She stated that there are many people that want to help but that it is
difficult to find ways to and how can we make it easier and connect into the
county response? She stated that
communication to assist with various
situations including an “adopt a family” program needs to take place. Fifteen residents have been involved with
various parts of this situation. Frank
suggested using the sources within the lake such as the newsletter and the
lakelink. Fairfax County Family Cares
Program and Northern Virginia Family Services have been involved as well. She stated that the groups name will be
“Lake Barcroft Cares” and that they have a mission statement and their
objectives prepared. She will report
back with an update.
WATER SAFETY REPORT:
Mike reported that Water Safety Supervisor Anne Marie has e-mailed a
summary report for the end of the season that includes bonus suggestions for
the lifeguards. He added that an offer
will be sent to her for next year’s season in hopes that she will return as the
Karen distributed a proposed draft budget for 2006 for the Boards
ARC REVIEW: Stuart
discussed a property extension of a fence within the community. Kevin will be working with Stuart on this
has been conducting a study on a tree removal needs within the community and he
and Jerry have identified several dead trees that need to be removed. He stated that a certificate of insurance
will be required by the company doing any work on LBA property.
Jerry discussed the pathway on Parcel A and a recent meeting
with one of the homeowners. It was
agreed to seek out a civil engineer to come in and give an on site visit to
develop the lay of the pathway. The
project is scheduled to be completed by April’06. Cypress tree plantings on Jay Miller have been requested my
residents on this street to help supply privacy from the new homes in Parcel A
and anticipated costs are around $4,000.
Kevin suggested not using this particular type of tree due to their weak
tree roots and has suggested evergreens instead. Jerry has also estimated approximately $1,000 in flower
Holly Hazard has requested a boat trailer for the geese
boat. George added that the lifeguard
boat needs one as well. Cost is
anticipated around $1,200 each.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:24 PM.
Respectfully submitted by, Chris Lawson, acting secretary.