MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT
ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
February 15, 2006
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was
called to order at 7:40 PM by President David Goslin at 6425 Lakeview Drive,
Falls Church, Virginia.† Those present
were LBA Directors David Goslin, George McLennan, Karen Wehner, Kevin Howe,
Pete Walker, Stuart Feldstein, Jerry Mendenhall, Shirley Timashev, Frank
Aukofer, Carolyn Coldren and Lark Lovering.†
Board members Diane Davidson, Karen Wehner, and Mike Stahl were not
present.† Improvements Committee member
Mike Niebling and lake resident Heather Thomas were also present.† K
Miller and David Michael of the Northern Virginia Mediation Service, Inc.
attended the meeting as well.
The minutes of January 11, 2006 were approved as corrected.
CALENDAR REVIEW:† The
calendar was reviewed.†
TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE UPDATE:† George McLennan submitted a written report which covered cell
phone service within the community, a technology survey sent out to the community,
an online community directory and electronic voting.
DUMPSTER DAY REQUEST UPDATE:† Heather Thomas
†distributed a request to host a
dumpster day for Lake Barcroft on April 22 at beach #4.† Representatives from a nonprofit
organization, Prospera Initiatives, Inc., will be present to sort items
contributed by residents.† Useless items
will go into a dumpster and the rest will be sold on eBay with proceeds to
benefit the nonprofit. In response to a question, Heather Thomas stated that
the nonprofit would be able to provide receipts to donors.† The issue of insurance coverage was raised
and Heather Thomas agreed to explore how the community could be indemnified
from any damage resulting from the event.
A motion was made by George McLennan to authorize Wydler
Brothers to conduct a dumpster day in Lake Barcroft in accordance with the
proposal of February 15, 2006 to be held on beach 4 on April 22, 2006 with the
condition that LBA would be indemnified should any damages occur and that the
event organizers would have adequate
†insurance coverage.† The
motion was seconded by Carolyn Coldren and all voted in favor.
AGENDA FOR ANNUAL MEETING:†
David Goslin discussed the agenda for the annual meeting.
David Goslin reported that he had sent LBA attorney Ken
Chadwick a letter listing the residents who are
delinquent in paying their dues .
PROPOSED CONTRACT ON MEDIATION SERVICES:† David Goslin
recommended retaining a
local mediation service which could
offer a greatly discounted rate to Barcroft residents.† Such a service could reduce unnecessary
escalation of disputes between households by
providing a structured conversation for the
households which are having
trouble resolving their problems.††
David Michael of Northern Virginia Mediation Service, Inc. made a
presentation to the Board, describing how the services are provided and the
qualifications of the mediators.
George McLennan made a motion to approve the proposal
made to retain the Northern Virginia Mediation Services, Inc. subject to
negotiation of the final contract.† The
motion was seconded by Pete Walker and all voted in favor.
†made a motion to acknowledge the exceptional contributions to the
community made by retiring board members George McLennan, Diane Davidson, and
Karen Wehner.† The motion was seconded
by Stuart Feldstein and all voted in favor.
Mendenhall called attention to Mike Nieblingís report.† The boundaries of the Cloisters development
in Parcel A have been permanently marked.
on Sand Day, the
Easter Egg Hunt and the Ice Cream Social.†
†Frank Aukofer questioned the expense amount appearing
under the Newsletter category in the financial statement presented by Karen
Pete Walker reported that
the Police patrol
will begin in May.
Coldren reported that one new membership payment for $3,500 was received in
January from a
†made a motion, seconded by Kevin Howe, to †
thank †David Goslin for his service as
President.† All voted in favor.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 PM.