MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT
ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
March 8, 2006
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) Board of
Directors was called to order at 7:40 PM by President Dave Goslin at 6425
Lakeview Drive, Falls Church, Virginia.†
Those present were LBA officers David Goslin, Kevin Howe, Stuart
Feldstein, Jerry Mendenhall, Shirley Timashev, Mark Cavich, Steve Klein, Mike
Stahl, Carolyn Coldren and Lark Lovering.†
Board members Pete Walker, Frank Aukofer and Bill Herz were not present.
New Board members were welcomed.†
The minutes of February 15, 2006 were approved as corrected.
The minutes of the annual meeting held February 23, 2006
were approved as corrected.
ELECTION RESULTS & ELECTION OF OFFICERS:† Jerry Mendenhall nominated Stuart Feldstein
as President, seconded by Shirley Timashev.†
All voted in favor.† Stuart
Feldstein nominated David Goslin as Vice President, seconded by Mike Stahl.† All voted in favor.† Stuart Feldstein nominated Jerry Mendenhall
as Treasurer, seconded by Mike Stahl.†
All voted in favor.† Stuart
Feldstein nominated Lark Lovering as Secretary, seconded by Mike Stahl.† All voted in favor.
Committee chairs are as follows:†
ARC: Kevin Howe; Beach Maintenance/Water Safety: Mike Stahl; Community
Watch/Security: Pete Walker; Environmental Quality: Bill Herz; Finance/Audit:
Jerry Mendenhall; Improvements: Steve Klein; Legal: Stuart Feldstein;
Membership: Carolyn Coldren; Publications: Frank Aukofer with Mark Cavich
assisting, and Special Events: Shirley Timashev.
CALENDAR:† Kevin Howe
informed the Board that Earth Day will be held April 22 .† Starbucks Coffee has agreed to sponsor this
event.† Dave suggested using this as an
educational day for the community.†
Insurance coverage for the event was discussed.†
Kevin† reported that
dredging will begin this month and that the dredging company hired by the WID
will need to name LBA on their policy as a co-insured.
Shirley Timashev discussed the website and a new section for
Kevin Howe met with an engineer regarding Parcel A involving
the stairway and retaining wall.† Bids
for the stairs will follow shortly.†
Retaining wall maintenance, plantings around markers, and landscaping
were discussed.† Jerry suggested discussing
planting choices with the nearby residents.
Kevin Howe presented Dave Goslin with the JEB Stuart crew
contract for signature.† He expressed
his concern about the dangers of hypothermia and has emailed the crew team
representative to recommend that a gasoline-powered boat be present and nearby
whenever the crew is rowing.
Stuart Feldstein stated that Kevin has discovered beaver
traps set on LBA property and tied to a residentís property. Bill Herz will
first contact the resident to confirm ownership of the traps and request that
they be removed. If this is not sufficient, it was agreed that the Board would
request that the WID contact the resident and inform them that if they do not
remove the traps, the WID will do so.
Stuart Feldstein discussed the vacant lot at the corner of
Glen Carlyn and Blair Road that has recently been put on the market for
sale.† Concern is that this area has a
creek located on it that feeds into Lake Barcroft.† It is also possible that this parcel could be considered to be
part of the Lake.† Kevin added that the
lot is 1.29 acres and is part of the Resource Protection Area (RPA) because of
the creek.† It is zoned R2.† Penny Gross will be contacted and asked to
keep the community advised.
Stuart discussed recent situation regarding a residentís
past due fees.† Chris Lawson informed
the Board that a letter is expected regarding this issue.† Further discussion will take place once this
letter is received.
called attention to Mike Nieblingís report in the meeting packet.
Shirley Timashev will be finalizing Sand Day preparations for sand
delivery, refreshments and games.
WATER SAFETY:† Mike
Stahl updated the Board on the WSS position.†
Kevin suggested contacting a pool company such as Century Pools to see
if they staff guards.† Dave is going to
check with Sleepy Hollow Bath & Racquet Club.† He also suggested contacting the George Mason Patriot dive
Jerry referred to the Treasurerís report in the meeting packet.
ARC:† Kevin Howe
discussed his communications with two residents regarding ARC issues and
presented a draft e-mail to Stuart Feldstein for his review.
He described a proposed addition that does not require
removal of any trees but which the committee is opposing because of its
proximity to the lake.
Stuart discussed tree issues in the community and the Resource
Coldren reported that in 2005, LBA collected $33,300 ($28,000 from the new
Parcel A lots and 53 transfers at $100 each).†
In February there were 4 $100 transfers and one Parcel A lot fee of
$3,500 for a total of $3,900 received.
Stuart received an announcement through Regina Derzon from
the Property Owners Association for Virginia of a seminar on March 18 from 9-1
in Winchester for anyone interested in attending.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:28 PM.
Respectfully submitted by,
Lark Lovering, LBA Secretary