MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT
ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
May 10, 2006
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was
called to order at 7:32 PM by President Stuart Feldstein at 6425 Lakeview
Drive, Falls Church, Virginia.† Those
present were LBA Directors Stuart Feldstein, Kevin Howe, Steve Klein, Bill
Herz, Mark Cavich, Mike Stahl, Pete Walker and Carolyn Coldren.† Board members Frank Aukofer, Jerry
Mendenhall, Lark Lovering, Dave Goslin, Shirley Timashev and Mike Stahl were
not present.† Improvements committee
member Mike Niebling and Water Safety Supervisor, Van Hoffman, were also
The minutes of April 19, 2006 were approved as corrected.
CALENDAR REVIEW:† The
calendar was reviewed.
Stuart reported that our insurance cost had dropped from
NON-RESIDENT SWIM REQUEST:†
Stuart discussed a non-residents request for use of the beach to train
for a marathon.† After discussion, it
was agreed that unless the person can find a Lake Barcroft sponsor and someone
to be in a training boat with her, LBA cannot permit it.†
JULY 4 REQUEST:† A
local retailer contacted LBA requesting permission to set up a stand for
commercial purposes on July 4.† The
request was denied.†
BIRCHWOOD AND LAKEVIEW NEIGHBOR:† Stuart has been contacted by neighbors on Birchwood who would be
interested in joining the Lake Barcroft community as their lot driveway is on
Lakeview Drive.† It was pointed out that
the lot would have to be within the WID territory before a decision could even
be considered. The Board discussed this issue and Stuart agreed to look into it
and report back.
discussed the list of pending improvement tasks for 2006 throughout the
community.† He asked the Board to review
it and contact him if they have any comments.
Mike Niebling reported that Delfino was able to work on
Recreation Lane to improve the appearance.
Kevin presented drawings for the stairs to Recreation Lane
and will be meeting with contractors over the next couple of weeks to get bids.
Mike Stahl discussed the beach captains and reported that he
solicited volunteers through the Newsletter.†
WATER SAFETY/BEACH MAINTENANCE:† Discussion about all boats being turned over to avoid breeding
mosquitoes.† Stuart introduced Van
Hoffman to the Board.† Van reported that
Christian, Nora, Stuart and Jay would be the assistant managers for the
season.† He added that he has an
approximate staff of 20.† Party fees
will still be $10 per guard per hour.
TREASURERíS REPORT:† The
Treasurerís report was included in the packet.
Kevin discussed retaining an engineering firm to determine how often the
retaining walls should be inspected.†
Proposal submitted for a transition inspection and a bond release as well.† This involves construction easements for one
example.† Approximate cost for the two
retaining wall inspections and the bond release would be around $3,000.†
A motion was made by Pete and seconded by Steve to budget
for this proposal and approve the expense this year.† All voted in favor.
Kevin reported on recent additions that have taken place
where residents have submitted plans after the fact.† The Board felt that this is unacceptable and stronger actions
should be taken.†
Pete reported that the police patrol has started.†
Bill reported that on Earth Day over 500 trees were given away and Kevin
sent Starbucks a thank you letter for their support.† Bill continues to help residents with beaver issues.† Geese problems were discussed and a document
has been put together that will be distributed to all waterfront homes.†
Holly has announced that she no longer wants to be the
coordinator of GeesePeace and Ivan Selig has agreed to assist.
reported that for the month of April, four transfers were received for a total
of $400.† To date, $7,800 has been
reported on a recent meeting of the committee.†
He distributed a list for the Boardís review.† Redesign of the website was discussed.† Mark reported that he had someone interested in doing it for
approximately $2,000.† Stuart commended
the committee for all of their hard work and asked for some samples and costs
on these issues.
Stuart reported that he would be attending the upcoming
adjourned at 9:28 PM.