MINUTES OF THE LAKE BARCROFT
ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
July 12, 2006
The meeting of the Lake Barcroft Association (LBA) was
called to order at 7:36 PM by President Stuart Feldstein at 6425 Lakeview
Drive, Falls Church, Virginia. Those
present were LBA Directors Stuart Feldstein, Dave Goslin, Jerry Mendenhall,
Kevin Howe, Steve Klein, Frank Aukofer, Lark Lovering Carolyn Coldren, Pete
Walker and Shirley Timashev. Board
members Bill Herz, Mike Stahl and Mark Cavich were not present. Water Safety Supervisor Van Hoffman was also
The minutes of June 21, 2006 were approved as corrected.
CALENDAR REVIEW: The
July calendar was reviewed.
CONSIDERATION OF REAL ESTATE SIGN POLICY: Stuart discussed the recent situation
regarding real estate signs in the community and summarized the discussion that
took place at last months Board meeting.
The history of the existing policy was reviewed. Further discussion took place.
A motion was made by Dave Goslin and seconded by Jerry
Mendenhall that we maintain the existing LBA policy regarding signs. One abstention from Steve, motion carried.
PROPOSED PROCEDURAL RULES FOR LBA RULES: Stuart raised the issue regarding recent ARC
offenders and whether the Board should be empowered to impose a fine. He
informed the Board that the POAA allowed up to a maximum fine of $900. He added that a fine once rendered but not
paid becomes an assessment, which would allow beach privileges to be denied. A lengthy discussion took place.
A motion was made by Frank Aukofer and seconded by Pete
Walker to inform the community about rules that the Board wishes to establish
regarding violators and will put it out to the community for 90 days for
comment. Dave, Jerry, Frank and Lark
voted against it. One abstention. Five in favor, motion carries.
ADMISSION OF ADDITIONAL LOTS INTO LBA AND THE WID: Two non-lake properties have contacted
Stuart about being incorporated into the community. Stuart has discussed this with the WID who explained that this
would be an extremely difficult process and that they are not inclined to move
in that direction. The Board is not
willing to move forward with this issue and Stuart is to contact the
appropriate parties to inform them of the Board’s decision.
NEW BUSINESS - There
was no new business at this time.
WATER SAFETY/BEACH MAINTENANCE: Van Hoffman reported the season has gone smoothly and presently
he is under budget. He discussed recent
storms and beach damage. He informed
the Board that the condition of beach #1 is still in bad shape and has asked
Mike Stahl to look at it to see what can be done and is waiting to hear back
from him. Jerry asked if the recent
expenditure on sand needed to be voted on.
A motion was made by Steve Klein and seconded by Kevin
Howe to authorize the expenditure of sand, back hoe rental and driver cost for
repair of the beaches. All voted in
favor. A motion was made by Kevin Howe
and seconded by Carolyn Coldren to have a truck of sand delivered to beach
#1. All in favor.
Van reported that tagging stations have been established at
the beaches by the guards.
discussed George McLennan’s report.
Dave discussed the issue of this position in the future as a paid
position. Dave suggested the Improvements
committee should meet to discuss this.
Stuart appointed a task force chaired by Steve. Jerry, David and Kevin will serve on it as
Shirley reported that the LBA BBQ is scheduled for August 5 at beach
#5. Labor Day games are scheduled for
September 4 at beach #3.
Jerry discussed the recent financial statement. He addressed a question at the last Board
meeting regarding the dam and informed the Board that LBA owns the dam and the
lake and WID has an agreement with LBA to operate it and maintain the
lake. He was informed by the WID that
the dam itself is not insured, but that the WID does have liability
coverage. Jerry will explore this
Kevin suggested that Stuart write a letter to the WID thanking them for
maintaining the dam and watching it during the storm period.
Retaining wall in Parcel A report will be submitted
soon. A thank you letter to Luis
Fernandez for his help with the steps will go out shortly. Kevin concluded by informing the Board that
construction of the stairs and path between the Cloisters and the beach #2
parking lot will begin next week and will take approximately 2-3 weeks to
Pete stated that they caught a non-resident launching a boat in the
water at beach #2 at 1:45 AM.
reported that there were 9 transfers received in June. Presently there are1031 members, 4
non-member lots, 1 partial payer and 7 outstanding transfers.
Nothing new to report at this time.
Adjourned at 9:46 PM.
Respectfully submitted by, Lark Lovering, LBA Secretary