February 21, 2007

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, David Goslin, Jerry Mendenhall, Lark Lovering, Kevin Howe, Pete Walker, Carolyn Coldren, Mark Cavich, Shirley Timashev and Frank Aukofer. Board members Steve Klein and Bill Herz were not present. Other guests included lake residents Chris Pabilonia and Kimberly Smith.

The minutes of January 10, 2007 were approved as presented.


CALENDAR REVIEW: The calendar was reviewed.

ANNUAL MEETING: Stuart discussed the agenda for the upcoming annual meeting. He asked committee members to send him any info that he should add to his President’s report.


WATERWAY DRIVE TRAFFIC STUDY REQUEST: Stuart reported that community members have worked with George Waters and would like to have a study done. He stated that it requires a letter from LBA to Penny Gross requesting the initiation of a traffic study.

A motion was made by Stuart and seconded by Carolyn to have Stuart send a letter from the Board on behalf of the concerned Waterway Drive residents to begin a traffic study. All voted in favor.

ICE SKATING: Warning signs have been placed at various locations. Two fire departments did practice drills involving ice rescues. Kevin has purchased some additional signs that will be installed.

CREW CONTRACT: Stuart reported that the 2007 crew contract has been signed.

MEDIATION CONTRACT: Stuart suggested that the contract not be renewed. The Board concurred.

Stuart reported that George McLennan would like to continue as chair of Improvements but he would like to be reimbursed for expenses. It was agreed that $150 should be paid to him monthly.


IMPROVEMENTS: George McLennan’s report is included in the packet.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Shirley informed the Board that she had signs made for the upcoming annual meeting.

WATER SAFETY/BEACH MAINTENANCE: Dave reported that despite recent advertising, presently we did not have a WSS in place. He added that he has had two conversations with Kevin Hardy and he possibly is interested in working 20% of the time. Two assistant managers are interested in coming back as well. Do not have a full time senior person at this time.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Jerry called attention to the recent financial statement and stated that we finished 2006 in good shape. Discussion of the reserve fund took place.

ARC: Kevin stated that things are going smoothly. He reported on the engineering study on the retaining walls. Replacement costs and maintenance for the retaining walls were discussed in his report. Kevin also stated that we need to notify the county about deficiencies in the developer’s work before the county returns the developer’s bond.

COMMUNITY WATCH: Pete reported that Mason District puts out a list of people that they are looking for and they would like assistance from LBA. He is going to check to see if they could add it to their website that we could refer people to.

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: Stuart reported that Bill is working on the handbook.

LEGAL: Stuart stated that he had Chadwick look into the 4 LBF lots in Parcel A that are taxed. Chadwick recommended that they be transferred to LBA and will begin working on it.

MEMBERSHIP: Carolyn reported 10 transfers in January.

PUBLICATIONS: Mark reported receiving a bid for $7,000+ to produce a new directory. It was felt that 16 pages of advertising would be needed. Mark showed the Board the updated website.

This was the final Board meeting for Lark and Frank. Stuart thanked them for their service. Dave moved, and the Board concurred, to enter a commendation into the minutes.

Penny Gross had a meeting on January 27 with association representatives. Turn- out was good. There will be additional meetings on March 24 and April 21. The March meeting will feature speakers from the county’s zoning and health departments.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:03 PM.

Respectfully submitted by,

Lark Lovering, LBA Secretary