Board Meeting Minutes - March 24, 2011
Those present were: Perry England, Tom Horton, Herve LeBrec, Mike
Degooyer, Merrilee George, Cathy Relyea and John Raffetto
It was reported that there is now graffiti on the upper walkway fence. Mike
will check with a friend about getting some graffiti-proof paint for the
tunnel and will ask him what to do about removing graffiti from wood.
Herve is working with neighbors to get trees trimmed. The neighbors offered
to set up lights and a camera for security. They will provide security
services and medical emergency service in exchange for access to the beach.
The Board will meet with them on April 14. Herve will also get more tree
Closing off the illegal entry over the fence, using the neighbors’ garage,
will be a high priority. Merrilee will contact Roger Childs for an estimate.
Lights on the pathway, locks on the tunnel, a time lock on the gate for no
entry after 10:00 pm were also discussed.
Merrilee will get quotes from Roger for: removal or replacement of the lower
retaining wall, replacing the steps to the grassy area, replacing the steps
to the sandy area, staining the deck and replacing missing slats and
removing brambles on the upper hillside by the tunnel. These items will then
be prioritized and included in the annual dues amount to be set at the
Annual Meeting by the membership on May 18th.
Merrilee reviewed the current financial report with our income total of
$16,535.65 and expenses of $16,566.17. Our ongoing yearly expenses total
$8579.42, with maintenance repairs, kayak, swim platform and net book
purchases totaling $7986.75.
Discussions included: replacing the barbecue, setting up a work party to
clean out the sheds and retain one with all good parts on it, getting rid of
the lawn mower, purchasing additional sturdy lawn furniture, sand for the
beach area, kids’ playground area clean up or removal, nighttime security
checks and additional landscaping.
John will have a sign made regarding boat usage rules, clean up and return
of keys, and he will coordinate with Van to set up buoys with anchors and
defining marker lines for the swimming area. The platform will not be
launched until after July 4th, at which time it will be anchored further out
Tom will purchase locks and cable for each of our water craft and will ask
the Marine Patrol about putting in a boat line buoy in front of our beach.
The keys for the boats will be kept in the bathhouse.
All Board members agreed to remain on the Board for the coming year.