Board Meeting – September 8, 2010

Crestlake Homeowners’ Association
Board Meeting
St. Joseph Township Meeting
September 8, 2010

Call to Order at 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call
Board Members

Mike Anderson – Present
Art Rapp – Present
Paul Duitsman – Present
Michele Guido – Present
Jim Brock – Present
Elmer Nicklas – Present
Ginny Bolan – Absent
Rick Edwards – Absent

No guests present

Approval of Minutes
     – Motion to approve
     – Motion seconded and Minutes approved

Treasurer’s Report
     – All bills are paid and everything is up to date.
     – As for 2010 dues there are about 32 homes that are not paid.
     – The second notice when out with the $25 late fee. The third notice will go out with payment due no later than October 1 or legal action will be taken.

Secretary’s Report
     – There were home sales during August. The welcome letters were sent out for June, July, and August. Next mailing will be September, October, and November.

Committee Reports
Architectural Committee

     – There was one fence request that was approved.

Ponds and Commons Committee
     – Invoiced received from Ribbe regarding Grand and Park ponds. He will do the seeding when the weather permits.
     – Request made to Burns and Clancy for the final bill. Should receive in a few days.

Web and Communications Committee
     – Mike has added a Child safety event banner to the website. He will send out an email to remind and correct the times of the event.
     – The Neighborhood Watch page needs to be updated. Jim volunteered to read through the information and make any needed changes.
     – 176 people now receive the newsletter.

Babysitters Committee
     – One family requested the list. 55 families have the list. Mike and Michele are going to work on a plan in order to update the list.

Hotline Report
      – There were five calls to the hotline. All were dues related.

Neighborhood Watch/Social Committee
     – The Child Safety Event is ready to go. Hoping to be even more successful than last year. Planning of the Halloween Parade will be next.

Open issues
     – Rick has found a resident willing to take a board position and also take over Web and Communications. Elmer also has found a resident that is willing to take his position and take the Ponds and Commons Committee. This was very welcome news to the board.

New Business
     – Paul brought up the idea of changing the board from nine members to seven members in order to try and have a full board. This is something that will be discussed and possibly passed at the January annual meeting.

Motion to adjourn
     – Made by Paul, seconded by Elmer
     – Meeting adjourned 8:01 p.m.