Leesville Lake Association, Inc.

Minutes of Board of Directors Meeting, November 10, 2011


January 5, 2012


Present: Zimmerman, Tannehill, Bratz, Moore, Beaton, Pettit, Revelle, Winters

Absent: Apple, Dalton, Estes, Kolotushkina, Reilly


Call to Order: By Zimmerman at 7:08 p.m. Agenda approved unanimously; motion Bratz, second Pettit.


Minutes of Oct. 13 Meeting: Approved as written unanimously; motion Moore, second Pettit.


Treasurer’s Report: Approved as submitted unanimously by hand vote; motion Winters, second Tannehill


Committee Reports:

Membership (Moore)- 312 members; down 21from Oct 13. Newsletter to printer tomorrow. Sales of calendar better than last year at this time. Report submitted.

Debris (Winters)- Cox reported 28.37 tons removed as of Oct. 4. Large quantity remains in vicinity of Brumfield.

Navigational Aids (Pettit)- AEP still has not let contract for design. Recommends Assn. send letter to AEP seeking its schedule for design and installation of aids. Zimmerman will do so.

Water Quality (No chairman)- Lobue submitted report. Recommends designating committee chairman and getting volunteers or discontinuing use of the volunteers for this activity. Zimmerman to pursue.

Safety (No chairman)- Revelle indicated he intends to pursue Coast Guard certification to conduct vessel safety checks.

Health (No chairman)- No report.

PR (Bratz)- Report submitted. Highlighted activities to be promoted/advertised in 2012.


Old Business:

Storage building has not been purchased.


New Business:

TLAC- Zimmerman discussed recent discussions/current situation; requested Assn member serve on administrative staff part time; asked to propose a job description. Zimmerman will submit, follow-up and report future developments.

Meeting with Sen. Warner- Rec’d adequate hearing re AEP issues.

Meeting with Members of Congress, Oct 25- About 65 reps of several organizations in states with AEP-controlled lakes rec’d a positive hearing; appears Congress may take up legislation that would remove authority to control lakes from Federal to state governments.

Dedication of Visitor’s Center at AEP- Zimmerman attended.

Need BOD members- Winters urged we seek members. Zimmerman to write to HOA’s asking them to recommend members.


Adjournment: Motion by Tannehill, second by Moore unanimously approved at 8:35 p.m.


Respectfully,

Gordy Bratz,

Secretary