Leesville Lake Association, Inc.


Minutes of Board Meeting, May 12, 2011

Altavista Train Station, Altavista, Va.


Present: Bratz, Caprario, Estes, Moore, Pettit, Revelle, Tannehill, Winters, Zimmerman

Absent: Apple, Beaton, Dalton, Kolotushkina, Reilly,


Call to Order: By Zimmerman at 7:04 p.m.


Minutes of Meeting of Apr 14, '11: Moved by Caprario to approve as submitted; Second by Moore; Passed by voice vote.


Treasurer's Report (Moore): Moved by Bratz to approve as submitted; Second by Caprario; Passed by hand vote. Provided copy of letter from Pittsylvania Co. indicating its contribution of $2,000 for the “upcoming budget year” (attached).


Committee Reports

Membership (Moore): 1. Report of Apr 30 attached. 2. Discussed options re: recipients of mailed version of newsletter vis-a-vis printing & postage costs and about putting newsletter deadlines on the 2012 calendar.


Debris (Winters): 1. Report of May 7 attached and amended as follows: 86 T-shirt orders, 56 picnic sign-ups, $5,770 sponsor donations & $5,300 in-kind services contributions 2. APCO has let contract for debris removal. 3. TCRC’s request for rehearing denied by FERC.


Navigational Aids (Pettit): Will contact APCO’s Parcell re: status of nav aids project now that debris contract has been let.


Water Quality (Lobue): 1. Report of May 12 attached.


Safety (Caprario): Vessel Safety Checks will be conducted May 21, 9 a.m.- 4p.m., at Tri-County Marina.


Health: Zimmerman said Julie Pettit will chair committee but not be member of the Board.


Public Relations (Bratz): 1. Report of May 5 attached. 2. "Land & Lake-scaping" Program attended by 17 people; content was expert and well received. 3. Beautification Day Press Release sent to media last week.


Old Business (Zimmerman): Briefed content of final draft of confidential MOU between TLAC & APCO and his discussions with TLAC & county officials. He will continue to pursue & won’t commit Assn to any action without a full review of this matter by Board members.


New Business:

  1. Purchase of Storage Shed (Caprario): Suggested Assn should purchase a ready-to-assemble vinyl shed with floor for storage of Assn property at Tri-County Marina. Given the amount and size of the property, a structure of 8-ft. x 10-ft to 10-ft. x 12-ft. was thought necessary. Such structures cost $700 to $1,700. Tannehill agreed to having it on his property and will select the site. That will determinate the maximum footprint of the shed. Moved by Bratz, second by Estes that Caprario & Tannehill explore & recommend action to the Board at its next meeting.

  2. Raffle Tickets (Moore): Members are urged to sell; more are available from Reilly.

  3. Annual Meeting Speaker (Moore): Suggested presenter from area Soil and Water Conservation District. Zimmerman suggested Brad Wright, Dept of Forestry, address its “Firewise” program. Bratz will ask if he’s available/willing.


Adjourn: Moved by Caprario, second by Moore to adjourn; passed by acclamation at 9:20 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Gordy Bratz

June 6, 2011