January 10, 2014

Minutes of Board of Directors Meeting

Leesville Lake Association, January 9, 2014, Altavista Train Station, Altavista, Va.

Quorum present. Attending: Beaton, Bratz, Dragan, Marshall, Revelle, Zimmerman. Absent: Tannehill,

Call to Order: 8:25 p.m. Convened after Quarterly Members’ Meeting featuring talk and Q & A period by Jerry Hagerman, Supervisor, Pittsylvania Co. and Chairman, Tri-County Lakes Administrative Committee (TLAC).

Minutes of Dec 13, 2013 Meeting: Approved; Motion by Revelle.

Statement of Income and Expense through Dec 31: Approved; Motion by Bratz.


Membership (Capuco): 256 members, including 10 advertisers/sponsors as of Dec 31. In 2012, 30 did not renew; in 2013, 36 didn’t. 2014 1st Quarter membership statement mailed Dec 30, ’13.

Debris (Marshall): Plan of action for 10th Annual Beautification Day (May 17th) sent to Board members on Jan 7th for their follow-up actions. Requested AEP provide skimmer and, if possible, assure high water level.

Safety (Dragan): Continue work with Centra Flight Operations on medevac landing zones and scheduling identification flights.

Water Quality (Lobue): Lynchburg College preparing report of 2013 water quality monitoring results; anticipate receipt next month. Tony Capuco and Sam Kovacic joined monitoring team.

Invasive Plants (Revelle): Survey/monitoring activities suspended due to weather.

Communications (Bratz): Suggested articles for March newsletter. Decision to produce 2015 calendar contingent on someone to lay it out; discussed technical requirements for photos as set by publisher and printer and issues of submission and selection, saying these should be determined and announced. Production of new map also depends on finding someone to lay it out new map; consensus reached to produce in 2015. Board amended contract for redesign of Website accepted by Galvanek/Wahl today.

Unfinished Business.

Bylaws Committee: Bratz, Marshall, Wallace and Zimmerman met Jan 7; revisions being drafted for submission to Board.

Nominating Committee: Marshall establishing per bylaws.

New Business.

50th Anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake: Zimmerman reported on meeting of SML Chamber of Commerce Steering Committee formed to mark the 50th anniversary of SML in 2016 saying it didn’t plan to include Leesville Lake in its activities. Board consensus was to participate two more months after which we either continue or withdraw and, if the latter, consider sponsoring our own event or events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Leesville Lake.

Adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Gordy Bratz, Secretary