Chetolah Shores Civic Association Annual Meeting Minutes
May 8, 2014
6:30-7:15 registration, dues collection, launch key purchase
I. President Eric Siegel introduced present board members and welcomed a
group of new and established residents. He pointed out that our new,
website is up and running. It is easy to navigate, and has a quick link
to complete to
contact the board for any questions or issues. The board is also working
our e-mail and voicemail responses.
II. Treasurer Patty Costigan presented a comprehensive financial report
of the CSCA
expenses and revenue from 2011 to present and explained the balance
general subdivision-wide expenses and dock expenses.
III. President Eric Siegel offered a listing of several neighborhood
completed this year. Among them, installation of security cameras and
lighting at Cass
Lake boat launch (to be completed 5/l4), updating website and Facebook,
and updates of signage, update and maintenance of voicemail and e-mail,
social events, and resolution of homeowner issues.
IV. Trustee Lloyd Lewis described some on-going and future initiatives.
the repairs and replacements of docks on both Cass and Elizabeth Lakes,
the improved safety and appearance. We have hired a lawn service that
common areas (launch, lot 19, island at Chipman and Charest, Elizabeth
on a weekly basis.
Slip Manager Tina Green discussed CSCA financial support for the
Lake fireworks, and well as how individuals can help resume this annual
There will be a link on the CSCA website to the fireworks website for
Trustee Mark Webberly described the exciting Elizabeth Lake beach
improvement plans. He, along with a few neighbors including a structural
have created the plans and will provide the physical labor. Any help
would be greatly
appreciated, and he asked that anyone willing contact him after the
meeting. (He was
delighted that four neighbors volunteered at the meeting!) This beach
is a great asset
that is available to all of our neighborhood.
V. The general terrible condition of our streets was brought up.
Resurfacing must be
approved by 51% of residents on the street, and a special assessment
would be added
to their taxes to pay for it. Pothole repair is the responsibility of
Oakland County Road
Commission and they need to be contacted. There is a direct link on our
website to do
VI. Questions and concerns regarding the mandatory dues were raised by
The CSCA by-laws were reviewed and discussed. After lengthy discussions,
brought together to make a recommendation.
A question was raised regarding how improvements are determined and
prioritized. This is done by board consensus at our (mostly) monthly
and concerns can be e-mailed or called in, or a resident can attend a
The dates and agendas are posed on the website. Anyone wishing to attend
need to contact President Eric Siegel through the website to confirm and
Hazel Lewis for any agenda items to add.
VII. Secretary Hazel Lewis shared that the existing board officers all
have agreed to
serve for another year. However, if there were any members in good
would like to be considered, they needed to speak up. None did so. The
reelect the present board officers was made, seconded and approved. Our
manager resigned and the board asked for volunteers for that position.
none, Trustee Lloyd Lewis agreed to take over that position, leaving his
two year trustee
position open for next year. Resident Nick Jahn volunteered. Trustee
moved, seconded and approved. Thank you, Nick, and welcome!
2014 CSCA Board
1 Year Trustee
2 Year Trustee
2 Year Trustee
3 Year Trustee
3 Year Trustee
Nick Jahn (completing 2nd year of Lloyd Lewis term)
VIII. Meeting adjourned at 8:40