Chetolah Shores Civic Association
Board Meeting Minutes
June 29, 2017
Attending: Kathy Bartus, Jacquelynn Brown, Cheryl Cathcart, John
Coumoundoros, Jiri Culik,
Hazel Lewis, Lloyd Lewis, Kelly Ratkowski, Alex Smith
The meeting was called to order by President Lloyd Lewis at 7:00 p.m.
Lloyd welcomed new Trustees Jiri Culik and Kelly Ratkowski.
Treasurer’s Report – Hazel Lewis reported that 148 residents paid dues
thus far. The beginning
balance was $22,908.45, expenditures totaled $5,753.47 for a current
balance of $17,154.98.
A request was made for approval of funds in the amount of $300.00 for
Sheriff Patrol on
Elizabeth Lake. Motion by Kathy Bartus, seconded by Jacque Brown. Motion
A request was made for a donation of $500.00 for the fireworks display
on Elizabeth Lake.
Motion by Cheryl Cathcart. Second by Jiri Culik. Motion carried
Secretary’s Report – Kathy had no open issues to report.
President’s Report – Lloyd reported on the improvements at the Elizabeth
Lake boat dock site.
Jay from Fast Signs in Farmington Hills, a CSCA resident, donated signs
near the Cass Lake Boat
Launch. A motion was requested for a budget of $350.00 for additional
replacement sign at the
Elizabeth Lake dock and a vinyl sign for Lot 19. A Welcome to Chetolah
Shores sign would also
be nice. Motion made by Hazel Lewis. Second by Kathy Bartus. Motion
We need a new information board at Lot 19 including a “No Swimming”
sign. Discussion to
change the name from Lot 19 to Cass Lake Sunset Park.
Dock assignments are up to date on Elizabeth Lake and on Cass Lake.
Discussion continued on
the matter of the non-paying dock holders at the Cass Lake launch. The
property is deeded to
the residents of Chetolah Shores for the mutual use and enjoyment of
everyone. The deed is
held in trust by the Township, but they want no authority. Many CSCA
Boards over the years
have handled the situation differently.
Welcome Packets – Cheryl and Jacque report distribution is up to date.
Financial Review – Jacque presented the Report of Internal Audit and
Review of Fiscal Year
5/1/16 to 4/30/17.
camera/electrical box at the Cass Lake Launch. Jiri Culik gave his
input, and it was agreed John
and Jiri will work together to review.
Voicemail/Mail - Kathy reported all voicemail retrievals and post office
box mail pickup are up
Boat Slip and Maintenance – Alex Smith reported he still needs to do
some work on docks at
the launch. Good feedback was received on the improvements at the
Elizabeth Lake beach site.
Work still needs to be done. Hazel made a motion to authorize $200.00
for stump removal and
$500 for improvements on Lot 19. Second by Cheryl. Motion carried.
Cass Lake Sheriff Patrol – Lloyd and Hazel contacted 12-15 other
homeowner associations with
Cass Lake frontage/access with several positive replies/authorization of
funds. We feel it
important to look into this further with the Sheriff. Kathy Bartus
motioned we authorize
$600.00 for Cass Lake Sheriff Patrol. Second by Jiri Culik. Motion
There being no further business to come before the meeting, it was
adjourned at 9:37 p.m.
The next Board meeting will be Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:30 at the
home of Kathy Bartus.