LDCA Annual Member Meeting June 8, 2019

Annual Member Meeting
June 8, 2019

Roger Giallorati, President
Scott Coakley, Vice President
Jim Watt, Treasurer
Kim Byrne, Secretary
Rod Anderson
Jerry Agrusa
Kevin Mack

The meeting was called to order by President, Roger Giallorati at 10:05AM.

Election of Officers:

The floor was opened for nominations for three board member positions. Nominees were: Roger Giallorati, Kevin Mack and Jerry Agrusa. Jim Watt made a motion to accept the nominations by Unanimous Proclamation. Kevin Gautsche seconded the motion. A vote was taken, and the motion passed unanimously.

Minutes from the May 11, 2019 meeting were presented by Kim Byrne. The minutes were approved as written.

Membership Drive:

To date there are 176 members. The drive continues its momentum.

Treasurers Report:

Jim Watt presented the Treasurers Report. The report was approved as written.

The 2019-2020 budget proposal was presented by Jim. Jerry made a motion that the budget be approved as written. Rod seconded the motion. A vote was taken, and the budget proposed budget passed unanimously.

Aquatic Life:

Goose Egg roundup produced 39 eggs. Some goslings have been observed. The goose population has decreased with the current program. The difficulty continues to be the migration of geese from surrounding waters.

There are “No Wake” signs that have been removed. They will be replaced with current stock.

Adra Boucher presented reports on the water testing. The phosphorus level is improving.


The dredger is scheduled to meet with Jim Watt the week of July 8th to begin excavation for the location of the site for the spoils from the dredging project. Dredging will begin the week of July 15th. Christine Hollenbeck was in attendance to discuss the dredging of north bay. North Bay is hoping to reduce the cost of their dredge by contracting with the same company LDCA. The spoils from their dredge will be placed on the Hollenbeck property.

The lake level was discussed. It was explained that if the lake was raised by 3”, the need for dredging would be less imminent. This can be accomplished by placement of a board in the dam with approval from Hillsdale County Drain Commission.


Volunteers are being sought to help with the remaining painting projects. A work day has been scheduled for June 22, 2019 @ 9AM.

There are seats for swing-sets that need to be replaced. Jo Ellen Wright will pick up the seats, and cover the costs of same.

Calendar of Events:

Lake-wide Garage Sales – June 15
Golf Outing – July 27
Family Corn Roast – August 3
Toys for Tots – tbd
Volunteers are being sought for help at the Family Corn Roast. Jo Ellen Wright and Nancy Bell volunteer to over-see the kid’s games.

Old Business:

Terry Rupp reported that the two trees on the Woodbridge Road park have not died, and will not need to be removed.

The shoreline restoration project is a work in progress. Euchre tournaments will be scheduled for the second Friday’s of each month beginning at 7 PM.

Terry would also like to set up road side trash pick up for the roads in and around the lake. The first date is Monday, September 2nd @ 9 AM. Volunteers will meet at the public access on Woodbridge Rd.


Dan Fleck (non-member) was in attendance to discuss the ownership of the parks. The parks have reverted back to the township as directed in the LDPOA By-Laws. The township will be transferring ownership of all the parks to LDCA. Dan questions the legality of the process and believes that the township should hold ownership of all the parks.

At 11:12 AM Roger made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Jerry seconded the motion. A vote was taken, and the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted:

Kim Byrne