Lake Front Royal Property Owners Association, Inc.
Lake Front Royal Property Owners Association, Inc. Lake Front Royal Property Owners Association, Inc. serves as the governance association for the Lake Front Royal community
115 Lake Front Road Front Royal VA 22630
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Lake Front Royal Property Owners Association, Inc.

POA Minutes

April 15, 2019

Digital Attachement

LFRPOA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Samuels Library

Front Royal, Va.

April 15, 2019

Call to order: Robert Roush, President; called the meeting to order.

Present: Robert Roush, President; James Barnes, Vice-President; Erin MacMillan, Treasurer; Kenneth Harvey, Secretary; Charles Gornowich, Chair. 

Absent: None

Adoption of Agenda- Additions or Deletions

On a motion by Charles Gornowich, seconded James Barnes, and by the following vote, the Board adopted the agenda as presented.

Aye: Roush, Gornowich, Harvey, MacMillan, Barnes, Harvey

Action Items

Presidents Report: Status of the POA

Mr. Roush provided the status of the POA since the seating of new board members in January 2019.

  • Explanation of fixing Quick Books. Determination of liens and their validity.
  • Dam maintenance, Inspection has been completed. Minor issues need to be completed prior to the certificate being issued.
  • Status of the County contract.
  • Mr. Roush requested a road maintenance plan for this summer from the County.
  • Discussion of Ms. MacMillan leaving the Board due to accepting employment in New York.

County Contract Status

Mr. Gornowich provided the status of the proposed County contract and a brief over view of the Boards proposed combining of the SDAC and the POA board as well as why.

  • Review by Pond law group completed. Daniel Pond concerned about a possible conflict of interest since the group collects passed due taxes for the County. We will need to sign a release as well the County.
  • Signing of the contract with the County will relieve us of the maintenance responsibility of certain areas such as the dam and lake area.
  • Combining the two entities will simplify who is collecting fees, meetings and maintenance responsibilities and increase collections.

Treasurers Report:

Ms. MacMillan provided the status of Quick Books and an overview as to how the Board came up with the proposed FY2019 budget.

  • Quick Books currently has over 600 owners listed but we only have 346 lots. She is reviewing each entry to determine the current owners as well as any past due fees.
  • The budget was determined by reviewing what records were available for the past five years and what the Board has paid to date this year. The proposed budget for the POA has been reduced 25% from previous years.
  • P&L provided.
  • Summary of the past 30 days of collections provided.
  • Currently there is over $25,000 in collections.

On a motion by Ms. MacMillan, seconded by Mr. Barnes and by the following vote, the Board adopted a motion to pay the insurance annually instead of monthly.

Aye: Roush, Gornowich, Harvey, MacMillan, Barnes, Harvey

Next Meeting

Items for the next meeting:

  • New mail boxes
  • By Law changes
  • News letter
  • Adding the current volunteers, Ms. Fox and Mr. Castle to the Board as chairs

It was noted that the Lake Front Royal Property Owners Association will meet again on June 10th.

The meeting was adjourned by Mr. Roush at 7:15.