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CLA Board Meeting

Wednesday, June 21, 2023




When: Please mark your calendars and plan to attend these meetings.

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023 @ 7:00PM




CLA Board Meeting

Chester Township Hall

June 21, 2023, 7pm


  1. Call meeting to order 7 PM

  2. Roll Call

  3. Approval of Agenda

  4. Call to the audience.

  5. Correspondence

  6. Committee Reports

    1. Presidents Report - Betsy Ludwick

      1. Officers

        1. Betsy Ludwick - president

        2. Dan Atwood - vice president

        3. Greg Slater - treasurer

        4. Paula Humphrey - secretary

        5. Bob Blauwkamp - immediate past president

      2. One year term to fulfill Carl Elliott’s term.

      3. All permits for July 3, 2023 activities have been approved.

      4. Meeting with Ottawa Conservation District

        1. Celebration of 85 years

        2. Speakers

      5. July 13, 2023 - LGROWs (Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds) quarterly subwatershed meeting will be at Grose Park, in the Crockery Creek subwatershed. We will be touring and discussing the area by Crockery Lake that was restored by the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership in 2012. Natural shorelines are something that can be applied to all subwatersheds. LGROW will have a natural shoreline restoration certified professional to answer questions.


    2. Secretary Report - Paula Humphrey

    3. Treasurer’s Report - Greg Slater

    4. Events Committee - Mollie

      1. Fireworks - Mollie

      2. Garden Tour - Mollie

    5. Communication and Membership - Betsy

      1. Website storage

    6. Lake Management and Education - Betsy

      1. Sand Creek/Crockery Creek report

      2. Lake Study from July 1995

      3. Discussion on Lake Improvement Board

        1. Proposal from Progressive AE - Paul Hausler

        2. Conversation with Jaimee Desjardins comparing RLS and Progressive AE

        3. Testing report from 1995

        4. Treatment possibilities

      4. Lake regulation ordinance review

    7. Welcome Committee - Paula

      1. Update Residents List and CLA members

  7. July 3 activities

    1. Boat parade

    2. Yard decorating contest

    3. Possible prizes

    4. Fireworks

8. Residents Contact

  1. Notice of Lake Treatment Schedule

    1. The last treatment was done on June 14, 2023. This was not posted because confirmation was not received from PLM that they would treat with what we asked them to treat with.

    2. Treatment was Peroxide based.

  2. Annual Membership Drive

9. Around the table

Next meeting: July 19, 2023 at 7:00PM



*You can also pay your dues ($35) at this meeting and become a member of the association that is working steadfastly for your lake.

Please send any correspondence to or phone any member of the board of directors.

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