Established 1965 - Cuba, Missouri

Indian Lake is located just 90 minutes from St. Louis

A 1,400-acre private community with a 326-acre lake (5 ½ miles of shoreline) providing family-friendly activities for our members. Indian Lake Property Owners Association (ILPOA) members have access to all ILPOA facilities: Community Hall, Pavilions, Beach/Swimming Area, Tennis Courts and Ball Fields. Members also have the opportunity to participate and enjoy events and activities sponsored by ILPOA and our ILPOA Clubs (Booster Club, Men’s Club, Ladies Auxiliary and Fishing Club. Indian Lake, a place where family memories are made.

Restore Our Lake

100% of your money goes directly to the project of the lake restoration. We have a goal of hitting $1,580,000.

Community News

June 13, 2024

April & May 2024 ILPOA CARE Metrics

The ILPOA CARE Committee wishes to report the following for April and May of 2024. * We wrote 4 citations in April and 30 in May. * Fines associated with April and May citations totaled $300 for April and $850 for May. * CARE employees paid hours were 194.5 in […]
June 6, 2024

Boating Safety and Etiquette Orientation Class

If you missed the Boating Safety and Etiquette Orientation class, below is the You Tube Link to watch the class and the handout page.
June 1, 2024

Lake Restoration Update: June 2024

In case you missed it, last week we sent out the results of our Memorial Day water testing which showed marked improvement in the water profile of the lake. ( Our partner SIS.BIO has produced a supporting report that outlines the great progress we’ve made driven by the Lake Restoration […]
May 24, 2024

Water Testing Results for 2024  

Recent E.coli results at all testing locations were all well under acceptable levels. This means that we have safe water conditions for our holiday weekend. Lake Restoration is very excited to share the recent HAB test results. The results of this test are very encouraging with 62% less HAB biovolume than observed in May of 2023. Additionally, […]
May 18, 2024


On May 2, 2024, five ILPOA Board Members met with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department leadership team to re-confirm the various roles for CCSD and ILPOA CARE regarding the safety of our community, members and guests.  The following are notes from that meeting. * 5/02/24 meeting with CCSD (attendees Sheriff […]
April 16, 2024

Watercraft Speed Limits Reminder

Boating speed limit of forty miles per hour will be from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm starting the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm starting the first Tuesday after Labor Day through the Thursday preceding Memorial Day. Other times, the speed limit shall […]
April 6, 2024

Lake Restoration Update: April 2024

We have great news to share with all members of Indian Lake Property Owners Association.  The lake water quality and health is improving – scientifically improving – with the latest report from our contractor SIS-Bio.  The full report is available at the bottom of this update. $1,271,891 has been raised […]
March 8, 2024

Lake Restoration Update

February 19, 2024

January 2024 ILPOA CARE Metrics

  The ILPOA CARE Committee wishes to present the following CARE Metrics for January 2024: * During the month of January, 2024, CARE wrote one citation, resulting in a fine of $100. * During the month of January 2024, ILPOA CARE employees recorded 174 paid hours of work. * During […]
February 7, 2024

December 2023 ILPOA CARE Metrics

The ILPOA CARE Committee wishes to present the following metrics for December 2023.  We apologize for the lateness as CCSD was short staffed during January. * During December, 2 citations were written.  Neither citation levied a fine on a member.  * Paid hours of CARE employee patrols totaled 262.50. * […]
January 31, 2024

January 27 Excessive Wake Workshop

Notes from 1/27/24 Excessive Wake Workshop The bullet point list below represents my notes as scribe from the 1/27/24 Excessive Wake Workshop. It was not my intent to be a stenographer, thus not everything said is listed below. Additionally, many comments were duplicative.  In such situations, I was not trying […]
January 19, 2024

January Smoke Signal

January 15, 2024

Private Docks

ILPOA Rules & Regulations Section 19 require members to affix their lot numbers in 3-inch-high numbers to their docks facing the lake and easily visible to the Water Patrol. If a violation is observed, the owner will be given 30 days’ notice to correct this problem. If the violation is not corrected […]
January 2, 2024

ILPOA Boating & Wake Rules Enforcement Workshop

Our ILPOA CARE Committee would like to invite all ILPOA members in good standing to attend and participate in a 9:00 – 11:00 am Excessive Wake Workshop on Saturday January 27, 2024, in our Community Hall.  During this workshop, all in attendance will discuss ways in which CARE can most effectively, efficiently and […]
December 15, 2023


The ILPOA CARE Committee wishes to share the following metrics for the month of November, 2023: * No citations were issued during the month of November nor were any fines assessed. * Paid employees of ILPOA CARE worked a total of 228 hours during the month of November. * One […]
December 11, 2023

2024 Board Update

The ILPOA BOD conducted its first meeting with the newly sworn in Board of Directors on Friday December 8th and elected a new slate of officers and department heads. We are pleased to announce that our new President will be Joe Mischik. Serving as Vice President will be Barry Alick, […]
November 30, 2023


The Fall Clean up day (Dumpster Day) was a real success this past Saturday, November 18.  There were plenty of volunteers helping unload the unwanted junk that members had no need to keep.  Several items, however, were not junk and were set aside for the St. James Caring Center Thrift […]
November 30, 2023


“Effective 12/1/23, any boat being registered for the first time at Indian Hills, may need to have the boat inspected prior to Boat stickers being issued.  If you are registering a boat, for which IH boat stickers have never been issued before or previously issued a sticker with a different […]
November 7, 2023

Lake Level

The winter boards have been taken out of the valve box. Given the already low water level, the lake will only lower another 3 inches. This will take several days, assuming no rain.   Tom Orelup, ILPOA Road and Maintenance Chair
October 6, 2023

ILPOA Members Regarding 2023 Annual Meeting

Indian Lake Property Owners Association Members: Please join the ILPOA Board of Directors for our 2023 Annual Meeting of Members on October 14, 2023, starting at 1:00 pm in our Community Center. The Annual Meeting of Members will be in lieu of the regularly scheduled Quarterly ILPOA Member Meeting.  The […]
September 12, 2023

Water Company Repair Agreement and Letter from CSWR

The ILPOA has recently renewed its road repair agreement with CSWR/CR. Confluence Rivers has also prepared a letter to the community that is available below highlighting their commitment to our community. The ILPOA board has worked very closely with the water company over the last few years to improve communications […]
September 8, 2023

August CARE Statistics

 The ILPOA CARE Committee wishes to provide our members with the following August metrics. * Eleven citations were written during the month of August. * Fines totaling $300 were levied against members during the month of August.  * One nuisance property entered legal proceedings during the month of August. * A violation […]
August 30, 2023

ILPOA CARE Committee

At our most recent ILPOA Member Meeting, Jean Rohal and myself discussed our concern with theft of and damage to personal and association property. Monthly CARE Metrics also promised suggestions for when and how to report such incidents to The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department. It is our determination that the […]
August 19, 2023

July CARE Statistics

The ILPOA CARE Committee reports the following metrics for July 2023:  Crawford County Sheriff’s Department averaged 4+ Indian Hills’ patrols every 24 hours during July (2 during day light hours and two to three during the night and early morning).  We continue to appreciate CCSD’s dedication to our community.
August 12, 2023

Proposed Rule/Regulation and By-Law Change Form

As a reminder, the 2023 Proposed Rules & Regulations form, as well the 2023 Proposed By-Law Change/addition form are now available for submission.  Forms are available on our Website ( and can be found under Community, then documents. The forms are also available at the office. Completed forms are to […]
August 4, 2023

BOD Candidate Application

We are looking for members to fill the 2024 Board of Directors’ seats. There are five positions open, three of which are three-year terms and two are two-year terms. Attached is our Board of Directors Application Form. The form is due in the office by 4:00 pm on Friday September […]
July 31, 2023

CARE Metrics – June 2023

The ILPOA CARE Committee will soon publish helpful instructions as to when to call CCSD / 911 as opposed to CARE / ILPOA security along with a suggested narrative for improved response. Please note that we ask our paid CARE employees and watchful neighbors to observe and report while refraining […]
July 25, 2023


I am sure if you have been on the lake this summer you have seen the great improvement in our water quality.   The plan we proposed several years ago is working.   To keep our forward movement, however, we must complete our fund raising this year.  The full payment of our […]
July 18, 2023

Proposed Rules/Regulation and By-Law Changes.

The 2023 Proposed Rules & Regulations form, as well the 2023 Proposed By-Law Change/addition form are now available for submission.  Forms are available on our Website ( and can be found under Community, then documents. The forms are also available at the office. Completed forms are to be submitted to […]
July 12, 2023

July 2023 Road Vote Results

The election committee has completed tallying votes, and the ILPOA board would like to share that the Road Assessment Vote has Failed. The final result was 56% For and 44% Against with vote tallies of 356 For and 280 Against with 636 Members submitting a ballot. I’d like to acknowledge all […]
June 16, 2023

CARE Metrics for May 2023

ILPOA CARE would like to report the following metrics for May 2023 Next month we hope to have 2023 quarterly and year to date patrolling metrics from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department. We appreciate all that CCSD does for our community.
June 13, 2023

Quarterly Member Meeting

Our next Quarterly Member Meeting will be held Saturday July 15 at 9 AM at the Community Center. If you are unable to attend in person, join us via the YouTube link below:
May 16, 2023


The Road Committee has provided a project update for May 2023 and is pleased to share details in the communication below. Please email any questions to The Road Committee is working through a proposal with the board to commence voting on the project in late June and conclude the vote […]
April 16, 2023

Road Initiative April 2023 Update

On April 15th, the ILPOA Road Committee presented their plan to address the road infrastructure to the community. While we were hoping to livestream the event, we encountered some issues however we were able to recover and post the majority of the presentation on YouTube available at the following link: […]
April 6, 2023

Roads Initiative Project

After many months of meetings, evaluation, and healthy debate, the ILPOA Road Committee is excited to present to the community their plan to address the road infrastructure in Indian Hills. Immediately following the Quarterly Members meeting on Saturday April 15th,  the Road Committee will present an overview of the scope of […]
March 30, 2023

Water Patrol Positions Available

ILPOA will be hiring up to two part time water patrol employees. Any member interested in this paid position should e mail or contact the office at 573-885-3360. Please feel free to share this information with any non-members. Requirements are: * If an ILPOA member, you must be a member in […]
March 17, 2023

Quarterly Member Meeting

Our quarterly member meeting will be held on Saturday April 15 at 9 AM at the community center. The meeting will be broadcast on our YouTube channel. Here is the link for that:
February 20, 2023

Attention Boaters! Message from Lake Restoration

Please be aware of the following for the upcoming boating season: Repairing a cut line and/or diffuser costs almost $2,000 to repair.  Many of your lake members have pledged and donated nearly $1.2 million to restore the lake.  A cut line sets us all back.  Please do your part to […]
February 7, 2023

2022 Year End Financial Update

As we have closed the books on 2022, and are looking ahead to 2023, we are providing an update regarding the finances of ILPOA.  There are two documents linked below that are available at The YE Financial Summary provides a view into the association’s income and expenses for 2022, the […]
November 9, 2022

Gate Access Card Replacements

MEMBER PROXIMITY CARDS Dear ILPOA Member: This is a REMINDER, if you haven’t picked up your new gate cards yet, you need too by November 21st. The office hours are Monday-Friday 10am to 4pm. On Saturday November 12, the office will be open from 9am to 12pm, but will only […]
October 4, 2022

2022 Election and Ballots

Board of Directors Election Below you will find the bio’s and completed questionnaire (if provided) for each member running for the ILPOA Board of Directors. Of the candidate below, Robert Dixon (current ILPOA President) and Ric Breeden are on the current ILPOA Board. Please click on the candidates name to […]
September 15, 2022

ILPOA Upgrading Member Gate Access Cards

September 15, 2022 ILPOA 17 Indian Hills Drive Cuba, MO  65453 Dear ILPOA Member: We are in the process of upgrading our Gate Access Cards to provide enhanced security and reporting capability.  As part of this upgrade, everyone who currently has a white proximity card will need to upgrade to […]

Premier Sponsors