2019 Annual Election Results

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2019 Annual Election Results

The election committee chaired by Marsha Schramm and Kathy Kamper along with the following committee members completed the counting of ballots on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

Jackie Koyn                    Walter Koyn                              Gary Kamper                    Barry Alick

Lana Santacruz             Henry Santacruz                       Tom Weithop                   Sandy Weithop

Bob Gray                        Francine Heitzman                  Shar Clark                        Pat Volz

Petie Modray               Dana Murray

This is a huge undertaking that this group has tackled with the utmost attention to detail and thoroughness. On behalf of the board and the membership thank you for giving up your entire day to ensure the results.  The ballots counted and details below were for the following; election of new Board of Directors (3), proposed Rules and Regulation changes (4), proposed Bylaw changes/addition (2).

  • This year we mailed out 964 ballots to our members.
  • We had 520 ballots (54% Return Rate) in the P.O. Box when they were picked up on 11/13
  • As of 11/13 we had one 1 ballot that was returned because it was undeliverable
  • As of 11/13 we had one ballot that was not sent to the P.O. box as indicated on the ballots and on the return envelope.

BOARD OF DIRECTION (BOD) ELECTIONS
The following are the results of BOD elections.  The top three (3) candidates who received the three highest number of votes will be sworn onto the ILPOA BOD Board at the December BOD Meeting.

  1. Don Kalista (334 Votes)
  2. Mary Beth Huffman (303 Votes)
  3. Bill Brumitt (267 Votes)
  4. Gary Campbell (244 Votes)
  5. Dale Brunts (137 Votes)
  6. Jim O’Fallon   (78 Votes)

  NOTE: There were 12 write in names.  1 had 3 votes, 3 had 2 votes, and 8 each had 1 vote.

By-Law Results: 

ARTICLE VIII BUDGET- SECTION 7, LIMITATIONS ON SPENDING 

PASSED.  503 Votes.  349 YES, 154 No.  69% Yes
A.2 – Phase 2-Cove 9 Bridge- Construction Assessment.  The Board of Directors shall be authorized to levy a one-time special assessment of $362,821 for the phase 2 construction of the Cove 9 bridge by each Member who owns a developed (lot with a dwelling) and/or an undeveloped lot (lot without a dwelling on it) within the subdivision.

  • Each member in Indian Hills Subdivision who owns a developed lot (lot with a dwelling) and/or an undeveloped lot (lot without a dwelling on it) shall be subjected to a one-time special assessment of $376.00.
    • Members will be given the option to make two equal payments totaling $376.00 if they so choose. Due no later than March 1st 2020 and August 1st 2020.
  • All special assessment funds collected for the Bridge Construction will be held in a Restricted Special Assessment fund and all funds not used will go toward road work within Indian Hills subdivision.

ARTICLE IV. MEETING OF MEMBERS, SECTION 3

FAILED.  512 Total Votes.  334 YES, 178 No.  65% Yes
PLACE OF MEETINGS

Proposed Change:
Any organized or scheduled meeting of the Members shall take place at the Indian Hills Community Hall (hereinafter referred to as Community Hall). In addition to any physical or electronic location deemed appropriate by the ILPOA board. Content of each meeting shall be similar in scope and content.

Rules & Regulation Results:

Ballot Item # 1:  PASSED   511 Total Votes.  389 YES, 122 No.   76% Yes
SECTION 2. BOATS. PARAGRAPH E. BOAT REGISTRATION; SUBPARAGRAPH 1
Proposed Change:
All boats being launched, operated, docked at private or ILPOA docks or on lifts in the lake water of Indian Hills subdivision are required to be registered with the Association Office and to display current ILPOA boat stickers purchased at a total cost of twenty five ($25.00) which will be affixed on the left and right side near the back/rear 1/3 of the boat, above the water line. Lot numbers will be affixed next to the ILPOA boat sticker no less than 3” tall on the right and left side of the watercraft.

Ballot Item #2: FAILED  501 Total Votes.  206 YES.  295 No.  41% Yes
SECTION 3. LAKE RULES, PARAGRAPH B. SPEED LIMIT
Proposed Change:
Boating speed limit of forty miles per hour (40 mph) will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. starting the first Tuesday after Labor Day through the Thursday preceding Memorial Day. Other times, the speed shall be a maximum of five miles per hour (5 mph) with minimum wake.
SECTION 4. SKI, TUBE AND WAKEBOARD SAFETY, PARAGRAPH A.
Proposed Change:
Watersports (i.e. skiing, tubing, and wakeboarding) are allowed from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. starting the first Tuesday after Labor Day through the Thursday preceding Memorial Day. Boating speed limit of forty miles per hour (40 mph) will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. starting the first Tuesday after Labor Day through the Thursday preceding Memorial Day.

Ballot Item #3 FAILED  503 Total Votes.  229 YES, 274 No.  46% Yes
SECTION 4. SKI, TUBE AND WAKEBOARD SAFETY; PARAGRAPH L.
Proposed Change:
Wake surfing is permitted by V-drive and direct drive watercraft in the middle of the lake during weekdays only.  Wake surfing is prohibited on weekends.
NOTE: If this Ballot item passes then SECTION 4. SKI, TUBE AND WAKEBOARD SAFETY, Paragraph M. “All tow ropes must be at least 50’ long” will be overturned.  

Ballot Item #4 PASSED.  503 Total Votes.  391 YES, 112 no.  78% Yes
SECTION 25. LOWERING OF THE LAKE
Proposed Change
The ILPOA Board of Directors will lower the lake every four (4) years (Presidential/leap year) starting in 2020 to allow for repairs on docks/seawalls.

NOTE: Ballot envelopes were picked up on Wednesday, November 13 at approximately 9:00 AM. The USPS employee confirm that all mail from ILPOA PO Box included mail available through 11/13/19 (Tuesday)

Mark McLean

President-ILPOA