Smoke Signals – News

October 7, 2021

2022 ILPOA Board Candidate Information

We are excited to present to our ILPOA Community four (4) candidates for the 2022 ILPOA Board: Barry Alick, Dan Cannon, Ric Breeden*, and Tom Orelup*. You can click on the links below to review their applications, BIO, and questionnaires. If you can join us on Saturday, 10/9 at 1 […]
November 23, 2021

Important Update Regarding Lawsuit

Dear ILPOA, We have moved one step closer to the closure of case SD 36800, Brunts, O’Fallon, Williams, Wideman vs. ILPOA.  Today we received notification that the Missouri Court of Appeals ruled and issued its opinion affirming the trial court’s judgment in favor of ILPOA.  The appellants, represented by Levy, […]
November 18, 2021

Ballot Category Count Explained

Since 2018, the ILPOA Board has used nine different colors for balloting elections and surveys in hopes of obtaining data that will help us better understand our community and ultimately make better decisions. While the colors may change from year to year, the categories remain constant. The colors used for […]
November 16, 2021

Road Closures (11/22 – 11/24)

We have contracted with an asphalt paving company to do some large repairs and patches for and paid for by the water company. We will have road closures in the following areas between 11/22 and 11/24: Entrance road, bottom of the hill Lakeshore near Lone Wolf Lakeshore near the cemetery/cove […]
November 15, 2021

Election Results Explained

1) The proposed by-law change for the establishment of a special assessment for “Road Repair and Construction Fund” failed to receive the necessary 2/3rds majority for passage, thus it failed. It received 54%.  541 ballots were cast of which 290 voted yes and 251 voted no. As a condition outlined […]
November 13, 2021

Security Update (November ’21)

ILPOA and CCSD Partnership The ILPOA Board of Directors has concluded that the Crawford County Sheriff Department (CCSD) sub-station within our community will best serve the community if it is established in the back room of the office.  The Board wishes to thank all of the thoughtful members who provided […]
November 13, 2021

ILPOA Election Results

I want to thank all of our members who voted in the recent ILPOA annual balloting for candidates, by-law changes, and rules & regulation changes. Without your input, our community cannot function. A special thanks goes out to Marsha Schramm as Chair of our Election Committee as well as all […]
November 2, 2021

Winter Lake Levels

Maintenance will begin lowering the lake to winter levels on Tuesday, November 9th, weather permitting. The temperatures are key to the safety of our staff and the need for using the patrol boat.  If you have any questions you can email the ILPOA Office at Tom McClard, Chairman Maintenance 
October 27, 2021

Important Ballot Clarification

It has come to the Board’s attention that there is some confusion amongst Members in the community regarding Ballot Item Number One – Establishment of a Special Assessment for “Road Repair and Construction Fund” If the Roads Assessment passes, the assessment language and the process to collect will work in […]