Smoke Signals – News

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 […]
October 26, 2021

Beaver Trapper Needed

As we all prepare to get ready for winter at the lake so it appears the beavers are doing the same. In Cover 9 we see evidence of beavers building a new den. If you know of someone who can trap beavers we could use their help. Please send their […]
October 23, 2021

ILPOA Election Update

ILPOA 2021 ballots and instructions were mailed to our members on 10/22. Returned ballots must go through our post office box. Ballots cannot be returned to the ILPOA office. The election committee will retrieve all ballots from the ILPOA post office box at 9:00 am on 11/10.  Counting of ballots […]
October 22, 2021

Lawsuit Update

As previously posted regarding the Indian Lake Civic Association vs Indian Lake Property Owner’s Association lawsuit, the Oral Arguments were completed by the attorneys representing both parties. The Missouri Courts Website has posted the audio recording from the Southern District Oral Arguments on their website. If you would like to […]
October 13, 2021

Legal Update

Dear ILPOA, The following Legal Update was provided by Chris Pinaire, ILPOA Legal Chair. If you have any questions for Chris you can email him at As previously communicated and discussed during our member meeting last weekend, I wanted to give an update regarding the lawsuit that has been […]