Smoke Signals – News

July 23, 2021

Water Testing Update (July 23rd)

On Monday, July 19th we completed our fifth round of testing for Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) continuing our testing regimen that has been in place since mid-May. These tests will continue to be conducted by an independent lab – Phycotech. The latest tests continue to show the presence of potential […]
July 16, 2021

ILPOA President (July Update)

On Saturday, July 10th, we held our 3rd Quarterly Member Meeting for the current fiscal year. The entire Board hopes that you had an opportunity to attend in person, watch it live or later at your convenience via youtube. Should you have any questions regarding what was or wasn’t presented, […]
July 16, 2021

Long-Term Planning Committee (July Update)

In the next few weeks, The Long Term Planning Committee will be circulating a survey to ILPOA, seeking your input relative to a future vision of our community. Please take the time to complete the survey and return it as instructed. Lacking your input, the efforts of The Long Term […]
July 16, 2021

Security (July Update)

Over the past few months, I have met with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department for the specific purpose of increasing their involvement with our lake community. The conversations with the CCSD have yielded excellent results. Perhaps the most meaningful proposal is to allow the County Patrolmen to use our Community […]
July 13, 2021

Recent Fish Kill During 4th of July Weekend

During the Quarterly Member Meeting on July 10th, I summarized a telephone conversation that I had with Rob Pulliam at the MO Department of Conservation regarding the fish kill that we suffered on the 4th of July holiday. Today I am sharing a summary of the correspondence that I received […]
July 9, 2021

Water Test Results (July)

On Thursday, July 1st we conducted E. coli testing with Ozark Testing. We have been conducting this testing to ensure the lake is safe for swimming, in addition to the HAB testing we have been conducting.  The results of the E. coli testing showed elevated levels of E. coli near […]
July 7, 2021

Lake Renovation Update, Next Steps, and Timing

As many of you have read, the fundraising campaign for the Lake Renovation project has gone extremely well.  June 30th was a big Milestone date for the effort.  Last week was the cutoff date to signal if the effort could move forward, based on the amount of money donated and […]
July 7, 2021

ILPOA Quarterly Member Meeting

Per our normal schedule, our Quarterly Member Meeting will be held on the 2nd Saturday of July (as in this Saturday, July 10th, 2021) at the Community Center at 9:00 am.  You can also view the meeting online via ILPOA’s YouTube channel: CLICK HERE A significant portion of Saturday’s agenda […]