Smoke Signals – News

August 5, 2021

Water Test Update (08/05/21)

On Monday, August 3rd, we conducted a round of e.Coli testing with Ozark Testing. After our tests ahead of July 4th indicated higher than acceptable levels in Cove 9 and near the beach, we wanted to make sure that we re-tested and took appropriate actions to ensure the safety of […]
July 24, 2021

Building Permit Policy Updates

Your ILPOA Board of Directors has determined that it is necessary to update requirements to the Building Permit Policy.  SEAWALL: Riprap (rock) material will be added to seawall construction to help reduce the severe wave action on the main body of our lake.  Also, construction activity on Association property has […]
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 […]