Smoke Signals – News

December 19, 2021

ILPOA Communication Committee Update

The following update was provided by Robert Dixon who chairs the ILPOA Communication Committee I will chair the 2022 ILPOA Communication Committee with the assistance of last year’s chair Dan Cannon. Our first order of business is to form our committee. I have reached out to those who were on […]
December 16, 2021

Important Legal Update (12/16/21)

Yesterday, the Missouri court of appeals has denied the request for “Motion for Rehearing and/or Transfer” in case #SD36800, Brunts, O’Fallon, Williams, Wideman vs. ILPOA.  While we are one step closer, the appellants can still file an application directly to the Missouri Supreme court.  We should have further information within […]
December 10, 2021

Building Permits Final Notification

FINAL NOTICE: Effective 12/31/21 ILPOA will no longer refund the outstanding $400 deposits for Building Permits issued prior to the Building Permit Change effective April 1st, 2021. If you have any questions you can send an email to Co-Chairs Building Permits: John Richmond/Tom McClard
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 […]