Smoke Signals – News

April 23, 2021

Long Range Planning Committee (April Update)

We’ve developed 3 subcommittees to connect into other committee deliverables to understand their strategies. Roads will be tackled by Joe and Sue connecting with MB Lake Restoration owned by Dave, MB, and Barry connecting with Chris Pinaire, Scott Rockafellow, Ed Weston, and Mike Schwartze Maintenance and Security tackled by Bob […]
April 23, 2021

Nuisance Property Report (April)

The Nuisance Report below was provided by Tom McClard. If you have any questions regarding Nuisance Properties please email Tom at Welcome Springtime!!! We are making progress with some of properties that have had some major issues, THANK YOU to those owners for taking responsibility and cleaning up. However, […]
April 23, 2021

Lake, Dam, & Spillway Update (04/23/21)

As we near prime lake season, I wanted to provide the members with an update on Water Testing and our state mandated Dam Inspection that was conducted on April 20th, 2021. Water Testing Plan The board of directors acknowledges there are concerns from membership regarding the health of our lake […]
April 23, 2021

Roads & Maintenance Department Update

We are happy to welcome Kevin Rybecki back after a long illness.  He is working part-time and brings much history back to the community.   As we come up to the spring rains, we request that each member go out and check that their culverts, ditches, etc are cleaned out.  Our […]
April 15, 2021

Important Update from Chief Plank (Cuba Fire Protection District)

April 14, 2021 Indian Hills Residents The office of the Cuba Fire Protection District has been receiving numerous calls from both residents and Insurance Companies inquiring about Fire Ratings changes.  This letter will hopefully answer any questions you may have and to clarify any confusion that may be happening. The […]
April 12, 2021

Calling All Photographers

What are YOUR favorite photos of our lake community?  Your grandchild’s first fish? That time your family member learned to ski? The eagle catching a fish right in front of you or just sitting majestically in its’ nest? That first tennis match you won against your sibling? Watching the fireworks […]
April 9, 2021

Grass Carp Update

CALL TO ACTION: HELP US REMOVE THE GRASS CARP FROM THE LAKE In the summer of 2018, we had an issue in the lake with pond weed in several of our coves. Part of our solution at that time was to drop 400 grass carp into the lake in August […]
April 9, 2021

ILPOA Buoy Policy

Lake Buoy Policy – 2021 Update To date we have received several emails from members regarding buoy placement around the lake. This communication is to clarify the Board’s position on buoys as we all look forward to 2021 lake season. The Board is committed to placing buoys where required according […]