Smoke Signals – News

February 3, 2021

What Are These Yellow Flags?

You will start to see these flags being installed all over the lake.  Besides being a general reminder to SLOW THE HECK DOWN …..they also have another meaning!   During our flood last year when the lake was closed down, many folks claimed they do not have, or were not […]
January 31, 2021

Lake Update 1/31/21

For those who are not at the lake this weekend.  CRAZY AMOUNT OF WATER!  We have had two big rains in the last 10 days.  We are currently 5’7” above the low spot of the valve – almost at full pool.  No, the valve has not been closed – not […]
January 30, 2021

ILPOA Interest in Boating Certification Class

Members One of the five 2021 Board Initiatives mentioned at the Quarterly Meeting was SAFETY. Road Safety, Water Safety, and Other Issues. As part of this initiative, we have been having conversations with the Missouri State Highway Patrol about them possibly performing the Boater Certification Class on-site at Indian Hills. […]
January 30, 2021

#letsbuildabridge Update 1/29/21

Two steps closer!!  38 cubic yards of approaches were poured today. Left:  Some concrete roadway on the east side, guardrails, and final grading. We are coming down to the finish line!   Mary Beth Huffman
January 28, 2021

ILPOA Wake Mitigation/Shoreline Erosion Committee

During our last Quarterly Member Meeting, we discussed the need to establish a new committee that would be charged with researching, educating members, and recommend an overall solution to address the increase in wake size that is impacting shoreline erosion, damage to member docks, etc.  It is evident that the […]
January 27, 2021

#letsbuildabridge 1/27/21 Update

Weather was bound to get to us eventually, it is the last week of January.  The rain the other day brought the lake up 3’-9”.  (Not sure how much rain we did get, as my gauge cracked, but it was quite a bit). And some snow today, up to 2” […]
January 25, 2021

Litigation Update

Our Association has once again been served with a lawsuit from Dale Brunts and Jim and Sue O’Fallon.  This lawsuit outlining 166 points has specifically named as defendants our 2021 ILPOA Board Members and the following past Board Members; Gary Campbell, Koren McGinnis, Jeremy Huguet, and Pat Leahy.  A copy […]
January 17, 2021

ILPOA Adds New Long Range Planning Committee

The information below was provided by Robert Dixon. If you have any questions you can email him at The ILPOA Board has created a new committee with the charge of creating and maintaining a Long Term Plan for our lake community. Upon being asked to Chair this new committee, […]