Smoke Signals – News

June 14, 2022

Lake Rules Enforcement Update

Over the last several years, the board has fielded a considerable number of complaints regarding violations of boating and PWC rules on Indian Hills Lake.  Violations include non-compliance to speed limits, the 100-foot rule either following too closely or getting too close to member’s docks,  dangerous maneuvers, and lack of […]
June 14, 2022

Roads Committee Update (06/14/22)

As the board has communicated over the last two years, addressing our deteriorating roads is one of our top priorities.  We have been working over the last year to develop a comprehensive long-term plan to address roads and the road maintenance needs of our community. After requesting bids from 3 […]
June 9, 2022

Marina Parking Update

Last Wednesday we finalized tallying the votes from our recent ballot which was passed by the community.  The next day we forwarded our draft agreement to all the Board members for their review.  After incorporating the suggested changes from the Board, on Monday we forwarded the agreement to our attorney […]
June 8, 2022

Important Entry Gate Reminders

Recently we had an incident where someone lent their gate card to someone who then used the card to let someone into the community who they did not know.  The situation required Crawford County Sheriffs Department (CCSD) to resolve once the person was allowed into the community. Here are some […]
June 3, 2022

E.coli Water Testing Results

The board completed another round of E.coli testing this week after last week’s elevated results.  We are pleased to report that the E.coli profile across the lake has dropped considerably, and all areas of the lake are well within the acceptable standards set by the EPA.  Click for Test Results […]
June 3, 2022

Post Memorial Day Followups

How old do you need to be to operate a motorized watercraft at Indian Lake? SECTION 3. LAKE RULES. A. OPERATION OF BOATS              3. Members are urged to be sure youngsters do not operate any motorized watercraft                 unless legally qualified or under adult supervision. No one under the age […]
June 1, 2022

ILPOA Communication Committee Update

Please see the agenda for the ILPOA 5/17/23 Communications Committee meeting. Also for your review are the meetings from the previous Communications Committee which were approved as submitted. Any questions or concerns can be communicated to me at  As you can see, much of our focus is on the […]
June 1, 2022

Ballot Results

Ballots for the proposed ILPOA Rule and Regulation change for “Section 2. Boats. Paragraph F. Boat/ Trailer Parking At ILPOA Docks And Launching Areas. Paragraph 4.” were counted today by our ILPOA Balloting Committee.  The proposed change passed as 381 of the 464 valid returned ballots voted yes ( 82% […]