Lake Site Storm Cleanup
There has been some controversy regarding extreme cutting, including clear cutting around lake banks. Various regulations regarding trimming are in place but not well defined.
The EC will make a recommendation based on environmental premises, i.e. if rules need to be changed or better enforced.
Turkeys are proliferating on the island. There was concern that too many might become a problem. This issue will be revisited.
Waste Management and Recycling
Phil Squire reported that fines for illegal dumping were reconsidered and will be presented to the board. First time fine will be $50; $200 for subsequent offenses.
OCS Resource Development
Barry Shedrow has written a report of possible impacts of offshore wind farms. It will be published in the Seabrooker and Tidelines Blog.
Jane Marvin asked for volunteers to form an Earth Day 2017 committee. All residents are invited to join.
Our Eagles have a new nest at the third hole of Crooked Oaks.
The next meeting is on January 12 at 5 pm at Oyster Catcher Community Center.
Adopt a Highway
Volunteers are needed for the next pickup in February. Please contact Rich Seigel to sign up.
Palmetto Lake Fishing Dock
The SIPOA approved the dock with a $35,000 spending limit.
-Submitted by Jane Marvin