editor1 on August 29, 2014

We learned from a property owner that there is a scholarship program available for employees of Treasure Lake.

Property owner Dan Johnston talked about the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association scholarship program at a recent question and answer session.

According to Johnston any Treasure Lake employee can apply for a scholarship since Treasure Lake is a member of the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association.

The application is due on or before Nov. 30.

The scholarships could amount to $6,000 for four years.

Johnston also said Treasure Lake has been an active participant for the past several years.

Through the various golf associations and the TLPOA last year more than $1,100 was contributed to the program.

editor1 on August 28, 2014

Committee chairmen and some committee members were approved at Monday’s board of directors meeting.

They included:
Cayman: Chairman David Distler; members: Barb Sager, Art Ardire, Marc Gelfand, Joe Krill, Sylvia Marshall and Jan Morrow.
Recreation: Chairwoman Libby Gray.
Finance, Chairman Kerry Kinter.
Property Control: Chairwoman Sandra Murray; members Dan Lutz, Nick Hammer; alternates, Maynard Mellott, John Crawford.
Judicial: Chairwoman Susan Hartman; members: Lisa Beatty, Betsy Schuch, Jeff Smith, Gene Grzeda.
Golf: Chairman Tim Ruttinger.
Safety and Security: Chairman David Singer.
Infrastructure: Chairman Nick Hammer; members: Larry Martinson, Ken Stuart, Jerry Bankovich, Paul Miller, Don Henrichs.
House: Chairman Doug Jaggi.
Wildlife: Chairman Gene Pendolino; members: Don Hanna, John Luchini, Keely Roen, Jim Trump, Joe Testi and Jim Jeffers.
Value added committee: Chairman Tom Boylan.
TLPOA Board President Chris Corcoran said there are still committee positions available. Any property owner interested in serving on a committee  should contact the TLPOA office.

editor1 on August 27, 2014

Charee’ White, a singer/songwriter will perform Sunday at the Cayman Landing Campground at 4 p.m.

Those attending are asked to bring their own lawn chairs.

There is no charge for the concert.  There will also be food, games and drawings.

This will be White’s second appearance at Cayman Landing. She appeared last Labor Day weekend.

editor1 on August 26, 2014

TLPOA Director Wayne Marhelski resigned recently.

As all three of the candidates in the most recent election were seated, the board will solicit applications from property owners to fill this vacant seat.

Property owners interested in serving on the board may pick up the application at the TLPOA Administrative Office.

The completed candidate forms should be turned in at the POA Administrative office by 4 p.m. Sept. 8.

The information will be reviewed by the board and candidates will be interviewed.

The board will vote to elect the new board member Sept. 22.

editor1 on August 25, 2014

The TLPOA board of directors will hold its August meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at the Lakeview Lodge.

The posted agenda shows a busy meeting that includes approving committee chairmen.

editor1 on August 24, 2014

Folks who live in Treasure Lake are reminded to phone 911 when they have an emergency – - police, fire, medical.

This call enables emergency units to respond faster.

Calling the Treasure Lake Security Department delays the response for emergencies, since they have to contact the 911 center.

By calling 911 the dispatcher also can verify the location and get other necessary information.

editor1 on August 23, 2014

A campground trailer was destroyed by fire Wednesday night.

Fire department units responded to a structure fire on Dolphin Head Road in the Cayman Landing Campground.

The fire was started when lightning struck the ground and followed back through into the trailer.

No one was at the trailer at the time of the fire.

The trailer was a total loss.

editor1 on August 22, 2014

Treasure Lake has several pools and beaches.

A property owner described conditions at the Bimini beach house saying there is a crack in the wall and the building needs work.

Director Joe Krill said he looked at the building and work is needed because the facia is rotted and the wall is cracked.

It seems that the Lakeview Lodge pool gets all the attention and the most funding for new pool furniture, etc., while the Cayman pool goes years with a leak and without a pool heater.

The beaches also receive little attention and upkeep.

We believe the beaches are an important part of the amenities and should also be maintained.

What do you think?

editor1 on August 21, 2014

A property owner talked about problems with the quality of the household water at the TLPOA question and answer session Monday.

The property owner claims it had been a brown color four to five times and she has contacted Aqua and the problems continue.

The board was asked if there was anything the TLPOA could do as an association to assist property owners that have problems with their water.

TLPOA Board President Chris Corcoran said they could form a special committee to research resources and options.

Director Larry Salone volunteered to serve as chairman of the committee.

Director Dan Flanders said that Aqua is a private utility company and the TLPOA is  not responsible for the water service. He suggested residents who experience a water or sewer problem should call the TLPOA office so the incidents could be logged.

Property manager Shirley Elmore said that Aqua is in the process of  replacing the water maines and this will take time.

We note that water service has been an ongoing source of irritation.

What do you think?

editor1 on August 20, 2014

At the Aug. 18 TLPOA meeting, the board of directors discussed how to fill the vacancy left when Director Wayne Marhelski resigned Aug. 8.

According to the bylaws, the procedure is to have the candidate with the next highest votes from the previous election fill the seat.

However, in the July election there were three candidates and three seats so no remaining candidates are available.

In the past, there was a practice to have interested property owners submit a letter of interest along with their resume to the board for review.

Director Chuck Huddy suggested having interested parties pick up an election packet at the TLPOA. They would complete the information requiring qualifications, etc., and the board of directors could then review the information and select an individual to fill the board’s vacant seat.

The bylaws stipulate that the vacancy be filled within 60 days.

The board will vote on the course of action at Monday’s meeting.