editor1 on July 7, 2015

Treasure Lake has an attractive front entrance.

The rock wall with Treasure Lake proudly displayed. The island nicely landscaped.

This weekend, one of the busiest if not the busiest holiday weekend of the year, with the most guests coming to the community….we had two large wooden signs posted the entire weekend announcing a coin/can collection at the front gate entrance.

Property owners and guests were subjected to inconvenience when they tried to enter the community.

They were met by men with cans at the entrance/exit lanes.

The signs looked tacky and were a detraction from the normally attractive look that Treasure Lake tries to portray not to mention the coin collecting episode.

By the way, we thought Treasure Lake had a “no solicitation” policy. But maybe that’s only for property owners!

We believe this collection procedure needs to stop.

This was an embarrassment for all who live here.

editor1 on July 6, 2015

We have learned a paving project is scheduled to begin today on Bay Road between the Marina and the “T.”

One lane driving will be accessible at all times, however, some delays may be necessary.

Please use caution when driving in this area.

editor1 on July 5, 2015

The TLPOA Fourth of July celebration featured a fireworks display.

This year shuttle buses operated throughout the community and also brought folks in from the DuBois Mall.

We want to know your opinion on the fireworks and also bringing folks in from the mall on shuttle buses.

editor1 on July 4, 2015

Independence Day, for most its the 4th of July holiday a time for fireworks and barbeques with family and friends.

But, lets not forget all those that have sacrificed to provide this day for all of us and lets not forget those that continue serving.

God bless America!

editor1 on July 3, 2015

We want to commend the Community Improvement Club for the patriotic colored lights of red, whte and blue decorating the little trees at the front entrance.

The lights look great and compliment the 4th of July celebration.

The TLPOA has many activities planned for the 4th of July. Check out the schedule on the TLPOA website.

editor1 on July 2, 2015

The TLPOA has sent out an eblast saying that the revised May financial reports are now available in the property owner’s section of the Treasure Lake web site at www.treasurelakepoa.com.  After you have logged in, click here to access the reports.

Hard copies of the Month and the YTD Budget report are available at the POA Administrative office.

editor1 on July 1, 2015

While the Lakeview Lodge continues to drag us down financially, like a masked robber in a dark alley, it appears that Duffers Tavern is doing OK.

It was reported at the TLPOA June meeting that during May there were 2,884 tickets at Duffers which averages 96 per day.

That is good news. However, we miss Mimi. She made Duffers a welcome place and did a great job.

editor1 on June 30, 2015

At the June TLPOA meeting, a report was given on activities at the Lakeview Lodge.

It was announced that during the month of May, there were two TLPOA events, nine specialty dinners, three conferences, one specialty lunch and four weddings.

Now we have learned that there was a loss of approximately $33,000 for May for the Lakeview Lodge, Poolside Bar and community center.

If all these contribute to our business and we lose $33,000 what is going on?

There seems to be a significant business model problem!

editor1 on June 29, 2015

We noticed the announcement about the Fourth of July fireworks and are happy to see that the TLPOA has expanded shuttle service to include other stops throughout the Treasure Lake community.

We were also quite surprised to see that we are operating a bus shuttle service from the DuBois Mall.

Why stop there?

Why not shuttle in the folks from St. Marys, Reynoldsville, Falls Creek, Penfield, Sabula, Sykesville, Brockway and Brookville?

After all, they enjoy fireworks too!

editor1 on June 28, 2015

Road work was one of the topics at last week’s TLPOA meeting.

It was reported that the maintenance department is working on preparing the roads for tar and chip and will be getting the other roads ready for paving.

Directors voted to award a bid for road paving to Jefferson Paving of Brookville for $250,169.90. This  brings the total being spent on roads to $406,916.05.

A bid was also awarded for road striping to Aztec of DuBois for $9,981.60.

editor1 on June 27, 2015

The TLPOA notified property owners that Bimini Beach is closed until further notice. This action was taken due to excessive rain and water overflow.

No swimming is permitted until weather and water conditions improve.

editor1 on June 26, 2015

We have learned that some information was provided on golf at the TLPOA meeting this week.

It was announced that Treasure Lake hosted the APMI’s annual golf tournament with 300 golfers and 458 dinner guests.

A golf report showed golf memberships including annual cart fees last year were $263,613.82 versus $248,325 so far this year. Stay and play packages have increased to 500. Daily passes have increased from $324,779.57 last year to $344,336.33 this year.

editor1 on June 25, 2015

At this week’s TLPOA meeting, which happened to be the last board of directors meeting for the year, TLPOA Treasurer Dan Flanders announced that there would be no financial information.

He said Omni gave the board the information and it needed work. He said the information would be available for property owners online or they could stop at the TLPOA office and pick up a copy next week.

We are disappointed with this news. Here we are the final meeting of the year and we do not have a financial report.

There are few things more important than a financial report.

The one good thing about the mishap is that the information will be provided to property owners in the near future. But it would have been nice to have a report and hear what Dan had to say about the numbers. After all, it is our money.

editor1 on June 24, 2015

We have been hearing that some absentee property owners have not received their ballot for the TLPOA directors election.

In fact some have never received a ballot and were not aware that they had a right to vote.

However, they do receive their assessment bill.

The missing ballot was brought to their attention when they received a letter with election information sent by TLOAG.

We find this extremely disturbing!

How many property owners are not receiving their ballots?

We believe every vote counts and could change the outcome of the election.