Contractor: Dennis Erickson
The Lake Doster Lake Association was created for the purpose of acquiring and maintaining
The following are specific areas of responsibility that will be assumed by a contractor engaged by the Association.
I. The Embankments and Spillway
Three large embankments and one outlet tube are the mechanisms that keep
Inspect the spillway located at the east end of the beach area on
1. Inspect all three embankments. This includes verifying that all embankments remain free of excessive brush and trees, that there is no sign of erosion from road run-off or other drainage and that there is no sign of seepage at any point along the embankments. While checking for seepage, the inspector must check the embankments for signs of animal burrows and if found, remove the offending creature.
2. If there are problems that will necessitate professional intervention, the Contractor will identify appropriate providers, obtain competitive written quotes for the required work, and then present the information to the
1. The LDLA holds and maintains a Lake Doster Emergency Action Plan as required by
2. Projected expenses for the upcoming year must be submitted to the LDLA Treasurer no later than October 1st of each year. In this way, maintenance and upgrades of the dams can be handled in a fiscally prudent fashion.
D. Every three (3) years
The State of
II. Rafts and Buoys
A. There are many coves and inlets that are part of
B. The buoys shall be placed in the water during the early spring and removed before ice forms on the lake in the fall.
C. The Contractor shall project any necessary installation, maintenance or replacement expenses, and submit same to the Board for consideration and approval prior to expenditures. Any such projected costs will be included in the Contractor’s proposed budget.
Annually, the contractor shall review and update the lake rules. If changes are deemed necessary, they will be submitted to and approved by the
IV. Port-O-Potty & Trash Removal
The Contractor will identify potential service providers, and obtain competitive bids for seasonal trash removal and toilet facilities at the beach area. The Contractor will make a recommendation to the
A. The area for swimming at the
B. The Contractor will have installed a fully functional raft at the beginning of the summer season and shall have it removed during the swimming season if it is damaged. At the end of the swimming season the Contractor will have the raft removed and arrange for any needed repairs and have it secured in storage.
VI. The Boat Ramp
B. Further, the Contractor will periodically inspect the ramp and dock area for damage or other needed repairs. Annual maintenance expenses will be anticipated and included in the budget projections for the upcoming year.
A. Snow & Grass
1. The Contractor will supervise any LDLA contracts for snow removal in the winter and grass mowing in the summer.
2. The expenses for these services will be included in the Contractor’s projected budget for the upcoming year.
1. When a restriction or rule violation occurs, a resident may initiate a complaint to the Contractor or a Board member via e-mail, telephone or in person. The Contractor will complete a complaint form to include the name, address and telephone number of the person making the complaint. The complaint form should include a description of the alleged violation, i.e. date, time, place, people involved, witnesses names, any efforts the initiator made to resolve the matter along with any other pertinent information. The complaint form will also note the date the complaint was received and the name of the person receiving the complaint.
2. Within 24 hours or sooner, if possible, and if it can be done without risk of physical harm, the Contractor or his designee will personally contact the violating party to discuss the complaint and attempt to resolve the issue informally. Any result from this first step will be noted on the complaint form and notification of the outcome will be given to the complainant.
3. If the initial contact does not result in an acceptable conclusion, or if there is a subsequent complaint concerning the same matter within six (6) months, the Contractor will again initiate the complaint process by completing the an additional complaint form. The Contractor will investigate the matter and if deemed well founded, inform the violating party by letter of the need to immediately take remedial action.
4. After two substantiated complaints within a six (6) month period, a third complaint will be documented on a form in the same manner as above, but will then be forwarded to the
IX. Project Approval
The Contractor (in addition to the appropriate committee chairperson) will sign off on all projects and contracts, indicating that the all contracted work has been satisfactorily performed, prior to submission of the bills to the LDLA Treasurer for payment.
X. Event Planning
A. The Lake Manager will be responsible for scheduling beach events and will maintain a calendar of same. When an event is scheduled, the party will be given a Memo of Understanding that will include the Beach & Lake Rules and the necessity of cleaning up after the event.
B. After the event, the
The Contractor has a critical and pivotal role in the successful operation of
When requested, the Contractor or his designee shall attend the regularly scheduled meetings of the
XII. Hours and Compensation
The overall success of the
The Contractor will maintain an ongoing written record of the work performed and/or time spent on a form provided by the
The Contractor will be compensated at a rate agreed to by the contractor and the
XIII. Independent Contractor
The Contractor is not an employee of the
Approved and adopted by the Board of Directors