Saturday, January 22, 2022
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Christmas Lake Village

Board of Directors

Monthly Meeting


Pending Approval at April 8, 2021 Meeting

The meeting was called to order by Don Vogel and noted thata quorum was present.

Directors present were Don Vogel, Rick Humerickhouse, Mark Evans,Marlene Elliott & Larry Loucka.

Jonathan Kincaid, Andrew Meadors, Matthew Benningfield &CJ Stidham were absent.

There were (5) AssociationMembers in attendance and (9) Association Members in attendance via ZOOM.




Drew Flamion was inattendance to brief the CLV Board and members about the latest Dam Report.  Aerial maps were passed around and Drewreviewed items that needed attention before the next inspection.

All documents areavailable for review at the CLV office.


Disaster plan (mandated-primarilybecause of our lakes) available at the Town Hall.  Zoning approved to commercial for new storagearea across from Main Marina.  Bids outfor east side trail.


Rick Humerickhouse made a motion to approve the January MonthlyMeeting Minutes.

There was no meeting in February due to bad weather.


The motion was seconded by Marlene Elliott

Vote in Favor 5 to 0


Mark Evans read the Treasurer’s Report for month ending February2021:

Current YTD Income:             $  735,520


YTD Expenses:                       $   106,594

Current Net Income:               $   628,926

Monies on Hand:                   $ 589,590.73

Dock Account:                        $  20,375.59

Storage Account:                    $  21,559.60               

Capital Improvement:             $  45,072.27

Investment Update:

February Reserves                  $552,143.71

January Reserves                    $543,367.50

The Reserve account saw an increaseof $ 8,776.21 from January to February 2021.

Rick Humerickhouse made a motion to accept the February Treasurer’sReport.  

Marlene Elliott seconded the motion

Vote in Favor 5 to 0


Chris Ambs, Property Manager, reported on Assessments collectedfor February 2021.

Prior year assessments collected for the month of February2021:  $8,794.75

Total Collected for 2021 - $ 8,794.75

Budgeted Assumption for 2021 - $ 7,854.00


  • Real Estate Report – February:  3 existing homes, 9 vacant lots & 2 new renters
  • There are approximately 3 homes for sale in CLV 
  • There are 23 open construction permits
  • Members can collect firewood at Main Marina from downed trees only
  • A second effort of placing structure in Christmas Lake accomplished
  • Will start leveling new storage area soon – rezoning approved as Commercial – Contractor is Kevin Laswell
  • Lake to be stocked per IAW fishing survey recommendations
  • Spoke with Town Hall & Fire Chief about requesting open burn permit to clear storage area debris
  • Boat Dock invoices to be mailed out March 15
  • Vacation last week of month – Spring Break





Disc Golf Status – Installing a 6-hole disc golf at Holly Park.  Jeff LaBella put together a design for theholes.  We received a $3,500 donationfrom the Trails of Santa Claus which will be used for this project. 

Mark Evans made a motion to approve the disc golf project

Larry Loucka seconded the motion

All in Favor 5 to 0


            Lake Management Meeting Results:

A.     Stocking 10,000 bluegill – 3”-6”

 2500 redear 3”-6”

 300 lbs of flathead minnows (250 perlb)

 Christmas Lake:

 6,500 bluegill

 1,600 redear

 200 lbs flathead minnows

 Lake Noel & Lake Holly:

 1750 bluegill (each lake)

 450 redear (each lake)

 50 lbs flathead minnows (eachlake)

B.     Creel limit updates – Creel limits were reviewedand will be the same for all (3) lakes and a motion was made by RickHumerickhouse to accept the changes. 

Mark Evans seconded the motion

All in Favor 5 to 0

C.      Fishbedding placed throughout Christmas Lake

D.     Scheduled electro fishing for spring

Certificate Sale –All Spencer County tax delinquent properties are up for sale starting 9 AM onApril 26 and ending at Noon on April 27. This is an online auction. Minimum bid is $100.  Visit www.zeusauction.comto view properties.


  • Budget & Assessment – Mark Evans – absent – no report
  • Rules & Regulations –Rick Humerickhouse – Rules updated
  • Nominating– CJ Stidham – absent - no report – 4 members have applied
  • Additions & Revisions – Rick Humerickhouse – no report
  • Events – Lisa Gengelbach – absent - no report

Larry Loucka made a motion to adjourn

Marlene Elliott seconded the motion

All in Favor 5 to 0.

Meeting adjourned at 6:50 PM

Respectfully submitted

Julie Benningfield

Assistant Property Manager

Christmas Lake Properties