NOTE LOCATION FOR October 9th GLA MEETING TO BE AT GROTONWOOD
Dear lake neighbors and friends,
Please attend the next meeting of the Groton Lakes Association on Wednesday October 9th at 7:00 PM at the Lost Lake Fire Station 185 Lost Lake Drive, Groton, MA 01450.
If you have something that you would like to add to the agenda please let me know.
Also please review the attached minutes for the September 11th , 2013 GLA.
Also we still have a lot of lakeshore residents who have not submitted their annual membership renewal for 2013. We need your financial support in order to continue our efforts to restore and preserve our lakes and ponds. We will soon be deleting people from our email list who have decided not to, or forgot to, renew their GLA Membership for 2013-2014. If you have not renewed your GLA Membership you will no longer be receiving GLA information including the Lake Currents Newsletter.
GLA Agenda/Discussion for September 11th, 2013 Meeting:
Review/approve September 11, 2013 meeting minutes.
Water level and dam boards – plans for this year.
Review the status of the herbicide treatment, post treatment efforts including new weed growth.
Art Prest, Brooke Garger:
Discuss final results, staffing, signage and issues for monitoring the boat launch to protect the lake and to enforce the new State law that outlaws the movement of invasive weeds from lake to lake:
Seniors Program for monitors
Need for GLA members in 2014 to volunteer to be Weed Watcher Monitors; we will need 2 hours of your time each week and it is fun! (and you get a free Town of Groton Weed Watcher tee-shirt for being a monitor)
Shed for boat launch
Art Prest, Jim Luening, Lynda Moore & Bill Strickland:
Status of water testing plans
Lawrence Academy water testing
Art Prest & Lynda Moore:
Groton Fest –September 21st – Review
Lost Lake Fire Committee status update
Steve Marranzini & Art Prest:
Treasurer’s Report — Membership drive for 2013 and FY2103 fund raising results so far
Alex Woodle & Art Prest
Status of Town of Groton Wetlands By-Law Review Committee
Alex Woodle & Brooke Garger:
Erosion and storm water management status
Status of GLA Non-Profit Status
Great Pond Advisory Committee update
Homepage – up and running
Beaver problems – what can we do?
Also please put on your 2013 – 2014 calendar the GLA meetings for the second Wednesday of every month as a reminder. We need your participation and input so that we can restore our lakes and ponds to what they used to be.
Hope to see you Wednesday night!
Art Prest, President Groton Lakes Association