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ALA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AT BOARD MTG

At    the    October    28th    Arrowhead    Lake    Association    Board    Meeting, officers   were   elected   to   serve   for   the   coming   year.   By   unanimous   vote, Roberta   Rindenow   was   elected   President,   Brian   Hall   was   elected   Vice President   and   Jack   Tingley   was   elected   Secretary/Treasurer.   The   next ALA   Board   Meeting   is   scheduled   for   Saturday,   No vember   18,   2017.   All ALA Members are invited  to attend.

ALA APPOINTS BILL WILSON TO BOARD

The   Arrowhead   Lake   Association   Board   of   Directors   has   appointed   Bill Wilson   to   fill   the   remainder   of   the   term   in   the   South   District   vacated   by Samantha   Allen-Newman   who   resigned   her   position.   Wilson’s   term   will run    until    October    of    2018.    Wilson    currently    serves    on    the    Finance Committee    and    2017    Election    Committee    at    ALA.        Although    the appointment   is   effective   immediately,   Wilson   will   attend   his   first   Board meeting   as   a   Director   on   October   28 th ,   9   am   at   the   Burnt   Mill   Beach Club Clubhouse. All ALA Members are invited to attend.

Lake Arrowhead’s New High Tech Fire Boat

On   Saturday   October   7 th ,   The   San   Bernardino   County   Fire   Department launched   its   brand   new   state   of   the   art,   high   tech   Fire   Boat   on   Lake Arrowhead   with   the   assistance   of   the   Arrowhead   Lake   Association. This   new   $245,000   boat   replaces   an   older   less   effective   boat   with   new advanced   life   and   property   saving   equipment   on   board.   According   to Captain   Carlos   Corletto,   this   boat   is   capable   of   pumping   a   stream   of water   at   1,500   gallons   per   minute   to   effectively   fight   fires   on   the   lake and   stream   well   onto   lake   front   homes   when   needed.   At   speeds   up   to 55   miles   per   hour,   sonar,   GPS,   night-vision   and   underwater   mapping, the   new   Fire   Boat   can   quickly   assist   in   any   type   of   emergency   situation that   comes   up.      Designed   to   be   beached,   this   boat   has   a   drop   down bow   ramp   allowing   for   fast   easy   loading   on   and   off.   The   Fire   Boat   is powered   by   twin   300   horsepower   Mercury   engines   and   was   custom built in Wisconsin by Lake Assault Boats. A   formal   inaugural   event   on   the   Lake   is   being   planned   and   Lake Arrowhead News will let you know when.  

ALL ALA INCUMBENTS WIN UNOPPOSED!

The    Arrowhead    Lake    Association    Board    of    Directors    Election    2017 ended   early   with   all   three   incumbents   who   were   up   for   re-election running    unopposed.    The    two    week    open    period    to    file    Candidate papers which began August 1 st  and ended August 15 th . There   were   no   challengers   to   President   Roberta   Rindenow   from the   North   District,   Board   Members   Ralph   Wagner,   At   Large   B   and   Eran Heissler    from    the    Grass    Valley    District.        All    three    incumbents    will remain   in   their   Board   seats   and   assume   their   new   three   year   term   at the    October    28,    2017    Board    meeting.    President    Roberta    Rindenow stated     "I     appreciate     the     support     and     encouragement     of     the Membership   and   will   continue   to   do   everything   I   can   to   move   our Association     forward     with     increased     communications,     improved business practices and better member service." This     was     to     be     the     first     “Online     Voting”     election     for     the Association.   Written   ballots   were   no   longer   going   to   be   mailed,   saving the   ALA   around   $25,000.00   for   this   election   cycle   alone.   The   next   ALA Board   meeting   is   scheduled   for   August   26   at   9:00   AM   at   the   Burnt   Mill Beach Club.

ALA NAMES WAYNE AUSTIN TO BE NEW GM

In   a   press   release   from   the   Arrowhead   Lake Association,   it   was   officially   announced   that Wayne    Austin    has    been    hired    as    Associate General   Manager.      Following   the   retirement of   current   GM   Jim   Grant,   Austin   will   take   the helm   as   the   new   ALA   General   Manager   on October   25,   2017.      Mr.   Austin   was   selected after   reviewing   close   to   40   candidates   who had submitted resumes and applications for the position. Austin    is    a    familiar    face    in    the    Lake    Arrowhead    community. Having   been   General   Manager   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Resort   for   7 years,   General   Manager   of   the   Arrowhead   Country   Club,   President   and CEO   of   the   San   Bernardino   Convention   and   Visitors   Bureau,   Wayne has   a   strong   background   in   management,   finance,   customer   service, employee   relations   and   business   growth,   which   he   brings   to   the   ALA. According   to   the   press   release,   “The   ALA   Board   of   Directors   believe   his experience,   energy   and   passion   for   the   lake,   members   and   community makes   him   the   perfect   fit   to   provide   a   new   member   experience   and lead the Arrowhead Lake Association into the future.” Wayne   Austin   received   his   Bachelor   of   Science   Degree   from   the University   of   Nevada,   Las   Vegas.   He   currently   serves   as   Chairman   of the   San   Bernardino   Police   Officers   Association,   Treasurer   of   the   Cedar House   Board   of   Directors,   Treasurer   of   the   Inland   Empire   Habitat   for Humanity    Board    of    Directors,    Board    Member    of    Business    Alliance, CSUSB   and   a   member   of   the   San   Bernardino   Rotary.   Wayne   is   a   past member   of   Lake   Arrowhead   Rotary   and   served   on   the   Lake   Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Board for many years

SKYPARK’S EXPANSION APPROVED!

On   Tuesday,   July   11,   2017 S.    B.    County    supervisors unanimously         approved the     Skypark     at     Santa’s Village      expansion      plan which   the   developer   says is   critical   to   transform   the   amusement   park   into   a   year-long   attraction.      A   key   element   of   the project’s    approval    was    the    parks    addition    of    a    traffic    signal    across Highway 18 and a 30-acre conservation area on the park’s north side. This   significant   approval   by   the   County   will   pave   the   way   for   other remaining   approvals,   said   Bill   Johnson,   Skypark   general   manager.   Prior to   the   vote,   Second   District   Supervisor   Janice   Rutherford   said,   “I   am really   excited   about   the   next   phase   and   thank   you   for   caring   enough about   the   community   to   cut   through   these   hoops   and   deal   with   the red tape.”

Lake Arrowhead Municipal Advisory Council 

The   next   meeting   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Municipal   Advisory   Council, (MAC)   will   take   place   on   Thursday,   January   4   ,   2018    at   6:00   pm .      It   will be   held   at   Fire   Station   91   in   the   Community   Room.   The   MAC,   is   our local   community   forum   created   to   provide   a   monthly   meeting   for   our residents    to    hear    about    and    comment    on    a    number    of    local    and countrywide    topics.    County    officials,    staff    and    other    non-county agency   staff   utilize   MAC   meetings   as   an   opportunity   to   provide   the community with information or updates. Matters   of   public   health,   safety,   welfare,   public   works,   planning   or issues   that   may   affect   the   community   are   among   the   concerns   for   the MAC.  Everyone is invited to attend and encouraged to get involved.    
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