Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

Welcome to the website of the Highland Lakes Country Club and Community Association, a membership-based, volunteer-driven private lake community in Vernon Township, NJ.

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Boats Must Be Removed From Docks and Racks – This Friday, October 15, 2021

Boats must be removed from all docks and from all racks on the eastern side of Highland Lakes by Friday evening, October 15, 2021, (As indicated on your 2021 boating sticker). Please take NOTICE that all boats, canoes, kayaks, etc. on all Club docks must be removed by Friday, October 15, 2021, in order to […]

Posted in General Information, Member Notices, News, Security Notices |

Update on Lake Management

This update is provided to keep you informed of our progress in addressing the immediate and long-term efforts to preserve our lakes – our most valuable assets. Although the routine inspection and treatment regimen ends in September of each year, we will continue to work year-round in our effort to improve results. Our consultants, Solitude […]

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lake 4 Draw Down and Repair Work

Repair work has begun on the Lake 4 spillway. Members living on or near the lake were previously notified of the work by the DEP. This should not cause any inconvenience for travel around that area or any disruption to daily routines. The project will be completed in late November, weather permitting.

Posted in Ecology, General Information |

The aftermath of Hurricane Ida in our area

Highland Lakes was fortunate not to experience catastrophic damage resulting from Hurricane Ida, but as you may have heard or seen, our neighbors in the Lake Wanda community were not as lucky—their dam was breached by excessive volume of rain and runoff that everyone in our area witnessed. Our hearts go out to our friends and neighbors […]

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2021 Official Election Results

The balloting results from the Annual Meeting held on August 15, 2021, for Trustees for terms commencing on October 1, 2021, are as follows: Section 2:    Lila Timpson…….. ………….. 18  Votes – Elected                      Jennifer Ziegler… ………….. 15  Votes ——————————————————————————————— Section 5:    Julia Campbell….. ………….. 14  Votes – Elected ——————————————————————————————— Section 9:   Thomas Castiglione………….   5  […]

Posted in Annual Board, Communications, Elections, Important Message, Member Notices, Uncategorized, Voting Board |

Ash Tree Removal Work Begins Week of August 9th

Downes Tree Service will begin removing ash trees in Sections 1, 2, and 3 starting next week.  The trees to be removed have been marked with pink paint or pink ribbon and  they include a number of dead or damaged trees other than ash trees. Residents who are interested in having wood chips or log-length […]

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Voting Board Adopts Changes to Residential Rentals Policy

At its regular meeting on Friday, May 21st, the Voting Board adopted a resolution which  changes to the Club’s policy on residential rentals, including both long and short-term rentals.  The resolution was passed by a vote of 14 to 2, with one abstention. This action by the Voting Board follows many months of research, discussions […]

Posted in Administration, Communications, Important Message, Member Notices, News, Office Notices, Uncategorized, Voting Board |

Sunset Yoga is Back!

Erik Karlsen is an engineer by profession who finds his reset button through tapping into the many facets of the natural world. He has practiced various lineages of yoga from time to time and though has never been serious about his practice until joining Ah-ha yoga to which he quickly became an aspiring Yoga Teacher. […]

Posted in Activities and Events |

2021 Badges and Permits

The 2021 badge packages are being mailed. Once you have paid your dues and assessments in full for 2021, your badges, garbage, boating and parking permits will be mailed to your address on file with the Club.  Please note that there will be no exceptions to the mailing and no ability to pick up your […]

Posted in Administration, Important Message, Member Notices, Office Notices |

Endangered Ash Trees Require Attention

Learn everything you’ll need to know about the insect that is infesting our ash trees at a Zoom meeting hosted by Bartlett Tree Experts on April 13 at 7:00PM. There is no cost for you to attend this meeting, but there is a lot you will gain.  Use this link to join us on the […]

Posted in Uncategorized |

EBlast Subscription Functionality Fully Restored

If you have attempted to subscribe to the Club’s EBlast system from major email providers (e.g. – @icloud.com, @msn.com, @hotmail.com, @yahoo.com and @gmail.com) and failed to receive a confirmation email, the problem has now been fixed (at least we think so). We ask you to try to subscribe again. On the Club’s home page – […]

Posted in Member Notices |

New Members: Reminder About Your 2021 Badges and Permits

Club staff have begun preparing the badges and permits (parking, boating, etc.) for the upcoming 2021 season. The next month or so will be spent preparing for the distribution of the badges and permits. A decision will be made on badge and permit distribution shortly, and will be posted here and in the April 3, […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices |

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