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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Annual Assessment Statements Mailed

Member account statements showing recent account activity and the balance due for annual assessments have been mailed to all members.  If you do not receive a statement in the mail by February 1st, please contact the Club Office by phone or email. The statements were produced using TOPS ONE, the Club’s new accounting and property […]

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Voting Board Regular Meeting

There will be a Regular Meeting of the Voting Board on Friday, January 21st, at 8:00pm, in the Clubhouse Lake Room. Click here for a copy of the meeting agenda.

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

Ecology Committee Update

The Ecology Committee recently held a special meeting to discuss how to improve the water quality of our lakes. The meeting took place on Tuesday, November 9th in the Seckler Room, where Committee Chair Joe DeLorenzo gave a detailed presentation of the challenges and opportunities facing the Club in regard to improving lake conditions. The […]

Posted in Ecology, Important Message, Member Notices, Of Special Interest, Uncategorized |

2022 Dues and Assessments Schedule Mailing

For those of you wondering why you haven’t received the Dues and Assessments Schedule or might be thinking you lost it, we haven’t mailed it yet. We are a little behind this year. The mailing will be going out shortly and you should receive it by the end of next week. Because of the delayed […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices, Of Special Interest, Office Notices, Uncategorized |

Boats Must Be Removed From Docks and Racks by 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 |

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 |

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. […]

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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 […]

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