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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Santa and His Friends Return to Highland Lakes on a Fire Truck

Breaking News from the Highland Lakes Volunteer Fire Department Children – get your warm coats and gloves ready (and boots if it snows) to greet Santa and his friends on Saturday, December 19. Starting at 10:30 am, Santa will be riding through your neighborhood waving to the girls and boys of Highland Lakes. Santa and […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children, Of Special Interest |

Complaints Received About Leaves Being Dumped into Lakes

Reports have been received that residents and/or their landscapers have been observed blowing leaves into our lakes. The lakes can handle the additional nutrients from the decomposition of leaves which naturally fall in our lakes. However, dumping of leaves in the lake demonstrates a disregard of the effects these additional nutrients have on lakes, and […]

Posted in Ecology, Member Notices |

Southwest Section of Lakeside Drive West – Daytime Closure for Construction Project

On or about Monday, November 30, 2020, a construction project involving stormwater drainage will begin on Lakeside Drive West in the vicinity of 2096 through 2102 Lakeside Drive West. Construction will take place daily, Monday through Friday, weather permitting, from approximately 7:30 am to 5 pm. Work on Saturdays will only take place if unforeseen […]

Posted in Member Notices, Roads |

Online Payment Option Now Available

An option has been created for Members who wish to make payments online through their debit or credit cards. You will find the information and instructions you need in the Make A Payment link on the far right in the blue ribbon, immediately above the HLCC logo. Note: a convenience fee is applicable to credit […]

Posted in Member Notices, Office Notices |

Club Office and Clubhouse Closes in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

New Jersey reported over 4,000 Covid-19 positive test results on November 16, 2020. Compare that number – 4,000 – to July’s numbers of less than 400 per day. This pandemic is surging and extraordinary measures are needed. These are figures from November 15: 2,115 total hospitalizations 417 in critical or intensive care 137 ventilators in […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices, Office Notices |

Voting Board Workshop Meeting – Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8 pm

On Wednesday, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 8 pm the Voting Board will be holding its Workshop in the Seckler Room. Masks are required at all times, capacity is limited to not more than 25 persons in total (including Voting Board and staff members), the wall-mounted hand sanitizers should be used upon entering the room, […]

Posted in Voting Board |

UPDATE November 9, 2020: Speed Hump Installations Underway

Updated November 9, 2020: The Club’s contractor, D.S. Meyer Enterprises, returned Monday, November 9. Over the next two days the speed humps it recently installed will be adjusted to meet height specifications. Once completed and accepted, striping will take place. Jack McLaughlin General Manager   October 20, 2020: Speed humps are being installed this week […]

Posted in Member Notices, Roads |

UPDATED: Voting Board Regular Meeting – Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8 pm

Updated October 19, 2020: The postponed meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 8 pm. Early in the meeting the floor is open to members who wish to share their views on any Club-related topic. New Business is expected to include authorizing the use of an internal combustion engine on a barge  […]

Posted in Member Notices, Voting Board |

Club Office Closed – Saturday, November 7, 2020

Please take notice that the Club Office will be closed on Saturday, November 7, 2020. There is a mail slot in the office door to drop off payments. Jack McLaughlin General Manager

Posted in Office Notices |

Fish Stocking Update – October, 2020

As the first snow of the season fell throughout our community HLCC Fish Committee members Mark Grammerstorf, Bob Reffelt, Jim Stephens and I assembled at the Clubhouse parking lot awaiting arrival of a fish delivery from Zetts Fish Farms of Drifting, PA, a family operation servicing the Club for more than 20 years. This year […]

Posted in Fishing |

Boat Removals Initiated / Transport to Residence or Storage Underway for Boats Left on Boat Racks (western-side only) or Club Docks after October 15

As of Saturday, October 17, 2020, more than 100 boats remained on boat racks on the western side of Highland Lakes, and on Club docks in violation of Club Rules requiring removal by October 15. Boat removals are now underway. Boats that are identifiable will be delivered to your home and an invoice for the […]

Posted in Boat Docks and Racks, Member Notices |

Updated Office Hours

The Club Office is open daily for visitors between the hours of 10 am – 3 pm, and from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. To drop off payments, please use the mail slot in the office door.

Posted in Office Notices |

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