Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

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Important Notice: Car Show – Sunday, October 14 12-4 pm / Use of Boat Launch Possibly Slowed

The Clubhouse Committee is presenting a Car Show on Sunday, October 14 in the Clubhouse parking lot from 12-4 pm.  The Committee will be ‘setting up’ the area and show cars will be arriving from between 10:30 and 11:30 am from the parking lot entrance on Breakneck Road near the park. The parking entrance along […]

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Workshop Meeting – Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 8 pm

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 8 pm the Voting Board will hold a Workshop Meeting to discuss a variety of items, including replacing a Security vehicle, disposing of a loader, a report from the Planning Committee on its evaluation of a vacant lot that the owner wishes to donate to the Club, and further […]

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Vernon’s New Ordinance Permitting Fowl Not Applicable to Highland Lakes

The Vernon Township Council on September 10, 2018, adopted an amendment to the Land Use Ordinance permitting fowl – hens only (no roosters) and ducks –  on certain properties throughout the Township. The adopted Ordinance (#18-25) contains this important statement: Nothing in this ordinance is intended to subvert the rules and regulations of any Homeowners […]

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2019 Dues and Assessments Adopted

The Voting Board, at a Special Meeting on September 24, 2018, adopted the FY 2019 Operating Fund budget and the corresponding Calendar Year 2019 Dues and Assessments Schedule, which is available for downloading using this link. Information regarding the Early Payment discount and the discount for Seniors and the Permanently Disabled is available on the […]

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Boat removal from all docks and from boat racks on western side of Highland Lakes by October 14, 2018, please

Docks: All boats on Club docks must be removed by October 14, 2018, in order to provide time for the Club’s maintenance crew to relocate the docks for winter storage. Boat Racks: This fall boat racks on the western side of Highland Lakes will be inspected and repaired as necessary. The program requires the removal […]

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Vernon Township Bulky Waste Day – Saturday, October 13, 2018

The following information was obtained from the website of Vernon Township: The Clean Communities program will be hosting a bulky waste clean-up day on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the DPW complex located on Riggs Way in Vernon Township from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event is being held for Vernon Township residents […]

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Voting Board Regular Meeting – Friday, September 21, 2018 8 pm

The Highland Lakes Voting Board is scheduled to meet at 8 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018, in the Lake Room of the Clubhouse. Towards the end of the meeting the floor is open to members who wish to share their views on any Club-related topic. Time is permitted at the beginning of each meeting […]

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Voting Board Workshop and Special Meeting (tentative) – Monday, September 24, 2018 8 pm / Voting Board Special Meeting (tentative) – Friday, September 28, 2018 8 pm

The Voting Board will hold a Workshop on Monday, September 24, 2018, in the Lake Room at 8 pm to review the proposed FY 2019 Operating Fund budget. At the conclusion of the Workshop, a Special Meeting may be convened for the purpose of adopting the budget. A Special Meeting has also been tentatively scheduled […]

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Workshop Meeting – Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – 8 pm

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 8 pm the Voting Board will hold a Workshop Meeting to discuss a variety of items, including the progress made in working with the Vernon Town Council on modifying its property maintenance ordinance before final adoption, the status of snow reimbursement from Vernon Township, and recommendations by the Road […]

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Last Club-sponsored Garbage Pickup – Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The last pickup of household garbage for members in good standing under the Club’s contract with Blue Diamond will take place on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, due to the Labor Day holiday. The Club’s contract does not include recycling or the removal of household bulk items. All garbage must be placed at the curb not […]

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Beach 1 Bus Stop Information

Thursday, September 6 marks the opening of school and the school bus stop at Beach 1. On Monday evening, September 3, the parking and traffic pattern at Beach 1 will be changed to accommodate school buses and to bar access to parking aisles. This change will be in effect after the Labor Day weekend until […]

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Upcoming Office Hours – Labor Day Weekend 2018

The Club office will be open Saturday, September 1, 2018, from 10 am to 1 pm. The office is closed on Sunday, September 2 and Labor Day, Monday, September 3. The Activities Center will be open throughout the weekend and on Labor Day from 10 am to 4 pm. Note: Club boats for your use are […]

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Tuesday 10/16 0%
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Wednesday 10/17 20%
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