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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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 |

Speed Hump Installations Underway

Speed humps are being installed this week at four locations along the Club’s private roads: Pohatcong Road (2) – between Canadawa Road and Acabonack Road Acabonack Road (1) – between Winetka Road and Pohatcong Road Lakeside Drive West (2) – in the vicinity of Comet Row and just south of the Clubhouse driveway entrance Coon […]

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 |

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 |

Correction: Error in Treasurer’s Letter

Sometimes it happens – an error gets past those composing and editing documents, and this is what occurred in the recent letter from the Club’s Treasurer that was mailed this week. The error is found in the third paragraph, first bullet point and the corrected text in red: Dues for homeowners have been increased $20.00 […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Boats Must Be Removed from ALL DOCKS, and from ALL RACKS on the Western Side of Highland Lakes, by October 15

Please take NOTICE that all boats, canoes, kayaks, etc. on all Club docks must be removed by Thursday, October 15, 2020, in order to provide time for the Club’s staff to relocate the docks for winter storage. This NOTICE also requires the removal of all boats, canoes, kayaks, etc. stored on the wooden boat racks […]

Posted in Boat Docks and Racks, Member Notices |

Voting Board Amends Rule 23 – Items Not Permitted to be Stored Beyond Property Boundaries

The Voting Board, at its meeting on September 25, 2020, amended the second paragraph of Rule 23 which prohibits the use of Club properties, including any portion of the road right-of-way whether paved or not, for the storage of items. Please keep in mind that while the average width of the pavement along the Club’s […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Questions About Voting – Election Day Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Clubhouse will be a location for you to drop off your ballot between the hours of 6 am and 8 pm on Election Day. If you are disabled, the Sussex County Board of Elections advises that Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 177 provides for the use of voting machines only for disabled voters needing […]

Posted in Important Message, Of Special Interest |

Voting Board Workshop – Wednesday, October 7, 2020 – Cancelled

Please take notice that the Workshop meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 7, 2020, has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Voting Board at which members may attend is the Regular Meeting on Friday, October 16, 2020, at 8 pm in the Seckler Room. Capacity is limited to not more than 25 persons including Voting […]

Posted in Voting Board |

2021 Dues and Assessments Adopted

The Voting Board, at its meeting on September 25, 2020, adopted the FY 2021 Operating Fund budget and the corresponding 2021 Dues and Assessments Schedule, which is available for downloading using this link. Overall, home owners will see no change in the amounts which will be due in 2021, while lot owners charges will increase […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Diver on Main Lake Dam – Saturday, September 26, 2020

Don’t be alarmed if you see a team including a diver on the Main Lake dam on Saturday. The diver will be locating the inlet of the low-level drain pipe in the lake so that it can be sealed before the valve is disassembled and repaired by Zitone Construction of Montague, NJ. Jack McLaughlin General […]

Posted in Dams, Member Notices |

Voting Board Regular Meeting – Rescheduled to Friday, September 25, 2020 – 8 pm

Please take notice that the Voting Board meeting, scheduled for Thursday, September 17, 2020, has been postponed to Friday, September 25, 2020, at 8 pm. The meeting will take place in the Seckler and Craft rooms. Masks are required at all times, capacity is limited to not more than 25 persons in total (including Voting […]

Posted in Voting Board |

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