Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

Important Message

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 […]

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August 6, 2020 8 am: Power Outages Continue to Affect 500 Homes / Lake Room Open Until 5 pm

Update 4:30 pm: The Lake Room will close at 5 pm today. Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative made significant progress today restoring power with approximately 200 homes remaining without power. SREC projects most homes will have power restored by 9 pm this evening. Published 8:30 am: According to Sussex Rural’s outage map, power outages remain throughout […]

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Preparing for Tropical Storm Isaias

As of 2 pm Monday, August 3, 2020, the National Weather Service advises that 45-55 mph wind gusts from Tropical Storm Isaias are expected in our area together with two to six inches of rainfall. The storm is expected to intensify once again into a hurricane. Rain will begin later tonight and intensify through Tuesday […]

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Playgrounds to Open July 2, 2020 / Club Park Picnic Area Remains Closed

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 157, issued on Friday, June 26, 2020, authorized the reopening of playgrounds on July 2. The protective fencing around the Club’s playgrounds and play equipment, installed in March, will be removed that day and all equipment inspected. Picnic areas remain closed, though guidance is expected shortly. Parents are requested to ensure […]

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Update from Club President Michael Gelfand

Dear Club Members, It’s a portentous holiday weekend, but before we get into what’s been on everyone’s minds for weeks, it’s important to note how unfortunate it is to be forced to break with tradition by being unable to observe Memorial Day ceremonies on the Clubhouse lawn this holiday weekend. The Seniors group always works […]

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Voting Board Suspends Monthly Late Payment Charges / Extends Filing Deadline for Senior Citizen/Permanently Disabled Discount

Recognizing the widespread disruption experienced by our members in this crisis, an examination was undertaken as to what steps are possible, now, to allay any financial concerns members may have regarding their obligations to the Club. The following is a summary of the changes approved by the Voting Board on March 23, 2020: 1. monthly […]

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Tennis, Basketball, Pickleball Courts Reopen Friday, May 22, 2020

In keeping with Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 147 issued on May 18, 2020, the Club’s tennis, handball, pickleball, basketball, and utility courts will be unlocked on Friday morning by 10 am. Playgrounds and picnic areas remain closed. Those waiting to play are required to maintain the appropriate social distancing of six feet, and are […]

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An Updated Message from Club President Michael Gelfand

April 22, 2020 Dear Club Members, I hope this note finds you, your family, friends and neighbors all in good health and spirits. I want to share my perspective with you regarding Club operations and management during this global health and financial crisis. As discussed in my previous letter to members, meetings, events, and activities […]

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Beach Openings Delayed by Order of the Sussex County Division of Health

The Sussex County Division of Health issued the following guidance on April 10, 2020: No recreational bathing facilities (bathing beaches, pools, hot tubs, spas, spray parks, wading pools, waterparks, etc.) are approved to open at this time, and all facilities are to remain closed until further notice. According to the Order, “Recreational bathing facilities are […]

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Vernon Bans Seasonal and Short-term Rentals – Monday, April 6, 2020 at 8pm

Acting on the authority conveyed by Governor Phil Murphy to New Jersey State Police Superintendent Patrick J. Callahan, Vernon Township banned until further notice all short-term and seasonal rentals effective Monday, April 6, 2020, at 8 pm. The Club will be alerting all property owners who rent, either seasonally or short-term, of the need to […]

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Tennis Courts Remain Closed – USTA Statement

Keeping the tennis, handball, and  utility courts locked, disabling the basketball courts, and cordoning off playgrounds was part of the Club’s response to the dangers of community transmission of the coronavirus. While the necessity of these actions was widely understood and supported, it was disappointing to receive repeated calls and emails requesting that the tennis […]

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A Special Message from Club President Michael Gelfand

March 25, 2020 Dear Club Members, I hope this note finds you, your family, friends and neighbors all in good health. I’m writing to share information with you about Club operations during the current global health crisis. Most, if not all of our members, are faced by serious challenges—health, social, financial, etc—posed by the coronavirus […]

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