Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

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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 |

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. […]

Posted in Activities and Events |

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 […]

Posted in Uncategorized |

EBlast Subscription Functionality Fully Restored

If you have attempted to subscribe to the Club’s EBlast system from major email providers (e.g. – @icloud.com, @msn.com, @hotmail.com, @yahoo.com and @gmail.com) and failed to receive a confirmation email, the problem has now been fixed (at least we think so). We ask you to try to subscribe again. On the Club’s home page – […]

Posted in Member Notices |

New Members: Reminder About Your 2021 Badges and Permits

Club staff have begun preparing the badges and permits (parking, boating, etc.) for the upcoming 2021 season. The next month or so will be spent preparing for the distribution of the badges and permits. A decision will be made on badge and permit distribution shortly, and will be posted here and in the April 3, […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices |

Water Safety Job Openings

The Club is anticipating openings in our Water Safety department this summer. Consider applying for one of the open positions. Contact Kaitlyn Nix, Water Safety Director at kaitlyn.j.nix@gmail.com Assistant to the Water Safety Director Highland Lakes is in search of an Assistant to the Water Safety Director. Candidates must be willing to work from Memorial […]

Posted in Member Notices, Water Safety and Swimming |

Voting Board Approves Steeper Assessment For Failure to Remove Boats

Special Assessment Increased to $500 In February 2019 the Voting Board adopted a series of amendments to Rule 25 which included the transport of boats to residences for improper storage, or storage in violation of the applicable removal deadline of October 15 each year. This amendment also provided for the imposition of a special assessment […]

Posted in Boat Docks and Racks, Member Notices, Voting Board |

Club Announces New General Manager

I’m pleased to announce the hiring of David Martin as the new General Manager of Highland Lakes Country Club and Community Association. A special search committee made up of Officers and Trustees from our Voting Board—as well as two former Presidents of the Voting Board—worked together with an executive search firm over the course of […]

Posted in Of Special Interest, President's Message |

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 |

Clubhouse Rentals Remain Suspended Until Further Notice

Clubhouse rentals are not being accepted based on the current public health emergency. No waiting list is being established. Following current guidance, rentals will not take place this spring. Keeping in mind that the Club does not rent at all from the third week in June through Labor Day weekend, the earliest rentals may resume […]

Posted in Member Notices |

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