Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

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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 |

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

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 |

Workshop and Special Voting Board Meeting – Wednesday, September 9, 2020 – 7:30 pm

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 7:30 pm meetings return to the Clubhouse with the Voting Board holding its Workshop 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 Board and staff members), the wall-mounted hand sanitizers should be […]

Posted in Voting Board |

Beach 1 Bus Stop Information

Tuesday, September 8 marks the opening of school and the school bus stop at Beach 1. On Monday evening, September 7, the parking and traffic pattern at Beach 1 will be changed to accommodate school buses and to bar access to parking aisles from the Breakneck Road entrance. This change will be in effect until […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Club Household Garbage Services End Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Club’s ten week summer household garbage services with Blue Diamond Disposal is ending with the last pickup on Tuesday, September 8 (due to the Labor Day holiday). Please remember – your garbage must be at out by 6:30 am. If you are a customer of Blue Diamond (973-598-9800) or Waste Management (800-633-9096), weekly services […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Free Shrimp Band – Social Distance Concert – Sunday, September 6 / 6 pm

This will be a free, bring your own-chairs, blankets, snack tables and booze event. No one under 21 will be allowed on lawn. Feel free to come by boat, drop anchor and enjoy the music. We also ask that you limit your party to groups of 6 or less to help in our quest for […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Adults |

Labor Day Beach Openings

Due to staffing shortages, Beach 1 and Beach 3 ONLY will be open on Labor Day.

Posted in Beaches |

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