June DLWID Board Meeting Report

The Devils Lake Wateri Improvement District held its June board meeting in the District offices on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011.  Several interested parties attended the meeting.

Executive Session of the Board: The Board of Directors held an Executive Session preceding their regularly scheduled meeting.

Budget Hearing: The final presentation of the District’s 2011-2012 budget was made during the hearing.  The public in attendance was granted a moment to comment on its content.  There were no comments from those in attendance. After asking for public comments the Board of Directors unanimously passed the proposed budget. Continue reading

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Third Annual Potluck on the Point

Please hold Saturday August 6th at 6:00 pm open to come join us for our Third Annual Potluck on the Point.  Last year was a great success with some sixty-five residents of Devils Lake in attendance. Come share some great food and fun with your lakeside neighbors.  The get together will be hosted by Mitch and Dana Moore at 2929 NE Loop Drive on Sand Point.

Plan to bring your favorite dish, appetizer, main dish or casserole and join us, with your neighbor and friends for an afternoon of fun. Watch your email for more details and be sure to mark your calendar today!

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Attend June DLWID Meeting

Board Meets June 2, 2011 6:00pm

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday June 2nd at 6:00pm.   The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are several topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda.  The meeting will begin with the final public hearing on the District’s 2011-2012 budget which is scheduled to be adopted by the Board following public comment.  Two new Board members; Kip Ward and Noel Walker will be introduced during the meeting.  Discussions of the status of the Erosion study scheduled for mid June as well as the proposed Devils Lake Festival in July are on the agenda.  Additionally, the current state of the Districts grass carp application and an update on the Septic Tank Revitalization Program as well as the Save Our Shoreline Program will be presented. An update on the potential purchase of the Union 50 Club is anticipated.  After a few months of missed meetings, we will finally be able to attend this month’s meeting, and are looking forward to providing an update following the meeting. Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda, staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda
Staff Reports
Minutes
FY 2011-2012 Budget

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DLWID Election Results

May 17, 2011 Special Election

The following election results are for the May 17 Special Election in Lincoln County, Oregon. These results were posted at approximately 8:00 p.m. on May 17. The elections office states result will be updated throughout the night until all of the votes have been counted.  With 91% of the 10,847 votes counted and 13% of those votes counted in the DLWID we forecast approximately 126 uncounted in District ballots, which should not change the results posted below. (Final Count Update posted 12:57am 5/18/11 with 12,059 or 99.99% counted, are now reflected in the results shown below.)

Devils Lake Water Improvement District, Position 1
Jack Strayer 560
Noel Walker * 847
Devils Lake Water Improvement District, Position 2
Douglas Pirie 579
Randy Weldon * 799
Devils Lake Water Improvement District, Position 3
Joe Barnes 577
Kip Ward * 856

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May 17 Special Election

What follows is an article as it appeared in the Newport News-Times on May 11, 2011 containing interviews with three of the DLWID candidates.  You will find the responses from candidates Joe Banes, Kip Ward and Jack Strayer below. New-Times Editor’s note: The same questions and request for information were emailed to all six candidates. Douglas Pirie, Randy Weldon, and Noel Walker but they did not respond. Continue reading

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Attend May DLWID Meeting

Board Meets May 5, 2011 6:00pm

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday May 5th at 6:00pm.   The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are several topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda.  These discussions include; a discussion of the current state the Districts grass carp application and an update on the Septic Tank Revitalization Program as well as the Save Our Shoreline Program. The potential for improved public access in Neotsu near K Street as well as the potential purchase of the Union 50 Club will also be discussed.  Unfortunately we will not be able to attend this month’s meeting, we are looking for a volunteer who attends to provide a brief review of the meeting that we could share. Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda, staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda

Staff Reports

Minutes

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Three Seats, Six Running for DLWID

Incumbents Challenged for Re-election

Patrick Alexander
The News Guard
 

Ballots for the May 17 election, which should start appearing in mailboxes on Saturday, April 30, will feature three contested races for the Devils Lake Water Improvement District board of directors — the body charged with planning for the health and vitality of Devils Lake.

With three incumbents all challenged in their bids for another four-year term, voters throughout Lincoln City as well as the entire watershed of Devils Lake will be able to mold the future of the five-member board.

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