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Shorecrest Beach Club Newsletter                                          Phone: 426-5155                                                           June 2011

 

Annual Meeting Recap

Shorecrest is required to have a meeting for all members at least once a year. This year’s Annual Meeting was held April 23rd at Agate Grange. The membership voted to approve the budget, have an independent audit conducted, and elected two new board members: Bob Charleston and Terry Mulhauser. Mr. Mulhauser subsequently resigned, and the board voted to appoint Judy Carr to replace him.

The Pool is Open

Have you visited our fabulous pool lately? It is Open from noon to 7 PM, Sunday through Thursday and noon to 9 PM on Friday and Saturday. There is also a Water Aerobics class Tuesday and Thursday from 11-12 AM. There is a Midnight Swim the third Saturday every month!

Your board of directors now consists of:

Bob Charleston – President

Patricia McCray – Vice President

Judy Carr – Secretary

Jeanette Lewis – Treasurer

Angie Benson - Director

Jeffrey Denison – Director

Rita Medaglia – Director

Interview with Bob Charleston

By Judy Carr

Q. Where did you grow up?

A. In Monroe N.Y. outside Manhattan.

Q. Were you in the service?

A. No I had gotten married and had a family.

Q. What was your occupation?

A. I was a carpenter by trade, and iron worker.

Q. Have you any hobbies?

A. Automobiles, (hot rods).

Q. What is your vision for Shorecrest at this time?

Monthly Potlucks are held in the clubhouse the last Saturday of the month.

A great way to get to know your neighbors

A. A quiet community, a good place to live, a place with no drugs. A place to raise small young families.

Q. What is your vision for Shorecrest in the future?

A. Growth in Shorecrest at a moderate rate. A dock put in at Jacoby Park. Our own park on Hammersley Inlet to be fixed up.

Committee Reports

Architectural Committee

Chair, Larry Stecker,

 

In addition to the chair, the Architectural Committee has four other members and one alternate. I want to thank all of the committee members for their hard work and thoughtfulness in working for our community.

We have all been working to setup our annual inspection of the community, and consolidating our Rules and Regulations so that we have one accurate document to work from, we will be publishing that document in July, on the website and have copies available in the office.

At present the committee plans to make the inspections in June, July and September of 2011 with the entire community divided between the three dates.

An additional responsibility includes investigating formal complaints filed with the office through a signed written complaint filed in person or through a form available on the website.

Permit Reminder …

In addition to being charged with the enforcement of all Covenants, Bylaws, Rules & Regulations of the Shorecrest Beach Club, the Architectural Committee is also responsible for the issuance of permits for new construction, modifications to structures, fences, septic systems, and other related activities as defined in the rules & regulations. The Shorecrest permit is in addition to any needed County permits. If you don't know if you need a permit, contact the office or come to a committee meeting.


Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws committee submitted a draft rewrite to the board for their review.

ICE: Set up a contact in your cell phone as ICE, which stands for In Case of Emergency. Then enter the phone number of who you’d want contacted in an emergency. First responders will look for this!

Shorecrest Area Neighborhood Watch (SANW)

The “Block Watch” has restarted with a hearty turnout of folks. The group not only focuses on Shorecrest, but also on the outlying areas such as Leeds Rd and Crestview (to Agate Loop.) Those areas have representatives attending meetings and holding office.

The group works closely with Timberlakes and Harstine Island and their respective Block Watches. The co-chairs attend monthly meetings with Sheriff Casey Salisbury where much useful information about crime prevention is disseminated.

The group is expanding its scope to include disaster preparedness in the form of CERT (community emergency response training). This will include having a central place in Shorecrest for food and water supplies, the organized use of private boats to help transport folks to “town” in case our roads are out, ham radio operation, a first aid station, etc.

SANW meets from 10:00-11:00 AM on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month at the clubhouse. Most of the communication is done by email, so attendance is encouraged, but not required. If you would like to be on the mailing list, or you have questions, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Communications Committee

Chair, Ken Shelton

 

Softball

Some members have started a community softball program anyone interested contact Chuck at 427-1041

We have just reformed this committee following the board elections at the annual meeting. This edition was assembled on a very short schedule, so we apologize to anyone who was unable to submit their news or activities in time for publication. Future editions should be published the beginning of each calendar quarter – so if you have anything you’d like considered for publication, it needs to be submitted no later than one month before the end of the quarter.

The next deadline is:

August 31, 2011

Shorecrest’s web site is:

http://www.shorecrestonline.org

If you would prefer to receive your newsletters via email, please contact the office and include your name, email address and also your street address, so we can remove you from the paper mailing list.

Reminder: We are again charging late fees and finance charges on overdue dues effective May 31, 2011!

Financial News

By Jeanette Lewis, Treasurer

The outside auditor recently completed his draft for the 2009/10 Audit. You can request copies in the Office.

The biggest problem is an adjustment for bad debt. These are old dues that have not yet been paid. It is incorrect to include them as Revenue in the Profit & Loss statement and a Receivable (Asset) on the Balance Sheet if the probability of collecting them is low.

Expensing Bad Debt does not mean we can’t continue to try to collect overdue dues, just that we should not include them in the P&L and as an Asset for financial reporting purposes.

Since Shorecrest included all dues in Revenue as they were billed the past couple of years, the bad debt write off adjustment by the Auditor resulted in a huge net loss for the 2009/10 fiscal year – ($42,664).

Regardless of the reason for the net loss, this is unacceptable financial management and the current board is committed to turning this around.

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5 Communications Committee 6:30

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Shorecrest Beach Club

40 E. Evergreen Lane

Shelton, WA 98584

 

 

 

Board of Directors

Mike Jacobson
President

Greg Clark
Vice President.

Ken Shelton
Secretary

Bill Mackelwich
Trustee

Patricia McCray
Treasurer

Tracey McGlothlin
Trustee

Craig Larson
Trustee

Shorecrest Beach Club Mission Statement

Shorecrest Beach Club Mission Statement: Enhance the quality of life for our community.

Shorecrest Beach Club Vision Statement: Build a safe and desirable place in which to live and enjoy the benefits of family, friends, and neighbors.

Shorecrest Beach Club Value Statement: Actively promote and encourage membership participation along with supporting initiatives and capital improvements that benefit the greater good of the community.

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40 E. Evergreen Lane
WA 98584
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