Meeting Minutes



Davidson Lake Association

Board of Directors’ Zoom Virtual Meeting

May 10, 2023


Megan Wilkins, Chelsea Whidden, Aunden Rae, Ken Donald, Mike Gardiner and Arnie Wilkins


John Prime, Dan Debow, Diane Upshall and Lisa Howe

Davidson Lake Association (DLA) Board of Directors’ Zoom Virtual Meeting was held on Thursday, May 10, 2023 at 7:02 p.m. chaired by Megan Wilkins.  

Motion:  Motion to approve the agenda as presented by exception.  Agenda accepted.

Financial Update – Jeanne Sayre

No update provided.  Discussion on changing access to bank account.  Megan / Jeanne to work with CIBC to provide documentation.

Directory – Ken Donald

Megan has been receiving feedback from Facebook post and sending info to Ken.  Ken to provide Megan of Karen Ann’s contact so information can be sent directly.

Action Item: Megan to send update info directly to  Karen Ann.

Action Item: Megan to print the file for Diane Upshall to update.

Water Committee – N/A

No update.

Action Item: Arnie to reach out to Dan to get equipment to have it recalibrated and discuss having another volunteer assist him this summer to ensure regular testing is completed.

NBALA  Update– Arnie Wilkins

New sign at the boat launch is coming.

Membership will be requested soon.  Motion to be presented to approve payment of this fee.

Report on testing to date will be received soon, with a comparison to other lakes in the NBALA.

Road/Trail Committee Update – Ken Donald

Ken is meeting with a company regarding the grading on May 11th and will follow up via email on the plans.

“Name that Trail” campaign to be launched in May once the cottagers return. Initiative will be shared on our Facebook group.

Action Item:  Megan to post grading plans on facebook

Social Committee & Summer Activity Schedule – Megan Wilkins

Diane has confirmed that her team continue with an August corn boil as a second social event.  Details to follow.

Action Item: Emily Kenny will provide the 3 dates she will schedule kid’s summer activities so they can be included in Welcome to summer pamphlet.

Garbage/Recycling Sheds – Megan Wilkins

Dumpster is confirmed to be arriving next week.

Posters for large item pickup are in place, and facebook announcement has been posted

Davidson Lake Sign – Megan Wilkins

The new sign will be put in place the weekend of May 20th.  Megan, Arnie, Ken have offered to help

Action Item: Arnie to pay invoice in interim, when banking gets sorted, DLA will reimburse Arnie.

Lake Swag – Megan Wilkins

Megan has done some research and believe a coffee mug and ball hat as options to buy are best.  Small business case is ready and will be sent to team for secretarial approval

Action Item carried forward: Megan to send business case

Round Table:

Megan – Bench – Denise Rani contacted Megan and requested funds to rebuild the bench on the public beach.  Chelsea researched the land ownership and found that it is public land.  Aunden has offered wood for materials, so costs will be minimal.  It was decided to proceed.

Next Meeting

The next DLA Board of Directors’ Meeting via Zoom is scheduled for Thursday, June 15th, 2023 at 7:00 p.m

Motion made by Aunden to adjourn.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

Megan, President

1 Comment

  1. Fred Hughes

    What ever happened to Bill & Iris at the canteen? I remember walking over there along the lake to watch the most crummy movies on planet earth! But we loved it. The french fries. Oh they were so good. Cup after little cup of them, soaked with vinegar. And the walk back to the cove stumbling along, giggling and just being stupid little kids. Our flashlight going dim with each step until we arrived back at camp. My Nana would always be there waiting for me with a fresh batch of pop corn. With melted butter. What a beautiful little lake. I was probably 12-14 years old. Little did I know that in four or five years I would be in Vietnam spending many nights longing for that little lake. And those french fries!

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