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JULY 2012

NEXT BOARD MEETING:


Monday, July 16th
at 7:30 p.m.
Presidents Report - Page 7
HIGHLAND DAYS
with Circus Amongus
- July 7th at Noon - Page 25
HOT DOG DAZE - July 14th
at Noon - Page 28
A LOOK AT MILL RACE
VILLAGE - Page 27
WHATS COOKING - Page 33
ADULT NIGHT SWIM - July
28th at 8:00 p.m. - Page 35
HAVE YOU HEARD?
- Page 37
Tools and grass seed are now
available in the Tool Room in
the Clubhouse. Tools must be
checked out at the front desk.
HigHland lakes Condominium assoCiation
20301 Silver Spring Drive Northville, MI 48167
Phone: (248) 349-4006 Fax: (248) 349-8821
Website: www.HLCA.us
WE NEED YOUR VOTE!
Amended Bylaws Vote due July 31, 2012
If you have any questions, please contact the clubhouse.
248.349.4006 clubhouse@hlca.us
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Highland Lakes
Management Section
Highland Lakes Board of Directors

Kathy Baldwin, President
Michelle Todorov, Vice President
Tom Byrne, Treasurer
Sandy Nolan, Secretary
Clem Tulley, Director
Kathleen Connor, Director
Judy Nakdimen, Director

This section of the Herald contains minutes of the Board of Directors meetings
and management information. This section is the offcial medium of communica-
tions of the Association as prescribed by Board Resolution R-6, March 22, 1976.
We recommend that you not only read but save this section of the Herald for future
reference. Resolutions and Regulations approved by the Board become part of
your Association By-Laws.
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HIGHLAND LAKES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION DIRECTORY
20301 Silver Spring Drive, Northville, MI 48167
Clubhouse Phone: 248-349-4006 Clubhouse Fax: 248-349-8821
After Hours Emergency Maintenance Phone: 248-349-4043
COMMITTEE INFORMATION
COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON PHONE BOARD LIAISON
Clubhouse Judy OConnor 248-344-6600 Tom Byrne & Judy Nakdimen
& Sandy Nolan
Court Captain Robert Armstrong 248-912-0266 Clem Tulley & Sandy Nolan
& Kathleen Connor
Engineering Tom Werner 248-349-4459 Kathy Baldwin & Kathleen Connor
& Clem Tulley
Community Social Brad Todorov 248-380-1611 Kathy Baldwin & Michelle Todorov
Finance Joyce Elvy 248-349-1747 Tom Byrne & Sandy Nolan
Grounds Ray Parzych 248-349-9370 Kathy Baldwin & Judy Nakdimen
Gloria Loudy 248-349-3308
Herald Marty Tingstad 248-344-4928 Kathleen Connor & Sandy Nolan
Insurance ----- ------ Kathleen Connor & Kathy Baldwin
Lakes Ecology ----- ------ Tom Byrne & Michelle Todorov
Pool Joy Gaskin 248-735-2623 Tom Byrne & Sandy Nolan
& Kathleen Connor
RV Hugh Battley 248-349-4841 Clem Tulley & Michelle Todorov
Sprinkler ----- ------ Kathleen Connor & Kathy Baldwin
Tennis Carol Shields 248-305-7123 Michelle Todorov & Judy Nakdimen
Vision Rob Berlin 248-374-3986 Michelle Todorov & Judy Nakdimen
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
After Hours Emergency / HLCA Security Guard ................................... 248-349-4043
Northville Township Police-Non-Emergency...... ............................ 248-349-9400
Northville Township Fire Department. .......................................... 248-348-5807
Northville Township Police and Fire Emergency. ........................... 911
After Hours Maintenance Emergency ........................................... 248-349-4043
Assessment/Billing Inquiries ...................................................... 248-349-4006
Consumers Power Company ........................................................ 800-477-5050
DTE-Electric Company................................................................. 800-477-4747
Hazardous Waste Information ...................................................... 734-326-3936
HLCA AT&T Account Rep (Denise Smith) ...................................... 810-265-4946
AT&T Sales & Support (Phone or U-Verse) ................................... 800-288-3466
E-mail ......................................................................................... clubhouse@hlca.us
Web site ....................................................................................... www.HLCA.us
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kathy Baldwin, President ........... 248-380-6429
Michelle Todorov, Vice President....248-380-1611
Tom Byrne, Treasurer ................. 248-349-6924
Sandy Nolan, Secretary .............. 248-349-3587
Clem Tulley, Director .................. 248-349-3125
Kathleen Connor, Director .......... 248-349-8264
Judy Nakdimen, Director ............ 248-344-0336
PERSONNEL
Joe Poma......................................Property Manager
Shannon Crowley........Administrative Asst. (NOTARY)
Sharon Englund....................................Bookkeeper
Guinevere Eatmon..................Receptionist (NOTARY)
Pam Cohen............................................Receptionist
Ken Wiewiora............Maintenance Superintendent
Mike Francis.....................Maintenance Supervisor
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Editor
Shannon Crowley
shannon@hlca.us
Herald Committee
Marty Tingstad, Chairman
Wilma Leonard
Robert Armstrong
Herald Staff
Ray Parzych
Betty Parzych
Joel Lutz
Tom DeGalan
Gloria Janks
Marty Tingstad
Ilio Alessandri
Herald Printing
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Christopher Jason
275 E. Twelve Mile Rd.
Madison Heights, MI 48071
(248) 548-1040
Highland Lakes
Herald
The Highland Lakes Herald is the official news medium of
the Highland Lakes Condominium Association, serving
all residents, groups and organizations.
The Association and its Board of Directors control and
are responsible for the contents of the Herald.
The staff of the Highland Lakes Herald serves on a
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staff and are not construed as representative of the general
membership of the Association.
The Herald welcomes comments, suggestions and articles
from its readers. All material submitted for publication
in the Herald must be true, factual, and newsworthy.
The editor reserves the right to withhold items from
publication pending verification of facts. In some cases
where items are of a critical or controversial nature, the
editor reserves the right to solicit comments from those
with opposing viewpoints.
Materials submitted for publication are to be given to the
receptionist in Highland House. All materials submitted
must be signed, but signatures will be withheld upon
request. Communications to the Herald should be in
writing. No material will be accepted for publication in
the upcoming issue after the 20th of the month.
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AT&T U-VERSE
AT & T ...................................................... 30
BARBECUE GRILLS
American Gas Works LLC ...................... 24
BATHROOM REMODELING
One Day Baths .......................................... 26
BEAUTY / SKIN CARE
Avon ........................................................... 40
Mary Kay ................................................... 40
CARPET
Carpet Repair - Gary Woodruff ............. 38
Simply Floor Coverings .......................... 40
COMMUNITY NEWS
Northville Chamber of Commerce ........ 32
FLOORING
Simply Floor Coverings .......................... 40
FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
Northrop-Sassaman ................................. 40
OBrien Sullivan Funeral Home ............. 26
GAS FIREPLACE REPAIR
American Gas Works LLC ...................... 24
HEALTH & FITNESS
Northville Hearing Aid ........................... 32
Northville Physical Rehabilitation ........ 38
HEARING AIDS
Northville Hearing Aid ........................... 32
HEATING & COOLING
D&G Heating ............................................ 38
HOME REPAIR & HANDYMAN SERVICES
Andy Wright ............................................. 41
HOME REPAIR & HANDYMAN SERVICES
Carpet Repair - Gary Woodruff ............. 38
Dennis Hill ................................................ 34
Garys Home Repair ................................ 26
NJV Construction ..................................... 31
R&H Glazing ............................................ 41
Roger the Handyman .............................. 40
HOME TELEPHONE SERVICE
AT & T ...................................................... 30
INSURANCE
Merrick Maris Insurance ........................ 43
MASONRY / CEMENT
NJV Construction ..................................... 31
PAINTING/WALLPAPERING
Dennis Hill ................................................ 34
NJV Construction ..................................... 31
PARTY STORE / ICE CREAM
Good Time Party Store ............................ 41
PET SITTING
Right At Home Pet Sitting ...................... 34
PLUMBING
Evans Plumbing ....................................... 26
Horton Plumbing ..................................... 42
POLITICAL
Chris Roosen (Political) ........................... 2
Karen Woodside for Treasurer ............... 36
Mindy Herrman (Political) ..................... 34
REAL ESTATE
Real Estate One ......................................... 38
WINDOWS/WINDOW REPAIR
R&H Glazing ............................................ 41
SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS
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BOARD COMMENTS
BYLAWS
URGENT! THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO VOTE TO AMEND OUR BYLAWS. As you are aware, Highland
Lakes Condominium Association is attempting to amend or modernize its bylaws. This amendment package is
being considered based on the following reasons, (but is by no means a complete list):
FHA and Fannie Mae have changed their general requirements, percentage limits and notication requirements
which will alter their willingness to insure and/or extend nancing to an otherwise creditworthy purchaser of a
condominium. Basically, if the association documents are not in compliance, it may affect your ability to sell your
home to a broad range of potential purchasers.
The documents are incredibly out of date. They reect a different time and a healthier economy. The current
bylaws have no restrictions on rental practices, and is a very broad document that does not give the association
much protection from a wide range of modern day issues that have the potential to affect your home values.
Much of the language in the current bylaws conict, makes no reference to, or omit sections of the Michigan
Condominium Act of 1978. Certain required notications by governmental entities are not in place.
For the amendments package to pass, the association must have an afrmative vote of 66% percent of all co-owners
eligible to vote. We are very close, but we need everyones participation. If you havent voted, please do so. The
deadline to submit your vote is July 31st.
SPRING PLANTING
Thanks to all those persons who contributed to the Spring Plantings in particular Grounds Committee. Thanks for
your dedication and interest in improving Highland Lakes. The additional plantings have really brightened up the
community.
SUMMER EVENTS
Remember to watch the calendar for special summer events. Highland Days Hot Dog Daze Adult Late Night
Swims Ice Cream Extravaganza
PARKING
As summer moves along, residents have many more guests. Remember to be mindful of our parking rules. Each
unit is provided with one deeded parking space. (The garage is the deeded space for units so equipped.) Please
refer to the Master Deed for the location of your deeded space. Over the years, co-owners in some courts have
been surveyed and have voted to double number the parking spaces, meaning that every space in the courtyard
received a number attributable to their respective unit. Guest parking spaces are also available in most courtyards.
They are not spaces to be used by co-owners, but rather, for their temporary visitors. Guest parking spaces are
marked with the word Guest painted within the space. In cases where additional spaces are not numbered or
otherwise marked, these spaces are available on a rst come, rst serve basis. If a co-owner has more than 2 vehicles,
the additional vehicles must be parked on the street (where permitted) or in the clubhouse parking lot. If you have
any questions about the parking policy, please contact the ofce: 248-349-4006
REMINDER
REMINDER TO ALL COMMITTEES: Your wish-lists must be turned in to Joe Poma as soon as possible. Committees
are encouraged to hand in their requests no later than July 15th. The budget process will begin on July 31st.
EIGHT MILE SIGN UPDATE
As you are aware, a car accident on 8-Mile Rd. caused a vehicle to crash through the east-side entrance sign on Eight
Mile in January of this year. At the June 18th board meeting, the board voted to landscape the east side entrance
where the sign had been. The Grounds committee is contacting nurseries to make recommendations regarding the
landscape design. ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!
Kathy Baldwin, Board President
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HIGHLAND LAKES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES - June 18, 2012
The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of Highland Lakes Condominium Association was on the third Monday of
the month, in accordance with the By-Laws of the Association. President Kathy Baldwin called the June 18, 2012 regular
meeting of the Board of Directors to order at 7:30 p.m.
Attendance
The following Directors were present: Kathy Baldwin, Kathleen Connor, Michelle Todorov, Tom Byrne, Sandy Nolan, Clem
Tulley and Judy Nakdimen. Also present were Joe Poma, Property Manager, Ken Wiewiora, Maintenance Superintendent, and
Shannon Crowley, Administrative Assistant. Approximately 18 Co-Owners were also present.
Clubhouse Committee Report: See page 20
Judy OConnor reported to the Board.
Discussion: Judy explained that the refrigerator /
freezer is not keeping food cold. She added that the
stove/oven is also not heating properly and will cut
o without warning, which makes it dicult or any
food service or meal planning. She emphasized that
having a functional kitchen is an integral part of
party rentals. Kathleen agreed. With regards to the
recommendation to purchase new appliances for the
Kitchen, 1om claried that the monies would come out
of the operating budget and would be a discretionary
spend item. Kathy said that the board would have to
further review whether the purchases could be made at
this time.
Board Action: Motion by Tom Byrne support by Kathleen
Connor to accept the Clubhouse Committee Report
dated June 4, 2012, and table their recommendation for
further review. All in favor. Motion passed.
Additional Discussion: Robert Armstrong asked if the
decision of the board would be included in the public
minutes after deliberation. Kathy answered that it
would be. Robert asked about the cost of the Formica
counter tops included in the committee report. Kathy
explained that it would be included as a wish list item
at budget negotiations.
Grounds Committee Report: See page 16
Ray Parzych reported to the Board.
Discussion: Earl Smith said that he reviewed the
plantings on the west side Eight Mile sign. He said
that it is a combination of 3 dwarf lilac bushes that are
relatively healthy. He questioned whether it was a good
idea to remove healthy plantings from the area instead
of just cutting them back. After some discussion,
Kathy encouraged the Grounds Committee to further
investigate and make a recommendation to the Board at
the July Board Meeting.
Board Action: Motion by Judy Nakdimen support by
Sandy Nolan to accept the Grounds Committee Report
dated June 5, 2012. All in favor. Motion passed.
Vision Committee Report: See page 15
Maureen Osiecki reported to the Board.
Board Action: Motion by Tom Byrne support by Sandy
Nolan to accept the Vision Committee Report dated
May 29, 2012. All in favor. Motion passed.
Grounds / Vision Joint Meeting: See page 17
Kathy Baldwin reported to the Board. In January, 2012
a car accident on 8-Mile Rd. caused a vehicle to crash
through the east-side entrance sign on Eight Mile.
Iighland Lakes led a claim with the drier`s insurance
carrier and received a settlement of $13,300. The
purpose of this meeting is to discuss options regarding
the repair or replacement of the sign.
As a result of their joint discussion, they are recommending
to the board to Landscape east side only with no sign
(remove the 3 remaining pillars), and Retain existing
sign at west side of entrance.
Betty Parzych asked if it would be best to leave the pillars
up until Plymouth Nursery is ready to plant, because it
looks neat as it is now. Kathy said that it was decided to
let Plymouth Nursery review both the east and west side
and make a plan to compliment the entrance, and we
would move forward once a plan is accepted. Plymouth
Nursery will be on site on June 19th to review the area.
Board Action: Motion by Sandy Nolan support by Judy
Nakdimen to accept the Minutes of the Grounds /
Vision Meeting dated June 12, 2012 and accept their
recommendation to Landscape east side only with no
sign (remove the 3 remaining pillars), and Retain existing
sign at west side of entrance. 5 in favor. 1 opposed.
Motion passed.
Approval of Minutes:
Minutes of the May 21, 2012 Regular Meeting of the
Board of Directors, Minutes of the May 21, 2012
Executive Sessions of the Board of Directors
Board Action: Motion by Kathleen Connor support
by Judy Nakdimen, to approe and le the Minutes
of the May 21, 2012 Regular Meeting of the Board
of Directors, Minutes of the May 21, 2012 Executive
Sessions as presented. All in favor. Motion passed.
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Court Captain Committee Report: See page 21
Robert Armstrong reported to the Board.
Board Action: Motion by Kathleen Connor support by
Judy Nakdimen to accept the Court Captain Committee
Report dated June 7, 2012. All in favor. Motion passed.
Engineering Committee Report: See page 22
Terry McNally reported to the board.
Board Action: Motion by Tom Byrne, support by Clem
Tulley to accept the Engineering Committee Report as
printed dated June 13, 2012 and their recommendations
to approe on modication request 41 & 42. All in
favor. Motion passed.
Pool Committee: Verbal
Kathleen Connor reported to the board. (Kathleen noted
that the person taking the minutes was out of town and could
not submit the written report in time for the Board meeting. The
written report for June will be submitted in July.)
Kathleen reported that the rst Iot Dog Daze o the year
was a great success. There was a wonderful turnout, and
the kitchen was selling out of everything! She thanked
all of the volunteers, particularly Sally Rigo, who was a
great help in the kitchen. Thanks also to everyone who
participated and helped to make the Hot Dog Daze a
success.
Board Action: Motion by Tom Byrne, support by Sandy
Nolan to allocate $65 to come out of operating to
purchase toys for the baby pool. All in favor. Motion
passed.
Community Social Committee: Verbal
Michelle Todorov reported to the board. Highland
Days with Circus Amongus will be July 7th this year.
Circus Amongus will be offering 10 circus acts on the
property, which will require 10 community volunteers.
She invited any adult who would be available noon to
2:00p to please come and help supervise.
Kathy added that the Pool games would begin after the
circus events are completed. There will also be pulled
pork sandwiches, hot dogs, and chips available for
purchase.
Co-Owner Forum
Kim Hudson: Kim asked if the board had approved the
repair of her cement on Scenic Lane. She said that at
the end of the last season she was told her area would be
on the top of the list for 2012. She added that in phone
conversations with Ken and Joe assured her it would be
discussed at the June board meeting.
Tom answered that there were two courts that were not
done last year to be carried over to 2012: Madison and
Viewpoint; Tom had requested the full 2012 cement
package to be presented to the board to approve all the
projects at the same time in July. However, since Kim
was promised a decision in June, he proceeded to review
the costs for Madison and Viewpoint.
Board Action: Motion by Tom Byrne, support by Sandy
Nolan to accept the request to proceed with the cement
project on Viewpoint and Madison Court, combined
total of $16,500 out of Long Term. All in favor.
Motion passed.
Kim said that shes also started receiving the Yes! Shoppers
guides again. Joe said that hes diligently working with
the reps to make sure that the addresses that want to be
removed are removed.
Maureen Osiecki: Maureen asked Ken to also consider
the island curbing between Lehigh and Lagoon Court
to be included this year. She said it has been an issue for
several years, and the lack of curbing is corroding the
asphalt thats there. Ken said he would review the area.
Maureen also encouraged everyone to vote in the
upcoming township elections in August.
Maureen also asked whether A1&1 or Comcast has
permission to solicit on the property. Joe said that they
do not, and i they are seen, please notiy the oce.
Elaine Horwath: Elaine asked Ken to come to her unit
to review a gutter problem shes having since the new
gutter was installed with her roof.
Elaine also asked why there are so many seagulls on the
property. Michelle answered that its partly due to the
abundance o the sh in the lakes. (more than usual because
the warm weather, they didnt die off like they usually do.)
Judy OConnor: Judy expressed her compliments to the
board and staff for the management of the property.
She said she was visiting a friend who lives in a condo
where they are also re-roong. At that complex the co-
owners are being assessed an additional $200/mo for
the next three years to cover the cost of the new roof.
They have also put a ban on all watering because of the
high cost of water.
Judy thanked the board for working to avoid special
assessments and successfully managing the property.
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Maintenance Superintendents Report:
See report on page 14
Ken said that we did our rst property-wide grub
treatment this year. This is a preventative treatment
that will prevent grubs next year. Kathleen asked what
could be done if we have a grub problem now. Ken
answered that residents can call in a work order for grub
treatment and Earl will take care of spot treatments.
Board Action: Motion by Judy Nakdimen, support by
Sandy Nolan, to accept Maintenance Superintendentss
Report dated June 18, 2012. All in favor. Motion
passed.
Property Managers Report:
See report on page 11
Sandy asked whether Televisions and Computers could
really be thrown away at our dumpsters. Ken answered
that there are currently no restrictions against it,
although there is talk in legislation trying to change that
and start restricting more. As it is now, you can throw
away TVs or Computer Monitors as long as theyre left
on the outside of the dumpster.
Kathy suggested putting a couple drops of ammonia in
your trash bag to deter critters from tearing into the
trash bags.
Board Action: Motion by Michelle Todorov, support
by Judy Nakdimen, to accept the Property Managers
Report dated June 18, 2012. All in favor. Motion
passed.
The Board recessed at 8:30 p.m. and reconvened for
closed session at 8:45 p.m.
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MANAGEMENT REPORT
TO: Board of Directors, Co-Owners
FROM: Joe Poma, Property Manager
RE: Property Managers Report
DATE: June 18, 2012
1. We have received some complaints about the way that Waste Management is handling our trash removal.
Last year, it was oil and paint being dragged through the property or dripping off of the trucks. This
year, it is broken glass and small remnants left outside of the trash enclosure. We are working on that,
but we are also getting complaints back from Waste Management about how the residents are disposing
of their trash. I want to restate what the acceptable method is:
- All trash is to be bagged and the bag must be tied. Full size garbage bags are preferred. Please
refrain from using small plastic grocery bags or other containers. Place the garbage bag inside of the
enclosure, but be careful not to accidently throw it in the pet waste pail.
- Lawn, garden or landscape refuse must be placed in paper lawn & garden bags that you can purchase
from Home Depot by the bundle for under $2.00. They must be placed outside of the enclosure
along the side. Do not dispose of heavy stone, brick, rocks, pavers, gravel or anything heavy that
vouId lreak lhrough a paper Iavn & garden lag. CaII lhe ofhce vilh direclions on hov lo dispose
of these items. Hayes Court has had a consistent problem with this.
- Large items such as furniture, televisions, computers, hot water tanks, chairs and other larger items
must be placed outside of the trash enclosure, along the side. Please be courteous to your neighbors
and keep your courtyard looking neat by placing these items out the night before the trash pick-
up, rather than letting them sit there over the weekend or for days. Trash pick-up is generally on
Monday and Thursday, unless there is a holiday.
- Disposal of old paint is to be done by removing the lid, letting the paint can dry out, and placing the
can on top of the trash enclosure wall, not inside of the enclosure or outside of it.
- Renovation items such as carpet, is to be disposed of by cutting the carpeting into 3 foot wide strips,
rolling them and bundling them with twine or another suitable method. You can imagine the
difhcuIly in renoving a 12 x 8 roon size roII of carpel. Olher ilens such as vood lrin and noIding
nusl have lhe naiIs and screvs renoved, and lhe vood nusl le cul inlo Ienglhs nol lo exceed 6 feel.
These items all go on the outside of the trash enclosure along the side. As with other larger items,
please dispose of these the night before the pick up to keep the property looking nice.
- Do nol dispose of Ioose fasl food conlainers, pizza loxes, drink cups, pIaslic vare, lollIes, paper
plates, or the remnants of the family picnic or party in the trash bin. All of this must go into a bag
and tied. Waste Management hand picks our trash bags out of the bins, and sweeps them out
periodically. Our prospect for a price increase at the end of the contract term rises in proportion to
the amount of hand picking that the employees must do.
- CIose lhe encIosure gale vhen you are hnished and reporl any prolIens lo lhe ofhce.
A good exanpIe of vhal can go vrong happened in Hayes Courl recenlIy. Soneone keeps disposing
of Iandscape rock inside of lhe encIosure. Sone of il vas lagged, sone of il vas nol. Afler il rained,
lhe heavy lags lroke open and lhe rock and graveI covered lhe hrsl Iayer of lrash lags. More properIy
bagged trash was placed on top of it. Waste Management would not pick it up or clean it out, nor should
lhey. The lrash encIosure couId nov allracl ies and have a lerrilIe odor for lhe enlire courlyard lo enjoy.
Waste Management will refuse to pick up items that are not in accordance with their disposal practices.
If you have any queslions, pIease caII lhe ofhce.
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MANAGEMENT REPORT
2. We have a tremendous number of new residents at Highland Lakes and we welcome you to our
community. Most of you know that condominium living is a bit more restrictive than a standard
subdivision of homes with regard to what you can do to the outside of your condominium, common
grounds, policies, etc. I encourage you to read the bylaws and most of all, co-owners manual. One of
lhe Iargesl pilfaIIs is lhe faiIure lo seek Lngineering Connillee approvaI for conslruclion projecls such
as decks, palios, vindovs, doors, handraiIs and saleIIile dishes. CaII lhe ofhce lefore you lreak ground
jusl lo nake sure. Wilh lhal leing said, you have nade a vise choice ly choosing lhis connunily, as il
is meticulously kept and cared for, with a history to back it up. Welcome.
3. All three of the lakes received an algae treatment, and Crystal Lake had dye added to block the sun from
reaching lhe lollon and pronoling aIgae grovlh. Wayne Counly aIso lesls lhe valer quaIily of SiIver
Spring Lake in four differenl Iocalions, since il has lhe svinning leach. They do lhis veekIy. The Iake
is veII vilhin lhe acceplalIe Iinils and is fed ly a veII punp lhal is exlracling fresh valer fron over 1OO
feel dovn and punping il inlo lhe Iake al severaI niIIions of gaIIons per nonlh. SiIver Spring Lake is
our only natural lake on the property and without the fresh water pump the lake level would drop by a
couple of feet within 30 days.
4. The roohng projecl has crossed over lhe haIf vay poinl for 2O12, vilh roughIy 7 nore luiIdings lo
conpIele ly Seplenler. If you vouId Iike lo knov vhen your luiIding viII le re-roofed, pIease caII lhe
ofhce or visil lhe resource page our velsile al vvv.hIca.us.
5. We are conlinuing lo renove residenls fron lhe Yes Shoppers Cuide Iisl al lheir requesl. If you are
still receiving that publication and do not want it, please let us know.
6. The bylaws voting process will continue until the end of July. If you have not already done so, please
vote on this important issue. At this point, we do not have enough votes to pass or fail, but the reality
of our insufhcienl docunenls is ever presenl in hnancing deniaIs or al a poinl vhere you need lank
approval most.
7. Have a great summer!
Joe Poma, Property Manager
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MAINTENANCE REPORT
TO: Board of Directors, Property Manager, Co-Owners
FROM: Ken Wiewiora - Maintenance Superintendent
RE: Maintenance Report
DATE: June 18, 2012
1. Building Repairs: Building repair requests are starting to level off. Fence repair requests are coming in
at a high rate. Fence repair work orders are back logged around six weeks.
2. Grounds: In the past week we have caught up the mowing. We lost one week this past month due to
weather and fertilizing. Over the past week, with overtime, the crew was able to mow, edge, and weed
whack. Additionally, weed killer was applied to all of the concrete and parking areas to kill weeds
growing in the cracks. Weather permitting; we will keep up with the spraying going forward this season.
Two weeks ago, the complete grounds were fertilized, and grub control was applied. This treatment for
grubs does work on contact to kill off the spring grubs, but not all of them. The treatment is mainly a
preventative to kill the grub larva that will be generated over the next two months.
3. Pool: The pool mechanical side is going smoothly. The chemicals have stabilized and all is up and
working in the basement.
4. Trash: Please everyone help police thy neighbor! Spring is here and we need to watch what we throw
away in the trash areas and follow the rules posted there. We are getting a lot of oil based paints again,
as well as improperly bagged compost.
Thank You,
Ken Wiewiora, HLCA Maintenance Superintendent
Please, if there are any ground or building concerns, contact the Clubhouse at
1-248-349-4006 and request a work order to be submitted.
Please review the proper disposal procedures of trash, compost, and building materials,
And Paints, located on all of the trash corrals on the property.
Waste Management our trash hauler WILL NOT PICK UP IMPROPERLY BAGGED
COMPOST OR TRASH, AND IMPROPERLY PLACED BUILDING MATERIALS.
Lets all step-up to keep our community clean, & please report trash violators to the clubhouse.
Thank You
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HIGHLAND LAKES COMMITTEE REPORT
COMMITTEE: Vision MEETING DATE: May 29, 2012
SUBJECTS DISCUSSED:
1. Members were informed that $13,300 was received from the insurance company in
payment for destruction of the Eight Mile sign and provided with information concerning
township guidelines.
2. The Committee discussed a variety of possibilities and agreed on three options for
further consideration: (a) leave the existing sign on the west side and landscape the east
side; (b) leave the west side sign, and install two newly designed signs at both the north
and south end of the HLCA property; or (c) combine option (a) with the installation of a
newly designed sign at the south end of HLCA property.
3. With regard to damage to sign post bases, Joe Poma informed members that the powder
coating had been improperly baked. This is covered by warranty and is being corrected
as veII as a prolIen vilh lhe hniaIs.
4. Members were informed of the joint meeting with the Grounds Committee at 7:00 p.m.
on June 12.
PRESENT:
Ilio Alessandri
Judi Alessandri
Rob Berlin, Chairperson
Gloria Loudy
Marti Peters
Don Rigo
Brad Todorov
GUESTS:
Kathy Baldwin, Board President
Judy Nakdimen, Board Liaison
Joe Poma, Property Manager
Michelle Todorov, Board Liaison
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD: None
Submitted by: Judy Nakdimen
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HIGHLAND LAKES COMMITTEE REPORT
COMMITTEE: Grounds MEETING DATE: June 5, 2012
SUBJECTS DISCUSSED:
1. SPRING PLANTING. IIanling of overs vas a huge success vilh lhe supporl of 8 connillee
nenlers assisled ly Kalhy aIdvin and sisler Mary Morrison. A greal lhank you for a jol
veII done.
2. EIGHT MILE RD. ENTRANCE. Discussion regarding lhe danaged sign on lhe easl side of
lhe enlrance. The foIIoving oplions vere considered:
a. RepIace danaged and exisling signs vilh nev singIe signage. This viII invoIve neeling
counly and lovnship requirenenls. Nev signage viII aIso nean renovaI of lolh exisling
sign slruclures. SulsequenlIy lhese areas viII have lo le nevIy Iandscaped. TolaI cosl for
lhis oplion has yel lo le delernined.
l. Relain exisling sign al vesl end of enlrance and renove danaged sign al easl side of
enlrance. RenovaI of danaged sign vouId require nev Iandscaping in lhis area. TolaI
cosl undelernined lul nininaI.
c. Reslore danaged sign. Reconslruclion vouId require a nev sign, nev nasonry and
Iandscaping. AII lhis vork vouId le perforned ly lhe sign conpany. TolaI cosl vouId
le covered ly lhe cash anounl sulnilled ly lhe insurance conpany.
d. IIacenenl of nev sign al norlh end of HighIand Lakes loundary on SiIver Spring Drive.
To avoid dupIicalion lolh signs al lhe Lighl MiIe enlrance vouId le renoved and lhose
areas vouId le Iandscaped. TolaI cosl undelernined.
Il vas decided ly lhe connillee lo renove aII dead or dying evergreens fron lhe danaged
sign area and aIso lo pIanl overs in lhis area. Mr. Iona indicaled he vouId pIace a vork
order for lhe renovaI of cerlain evergreens.
3. NEW BUSINESS: Queslion regarding second phase of lree slunp renovaI progran. Mr.
Iona slaled lhose slunps sIaled for renovaI vouId lake pIace lhis sunner.
4. Menlers vere urged lo allend a joinl neeling vilh lhe Vision Connillee lhis coning
Tuesday, June l2th.
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD:
None
NEXT MEETING:
Tuesday, }uIy 3, 2O12 al 7:OO p.n.
Respectfully Submitted by: Ray Parzych
MEMBERS PRESENT:
Ray Iarzych, Chairperson
CIoria Loudy, Co-Chairperson
Rolerl Arnslrong
rad Todorov
}udilh AIessandri
Don Warren
Marli Tupper
elly Iarczych
CIoria }anks
Marly Tingslad
GUESTS PRESENT:
Kalhy aIdvin, oard Liaison
}udy Nakdinen, oard Liaison
KalhIeen Connor, Direclor
MicheIIe Todorov, Direclor
Sandy NoIan, Direclor
}oe Iona, Iroperly Manager
Darcy HoIIon
IIio AIessandri
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HIGHLAND LAKES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION
Vision and Grounds Committees Joint Meeting 8 MILE SIGN JUNE 12, 2012
The following Committee Members were present: Gyda Werner, Betty Parzych, Ray Parzych (Grounds Committee Chair), Marti
Tupper, Don Rigo, Ilio Alessandri, Rob Berlin (Vision Committee Chair), Maureen Osiecki, Tom Werner, Ann Creviston, Joel Lutz,
Earl Smith, Joyce Elvy, Judi Alessandri, Robert Armstrong, Marti Peters, Hazel Whitman, and Marty Tingstad. The following
Directors were present: Kathy Baldwin, Sandy Nolan. Also present were Joe Poma, Property Manager and Shannon Crowley,
Administrative Assistant

President Kathy Baldwin called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
Kathy thanked everyone for attending the joint meeting. In January, 2012 a car accident on 8-Mile Rd. caused a
vehicle to crash through the east-side entrance sign on Eight Mile. Highland Lakes filed a claim with the drivers
insurance carrier and received a settlement of $13,300. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss options regarding
the repair or replacement of the sign.

OVERVIEW OF AGENDA:
ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION:
(1) Landscape east side only with no sign.
(2) Retain existing sign at west side of entrance.
(3) Retain existing sign at west side of entrance & landscape east side only with no sign.
(4) Restore damaged sign.
(5) Replace damaged sign with new signage.
(6) Discussion regarding restoration of 7 Mile Sign.
(7) Open Discussion
(1) LANDSCAPE EAST SIDE ONLY WITH NO SIGN
x Kathy opened this item up for discussion.
Rob Berlin said that the Vision Committee discussed landscaping only including removing the pillars from the
area. (There are currently 4 pillars remaining from the accident, which are not evenly spaced. One pillar was
removed for safety purposes immediately following the accident). Rob said the discussion included planting new
arborvitaes, removing the remaining pillars and laying sod on the ground.
Kathy said that one of the pillars would have to remain as it is attached to a fence.
Betty Parzych said that it was suggested that the pillars remain so that it looks similar to the west sign and would
give a balanced appearance. Ann Creviston said that she could see the idea of balance, but if they were removed
they wouldnt be missed. Ray Parzych contended that the pillars give the complex a richer, more high end look,
and should not be removed.
Ray also suggested that we retain a landscape designer to come in from some of the nurseries to give us a plan of
what could be done in that area. Ray emphasized the importance of making that area look attractive.
Rob agreed that the area should look attractive; he reiterated that the pillars, as they are, are not evenly spaced
because of the damaged pillar that had to be removed. He didnt see a benefit in replacing the damaged pillar to
give a balanced look. The more efficient solution would be to remove the pillars altogether.
Robert Armstrong contended that there is a cost to remove the pillars, even if the work is done in-house.
Marti Tupper agreed with Ray that a landscaper be consulted so that the area is made as attractive as possible and
not just have trees and grass.
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Joe said that we could obtain a plan from Plymouth Nursery or another nursery and just purchase the plantings
we want and plant them in-house.
Maureen Osiecki suggested that evergreens be planted that are more resilient than arborvitaes and would better
cover the area.
Kathy said the details about which plantings to use could be discussed at a different meeting.
Kathy asked for a vote regarding Option One: LANDSCAPE EAST SIDE ONLY WITH NO SIGN
x 9 in favor of landscape only with no pillars
x 3 in favor of landscape only and keep the pillars
o RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD: Landscape Eastside only and
remove the 3 remaining pillars.
Rob asked about the removal of the dead and overgrown plantings on the eastside area. Joe said that it could be
completed within 24-48 hours.
Rob asked about the paver stones that had been used in that area. Kathy said that they could be salvaged and
reused if appropriate.
Rob added that there is also a light fixture there that should be removed because it is no longer needed without
the sign.
Betty asked how soon we can begin planting the new trees etc. Maureen said late summer/early fall would be
best.
Rob asked if there should be a recommendation that the area be sodded. Judi Alessandri said that her concern
with sod is keeping the area watered. Ray said that he spoke with Kevin (Maintenance, Sprinklers), and he said
there is a water source on the east side by that area, and at least one sprinkler head.
Kathy answered that once the area is cleared of the plantings and the pillars, we should get a plan from the
Grounds Committee for a planting design. Ray said it wouldnt cost anything to have several nurseries come out
and give us a plan and an estimate to get the design done. Ray said it could be set up in such a way that we can
have flowers if we choose, and then go to just land cover when we choose not to do flowers any more. The
consensus was to keep it as flexible and maintenance-easy as possible.
WEST SIDE SIGN
x Kathy asked if anyone was in favor of replacing the west side sign with a newly designed sign. The consensus was to
leave the west side sign alone accept for removing some overgrown shrubs.
Rob said there should be some consideration about re-shrubbing the west side. Rob provided photos showing
the current bushes blocking the view of the sign. His point was that the sign must be highly visible, especially
since it is the only sign at the entrance off Eight Mile. Kathy answered that The Grounds Committee will discuss
planting options at their July 3
rd
meeting.
x Marti Tupper suggested having Plymouth Nursery or one of the other nurseries provide us with a plan for landscape
on the west side that would complement the plan on the east side. Ray and Maureen agreed.
SEVEN MILE SIGN
x Kathy said that theres been some discussion of replacing the Seven Mile sign because its hidden under a large blue
spruce. She asked if there was a consideration at this time about using the insurance money to replace that sign.
Robert said that he looked at the damaged sign recently at the maintenance yard, and all the letters seem to be
intact. He felt it would be feasible to use the salvaged sign at the Seven Mile entrance.
Rob answered that in his discussion with Ken, he was informed that the sign cannot be reused in its current
state
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The consensus was that, even if the sign was usable in its current condition, the scale is too large for the area
at the Seven Mile entrance.
Rob said that the Vision Committee discussed in their last meeting the possibility of installing a new Seven Mile
sign as well as a matching sign at the north border of the HLCA property line. They would be 24 sq ft in size
(36x96) and would flank the property. The new signs would be in the same style as the street signs. The new
North sign would potentially be on Scenic Lane, Mile South of Eight Mile. Rob received a rough estimate for
the production of the signs ($2500-$3500 per sign + $1000 for lighting for a post sign. If we want a masonry base,
it would be an additional $5000 per sign.)
Kathy asked how both committees felt about putting the north and south signs on the property line. Ray said
that the Grounds Committee feels the additional north sign would be duplication since there was already a
sign at Eight Mile.
Kathy took a vote of the attendees regarding the placement of the North & South signs for flanking the
property
o 6 in favor of installing matching north and south signs
o 7 opposed
Kathy asked if there were any thoughts about replacing the Seven Mile sign.
Rob said that the sign works fine and there is no need to replace it, (Just trim back the shrubs so that the sign
is more visible). He said the remainder of the insurance money could be put toward roofing. Robert agreed.
Ann disagreed and said that the balance after landscaping Eight Mile would not even make a dent on the
roofing project. She felt the moneys should be used to replace the Seven Mile sign.
Maureen asked Rob why he was in favor of a new sign only if we have a matching north sign. He
answered that installing the north and south signs would anchor the property would flow the scheme of the
new street signs. Maureen said shed rather start the new sign scheme at Seven Mile, and eventually change
the sign out at Eight Mile.
Joe suggested that, after re-landscaping Eight Mile, the remainder of the insurance money could be used to
create a sign at Seven Mile that is an exact replica of the Eight Mile sign, but scaled down so that it fits in the
Seven Mile area. This would accomplish the goal of continuity in style, and make a more prominent sign at
the Seven Mile entrance. Ann agreed.
Ray said that whatever we do, we need to be mindful of the fact that the blue spruce is continuing to grow
and will continue to infringe on the sign area. He said that it would have to be reviewed to see how much
space we really have to work with. That needs to be done before we can make a quality decision. Ray said
that he approves of a sign in that area, but we have to think realistically about what will work.
Maureen asked about the possibility of installing a berm and sign at Doheny according to the Master Plan.
Kathy said that the Vision Committee was welcome to pursue options for the Seven Mile area. Rob said that they
would begin after they know what is remaining after the Eight Mile work is completed.
Kathy said that in the meantime we can trim down the shrubs around the Seven Mile sign so it is as visible as
possible.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.
o RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD: Landscape east side only
with no sign (remove the 3 remaining pillars), and Retain existing sign
at west side of entrance.
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HIGHLAND LAKES COMMITTEE REPORT
MEMBERS PRESENT:
Judy OConnor, Chairperson
Betty Parzych
Pauline Raeburn
Myra Santoni
Rayda Warren
GUESTS PRESENT:
Kathy Baldwin, Board President
Judy Nakdimen, Board Liaison
Sandra Nolan, Board Liaison
Joyce Elvy
COMMITTEE: Clubhouse MEETING DATE: June 4, 2012
SUBJECTS DISCUSSED:
1. FOLDING CHAIR PURCHASES: Ken Wiewiora brought a powder coated sample chair for the
Connillee lo viev and inspecl. Agreenenl vas reached lhal vhen lhe pricing is verihed lhe
leller producl vouId le lo have sone of our exisling chairs rehnished. We hope lo add 2O nev
chairs for the Clubhouse use. These will be ALL metal and can be used outside also.
2. AV EQUIPMENT: further discussion was had and the Committee decided that the primary
persons to operate this equipment during a rental would be the secretary-receptionist. They
will be fully trained to operate and answer questions. Each new renter will still be given, at the
time of their rental, the How To list so that they too will have a working knowledge of the
equipment.
3. KITCHEN IMPROVEMENTS: Formica countertop pattern was decided on. A new Kenmore
stove and refrigerator had also been researched and were agreed upon. Discussion continues
on a type of housing that would hold the two (2) large garbage containers. Everyone is in
agreement that their current positioning and appearance is totally unappealing, however
necessary they are. A great idea is being formulated.
4. BOARD BUDGET REQUESTS: Our time is running out and we are preparing our budget
requests which will focus on the kitchen improvements
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD:
The purchase of appliances for the clubhouse kitchen. Stove: $540 and Refrigerator $745.
NEXT MEETING: Monday, July 2, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Submitted by Judy OConnor
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HIGHLAND LAKES COMMITTEE REPORT
COMMITTEE: Court Captain Committee
MEMBERS PRESENT: (10) GUESTS PRESENT: (4)
MEETING DATE: June 7, 2012
SUBJECTS DISCUSSED:
1. Chris Haynes is our new Security person and is working rotating hours. We noticed that he has been
seen cruising the courts and walking near the lakes. He stopped in and we all met him. If you see
him, please welcome him. As far as security within our community Clem reiterated that lighting,
especially on our back patios remains a priority, and the best thing we can do.
2. Parking is an issue in many courts and enforcing the parking rules is not in the Court Captains job
description. Each unit has one deeded parking space and the use of another. We are fortunate that
many courts have room for a guest spot or two. If you are having issues regarding parking situations
with other co-owners, it is advisable that the Clubhouse be called for assistance. Boat rules and
regulations were discussed as well. Joe is working on an update. Please remember to buy a current
sticker for your boat if you have one.
3. Joel shared with us that three Court Captains resigned while he was away. He is currently working
on achieving a full house.
4. Sandy will do a special article in the next issue of the Herald regarding what the actual parking
rules are according to the bylaws for all residents to read. As for the Have You Heard column, car
break-ins are up and its important not to leave anything of value in your car and remember to lock
the doors.
5. Diane has not had too many new resident interviews lately. It appears that some of our newer
residenls have nol conpIeled lhe census forn. Wilhoul lhe census on hIe in lo lhe CIulhouse, she
doesnt have any way to identify new residents. If you know of a new resident tell Diane.
We voled YLS lo invile Ofhcer urrough lo our neeling. Ofhcer urrough viII le al our
September meeting. This months Yes or No question was: Shall we take the months of
July and August off? The yes votes won.
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD:
None.
NEXT MEETING: Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Submitted by: Barb Adams, Secretary
Robert Armstrong
Barbara Adams
Joel Lutz
Donna McNally
Terry McNally
Ray Parzych
Dianne Hartman
Diane Pittaway
Lorraine Scully
Joe Poma, Property Manager
Kathleen Connor,Board Liaison
Kathy Baldwin, Board President
Clem Tulley, Board Liaison
Sandy Nolan, Board Liaison
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HIGHLAND LAKES COMMITTEE REPORT
MEMBERS PRESENT:
Thomas A. Werner, Chairman
Terry McNally, Co-Chairman
Tom DeGalan
GUESTS PRESENT:
Clem Tulley, Board Liaison
COMMITTEE: Engineering MEETING DATE: June 13, 2012
MODIFICATION REQUESTS REVIEWED:
1. Unit 549 Doorwall
Wallside
Meets HLCA Requirements
2. Unit 559 Patio
Sinelli Cement Co.
Meets HLCA Requirements
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD:
- Reconnend approvaI on nodihcalion requesl #1-2
NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
Submitted by Tom Werner, Chairman
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WHY SHOULD YOU VOTE
FOR THE AMENDED BYLAWS?
What if...
An investment company buys a bulk number of our
condominiums, and Highland Lakes slowly becomes an
apartment community?
The federal national mortgage association will not cover a
loan here because we have not met all of the requirements?
Residents can waste heat and water, keeping doors and
windows open all year so that the dog can enjoy the sunshine?
Resolution of any matter becomes difficult because the present
documents are vague or overbroad?
The current bylaws are out of date and do not reflect todays
issues. They offer us no protection and we are wide open to
conditions caused by the economy.
The Association Board, comprised of our
own residents, is trying to adjust to the
current climate for the betterment
of Highland Lakes.
VOTE YES ON THE
AMENDED BYLAWS
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This bridge is at the east end of the parking lot for Mill Race Village
on Griswold. It is truly a bridge to the past. Go back to the early 19th
Century - and see old Northville family names - Yerkes, Cady, and
Hunter. And John Miller, who built a grist mill here in 1827. The mill
race provided the water power to run the mill. It became Northville
Mills in 1847.
Fast forward to 1919. Donald Yerkes sold the site to Henry Ford.
Ford tore down the mill and built a valve factory - its still there but is
used to build human bodies now.
This was the rst of then small factories that were built to provide
parts for Ford cars and trucks. the plants utilized the natural water power
from the Middle Rouge River. Dams were built and small lakes were formed. We can see these here in
Northville at Phoenix and Wilcox Lakes. Then downstream to Newburgh and Nankin Mills.
Small communities were formed and one-room schoolhouses built. You can see one at Nankin Mills
- Ann Arbor Trail and Farmington Road and Hines Drive.
But back to Mill Race Village. In 1970 the site was donated to Northville. The Northville Womans
Club formed the Northville Historical Society and Mill Race Village was born.
Among the houses:
The Yerkes House. It was built in 1868 on Cady Street by William and Sarah Yerkes and moved
to the village in 1975. William was a lawyer, judge and rst Village President. We also have The
Yerkes Cemetery located on Eight Mile Road.
Stephen and Mary Hunter built their home on Main Street in 1848, to the village in 1972.
The Cady Inn - 1831 - was a stagecoach stop and Tavern. It was also rumored to be part of the
Underground Railroad of the Civil War.
A quaint little building stands by the General Store. It came from the
corner of Haggerty and Eight Mile Road (before Meijers). It was the waiting
room for the Interurban rail line - the Farmington route.
Plan a visit this Summer.
You may catch a wedding in
the Gazebo or the New School
Church... not really new, built in
1845 - to the village in 1972.
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Serenity Garden
Swan and
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Lake by the
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Tank you
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Its Your Turn! We want to hear from YOU!!
SHARE YOUR FAVORITE SUMMER RECIPE WITH YOUR NEIGHBORS:
E-mail your recipe to: Wilma Leonard (willie1117@aol.com) or simply drop it in the Herald
box at the clubhouse. Dont forget to sign your name and unit number.
The Highland Lakes Womens Club recently had its annual potluck luncheon
and two dishes were special Stand-outs. That is, everyone wanted the
recipe. So here they are for all to enjoy. Myra Santonis rice casserole
is a family favorite and a perennial hit at the luncheon. Darlene Saler
actually got her recipe from another group member, Bey Parzych.
But Darlene tweaked it a bit , substituting black cherries for the strawberries
in the original recipe.
RICE CASSEROLE
2 boxes rice-a-roni fried rice, chicken
flavor
Small green pepper, chopped
Bunch green onion, sliced
Cup slivered almonds
Cup mayo (no Miracle Whip allowed)
Can artichokes marinated in oil and
drained
Can water chestnuts, drained and sliced
in half
In a large, 10 non-stick saut pan, brown rice one box at a time. Follow cooking directions and
prepare rice mix, again one box at a time. Cool. When rice is cool, add remaining ingredients.
Refrigerate before serving. ENJOY!
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2 cups crushed pretzels
c oleo, softened
2 Tbsp. sugar
Mix and press into lightly greased
9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for 8-10
minutes. Cool completely!
FILLING
8 oz. pkg of cream cheese
18 oz Cool Whip
1 cup sugar
Cream together and pour over crust.
Note: You may use lites if you prefer.
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2 cups boiling water
1 6 oz pkg. black cherry Jell-O
1 16 oz pkg frozen dark sweet
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6 ice cubes
Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water.
Add frozen cherries and ice
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values by eliminating nearly all of the trees in homeowners' front yards
Successfully led effort to designate Main Street as Natural Beauty Road
Married to Fred Herrmann (23 years), both kids attend Northville Public Schools
Paid for and approved by the Mindy Herrmann for Northville Township Trustee Committee. Mindy Herrmann is a LtCol in the Marine Corps Reserve.
Use of her miIitary rank and photographs in uniformdoes not impIy ofciaI endorsement by the Marine Corps or Department of Defense.
Vote Mindy Herrmann for
Northville Township Trustee August 7
th
After graduating from the United
States Naval Academy, I began my
career as a Supply/Fiscal Ofcer
in the United States Marine Corps.
Throughout my rst term as a Township
Trustee, I used the experience and
training I gained as a career ofcer in
the Marines to help provide Township
residents with great services at the lowest
possible cost. I worked hard to protect
the rights and property of individual
homeowners, especially against
expensive governmental mandates and
poorly-conceived utility plans. I will
continue to work for you with integrity,
leadership, and scal responsibility.
I remain committed to the work that
makes Northville Township a premier
community to live, work and play.
~ Mindy Herrmann
ntegrity
Leadership
Fiscal responsibility
Strategic Planning
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The Pool Committee Presents:
Adult Late
Night Swim
SATURDAY, JULY 28
8:00 p.m. -
11:00 p.m.
JOIN US FOR A FUN EVENING ON THE PATIO!
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Te Wayne County Commission honors the many achievements of KAREN WOODSIDE
on behalf of the community that she so ably represented as Township Supervisor. She led
her community through a very important time of expansion and her legacy has yet to
be recognized. Te Wayne County Commission salutes KAREN WOODSIDE for her
outstanding service and achievements and presents this resolution as a lasting record of
respect and appreciation. Wayne County Commissioner Lyn Bankes
t 35th Advisory Board, Chairperson - oversaw budget/operation, rebuilt courthouse afer fre.
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Michigan Court Facilities Standards Project-Advisory Committee
- recommended standards for all Michigan Courts.
t Michigan Township Supervisors Association-State Legislative Chairperson - Rep for all Southeastern Mich.
- Wesiern Townships Uiiliiies Auihoriiy (WTUA) -Vice Chair/Secreiary (Canion, Norihville, Plymouih)
- Michigan Townships Associaiion & Wayne Couniy Supervisors Associaiion -Vice Presideni
- NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP Planning Commission Chair, Member & ZBA 1983-1996
- Proaciively planned for public safeiy, fuiure developmeni & service delivery
- Kepi iaxes low, increased services & fund-balance.
- Acquired over 200 acres of land; saved Climax foresi planied by MSU-(Veieran's Park), Millenium
& ayer's Corners land, and iransformed dangerous bldgs. & gravel piis inio Norihville
Hills GC, Sionewaier & Ward/Village Cenier award-winning developmenis. Negoiiaied bank
building purchase 6/Winchesier-Moved Police Depi. oui of Mobile irailer inio Finance Bldg.
www.woodside4treasurer.com
NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR (1996-2000)
MICHIGAN PROSECUTOR OF THE YEAR -1996
For her dedication, leadership, and service to the people of the State of Michigan in the fght against arson. Michigan
Arson Prevention Committee-IAAI
BUSINESS OWNER/ RETIREDASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
- WOODSIDE LEGAL, PLLC, Small Business Owner ai 6/Haggeriy
- Reiired Wayne Couniy Assisiani Prosecuior
- STATE OF MICHIGAN TAX TRIBUNAL - Senior Law Clerk - 2 years
STATE BAR OF MICHIGAN
- Siaie Bar of Michigan Criminal Law Seciion Chairperson 2001-2002
- Siaie Bar of Michigan Characier and Fiiness Commiiiee- 3 ierms
- Michigan Aiiorney Grievance Commission - Appoinied by MI Supreme Couri -
Two ierms 2011
- Ediior-Siaie Bar Journal, Criminal Law Ediiion 1999, 2003
* Experienced * Trusted * Accountable *
VOTE WOODSIDE * TUESDAY, AUGUST 7
TH
Paid for by the Committee to Elect KAREN WOODSIDE FOR TREASURER, 42080 Crestview Circle, Northville, MI 48168
Karen
WOODSIDE
For Treasurer
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Sandy Nolan, Board Liaison
Court Captain Committee
For those of you that go online, be advised that
there are two scams involving Walmart and Best
Buy. They tell you that you have won a gift card
worth $1000. It isnt true, so you can delete it.
In other news, there were nine car break ins in neighboring
Country Place, as well as one in the Highland Lakes Shopping Center on Seven
Mile across from us. In all cases, the cars were unlocked. This serves as a reminder that
thieves are out there and we have to remember to lock vehicles as well as doors and doorwalls.
One of the residents in Windsor Court observed and individual going from home to home and
entering the back patios. She notied our Property Manager, Joe Poma, that this was taking place.
Joe then notied the police that someone was observed going into patios and might possibly be
checking doorwalls to see if they were open. As it turned out, the person was a DTE meter reader.
However, the resident did the right thing. She saw what she thought might be a crime in the making
and reported it. Often criminals wear uniforms and pose as workmen representing companies. We
are glad to nd that this was not true in this instance.
Remember, the police want us to notify them of persons displaying suspicious behavior.
Where do you park? This question is as old as Highland Lakes itself. Are your spaces double
numbered? Do you have a garage? Is your court numbered every other space? Do you have guest
parking? How many vehicles do you own and where do you put them? That is the basic question.
At the root of the matter is one simple truth. According to the Master Deed of Highland Lakes,
each unit has one deeded parking space. Each unnumbered spot is up for grabs. Technically, in the
double numbered courts, the same rule applies. One of those space does not belong to you. No
one is entitled to two spots.
The next Have You Heard column will deal exclusively with the parking wars that have continually
plagued our community. Cant wait? Me Neither!
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Brad Todorov......................380-1611
Andover
Pam Takacs.......................374-0864
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Frank Eisenhauer..............348-9650
Bryn Mawr
Robert Gorczyca...........734-751-7828
Dartmouth
Sue Misiulis.......................344-4949
Dearborn
Clem Tulley........................349-3125
Dorothy Gay
Sonya Flegal.....................344-9789
Eddington
David Duey..................586-996-2098
Farragut
Lorraine Scully (B 89 & 90)....344-8703
Janice Booher (B 88)...........344-4229
Hayes
D. & G. Loudy (B 30)...........349-3308
John LaMarca...................773-7597
(B 28, 29, 31, 32)
Inlet
Tom Kopack......................344-9743
Iron Gate
Pauline Raeburn...............344-9791
Ironwood
Esther Allison.....................880-1673
Itham
Bob Rudolph.....................924-2600
Juliet
Sandy Nolan (B 8) & (B 9)........349-3587
Kenyon
Elizabeth Dombles..............Unlisted
Lagoon
Chris Van Arnam...............982-3978
Lehigh
Frances Moore.....................380-0552
Lehigh Lane
Dianne Hartman................229-3884
Leidel
Barbara Adams..................982-8247
Lilac
Barbara Evans....................348-3087
Longwood
Jim OConnor....................344-6600
Lyric
Ray Parzych......................349-9370
Madison
Elaine Horwath....................Unlisted
Malvern
Connie Haworth...................349-5047
Myra Santoni......................344-2568
Mann
Liz Thuss....................734-558-0220
Mariner
Douglas Perrin.....................Unlisted
Neptune
Robert Armstrong..............912-0266
Norwood
Donna McNally..................347-0999
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Earl Smith..........................349-6478
Old Bridge
Linda Tomica.....................349-6107
Pond
Diane Pittaway..................347-1078
Queen Anne
Kathy Baldwin...................380-6429
Richards
Martin Tingstad..................344-4928
Sandy
Beverly Brenner.................348-2982
Savoy
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Schoolhouse
Peggy Zonca.....................348-5283
Seabrook
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Valiant
Ilio Alessandri....................449-6959
View Point
Stanley Roberson..............596-1239
Whitman
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JULY 2012
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
1 2
Clubhouse
Committee
- 7:00 p.m.
3
Grounds
Committee -
7:00 p.m.
4
INDEPENDENCE
DAY
Clubhouse OPEN
Noon - 9 p.m.
5 6
Euchre Club -
7:00 p.m.
7
HIGHLAND
DAYS
Circus Amongus -
12:00 p.m.
Late Night Swim
8:00 p.m.
8 9
Herald
Committee
- 7:00 p.m.
10
Pool
Committee
- 6:30 p.m.
11
Ladies Pinochle
- 12:30 p.m.
Engineering
Committee
- 3:00 p.m.
12
Finance
Committee -
6:00 p.m.
13 14
HOT DOG
DAZE
- 12:00 p.m.
15 16
Board Meeting
- 7:30 p.m.
17 18 19 20
Euchre Club
- 7:00 p.m.
21
22 23 24
Vision Committee
- 6:00 p.m.
Community
Social
- 7:00 p.m.
25
Ladies Pinochle
- 12:30 p.m.
26 27 28
ADULT LATE
NIGHT SWIM
- 8:00 p.m.
29 30 31
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4
5 6
Clubhouse
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7
Grounds
Committee -
7:00 p.m.
8 9 10 11
HOT DOG
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- 12:00 p.m.
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