924 South Lakeshore Drive
Louisa, Virginia 23093
Committees and Clubs
Five-Year Plan Committee
Hal Davis, Chairperson
Ken White, Chairperson
The Compliance Committee adjudicates complaints and violations related to BRPOA By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and Recorded Restrictions as adopted by the Board of Directors where not otherwise vested in another committee or assigned to the General Manager. When requested by the Board of Directors, the Committee provides interpretation of the BRPOA Rules and Regulations.
The Chairman of this committee is appointed by the Board of Directors to serve a one year term. The Chairman is a current or former member of the Board of Directors. The two members and four Alternates remain until the Annual Meeting.
William Earhart, Chairperson
The purpose of the BRPOA Finance Committee is charged with preliminary planning and development of the Association’s annual budget for presentation to the Board of Directors for their consideration and approval. The committee is also charged with advising and making recommendations throughout the fiscal year regarding monetary budget execution and financial status. This shall include, but not be limited to, recommending sources of income, investments, expenditures and allocation of funds. The committee shall also serve as a resource for the president and other committees in resolving other financial matters and considerations.
The committee shall consist of four members in addition to the BRPOA Treasurer who shall serve as Finance Committee Chairperson.
Community Services Committee
Val Wallace, Chairperson
Casey Birckhead, Vice-Chair
Dave Cervantes, Treasurer
Janice Treakle, Secretary
The Community Services Committee (CSC) plans, conducts and oversees officially authorized BRPOA recreational and social activities. The CSC, is the only organization within Blue Ridge Shores authorized to conduct fund-raising activities to finance un-budgeted functions, selected equipment, and capital improvements associated with recreational and social activities approved by the Board of Directors. The CSC manages and accounts for monies raised for these purposes. In cooperation with the General Manager, the CSC manages the Community Center and its associated property.
The CSC requests volunteer participation from the membership in support of activities throughout the year. The CSC schedules and conducts business meetings to plan, coordinate and assign responsibilities for its recreational and social programs. The CSC submits a budget to the Board of Directors. The status of programs is reported by the CSC Chairperson or the Board Liaison Officer at scheduled Board of Directors meetings.
Molli Ellis & David Kronander, Co-Chairs
The Lake Committee is charged with oversight of all aspects of the maintenance, repair and any improvements of the dam, lake and bridge. In conjunction with the General Manager and appropriate professionals, the Committee is responsible for the timely collection of data concerning the status of the dam, lake and bridge. The Committee is also charged with the task of analyzing the data gathered and preparation of the reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors in order to maintain, preserve and improve, where appropriate, the quality and condition of the dam, lake and bridge.
The Lake Management Committee may also be tasked with conducting specific projects or resolving specific issues directly impacting the condition of the lake, dam and bridge from time to time by the Board of Directors. The Committee will perform those tasks necessary to prepare recommendations to the Board for solving the specific problem or issue faced by BRPOA is preserving the dam, lake and bridge.
Donna Frago, President
Judy Brown, Vice President
Judy Stevens, Treasurer
Dolores Stocks, Secretary
The Women's Club at Blue Ridge Shores is established as an auxiliary unit under the auspices of the Community Services Committee (CSC). The Club shall retain its autonomy in conducting those fund raising activities, such as Flea market and White Elephant Sales, and its separate dues structure, that support its philanthropic objectives. Club objectives are to encourage positive community involvement; to promote growth in the cultural arts, e.g. history, literature, drama, music; to provide assistance (both short term and long range) to those who exhibit a need, whether social, emotional, physical, or economic; and to appreciate fellowship and our environment. The membership consists of Blue Ridge Shores' residents and associate members from surrounding communities .
Safety & Security Committee
Rick Gray, Chair
As an agent of the BRPOA Board of Directors, the Security and Safety Committee shall review, monitor and develop capabilities, practices and procedures to assure the safety and well being of BRPOA members, guests and employees. These functions include the protection of both private and public property within the boundaries of Blue Ridge Shores. A committee chair is selected by the BRPOA Board of Directors. The committee consists of no less then 5 members, no more then 7 members. The chairman is reappointed annually thereafter.
Donna Cubbage, Chairperson
Larry & Jeannie Blake
Joe & Judy Brown
Bob & Vicky Cook
William & Linda Munday
Jeff & Cheryl Seibert
The Landscape Committee is a standing committee of the BRPOA Board of Directors. The Committee’s primary purpose is the planning, improving, enhancing the appearance of existing and proposed grounds comprising the common property of BRPOA. The Landscape Committee is comprised of volunteer members/renters of the BRPOA community. The Board of Directors appoints the Committee Chairperson annually.
Joint Personnel Committee
Jane T. Sleight, Chairperson
Al Fortune, Vice Chair
As a Joint Committee of BRPOA, Inc. and Ridge Utilities, Inc. (RU) Boards of Directors, the Personnel Committee serves as an advisory panel for both Boards of Directors on matters pertaining to personnel.
The Committee consists of five members. The Chairperson is designated as the First Vice-President of the BRPOA Board of Directors. Prior to the June meeting, the Chairperson shall select one sitting BRPOA Board member. The Vice-President of the RU Board of Directors shall represent RU on the Personnel Committee and select one sitting RU Board member. The Presidents of the Boards of Directors of BRPOA and RU shall select one member in good standing not serving on either Board from the membership at large, completing the five-member Committee.
The Presidents of BRPOA and RU and the General Manager serve as non-voting, ex officio members of the Personnel Committee.
The Personnel Committee reviews and makes recommendations relating to but not limited to, personnel policies, personnel structure, position descriptions, wages, benefits, and awards. The Committee also submits budgetary recommendations and advise both Boards on the Personnel Manual.
The Personnel Committee addresses personnel complaints and grievances, making recommendations to both Boards of Directors on the resolution of such matters which are unable to be resolved by first following the designated supervisory structure.
Underground Storage Tanks
BRPOA is requesting information on the existence of Member's underground storage tanks used for heating oil and gasoline storage. Please contact the office or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SHORE LINE
Trash Collection Schedule
Trash is now being picked up on Mondays Only. We would respectfully request that when you place your container out for service to place it on the opposite side of the driveway than your mailbox. The mail delivery people have requested this be done in order for them to complete their job. A reminder that no large items including empty boxes will be picked up. Only Updike toters are supposed to be used and no yard waste or limbs will be picked up! Please move your container from the normal storage place in order for the driver to realize it requires service and then place or have it placed back away from the roadways.
The Usage of Golf Carts on BRS streets was approved on second reading at the July 14, 2018 BRPOA Board Meeting. In order to register your Golf Cart you must bring your Golf Cart to the Association Office along with proof of insurance to obtain a BRS Golf Cart decal. The yearly fee is $50.
Please review the attached information for Compliance.
The BRPOA Board Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00am in the Community Center.
The Ridge Utilities, Inc. Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00am in the Community Center.
The Office remains staffed but NOT OPEN to the general Public. Members may use calls, emails, fax, the night drop box to facilitate your business.
The Board of Directors during their meeting on Saturday, March 14, 2020 discussed this issue and decided on several items to ensure ALL is protected to the best of our ability. WE urge all members to review and follow the safety personal guidelines as published from several sources. WE regret any inconvenience this creates for the Membership! Management and the Committee Chairs were involved in the following decisions:
The Committee Chairs have canceled their scheduled meetings for the months of March and April
The Women’s Club has canceled their April Meeting
CSC has canceled their Meetings for March and April and the Easter Egg Hunt has also been canceled.
July 4th Celebration Committee canceled their April 4, 2020 Meeting
The Community Center will not be rented during the balance of March and April. Those with reservations for this period were contacted and canceled.
The exercise class normally conducted on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday has been canceled until further notice.
The April BRPOA Board Meeting may be canceled or conducted electronically or perhaps outside.
Thanks in advance for your understanding and cooperation of our decision during difficult times and we will make you aware of any changes-revisions.
Paul Glass, President
540-967-1408; Fax number 540-967-4899