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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE MEMBERSHIP

Greetings to Everyone!

The date of the October Board meeting is Saturday, October 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse. The Chili Supper is on the same day at 5:00 p.m. at the Pavilion. We will provide chili and fixings, hotdogs and sausages, condiments, coffee and tea, and service. Please bring a dish to share and your drinks. Hope to see you there!

This is a reminder that the $200 assessment is due to the Club address by November 1.

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Thanks to everyone who attended the 2014 Annual Meeting. In addition to Bonnie Rozonca, Mike Hoch, and Sue Rempert who announced previously they would be willing to serve on the board, Tim Richardson was nominated from the floor. After the ballots were counted, Mike Hoch, Sue Rempert, and Bonnie Rzonce were elected for the term from 2015-2017. The $200 legal assessment did pass. The proposal to make fast boating times consistant every day of the week (10:30-7) instead of different times during on weekdays versus weekends failed. Many committee reports were emailed out previous to the Annual meeting.

The date and time has been set for the October Board Meeting. It is on Saturday, October 18th at 2:30 P.M. The meeting will be at the lakeside pavillion. In the case of bad weather the meeting will be moved to the clubhouse.

Roberta Hoch is once again selling Rocky Fork Lake calendars. Please contact Roberta or send me an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it and I will forward your email to Roberta. The calendars benefit the common propoerty committee and are on sale for $15 each.

Please contact Bert Cummins ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) if you were unable to attend the Annual Meeting and wish to receive the 2014 Membership list.

Due to the damage of many docks over the winter there has been several requests to lower the lake to the eight foot level in 2014 instead of 2015. This will be discussed at the July board meeting as well as at the Annual Membership meeting. Now is the time to start planning ahead to do work on your docks while the lake is at the 8 foot level whether is lowered to the 8 foot level in 2014 or 2015. The valve will be opened on October 1st and the lake will be lowered to no more then ten inches below summer pool. That level will be maintained until the end of the Covered Bridge Festival. On Monday, October 20th, the valve will be opened and the lake will be lowered to the 8 foot level. The lake will only remain at the eight foot level a few weeks (December 31st) and will not be lowered to that level again until 2019 or 2020. Please contact me (John Cowan) for any further information or questions regarding the winter drawdown.

Current officers of the board for 2014.

President-------------John Bryant

Vice President-----Bert Cummins

Secretary------------Mike Mahan

Treasurer------------Connie Shaw

John Curtis has agreed to serve as building chairman for 2014. You can email John at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it You can also call him during the week at 217-351-4088 or on weekends at 217-419-3550. Remember the building application must be approved by the board before work begins.

The date for the Chili supper is Saturday, October 18th. This is the last event at the lake for the season.

Lake rules require members to wave an orange flag when a skier or tube rider is down. If you need an orange flag, please contact Connie Shaw (765-344-6206) or John Cowan (765-344-1323).

If you wish to reserve the pavillion for 2014, you will need to make reservation. Please contact Bonnie Rzonca or John Cowan for available dates. You can also check the calendar on the website to see if there is already a reservation. Reservations are not permitted on holiday weekends. (Memorial Day, 4th of July weekend, and Labor Day weekend).

The board continues to receive complaints about dogs running loose at the lake. Dogs must be kept on the owners property or on a leash at the common areas. Citations could be issued from the board and members are requested to call the Parke County Sherriff to report dogs running loose.

Later this summer I wish to update the contractor list on this website. Start thinking about additions or subtractions to the list. I will be sending out an email later this year for more input.

John

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 October 2014 )
 
Welcome to RockyFork.info
Rocky Fork Lake is a beautiful, small private lake in west central Indiana. Homeowners and their families and guests enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, waterskiing, and many other activities. It is our little piece of paradise!
 
 
To our homeowners: We hope this website is helpful to you and that you will check it frequently. We have included information which we hope will be helpful to you, including lake rules and bylaws, building regulations and forms, boat registration forms, minutes and agendas of Board meetings, contact information, a calendar of events, photos, and other features. We want this to be a useful tool for you! If you have suggestions or information to submit, please contact website maintainer John Cowan through the contact list on the website. You can also email John at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
 
 
 
 

 

Last Updated ( Sunday, 21 April 2013 )
 
All Remaining Septics will be Tested in 2014

According to the approved rule addition at the 2011 Annual Meeting, a septic dye test will be performed on each septic system within the subdivision every five years on the board schedule regardless of when the previous test was performed. . All remaining members whose septic were not tested in 2013 will be required to have their septic systems tested by the end of the season in 2014 regardless of when the system was last tested. Bonnie Rzonca and Bert Cummins have began scheduling dates for 2014 and will email only those members whose septics still have not been tested.

Suggestions from the Parke County Sanitarian for septic system maintence may be downloaded here: rockyfork.info/RFL Suggestions for Maintaining Septic System.pdf

 

Indiana State Department of Health Residential Onsite Sewage Systems Rule: rockyfork.info/RESIDENTIAL ONSITE SEWAGE SYSTEMS RULE 410 IAC 6-8_2.pdf

Last Updated ( Monday, 14 July 2014 )
 

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