Tenmile Lakes Association
April MEETING 04/06/2022
Lakeshore Lodge and via zoom at 6:00 PM
Alan Young, Debbie Newman, Dee Drummond, Greta Krost, Mike Shaw, Mike Mader
Via Zoom – none
Minutes from March 2022
Vice President’s Report
Income: Creek Restoration donation 10.00 (less $0.69 paypal)
balance in checking account: 34,027.90
balance in savings account: 1.00
balance in pay pal: .00
cash on hand: 34.62
total donations for creek restoration: $80,501.12
total expenses for creek restoration: $63,939.90
total carried over for 2022 fireworks: $ 3,208.81
submitted by Debbie Newman, treasurer of TLA
Member at Large Report
● nothing to report
Aeration Project - TLBP reviewed 2 bids. Stay tuned
Designs for Wetland engineering look good for Big Creek, Templeton, Coleman Arm.
Earth Day Cleanup 4/23/22 - Need to get the word out
June 18 Fathers day weekend (experience Lakeside) - Who can volunteer at the TLA booth?
4th of July booth, sale, and information - Alan looked at ABC fundraising. No food prep, but items to sale. Will discuss more at the next meeting.
What is the status of the membership email? - Get an update from Michelle
Update on Tenmile Creek Restoration → working
Algae report = none present
TLBP and TLA should find lakefront owners who have an interest for Septic repair and replacement grants for DEQ, Criteria and proposals from Tenmile Lakes (income-based). Waiting to see rules from DEQ for income levels.
Lake Gauge Report
9.27’ Dec 1, 2021
8.65’ Feb 2, 2022
The January rainfall at the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport was well below the 1902=2022 average, 3.40" vs. 9.97". This was the 9th driest January since 1902, and four of the nine have happened since 2001. Since October 1, 2021, the beginning of water year 2022, the airport has received 27.86" vs. an average of 34.43". – Compiled by John Colby, Hydrologist
9.8’ March 2, 2022
February is another dry month unfortunately. The February rainfall at the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport was approximately a third of the 1902-2022 average, 2.32" vs. 7.86". – Compiled by John Colby, Hydrologist
8.6’ April 6, 2022
The March rainfall at the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport was 4.58 inches vs. the 1902-2022 March average of 7.57 inches. The Airport is now 15.10 inches below the period-of-record average for the water year (water years run October 1st to September 30th), and 12.16 inches below the 1991-2020 climate normal. – Compiled by John Colby, Hydrologist
Floating toilets - they have been removed and how do we get them back?
Recommend for TLA to gather letters of support for new toilets.
Add something on the TLA website asking for support (Blume or John)
Meeting adjourned 7:00 PM