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COMMUNITY MEETS WITH FAA OFFICIAL

At    the    January    25,    2018    Special    Meeting    of    the    Lake    Arrowhead Municipal    Advisory    Council,    FAA    Regional    Administrator,    Western Pacific    Region,    Dennis    Roberts    addressed    the    MAC    and    the    Lake Arrowhead   community   regarding   the   FAA’s   rerouting   of   aircraft   over Lake    Arrowhead.    A    Town    Hall    style    meeting    was    orchestrated    by Supervisor   Janice   Rutherford   with   the   assistance   of   other   state   and federal officials. A    standing    room    only    crowd    heard    first    from    Mark    Thorpe, Ontario   International   Airport   Authority   CEO   with   a   short   explanation of   the   growing   needs   of   ONT.   That   was   followed   by   a   presentation   by Mr.   Roberts   on   the   reasoning   for   moving   the   flight   path   into   Ontario Airport   directly   over   Lake   Arrowhead.   It   was   explained   that   the   FAA   is now    using    satellite    guidance    technology    and    in    combination    with newer   style   aircraft,   had   no   choice   other   than   to   reposition   aircraft   in   a path    directly    over    Lake    Arrowhead.    It    was    clear    from    the    crowd’s reaction   to   Mr.   Roberts’s   presentation   that   they   were   not   buying   into the    FAA’s    reasoning    for    the    move.    Questions    submitted    by    the audience    were    read    by    Supervisor    Janice    Rutherford    along    with questions     coming     directly     from     the     members     of     the     Municipal Advisory   Council.   In   response   to   community   questions,   Mr.   Roberts made   it   clear   that   the   FAA   is   not   going   back   to   the   old   flight   path   for safety    reasons.    He    went    on    to    give    a    possible    solution    to    the complaints   by   Lake   Arrowhead   residents   by   suggesting   a   “curfew”   for night    flights    between    11pm    and    7am.    During    those    hours,    flights would   be   redirected   to   a   new   flight   path   not   over   the   lake.   Residents vocally    rejected    that    offer    with    a    loud    roar    of    boos    and    verbal comments.   MAC   member   Scott   Rindenow   asked   Mr.   Roberts   directly, “is   it   going   to   take   the   residents   of   Lake   Arrowhead   suing   the   FAA   like other   communities   have   to   get   the   flight   path   moved   away   from   Lake Arrowhead,   or   are   you   simply   going   to   do   the   right   thing   on   your   own and   relocate   the   current   flight   path?”   At   that   point   the   audience   stood and   cheered   in   support.   Mr.   Roberts   responded   by   rehashing   much   of what   he   already   stated   in   his   presentation.   Quiet   Skies   group   founding member   David   Caine   presented   Mr.   Roberts   with   over   4,000   signed petitions   collected   in   protest   of   the   new   flight   path.   The   next   step   for Lake   Arrowhead   is   with   Supervisor   Rutherford   who   will   be   meeting with   the   FAA   in   Washington   DC   in   March.   The   Lake   Arrowhead   MAC will    continue    to    monitor    and    report    on    this    highly    important    local issue.

GARY CLIFFORD NAMED ALA EAST DIRECTOR

The   Arrowhead   Lake   Association   Board of     Directors     voted     to     appoint     Gary Clifford   to   fill   the   East   District   Board   seat vacated     by     resigned     Board     Member Steve     Hollstein.     Clifford     immediately assumes   the   Board   seat   and   will   fulfill the    term    until    his    seat    expires    in    the summer   of   2018.      At   that   time,   Clifford could run again for a full 3 year term on the board. Clifford’s     bio     states     that     he     was     born     and     raised     in     San Bernardino   and   Lake   Arrowhead   California.   Along   with   his   wife   Linda, they   have   owned   a   home   in   Lake   Arrowhead   for   over   25   years   and   as   a child   and   young   man   Gary   called   Lake   Arrowhead   home.   In   addition   to attending    Mary    Putnam    Henck    Intermediate    and    Rim    High    School, Gary   resided   in   and   entertained   his   political   and   business   clients   in Lake   Arrowhead.   Gary   is   dedicated   to   quality   of   life   issues   and   long- term   financial   planning.   He   enjoys   working   with   others   for   a   common goal,   and   has   experience   and   a   long   history   in   Lake   Arrowhead.   He shares   a   common   goal   with   each   ALA   member;   wanting   to   protect, operate,    and    improve    Lake    Arrowhead    and    ALA    properties    while providing    reasonable    and    safe    recreational    facilities    in    a    fiscally responsible   manner,   with   appropriate   planning   for   the   future.   As   a former   Mayor   and   City   Council   member,   Gary   has   years   of   experience with such matters. Gary   will   bring   his   years   of   business,   political,   educational,   and law    enforcement    experience    as    a    resource.    Gary    attended    Azusa Pacific University and holds graduate and undergraduate degrees.  Gary   is   currently   Executive   Vice   President   for   Athens   Services,   one of   the   largest   environmental   companies   in   the   region   and   has   10   years of   civic   leadership   as   a   Mayor,   Mayor   Pro-Tem,   and   Councilmember, and   numerous   years   as   a   public   employee   and   Police   Officer.      Clifford will    be    seated    at    the    next    ALA    Board    of    Directors    meeting    on December   16,   2017   at   9:00   AM   at   the   Burnt   Mill   Beach   Club   where   all Members are invited to attend.

ALA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AT BOARD MTG

At    the    October    28th    Arrowhead    Lake    Association    Board    Meeting, officers   were   elected   to   serve   for   the   coming   year.   By   unanimous   vote, Roberta   Rindenow   was   elected   President,   Brian   Hall   was   elected   Vice President   and   Jack   Tingley   was   elected   Secretary/Treasurer.   The   next ALA   Board   Meeting   is   scheduled   for   Saturday,   No vember   18,   2017.   All ALA Members are invited  to attend.

ALA APPOINTS BILL WILSON TO BOARD

The     Arrowhead     Lake     Association Board    of    Directors    has    appointed Bill   Wilson   to   fill   the   remainder   of the     term     in     the     South     District vacated        by        Samantha        Allen- Newman   who   resigned   her   position. Wilson’s   term   will   run   until   October of   2018.   Wilson   currently   serves   on the    Finance    Committee    and    2017 Election        Committee        at        ALA.          Although       the       appointment       is effective   immediately,   Wilson   will   attend   his   first   Board   meeting   as   a Director    on    October    28 th ,    9    am    at    the    Burnt    Mill    Beach    Club Clubhouse. All ALA Members are invited to attend.

Lake Arrowhead’s New High Tech Fire Boat

On   Saturday   October   7 th ,   The   San   Bernardino   County   Fire   Department launched   its   brand   new   state   of   the   art,   high   tech   Fire   Boat   on   Lake Arrowhead   with   the   assistance   of   the   Arrowhead   Lake   Association. This   new   $245,000   boat   replaces   an   older   less   effective   boat   with   new advanced   life   and   property   saving   equipment   on   board.   According   to Captain   Carlos   Corletto,   this   boat   is   capable   of   pumping   a   stream   of water   at   1,500   gallons   per   minute   to   effectively   fight   fires   on   the   lake and   stream   well   onto   lake   front   homes   when   needed.   At   speeds   up   to 55   miles   per   hour,   sonar,   GPS,   night-vision   and   underwater   mapping, the   new   Fire   Boat   can   quickly   assist   in   any   type   of   emergency   situation that   comes   up.      Designed   to   be   beached,   this   boat   has   a   drop   down bow   ramp   allowing   for   fast   easy   loading   on   and   off.   The   Fire   Boat   is powered   by   twin   300   horsepower   Mercury   engines   and   was   custom built in Wisconsin by Lake Assault Boats. A   formal   inaugural   event   on   the   Lake   is   being   planned   and   Lake Arrowhead News will let you know when.  

ALL ALA INCUMBENTS WIN UNOPPOSED!

The    Arrowhead    Lake    Association    Board    of    Directors    Election    2017 ended   early   with   all   three   incumbents   who   were   up   for   re-election running    unopposed.    The    two    week    open    period    to    file    Candidate papers which began August 1 st  and ended August 15 th . There   were   no   challengers   to   President   Roberta   Rindenow   from the   North   District,   Board   Members   Ralph   Wagner,   At   Large   B   and   Eran Heissler    from    the    Grass    Valley    District.        All    three    incumbents    will remain   in   their   Board   seats   and   assume   their   new   three   year   term   at the    October    28,    2017    Board    meeting.    President    Roberta    Rindenow stated     "I     appreciate     the     support     and     encouragement     of     the Membership   and   will   continue   to   do   everything   I   can   to   move   our Association     forward     with     increased     communications,     improved business practices and better member service." This     was     to     be     the     first     “Online     Voting”     election     for     the Association.   Written   ballots   were   no   longer   going   to   be   mailed,   saving the   ALA   around   $25,000.00   for   this   election   cycle   alone.   The   next   ALA Board   meeting   is   scheduled   for   August   26   at   9:00   AM   at   the   Burnt   Mill Beach Club.

ALA NAMES WAYNE AUSTIN TO BE NEW GM

In   a   press   release   from   the   Arrowhead   Lake Association,   it   was   officially   announced   that Wayne    Austin    has    been    hired    as    Associate General   Manager.      Following   the   retirement of   current   GM   Jim   Grant,   Austin   will   take   the helm   as   the   new   ALA   General   Manager   on October   25,   2017.      Mr.   Austin   was   selected after   reviewing   close   to   40   candidates   who had submitted resumes and applications for the position. Austin    is    a    familiar    face    in    the    Lake    Arrowhead    community. Having   been   General   Manager   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Resort   for   7 years,   General   Manager   of   the   Arrowhead   Country   Club,   President   and CEO   of   the   San   Bernardino   Convention   and   Visitors   Bureau,   Wayne has   a   strong   background   in   management,   finance,   customer   service, employee   relations   and   business   growth,   which   he   brings   to   the   ALA. According   to   the   press   release,   “The   ALA   Board   of   Directors   believe   his experience,   energy   and   passion   for   the   lake,   members   and   community makes   him   the   perfect   fit   to   provide   a   new   member   experience   and lead the Arrowhead Lake Association into the future.” Wayne   Austin   received   his   Bachelor   of   Science   Degree   from   the University   of   Nevada,   Las   Vegas.   He   currently   serves   as   Chairman   of the   San   Bernardino   Police   Officers   Association,   Treasurer   of   the   Cedar House   Board   of   Directors,   Treasurer   of   the   Inland   Empire   Habitat   for Humanity    Board    of    Directors,    Board    Member    of    Business    Alliance, CSUSB   and   a   member   of   the   San   Bernardino   Rotary.   Wayne   is   a   past member   of   Lake   Arrowhead   Rotary   and   served   on   the   Lake   Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Board for many years

Lake Arrowhead Municipal Advisory Council 

The   next   meeting   of   the   Lake   Arrowhead   Municipal   Advisory   Council, (MAC)   will   take   place   on   Thursday,   March   1   ,   2018    at   6:00   pm .      It   will be   held   at   Fire   Station   91   in   the   Community   Room.   The   MAC,   is   our local   community   forum   created   to   provide   a   monthly   meeting   for   our residents    to    hear    about    and    comment    on    a    number    of    local    and countrywide    topics.    County    officials,    staff    and    other    non-county agency   staff   utilize   MAC   meetings   as   an   opportunity   to   provide   the community with information or updates. Matters   of   public   health,   safety,   welfare,   public   works,   planning   or issues   that   may   affect   the   community   are   among   the   concerns   for   the MAC.  Everyone is invited to attend and encouraged to get involved.    
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