Announcements


  

We would like to inform everyone that UAS Security has been acquired by GardaWorld.

Within the next few weeks the vehicle logo and the signs placed throughout the community will be changed to the GardaWorld logo.

Sunrise Lake will not have any changes to the current security guards within the community. The dispatch number will remain the same as well, (570) 689-4722 x 7. As of today, August 29th the guards will be wearing their new GardaWorld uniforms.

Thank you,

SLPOA BOD



 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL 

The Sunrise Lake Property Owners Association  is requesting proposals for the 2019-2020 Snow and Ice Removal Contract.  

The deadline to respond is September 13, 2019.

Contact the SLPOA office at 570-686-1880 or email slpoabod@sunriselake.org  for the detailed RFP.




The Communications committee is looking for photos for the Fall SLPOA newsletter highlighting resident Summer fun. The newsletter editor already has photos of the swim team and Sunrise day, so maybe something other than those. (I.e. lake activities or nature). If you have a great Sunrise Lake photo you'd like to share in the newsletter please e-mail it to Christine@sunriselake.org. When e-mailing, please include a short description of the photo or names of the people in the photo.



The SLPOA Board of Directors held their annual reorganization meeting last night. The results for the 2019/2020 year are as follows:

Wendy Westock -    President

Amy Panetta -         Vice President

Mike Deperi -           Treasurer

Aly Wayne -             Secretary

Kim Curulli -             Director

Chuck Roberts -       Director

Walter Tomilowicz -  Director


7/12/2019

  Dear Residents,
The SLPOA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Curulli to fill the vacant position which expires in July of 2020. Kim has a Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College. She and her husband moved to PA in 2004 and have 3 children in the Dingman Delaware schools. Over the years, she has volunteered for the community in outreach programs including state funded vaccination clinics, tick born illness awareness meetings, Red Cross Blood Drives, and advocating and educating families of special needs children with a focus on education/academic protections. Kim states “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work with the board and further facilitate open dialog between the board of directors and the residents.”


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The SLPOA Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a happy and safe July 4th! 

We wanted to share the Commonwealth of PA Law regarding fireworks:

Section 2404.  Use of consumer fireworks.

(a)  Conditions. --A person who is at least 18 years of age and meets the requirements of this article  may purchase, possess and use consumer fireworks.

(b)  Prohibitions. --A person may not intentionally ignite or discharge:

(1)  Consumer fireworks on public or private property without the express permission of the owner.

(2)  Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices within, or throw consumer fireworks or sparkling devices from, a motor vehicle or building.

(3)  Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices into or at a motor vehicle or building or at another person.

(4)  Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices while the person is under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance or another drug.

(5)  Consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure.

https://www.psp.pa.gov/public-safety/pages/fireworks-safety.aspx

Though, Sunrise Lake does not have any specific rules or regulations specific to firework usage, we ask that everyone please be respectful and courteous of our neighbors and adhere to the quiet times as defined in the SLPOA Rules and Regulations.  

The SLPOA office will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, reopening on Friday, July 5th at 9:00 am. 

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2019 Board of Directors Election

There were three (3) positions on the Board open for election this year. Three (3) nominations were received by the May 31, 2019 deadline therefore, according to the SLPOA By-laws (see below) the Secretary declares that the three candidates (Walter Tomilowicz, Amy Panetta and Wendy Westock) are elected to terms beginning August 2019 and ending July 2022. 

Sunrise Lake Property Owners Association By-Laws:

3.4.2.c. If, after the closing of nominations for the members of the Board of Directors, there are a number of legally qualified candidates that is equal to or less then the number of vacancies, the Secretary is directed to declare the candidates elected and the formal election shall be cancelled. Any vacancies not filled by this process shall be filled as interim vacancies as stated in these by laws.

There will be a Membership Meeting on July 20, but it will not include an Election.  A meeting notice, summer Newsletter plus Balance Sheet and Profit/Loss Statement for the 2018-19 Fiscal Year will be mailed to all property owners the first week in July. 

Since the formal election is cancelled, Meet the Candidates, previously scheduled for Sunday, June 23 is therefore also cancelled. Instead, come join us for the June Pool Party at the pool, from 3 to 7 pm. 

The SLPOA Board of Directors

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The SLPOA Board has received the following letter of resignation from long time board member, Chip Dingman:

“Please consider May 31, 2019 as the date of my resignation from the Sunrise Board of Directors as we will no longer be homeowners in Sunrise Lake.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the present Board of Directors and all the other Directors that I have served with over the last 10 years for their work and dedication to improving Sunrise Lake.

We have come a long way since 2009 and I hope that the community continues to move forward.”

Chip 

The board of directors would like to thank Chip for all his hard work and dedication to the Sunrise Lake Community.

Due to this resignation, there is now one open Board position. The term for this position expires in July 2020 and would be eligible for (re)election at that time. Since this vacancy occurs mid-term the replacement will be appointed by the Board and therefore is not an elected position. 

Any Sunrise unit owner, in good standing, is eligible to serve on the Board. If you are interested, please send an email to Wendy Westock, SLPOA President at slpoabod@sunriselake.org or drop off a letter of interest at the SLPOA office no later than Friday, June 21, 2019.

Letters of interest and emails must be received by 5:00 pm Friday, June 21, 2019 in order to be considered. Please include contact information, including Sunrise address and a brief statement telling the Board why you are interested in the position and how you see yourself contributing to the community in this role.

This is an opportunity to become directly involved in your community. The Board encourages all interested candidates to apply.

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5/22/2019:  

Over the past several weeks, multiple incidents of vandalism have occurred at the basketball courts and the Cabin lake boat launch.  One of the basketball hoops is damaged beyond repair, the nets have been stolen and the porta-john has been vandalized and pushed over almost daily.

Yesterday, several juveniles were seen throwing rocks from the edge of the ballfield at cars on Sunrise Drive, thankfully nobody was injured.  Security and the SLPOA office has not been able to positively identify the responsible individuals.   If anyone has information about these incidents, please notify the office or security.  All calls will be kept confidential.

Not only is this behavior extremely dangerous to everyone involved, but each time something gets damaged, the cost of repairs comes directly from the assessment money paid by residents.  Until these incidents stop, we will not be able to repair the damaged basketball hoops.  The porta-john is being relocated to the playground area.

In response to these incidents, the Ballfield will be considered closed at 9:00 pm each night.  Security will be enforcing this.  As stated in our Rules and Regulations, all residents must have their Sunrise Lake badges with them when using the common facilities.  Security will be enforcing this rule and will be asking anyone on the ballfield or other community common areas for identification.  Please be sure that children and adults carry their Sunrise badges with them anytime they are on community property (photos of badges are not acceptable).  Also check with the SLPOA office to ensure that your cars are registered and that you display a Sunrise sticker.

If you see anything suspicious, please contact Security immediately at 1-570-689-4722, extension 7 or the SLPOA office at 570-686-1880 (office hours are 9:00 am—5:00 pm Monday—Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am—1:00 pm.) Please note that the office will be closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th.   In the event of an emergency, please call 911 for the State Police.

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Inclement Weather Advisories

  •  Winter Storm Emergency Reminders
  • Stay informed locally by signing up for Code Red Alerts, the Pike County Emergency communication system at 
  • https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF92C048CF84
  • To report a downed line or power outage Text 544487 or www.met-ed.com or 1-888-LIGHTSS
  • Blue Ridge Cable 1-800-CABLE77 or www.brctv.com  
  • During an emergency Pike County will use the following radio stations to relay information
  • BOLD GOLD MEDIA NEVERSINK MEDIA
    105 FM 106.9 FM
    103.5 FM 96.7 FM
    103.5 FM 107.7 FM
    105.3 FM
    104.3 FM
    95.3 FM
    98.3 FM
    1400 AM    

New Board Members

  •  The SLPOA Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Roberts to fill the open board position. Chuck’s term runs until July 2020. 
    About serving on the board Chuck has stated, “I decided to volunteer for the SLPOA Board to help with planning for the future. I believe there are many infrastructure issues that will face Sunrise in the next 10 years; community buildings, pool and road maintenance, possible security upgrades to name a few. I would like to assist in keeping ahead of these issues.” 
    Chuck grew up in Vermont and New Jersey. He and his family moved to Sunrise in 2001 where his children attended DV schools and now live in NYC and Seattle. 
    Chuck has worked in NY television since 1981; being employed from home by RTS Communications (later Bosch) since 1998. Chuck designed and managed construction of mobile TV trucks and several studios in NYC. He does design and system support for TV communications; working on large events such as Super Bowl (6 times), Olympics (6 times), World Cup Soccer, Pan Am games, Oscars, Grammys and MTV Awards. His hobbies are automotive repair, computer programming and motorcycle touring. 

  •  ​The SLPOA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Aly Wayne to fill the vacant position which expires in July of 2020. Aly has been a resident of Sunrise Lakes since 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning with a Transportation Concentration. She has served on several nonprofit board of directors and on a Home Owners Association board as the President of the board. Aly is excited to serve our community and looks forward to helping make Sunrise Lakes the best place to live in the area. 

Parking


  • We have received numerous complaints from property owners in the immediate area of the bus stops. Please be respectful and do not trespass on their property including blocking their driveway, parking in their driveways and allowing children to play on their property. Please remember that all lots in Sunrise Lake are privately owned regardless of whether it is developed or not. Also please be mindful of the fact that during bus stop times, the roads (main roads and side roads) are still being utilized by our residents traveling within the community. For everyone's safety, please have children wait for the bus in a group on one side of the road off the pavement as much as possible as to not block traffic flow. 
    In order to ensure that only Sunrise residents are utilizing the bus stops located within Sunrise Lake, please be sure you have a SLPOA sticker on your vehicle. Security will be enforcing this at all bus stops including the late bus stop over the next few weeks.
    Thank you for helping to keep our community safe. 

Contest Winners

  • ​The Sunrise Lake Events Committee would like to thank everyone that entered the house decorating contest!
  • It was a tough decision this year for our 8 judges!!  All houses were beautifully decorated.
  • Our 2018 winners are:
    1st Place Winner of the $25 Gift Card & Cookie Platter--100 Fairview Rd.
    2nd Place Winner of the $20 Gift Card & Cookie Platter--207 Spruce Lake Dr.
    3rd Place Winner of the $15 Gift Card & Cookie Platter--206 Spruce Lake Dr.
  • Honorable Mentions Go To:
    172 Wild Meadow Drive
    103 Hawk View Court
    115 Upper Spruce Court
    158 Buck Run Drive
    106 Slate Court
    100 Washington Court
  • The winners of the 2018 Children's Coloring Contest are:
    Madeline Struble--Winner of the $10 Gift Card for our 6--12 category
    Phillip Schaffer, Jr.--Winner of the $10 Gift Card for our under 5 category
  • We will be posting pictures of our winning homes and artists in the next few days.
  • Thank you again to all of our participants!!  


 SLPOA has security cameras around the pool, office parking lot, office area and other key areas around Sunrise.  These videos will be viewed ONLY by security and the Board of Directors.