Annual Meeting

2018 Watchic Lake Association Annual Meeting

It was a great meeting with the nearly 50 members who joined us Saturday July 7, 2018 at the Standish Town Hall. The meeting began with a chance to socialize and enjoy a variety of pastries and drinks.

Paul McNulty, Cathy Watson, and Steve Lajoie provided a business update, covering topics such as water quality, the loons, finances, membership, and plans for the coming few years.

Two new board members were voted on to the board; Kim Lajoie and David Maus – all look forward to keeping the lake a pleasant place to be. Thank you to Bob Joslyn, who after 18 years, ended his term on the board.

Three officers were approved for new or extended terms; Agnes Wiggin as Treasurer, Nancy McNulty as Education Committee chair, and Kim Lajoie as Secretary.

As in past years, we noted that quality of Watchic Lake water remains good but is under pressure from polluted runoff from a number of locations We are fortunate to have no invasive plant species in the lake.

Click here for the DRAFT 2018 Annual Member Meeting Minutes. Approval of these will be voted on at the 2019 meeting.

Click here for the 2018 Treasurer’s Report – the Profit and Loss Statement and the Balance Sheet, which was reviewed at the meeting.

Click here for Paul McNulty’s Executive Summary of 2017/2018 WLA Activities.

Again, thank you to all our bakers, contributors, members and sponsors for your support!

2017 Watchic Lake Association Annual Meeting

Delicious whole fresh baked rustic Apple PieTHANK YOU to the nearly 40 members that joined us Saturday July 15, 2017 at the Standish Town Hall. The meeting began with a chance to socialize and enjoy all sorts of homemade desserts provided by members of the WLA board and other supporters.

Sarah Haggerty of the Maine Audubon Society gave a great presentation on wildlife in and around Watchic Lake, with a focus on loons, eagles, and turtles.

Three new board members were voted on to the board; Catherine Watson,
Stephen Lajoie, and Joanne Majka – all live on the lake and look forward to keeping it a pleasant place to be. Thank you to Steve Center, Donal Drew, and Eileen Burnell who all ended their terms on the board. Each in their own way made significant contributions to the association and the lake.

Four officers were approved for new or extended terms; President – Paul McNulty, Vice-President/President Elect – Owen Smith, Treasurer – Agnes Wiggin, and Historian –  Martha Drew.

As in past years, we noted that quality of Watchic Lake water remains good, but is under pressure from polluted runoff from a number of locations We are fortunate to have no invasive plant species in the lake.

Click here for the DRAFT 2017 Annual Member Meeting Minutes. Approval of these will be voted on at the 2018 meeting.

Click here for the 2017 Treasurer’s Report, which was approved at the meeting.

Click here for Sarah Haggerty’s Maine Audubon Society Presentation and her Thank You Letter and Note of Appreciation.

Click here for Paul McNulty’s Executive Summary of 2016/2017 WLA Activities.

Again, thank you to all our bakers, contributors, members and sponsors for your support!

Earlier Annual Meeting Summaries