Monthly archive for July 2015

Happy Monday, JLPOA!

Hello JLPOA!

Summer is in full swing and I hope everyone is enjoying it as much as I am!  We have a number of things to cover so I’ll jump right in…


Thank you!
On behalf of the JLPOA Board and all of the JLPOA owners, a sincere “Thank You!” to the following for making our 4th of July at the lake so very special:

The Journeys – Steve Jr., Margaret and Steve Sr., for the best 4th of July fireworks display that we’ve ever seen at the lake.  How about that JL logo display?!  They just keep getting better every year.  Thank you again, Journeys!

The Chavez and Peter Families – Val, Andy, Chloe, Gerry Lynn and Harold for sharing Chloe’sbeautiful voice with us in the singing of the National Anthem prior to the fireworks display.  Wow!  We have a future pop-star on our hands.  Get your autographs now, folks!

Lisa Linnebur and the entire Entertainment Committee for booking The Cactus Jack Band for us and giving us an excuse to get together as a community.

The Volunteer Mussel Inspectors: Bob Butts, Chris Barnhill and Steve Sheaf, for duties above and beyond the week prior to and the week after the 4th of July.


Fun Day!
The JLPOA Fun Day is one week away!  As a reminder, it will be Saturday, 7/25/2015 at 10AM

The Fun Day committee is working hard to finalize all details and we are now looking for all parents/guardians, young adults and teenagers whose children/siblings are attending to help with the many activities listed below.

If interested in volunteering for any of the events listed below, please call 720.255.3640 or send an email to Larah Lehnerz –

• Mallet Game
• Duck Game
• Sack Race
• Limbo
• Beach Towel – Bean Bag Toss
• Bouncy/Water slide house – we will need at least five volunteers to attend the bouncy house:
 10:00a – 11:00p
 11:00a – 12:00p
 12:00p – 1:00p
 1:00p – 2:00p
 2:00p – 3:00p
– We will have the kiddos line up by height (not age) and have about 5 go in at a time. When the kids come down the water slide portion it will be the next kiddo in line turn.

• Sand Art
• Photographer (we will be taking pictures of the kiddos for their Picture Frame craft)
• Printing the pictures and cutting them out
• Picture Frame Decoration


Guest Pass Enforcement:
Guests in absence of property owners in the JLPOA Village is required to have a JLPOA Guest Pass. Guest Passes can be obtained at the club house or from any Board member.

The Property Owner assumes all Responsibility for any of their guest’s actions inside the park, and is also responsible for making sure that any guest is aware of the JLPOA Rules and Regulations.

This means that any violation committed against the JLPOA Rules and Regulations by a guest will be assessed against the property that issued the Guest Pass.

If a person or persons are approached by a Board member and cannot provide a Guest Pass it will be assumed that they are trespassing and the matter will be turned over to the proper authorities if the party in question refuses to leave the Village.
Above Rule & Regulation was adopted and approved unanimously at the April 8, 2006 Board of Directors meeting.

If you need a Guest Pass, you may download and print one via the JLPOA Guest Pass section of the JLPOA Website or you may contact any board member.


It has been brought to the JLPOA Board’s attention that folks are walking through lots to gain access to some of the greenbelts.

If you do not have permission from the owner to walk through a lot, you are trespassing which is a criminal offense and is punishable by law.


Above Ground Connections:

The JLPOA Board are monitoring every hydrant in the Village on a regular basis.

If you have above ground connections and your connections are leaking, they will be shut off and spray painted red.  It is the JLPOA owner’s responsibility to ensure that these connections are not leaking.

If you see a leaking connection, please report it to theJLPOA Board.

Please help keep our costs down by checking your water connections on a regular basis!

Special thanks to Brad Hueske and Dave Hodapp for going above and beyond the call of duty by proactively fixing some of these leaks for property owners and replacing  We appreciate you and cannot thank you enough for your time and your efforts!


August Board Meeting
Due to a scheduling conflict, the August 2015 board meeting has been cancelled.

Boat Meets Dam:
For those are not aware, one boater, over the 4th of July, decided to park his boat on the top of the Jackson Lake dam.  Doh!  Thankfully nobody was seriously injured.


Thank you!
Thanks so much, Brad Hueske for all of your hard work and efforts in fixing the sprinklers at the park near the clubhouse!

The sprinklers were not properly winterized last year andBrad spent a number of hours repairing and replacing sprinkler heads and pipes.

Thank you also for spraying the weeds near the park and the pump house.  And, finally, thank you, Dave Hodapp and Chuck Hickson Sr. for replacing several leaking hydrants in the Village!

We appreciate all that you do!

Lacy Hickson Memorial Scholarship 2015


Dear Family, Friends and Neighbors:

There is never a day that goes by that something doesn’t remind us of Lacy. A song that she liked reminds us so much of how head strong she was. I can just imagine seeing her singing that song with her head bopping! We plan on sharing this song with you at the dinner.

We are very pleased to announce we awarded five $1,000 scholarships to students this year.  Two students are from Jackson Lake: Tyler Imel and Baylie Taylor.  Three students are from Wiggins HS: Alexa Ashbrook, Jade Crandall and Bernie Kopetzky. And, as of this year, we have been able to award 42 students with a scholarship.

Thank you so VERY MUCH for supporting Lacy’s foundation –
We could not make this possible without your help.

This year we held a horseshoe tournament in May. We were anticipating a terribly rainy day as it had rained the whole month of May. Instead we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day – not one rain drop!

We do have 2 more events planned this year: a 2nd Lacy Hickson Memorial Horseshoe Tournament on August 8th and the Tenth Annual Lacy Hickson Memorial Dinner onSeptember 26th at the JLPOA clubhouse.

Hope to see you there!!!

God Bless,
Chuck and Debbie Hickson
Lot 320

Happy 4th of July!


Happy Independence Day, JLPOA!
Happy Independence Day!  As we head into the apex of the Summer of 2015, the JLPOA Board would like to remind you to be patient with and respectful of your neighbors.  The JLPOA will be packed with owners and guests of owners.  Please keep in mind that while we all love the lake, we each experience it differently.  It is our responsibility as owners of the greatest POA of all time to respect one another accordingly.



As a reminder, MRVs operators (regardless of age) in the JLPOA must adhere to the following:

  • Lot numbers must clearly be displayed on any MRV in the Village.
  • Normal MRV operating hours are from 9 AM to 9 PM.
  • Adult use ONLY after 9 PM with *lighted vehicles* (including clubhouse dances and activities).
  • The posted speed limit is 15 MPH.
  • Operation of MRV’s on greenbelts is prohibited.
  • Donuts, brake skidding, power sliding and other forms of reckless driving are prohibited.
  • MRV’s are to stop at all intersections, before proceeding.
  • MRV’s will yield right of way to all other vehicles and pedestrians. When approached from the rear by a car or truck, the MRV will pull over to the right and allow the approaching vehicle to pass.
  • Overloading any MRV is prohibited.
  • Passengers are to remain seated, with no body parts hanging out from the vehicle at any time.
  • No standing on the MRV while the vehicle is in motion.
  • Passenger Capacities: Golf Carts: Driver + 2 passengers front, 2 passengers rear.  ATV’s, Motorcycles, Minibikes: Per seat Design. Driver + 1 passenger Maximum.

Underage driving is a privilege.  Use it, do not abuse it.  Safety is of course our main concern, especially considering the coming weekend.  Please talk with your kids and guests prior to letting them operate your MRV.


Parking has always been an issue out at the lake.  As a reminder, every cul-de-sac and all of the roads in the JLPOA are fire lanes.  Parking anywhere in the cul-de-sac or on any of the JLPOA roads impedes emergency vehicles and is expressly prohibited by Colorado State law.  If you cannot fit your vehicle(s) on your lot(s), use the ‘overflow’ parking at the clubhouse.

Parking Designation – “Lot C”
Lot C – adjacent to lots 135 through lots 146 located on the north side of the road known as Indian Way.

  • “ANYONE” may park in this area (Visitors, Guests, Property Owners)
  • Any Vehicles extending into Indian Way are prohibited.  Indian Way is a fire lane.
  • Parking is designated for licensed vehicles and MRVs (Motorized Recreational Vehicles) only
  • Authorized vehicles must pull straight-in
  • Trailers must be unhitched
  • Vehicles must be moved within 72 hours or be towed at the Owner’s expense
  • Parking signs are posted along Lot C

‘No Parking’ violators will be actively towed away at the owners expense by…
Wiggins Junction Truck Stop & Towing LLC
17104 Hwy 39
Wiggins, CO 80654
(970) 483-7777


Your 2015 JLPOA Maintenance Fees Working For You
Here’s a brief description of how your 2015 Maintenance Fees are working for you:

  • Purchased a pump and hose
  • Actively pumped the flooded greenbelts numerous times
  • Fixed Several Water Line and Hydrant breaks throughout the Village
  • New Gate in front of the Greenbelt (by the Boat Ramp)
  • Bi-weekly Mosquito Spraying
  • Weed spraying around clubhouse, mailboxes and pump station
  • Weekly Trash (negotiated discounted rate)
  • Water
  • Mowing Bi-Weekly (negotiated discounted rate)
  • Road Maintenance – Grating due to water and traffic erosion
  • Road base – 400+ tons
  • Sprinkler system repair at the JLPOA park (near the clubhouse)
  • Porta Potties for special events
  • Entertainment – bands, Fun Day, Golf Cart Parade, Fireworks and other special events
  • Clubhouse essentials – toiletries, toilet paper, towels, etc.
  • Paid Mussel Inspector(s)
  • Canopy for Mussel Inspectors
  • Clubhouse high speed internet (coming soon)
  • And, much, MUCH more…


Guests of JLPOA
JLPOA property owners assume all responsibility for any of their guest’s actions inside the Village.  Owners are also responsible for making sure that their guest is aware of the JLPOA Rues and Regulations.

Any violation committed against the JLPOA Rules and Regulations by a guest will be assessed against the property owner.


Leash Law Enforcement
When on any common area, pets must be on a leash or otherwise under the owner’s direct control.

Please make sure you are familiar with the Leash Law Enforcement Policy located –


Did You Know
During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia declaring the United States independent from Great Britain.  After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a Committee of Five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated and revised the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4.  Source: