The Northside Pool will be open later in the evening and for an extended period this season, Community Manager Alina Cochran announced at the Wednesday, August 25 Open Meeting of the Seven Lakes Landowners Association [SLLA] Board of Directors.
With school back in session, scheduled hours were adjusted and the pool is now open from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and from Noon to 8:00 pm on weekends. The pool will remain open through Sunday, September 19, in part due to the delayed opening at the beginning of the season, while legally-required grates were installed over two drains.
The SLLA swim season will conclude with ‘A Dog Day of Summer’ on Saturday, September 25 from Noon to 5:00 pm at the Northside Pool. A new special event introduced this year by Cochran, the pool will be open for all family dogs -- dogs only, please. Owners will be responsible for picking up any doggy messes.
In related news, Cochran reported the pool was vandalized last week with deck furniture thrown in, causing some minor physical damage. The incident was reported to the Moore County Sheriff’s Office and patrols have been stepped up in the area.
“This is not the first time this has happened, and it costs people money,” said Director Bud Shaver. “Don’t tell me the kids don’t know who did it. Parents should be looking to their kids, because this is costing all of us!”
During her management report, Cochran announced that, in addition to Roving Security patrols, the Association is employing an off-duty Sheriff’s officer to enforce all applicable North Carolina laws, including speeding and driving under the influence.
Seven Lakes Country Club Agreement update
Two key documents relating to the July 2007 agreement between SLLA and the Seven Lakes Country Club, regarding future development of the old driving range, were delivered to the Club in August, announced President Randy Zielsdorf. Specifically, those documents included approved mark-ups by the Association’s attorney of covenants written by the Club and an easement that prohibits access to the property from Seven Lakes Drive. The 10’ easement maintains a consistent green space from the Southside gates to the townhouse area on Devonshire Avenue.
“The Association and Seven Lakes Country Club are now cooperatively working with their attorneys to finalize these documents as soon as possible,” Zielsdorf read from a prepared statement.
Responding to former SLLA Director Donna Stephan, who thanked the Board for pursuing the agreement, Zielsdorf said he hoped to have good news by the end of the month and also said he was pleased that the Club had entered negotiations to lease their Tennis Facility.
“I hope this venture is successful, because this would be a big asset to the area and also the Club,” Zielsdorf said.