Springfield Lake Shore Improvement Association
site is designed to offer information about the activities
of our organization and other organizations around Lake
Springfield. SLSIA exists to further
the education, civic and social interests of leaseholders
in the area of Lake Springfield in Sangamon County. The
objectives of this association shall be:
promote the preservation and beautification of Lake Springfield and
its marginal lands.
To promote safety
in the use and enjoyment of Lake Springfield.
To represent the
common interest of lease holders at Lake Springfield.
the Lakeshore Association President
Dear Leaseholders and Lake Friends,
Summer is here and watering my garden has not been an issue so far
this year plus we have had no complaints of boats stuck on docks!
Soon the SLSIA directory will be brought to your homes and this
year we are adding important contacts for specific concerns you
have voiced over the past few months. Steve Frank and I have been
working on adding the contact numbers and emails for this
newsletter and directory.
We have had new challenges regarding zoning, trees, sewer, leases,
shoreline, flooding, limb pickup, and many more issues. Ted
Meckes, CWLP manager and Alderman Redpath have been attentive to
these issues. Regarding the changes on new leases, Mr Meckes has
submitted a statement for this month's newsletter to clarify
CWLP's recent actions. Michelle Nicol, lake manager for water
quality, fishing, and other lake issues contributes monthly
updates to keep us informed of current water quality with high
Your association has been busy planning programs and events per
your requests. July 18 we will have a waverunner/ jetski fun and
safety class on the water for children and their families! Sign up
to participate or volunteer to help with this first time event by
contacting me at
Also we are in the planning stages for the August 22 Beach house
barbecue and potluck. Please volunteer your ideas and help to make
this another successful and fun event as last year! Jeff Boeckler
will be at the potluck to answer questions and remind everyone to
SAVE THE DATE for August 25 at Island Bay Yacht Club for the
Update of The Lake Springfield Watershed Plan with Jeff Boeckler.
Jeff is a water expert, excellent teacher, and knows THIS lake and
the surrounding area better than anyone. You do not have to be a
member of the club to attend or obtain beverages during his
I attended the recent Council of Clubs meeting and due to the
weather, many of the fundraisers have seen reduced attendance.
Please check the combined calendar of SLSIA and Lake Clubs to see
what events you can attend to support lake organizations. Our next
board meeting is Wednesday, August 19 at the reopened Lake Lodge
#55 Boat Club (next to Aqua Club) at 6pm. This meeting is open to
Lin Vautrain, President
Memorial Gardens Ecology Camp
Ecology Camp offers programs for children ages 4-12. Campers
will spend 5 days learning about nature through hands on
activities, outdoor games, nature crafts, woodland hikes, and much
more! June and July sessions available.
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION --
Mayor-Elect Responds to Lake Concerns
Langfelder Weighs In on Lake Springfield Issues
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2015 Ward 1 Alderman-Elect Responds to Lake Concerns
Redpath Weighs in on Lake Springfield Issues
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Become a member of SLSIA TODAY!
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Power Squadron ABCs of Boating
March, April and June
Classes Now Forming!
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Lake Springfield Photography
The photo contest is
open to all SLSIA members!
Submit your favorite photo of Lake Springfield that captures
"What is Good About Living on Lake Springfield"
Email your entry to
email@example.com, to be published in the monthly newsletter.
Top submissions will be determined by a committee, and finalists
will be displayed for voting at the New Member Picnic at the Beach
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P.O. Box 4132, Springfield, Illinois 62708