Submittd by: Anthony DeSimone

Found fishing boat in the narrow end of lake

Lake Application to Begin


The apllication of the approved hebicide for controlling weed growth in the lake will begin on June 27th. Please keep all your animals and swimming activities out from the lake between 6:00 am on the 27th to 6:00 am on June 28th.

All motor craft should not be used between 6:00 am on the 27th (Wednesday) to 10:00 pm in the evening to give enough time for the applicator to complete his application process.

After the application for the weed control is complete the lake will than be available to be raised. The time it will take to fill up will again be based on the weather.

Please note that this is a two part application and the lake will need to be lowered and raised again after the July 4th holiday. FLPOA will let you know when the next application will uccur.

Thanks again for your patience. See you all at the July 4th boat parade.

From your friendly volunteer Anthony DeSimone

Lowering of the Lake

Alert! Alert!
Fairview lake will begin to lowered Monday(06/18/12). The lake will be lowered about 4″ a day to about a total of 18″ to allow treatment for weed control. Weed control should start about June 24th if weather permits.
After treatment the lake will than begin to be filled again the same day.
All lake activity is OK as the lake is lowered and until the treatment begins. When treatment begins we will have another pony express delivery providing further instruction what to do on the day of treatment. Please remember to provide slack in the mooring ropes for boats tied to a fixed dock. Also any boats that have a prop under the kell (I.e. Battery powered boats) make sure you have room underneath as the lake drops. Please contact your FLPOA board member or Jim Graybill for any questions.
I personnelly have added a few more bumpers on my pontoon boat at differant levels to help with the issue of the lake lowering as well as loosened up my mooring ropes.

Thanks again from your local volunteer FLPOA member Anthony DeSimone

Update on Fairview Lake Weed Issue

From your local volunteer FLPOA member Anthony DeSimone an update with the Fairview Lake weed issues.

These comments are from meetings I had with George Lingelbach, Mike Johnson and a FLPOA board meeting from 02/23/2012.

Lake Residents:

Update on weeds status.

We have suffered setbacks during March. An environmental lawyer and her organization (Northwest Environmental Advocates) have contested our application to DEQ and have suggested possible legal action. The City of Portland and Columbia Slough Watershed Council have contributed letters to DEQ supporting her. Jim Graybill provided DEQ with a specific response to her objections and point out several “facts” that were wrong or have been outdated.

Subsequently, DEQ returned our application and fees, informing us that our application was being denied due to ‘potential downstream water quality issues’ cited by NEA.

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