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2018 ANUAL WORK DAY
The anual work day will be held :
HLA Annual Work Day
8:00 AM June 9th 2018
Meet at Pump House Park.
SYSTEM UPDATE POWERPOINT BY CLARK HILL (CLICK THIS
LINK) - Members please take
a moment and look at the PowerPoint by clicking on
the blue link above. Clark Hill created the
presentation for the membership to see what was
accomplished this year with your water system. Clark
transformation at the bridge this year.
More exciting improvements to come!
WATER SYSTEM INFORMATION REGARDING
PRESSURE REDUCTION VALVES
Over the past
3-4 years HLA has made major improvements in our water
of these include replacing 1-2 inch lines with 4 inch
BLUE BRUTE lines.
We have dug up, identified
and made changes
at the water storage tanks.
We have installed
isolation valves to assist in locating leaks.
We are currently replacing a one inch line with a
four inch BLUE BRUTE line as that line needs to provide
delivery service to three additional cabins.
One of our major goals is to provide redundancy
to the delivery system and this new line will eventually
be tied with one of the two new lines from the lake
tanks. Eventually all four inch lines will be
interconnected. These changes have allowed our system to
increase water pressure to more acceptable levels of
service at the highest points in HLA.
This is possible as the water stored in these new
pipes has increased by 200-400 percent increasing
gravitational push and helping us comply with state
water delivery requirements.
Pressures have increased from
sometimes 20 pounds (top of Aspen Loop) to up to 140
pounds at the cabins on Weber drive. This now requires
that ALL cabins install pressure reduction valves in the
line between your water meter and your cabin.
These PRVs have been required in new construction
for over 15 years.
It is recommended that the installation be
performed prior to turning on your water in the
A main line PRV will be installed at the top of Weber
Drive next spring.
Installing one of these further up River Vu would
have the effect of reducing the water pressure at the
top of Aspen Loop to unacceptable levels.
Our goal is to replace all obsolete
(too small and brittle) lines over the next 3-5 years.
Special thanks to the water
committee, especially Clark Hill who has spent over 400
volunteer hours this year.
Bret Christiansen has done an incredible job of
documenting our system which is a request that has not
been met in almost two decades. As the documentation
continues an effort to gather historical documents from
past water directors and committees members will
continue and all documentation will be scanned and kept
digitally for our future generations to more completely
understand our decisions today and control costs as the
system develops and is replaced with modern engineering
systems and materials.
Clark Hill has prepared a
comprehensive PowerPoint for the membership.
Please click this link to view.
PROHIBITED - HLA
would like to remind members, family and guests that all types
of fireworks are prohibited (yes, even sparklers & snaps) within the
association to include private property, common areas and green
space during the entire year.
Violators will be fined up to $500.00
SUPPLIER ENTRY - The following five propane
companies have been authorized to enter HLA to service customers.
Each company has been provided a FOB
(frequency operated button) registered to that particular company.
Codes previously issued have been
removed from the Security Gate System.
Any member who uses a supplier other
than the five listed must escort that supplier into HLA.
The propane companies are presented in no
particular order and members are encouraged to shop the suppliers
for the best price.
Suburban Propane Co.
T7 Propane Co.
Utah LP Gas Co.
Hone Propane Co.
CERTIFICATION - You can now get your child ATV certified
on-line for $30. Go to
http://stateparks.utah.gov/ohv/education for more information.
Hidden Lake Association requires any person
under the age of 16 (or any person without a Utah Driver's License)
operating an Off-Highway Vehicle on HLA Corporation property to
possess a valid Utah OHV certificate. Property owners can be fined
by HLA BoD for violations of this rule.
Also, any person under the age of 18 is
required to wear a helmet while operating an OHV on HLA
Corporation property. If you are over 18 it certainly is a good
example to wear a helmet and it can save your life!
FISHING - The Hidden Lake will be planted by a private vendor
and paid for through HLA funds. The Hidden Lake is private
property and is entirely within the boundaries of the Hidden Lake Association.
Currently the lake suffers complete winter kill each year and there is no
state funded fish left in the lake. Based on this information the
lake has been deemed by the Directors as a private lake for fishing
by members and their approved guests only, with unauthorized people being
officially trespassed per this notification and gate signage. Additionally, the Directors voted to control fishing by
implementing the policy of TWO FISH PER DAY PER CABIN.
LAKE HISTORY - In 2003 then President Dean Carr researched
and authored a summary of our history based on the minutes from
meetings over many decades. The book was bound and offered for a
minimal price to cover the production cost. This week Dean offered
to release the document as a MS Word document. It is available for
download in the
document services section. Enjoy learning or for some members
reliving our interesting past.
County codeRED system is a reverse 911 system that alerts landlines,
cell phones, and VOIPs of critical public safety matters, utility
outages, missing persons, evacuations or other matters deemed
important by county officials. codeRED is available for sign-up
here. Please sign-up today! Cell phones
OF DUES -
If you find that your FOB does not activate the gate and/or
your water has been shut-off, you have
likely been deactivated due to non-payment of dues. Please contact Ways &
Means Director or Treasurer for more information.
SPECIAL PROJECTS INFORMATION - If you are planning demolition, building, remodeling,
reconstruction, landscaping or any other special project which
requires large equipment, may impact the association in general, private
property or infrastructure please contact an HLA Director to make an
appointment with the Special Projects Analysis Program Committee.
If you are unsure whether your project may require SPAPC involvement
please contact a Clark Hill HLA Special Projects Director for further information. The SPAPC form is
available in the Document
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