April 3, 2021: 10:00 a.m. EPBA Meeting
Saturday morning breakfasts have been temporarily cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
The Association Building will be open on Saturday mornings from 9:00 to 10:00 to accept membership applications and exchange keys. Please wear your mask to protect yourself and others during this time.
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Eagle Point Bay “Summer Holiday” Raffle
We are excited to announce this year we will be holding a special “Summer Holiday” Raffle. Why is this fundraiser special? Winners will be drawn on the 3 Summer Holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day. Once you buy your raffle tickets you will be entered into all 3 drawings. There will be one major prize at each of the three events, and several small prizes to be given away. You do not need to be present to win; however, if you are a winner, you will need to make arrangements to pick up your prize at the Association Building.
Prizes already donated include: three $25 Troop Veterinary Services gift certificates, five $12 Finish Line Car Wash discount cards, Ryobi One+ 18v 2 Piece Combo Kit, hand embroidered Summer themed queen size quilt, Tractor Supply July 4th beach bag, Insulated Picnic Bag, Southern Trust Bank/Goreville cooler with soda & snacks, 2 Black Diamond Harley Davidson gift bags, ONN DVD Player, Pepsi cooler filled with Pepsi products, Regions Bank gift basket, as well as donations from several Eagle Point Bay members. Prizes are still coming in; however be sure to check out the businesses listed below that are supporting Eagle Point Bay.
Ticket prices are $5 for 6 raffle tickets. There are 12 Raffle Tickets included with this Newsletter. Our goal is for all members to purchase these 12 tickets, or more! Buy $20 worth of raffle tickets and you will get an extra sheet of 6 raffle tickets, giving you a total of 30 tickets (we will fill out your extra raffle tickets for you). More raffle tickets will be available on Saturday mornings. Please print your information on the raffle tickets, and don’t forget to write down your phone number. Checks should be made payable to Eagle Point Association. Please do not mail CASH. You can put your raffle tickets in the secured mailbox outside the Association Building, bring them in on Saturday morning, or mail to 80 Spring Cove Drive, Goreville, IL 62939.
FYI: SHAWNEE COMMUNICATIONS
White Construction has started work on Shawnee Fiber to the home build-out to Lake of Egypt homes and surrounding properties. To register your interest in fiber internet, visit shawneefiber.com. For information regarding Fiber Internet pricing or the size and nature of the construction project, please call
Shawnee Communications at 800-461-3956.
Reminder: Label Your Property!
A severe storm passed through our area on June 28, 2018. Damages varied, from uprooted trees (below) to overturned floating docks. Let this be a reminder to everyone to clearly label your property with your subdivision number and lot number. Eagle Point Bay is Subdivision number 14. If you own lot 271, then your property should be labeled: 14-271. SIPC recommends labeling anything that can blow or float away, such as boats, docks, floats, chairs, life jackets, etc. This will help protect your property in the event of another such storm!
New Johnson County Law on UTV Usage
There is a new Johnson County law that places restrictions on UTV usage on County roads. If you drive a Utility Terrain Vehicle and/or recreational off-road vehicle (ATV, golf cart, etc.) on our roads, you must have a valid permit from Johnson County and meet the requirements of the ordinance. It is in your best interest to read the law as posted and acquire the necessary permit from the County. To read the ordinance, click here.
Building Use Policy
On August 2, 2014 , the Board of Directors adopted a Building Use Policy. Briefly, the policy states:
Free use of the building will be accorded to organizations which
- submit a document stating their composition and purpose to the Board
- have at least 60% paid EPBA members
- guarantee open enrollment to all EPBA members
- be approved by the Board.