Wagner Lakes Association, Inc.
2013 Spring Information Letter
members serving terms for 2013 / 2014 are: President Joe Vetick
910-8732, Vice President Gary Abegglen 564-4995, Colleen Bray
564-9020, Nick Larson (402) 304-2245, Craig Riley 564-9551, Dirk Wagner
910-5067, Mark Wagner 386-5558, Matt Mueller 562-7722, Larry Ruffner
562-9017 and Secretary / Treasurer Karen Bulkley 564-7423.
LAKE SAFETY MANAGER Please contact Gary Podraza immediately if you observe dangerous activity occurring on the lake. Provide a description of the boat or the identification number if possible. His number is 402-910-8690 or 563-2414. Please refrain from parking boats on the south side of the island area. No tubes are to be pulled in NO WAKE areas or channels. State law requires all children under 13 wear a coast guard approved life jacket. Life jackets must be available for all occupants in your boat.
length of ropes for tubing was discussed at length by the board. The
length will remain at 40 due to the size of our lake and safety
issues. Here are instructions for Cleat Hitch:
Take a turn around the base of the cleat, and then bring the line
over the top of the cleat
Wrap the line back under the arm of the cleat opposite the first turn,
then back over the top of cleat.
Wrap under the first arm a 2nd time and then back over the top of the
cleat. You have now made
Pull the free end tight and you have the neat, tidy and secure Cleat
- THIS IS PROHIBITED Do not dump grass clippings, plants,
aquarium water, fish, minnows, leftover bait or any other items in the
lake. This may introduce invasive species to the lake. If you
observe dumping please contact Gary Podraza or any other board member
immediately. Dumping along the fence line or dike area is also
CLEAN UP - Lake clean up will take place Saturday, May 4 at 1PM.
Please meet at the storage units at 1PM. Following clean up,
refreshments and pizza will be provided at Diane Leffers.
SALE - The neighborhood garage sale will be held June 7th
and 8th. Call Karen at 564-7423 before May 20th,
if you would like your address listed in the Columbus Telegram and
RUN AROUND The DTRA will take place on Saturday, July 20th.
Please be aware traffic will be restricted to one lane approximately 35
to 40 minutes between 8:00AM and 9:00AM.
AND HABITAT Nebraska Lake Management will be shocking the lake
to remove rough fish on Tuesday, May 21. The Fish and Habitat
Committee may place hardwood trees in the lake for fish habitat.
Only members of the committee are allowed to place these in the lake.
SAFETY EDUCATION CLASS State law requires all born after 1985 to
complete this class. Information may be found on the Game and Parks
You may also contact Karen at 564-7423 or Gary Podraza 910-8690 for more
information. A boater safety class may be offered in the winter if
enough interest is expressed. The cost is $10.00.
Please remove trees which have died from beetle infestation or
disease ASAP. If you reside on a leased property it is your
responsibility to remove the diseased trees.
Sand is not allowed to be hauled in unless it is retained.
Exceptions must be approved by all board members.
Only non phosphate fertilizers are to be used on lawns.
Renters have no lake rights. Renting leased properties is not
CONTROL If you see physical damage or beavers please contact
Gary Abbeglen at 564-9445.
COMMITTEE In addition to obtaining required permits from the
city for building, remodeling or fencing please contact Colleen Bray and
Joe Vetick. They will review the plans and specs to insure
covenants are followed.
/ PETS Please carry a receptacle for excrement when you are
walking your dog. Do not allow dogs to poop in your neighbors
yard. This has been a constant complaint brought forward. Remember
that due to previous complaints NO PETS ARE ALLOWED ON THE ISLAND
CONSIDERATE When boating or 4 wheeling be considerate of the
noise level especially at night when neighbors are sleeping.
regulations, and information may be found on the website:
All ATVs must use the designated access over the dike
Rules, regulations and information may be found on the website - www.megavision.com/wagnerlakes . Please feel free to contact any board member with questions or concerns. We will do our best to answer your questions.