Alpine Village Property Owners Association
    August 10th, 2022  
 
 
 
 
Introduction to AVPOA  
 
The following is a brief introduction to our private community located at the north end of Pigeon Lake (approx 10 minutes east of Bobcaygeon) in Ontario, Canada. This website is a tool to comunicate current events and information to our membership.
 
Also to inform Realtors who deal with prospective buyers interested in our community. New homeowners are encouraged to reveiw the information on this website, specifially the Docks & Parks page for clarity regarding the AVPOA regulations and costs. 
 
Any questions or concerns please use the Contact Us page and we will respond as promptly as possible. 
 
Alpine Village Property Owners Association
15 Bay Island Drive,
Trent Lakes, Ontario, 
Canada
K0M 1A0
 
or 
send dues to: alpinedues@outlook.com 
or
Call: 705-731-9811 
 
Events Page Snapshot 
 
 
August BBQ announcement.
 
No Fishing, swimming or loitering on docks,
they are Private Property.  
 
Directors message regarding un paid dues.  
 
June 2022 AGM minutes are posted on the Secure Members page 
 
The new 2022 By-laws for waste management and backyard burning permits can be found at www.trentlakes.ca. 
    
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 About the Association
 
The Alpine Village Property Owners Association Inc. (AVPOA) is an incorporated Not for Profit Association (NPO) entity. The Letters Patent describes the duties of the Board of Directors who carry out the day to day busines of the association. 
 
The association is comprised of the membership who are the homeowners residing in Alpine Village. Since 1978 the members yearly nominate a select few to act on the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The newly elected BOD then continue the business of the association for that fiscal year. 
 
The fiscal year is July 1st to June 30th of each year.
 
The AVPOA is governed by its Letters Patent and By-Laws from 1978 to most recent rulings defined by the Not for Profit Corporations Act, 2010
 
About this Website
 
 The Events and Alerts is a public page that contains information for meetings and various social activities hosted by the AVPOA. From time to time there may be alerts regarding fire restrictions, wild life activity or water system updates to be relayed for the safety of the membership.
 
The Parks and Docks page is a public page that expands on the cooperation of use for our parkland with regard to current events. Also municipality notices, fire regulations (temporary fire restrictions) regulatory By Law changes are also posted here.
 
For boat owners please review the Trent Severn Rules and Regulations that governs our shoreline and waterways. Extensive information is provided on this page for existing and prospective boat owners looking for launch and docking priveleges. We also suggest to re-visit as each season approaches for regulation changes.
 
The Membership page is a quick reference for basic AVPOA information mostly to do with annual fees and forms. Privacy Policy, Mission Statement and Code of Conduct are posted on this page. 
 
Forms; Current record keeping is ongoing part of the association business and we have streamlined the two main forms. Every resident will send the Membership form yearly, also a Boat & Dock form if applicable. These are now quick and easy to do, will take about 5 minutes. The information is stored electronically by the director in charge into the avpoa database.
 
There are several Secure pages that contain the business and private documents, reports, minutes and financials. These pages are password protected for security reasons and can only be accessed when each member is current with their membership and dock fees.
 
Should you require a paper copy of a document please go the Contact Us page and email your request.
Or you can speak with Mike direct;
705-731-9811 
 
Thank you for your support.
 
 Board of Directors
Last edit July 1st, 2022
 
Fiscal Year July 1st, 2022 - June 30, 2023 
 
   
 Mike Kelsey              President
 Pat Sexsmith    Vice President 
Matt Bays                Treasurer 
Mary Nelson            Secretary 
Dominic Losenno          Docks
Cindy Comtois                Parks
 
Associates
Norma Jean Nelson
Shawn Doyle
Gary Taylor 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMPORTANT MEMO
 
CANADA'S NEW ANTI SPAM LAW (CASL)
 
       Starting July 1, 2014 Canada's Anti-Spam Law will regulate all Commercial Electronic Messages sent or received by computer in Canada. This will include electronic newletters from other business affiliations and from the Alpine Village Property Owners Association.
 
Background: Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was passed into law in December 2010 and comes in force on July 1, 2014. 

     
 There is a 3- year transition period, to July 1, 2017, for certain categories of "implied consent" as described in (a) to (c) below. CASL will regulate all "Commercial Electronic Messages" (CEMs) sent or received by computer in Canada, as well as a broad range of electronic/online activities, including digitally collecting email addresses without consent (address harvesting).
 
Notes;  * express consent does not expire; if someone subscribed to your email list before July 1, 2014, their consent stands until they indicate otherwise. Note: express consent cannot be obtained using a "pre-checked box" in an email; CASL is an "opt-in" regime.
* examples of implied consent that may apply to member lake association include:
 
a) recipient has an "existing business relationship" with a no-profit organization if the recipient was a member, purchased a prdict, good or service from the organization in the preceding two years; or, in the past six months, the organization recieved from the recipient an inquiry about a product, good or service.
 
b) recipient has a "non business relationship" with a non-profit organization if the recipient is not currently a member but was in the preceding two years, or volunteered for or donated to, the organization in the past two years.
 
c) recipient gave business card to sender, or recipient's electtronic address is "conspicuously published" (eg. online) and the recipient has not said " don't send me emails" and the CEM is relevant to the recipient's official role or duties.
 
Therefore; Where there is implied consent in an existing business or non-business relationship that has already included the communication of CEMs, "Businesses and people may take advantage of this transitional period (to July 1, 2017) to seek express consent for the continued sending of CEMs.
           
           
                           
             
 Contact Information:

email: alpinevillage@hotmail.ca

Ph: 705-731-9811 
 
 Affiliations
 
Federation of Ontario Cottage Association:
FOCA represents over 500 cottager associations. Providing support on property taxation, healthy and sustainable environments, effective land use planning, emergency services, rural crime, fire safety, and safe boating. 
 
Trent Severn Waterway and Parks Canada
These are Federal and Provincial agencies who govern the waterways, lakes. They provide the guidelines that the AVPOA advocate to the dock and boat owners of the association.
 
Township of Trent Lakes;  formerly the Galway/Harvey/Cavendish Township
This is the Municipal Agency that provides information of the local by-laws, information for Ontario Provincial Police, OPP, Fire Department, By-Law Officers for our law abiding citizens of the municipality.  
 
http://www.trentlakes.ca