Security & Infractions

Infraction Committee Members: Roger Lankford (Chairman), Carl Butcher, Bob Clemens, Jim Gibbany, James Funk, Kyle Loehnig; Mark Leggett (Board Contact).  Safety Coordinator: Jason McTheeney.

The following reports by Lake Security officers list infractions and other enforcement contacts:

2020 — August Infractions & Warnings

Safety officers issued 32 infraction notices during the month of August.  The infractions are as follows: No Boater Safety Card - 4 Movement Conflicting – 2 Unauthorized Watercraft – 2 Careless Operation of Watercraft - 2 Failure to Maintain Trash - 2 Peace...

LV Safety Department Goals

An 8-page report focusing on the mission and goals of the Lake Viking Safety Department has been compiled. This report includes 1-year goals, 3-year goals, and 5-year goals and emphasizes a need to update the lake's watercraft before the start of the 2021 season. The...

2020 — July Infractions & Warnings

Safety officers issued 53 infraction notices during the month of July. The infractions are as follows: Excessive Night Speed – 7 No Boater Safety Card - 6 Movement Conflicting – 4 Unauthorized Watercraft – 4 Careless Operation of Watercraft - 3 Failure to Maintain...

2020 — June Infractions & Warnings

14 new infraction tickets were reviewed during the committee meeting held July 11; five people that attended in person for their ticket. A total of $1,320 in fines were issued. The warnings seem to be working to get members attention. The committee has challenged...

Boater Safety Update

In an effort to gain voluntary compliance with the association handbook, the Safety Department would like to remind you of a couple of rules. First, when operating a vessel at nighttime, you are required to display state approved navigational lighting when underway....

2020 — May Infractions & Warnings

5 tickets came before the committee and 5 fines were imposed: two for dogs roaming, two for decals missing on boats and one for misuse of a dumpster. Mark Leggett suggested that the Infraction Committee and Safety must work hand in hand. Mark presented an outline of...

2020 — April Infractions & Warnings

 24 pending tickets held over from 2019 and 2 already for 2020; Mark Leggett spoke with Roger Lankford about changing the April 25 meeting to May 9 (people will be notified of the meeting change)

2019 — October Infractions & Warnings

11 tickets with fines ranging from $80 to $320. Included in these tickets were no sealed container for trash, no dumpster at construction site and no silt fence, among other infractions. Eric Odette asked if we could give new members a list of some of the most common...

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