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Archives Page
Here you will find a listing of past communications with the Eagle Lake community, historical documents spanning back to the founding of the organization in 1907, documents about water quality in the lake, and any legal documents (such as permits and by-laws) that the ELPOI has. This is an incomplete list, as many of the organizations older records currently exist only in paper form; these are being digitized and added as time allows.

  • 1907-1935 Meeting Minutes Page- Preorganizational information letter, annual meeting minutes, membership list.
  • Annual Meeting Minutes Page- A collection of our annual meeting minutes currently available in electronic form. More will be added as they become available.
  • Board Meeting Minutes Page- A collection of our board meeting minutes currently available in electronic form. More will be added as they become available.
  • Communications Page- A collection of our organizational communications currently available in electronic form. These include documents sent out by the ELPOI, recieved by the ELPOI, and sent between various members of the organization.
  • Financial Records Page- Here are the financial records broken down by year and by who the acting treasurer was at that point in time. Expenditures, reciepts and treasures reports.
  • Fish Stocking Information Page- Data related to fish stocking in Eagle Lake from both the organization and the state.
  • Funding Sources Page- a listing of the funding souces/grant applications utilized by Eagle Lake for milfoil removal that fall outside of our normal opperating budget.
  • Maps of Eagle Lake Page- Maps showing Eagle Lake and the surrounding area, as well as plant distibution maps and proposed treatment locations.
  • Newsletters Page- A collection of our newsletters currently available in electronic form. More will be added as they become available.
  • Past ELPOI Officers Page- A listing of our currently know past officers, the positions they served in, and when they served. Additional information will be added as our historical documents are digitized.
  • Permits Page- Documents related to the completion of permits towards the maintainence of Eagle Lake as well the permits themselves.
  • Plant Surveys (Eagle Lake) Page- Surveys of Eagle Lake that studied either individually or in combination the location and distribution of native vegetation or the locations and distributions of the invasive Eurasian Water Milfoil.
  • Septic Dye Test Results Page- (2000) 82% of properties tested, 100% passed
  • Water Quality Reports Page- CSLAP Reports and other independent water quality reports that are currently in electronic form.

Lake Reports

5/2010 Eagle Lake safe boating informational hand out.

10/2009 Study for Out Flow Rates at the Spillway Dam

2001-06 Lake Use Survey Results- Results of the Survey of lake residents and community on lake use and management options

June 18, 2001 Cover letter to residents regarding lake use and management

2001 US Army Corps of Engineers Preliminary Restoration Plan- A report for an Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration based on 2001-7-2 site visit. The determination was that milfoil is a problem but that a Section 206 program was not appropriate for Eagle Lake.

2001-06 Lake Use Survey- Survey of lake residents and community on lake use and management options

02/13/1996:North Shore Soil Survey Results (limestone buffering in the lake)

Annual Reports

6-2009- Annual Report

2006- Annual Report

2005- Annual report from the board

2004- Annual Report

2000- Annual Report

(more when available)

Miscellaneous Information
By-Laws Documents
The Eagle Lake Property Owners, Inc. (ELPOI) was established in 1907 and incorporated in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that serves to protect mutual interests of it's property owners and to maintain the environmental and recreational quality of Eagle Lake.

Our Mission is:
  • The restocking of Eagle Lake from state and local hatcheries
  • The regulation and control of a uniform lake level
  • The prevention of pollution of Eagle Lake's waters
  • The protection of spawning beds
  • The protection of the mutual interests and property of it's members
  • And for such other objects and purposes as may from time to time be determined upon by the members of the organization for protecting the mutual interests and property of the members.

July 11, 2009- Annual Resolution- Mission Statement

2004- (Current)

2002- Draft Revision- revisions made in red

April 22, 1996- Certificate of amendment of the certificate of incorporation.

1996 Annual Resolutions- Resolutions related to; mission statements, responsibility tasking of ELPOI officers, banking, communications, levying of assessments, dues amount, and standing committees.

1995- by-laws after incorporation

7-23-1993- Constitution and by-laws and update to certificate of incorporation.

4-9-1993- Certificate of incorporation and draft by-laws.

1992- June updated by-laws and constitution.

1990- retype of the 1949 by-laws and constitution.

8-13-1908- Constitution and by-laws as adopted. G. F. Humphries copy.

1907- Original constitution and by-laws


Ice Information
Ice Out Dates
April 13, 2017 March 18, 2016
Between Feb 23 and April 20, 2015

April 21,2014

April 18, 2013 April 22, 2011
April 10, 2009 April 20, 2008
May 1, 2001 April 5, 2000
March 31, 1995

US Army Corps of Engineers Ice Thickness and Strength Guide

NYS DEC Ice Thickness Guide- from the Democrat and Chronicle


Miscellaneous Documents

Peter Buechner Chicken BBQ Recipe

The Battle of Eagle Lake in the Year of '86- Poem related to Eagle Lake lake level issues.

The Naming of Eagle Lake- as reported by a letter from Carolyn Harris July 30, 1901

How much water falls during a rain storm? USGS water science

TV Fool Signal Calculator- Intrested in watching over the air television at Eagle Lake? Use this nifty web app to see what channels you might be able to tune in based on your location around the lake!