How FLOA serves the community

FLOA manages the following for the Association:

  • A History Room at the Community Center House.
  • A semi-annual Highway Clean-up of Hwy 260 through Forest Lakes.
  • Obtained a Special Use Permit with the U. S. Forest Service, specifically the Black Mesa Ranger District, for a Green Waste Transfer Station on nearby forest property for the disposal of residents’ compostable debris.
  • Obtains permits from the county and provides liability insurance coverage for an annual Charity Ride over the 4th of July Week-end.
  • Donates funds to local organizations based on need or request.
  • Assists the Library to support Kid's Summer Programs and help to buy books.
  • Generated a petition in 2018 to present to Verizon Wireless for improved service in Forest Lakes with the result of being able to have a 150' tower installed at the fire station property.
  • An Annual Membership Drive
  • A Bulletin Board located on the SE corner of Merzville Rd. and Old Rim for community use.
  • A website that includes information about the Forest Lakes community 
  • A secure database of all Forest Lakes property owners with emergency contact information for each property in case of urgencies, emergencies, or evacuations.   This list is shared with the sheriff, fire and water district only when necessary. 
  • The publication of an annual Phone Directory 
  • An Email Distribution List used for communications with residents such as announcements, emergency situations, weather watches, fire reports, road conditions and neighborhood news.
  • · An inventory of equipment such as tables, chairs, and beverage containers. These can be requested for use by members and other local organizations for off-site events

FLOA coordinates and sponsors several events for community enjoyment :

  • Small group club activities, such as Bunco and card games.
  • Community Markets – 3 per year in the summer season.
  • Pancake Breakfasts, Rummage Sales and Bake sales on the Saturday of Memorial Day & Labor Day week-ends as a fundraiser.
  • Summer concerts - 2 or 3 per summer season.
  • Classes and programs for enrichment to the community