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Meeting Minutes July 12, 2021

Lake Zoar Authority

 P.O. Box 931

Southbury, CT 06488

Email: [email protected]

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The regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority was to be held on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson St, Newtown, CT 06470.

Commissioners Present:

Gary Fillion, Chairman

Bill May, Treasurer

Jerry Kozera

Dick Speer


Frank Cavallo

John Downs

Herbert Garber

Herbert Garber

Lesley Pires, Secretary

Mark Saksa

Jeff Thomas

Chairman Gary Fillion called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with 4 of the 10 members present. Due to lack of quorum, an official meeting could not be held. No business was conducted. Per request, members of the public were allowed to speak, and commissioners shared information as follows:

A resident commented about swans on the lake. The LZA will forward the information to the CT DEEP.


Bill May, Treasurer, share that cash on hand totaled $105,332.52 with total balances equal to $184,464.62.


Dan Semosky, Marine Patrol Coordinator shared that there are still frequent PFD violations on the lake. He shared that the no wake zone near the construction area is being adhered to by some drivers but not all.


Chairman Gary Fillion shared that the first annual weed treatment was rescheduled for July 15, 2021, with a rain date of July 16, 2021. There is a pre-treatment survey of the weeds being conducted. There is also a new invasive species of crab that has been reported in the lake.


Chairman Gary Fillion dismissed the group at 7:50pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Lesley Pires, Secretary

The minutes are not considered official until approved at the next regular meeting of the Lake Zoar Authority to be held on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Oxford Town Hall.

Click here to download the 07-12-2021 Minutes

Click here to read the proposed agenda for the 08-02-2021 LZA meeting