News You Can Use!

  • June 2018: From Jeff Price: “The Gull Lake Association’s (“The Gull Lake Dam Folks”) annual meeting will be held on Monday, June 25 at 7pm at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary Auditorium.   We will be discussing replacement of the dam.  We encourage you to attend.”
  • May 2018: Splash Island is coming to Gull Lake this summer!
  • May 2018: Save the (revised) date! Idlewild Annual Dinner/Meeting schedule for Wednesday, June 20th @ GLCC
  • Mar 2018: Yard waste pickup resumes first week of April (every other Tuesday)
    • ONLY PAPER YARD WASTE BAGS ACCEPTED – NO PLASTIC
    • UP TO FOUR BAGS ALLOWED PER CUSTOMER IN ADDITION TO THE CONTAINER (CALL TO ALLOW AND BE BILLED FOR MORE THAN FOUR)
    • BRUSH MUST BE BUNDLED, WITH BUNDLES NO MORE THAN FOUR FEET LONG BY TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER
    • NO LARGE BRANCHES
    • NO LOGS
    • NO DIRT
  • Jun 2017: Following up from the Annual Meeting, re: Gravel Pit: A hearing regarding the gravel pit issue is scheduled to take place before 8th District Court Judge Westra on July 20 from 1:30 to 4 pm.
  • Apr 2017: 2017 Dues Form is now available – please print and return with your dues
  • Jun 2016: June, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes (PDF)
  • May 2016: May, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes (PDF)
  • Mar 2016: 2016 Dues Form is now available – please print and return with your dues
  • Oct 2015: Recycling customers, you will no longer need to sort recyclables, and your bins will be exchanged for free for a 96 gallon cart the week of October 26th.  Pickups dates remain unchanged.
  • Aug 2015: The Salvation Army will be in Idlewild on Thursday, August 13th. Just place your boxes/bags at the street by 8AM, with a sheet of paper marked “Salvation Army.” It’s that easy!
  • Jun 2015: 2015 Annual Meeting Minutes (PDF)
  • Jun 2015: Be on the lookout for an orange kayak, lost from Highland Park in the storms of Monday, 22 June.
  • Jun 2015: The Idlewild Directory has been updated, and can be downloaded from the password-protected Directory section of the website.
  • May 2015: A reminder as our busy season approaches: tell your family, tell your friends, and tell your contractors that the posted speed limit in Idlewild is 15 mph. Please help us be safe this summer!!
  • May 2015: Bill English of the Gull Lake Association reports that the Gull Lake Dam appears to have survived Saturday’s magnitude 4.2 earthquake in fine shape!
  • Mar 2015: Save the date! Idlewild Annual Dinner/Meeting schedule for Wednesday, June 17th @ GLCC
  • Mar 2015: 2015 Dues Form is now available – please print and return with your dues
  • Sep 2014: Updated Idlewild Directory has been posted. Please email Treasurer for password.
  • Aug 2014: Posted speed limit in Idlewild: 15 MPH
  • Jul 2014: Republic Waste has informed us that we were incorrect when we said that you didn’t need to separate recycling — sorry about that! You must continue to separate glass, metal and plastic from paper and cardboard. It’s best to put the paper and cardboard in paper bags.
  • Jun 2014: 2014 Annual Meeting Minutes (PDF)
  • May 2014: Idlewild now has a Facebook Page!
  • Jun 20132013 Annual Meeting Minutes (PDF)