TEN MILE LAKE ASSOCIATION
"…dedicated to the preservation and improvement of Ten
Mile Lake and its environment."
Thank you for your interest in the Ten Mile Lake Association. TMLA is
non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization dedicated to preserving the beauty and
cleanliness of Ten Mile Lake. Tax deductible membership dues are $40 per fiscal
year (August 1 - July 31), and membership includes minor dependents. Besides
three newsletters per year, association members receive a directory (published
every two years), and various other informational items pertinent to the
well-being of the lake.
The association was chartered under the laws of the State of Minnesota in
1952 and presently has 636 members. The association's activities are conducted
by elected officers and directors and by appointed committees. Committee
participation is encouraged. The organization's annual membership meeting takes
place on the first Saturday in August.
The Ten Mile Lake Association welcomes new members. If you are a Ten Mile
resident or visitor and are interested in becoming an Association member, please
click on the link to the New
Member Application Form.
Download and print the form and fill in the information as you wish it to
appear in the TMLA Directory. Return that form, along with your check for $40 made out to:
Ten Mile Lake Association, Inc. PO Box 412 Hackensack, MN 56452
Should you not be able to download the above mentioned form, one can be
mailed to you. Please contact Phoebe Alden, Membership Secretary,
at phoebealden @ arvig.net.
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Article II of the TMLA Bylaws provides the following membership information:
Section 1. Membership. There shall be three categories of Association
(a) Family membership 1 - Property owner of Ten Mile Lake, Cass county, and
on property immediately contiguous thereto, the membership to include spouse and
dependent children. (b) Family membership 2 - Legal adult children of property
owners in Category (a), the membership to include their children and spouses.
(c) Associate membership -- General public.
Each family membership in good standing in Category (a) and (b) is eligible for one vote on matters
brought before the membership for action. The vote may be cast by any legal
adult holding a current membership in Category (a) or (b). Category (c) is a
Section 2. Annual Dues. Dues for memberships shall be fixed by a two-thirds
vote of the Board of Directors and may be changed from time to time by similar
Section 3. Contributions. Contributions may be made by any individual or
entity in support of the purposes of the Association,
provided that all such contributions, whether financial or in kind, shall be
subject to the approval of the Board of Directors as stipulated in the current
TMLA Gifting Policy.
Section 4. Continuity of Membership. All memberships are for one calendar
year and are automatically terminated if annual dues remain delinquent after 180
Section 5. Property rights. No member shall have any right, title or interest
in or to any property of the Corporation.
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