The mandatory lake lowering in 2018 presented a rare opportunity to complete some additional projects at a much lower cost, during a short window of time in which they would otherwise not be accessible. One of those projects was to repair or replace the floating dock and deck at Dolphin Beach. Access to the deck during construction was minimal during the Spillway Project, therefore, reconstruction of the deck had to wait until the Spillway Project was nearing completion.

At the request of the Lake Management Committee, the Management Staff solicited bids for repair in late July 2018, three months before the Spillway Project was expected to be complete and the lake was expected to be allowed to return to normal pool. Through the bidding proce...

The MPOA office will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st  in observance of the New Year. For immediate assistance, please call First Service Residential at (703) 385-1133. Normal office hours will resume on Wednesday, January 2nd  at 8:30 a.m.

Congratulations to our "whimsical" 2018 Holiday Home Decorating Contest winner! Please remember to stop by the MPOA office to claim your prize.

Thank you to all who participated and contributed to the holiday spirit. Have a safe and merry remainder of the season!

The deadline is near, so make sure to vote for your favorite home in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Visit to vote. Every “like” on each picture equals one vote! Cast your vote as soon as possible because the contest ends at 5:00 p.m. tonight (Dec.26)!

Demolition of the deck and construction of the pavilion at Dolphin Beach are scheduled to start approximately January 7th. Lowering the lake as it relates to this project is also scheduled to begin January 7th. The lake will be lowered 3 feet the first 24 – 48 hours, then 6 inches per day thereafter. The lake level is expected to be lowered approximately 7 feet below normal pool and will remain low for several weeks. The lake will be allowed to rise to normal pool 48 hours after the concrete footers have been poured. Questions or concerns can be directed to Phil Webber, MPOA Operations Manager by phone 703-670-6187 or by email

Fa la la la la la well done to everyone who participated in this year's Holiday Home Decorating Contest! Here are this season’s categorical winners, selected by the Garden Club of Montclair:

-High Wattage Holiday: 4290 Candlestick Court
-Yuletide Traditional: 15818 Vista Drive
-Winter Whimsy: 15897 Beaver Dam Road
-Overall Favorite: 4691 Fishermans Cove

To view pictures of the nominations, visit the Montclair Facebook page: to vote for your favorite. Voting begins today and will remain open until December 26th. Each like per photo will qualify as a vote for that house.

Don’t forget you can nominate yourself or a fellow neighbor in the home holiday decorating contest. Nominations are due December 16th. The Garden Club of Montclair will pick winning homes in the following categories:

Overall Favorite

Yuletide Tradition

Winter Whimsy

High Wattage Holiday

Judging will take place Monday, December 17th so make sure you are shining bright that evening. Keep an eye out on so you can vote for your favorite home in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. The last day to vote will be Wednesday, December 26th.