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Happy Holidays and Have a Wonderful New Year!

Welcome to the Wooded Shores Property Improvement Association, a not-for-profit homeowners association originally chartered in 1945 under the Illinois Not-for-Profit Act as the Wooded Shores Property Owners Association. We are located on the southeast shoreline of beautiful Wonder Lake.

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About Wooded Shores

The Wooded Shores Subdivision is incorporated into the Village of Wonder Lake, villageofwonderlake.org. We are located on the east side of our private Lake, The subdivision is approximately one mile north of State Route 120 off of east Wonder Lake Road in McHenry County, Illinois.

well established

We are a well established, small residential subdivision

outstanding features

The outstanding features of our subdivision include mature ash, hickory, oak and walnut trees and a private beach, park, pier and boat ramp located on the east shore of Wonder Lake.

deeded access

Every property in our subdivision has deeded access to the lake, a private 830 acre recreational reservoir created in 1929 by the construction of a dam across the Nippersink Creek.

Wooded Shores Board

Current Board Members
Position Name Address Phone#
President Joe Houston 3216 E Lake Shore Drive (773) 639-7781
Vice-President Bruce Hanson 3222 E. Lake Shore Drive (815) 728-8809
Secretary-Treasurer Richard A. Hilton 3237 E. Lake Shore Drive (815) 653-3912
Beach Commissioner Benjamin Lippert 3210 E. Lake Shore Drive (815) 575-6458
MPOA Director Richard A. Hilton 3237 E. Lake Shore Drive (815) 653-3912
MPOA Delegate Joe Houston 3216 E. Lake Shore Drive (773) 639-7781
Director Steve Bittner 3201 E. Lake Shore Drive (847) 525-2071
Director Michele Wirtz 3202 E. Lake Shore Drive (815) 282-1067
Director Dave Stevens 3235 E Lake Shore Drive (847) 624-0654
Director Benjamin Lippert 3210 E. Lake Shore Drive (815) 575-6458
Director Quentin Lindsey -------------- -----------
Alternate Director TBD -------------- -----------

Meeting Minutes

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Beach News

Beach Commissioner

Benjamin Lippert can be reached at (815) 575-6458 between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM


The Wooded Shores Park and Beach Spring clean-up is TBD followed by picnic. Bring dish to pass. Rain date is TBD

The Wooded Shores Park and Beach 2024 Fall clean-up TBD *

Annual Meeting

Annual Homeowners Meeting: First Sunday in March at the MPOA office
(March 3rd, 2024, 1:00 PM at the MPOA Meeting Room, 7602 Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, IL)

Want To Run For Position?

Any member who wishes to run for the open positions must notify the Secretary no later than February 12, 2024. Please mail your request to the address shown below or call the number listed below.
WSPIA, P.O. BOX 37, Wonder Lake IL 60097

particular concern you would like addressed?

If you have a particular concern you would like addressed, please contact Dick Hilton, 815.653.3912 to have it included on the agenda. If you get an answering machine, please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible. There will be a sign-up sheet available at the meeting for additional items you may want to be discussed. If you are interested in being involved but do not wish to make the commitment of being a board member, there are various committees that need your support. Please let us know if you are interested.

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