July 16, 2007

Call to order/opening remarks by President 7:13 P.M.

Board Meeting minutes approved as submitted: June 18, 2007 (MSC); June 23 2007 (MSC); June 25 2007 (MSC) 7:15 P.M.

Owners Forum (Owners may address the board - 2 minutes each) 7:20 P.M.

Concerns: Several homeowners attended and voiced their concerns regarding: starting board meetings promptly at 7:00 p.m.; whether services, such as cable, can be excluded from monthly fees; which board members are up for re-election at the November annual meeting and how a homeowner would pursue a board position; why a property management firm was not chosen when hiring a new manager for the HOA; parents asked about new playground options, commercial or not.   A homeowner reported that the bamboo along the entire front of his home is “sick.”

Requests: Homeowner requested his driveway be repaved; available board members will attend an informal meeting with         several homeowners to consider various concerns.

Violations 7:56 P.M.

  • OWNER: Failure to cleanup after pet…teenage girl did not pickup poop on hillside grass across the street from her house. Violation found $75.00
  • OWNER: 1) vandalism, breaking tv left for landscapers
           2)  vandalism breaking sprinklers
           3)  noxious/offensive activities, harassing and threatening
                another homeowner
           4)  vandalism, graffiti on freeway wall  Violation found 1,2,3; total Fines $500.00

Manager's Report 8:45 P.M.

  • Landscape irrigation problem along Ashburton road is almost resolved.
  • Installation of irrigation along the sound attenuation wall is almost complete. Because it was installed by association employees, the membership has realized a savings of approximately $14,000.
  • Financials: in FY 07 the association lost approximately  $20,000  due to foreclosures; to date in FY 08 $6,683 has      been lost.
  • Resolution regarding 90 day delinquencies / loss of privileges: manager recommended the board consider a             resolution regarding loosing the use of common area amenities for those homeowners who are 90 days          delinquent in payment dues. The board will review revoking privileges for non-payment after 60 consecutive days.          (MSC)

New Business 9:00 P.M.

  • Nancy Talledo foreclosure appeal: the board requested proof that the  mortgage is current and a substantial payment be made toward the outstanding balance in order for the board to consider her appeal.
  • Landscape requests:
  • 17529 Fairlie Road – new plantings denied; landscape crew will put mulch around existing plants. 17614 Fairlie Road –the board authorized no changes. 17534  Fairlie Road – jade plants that were removed are to be returned. Landscapers will mulch any bare areas to retain moisture in soil.

Adjourn to Executive Session 11:42 P.M.

Prepared by Sandra M. Witt / Administrative Assistant

(MSC) Motion, Second, Carried