Elk Creek Farms

October 2005 BOD Meeting Minutes

October 2005 Minutes

Minutes from October 24, 2005 BOD Meeting

I. Minutes from August 26, 2005 meeting approved

II. Newsletter/Website

It was agreed that the newsletter would be posted on the website monthly and that a paper newsletter would be mailed quarterly which included all monthly newsletters from that quarter

III. Developer Issues

A. Chris LaPak advised that a walk through with the Township had taken place and he agreed to make a follow-up inquiry to V. Mantegna regarding the outcome

B. Walk through for open space, common areas, basins, etc. needs to be made

C. Board identified problem areas as follows: 1) undisturbed areas; 2)construciton debris; 3) basins

D. Complaints made directly to Penn Twp. -The Board determined that the substance of the complaints involved and were confined to paving, strom sewers and a sewage pumping station, all of which were to be addressed by the Twp.

IV. Diane Hernandez Letter-The Board determined that the Cleary boat/trailer had been removed. GED was tasked to follow up with the Penn Twp. CEO regarding the Burton shed/fence.

The Board agreed to put a reminder in the newsletter about restrictions on sheds/fences and that the restrictions are being enforced

The Board again reviewed the HOA declarations/restrictions and determined that trash cans are not permitted to be stored outside (Art. 11. No. 7). There was also discussion about wood piles, sheds and parking on the grass. The latter were tabled for future discussion.

The Board discussed a further complaint about compressor noise with regard to a suspected SCUBA tank filling operation being operated out of a home . The homeowner claimed that tanks were “only filled for friends”. GED was tasked to follow up with the CEO on this issue.

The Board discussed a homeowner complaint about kids playing football in common area between 51-53 Mystery Rose Lane. It has affected the lawn and may need to be reseeded, trees planted or both.

V. Budget

The Board discussed a proposal with Shew Mgt. To raise the HOA fee. It was determined that There are provisions in the declarations that require a surplus to be credited to the owners and a restriction on any increases above 5% of the prior year. It was determined that a meeting to discuss the above with Shew was appropriate. Paige Willover agreed to set up the meeting.

Posted by captainlapak on 03/05/2006
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