Homeowners Association Meeting Minutes-- December 11, 1997

Monthly Board Meeting

Board members present:
Bill Boardman
Rich Kasper

Kevin Currier

The meeting was called to order at 7:20 by the President, Curtis Mays. The minutes of the November meeting were circulated. A motion was made by Rick Kasper to approve the minutes. The motion was seconded by Bill Boardman.

Treasurers Report:
There is $3,260.21 in the checking account. $30,875.32 in the savings account. There are still ten people who owe homeowner fees. Letters where sent out to these homeowners. The letter advised if the payments are not paid by the end of the year they would be referred to our attorney. The one homeowner who had a lien on there property paid all but 1997 dues.

A budget was prepared and discussed. Taxes for the open space are put in the budget this year. Once the open space is turned over from Larry LeBlanc and Archie Kenyon, the Association will have to pay the taxes. There was some discussion of moving $20,000 of the savings to a CD.

Entertainment Committee:
Caroling will be Sunday December 21st.

Grounds Committee:
Ken Burke discussed the bike path. He read a list of the bike path regulations. Motorized vehicles will not be allowed on the bike path.

Newsletter Committee:
The newsletter is on-line and will be distributed shortly along with the agenda and proxy form for the annual meeting. The annual meeting will be Wednesday, January 14th at South Road School.

Covenants Committee:
Bob Cruz advised a letter was sent to the homeowner who has not properly taken care of their property. In the early spring, the committee will visit the homeowners to make sure they understand exactly what the violation is.

Insurance Committee:
Curt Mays and Todd Buckley are working with local agencies to get the bids for the common land and Board member and Officer insurance.

Architectural Review Board:
No requests this month.

Old Business:
Speeding issue - Rick Kasper sent a letter to the Chief of Police requesting traffic signs.

Kingston Water District - The KWD is not happy with our request for payment. The board researched the issue before making our request and feel it is move than fair. There was some discussion regarding whether it should be put on the agenda for the annual meeting. It was decided it should be. Two thirds of the homeowners must approve any easements.

New Business - A blood drive will take place at South Road School Sunday December 14th from 9am until 1pm. Rick Kasper made a motion to spend $35 for food to supplement the juice and crackers supplied by the Red Cross. It was seconded by Bill Boardman.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:55.The next meeting will be January 8, 1998.