Minutes

11 resident/homeowners attended as well as 2 officers, President Austin Schafer and Secretary/Treasurer Casey Hughes, for a total of 13  people.

Introduction by HOA President Austin Schafer, attendees introduced as well

Austin read minutes from last meeting, held May 9th 2019

OLD BUSINESS

  • A discussion about the proposed bylaws followed
    • Contact was made to Toussant & Coaty HOA Attorney’s Office.
      • No desire to spend money on advice at this time.
    • Our HOA is a non-profit organization, as documented from the IRS dated December 31st 1964,
    • We need to file paperwork requesting pro-bono legal assistance wherever possible                                                                                                                                              
    • The aim is to get bylaws current and legal
    • last updated in 1984

Homeowners posed questions on issues and discussion followed on:

  • What are we trying to accomplish?
    • Do we have a mission statement
    • Do we want to be an HOA? Or a Co-op?
  • Income
    • Dues
    • Asset distribution
  • Road maintenance
    • A separate meeting was proposed to gather volunteers and discuss
      • Safety
      • fire mitigation
      • Legal Scrub
      • Gas lines
        • Per Co Nat. Gas, State, County — you hit the gas line – you buy it.
  • Ponds
    • Maintenance
    • Ice hockey
  • The HOA building,
    • turn into rental?
    • Zoning of the Building? MR2? Address?
    • Repairs needed to bring up to code
      • Basement
      • Doors
      • Fire/Security systems

NEW BUSINESS

  • Increasing awareness/attendance of HOA meetings
    • need 10 members to vote on anything
    • Newsletter proposed
    • Identifying community outreach
    • Calendar on website
  • Proposed usage for HOA building
    • Community center for residents, usages may include
      • Craft Fairs
      • Bingo
      • Hockey
      • Community garden
      • Rental for private functions
        • Fees proposed
          • $50/4 hours
          • $100 all day
        • Cleaning
        • Deposit
    • Acquisition/Donation of goods and services
      • Furniture
      • Paint, flooring, kitchen equipment, etc.
    • Center-improvement day
      • Painting and repairs
      • Playground/park grounds spruce-up
      • Date TBA
  • Hunting arrows found on private property
    • Two separate incidents/residents with small children
    • Turned over to CPW for investigation
  • Community/resident Picnic Saturday July 6th
    • Ponds/Community Building
    • 10 AM —2 PM, weather determining factor
    • Chips, soda provided
    • Games, entertainment
    • BBQ Challenge
      • grill provided
      • Attendees bring own meat
    • Sign by mailboxes
  • Planning for ponds this winter
    • Hockey leagues

submitted by Secretary Casey Hughes