MERIDIAN VALLEY MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
February 10, 2010
CALLED TO ORDER BY
PRESIDENT ED BANGSUND at 7:05 p.m.
ATTENDANCE: Ed Bangsund, Bill McLaughlin, Jim Schack,
Frank Wisdom, Bob Steiner, Ryan Thrower and Cheryl Havener
Absent: Jan Lewis and
MINUTES: Approved as written
REPORT: Jim Schack
Profit and Loss Budget vs. Actual through January 2010 and the Edward
Jones statement for January was distributed for review. Discussion was held, copy attached in
homeowners that have not paid their 2010 dues have been called. Those owners that are not paid by the
end of next week will have remotes deactivated and possible notifications
send concerning a property lien.
COMMON GROUNDS: Ed Bangsund
Rodwell (MYARD) trimmed the vegetation on the outer eastside of the south
gate. This will accommodate better
viewing of oncoming traffic.
was asked to repair the entry sign and replace damaged shrubbery at the
main gate outside planter. Damage
occurred at 1:13 a.m. February 5, 2010.
shrubbery scheduled for 144th did not survive the winter – MYARD will
SECURITY: Dale Mjelde / Ed Bangsund
computer contacted a virus. Local computer support group, CaresTech,
was called on January 14. The computer
was reinstalled and checked out January 18.
security pick-up truck with a seat organizer.
back-up options for guard house computer, Bob Steiner will research.
pick-up truck taken to Evergreen for decal installation.
from resident Lot #291 about outside dog walker. Discussion was held, anyone walking thru
the main gate should be treated the same as cars entering. A card will be given to dog owners reminding
them of the requirement to carry a bag to pick after the dog and that they
should not allow the dog to use homeowner’s yards, but rather use the
quote from Bob McPherson at Pacific Security for 2010 costs.
Increase of ~ 3%. Discussion was
held, the wage proposal was agreed upon, but the distribution to the DLR
should be changed giving the guard more pay and the company less
profit. Dale will negotiate with
- Our new
security guard, Anthony, is in training and will soon begin the night
shift. (10:00 to 6:00)
WEBSITE: Robert Steiner
Posted the January Meeting minutes and February
Newsletter to the website.
Defragged and ran full virus check on the office
Updated the committee listing for the
FACILITIES: Bill McLaughlin
was held concerning the owner of Lot #158’s
request for the moving of the speed bump in front of their home. It was agreed that the MVMA would not
pay for the moving of the bump. A
letter will be sent to the owner.
- An up-date
was given on the southwest boundary line and fence move. A map of the area was distributed for
review, copy attached in file.
ARCHITECTURAL: Frank Wisdom/Jan Lewis
requests were reviewed at the February 3rd meeting. One request was approved and the second
given a conditional approval provided a sketch of the landscape revision is
submitted ahead of starting work.
letters or phone calls will be made to ten residents in need of yard work.
year’s committee has nine members including the two co-chairs.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Ed Bangsund
Dinner on January 24, 2010 was attended by all except Wisdoms and Pat Mjelde.
Sharrah related that interface with Lot
#267 is much improved.
26 meeting – Watershed Co., Craig McCrone, Craig Benson, Jack Ottini and
Ed Bangsund, concerning $42,106 bid for hole #12.
27 meeting – Jack Ottini, Dennis (Metro) and Ed Bangsund. Viewed and
took photos of hole #12 creek.
28 meeting – Dennis, John Cameron (Dennis’s boss) and Ed Bangsund
8 meeting – Jim Schack, Jack Ottini, Craig Benson, and Ed Bangsund met to
discuss agenda and strategy for next day’s meeting.
9 meeting – Beth Tan and Alex Murillo (City of Kent
Public Works), Jim Schack, Craig McCrone, Jack Ottini, Teresa
Daly (Lot #39), Craig Benson and Ed Bangsund.
The problem at hole #12 was discussed using maps, pictures and testimony
from Mrs. Daly. Several alternate contacts were provided. Fish
and Wildlife, K.C. Creek Conservation, etc. Public Works showed us their
surface water management priority map. We are Medium Priority.
water issues at hole #12 were discussed.
The Board supports Mrs. Daly’s concerns. Jim Schack and Ed Bangsund will continue
to work with her and possibly help with the legal side. The Board believes that the City of Kent and Metro
should work to rectify the problem.
Possibly the Fish and Wildlife will help to force the issue.
February newsletter was printed at MVCC.
MEETING ADJOURNED: 9:15
Minutes prepared by Cheryl Havener