MERIDIAN VALLEY MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
June 9, 2010
CALLED TO ORDER BY
PRESIDENT ED BANGSUND at 7:05 p.m.
ATTENDANCE:† Ed Bangsund, Jan Lewis, Dale Mjelde, Jim Schack, Frank Wisdom, Bob Steiner, and Cheryl
McLaughlin and Ryan Thrower
Guest: Major Dhami†††
Mr. Dhami addressed the Board with
concerns and thoughts about the parking of the Security truck.† It was decided that Dale Mjelde
would speak to Mr. McCrone about parking the Security truck in the upper
parking lot when not in use.† We will
also approach the new homeowner, when sold, about parking on the previously
used parking pad at Lot 225.†
MINUTES:† Approved as written
REPORT:† Jim Schack
Profit and Loss Budget vs. Actual through May 2010 was distributed for
review.† Discussion was held, copy
attached in file.
Long Range Plan is OK, even though in June the value dropped about 10%.
lots have not paid the homeowner dues.†
Four are not occupied and we have placed liens on the
properties.† The fifth homeowner has
now made a partial payment and will be paying the rest by the end of the
IRS needed a copy of the original determination letter; it has been
sent.† The copy of the original
application form and supporting documents Ė form 1024 was also requested;
we could not find it and have asked a different department of the IRS to
supply us with a copy of it so that we can give a copy to the IRS auditor.
COMMON GROUNDS:† Ed Bangsund
up damage to plants after the 132nd
Ave. accident outside fence.
Land Care was hired to restore Lot 171ís
yard Ė we will probably need to continue maintaining the property.
control was used on all three gate planters.
be ordering 50 yards of bark, will try to keep the bill under $1,000.
- Craig Bensonís
backhoe was used to straighten shrubs at the north gate.† The damage was caused by a residentís
- The front
entrance and the Thompson fence shrubs are still open issues.
to keep the common grounds costs under budget by $1,000.
SECURITY:† Dale Mjelde
- I notified
all homeowners that have commercial vehicles parked over night on their
driveways about the violation of the DORs.†
After many tries I was able to speak to the homeowner of Lot 313
and Lot 6; Lot 274 will be contacted by
6 owner said he would take care of the vehicle in question.† Lot 313
owner stated he had been parking in his driveway for 20 years and that the
Board would have to sue him.
accident at north gate, resident take to the hospital; full report
attached in file.
WEBSITE:† Robert Steiner
Posted the May Meeting minutes to the website.
Sent distribution e-mail reminding residents of
the annual Meridian Elementary Fun Run, scheduled for the MVCC perimeter road
on Saturday, June 5, from 8:30 to 10:00 am.†
Still working on backup system for guardhouse
computer.† Supposed to be a proposal and
cost estimate for a backup system which I have not seen.
FACILITIES:† Ed Bangsund for Bill McLaughlin
Holmes Electric completed the guardhouse
lighting and rewiring.
Holmes electric installed new fuse boxes at the
north and south gates.
Guardian quarterly maintenance review went well.
A street light was replaced.
No news on the Garner fence dispute.† The Cole property was sold March 31st.† Jim Schack will continue to try to contact
the new owners concerning the road easement.
ARCHITECTURAL:† Frank Wisdom/Jan Lewis
- We are
having the normal spring time requests.†
Due to members traveling, we have had only four members for the
last few meeting.
owner of Lot 95 has been out of town.†
Frank will speak to the owner concerning yard maintenance.
owner of Lot 255 mowed the yard, but the
property still needs maintenance; Frank will handle.
- Jan met
with the owners of Lots 264 and 265 concerning property tree removal.† The dispute has been resolved.
PRESIDENTíS REPORT: †Ed Bangsund
of Lot 88 called with concerns about coyotes.† Discussion was held, we will remind
residents of the importance of refraining from leaving food and pets
outside which attracts wild animals.
A watershed meeting for residents affected by hole #12 creek work will be held in late June.
- The Fun-Run
held by Meridian Elementary went smoothly.
will have a July MVMA Newsletter, all articles are to be submitted by June
30th.† We will inform
residents that from now on the newsletters will be available via e-mail,
on the website, for pick up in the office, and only upon request mailed.
Board members should be seeking candidates for the 2011 Board of Directors.
ADJOURNED:† 8:45 p.m.
Minutes prepared by Cheryl Havener