MERIDIAN VALLEY MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
March 10, 2010
CALLED TO ORDER BY
PRESIDENT ED BANGSUND at 7:05 p.m.
ATTENDANCE: Ed Bangsund, Bill McLaughlin, Dale Mjelde,
Frank Wisdom, and Cheryl Havener
Absent: Jim Schack, Jan
Lewis, Bob Steiner, and Ryan Thrower
Guest: Jack Ottini
MINUTES: Approved as written
TREASURER’S REPORT: Jim
Schack – abs. written report submitted
- Copies of the current summary of Account Receivables,
checking statement, and Long Range Plan were distributed for review. Discussion was held, copies attached in
- Copies of the 990 Tax Return for 2009 prepared by
Shannon & Associates, LLP were distributed for review by the
Board. M/S/P to accept the Tax
Return as being accurate. Bob Steiner
will post the Tax Return on the website.
COMMON GROUNDS: Ed Bangsund
to conduct start-up of all irrigation systems.
sign at 142nd and 255th.
- The mowing
of 240th grounds outside the gate has begun.
shrubs along 144th fence (opposite Thompson condo).
is anxious to continue 2010 contract.
Will talk to Javier concerning the weeds on the vacant lot.
bill for damage to front gate planter, should be around $45.
SECURITY: Dale Mjelde
- There were two home invasions in our community. We need to be pro-active by keeping
doors locked in our homes and vehicles.
Reports from our security and the Kent Police are attached in file.
- The Security guard contract has been negotiated.
WEBSITE: Robert Steiner
Posted the February Meeting minutes to the
Sent out e-mail to MVMA distribution list
informing residents of recent burglaries of two north end residents.
Added three residents to e-mail distribution
list, undoubtedly because of security e-mail.
E-mailed Security Tips, prepared by Stacy Judd,
Public Education Specialist for the City of Kent Police Department to MVMA
e-mail distribution list.
Still working on backup system for guardhouse
FACILITIES: Bill McLaughlin
- An update was given on the moving of the fence. One of the owners outside the fence is
still holding up the projects completion.
Discussion was held, Bill will send a certified letter, stating our
ARCHITECTURAL: Frank Wisdom/Jan
- Three letters were sent in February. There are five approvals this month with
two pending requests. There will be
a few site visits concerning yard maintenance.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Ed
- A status
report was given on the City of Kent’s
Project H-1, alternate 1. Kent
will restore the creek near Hole #12.
The Fish & Wildlife Department agrees it needs to be done. We will try to push the project to “High
Priority”. Hopefully it will be
completed before fall.
- An easement
resolution was discussed. M/S/P
granting the City of Kent the necessary
easements and access to the area required to accomplish the Meridian Valley creek Restorative Project
H-1, Sub basin H-19. Copy of signed
resolution attached in file.
- An IRS
audit for 2007 is scheduled for Monday, March 29, 2010. Ed Bangsund, Jim Schack, Jack Ottini,
and Cheryl Havener to attend.
- We have not received a bid for the circuit breaker
panels, we will check with Kim.
- The Security truck parking pad has not been used by
the truck. When the home sells, the
Security chair will approach the new owner about its use.
- In the next newsletter, we will inform residents that
future newsletters will be sent via our distribution list. It will also be available on the website
and mailed on request.
MEETING ADJOURNED: 8:20 p.m.
Minutes prepared by Cheryl