MERIDIAN VALLEY MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
August 10, 2011
CALLED TO ORDER BY
PRESIDENT Bill McLaughlin at 7:10
ATTENDANCE: Bill McLaughlin, Jan Lewis, Dale Mjelde, Mike
Rucker, Barb Farley, Bob Steiner, and Cheryl Havener
Absent: Frank Wisdom
and Brian Applebury
Guest: Jack Ottini
Jack Ottini reported that all the reflectors have been
re-attached. The creek project will be
done next year. The City plans on
installing an 18” retaining wall on the edge of the wet lands on the homeowners
side to prevent flooding this winter. A few legal issues must be worked out
MINUTES: Approved as written
REPORT: Mike Rucker
Assessment Collection: The
Board is continuing action to collect from the one remaining privately held
property with unpaid dues.
Budget: Provided copies of
the budget vs. actuals through July 31st, copy in file. Expenses for the past month have been
tracking to the budget.
should begin preparing their committee budgets for next year.
FACILITIES: Jan Lewis
with Kim at gate to coordinate repair of inbound visitor and exit
gate. Repairs require a boom
truck. Scheduling to work around
activities at the golf club.
quotes are being sought for repair of driveway/mailbox/tree at the
Prien/Silliman property line.
of north/south chain-link fencing open for further discussion, concerns
raised last month over the need for expanded ‘security’ for residents/guests
climbing over the fence, using the electrical control box for the gate
painting and replacement of worn window coverings at the guardhouse will
be scheduled for mid-September.
skate board policy is still being worked on.
SECURITY: Dale Mjelde
boarders have been an issue. They
have been asked to stay off of the newly paved condo driveway – it is very
hard to see them when backing a car out of the garage. The boarders have also been seen being
pulled by a car – in one incident, the child was identified and the parent
MVCC: Brian Applebury – no report
PROPERTIES: Barb Farley
and discussed a list of items that members have brought forward as
concerns. Trent promptly began work on the items
and has brought them under control.
He plans to paint the speed bumps toward the end of August or
beginning of September so they will be fresh and bright for the winter
nights. Trent also transplanted two large grass
plants from a resident’s yard to the median strip at the north
entrance. Those plants are looking
rather sickly at this time. He will
give them another two more weeks.
If they don’t improve, he will remove them.
WEBSITE: Robert Steiner
Posted the July meeting minutes to the website.
Added two new residents to the e-mail
Ran the virus software and defragged the MVMA
ARCHITECTURAL: Frank Wisdom
letters were sent out in July. So
far this month, twelve letters have been mailed. Most requests were for tree removal,
re-roofing, and painting.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Bill McLaughlin
was held concerning the unpaid dues for Lot
265. Mike Rucker will send a
an email from Lot #189 owner. When the tenant moves out in April, he
hopes to have the home sold or a new single family tenant; until then he
will speak to the renter concerning the DORs and policies.
should be recruiting potential
Board members – we should try to have at least four homeowners to run for
the two positions.
next newsletter will be sent September 1st. All articles should be given to Cheryl
by August 20th.
next Board meeting will be at 7:00 pm on September 7th. The Architecture meeting will be the
same night but at 6:00 pm.
are a lot of cracks in the streets.
This repair should be included in the budget for next year. After the city checks the storm drains
for needed repairs; the cracks could be sealed by the same contractor.
curbs have grass growing in them, Trent
will be asked to spray these areas.
Some of the larger gaps may need asphalt.
ADJOURNED: 8:10 p.m.
Minutes prepared by Cheryl Havener