May 21, 2008
Meeting was called to order
by President Chris Leedle at 6:35 p.m.
- Board members were
present with the exception of Lori Gibson.
- Mike Swanson, the
Association’s representative from Kappes Miller was present.
- There were 7 homeowners
Minutes of the 4/16/08 were
approved with reading waived.
- (They have been
posted on the Assn. website for over 2 weeks.)
Treasurer’s report was read
Status of the insurance
- No report since
Lori was absent.
Repair and painting the
perimeter fence: Fence Committee members Don Maynard and
Brian Legate reported they are still exploring options for repairing
and painting the fence.
- Discussion followed
about the estimated painting cost ($30,000) and the possibility of a
“Work Day” to complete essential fixes and paint this summer with
the strong possibility of a special assessment to complete repairs/replace
- The committee will
have further information at the June meeting and expects to take action
in July 2008.
Duane was asked the status of getting the signs done. A $700 deposit
was authorized and sent to the contractor at the April meeting.
- Duane reiterated
the contractor needed dry weather and agreed to follow up for a completion
Duane reported that the City
of Vancouver would be putting up radar in the neighborhood on June 9
to encourage travelers to slow down.
- A second radar setup
is planned for August.
Kim Codino brought up that
some grass/planting areas were damaged when the road was dug up recently
and asked whether the contractor had agreed to repair same.
- Duane said that
was Qwest putting in fiber optic cable.
- Mike Swanson (K-M)
is to contact Pacific Landscaping, our service provider, and get a bid
to repair the area after which it will be sent to Qwest seeking reimbursement.
It was brought up that many
homes have deteriorating paint and that it appears the homeowners have
not been notified; this after a recent drive-through by K-M.
- Mike Swanson conveyed
that K-M wasn’t responsible for every detail of the covenant enforcement.
- Chris Leedle said
that wasn’t what the board had been told when Brett Shockey, K-M General
Manager was soliciting the Assn’s business.
- Mike promised to
look into it.
- A ‘finding’
is expected by the next Exec. Bd. meeting,
It as also brought up that
the board was not receiving the month-end financial reports.
- Though we’d asked
several times to receive the reports by the Exec.
Bd. meeting date (2nd Wednesday) the report continues to
be delivered at the Bd. Mtg. where the board has no time to review
and ask questions.
- FURTHER DISCUSSION
regarding this matter will take place at the Exec. Bd. meeting of June
The meeting closed at 8:15
Clearmeadows Community Association