Har-Ber Meadows POA Board Meeting
Board members in attendance were: Rob Frits, Rob Stark, Jerry Martin, Hope Feiner, Jamey Smithson, Ralph Gresham, and Tommy Hensen.
Board Members absent: Nancy Brown, Judy Hammond and Glen Jones.
Also in attendance were: Alicia Hines, Treasurer; and John Duke, Property Manager
Resident Concerns: Concerns were notes for the trees in Isaac Orchard and the commercial properties cleaning it up and keeping it their properties mowed. John Duke will follow-up. Steelman’s requested approval from the Board to construct a sunroom on the north side of their home with a heat pump. ARC could not approve. Jerry Martin motioned to approve, seconded by Jamey Smithson. The motion passed 7-0.
Declaration of Quorum: President Rob Frits presiding.
New business: Donnie Rutledge was in attendance for knowledge and insight for Discussion of 56th Street Property. The board has been presented with an offer from the City of Springdale for a portion of the East perimeter of the POA adjacent to 56th Street at a value of $12,400.00 . After further discussion from the board Jerry Martin made the motion for the 56th Street Committee to counter the City of Springdale’s offer to request value of the property at $1.49 per square feet, seconded by Jamey Smithson. The motion passed 6-1. Not in favor Tommy Hensen.
Donnie Rutledge also consulted with the Board in regards to fines/assessment’s to residents if they don’t comply with current covenants and what is the best approach within Har-Ber Meadows. Donnie indicated that more research needed to be done and the topic will be furthered tabled until a later date.
Secretary’s Report: The minutes were previously emailed to all members of the board for their review. Ralph Gresham moved to approve the March 24, 2014 minutes, seconded by Rob Starks. The motion passed 7-0.
Treasurer’s Report: presented by Alicia Hines. Alicia emailed the actual reports to board members for their review prior to the meeting. Alicia also reported to the Board that the second round of dues will be sent to residents who have not paid their POA dues yet and the announcement for the annual meeting scheduled for May 19th. Jerry Martin moved to approve the March, 2014 financial reports, seconded by Rob Stark. The motion passed 7-0.
Property Manager’s Report: presented by John Duke.
Architectural Review Committee (ARC) – presented by Tom Jefocat. 2 news homes have been approved and 1 landscaping. The old playground needs mulch.
Security and Neighborhood Watch – presented by Jamey Smithson. Security camera’s are in use within Har-Ber Meadows. People are fishing and not catching and releasing. There was a reported break-in at a house and they are looking into the details. Children are unattended walking around the ponds. Teenagers hanging out at the lake areas.
Lakes – presented by Ralph Gresham. Running through a dry time. Need to turn on circulation pumps so the lower lake doesn’t get low. Ralph Gresham motioned to purchase 20 carp for a cost of $200.00 that would be spread through-out the lakes in Har-Ber Meadows. Seconded by Rob Stark. Motion passed 7-0.
Landscape and Facilities- Cleanup dates have been set for the 2nd Saturday of each month starting at 8:30 AM with juice and doughnuts provided for those that help.
Long Range Planning Committee-
Old Business Follow-Up:
Annual Meeting – has been scheduled for May 19, 2014.
Voting and Board authorizations via email: 3-25-14 to 4-28-14: None
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:14 PM.
Respectfully submitted this 23rd day of June, 2014.
Rob Fritz, President