GCCHLA Board Meeting Minutes - May 7, 2010
May 7th, 2010 (Unapproved)
Location: Vogt Residence
Otto & Kelly
Curtis & Tina
Heather and Darrell
Matt & Missy
Meeting: June 19th,
2010 (Annual Picnic and Cleanup)
Meeting Acceptance: N/A
- Jim started off
the meeting with
discussion concerning his running for Clear Creek County
Nobody at the meeting had any issue (technical or moral) with
pursuing this and remaining on the board as president.
Dues and Liens
- Dave Gallaher and
Rusty Stewart are looking into procurring a grant to obtain a portable
saw mill that may be used for beetle kill trees.
should keep track of activites and hours spent on fire mitigation
in case it becomes possible to receive retroactive grant reimbursement.
indicate that we may lose as much as 90% of our lodgepole pines over
the next 5 years.
was noted that the fire hazard from beetle killed trees is not so
immediate as later on when the dead trees fall and provide pathways for
was a great deal of discussion around our HOA's issues with getting
home and landowners in our area to pay at least the minimum dues we
need to maintain our Forest Service access permit and insurance.
- Jim has been
researching both past GCCHLA HOA actions and case law and determined
HOA board from the earliest days of incorporation had, in fact, voted
that liens could be imposed and in addtion, had even voted in stiff
penalties for non-compliance.
- Case law from
locations as close as Evergreen fully supports the right of an HOA to
impose dues and file liens.
- Nobody on the
board really wants to be that
kind of board that puts liens on property but many feel that we've
reached a point where that may be the only way to proceed if we are to
keep up with our obligations.
- The following
motion was made:
Homeowner's Association President [Jim Vogt] shall inform in writing,
all property owners that homeowner's association dues are mandatory in
the amount of $50 per year. The written notice shall provide
months for those who have not paid to do so. After that time,
lein shall be placed on the property. The written notice
include an explanation of the use for the dues. Real Estate
Title Company offices in the area shall also be informed that dues are
The motion was
& Otto VanGeet, Craig Wandrey, Matt & Missy Taylor,
Judy Gallaher, Sergio Panelo
& Tina DePoyster, John Bottomley, Heather & Darrell
Annual Picnic and Neighborhood
second motion was made to raise the dues from $50 to $150 to
include road maintainence.
The motion was defeated:
All board members in attendance opposed.
- A motion was
made to hold the annual neighborhood cleanup (free trash day) and
picnic on June 19th.
The motion was approved by all in
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