ORCHARD KNOLLS HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC (HOA)

PO Box 4225, North Potomac, Maryland  20885

WWW.ORCHARDKNOLLS.ORG

Minutes – December 12, 2005

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD)

President

Richard Schinner (RS)

301-977-5196

evantage@comcast.net

Nov 2008

VP, Detached Homes

Lisa Goodman (LG)

301-963-3807

Nov 2007

VP, Town Homes

Eileen Solomon (ES)

301-330-2876

betamax14@comcast.net

Nov 2007

Treasurer

Mohammad Homaitabar (MH)

301-318-8446

homaitabar@yahoo.com

Nov 2008

Secretary

Reardon Sullivan, PE (RDS)

301-330-6429

sully@wfteng.com

Nov 2007

                                                                                                               

 

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE (ARC)  - Volunteers, Appointed by BOD – Indefinite Terms

Member

Kathy Wyatt

Member

Dennis Zepp

Member 

Val Puddington

Acting Chair

Lisa Goodman

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS & MINUTES REVIEW : 

Call To Order:

President Called Meeting to Order at 7: 05 Pm. 

Absent Members:

N/A

Guests:

None

Guest Presentations

None

 

 

DECEMBER MEETING:

 

1.                  The meeting minutes from the annual meeting were reviewed and accepted.

 

2.                  Positions were discussed and set for 2006 as:

 

President:         Richard Schinner

Secretary:         Reardon Sullivan

Treasurer:          Mohammad Homaitabar

VP SF Homes:  Lisa Goodman

VP THs:            Eileen Soloman

 

3.                  There appears to be ridge in the blacktop near the corner of Blackberry Drive and Cherry Blossom Lane. It was noted that water appears to puddle and freeze at this location. Board to review options with the blacktop company.

 

4.                  The reserve study that was discussed at the annual meeting is underway. RS will follow-up with the chair of the committee Mike Dietz.

 

5.                  The sprinkler contract was voted on and approved for $1760. This includes seasonal service to the system. A copy of the contract was given to RDS.

 

6.                  The contract for the community landscaping was reviewed and approved. RS was able to negotiate a contract that was ~$2,000 less than the prior year. The proposal for 2006 and 2007 is locked at $22,650 per year. A copy of the contract was given to RDS.

 

7.                  The replacement of the bridge near the creak was reviewed for March /April expense. The board to get pricing from “TML”.

 

8.                  MH to transition the mail box key from the prior secretary.

 

9.                  ES to get the shed key to RDS. It was discussed to add a motion sensitive light to the outside of the maintenance shed to deter vandals. RDS and RS to investigate.

 

10.              RDS was given official sign in documentation and the vote counts from the annual meeting.

 

11.              The contract for the snow removal was approved. This contract is a “per push” contract and not a T&M contract like the prior contract. The board hopes that this type of contract will save the association money. A copy of the contract was given to RDS.

 

12.              RS provided a summary of the county council voting regarding the proposed PGC zoning application. A copy of Delegate Joan Stern’s letter opposing the PGC was also provided for record along with a letter from 8 Citrus Grove Ct.

 

13.              MH to transition files from the prior Secretary and forward same to RDS.

 

 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

 

1.                  MH provided copies of the association financial statements for the period ending 10/31/05. ABS noted that there may be an error with the Pepco bill. The board to review. ABS also provided a copy of the State Farm bill for payment authorization.  Payment was authorized.

 

 

 

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW:

 

1.                  A letter regarding repairs to 15710 Cherry Blossom Lane was reviewed. The letter required the homeowner to correct stated deficiencies within from the date of the letter (undated)

 

2.                  The ARC request by 5 Cherry Blossom Court to remove a small tree was review and approved. Copy given to RDS for filing.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT Meeting adjourned at 8:20 pm.

 

 

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