November 8, 2016 Meeting Minutes

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Topic Summary: Covenants Amendments, Covenants Variance, holiday light contest, Lighting, Mowing, Richmond Entry, Social Events, Welcoming Baskets

Call to Order: A Board Meeting of the Savannah Crossing Homeowners Association was held at the Glen Carbon Public Library on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The meeting convened at 6:10 pm, President Mike Homann presiding.

Roll Call:

Board Members Present:

  • Mike Homann, President
  • Blake Berner, Vice President
  • Aaron Heepke, Treasurer
  • Megan Irvin, Secretary, Co-Communications Director
  • Matthew Thouvenot, Webmaster
  • Jake Snyder, Landscaping Director
  • Randy Clements, Safety Director
  • Suzanne Tatlici, Welcoming Director, Co-Communications Director

Board Members Absent:

  • Dawn Dimitroff, Social Director

Neighborhood Attendees:

  • Dawn and Sherri Guardiola

Approval of Prior Meeting’s Minutes:

Reports of Officers:

  • President: Richmond Entry status. To discuss final details in new year
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Reports of Committees:

  • Communications: Moving forward with Winter Lights contest 12/18
  • Landscaping: Adding commercial lighting to Savannah Entrance
  • Safety: Would like to look into additional street lighting
  • Social: Next social event is Easter (4/16/17)
  • Webmaster
  • Welcoming: Welcome baskets planned to deliver this upcoming weekend

Old Business:

  • Winter Light Contest: Board approved prize of $50 to local restaurant
  • Grass Cutting Responsibilities: Mike Homann to make contact with mowing company

New Business:

  • Clinton and Brooke Frye Fence Proposal: Alexandria Dr. as brought forth by the Architectural Committee the Fryes want to install a tan color fence to match the motif of their house. All fences must be white or wrought iron as dictated in the C&Rs. The board voted to deny this request.
  • C&R Amendments: Proposed changes:
    • Section 5: Change that any variance needs to be approved by the Village of Glen Carbon and the homeowners Architectural Committee.
    • Section 6: Add no above ground pools will be permitted, even if partially buried. Add any pools and/or hot tubs need to be approved by the homeowners Architectural Committee.
    • Section 10: Change to exclude wood as an acceptable material for the use of fences.
  • Will communicate to the sub-division that these changes will be voted on at upcoming HOA meeting (Wed 3/14). Will follow up as needed via google form and door-to-door for quorum.

Next Meeting: January 10, 2016 (Tuesday) 6 pm at Glen Carbon Senior Center.

Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned at 7:31 pm.