August 4, 2015

ECHPOA MEETING MINUTES FOR August 4, 2015

The meeting was called to order by Vice President Jeff DeBerry at 7:09 p.m.

Minutes of the July 1st meeting were read by Jeff.  Motion to accept the minutes as read was made by Karen Ellis and seconded by Bryan Murphy.   The motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report was read by Karen Ellis.  Motion to accept the minutes as read was made, seconded and carried.

July 1, 2015

Fish Fund                          $    2,251.31

General Fund                         7,486.75

Checking Account            $ 9,738.06

Income:

Membership Dues            $     105.00

Fishing Permits                $     100.00

Fish Food Machine          $      124.50

Corral                                  $     285.32

OTHER:

Total Income:                   $    614.82

Expenses:

Colorado Natural Gas      $        41.84   June – July gas bill

IREA                                    $       25.82   June – July electric bill

OTHER:

Paul Ellis                            $        59.87*

*(Thermometers for composting=$33.00, Buckets, lids, and scoops for fish food=$26.87)

Total Expenses:                $     127.53

August 5, 2015                                      85 members, 72 with fishing permits

Fish Fund                           $  2,448.94

General Fund                          7,776.41

Checking Account           $10,225.35

Activities Report   Dale Wark reported there are no social events until the October 24th Hot, Sweet, & Spooky Harvest Fest.  Motion to accept the report was made by Ken Perdew and seconded by Karen.  The motion carried.

Blog Report   Karen reported 383 hits, 5 articles, 4 new pictures and 1 new page.  The count is down from last month but still above average.  Motion to accept the report was made by Dale Wark and seconded by Bryan.  The motion carried.

Building Report   Felix Beall reported that the front steps have been repaired.  Next week he will be adding the hand rails.  The next project will be GFCI outlets in the corrals and lighting in the hay building.  Motion to accept the report was made by Paul Ellis and seconded by Bryan.  The motion carried.

Bulletin Board Report   Karen reported that the brochure boxes had to be filled twice.  The last several new members have used the brochure to join.  Motion to accept the report was made by Jeff and seconded by Bryan.  The motion carried.

Corral Report   Jeff reported that there are currently 7 horses but all eight spaces are reserved.  The roofs have been removed from two sheds.  Saturday morning volunteers will put the new roofing materials up.  Motion to accept the report was made by Walt Wark and seconded by Bryan.  The motion carried.

Pond Report   Karen reported we are still looking for a pond manager.  Mary Robertson is doing trash pickup and feeding the fish once a week.  A safety sign about children on the dock will be put up Friday. Old signs will be replaced with new signs with updated information.  Motion to accept the report was made by Bryan and seconded by Walt.  The motion carried.

Old Business   Paul and Karen went to a workshop for HOA members.  They got a lot of useful information.  They have met with our insurance agent to be sure board members have coverage in case of a legal suit.  We have ‘at will’ membership and we are all volunteers.   Some legal issues about by-laws and covenants were also discussed.

New Business   There will be a fund raiser for Scott Kingery on August 15th run by Platte Canyon Fire Company to help pay large medical bills.  Jeff reported there is no organized Neighborhood Watch but we are a community of neighbors helping neighbors.  Please report what you see.

Bryan Murphy volunteered to replace Charles Banks on the board.  After the meeting the current board moved to accept Bryan as President.  Jeff will become the 2nd signature on our checking account.

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made at 8:20 p.m. by Jeff and seconded by Bryan.  The motion carried.

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