Douglass Ranch HOA

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Douglass Ranch Property Owners Association, October 7, 2008

Summary of the Douglass Ranch Home Owners Association / Property Owners Association
Board of Directors Annual Meeting Minutes

dated October 7, 2008




Rick Koth, President
Susan Festag, Vice President
Terry Sickler, Treasurer
Tom Washburn, Secretary
Tom Sosnowski, Roads and Grounds

Topics addressed include:


Elk Creek Fire Department discussed fire mitigation techniques for home owners.

Presidents Report

  • Filed CC&R changes with Jeffco

  • Adopted DR annual Operating Budget

  • Firefighter dinner – April

  • DR taxes filed

  • Newsletter published (4)

  • Stop sign repair

  • Board meetings (5)

  • Private road overlay cost validation

  • DR Governance policies published.

  • Shaffer's Ranch development coordination

  • Snow removal contract (Ray's Snowplowing)

  • Firewise Evaluations by ECFD

  • No fire mitigation day this year – limited interest

Treasurers Report

  • 2008 Summary Expenditures

  • CD Status (Road Fund)

  • Yearly Comparisons through Third Quarter

Nominations and Election of Board Members: Two positions are open.  One was filled.


New Business Items


  • Shaffer's Ranch Development Information: Elk Creek is planning for a legal fight over possible land condemnation for a road to another tract of land owned by Mr. Lewis.


Member Comments


  • Do the new policies conflict with existing DR Articles & Bylaws. Answer: No. The policies relate to details not covered in existing DR governing documents.

  • Are the new policies are given to potential buyers. Answer: Not usually.

  • Tom Sosnowski was thanked for his efforts at organizing a mass driveway seal coating this past summer.