Douglass Ranch HOA

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Douglass Ranch Property Owners Association, October 14, 2009
Summary of the Douglass Ranch Home Owners Association / Property Owners Association
Board of Directors Annual Meeting Minutes
dated October 14, 2009
John Alme, Vice-President
Terry Sickler, Treasurer
Susan Festag, Secretary
Tom Washburn, President
Topics addressed include:
  • President's Report

    • Proposed Douglass Ranch color scheme change – Not enough interest to continue efforts

    • Firefighters Dinner – Huge success, next year’s date is April 1, 2010

    • Meadowridge Lane stop sign – Was damaged and replaced three times

    • Snowplowing Contract – A new contract has been signed

    • DR Phone book updated – An updated directory will be distributed

    • D&O Insurance Coverage Duplication – Has been eliminated & reimbursement requested

    • Roadside overgrowth – The edges of the private roads were mowed


  • Treasurer's Report

    • “Yearly Comparison through 3rd Qtr"

    • Road Fund status - the association is adding about $10,000 annually to the road fund, which is in accordance with the road plan.

    • Senate Bill 2005-100 requests - two requests were made in 2009.



  • Member Questions

    • Community responses to the proposal to change the Douglass Ranch color scheme were overwhelmingly negative.

    • Shaffers Ranch Status: Jefferson County District Court denied a request for condemnation action.  The case has moved to the Court of Appeals.


  • Nomination and Election of Board Members: Two new members were elected to the Board.


  • New Business/Future Activities

    • Old homeowners plans are available for pickup.

    • Board will consider new road signs for the private roads.

    • Board may consider a new front entrance sign.