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COMMUNITY NEWS

Community Garage Sale Dates...

Spring: April 26 & 27, 2019
Fall: August 3 & 4, 2019

The Association will be providing the advertising for a Community Garage sale. An advertisement will be placed in the Daily Times Call and other local newspapers. The Community Garage Sale dates are the weekend of Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27, 2019 beginning 8 a.m. come rain or shine.

The sale is set up to correspond with Firestone Clean-Up Day which is Saturday April 27th, Firestone residents can drop off unwanted household debris, check website for details. Visit the Town website www.ci.firestoneco.gov for more information.

Election Notice

An election is being called to elect a Homeowner Representative to the Executive Board of Directors. This election will be conducted by mail-in ballot. The current Board member Brian Wright has submitted his intention to continue on the Board. If there are no other interested candidates for this position, the election will be cancelled, and Brian will be appointed.

All interested candidates must submit a letter of candidacy. In this letter please state why you wish to be a director; a copy of your letter will be included with the ballot to be sent to homeowners. The letter of candidacy must be postmarked no later than May 15, 2019. Candidates wishing to e-mail may send their letter to:

Administrator@stvrainranchpoa.org

Please contact the Association to verify receipt of your letter of candidacy at 303-485-0232.

All candidates are invited to the May 1, Board meeting to address questions from the Board and any homeowners who wish to attend. The meeting will be held at the Carbon Valley Regional Library at 5:30 p.m.

The election will take place during the month of June 2018; the voting period will extend from June 1st to July 1st, 2019. If necessary, voting ballots will be mailed to all current property owners whose accounts are in good standing as of June 1st, 2019, included with the ballot will be a stamped pre-addressed envelope to be returned directly to the Association's accountant James D. Pieper CPA for audit and counting. The ballots must be postmarked no later than July 1st, 2019, to be included in the election. Please mail or hand-deliver the ballot in a sealed envelope to James D. Pieper CPA. The address and phone number will be included on the ballot.

The results from the election will be announced at the August Board meeting, posted on the website, and printed in the fall newsletter. The 3-year term for the candidate will begin July 2019.

Annual Meeting Information

The Board of Directors invites you to attend the St. Vrain Ranch Property Owners Association Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday, April 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Carbon Valley Regional Library, 7 Park Avenue, Firestone.

The meeting will be conducted in accordance with the By-Laws of the Association and this posting serves as official notice for the Association’s Annual Meeting. The Board will be available to answer questions and address topics of interest. Items and information to be discussed at this meeting will include the following:

  • Attorney Presentation - The Association’s attorney, Mark Biddison will be providing member education regarding new State laws, rules and policies during the annual meeting.

  • 2019 Annual Report – A report will be presented with an overview of the Association’s functions, Board members, employees and contractors, including the 2019 Budget overview.

  • Board of Directors - They will be addressing questions or concerns you may have.

If you have questions or information you would like to have reviewed, please contact the Association at 303-485-0232. Please plan on attending April 3, 2019 for the Members Annual Meeting.

Snow Removal

Please keep your sidewalks and driveways clear of snow. The Association does not provide snow removal for your sidewalks or streets. Snow should be removed within 24 hours of the last accumulation of snow and ice. The Town will remove snow on the streets according to the snow removal and priority list which can be viewed at http://www.ci.firestone.co.us If you are going to be out of town, remember to make prior arrangements to have your walkways cleared in the event it snows while you are away.

 Important – Snow may not be blown or thrown into the street.

Roof Repairs / Replacement Post Hail Damage

Roof replacements require a Design Review (DR) Request Form be submitted for approval, the same as any other exterior improvement. If you are replacing same color just mark roofing and write same color. When re-roofing with the same color, you may submit your DR request form by e-mail. If you decide to change the color of your roofing material, please mail the DR request form along with the color sample from the shingle brochure to the mailing address noted on the DR request form.

Association and Social Media

The property owners association staff and board members do not review social media sites for comments related to the association in any official capacity nor will they respond to such comments. All correspondence with the association must be through official means approved by the association if a member desires a response.


Information from Board of Directors

St. Vrain Ranch Assessments 2019

The 2019 assessments are $300.00 and is due by April 1, 2019. Assessments will be invoiced to all property owners at the beginning of the February 2019. A payment option will be available to make ½ payments, which will be due April 1st and October 1st which includes a $10 service charge.

Payments may be made by using a credit or debit card with your PayPal account. Access the Paypal payment options are located on the Association web site. Pay Now

All payments may be remitted to the Association by paying in full or installments. If you choose to pay a partial payment, an installment fee of $10 per payment has been included. Your property assessments may be paid using the following payment plan options:

  • 1 – Payment in full of $300.00 due by 4/1/19
  • ½ payments of $160.00 each due by 4/1/19 and 10/1/19

Thank you for your membership in the St. Vrain Ranch Property Owners Association.

As stated in the fine policy a late charge of $25 per month will be assessed to each account for payments that are 30 days late and will accrue on a monthly basis. The Late Fee of $25 will be assessed to each month that payment is late. We wish to thank all property owners who pay these Assessments in a timely manner. This enables the Association to financially function and pay expenses on time. If you have questions or concerns regarding your account invoice, please feel free to contact the Association Administrator under the contact us tab.

Design Review Requests

Design Review Requests for Painting or re-painting house colors need to be pre-approved.

Please evaluate the exterior paint maintenance of your home, you may use the samples shown here to verify paint requirements.

All backyard landscaping and fencing are required to be installed no later than one year following your closing date.

Please submit Design Review (DR) Requests to the Design Review Committee before starting any improvements. DR forms may be obtained at Design Review Form

Requests may be mailed to:

St. Vrain Ranch P.O.A.
P.O. Box 810
Firestone, CO 80520.

Faxed to: 303-485-2033

Emailed to: designreview@stvrainranchpoa.org