The meeting was called to order at 1:00 PM. It was
determined that a Quorum was present.
A correction was made to the February minutes that Boyd
Morse is the Chair of the Capital Projects Committee,
not Stacie Meyer.
Joan Moreaux presented the Treasurer's report.
Architectural Control: Jim Lindberg reported that two homeowners
petitioned to erect block walls to enclose their
garages. These petitions were consistent with the
Weed Control: Boyd Morse reported that 75% of the Common Areas have
been sprayed. He also said that County areas close to
our open areas would be sprayed to prevent bufflegrass
from spreading to our Common Areas, but that the
spraying would be limited to protecting our property.
Common Area Maintenance: Dean Hess reported that spreading of
gravel on Circulo del Norte in the area designated as
Triangle Park was completed. Dean also reported that
work would be done on erosion control in the washes in
the development. Dean is making use of volunteer labor
as well as the landscape contractors. This integration
of effort has paid off in cost savings and improvements
in the aesthetics of our Common Areas.
Neighborhood Relations: No Report
GVC: Joe McCalpin reported on the March meeting of the Board of
Representatives which featured an address by Chuck
Huckleberry, the Pima County Administrator. In
that address, Mr. Huckleberry indicated that some street
repair would be made in Green Valley on Abrego, Circulo
del Sol and Camino Encanto. Joe also reported on the
review process GVC used on the By-Law changes they are
Recreational Facilities: Ben Sheffield presented a plan with a cost
analysis and sketches to install restroom facilities at
the tennis/pickleball courts. The plan is for two
bathrooms to be constructed on the south end of the
storage facility along with a paved walkway out to the
street. The identified costs of $21,274.00 include sewer
and water connections, plumbing, the building, doors and
fixtures. Significant discussion was generated on the
need, cost, and the plan itself. Arguments were
made, and finally a motion was made, seconded, and
passed to provide funding for the construction of the
facility. An anonymous donor has already pledged $5,000
for the facility. Ken Adler said he and Patty would
contribute the funds for the fixtures so that the ladies
could have their own facility. Copies of the cost
analysis and the sketches will be posted on the bulletin
board at the Ramada.
Hospitality: Scottie Blum talked about the St. Patrick's Day party
where 90 intrepid partiers braved the elements and were
rewarded with great food and fun. The next function will
be Hamburger Night on 4/11.
Enhancement: Barb McCalpin reported on the success of the Ramada
Sale and talked about future potential projects
including noise suppression and hand rails for the steps
at the rear of the Ramada. A 2013 Home & Garden tour is
in the planning stages.
Gardeners: Bill Berdine reported that the design for Esperanza Park
is done. The head and tail of the snake will be
installed and dedicated at a festive event on the 22nd
of March. A proposed hard surface walk into the park
will provide wheelchair access. The Gardeners want to do
something at Mesquite Park, but have no firm plans yet.
Old Business: None discussed.
Stacie Meyer said that the first Long Range Planning Committee meeting
will be held at the Ramada at 9:30 AM on March 21st.
Terry Shea has donated a chest to hold bottles of water, to be placed near
the fire pit at Esperanza Park to ensure that any fire
in the pit can be extinguished.
Gravel will be placed in the Common Area near 1149 Circulo del Norte.
A motion was made, seconded and passed to adjourn.