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September 2017 Board Minutes

Kensington Estates Board Meeting Minutes

September 27, 2017

The meeting was held at the home of Carolyn Buzash and all members were present.
The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. Motion to accept by Russ’ 2nd by Carolyn.
The treasurer’s report was read, accepted, and is attached to these minutes. Motion to accept by Russ; 2nd by Vicky.
Old Business—Russ
  • Tree stump reclaiming will wait until there is cooler weather and rain more likely, according to Adam Bowman.
  • Mailbox work planned for this year has been done.
  • Bryan Anderson will finish painting the front doors when weather is cooler. Any door work to be done due to owner displeasure will be redone.
  • Larry Edwards of PSG told Russ that his company could do any further painting work that was planned for this fall, such as possible garage doors and trim work.
New Business—Russ
  • Larry Edwards of PSG did a brief ‘walk around’ the neighborhood with Russ.
He will do a more detailed neighborhood ‘walk around’ this fall and assess the buildings and grounds. He will then discuss with the board his suggestions for immediate attention and more long-range thoughts for KE.
  • The Board grants permission for Marge Steele (2) and Neal Hollingsworth (1) to have trees planted in their respective yards. Both will use a professional landscape service for the trees and planting.
  • In preparation for the Annual Meeting, the board discussed the tentative agenda for the meeting. In keeping with the requirements of our By-laws, the information packets for homeowners must be distributed by September 30, fourteen days prior to the Annual Meeting scheduled for October 14. (Plainfield Library, 1pm)
  • Packets will be prepared by Linda and delivered by the board members.
  • The budget will be presented by Carolyn, assisted by Susan Keene of PSG.
  • Several homeowners have asked about the possibility of having portable fire pits on their patios. After discussion, the Board said firepits would be permissible with the following stipulations:
  • Must be portable and of standard size as those sold at Walmart, Menard’s, etc., much like a grill.
  • Must be placed on patio.

The meeting was adjourned.

Submitted by, Linda Rasner Secretary for the Board