Bent Tree Property Owners Association (BTPOA)
Director’s Meeting Minutes
March 10, 2005
Tri-Lakes Fire Protection District
Station #1, Highway 105, Monument, CO 80132
- Attendees: Directors:
John Heiser, and Tim McLaughlin. John Heiser presided.
Other attendees: Bruce Bates,
John Decker, and Bill and Marilyn Uhde.
- Minutes of February 12
Budget Meeting: Jerry Wagner’s draft minutes were revised and
- Minutes of the February 12
Board Meeting: Jerry Wagner’s draft minutes were revised and
approved 3-0-1 with Gail Bates abstaining.
- Action Items from the
February 12 Meeting: All action items were completed except
- John Heiser
From the budget meeting, research
and ascertain that Association’s insurance coverage includes the ACC and
other committees (carried forward)
- Election of Vice
President: Tim McLaughlin was unanimously elected to be BTPOA Vice
President. Tim noted that due to work and travel constraints he could
not serve as President.
- Designation of BTPOA Water
Augmentation Representative: John
Heiser agreed to ask Jerry Lopez to take over that position. He will
discuss with Ken Blutt staying in that
position until Jerry Lopez can take over.
- Preparations for March 22
- The draft agenda was
reviewed and revised.
- Jerry Wagner’s site visit
report was reviewed, revised, and approved for inclusion in the
materials for the Special Meeting March 22.
- John Heiser distributed
copies of the Land Development Code section on RR-2 zoning.
Gail said it is more important to
speak to the ACC and what the ACC is charged with vs. commercial
uses. John replied that many of the issues focused on commercial
uses which are forbidden by county ordinances.
- Kathy and John Decker
agreed to obtain bottled water and to make coffee. The board agreed
that food and door prizes are not appropriate for this type of
- It was agreed to rely on
roadside signs in lieu of mailing a reminder since the notice went
out just 15 days prior to the meeting.
- John Heiser took an
action item to prepare copies of the materials to be distributed at
- Committee Liaison
- Architectural Control
Committee – John Heiser
- Beautification and Trails
Committee – John Heiser
- Covenant Compliance
Committee – Gail Bates
- Directory – Kathy Decker
- Engineering Committee –
- Forestry Committee – Tim
Watch/Security Committee – Jerry Wagner
- Newsletter – Jerry Wagner
- Water Augmentation –
- Welcoming Committee –
- Removal of Letters on Westernmost Colonial Park
Entrance. John Decker agreed to remove the remaining letters from
the entrance monuments on Higby Road and save them for future use.
- BTPOA Insurance: Gail Bates requested the
name of the insurance company: John Heiser replied that the broker is
Van Gilder Insurance. John said he wanted claims to be presented to the
board rather than directly to the insurance company. John said it was
not our obligation to inform the insurance company at this time since no
claim has been presented. The board needs to proceed step by step as
- Board Meeting Information: It was agreed
that future board meeting dates, times, and locations will be posted on
the BTPOA web site. Changedetection.com can be used by residents to
automatically receive an e-mail message whenever the web site changes.
- Next Board meeting: Sunday, April 10, 2
p.m., Kathy and John Decker’s house, 17765 Merryhill Court.
- Comments by Bill Uhde:
Bill Uhde said he was upset because he was
condemned and slandered and many Bent Tree homeowners believed Mr.
Scaraboro allegations without hearing
Uhde’s side or coming to see his garage.
- Action Items:
- John Heiser
(Carried forward) Research and ascertain that Association’s insurance
coverage includes the ACC and other committees.
Incorporate revisions in Feb. 12 meeting minutes.
Prepare Special Meeting Materials.
Contact Jerry Lopez and Ken Blutt
regarding Water Augmentation liaison.
- Kathy Decker
Obtain bottled water and coffee for the Special Meeting March 22.
Prepare draft minutes of Mar. 10 board meeting
Minutes Prepared by Kathy Decker, Treasurer, and John
Heiser, President, BTPOA, March 22, 2005.