Unit 2 Fire Pits

Image result for firepits cartoon imagesMany lots in Unit 2 were sold with fire pits. It is the responsibility of individual lot owners to verify fire conditions or burning guidelines. This information can be obtained by contacting Show Low Dispatch Center, Timber Mesa Fire and Medical, or Northeastern Arizona Public Information System.

Fire conditions and burning guidelines change daily. Checking on the day you wish to use your fire pit is the only way to know for certain that a fire is okay.

Your cooperation is paramount to the safety of the Village from an errant fire. Call 911 if you know of any residents who are violating fire restrictions or warnings.

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2019 Annual Meeting Open Forum Comments & Questions

Image result for Open Forum imagesMilton Carlson – 2160 saddlebag Lane

“Wish to discuss the pros and cons of a Wi-Fi system for people residents of the Village. The internet access is a mainstay in the day to day lifestyle of people everywhere. The variable levels of interest by most people for internet access and usability are known; as such I believe the matter is worthy of a discussion of all related issues. With the advent of 5G our park may be a suitable welcome for this advent.” Continue reading

The Village Toilet

The accompanying photo was taken a few days ago. Seriously? Is this really the image you want to portray to other residents and to potential buyers?

Furniture, appliances, big/bulky items and contractor scraps are to be removed from the community. This applies to all residents. The toilet falls under this category.

Residents who want to offer discarded items to other residents should be using the information board. Prepare a flyer with a photo and get it to an Advisory Committee member for posting.

Please do your part to keep the Village from looking like the city dump.

Standage vs. White Mountain Vacation Village Recreational Subdivision Association

Related imageThose in attendance at the Annual meeting on June 20 heard a statement prepared by the Association’s attorney. Some people who were not able to attend have asked to see the statement. It follows.

“The Board wants to make the homeowners aware of an Association insurance coverage matter. Some of you may be aware that a lawsuit has been filed against White Mountain Vacation Village Recreational Subdivision Association by Mr. Standage and Mr. Ellsworth. This lawsuit is public record and must be disclosed by the Association on every sale of property within the Association. The Board will not be making any public statements about the lawsuit while litigation is pending other than the required resale disclosures.

However, homeowners should be aware that the Association’s Directors and Officers insurance policy will no longer cover any future claims made by Mr. Standage due to the number of claims made on the Association’s policy from claims made or lawsuits filed by Mr. Standage. This means that the defense of any lawsuit filed by Mr. Standage will have to be paid for by the Association using homeowner assessments.”

Several people turned in the Annual Meeting Question Form asking varying questions regarding the number of lawsuits, the disposition and costs related to Mr. Standage. The Board will not be supplying answers to these questions. Some of this information is public record and can be found using any avenue available to the public.

Lot Sales – How You Can Help

Aluminum Wood Welcome Letter BlockThe developer is working diligently to get the remaining twenty-one lots sold. Some have been selected for park models as a way to enhance marketability. Other lots are being purchased by people who want to be very involved in selecting just what they want on the property.

As a reminder, Unit 3 Phase I was developed to have two adjacent lots share a carport (please refer to the blog of July 19, 2018). Perhaps you would like to purchase two of these lots and develop them. The park models could be used as rentals, sold as a money-making investment or a combination of both.

If you are interested, please contact Bridget Wood at the sales office. Her number is 928-367-1717 and she has the scoop on two lots and a shared carport.

That is one way to help. Additionally, please remember that current owners are the best ambassadors for the Village. A friendly hello and a willingness to answers questions when you’re out and about will go a long way toward making potential owners feel welcome.

Recently, a couple had three lots in escrow. They had an appointment to meet someone at the lots to discuss and plan how to place their unit. A neighbor came out of his home and instead of greeting them and introducing himself, he told them they would have to find somewhere else to park. They were not blocking anyone’s driveway. They were not going to be there for the day. This story does not have a happy ending. The buyers promptly moved their vehicle to the sales office and canceled the escrow. Think about that. There are currently twenty-one lots left to sell. Those three would have reduced that amount to eighteen with most of the summer left to sell additional lots.

It would be helpful to remember that you don’t need to police potential buyers. Assuming we all have the same goal of getting the developer out of the business of selling lots and owners in the business of running the Association, cooperation is critical. Your help is greatly appreciated by both current owners and the developer.

Trash Overfloweth

The Village is growing and many people are currently here enjoying the beautiful weather. This has presented some issues with the trash containers. HOAMCO is working to alleviate the problem.

On Tuesday an additional roll-off will be delivered. We anticipate that this will solve the problem. The roll-offs have been filling fast so there has been no place to dump the household trash.

Please remember that the roll-offs are for lot debris only. Lot debris is defined as tree branches, leaves, pine needles and weeds. Furniture, appliances, big/bulky items and contractor scrap is to be removed from the community. The Village has no way to deal with this type of litter. As you can see in the picture above, some of those items have been left in front of the household trash containers.

For your reference, a sign is in the area of the trash containers as a reminder. Your cooperation will make life in the Village better for everyone.

Parking Lot Maintenance

Image result for laundry room closed signThe lower half of the clubhouse parking lot (from the entrance at the laundry room to the northwest corner of the building) will be closed June 18th & 19th. This is being done in order to prepare for the slurry seal. The rest of the parking lot and the clubhouse will be available via the far west entrance.

The laundry room will be closed on June 18th and 19th. If you use the laundry room on a regular basis, please plan ahead as no one will have access to the laundry room on June 18th and 19th.

While we would like to do street and parking lot maintenance when there are fewer people enjoying the Village, the slurry seal can only be done in certain weather conditions. Summer presents the time for such conditions. In addition, the companies who do this type of work are in our area now.

Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated.