Board Meeting Minutes: January 2014


January 14, 2014


The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Wilderness Property Owners’ Association was held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in the home of President Cherryl Steben. Cherryl called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Board members present were Cherryl Steben, Dick Fankhauser, Larry Rus, John Ancock, Phil Harlan and John Cusick.


ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2014: It was moved by Larry Rus and seconded by Dick Fankhauser that the 2013 officers remain in office for 2014. Motion carried. Brief discussion was held regarding meeting dates for 2014. Cherryl reminded us of the dates as stated in the last newsletter. Two changes were made to the list. The February meeting will be on the 11th and the May meeting will be on the 13th.


MINUTES: The minutes of the November 12, 2013 Semi-Annual Wilderness Property Owners’ Association meeting were read. A correction was made in the report of the budget item. The amount for Puget Power was corrected to $8,900. It was moved by John Cusick and seconded by Larry Rus that the minutes be approved as corrected. Motion carried.


TREASURER’S REPORT: The Treasurer’s Report, as prepared by John Cusick, was filed.




Greenbelt trees: Cherryl reviewed some tree issues and will be meeting with a tree service to determine future recommendations. John Cusick to check status of ditch at Ferndale Ct.


Landscape maintenance agreement for 2014: The board reviewed the agreement and made the following recommendations:

  1. Reduce number of mowings to 19 with a unit price for additional mowings if necessary.
  2. Specify fertilizing to be done in March and October.
  3. Leave method of removal of grass clippings up to contractor.
  4. Add weed whacking to north side of Donnelly from trail end at Donnelly to Chambers Creek.


WPOA Document cleanup and scanning: still working on it.


Neighborhood watch program: nothing to report.


Pet station replacement: Cherryl to purchase more bags. Pet stations are all installed.


Homeowners’ directory for 2013: Some have been distributed and board members took directories to deliver in their area.


NEW BUSINESS: Cherryl to draft 2014 Newsletter #1 (February or March)


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m. The next Board meeting will be held February 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in Cherryl’s home.


Respectfully submitted,

Dick Fankhauser, Secretary