Board Meeting Minutes: Feburary 2015


February 11, 2015


The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Wilderness Property Owners’ Association was held on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in the home of President Cherryl Steben. Cherryl called the meeting to order at 7:08 p.m. Board members present were Cherryl Steben, Dick Fankhauser, Jane Stavish, and John Cusick. Larry Rus and Phil Harlan were absent.


MINUTES: The minutes of the January 14, 2015 Board meeting were read. Minutes were approved as read.


TREASURER’S REPORT: The Treasurer’s Report, as prepared by John Cusick, was filed. To date, 47 property owners have not paid their 2015 dues. Of those, seven have not paid for years previous to 2015.



Survey the Former Site of Old Bus Stop on Pinebrook Drive: Cherryl reported that an easement was granted in 1982 for the bus stop. The former bus stop was constructed within the greenbelt and the 1982 easement.


2015 Landscape Maintenance Agreement: The Agreement was approved for signature subject to the contractor providing proof of insurance as called for in the contract.


Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (CNA) and Wilderness Sign Repair: There was discussion regarding the opportunity and benefits of joining the CNA. One of the benefits may be in funds available for signing. It was determined to hold off on the Boulevard Road sign renovation until determination of available funding from CNA.  Moved and seconded that we join CNA. Motion was approved.


Traffic Calming Research: Nothing to report yet.


Greenbelt Tree Management: Contract for Thomas Tree Service to raise the canopy and remove dangerous limbs near Ferndale Ct and Wilderness Drive is underway.


WPOA Document Cleanup and Scanning: Cherryl is working on this project.



Water Towers (LBA/Trillium Property:  Jane reported that clearing for the access road and pad for the new tower will begin in October. Jane will continue to monitor developments on this project.


2015 Newsletter #1: Cherryl plans to produce the next newsletter in February.


Open Board Position: Cherryl asked that we let her know of any possible candidates for Board members.


Vandalism: there was a brief discussion regarding the vandalism in the Wilderness neighborhood. Dick reported that he and David Bell are creating a Neighborhood Watch Program for their neighborhood on Pinebrook Drive and Wilderness Drive near Wiggins Road.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:22 p.m. The next Board meeting will be held at Cherryl’s home on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Dick Fankhauser, Secretary