Trash Program Update

The Pinery 8b trash & recycling program will start on February 1, 2021. This is a voluntary program offered to 8b HOA homeowners and residents. Service will be provided by Waste Connections, with much of the same services that were provided by Waste Management through the old North Pinery program, but at a lower cost. Additional information on the Pinery …

Governing Docs Amendment Requirements

Governing Documents Amendment Requirements for 2020/2021 Revisions Review       Document Existing Statute Override Revised Version Bylaws Majority of quorum.  Min quorum =10% (16 Members) NA Majority of quorum.  Min quorum =10% (16 Members)   Declaration of Covenants 75% to approve 67% to approve 51% to 67% / statute Draft at 67% Articles of Incorporation 75% to approve NA 51% to 67% / statute Draft at 51%  

Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting and Chats

To enhance communication and transparency with our homeowners, the Board of Directors will be holding regularly scheduled Board Meetings during the first month of each quarter via Zoom. These meeting will be planned for the first Tuesday of January, April, July, and October. In addition, the Board of Directors will be holding regularly scheduled Chat meetings over Zoom on the …

Proposed Bylaw Changes

A copy of the proposed Bylaw revisions has been posted on our HOA website in the Governing Documents page, showing comments from our HOA attorney describing all of the revisions, updates and changes made to our current Bylaws. Our current Bylaws enacted in 1985 are also posted on our website in the Governing Documents page for comparison. The Board is …

ACC – Volunteer Committee

ARE YOU LOOKING TO LEND A HELPING HAND TO A NEIGHBOR IN NEED OR WITH VARIOUS COMMON AREAS IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD? Some of us here in the Pinery South may be experiencing hardships that prevent us from maintaining our property the way we used to. This is where a volunteer group could offer temporary help. In support of our community …

A Message from the Architectural Review Committee

ARE YOU LOOKING TO LEND A HELPING HAND TO A NEIGHBOR  IN NEED OR WITH VARIOUS COMMON AREAS IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD? Some of us here in the Pinery South may be experiencing hardships that prevent us from maintaining our property the way we used to.  This is where a volunteer group could offer temporary help. In support of our community and the wonderful …

HOA Dues Comparison

Comparison of Local Annual HOA Dues   A recent published comparison of the annual dues and fees paid by other homeowner associations in the Parker area shows that the Pinery 8b HOA to be one of the lowest. Unlike some HOA’s, we have only one HOA fee per year which in many cases is less than some homeowners in other …

Thanks for Visiting Our New HOA Website

Thanks for visiting our new HOA website, which is more modern, functional and user friendly to improve communications with our homeowners. Some of the information on our new website is available only to Pinery 8b HOA homeowners. To gain access to this information, you will need to register as a homeowner. Any information you provide will be used only by …

NEW Accounting Year Reporting Period

Our HOA has transitioned to a calendar rather than a fiscal year to improve our budget and record keeping abilities. The August 2020 Homeowners dues statements were for only $62.00.  The amount of your annual HOA dues has not changed. They have simply been pro-rated for the remaining five months of 2020 (August through December 2020). Annual dues statements for …

Governing Documents Update

The Pinery 8b HOA was created in 1985 by the final developer of our community, along with governing documents including covenants. Sadly, these governing documents have never been fully updated to bring them into compliance with current statutory requirements. The current BOD, working with our legal team at Altitude Law, have updated our Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws to become …

Board & ACC Positions

The three-year terms of two of our Board members will be expiring in 2021. Elections for these Board positions will be held at the 2021 Annual Homeowners Meeting, scheduled to be held in early 2021. These are not elections for specific offices such as President, Vice President, etc., simply to positions on the Board of Directors. Specific offices are elected …

Adjustments Due to the COVID Pandemic

Like we all have had to do, our HOA has had to make adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to comply with social distancing guidelines, our Board and Committees have chosen to meet virtually rather than in person as we have done in the past. Consequently, the 2020 Annual Homeowners Meeting will most likely be held virtually.  An …

HOA BUDGET

There are 158 single family homes in our HOA. Nearly all of the HOA’s income is generated from annual HOA dues which currently amounts to $23,226 per year. Approximately 75% of the annual budget is spent on utilities and maintenance for Alden Park and the other small land tracts the HOA is legally responsible to maintain.  This often leave us …

Covenants

When purchasing your home in Pinery South, we all contractually agreed to follow the community’s covenants created to keep our neighborhood a pleasant and desirable place to live. Unfortunately, there has been a lack of compliance and enforcement of some of our required covenants and policies which leads to deterioration of the appearance of our community. The Architectural Control and …