2020 Annual HOA Meeting

The Pinery 8b HOA Annual Meeting is scheduled for October 27, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, this meeting will be held virtually over Zoom. In order to attend this meeting, you will need to provide us with a primary email address where you wish to have the meeting invite sent with instructions on how to …

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 …

Proposed Trash & Recycling Program

At the 2019 Annual Homeowners Meeting,  the Board presented the idea of instituting our own HOA trash & recycling program to provide an additional value to our homeowners and help create and maintain adequate HOA revenues in the future to avoid the need for annual dues increases or special assessments. It appears from initial review of proposals submitted by several …

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 are expiring this year. Elections for these Board positions will be held at the 2020 Annual Homeowners Meeting, scheduled to be held in early November 2020. 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 …