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August 2, 2021
 
 
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PLEASE NOTE
Posted on Jul 27th, 2021
by Gayle Hinman
 
·      The irrigation has been turned off until our soil dries out a bit. With the 12” of rain before and the recent storm, the soil is drenched. In some areas, moss is growing under the grass. In addition, the flowers at the front entrance were beginning to rot. Great Oaks will continue to monitor the soil conditions and let us know when to turn it on.
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Budget Bits - July
Posted on Jul 16th, 2021
by Mike Bossio, Treasurer
 
Our Operating Fund through June is sitting at $212,103.70, a bit lower than the May 31 balance of 214,899.35. The Reserve Fund is now up to $1,178,914.29, up from $1,161,757.89 through May. We deposited the planned RF monthly deposit of $17,046.17 and earned interest of $110.23. It is still early in the year and things are still proceeding as planned.
This is a short report but things are going forward as planned. I will continue to keep you apprised of our performance on a monthly basis.
 
ADDITIONAL STATEMENT: OUTSIDE WOOD REPAIR AND PAINTING
Posted on Apr 30th, 2021
By Gayle C. Hinman
 
When a co-owner has received an approved modification to add a storm/screen door to their front door the contactor (Home Depot’s subcontractor in most cases) needs to add additional framing wood around the original door frame. This additional frame and the storm/screen door become the responsibility of the co-owner to repair and/or replace when required. Painting of the frame in the past has been done by the contractor that the association hires but they have done it as a “benefit” to the co-owner. This “benefit” is not guaranteed and is totally dependent upon the painting contractor that is hired.
IRRIGATION UPDATE
Posted on Apr 30th, 2021
By Gayle C. Hinman
 
Greenlawn Landscaping Maintenance Company remains our irrigation contractor this year. In May the company will be blowing out the system, inspecting and replacing damaged sprinkler heads, checking out meter clocks, and irrigation lines. After all repairs are completed and the system is deemed ready, irrigation will be starting the beginning of June.
 
As in the past, Jeff Dunn is the contact person for any concerns regarding the irrigation around your unit or any common area where you might notice a concern. Contact Jeff at 810-444-9301
WELLS, PUMPS & RUST
Posted on Apr 30th, 2021
By Gayle C. Hinman
 
There have been some questions regarding the rust stains on the concrete. Over the past three years, the board has hired two different contactors to try and remove it, but as you can see it was not very successful. For a number of years, we have been paying quite a bit of money to have a chemical (UnRust) added to the pumps to try and cut down on the amount of rust and again this was not the answer. Last year the board started to investigate the possibility of converting the entire irrigation system from multiple wells with four pumps into one main pump which would be located in the pond behind the buildings on Lenox Park Drive. This pump would then distribute all of the irrigation throughout our community. This conversion would be a major and costly project. 
 
This topic and the rust removal concerns will be discussed in more specific detail during the annual meeting in June.
ASSOCIA KRAMER-TRIAD MANAGEMENT GROUP
Posted on Apr 20th, 2021
A Letter from Associa Kramer-Triad Management Group dated April 15, regarding their "implemented revised operational protocols".
 
Dear Valued Co-owners

Kramer Triad Management is taking this opportunity to again reach out to our clients as we now move into our second year under theCOVID-19 Pandemic. While the magnitude of this ordeal has begun to take its toll on an individual basis, it also is impacting the way we now conduct business today.  On many fronts, businesses are struggling to get back to some type of normal operations.  However, the hurdles are significant. While there is plenty of work demand, the issues are first staffing and secondly, trying to manage the work demands. Ultimately, getting projects started and even completed in a timely manner has become complicated and frustrating to all involved.
 
Click Here to view the entire letter.
OUTSIDE WOOD REPAIR AND PAINTING
Posted on Apr 20th, 2021
By Gayle C. Hinman
 
The Association started the painting of buildings (2 Units) in 2011. At that point our Reserve budget could accommodate painting 7 buildings. Every year thereafter more buildings were painted. In 2020 we painted 14 buildings, and this year will be the same number of buildings being painted (Buildings #35-37, #2-4, #6, #9-10, #25, #63-65, #58). The schedule was first determined by the year the building was originally built by MJC, and weathering of the building exterior.
 
When the buildings are painted any wood repairs that are needed are completed by the contractor. All outside wood repairs due to weathering conditions are the Association’s responsibility. The only exceptions to this statement are:
  • Decks - which are owner responsibility for all maintenance & repairs.
  • Any damage to exterior wood trim, doors, brick, siding, cement, etc. caused by a modification, owner, pets, guests, tenants, or other invitee.
  • Any wood associated with the front door components (any part of the actual door and/or sidelites (one piece)).
Please refer to the posted painting schedule on the website for the next time your unit is scheduled to be painted.
REPAIRS TO LENOX PARK COMMUNITY
Posted on Apr 20th, 2021
By Gayle C. Hinman
 
All repairs done to buildings, landscape, concrete, roads, ponds, irrigation, and other work done throughout Lenox Park is professionally recommended by licensed and certified contractors who make recommendations to the Association’s Board. The Board members respect and rely on the professional opinions of well-known and respected contractors for guidance and direction.

 
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Update - June Financial Report
By Webmaster on July 16, 2021
To review the June 2021 Financial Report, go to the Financial Matters page of the website.
Update - May BoD Meeting Minutes
By Webmaster on July 13, 2021
To review the May 24, 2021 BoD Meeting Minutes, go to the Meeting Minutes page of the website.
Your New Board of Directors
By Webmaster on July 13, 2021
Pres. -- Gayle Hinman -- 2 yr.
V.P. -- Rick Shanoski -- 1 yr.
Treas. -- Mike Bossio -- 2 yr.
Sec. -- Norm Schmidt -- 2 yr.
Memb. -- Gene Malymeik -- 1 yr.
Update - Annual Meeting Presentation Slides
By Webmaster on July 9, 2021
The 2021 Annual Meeting Presentation Slides are now on the website. To review, go to the Meeting Minutes page of the website.
Update - EVCS Checklist
By Webmaster on June 24, 2021
An approved EVCS Checklist has been added to the Other Documents section of the By-Laws & Policies page.