By Frank Mizner
I called the May 18, 2017 Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association Board of Directors meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Here’s a recap…
The first item of business was my President’s Report…one part of being Board President that I particularly enjoy is getting to recognize Ranch residents who contribute to our quality of life and help make life great here at Dobson Ranch. It was my pleasure to recognize long-time Ranch resident and former Board member Ron Magaw. Ron has served on our Water Management Committee for 24 years and recently completed two terms on our Board of Directors. Thank you, Ron, for all of your contributions to our community - your service is truly appreciated.
It has been a busy time of year and it’s hard to believe that the election is already over. It won’t be too long that the process will start again in October. Running for the three Board of Director seats this year were Jeff Brosman, Ron Magaw, Kirk Mehlhorn, Ron Ricci and myself. The election results welcomed back Ron Ricci and myself for a second consecutive term and new Board member Jeff Brosman. I think that I speak for all of us when I thank you, the members of the Association, for voting and participating in this process. We strive to serve the Association with the best of intentions representing all community members.
Following my report Executive Director David Jones gave a brief report. The Los Altos pools have passed county inspections. New Dobson Ranch signage is receiving positive feedback. A new tennis windscreen has been installed at the Saratoga Center; it is tan with the Association’s logo and is anticipated to hold up well in our brutal sun. Our recent Cerveza Run was hugely successful despite the wind and high temperatures. Thank you to Macayo’s for donating chips and salsa for the event; as well as a big thank you to all of the Run’s sponsors: The Running University, Golfland Sunsplash, Fitness in the Park, and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Under “New Business” the proposed paint palette for Dobson Ranch homes was approved. Thank you to the Architectural Committee for all of their work on this project. It was a lengthy process: colors were contemplated at the Committee level, presented at Dobson Ranch United, presented at the Annual meeting, displayed in the Administration office, advertised in the Ranchers Roundup and, lastly, brought to the Board of Directors for review. We are excited to see these colors begin to be utilized throughout the community. The palettes are updated and concise. Don’t forget to have your painting projects, or any project which changes the aesthetics of your home, reviewed by our Architectural Committee.
Following on the agenda was the key fob policy. The policy for our newly approved keyless entry system was again discussed and re-tooled. The revised version will be on the June agenda.
Please join us for the next Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 pm in the La Casita Grande Room.