Important Notice from your HOA board – We need your vote on a dues change
As we discussed at our annual HOA membership meeting in April to be able to properly fund our homeowners association we need an increase in our annual dues. With the two insurance policies we pay for each year (liability for the park and directors liability) and a few other annual fees we incur we use up about 80% of our annual dues without even contributing anything to our park property or spending anything to benefit our neighborhood. Assets at the park need annual maintenance and we need to be able to replace items when needed. We also need to be able to pay for legal fees when needed to uphold and defend our HOA building and use rules.
Back in 1973 the developer had set the dues at $30 per year. Based on inflation $30 in 1973 would equal over $170 in 2019 dollars based on inflation.
Your HOA board is asking for your vote to increase our dues to $125 per year effective with our dues payable next year. With our dues at $125 per year we would have proper funding each year to be able to run our HOA. Just like our own individual households the association needs proper funds to be able to pay its bills and be able to operate. As you know board member positions are volunteer. We need volunteers for our board each year to help run our association, and our board needs to have adequate funding to run the association.
You can download an absentee ballot here. We ask for everyone׳s participation in this very important vote.
We have a special meeting scheduled for July 16, 2019 at the Hamburg Township Senior Center at 7:30pm. Meeting attendance is not required for you to be able to vote. The meeting will be available for questions and discussion concerning this change in dues.
Thank you for your support
Your HOA Board members,
Marge Anders (313) 402-6240 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Dwyer (586) 899-4195 email@example.com
Beth Freiberg (810) 923-1389 firstname.lastname@example.org
John Greko (717) 254-9170 email@example.com
Craig Haitz (313) 909-9055 firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank Nelson (248) 767-3389 email@example.com