Architectural Review Committee

 

Virginia City Highlands Property Owner’s Association

P.O. Box 686, Virginia City, NV 89440

 

Members - Stephen Musser, Cindy Rogers, Wally Corey, Bill Redman And Sherry McCready

 

Meeting Minutes for        06/07/2005        at the V.C. Highlands Fire Station

 

 

1.        Called meeting to order at 7:45 P.M.
Members present: Bill Redman, Sherry McCready & Stephen Musser
Members absent: Wally Corey - Cindy Rogers has resigned from service on the Committee, after providing for well over a year of service to our community, effective immediately.

 

2.      Stephen Musser made a motion to nominate both Eileen Craig and Bill Lewis (who are present) to the Architectural      Committee, motion seconded by Sherry McCready, unanimous. Bill Lewis and Eileen Craig agree to serve on this Committee and are welcomed warmly.

 

3.     Motion made to approve 05/03/2005 minutes by Bill Redman and seconded by Stephen Musser. Unanimous.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1. New plans reviewed -

 

1.        Dennis Harrinton - New 2028 s.f., Ranch style residence, located at Lot 25, Block H also known as 2571 Cartwright Road. Residence shall be 2 stories tall with natural-tone cedar-lap siding and a 210 s.f. front porch. The roof of this new home will be in Brownwood (brown tone) and made up of composition shingles. Home site to be reviewed on 6/16 by Bill Redman for defensible space compliance before final approval by this Committee. Collected $120.00, check # 334.

2.        Kathleen Lowe - Re-roof and exterior re-painting of current residence located at Lot 15, Block J also known as 21525 Dortort Road. Exterior of home will have a main color of Fired Earth (dark brown) and the trim will be Very Black (black). The new roof will be in Onyx Black (black) and made up of composition shingles. Both plans are approved. Collected $40.00, check # 1104.

3.        Elizabeth Dubreuil & Gene Lohrmeyer - New fence to be located at Lot 33A, Block G also known as 21885 Adobe Road. Ranch style fence will be a total of 254 l.f long, have four rails, be almond in color and made of vinyl. Plans approved. Collected $30.00, check # 1642.

4.         Jeanne Ramirez & Hank Berry - Re-paint existing residence located at Lot 211, Block M also known as 1960 Silverado. Exterior of home will have a main color of Malibu Beige and the trim will be Chadwick (brown). Plans approved. Collected $20.00, check # 13765.

5.        David & Elizabeth Shockney - New 3209 s.f., Country Contemporary style residence to be located at Lot 77, Block N also known as 1675 Empire Road. Residence shall be two stories tall with hardy-board lap siding in Peppered Pecan (tan), a 22x12 back deck, a 7x22 front porch and an attached garage. Roof will be made of composition shingles in Chateau Green. Home site to be reviewed on 6/22 by Bill Redman for defensible space compliance before final approval by this Committee. Collected $160.00, check # 120.

6.        Danny & Christine Epper - New 2870 s.f. log home located at Lots 284/285, Block M also known as 2061 Cartwright. Log home is to be two stories tall with a 10x40 back deck, a 7x40 front porch, a four-car detached garage and all logs are to remain natural in color. Roof will be made of metal and will be gray in color. Home site reviewed on 6/08 by Bill Lewis for defensible space compliance. Final approval by this Committee has been given. Collected $235.00, check # 12.

7.        John King - New 2800 s.f., two story, Colonial-Ranch style, four-car detached garage to be located at Lot 200, Block M also known as 20575 Stallion. Exterior of garage will be made of shiplap wood siding in natural-tone cedar. Roof to be made of composition shingle in Teak (brown). Garage site to be reviewed on 6/20 by Bill Redman for defensible space compliance before final approval by this Committee. Collected $100.00, check # 2162.

8.        James & Victoria Nichols - New 2738 s.f., Country Victorian style, one story residence to be located at Lot 34, Block I also known as 2429 Cartwright Road. Residence will have a 375 s.f. front porch and a 510 s.f. back deck. Siding for the residence will be made of Hardy-board in a main color of Stoney Creek (medium brown) and Bordeaux (dark reddish-brown) for a trim color. Roof for the residence shall be made of composition shingle in Warm Mahogany (dark brown). Home site to be reviewed on a future date to be determined by Bill Lewis and the Nichols for defensible space compliance before final approval by this Committee. Collected $160.00, check # 6094.

9.        Eileen Craig - Change in exterior building material for new residence, previously approved by this Committee as #11 at the 4/05/05 meeting, to be located at Lot 27, Block H also known as 2575 Cartwright Road. Siding previously approved as Hardy-board in tan as stucco was not an approvable material. Plans to now be changed to have stucco in a beige color as an exterior siding for this home. Plans approved. No fee collected as this change was previously reviewed but not approved due to it previously not meeting our Guidelines, which it now does.

10.     Cliff & Desiree Tietje - Re-siding of existing residence located at Lot 53, Block G Also known as 2271 Enterprise Road.   New siding to be made of metal, resembling lap siding and in a cream/beige color. Plans approved. Collected $20.00, check # 3390.


2. Total collected: $ 885.00 - for one new fence, one re-siding, one re-roof, one change in materials, two re-painting of exteriors and five new residences.

 

3. Committee Member Contact Information - Members have agreed to get our contact information and mini-bios to the Webmaster of the VCHPOA website for posting prior to our next Committee meeting in July 2005.

 

4. Time Limits and Fines for Violations - the Committee agreed unanimously that -
                1. The First Notice of Violation shall have no fee attached at that time but to serve as a Notice of an offense to              our Guidelines and to request that the offense be corrected within 30 days of the date on the Notice.
                2. The Second Notice of Violation  (not to be dated prior to 30 days of the last violation Notice) will carry a fine of        $50.00 and will serve as another Notice to come into compliance with our Guidelines with an additional 30          days of time for the offense to be corrected.
                3. The Third Notice of Violation  (not to be dated prior to 30 days of the last violation Notice) will carry a fine of           $100.00 (in addition to previous fines) and will serve as another Notice to come into compliance with our Guidelines        with an additional 30 days of time for the offense to be corrected.
                4. The Third Notice of Violation  (not to be dated prior to 30 days of the last violation Notice) will carry a fine of           $200.00 (in addition to previous fines) and will serve as another Notice to come into compliance with our Guidelines        with an additional 30 days of time for the offense to be corrected.
                5. The Third Notice of Violation  (not to be dated prior to 30 days of the last violation Notice) will carry a fine of           $400.00 (in addition to previous fines) and will serve as another Notice to come into compliance with our Guidelines        with an additional 30 days of time for the offense to be corrected.
                6. The Third Notice of Violation  (not to be dated prior to 30 days of the last violation Notice) will carry a fine of           $800.00 (in addition to previous fines) and will serve as another Notice to come into compliance with our Guidelines        with an additional 30 days of time for the offense or the Committee will pursue legal counsel & proceedings against         the Owner of the offending property.
It was discussed that a standard form will be created to serve as the Committees official Notice of Violation. Bill Redman has volunteered to be on the lookout for and report any violation of our Guidelines to the Committee for a Notice of Violation to be sent. The Committee will continue to look primarily to the H.O.A. members to report any suspected violations. It was agreed by the Committee that the Time Limits and Fines for Violation will become effective as soon as they are approved by the H.O.A. Board, the forms are agreed upon and are available for use.



 

 

5. Variations to Limits and Fines for Violations - the Committee agreed unanimously that -
                1. Certain circumstances will warrant the waiving of fines and/or extensions to time limits. This will be done on a case by case basis, with reasonable evidence presented by the Owner of the offending property that he/she is working diligently to correct the compliance issue and the correction is not being complied with due to circumstances beyond their control (weather, contractor delay, etc.). A vote would be taken by the Committee prior to any fee being waived or time limit extended.

 

6. Meeting adjourned at - 10 P.M.