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Boulder Walk 2008 Annual Meeting - Example Presentation


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Boulder Walk 2008 Annual Meeting - Example Presentation

  1. 1. Welcome Neighbors! Welcome Neighbors!
  2. 2. 2008 Annual Meeting Agenda Call to Order Call to Order Establish Quorum 2009 Budget Highlights Speed Bump Overview Vote Board Candidates Overview Nominations from the floor Candidate introductions Vote Reserve Study Updates Reserve Study Updates 5‐Year Strategic Plan Update Community Accomplishments Community Issues Main Sub Home Values Update Community Volunteers Board Volunteers Board Volunteers Upcoming Events Vote Results Adjourn Boulder Walk Lane, Spring 2008 , p g
  3. 3. 2009 Budget Highlights 2009 Budget Highlights Focused on what the real costs  of the community are Reduced Landscaping fees,  p g increased quality Successfully met all of our  obligations for 2008 Current Budget is on target and  Current Budget is on target and should remain so Able to continue making strong  contributions to the reserve fund Still very tight, no room for  errors 2009 will go up to $355 per  home Due date is February 1, 2009
  4. 4. Speed Bump/Hump Study p p/ p y Vote to ask county to come  into community  No choice as to need May come back and say no May come back and say no No choice as to the placement Stop signs On master community plan Currently missing y g BW Dr. @BW Way Speed Limit 25 MPH Hidden Costs Taxes up?  $25.00 increase Taxes up? $25 00 increase County has changed their policy so  many times in past 12 months on  what cost are Vote
  5. 5. Nominations for  Nominations for 2009 Board of Directors Five posts open three 1 year terms three 1‐year terms • Rick Rauch two 2‐year terms • Stacey Mattison Next year there will be  three posts open three posts open • Tiffanie Nakia Towns • Jennifer Cheers • Mike Datelle • Gerale Grinach • Nominations from the floor
  6. 6. 20‐Year Reserve Funding  Study Highlights Study Highlights Based on our proposed  spending, reserve fund will  accommodate all of the changes accommodate all of the changes Learned what our obligations  will look like over the next 20  years Reserve study is an estimate  that must be updated every two  years to stay on track Cash flow study proves out  that years 2 and 3 will be the  hardest (2008 & 2009) Reserves to be at $10,000  minimum as of 2010 minimum as of 2010 Our reserve fund is not there  to see how much can be added
  7. 7. 5‐Year Strategic Plan 5 Year Strategic Plan  Highlights Objectives  To improve the quality of life  for all Boulder Walk residents  To improve the property  values of the Boulder Walk  Community To invest in the community‐ h at‐large securing our place in  moving community affairs and  issues to resolution  To protect and conserve the  To protect and conserve the natural resources within and  surrounding Boulder Walk to  retain the natural beauty of our  neighborhood.  To create a solid  path/direction for our  community to grow and prosper.
  8. 8. Community Accomplishments Developer Issues Sidewalks Curbs Streets Paved Drainage Issues Detention Pond and BW Court  Drainage ALRC Processes 52 requests 46 Approved Additional Processes and Guidelines Worked with County to get lift station   beautification Resolve Developer Issues Georgia Power and AT&T Watershed County Meeting Neighborhood Watch Website  Community Recordkeeping Checks/balances standards t d d Cut costs Landscaping Insurance
  9. 9. Community Accomplishments Rewrote and established new  governing documents Focused on protecting the community  and making it stronger New Entrance Look and Feel N E t L k dF l New entrance monument New landscaping and trees New Landscaping Completed the gathering garden p The Nature walk is 95% complete More Security Activities Established Social Calendar First Tri‐Neighborhood Event Showcased the community to elected  officials Eight Events/Eight Months Eight Events/Eight Months Easter Egg Hunt (March/April) Community Improvement Day (April) Community Yard Sale (May) Family Safety Day (June) Night Out  (August) Halloween Festivities (October) Fall Festival/Cook off (November) Fall Festival/Cook‐off (November) Light Up Night (December) Developed Communication plan Retooled based on feedback Over 700 emails responded to Community Surveys
  10. 10. Community Issues Community Issues 6 Main Issues GA Power  Conduct and lack of compliance SWAT Still dangerous Made headway, still no com. Sewage 24 Direct line to the plant manager If smell is issue, must call # immed. Crime Ongoing McNair HS Ongoing Code enforcement Ongoing
  11. 11. Community Issues 14 Sub Issues Sun Valley Upper Key Road code  Eagle’s Run Apartments enforcement (the top beyond  City Crest Cit C t Fayetteville to Moreland) Fayetteville to Moreland) McNair HS area cleanup and  The DeKalb Co. easement along  keep up.  BW on Bouldercrest Lower and mid‐Key Road  y Key Road and Bouldercrest Rd.  dumping and trash issues  speed enforcement d f t Bouldercrest vacancies and  Unfinished/abandoned homes  dangerous trash  on Bouldercrest Gunfire on public property and Gunfire on public property and  Key Road Lighting  in a residential areas “Poachers” on city properties The vacant properties across  from our entrance on Key Road
  12. 12. Entrance Monument Entrance Monument  Proposal Statement Elegant Classic Baker Land Designs 8 firms w/ ideas Footprint and Right‐of‐Way Entrance restrictions What we have to work with Perceived and Realistic Value Sets the standard for a $400k  community
  13. 13. E t Entrance Update U d t Statement Elegant Classic Baker Land Designs Sets the standard for a $400k  community Perceived and Realistic Value New Plantings Monument planting 14 new trees New grasses Sod Replacement Planted corner beds Left to be done Additional Grasses to be planted to  complete tree beds complete tree beds
  14. 14. Landscaping Update Phase I completed Intended to be complete in  2011 p y p g Will be completed by Spring  of 09  Under budget Smaller plants Volunteer time Donations Elements The Nature Walk 95% complete The Gathering Garden e Gat e g Ga de 95% complete Native/Adaptive plantings NWF Certification Perceived and Realistic Value Sets the standard for a $400k  community
  15. 15. Boulder Walk Community Report We don’t know. Market is still too volatile to tell  what real numbers are State of the area Our community sold out at 100%,  Our community sold out at 100% only second community in entire area  to do so Bankruptcy rumors abound 6 homes have sold within the past  12 months 12 months Currently five homes for resale in  entire community 4 foreclosures (that we know of) in  08 Current value growth for Boulder  Current value growth for Boulder Walk is estimated at ‐10% for 2008 Based on known appraisals Area sales Community sales Market value Market value Well above the predicted ‐26%  growth loss for entire metro area
  16. 16. 2008 Volunteers Frank Barton Joshua Maurice J h M i Sarah Berry Anja Wolf Thomas Wood Randy Mell David Chandler John Hester Bryant Koontz John Joyce Sharon Joyce Sandra Braboy Travis Groo Keith Meadows Sean Peppers Valicia Gonzales Tara Rauch Tara Rauch Tara Ladner Stacey Mattison Rhonda Mclaren
  17. 17. 2008 Volunteers Lee Spurgin David Smith D id S ith Sierra Bazemore Tiffanie Nakia Towns Stacey Chandler Robin Reiger Joel Reiger Jamie Datelle Mike Datelle Don Bostic Rochelle Turner Joey Detenber g Jorge Brooks Jenna Kaba And more ( (I know I missed people here, please  p p ,p forgive me!)
  18. 18. Your 2008 Board of Directors Darren Ryan, President Carlos Gonzales, Vice‐ President Rick Rauch, Secretary i k h Terri Maurice, Director‐at‐Large Gerale Grinich, Director‐at‐Large As always, special thanks to Danielle  Neely!!! N l !!!
  19. 19. Upcoming Events October 31 b Halloween Trick‐or‐ Treating and House  Decorating Contest i C November 15 (Tentative) Fall Festival and Chili  Cook‐off December  13 (Tentative) Boulder Walk Light Up  B ld W lk Li ht U Night