Ponderosa Community Club Association Manager Report
by Mary Cox
We welcome your suggestions and ideas for improvements. Our major activities are listed below.
- Responded to homeowner’s calls, emails, and office visits regarding 2014 dues, greenbelt thinning/logging project, clubhouse rentals, weather conditions, water runoff, and requests for local businesses that do yard work.
Roads & Equipment
- Rented a road sweeper from Wenatchee and swept the paved roads. Cleaned up excess gravel in several intersection areas.
- Filled potholes.
- Repaired streets signs – 3 “stop” signs and a “do not enter” sign.
- Repaired the power steering on the Yukon.
- Contacted the PUD to remove a sick tree on Saddle. Cleaned up after tree removal.
- Removed a dead tree on Shetland.
- Provided support to Doug Pendleton, Tom Bartlett, and Bill Whitlow, project leads, for the commercial thinning/logging project which began the end of January.
- Notified membership of logging plans and status.
- Reviewed and reported financials to Committee and the Board.
- Worked with Doug and Tom to locate a property line on Bronco and resolve a dispute.
- Monitored road conditions and coordinated with Doug so that the logging trucks did not damage Ponderosa roads.
- Coordinated with Doug on logging near water system components.
- Received several questions from members about logging and flagging in the greenbelts. Referred them to Doug, Tom, or Bill.
- Met with Richard Schellhaas to review the repairs need to the upper reservoir road from the loggers.
- Repaired the telemetry line to the lower reservoir, which was damaged during the greenbelt thinning project. Operated the wells manually until repair was complete.
- Met with H2O Diving Solutions to review the repairs needed on the upper and lower water reservoirs. Received a cost estimate.
- Analyzed the lightning protection recommendations and cost estimates from our engineer. The project is moving ahead.
- Well #3 Reduced Production – Provided information to our engineers, who are researching the options for removal of iron bacteria. They will present recommendations and cost information.
- Conducted monthly coliform water quality tests.All tests were satisfactory and were reported to DOH.
- Turned water off/on in the water vault for homeowners, as needed.
Buildings & Grounds and Swimming Pool
- Began the process to open the swimming pool. It will be operational and open to members on Memorial Day weekend.
- Submitted the swimming pool annual operating permit and fees to Chelan County.
- Completed the repair to the clubhouse beam caused by woodpeckers.
- Washed the clubhouse windows.
- Replaced a black plumbing vent on the clubhouse roof which was broken by vandals this winter. Removed all the pine needles from the clubhouse roof.
- Thatched and raked the ball field and clubhouse park. Raked the playground.
- Started up the irrigation system for the ball field and park. This involved repairing some of the sprinklers.
- Fertilized the ball field and park.
- Serviced and repaired the riding mower. Installed new belts, blades, and bags.
- Installed a new tetherball and put up the volleyball net.
- Did a “spring cleaning” of the clubhouse, including washing all the light fixtures, dusting the beams, and replacing furnace filter.
- Set up the deck furniture.
- Cleaned the clubhouse for social events.
- Created and published the March, 2014 Ponderosa financial reports.
- Reviewed the financial reports with the PCC Board of Trustees Treasurer, Stan Morgan.
- 2014 Month-end financial transactions and tax payments were completed.
- Shut off water to two members for non-payment of dues. Resumed water service to one member after payment.
Support to the Board of Directors and Committees
- Prepared for and attended the Board Meeting on April 5.
- Updated Vern Little & Daryn Wilbur with operational issues on a regular basis.
- Provided information to the Board on one real estate issue.
- Met with our attorney and associates on April 10 regarding the dispute with RH2 Engineering.
- Worked with Vern Little to review water run-off issues, including plans and procedures. Updated past policies for review at the next board meeting.