Open Minutes

June 19, 2017



Board Members Present: Ellena, Fowler, Green, Heist, Moles

Board Members Absent: None

Management Present: Miller, Sinicropi


Meeting called to order at 6:40 p.m.



Open Minutes.


Ellena moved to accept the May 15, 2017. Green seconded.

Approved 5-0.



Management Report Agenda Items


Selection Criteria

Heist moved to approve the revised Selection Criteria Plan for new members. Moles seconded.

Approved 5-0.


Lighting Project

Heist moved to decline the Parker Arnst LED replacement bulb for Highlands. After reviewing the cost versus the savings, it would cost the Members $2.50 a month in carrying charges ($30 for 12 months). Ellena seconded.

Declined 5-0.


August Bingo

The summer Bingo event has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 23rd.



Old Business


Concrete Prices

Nanette informed the Board that the costs for concrete projects on the property in 2017 will be approximately $37,975. This is for the following projects:


        6275 Haag to alternative parking lot

        6333-6337 Balfour backyard sidewalk

        30 porches at $900.00 each and 415 sq ft for other sidewalks

        Composting pad

        Replacing steps in sidewalks


Alternative Parking Lot

Nanette informed the Board that is will cost $43,000 to put 6 of concrete with highway mesh in the grassy/gravel area in the alternative parking lot. A bid for asphalt will be obtained soon.


Lot 18 Asphalt

Four different companies are being asked to bid on this project. There is a contractors meeting scheduled for 6/27/2017 to go over the details.



New Business


Danielle Fowler announced she is moving and this is her last meeting.



Member Concerns.


Georgia Vroman asked if there is any update on the removal of the old telephone poles. No.



Adjourned at 7:15 p.m.




Respectfully Submitted,




Mary P. Heist, Secretary, Board of Directors

Highlands Cooperative Association