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Covenants and Restrictions Kick-Off Meetings

When: Monday, August 21 at 6:30 PM  &  Saturday, August 26 at 11:00 AM

Where: Bellevue Library Meeting Room

I'm sure most of us remember that our Covenants are in serious need of updating. A lot has changed since they were first written, and we hope to begin the process soon. We're all in this together and I believe we all want to work together to maintain the quality of life (and property values) that brought us to this neighborhood in the first place. The Poplar Creek Estates Covenants Committee (myself, Bill Arth and George Anderjack, Cate Wilson, Linda Alexander and Lisa Petros) is pleased to announce that as our first step, we have arranged for open meetings, where anyone with ideas or concerns can come to provide input into the decision making. The first two are scheduled in the Bellevue Library meeting room on Monday August 21 at 6:30 PM and Saturday August 26 at 11:00 AM. Please plan on attending at least one. We are anxious for all homeowners to be a part of the process.

Thank you,

Steve Nathan

Covenants & Restrictions Committee Chair

 



PCE Spring Maintenance Notice

Dear Fellow PCE Homeowners,

With Spring upon us the Homeowner's Association Board would like to take this opportunity to remind Homeowners of the requirements for lawn maintenance and care included in Article III, Section 6, "Lawns-Yards" of the Poplar Creek Estates Covenants and Restrictions:

"The owners of lots, including ones on which construction has not commenced, or occupants of residences thereon shall keep and maintain such lots in a neat and orderly fashion, causing the shrubbery to be trimmed to avoid excessive heights, promptly removing dead shrubs and broken tree limbs, cutting grass and removing rubbish. Grass shall not be allowed to exceed the height of eight inches."

Maintenance of our yards and landscaping (bushes, beds, etc.) is paramount to attracting buyers and keeping property values high, and the Covenants and Restrictions call on the HOA Board to enforce violations of this section.

"If the owner of a lot or occupant of a residence thereon, after notice in writing from a Developer, the Homeowners Association or the Architectural Review Committee (any of which are referred to as the noticing entity) shall fail and refuse to comply with a reasonable request to observe this restriction, the noticing entity or its appointees may enter upon such lot for the purpose of cutting grass, trimming shrubs or cleaning up the lot, if the same be reasonably required, charging the expense thereof to the owner of the lot or the occupant of the residence thereon. In such case, the noticing entity shall be entitled to the benefits of a mechanic's lien."

If you have not done your spring cleanup, now is the time to begin that. The HOA Board is tasked with regularly monitoring for compliance. If you receive a related notice and have a hardship - financial, physical, or health, please contact our office. The HOA is certainly willing to work with residents with any type of hardship. Being out of compliance just cannot be indefinite.

Thank you,

Bill Arth

HOA Board President

 

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