Joint Study Session Nov. 5 Meeting Summary
On Nov. 5, the Ken-Caryl Ranch Master Association and Metropolitan District held a Joint Study Session and discussed the following items:
- The Boards discussed the draft budgets for both organizations. The Master Association Board is planning on a $3/month dues increase and will vote on the budget at the Nov. 12 meeting. The Metro District Board will be discussing recreation program fees, including resident pool pass fees, and credit card processing fees at its Nov. 12 meeting. The Metro District Board is scheduled to adopt its budget at the Dec. 3 Board meeting at 6 p.m. at the Ranch House.
- The Boards discussed the Ranch House Pool project. There were work stoppages due to weather at the end of October, but the project is moving along as scheduled.
- Resident Ruth Sundberg requested a focus on infrastructure for the Equestrian Center budget.
- Resident Jim Fodor is concerned about the number of umbrellas and aesthetics at the new Ranch House Pool. He is also concerned about the golden eagles and wants to close Docmann Trail during nesting season.
- Resident Cathy Packard thanked the Boards for updating the Joint Study Session Meeting Guidelines and for making an effort toward mutual respect.
- Chris Pacetti reported on the lawsuit between Jefferson County and Jonathan Sawyer regarding his property in Parcel A just north of the North Ranch. The District Courts ruled in favor of Mr. Sawyer to allow the fence, lights, pavement, and the 60-foot easement. The Courts also ruled he does not get the private road, ability to land his plane or helicopter, and cannot install brighter lights.
- Victoria DeSair reported the Master Association hired a new Communications Associate.
- Traci Wieland announced the upcoming retirements of long-time District employees Gina Hawk and Judy Anderson.
- The Boards decided to cancel the Dec. 3 Joint Study Session.