By a 4 to 1 margin, the McLendon Chisholm City Council voted to approve funding for the construction of a new City Hall through the purchase of a municipal bond in the amount of $1.5 million, which Mayor Gary Moody said would be completed in late 2015. Council Member Gary Lovell voted against the action arguing that taxpayers should be allowed to vote on the measure since it puts the city in long-term debt for the first time in history and will result in a 6% increase in annual property taxes (effective in 2016). The new city hall will also have meeting
By unanimous consent, the Members of the Quail Creek Homeowners’ Association, on October 21, 2014 during the Annual Meeting plead for all members to consider the following resolution for the protection of our community. A RESOLUTION FOR RESPONSIBLE USE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE INSIDE OF THE QUAIL CREEK SUBDIVISION Whereas, Quail Creek is a family oriented rural neighborhood, which requires a “commuter lifestyle” for most; Whereas, many Quail Creek families drive multiple vehicles in and out of the neighborhood several times each day; Whereas, people of all ages walk &/or run as well as ride their bikes in and around the
A “covenant” is an agreement or promise by one to another. Originally derived from the Bible, it is one of the oldest historical terms of legal validity known to exist whereupon it reflects a one-sided promise that is irrespective of what others may do. The CC&Rs, technically, Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, & Restrictions, is a homeowner’s promise to live by certain standards for the benefit of the neighborhood. Some have argued over the seeming unfairness that some were granted the right, through a variance, to violate certain restrictions and because of that have stipulated that they too are rightfully deserving of a variance
The 2011 Texas Legislature enacted major changes to the Texas Property Code, especially as it relates to HOA’s. These changes, most of which went into effect on January 1, 2012, have had a dramatic impact on Quail Creek and the manner in which we are governed. These changes have been highlighted in the attached document.
By HOAleader.com……………………. Do your HOA’s board members patrol the grounds with a cautcha-breakin’-the-rules mentality? One Michigan HOA resident thinks hers do. She recently revealed that her HOA’s board members routinely cruise the grounds in golf carts noting minor breaches of the HOA’s rules. In her case, she was sent a note that the dog waste bag she’d set outside her garage (until she could remember to access the garage–and thus her garbage bin–through her unit) needed to be removed. Sure, she was probably breaking a rule for a few hours. But was it really necessary to send her a note?