Thirty people attended a relatively brief Board meeting on Tuesday, May 23, including all nine board members and the management team.
Two major points of discussion ensued, with the noisiest being a discussion about noise. The other topic was the hiring of a consulting firm for the Master Planting Guidelines recommended by RIOS.
In a unanimous vote, the Board agreed to spend $5,000 to hire consulting firm MGAC to generate a cost estimate for removing the lawn around the immediate perimeter of most buildings and replacing it with less thirsty flora. MGAC’s work will figure into the upcoming Board vote on whether to adopt landscape architect RIOS’ Master Planting Guideline recommendations.
ONGOING DISCUSSION ON NOISE
The Board took up the matter of revising the Village Green Handbook to include more explicit guidelines for noise in common areas. Director Ashley Fondrevay laid out a framework for tackling the topic, including the enforcement of complaints and setting noise limits for parties and get-togethers. After much discussion, a straw poll was taken – three members voted to keep rules as they are, and six of nine board members voted to develop additional rules to be presented at a future meeting.