The meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM by BJ Oneal. Board members present: BJ Oneal, Cindy Esselman, Bruce Vincent, Mary Ruhlman, Maggie Taber, Steve Johnston & Jason Barth.
PRESIDENT, BJ Oneal –
The 2022 Annual Meeting is on Wednesday 01/19/22 at 7PM via Zoom. The agenda for the meeting and a Zoom link will be sent out within the near future. As of 01/11/22 at 1:00 PM, there are 61 neighbors who have voted. We need a total of 216 votes to have a quorum in order to hold the Annual Meeting so please make sure you vote and encourage your neighbors to do so as well. Thank you to Stacey Pedersen for agreeing to help the board out with the Annual Meeting again this year!!
It has been a pleasure serving on the board for the past six years and it is bittersweet that my time has come to an end (at least for now). I would like to thank all board members for dedicating your time and energy to support Innis Arden and for being such great people to work with over the time that I have served on the board. I wish the board (and neighborhood) nothing but the best moving forward.
COMPLIANCE, Bruce Vincent, Acting Chair–
It’s the time of year for vegetation trimming. Please take photos and discuss kindly with your neighbors. Any vegetation that blocks views of the sound and mountains from anywhere on a neighboring property must be trimmed low enough that it does not block those views on a year-round basis.
Members of the Compliance Committee and IAC Counsel are continuing to focus on gaining compliance on all properties that the board has received a Compliance Request Form of merit on. The Committee greatly appreciates the efforts of all members that are continually working with their neighbors and keeping all the vegetation on their properties from blocking any of their neighbors’ views of the sound and mountains.
There are 13 petitioned (CRF) properties with unresolved compliance issues.
18760 Ridgefield Rd. NW (Schuler): At the 11/16/2021 Compliance Hearing this property was found to be non-compliant. A more detailed written decision by the IAC Board, consistent with its votes at the hearings, is pending.
915 NW RB Road (Yu): At the 11/16/2021 Compliance Hearing this property was found to be non-compliant. A more detailed written decision by the IAC Board, consistent with its votes at the hearings, is pending.
1001 NW Richmond Beach Road (Zawtkowski): –no update-
17727 17th Ave NW (Lawson): At the 11/30/2021 Compliance Hearing this property was found to be non-compliant. A more detailed written decision by the IAC Board, consistent with its votes at the hearings, is pending.
18029 13th Ave NW (Hjelle): IAC counsel is assembling results of outside consultants’ vegetation review. The IAC subsequently will be scheduling another hearing on this property in the near future.
18770 Ridgefield Rd. NW (McHugh): The Board has delayed holding a Vegetation Compliance Hearing, pending courtesy site visits with the owners to directly discuss the potentially view blocking vegetation noted in now assembled photo support. Omar is heading up both of these Board site visits. The Compliance Committee hopes to gain the full cooperation.
18742 Ridgefield Rd. NW (Gesinger): The Board has delayed holding a Vegetation Compliance Hearing, pending courtesy site visits with the owners to directly discuss the potentially view blocking vegetation noted in now assembled photo support. Omar is heading up both of these Board site visits. The Compliance Committee hopes to gain the full cooperation.
17732 17th Ave NW (Bargreen): At the 11/30/2021 Compliance Hearing this property was found to be non-compliant. A more detailed written decision by the IAC Board, consistent with its votes at the hearings, is pending.
933 NW Richmond Beach Road (Shen, formerly Knauer): –no update-
1250 NW 175th St. (Sullivan): A CRF was received on 8/10/2020 on this property. The Board will schedule a site visit with the owners to directly discuss the potentially view blocking vegetation noted in photo support.
1213 NW 175th St. (Glascock): A CRF was received on 8/10/2020 on this property. The owner has been contacted by the Board and is cooperatively working on full compliance.
1414 NW 186th St. (Clark): 9/22/2021 written notice to the board. –no update-
Blue Heron Reserve (adjacent to 1408 NW 186th St.): 9/22/2021 written notice to the board. –no update-
BUILDING AND REMODEL, Cindy Esselman –
17751 13th AVE NW
The project is an interior remodel, incorporating an existing deck adding approximately 380 sf to the interior, as well as repositing the garage and a deck addition.
The slope of the existing northern roofline is proposed to change slightly to accommodate the
repositioned garage and the deck addition. The roof will be cut back in the northwestern corner
to accommodate views from neighboring properties.
The house will be dark in color. New windows are also proposed for the existing house.
The addition is setback 10’ from the side property line and 50’ from the front property line (As
required). All neighbors have reviewed with no reservations.
The following motion was made, seconded, and unanimously approved.
Approve the proposed remodel/addition for the Dowd/Guzman residence located at
17751 13th AVE NW.
B&R Projects for February
16715 15th AVE NW
1015 NW 175th ST
18033 15th AVE NW
17717 15th AVE NW
TREASURER, Jason Barth –
At the close of December, our Operating Checking was $10,478 Collections Savings was $10,174, and the Asset Reserves Savings was $441,175.
SECRETARY, Dave Fosmire –
CLUBHOUSE, Mary Ruhlman
In December, we had two rentals at the clubhouse. No events are scheduled until April.
If you have questions about renting the clubhouse, please contact Cheryl Malone at 206-542-5558 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GROUNDS, Bruce Vincent –
· Weekly maintenance by AS Landscaping continued during December. Continued clean-up of the NE corner will continue during winter. Mulching will be added as it becomes available from Ballard Tree Service.
· 3-zone irrigation system in front of Clubhouse: In early December Northern Waters removed the free-standing vacuum breakers, installed a larger valve box, and installed a new Rachio controller for these three zones.
· Ballard Tree Service will be performing maintenance trimming and pruning of the trees along the west side of the playfield & walking path. Trees showing external signs of decay will be cored to further determine the extent of the decay.
· All the three small transom windows have had the glass broken out by apparent vandals. Replacement of the windows with Plexiglas and/or welded steel screens is being considered. Suggestions to add some lighting to that area will be reviewed for practicality. AS Landscaping will continue to trim up tree limbs, and thin out other vegetation to improve the visibility of that area, and other areas hidden from view.
· Weekly maintenance by AS Landscaping continued during December. Seasonal trimming and pruning will continue.
· A new cedar fence was installed along the SW side of the Entrance by owners of 823 NW IA Drive (The Malarky’s).
Grounds Capital Improvements:
· NE Wood Crib Retaining Wall Replacement: -No update-
· Parking Lot Railing Repairs or Replacement: -No update-
ROW, Bruce Vincent
· No ROW tree permitting, or work, is scheduled or pending to date.
· Walking Safety & Landscaping Trimming Reminder: Since IA does not have sidewalks, we are encouraging all property owners to trim back vegetation on the street side of their properties to ground level, at least 3 to 4 feet from the edge of the paved roadway. This will help provide a safe location for pedestrians to step out of the way of on-coming traffic. Thank you to all property owners that have done so and continue to do so!
SECURITY, Bruce Vincent
2021 Trial Program for Off-Duty Shoreline Police/KCSO Deputy Officers Patrolling IA & 2022 Program
· A total of 20 hours of Deputy time was logged for December.
· Rate increase for 2022: The King County Police Officers Guild negotiated new off-duty rates with the King County Sheriff’s Office that are effective January 1, 2022. The effect of this new rate agreement is a 22% increase in hourly rates paid to Deputies working when working for off-duty employers. There has been no increase in the hourly rate paid to the KCSO for Sheriff’s Patrol Vehicle use. In December the IAC Board approved continuation of this program for 2022, budgeting $1500 per month for 20 hours per month (Deputy and Vehicle). At the revised rates, and 20 hours per month, the increase cost will be about $225 per month. Reducing monthly hours from 20 to 17 hours per month would keep the program within the approved budget.
IA Clubhouse and Grounds
· Clubhouse grounds will continue to be patrolled by our off-duty officers to deter after hours use and vandalism.
City of Shoreline IA Reserves Park
· North Entrance (15th Ave NW) The installation of a new streetlight to illuminate the ROW at the north entrance is still pending City of Shoreline action.
Please continue to report activities to the Shoreline Police (KCSO) using these Guidelines:
· If it is an emergency CALL 911
· If it is not and emergency, you can call 911 and tell them “It’s not an emergency” and you will be routed to a Non-Emergency “Call Receiver”.
· Alternately, you can call the KCSO Non-Emergency phone at 206-296-3311 and you will also be routed to a Non-Emergency “Call Receiver”.
· A “Call Receiver” will ask you many questions to triage the call. When they ask “Do you want contact?”, always answer “Yes”, if you want an officer to respond onsite. If you answer “No”, an officer/s will not be dispatched.
· Please tell the “Call Receiver” you “Saw this ______, and I’m willing to assist with beg a witness for prosecution.”
· Photos should be submitted online to the KCSO. The photos need to easily and clearly identify a suspect and/or vehicle. Do not post these photos on Nextdoor.
NATURAL RESERVES, Steve Johnston –
The past month was quiet in the Reserves, with lots of snow and freezing temperatures over the holidays. Routine trail maintenance occurred as needed.
ACTIVITIES, Maggie Taber –
Save the Dates:
2022 Rummage Sale has been cancelled due to covid.
Egg Scramble – Saturday, April 16, 10AM
Nature Event – Sunday, April 24th – Arbor Day
Salmon BBQ – Wednesday, July 20th
Wine Tasting – Thursday, September 8th
Activities plans to send out a survey to the community in February. We are looking for input to help the committee plan for future activities and gauge community interest in participation.
Our next meeting will be Monday, February 7th, 7 PM. In-person (masked and vaccinated) at clubhouse and on zoom to facilitate community wide participation.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:40pm.
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