2015 ANNUAL MEETING Welcome JESSICA SEDGWICK Association Manager

2015 ANNUAL MEETING Welcome  JESSICA SEDGWICK Association Manager

2015 ANNUAL MEETING Welcome JESSICA SEDGWICK Association Manager FirstResidential Meeting Agenda Call to Order & Acknowledgement of Quorum Introduction of Current HOA Board Members Introduction of FirstService Residential Representatives

Voting Process o Nominations from the Floor o Presentation of Candidates o Cast Your Ballot State of the HOA Association o Committee Reports o HOA Improvements o Development Update o Traffic Update o Financial Review Announcement of 2015 Election Results

HOA Board Members Ginnie Bucek President Paul Blevins Vice-President Scott Smith Treasurer Erika Uggen Secretary Chris Hamilton

Director at Large VOTING PROCESS Jessica Sedgwick Association Manager 2015 BOARD NOMINEES Chris Hamilton Erika Uggen NOMINATIONS FROM

THE FLOOR PRESENTATION OF THE 2015 CANDIDATES CHRIS HAMILTON 1415 Parkside Drive ERIKA UGGEN

4313 Old Grove Drive CAST YOUR BALLOT Meeting Agenda (cont.) State of the HOA Association o Committee Reports o HOA Improvements o Development Update

o Traffic Update o Financial Review Announcement of 2015 Board Election Results State Of The HOA Ginnie Bucek HOA President COMMITTEE REPORTS

Volunteers Needed LOWES FARM HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Committee Interest Form Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Street Address: ____________________________________________________________ Telephone Number(s): _______________________home _______________________cell E-Mail Address: ____________________________________________________________ Please Check Which Committee(s) You Would Like to Help: COMMITTEE

INTEREST FORM _____ Communications Committee (manages & posts community information on HOA website and Facebook page; helps with the community newsletter) _____ Social Committee (organizes social and holiday events for the community; provides refreshments at other HOA events; sponsors community garage sale) _____ Pool/Amenity Center Committee (monitors areas to ensure pool and playground are organized, safe, and clean environments for the community) _____ ACC Committee (maintains the communitys integrity through the enforcement of the HOA CC&Rs (deed restrictions); reviews ACC requests) _____ Landscape Committee (coordinates with Landscape Company on HOA common

areas; advises Management Company of any landscaping needs) _____ Safety Committee (organizes Neighborhood Watch Program; coordinates block captains; hosts NNO event; informs neighborhood of any safety concerns) Please return to: Lowes Farm Homeowners Association, Inc. c/o: FirstService Residential Management Co. 1240 Keller Parkway, Suite 200 Keller, TX 76248 By fax: 817-380-7011 By email: [email protected] Communications Committee

CHAIRMAN: ED WOOD (Webmaster) Manages & Posts Information on LF HOA Website http://www.lowesfarmshoa.com Post Events Documents & Reports Set up LF Facebook Page (191 homeowners) http://www.facebook.lowesfarmhoa (Post Events, Lost Pets,

Communicate with Neighbors) Other Communications Electronic Newsletters Signs E-mail Blasts Event Postcards Connect Social Committee

CO-CHAIRS (JANE THOMPSON & CHARLETTE FULLER) Organize Social Events 2 Pool Parties (opening/closing of season) Dive-In Movies 2014 Dive In Movies SPRING & FALL

Spring 2015 Garage Sale on April 18 th SANTA AT THE CASTLE DECEMBER 7th Olivers Classic Goodness Bakery

Charlette Fuller, Cathy Hall, Erika Uggen Albertex Photography Gift Bag Pool Committee CHAIRMAN (vacant) Monitors Pool, Amenity Center & Playground Area

Safe, Clean Environment Blue Waters & Site (maintenance) Pool Ambassador Program Enhances Pool Safety and Enjoyment Scott Christensen

2015 Ambassador 2015 POOL SEASON OPENS SATURDAY, MAY 16th POOL PARTY on JUNE 6TH (Pizza & Dive-In Movie) CLOSES SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th POOL ACCESS CARDS

POOL CARDS ACTIVATED UPON RECEIPT OF POOL PASS AGREEMENT LOST OR NEED A NEW

POOL CARD ? [email protected] Architectural Control Committee (ACC) CHAIRMAN Scott Smith Maintains CC&Rs (Deed Restrictions) ACC Requests

ACC REQUEST FORM 2014 ACC REQUESTS 56 ACC Requests were submitted in 2014 Example of the requests: installation of patios, outdoor kitchens, painting, replacement of fences, play sets, pool and spa installation, patio covers, sheds, pavers or walkways, landscaping, solar panels 40 Approved

9 Approved with Conditions 7 Denied 2014 Enforcements 502 Violations in 2014 ACC - 16 Basketball - 16 Exterior of Home 8 Fence 92 Inappropriate Behavior 1 Nuisance - 1 For Rent Sign 1 Trash Receptacle 52 Garage Door 3Paint 6 Repairs Misc 5Roof Repair 1

Holiday Decorations 10 Vehicles - 10 Landscaping: Borders - 1General Maint - 5 Trees 25 Missing/Dead 12 Mow/Edge/Trim - 47 Weeds 179 Trim Shrubs 11 Enforcement Escalation Procedure for Handling CC&R Violations Authority -provided in the Deed Enforcement & Fines Each situation is independent

Escalation TROPA Process Violations 1st Letter Friendly Notice + 10 days 2nd Letter -TROPA + 30 days Demand Letter by Attorney + 30 days Injunctive Action Legal Relief

FINE POLICY Repeat offenders who continue to violate deed restrictions over an extended period of time Fine policy will be implemented AFTER numerous notifications of violation Notice of infraction and given 10 days to cure it 2nd Notice of infraction and another 10 days to cure it Certified Letter with 30 day warning a $50 fine will be assessed to their account on the 31st date of that letter if violation is not taken care of Monthly fines if violation is not cured

Landscape Committee CHAIRMAN: DAN PETERS Coordinates with Landscape Company On HOA Common Areas Lowes Farm Homeowner Yard-Of-The Month Program YOTM Sign in Yard

Sense of Pride $50 Home Depot Gift Card 1306 Bramble June 2014 Winner Bragging Rights

2014 FLOWERS IN COMMON AREAS Texas Wildflower Garden at Amenity Center (Future Family Photo Area) Re-Seeded Blue Bonnets & Installed Wildflower Signage EAST BROAD STREET CONSTRUCTION

Lowes Farm Parkway Re-Establishment Beginning April 2015 West and East Flower Beds Center Median Volk Lane

PERENNIALS: Black-eye Susans Cone Flowers Golden Yarrow Salvia (2) Adagio Miscanthus Day & Tiger Lilies Purple Mums Jasmine Grasses SHRUBS: Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Drift Roses Nelly R. Stevens Holly Crepe Myrtle West & East Flower Beds ANNUALS ******************** EAST BROAD STREET BRICK EXPANSE IN PHASES

TREES: Yaupon Holly YAUPON HOLLY CREPE MYRTLE LITTLE GEM MAGNOLIA EAST PALATKA HOLLY NELLY R. STEVENS HOLLY SHRUB MOUNDS: DWARF YAUPONS

DRIFT ROSES East Palatka Holly Crepe Myrtle Safety Committee CHAIRMAN (vacant) Organizes Neighborhood Watch Program Coordinates

National Night Out NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Special Thanks To David Littlefield Robert Wilcox Social Committee POLICE NONEMERGENCY 817.473.0211

817.276.4700 (Public Safety Bldg.) Mansfield Animal Control ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL HOURS: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday Friday ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICES & SHELTER: 407 Industrial Blvd., Mansfield, TX EMERGENCY CALL OUT HOURS:

817.276.4799 4:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. Monday - Friday & all day on weekends TO NOTIFY OF AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL MANSFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 817.473.0211 FREEDOM PROJECT DAVID LITTLEFIELD

Meeting Agenda (cont.) State of the HOA Association o Committee Reports o HOA Improvements o Development Update o Traffic Update o Financial Review Announcement of 2015 Board Election Results 2014 AMENITY CENTER

IMPROVEMENTS Re-Surfaced Pool Decking Re-Stained Wood Portions of Buildings Re-Painted Wrought Iron Fencing 2015 HOA Improvements

REPAIR AMENITY CENTERS: PARKING LOT BUILDING RE-DECKING RE-PAINT PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT INSTALL TREE LIGHTING ALONG LOWES FARM PKY. RE-ESTABLISH ENTRANCE FLOWER BEDS (Presented Earlier) INSTALL DRIP IRRIGATION

Meeting Agenda (cont.) State of the HOA Association oCommittee Reports oHOA Improvements oDevelopment Update oTraffic Update oFinancial Review Announcement of 2015 Board Election Results Development Update

Paul Blevins Vice-President Mansfield ISD TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY Texas Academic Performance Report 2012 2013 District Performance MANSFIELD ISD ALL GRADES (Reported December 2014) 2014 % Passing Rates for All Students

84% Reading (State - 76%) 84% Math (State - 78%)

82% Writing (State - 72%) 83% Social Studies (State - 76%) 82%

Science (State - 78%) Reported by Peter Ponce MISD Research, Assessment & Accountability Specialist MISD SCHOOL BOARD 2015 Dr. Michael Evans School Board

President Place 3 Terry Moore School Board Trustee Place 1 Jim Vaszauskas Superintendent 2015

Danny Baas School Board Trustee Place 6 Karen Marcucci School Board Secretary Place 5 Raul Gonzalez

School Board Vice-President Place 4 Beth Light School Board Trustee Place 2 Courtney Wilson School Board Trustee

Place 7 CITY COUNCIL 2015 Brent Newsom Place 2 2015 Darryl Haynes Place 4

2015 Cory Hoffman Place 5 David Cook City Mayor Wendy Burgess Place 6 Stephen Lindsey

Place 3 Larry Broseh Mayor Pro Tem Place 7 MAY 9th ELECTIONS City Council MISD School Board

THE SHOPS AT LOWES FARM PHASE 1 Dickeys BBQ Quick Cuts Tropical Nail IKIDS ORTHODONTICS Comet Cleaners Subway Animal Clinic Pizza Hut

McDonalds 7 Eleven PHASE 2 Anchor Grocery No ETA OMG Donuts Purple Berri L.F. Dental Care Sprouts M.L.

Broad Street Commons Chase Bank Starbucks Kroger WhatABurger Taco Casa State Farm Chick-fil-A Avante Salon Day Spa Madilyns Boutique

Mansfield Smile Luxury Nail Spa MooYah Coming Soon! Methodist Mansfield Medical Center $118 Million patient tower, 200 jobs Fall 2015 Traffic Update Paul Blevins

Vice-President HIGHWAY 360 EXTENSION Tollway Authority approved financing Beginning in 2015, finishing in 2018 10 Mile Extension from Sublett Rd. to 287 o 4 lanes from Sublett Rd. to E. Broad St. o 3 lanes from E. Broad St. U.S. 287 Frontage road improvements Partnership between N. Tx. Tollway Authority & Tx. Dept. of Transportation

Meeting Agenda (cont.) State of the HOA Association oCommittee Reports oHOA Improvements oDevelopment Update oTraffic Update oFinancial Review Announcement of 2015 Board Election Results 2014 FINANCIALS

Jessica Sedgwick Association Manager 2014 Year End Account Balances Operating Cash $77,907 Investment Account $165,483 Reserve Account $126,011

EXPENSES Utilities; 11.03% Reserve Transfer; 14.61% Insurance; 4.97% Committees; 3.29% Landscape Maintenance; 16.44% Collections & Legal; 6.76% Common Area Misc; 5.60%

General & Administrative; 20.77% Amenity Center/Pool; 16.54% HOA Budget Expense Summary Lowe's Farm Budget & Dues Breakdown 2014 & 2015 Operating Revenue

2014 Budget 2014 Actual $ 226,730 $ 239,296 Operating Expenses Util itie s Landscape Maintenance Common Area Maintenance Amenity Center/Pool General & Administrative

Committe es Insurance Total Operating Expenses Reserve Transfers Total Expenses $ $ $ $ $ $

$ $ $ $ Operating Net Income $ Total Reserve Fund Income Total Reserve Fund Expense Reserve Fund Net Income (Loss)

$ $ $ 32,023 $ 35,904 $ (3,881) $ Combined Net Income (Loss) $

100 27,000 $ 43,605 $ 15,500 $ 42,621 $ 42,216 $ 9,700 $ 10,584 $ 191,226 $ 31,523 $

222,749 $ 3,981 $ $ 2015 Budget $ 230,580 23,799 $

35,488 $ 12,095 $ 35,683 $ 59,401 $ 7,093 $ 10,718 $ 184,277 $ 31,523 $ 215,800 $ 23,496 25,250

45,105 13,500 40,821 52,841 9,700 10,185 197,402 32,469 229,871 $

709 31,978 $ 49,713 $ (17,735) $ 32,969 16,000 16,969 5,761

$ 17,678 FirstService Residential Emergency # 877.378.2388 (24 Hour Customer Care Center and Emergency Call Care) Q&A

SESSION Election Results Jessica Sedgwick Association Manager ADJOURN Cookies Donated by Classic Goodness Bakery

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