NFHOA News, Thanks and Projects

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Community Manager Change

Some personnel shifts within the Colorado Association Services Fort Collins office has resulted in NFHOA getting a new but experienced community manager. We welcome Jenny Singleton who started working with us at our Sept. 23 Board meeting.

Our previous community manager, Kenton Sickel, is still with Associa and will be available to assist Jenny during this transition. Our thanks to Kenton for serving us during his tenure.

Jenny’s contact information is posted on the Associa page at nelsonfarmhoa.com. She will receive any feedback you submit via CONTACT YOUR HOA BOARD. Jenny’s email is jsingleton@associacolorado.com and direct phone line is 970.204.7777.

Thanks to ARC

Special thanks go out to the three members of the Architectural Review Committee, especially over the past couple of months. Diane Gaede (the newest member who joined ARC this summer), Glenn Gray, and David Meyer have received way more than the usual number of approval requests for roof replacements after the July 5 hailstorm. The ARC has responded to each application in just a few days.

Stephannie Hairston, assistant community manager with Associa, has also done a great job tracking and following up on all of these applications.

Homeowners are required to request ARC approval for many such home improvements. More information is available on the website, including the very helpful Frequently Asked Questions page.

The NFHOA Board recognizes and appreciates all of you who have complied. We know there are others out there who have not, and unfortunately they leave themselves open to violation fines and possible expensive corrective actions.

Refurbished NF Sign

The Nelson Farm sign at the corner of Lemay Ave and Springwood Drive has finally received a much-needed facelift. This was the least costly option discussed at our last NFHOA Annual Meeting. Fortunately, the 40+-year-old rock and concrete pillars were not damaged which could have added considerable cost.

Pool Closure

The pool is covered for the season, chairs and other items stored away, and the building weatherized (water turned off). Much of this is what we pay Splash to do, and the lifeguards do their part on the last day of the season. However, there are other dirty jobs that they do not do.

Thanks to Glenn and Judy Gray who put the canvas shade tarps up in the spring and take them down, clean and store them after pool closing, clean out the French drain surrounding the pool, and do other seasonal chores. Marshall Flug helped out this year and with Glenn got the trash stockade cleaned up removing leftover broken pool furniture, tree branches, and other junk.

Unfinished Items

Several other items still need work. Our community manager and other Associa folks are soliciting bids for the Board to review.

Projects include sealing the tennis courts, replacing hail-damaged pool shade structures, maintaining some of the pool fencing, repairing the Nelson Farm sign by the tennis courts, and replacing a shower valve and possibly the hot water heater. We also have overgrown vegetation on the east side of the pool fence and some trees that require attention.

All of these things are on the Board’s radar and will be resolved and hopefully completed before the pool opens Memorial Day.

Your NFHOA President on behalf of the NFHOA Board,
Marshall Flug

One comment

  1. Anita Bleem

    New sign looks great. I’m sure the orange letters will grow on me, especially as the surrounding wood weathers a bit.
    Look for new flowers at the new NF sign in the spring. I hope to plant spring bulbs on the east side soon, and return the two small red rose shrubs (gave away many of the irises). And yes, on the west side I’ll ensure perennials do not cover the words, and plan on a yellow and orange theme. I’ll let you know if I need/want any money later — I May donate everything again.

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