Community News 9/9/19
Montclair Community News – September 9, 2019
MCC Update from the MPOA President, Rob Clemens
According to an email sent to the MCC members, negotiations for the sale of the club have ended. The email is included below:
Dear Montclair Members,
I am writing you today to express my gratitude for your loyalty during this difficult time at the club. I know that quite a few of you have expressed concern over the rumors that the club is being sold. I have not entered into any sale agreement and have withdrawn from any negotiations.
I have given my full support to our superintendent who has a detailed plan on how we will restore the greens. Sean has outlined the plan for you below.
Thank you again for your support, and I look forward to seeing you at Montclair!
Owner, Montclair Country Club
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Meeting Date Change for the History and Communications Committees
Starting in September, the History Committee and the Communications Committee will switch meeting times. The Communications Committee will now meet on the last Tuesday of the month, starting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. The History Committee will now meet on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Both meetings are held at the MPOA office.
Meeting Date Change for the Covenants Sub-Committee
The Covenants Sub-Committee has elected to change their meeting dates to match the Covenants Committee meeting dates. Starting Thursday, September 12, 2019, the Covenants Sub-Committee will meet at 6 p.m. and the Covenants Committee will continue to meet at 7 p.m. Both meetings are held at the MPOA office. At the meeting, the Sub-Committee will discuss Guideline changes for the following: Gutters and Downspouts, Trash Storage Containers, Arbors and Pergolas, Walkways and Paths.
Homeowners: Do we have the most current information for you?
We get it, life gets hectic! If you’ve moved recently, but kept your home in Montclair, please don’t forget to update your contact information to ensure you continue to receive news and information. The Connect system has a file for each home which contains any notices sent, violation letter and photos, and gives you the ability to update your address at any time.
The form is also online at: https://www.montclairva.com/documents-and-forms
To pay your assessments online, please visit the following website to set up or update your account: www.ClickPay.com/FirstService
Bear in Mind
It’s that time of year where bears are on the move and looking for food. We can see bears foraging for food and young bears searching for new territory. There have been some recent reports of bear sightings in the surrounding area. The MPOA is not responsible for the removal of bears or any wildlife.
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) has some helpful advice on how to prevent attracting a bear to your neighborhood and yard. The most common food attractants are bird feeders, pet food, and garbage, but grills, compost bins, and beehives can also attract bears. For more information, call the Wildlife Conflict Helpline at 1-855-571-9003 or visit: https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/bear/living-with-black-bears/
Monday, September 9: Safety at 7 p.m. at the MPOA Office - CANCELLED
Tuesday, September 10: Budget at 7 p.m. at the MPOA Office
Wednesday, September 11: Board of Directors Meeting at 7:30 p.m. (Open Session) at the MPOA Office
Thursday, September 12: Covenants Sub-Committee at 6 p.m., Covenants at 7 p.m. at the MPOA Office
Friday, Saturday 13: LFMC Signage at 10 a.m. at MPOA Office