Community News 12/20/19
Montclair Community News – December 20, 2019
2019 Holiday Home-Decorating Contest Winners Announced!
Montclair sure knows how to shine bright! It wasn’t an easy decision but after some debate the following homes were named the 2019 Montclair Holiday Home-Decorating Contest winners:
Yuletide Tradition – 5105 Willow Oak Place
Winter Whimsey – 15077 Lindenberry Lane
High Wattage – 15765 Edgewood Drive
Overall Favorite – 15356 Edgehill Drive
We hope you can find time this holiday season to visit these homes – and all the other beautifully decorated homes in the neighborhood.
Holiday Trash Schedule
Monday recycling and Thursday trash will be collected as normally scheduled. Christmas trees will be collected with trash. Please remove all tinsel and decorations and do not place tree in a plastic bag.
The MPOA Office Holiday Schedule
Friday, December 20, 2019 – MPOA Office closing at 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24-25, 2019 – MPOA Office closed
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 – MPOA Office closing at 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 – MPOA Office closed
MPOA Budget Presentation to Membership
The proposed FY21 Budget to be voted on by the MPOA Membership at the March 2020 Annual Meeting has an annual assessment projection of $800.00 per year distributed across 3857 lots. There are two significant factors associated with this increase - Trash pickup in Montclair and Reserve contributions. The Board will be holding numerous Town Hall meetings between now and the March Annual Meeting to maximize homeowner awareness of the proposed budget. The schedule of future meetings is as follows:
Saturday, January 4, 2020 at MPOA Office at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the MPOA Office at 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at MPOA Office at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the MPOA Office at 7 p.m.
All residents are encouraged to review the proposed Budget. If you have questions, please plan to attend one of the noted Town Hall meetings.
Copies of the draft Budget and an associated Briefing to be used at the noted Town Hall meetings can be found on FSR Connect https://montclairva.connectresident.com/ under “Association Documents” > “Financial Management.”
Access to View Recorded MPOA Meetings
Missed this month’s Board of Directors meeting? Can’t make it to the Budget Town Hall? Don’t worry, the MPOA Recording Team has you covered! The videos of the December 11, 2019 Board meeting and the December 17, 2019 Budget Town Hall are posted online now. The recording access documents can also be found on FSR Connect https://montclairva.connectresident.com/ under “Association Documents” > “Board and Committee Minutes.”
Call for Candidates
Would you like to get involved and help make Montclair the best it can be? Consider helping to shape the future of Montclair as a member of the Board of Directors. Four At-Large Representatives are needed to serve on the Board of Directors for a 3-year term, to be elected at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Interested? The Board of Directors Candidate Form is here. Please follow the instructions on the form.