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                   Red Rock Ranch Homeowners Association Monthly Meeting

                                                       08 June 2020



NOTE:  Due to the corona virus pandemic and meetings/gatherings of more than ten people discouraged by the Colorado governor, this meeting was conducted via Zoom.



Presiding: PresidenBeth Lonnquist


Present: Beth Lonnquist, Jim Bergeron, Kevin Guy, Jamie Madison, Shannon Kittelson, Paul Tillotson, Bill Griffith


Guests: Mark and Angi Morton, David Weitz


 The meeting was called to order by President Beth Lonnquist at 1903.


Architectural Control: Mark and Angi Morton submitted a request to build a house with one level above and one level below ground at 18365 Forest View Road.  The house will be 5,800 square feet including decks and garages.  The exterior will be a gray stucco siding with asphalt shingles.  There will be landscaping rock around the foundation extending to five feet. Plans had been sent to all Board members for review prior to the meeting.  Questions asked were colors to be used and building permit.  Colors are in compliance and building permit is pending.  The Mortons asked about the fee and will either mail it to the HOA PO Box or drop it off at President Lonnquist’s home.  The Board approved the request after a motion by Shannon Kittelson and a second by Jim Bergeron.


Guest David Weitz of 4675 Red Rocks Road presented a request that the RRRHOA partner with him to ask the Forest Service to designate certain areas next to Red Rock Ranch as parking during the day with no camping.  The areas in question abut the Ranch and have become a place for campers to stay for up to five months at a time.  There is concern about the danger of fire and health issues since the one bus in particular had no toilet facilities and nearby fields were being used. (See attachments for further detail) A motion was made by Kevin Guy to partner and forward support to the National Forest Service to establish trail heads with parking only and no camping.  A second was made by Jamie Madison and the Board concurred.


Minutes of the 11 May 2020 meeting were read and approved following a motion to approve by Bill Griffith and a second by Jamie Madison.


Treasurer’s Report: The current bank balance is $24,424.65.



     Bank Interest…………… .        0.81


      Park Slash Clean-up…………70.00

      CONO Dues…………...…….75.00

Total contributions for 2020 …..$9,850

Contributors above $75………….…41

Total ACC fees to date………….403.00

Total 2020 Expenses:

     Net Firewise Contributions…$1,450.74

     Legal Expenses to Date……….None

     Insurance Expenses to date…..141.00

Treasurer’s Report approved after a motion to accept by Jim Bergeron and a second by Paul Tillotson.



Old Business: It was again agreed to put the covenant updates on hold until the Board can meet in person in July for in-depth discussion, assuming the state meeting restrictions are lifted.


Web Site: Kevin Guy requested $150.00 to pay for the domain name and the SSL certificate for the web site.  Motion made to allocate $150.00 by Paul Tillotson and seconded by Bill Griffith.  Passed by the Board.


Firewise:  The June chipping date is still on for the 13th.  Sign up for future dates can be made at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  HOA dues must be paid to participate. Firewise committee is creating evacuation brochures and evacuation signage, pending El Paso County approval.


New Business: President Lonnquist thanked all for helping with the spring cleanup effort on the 6th and 7th of June.  It went well and the roll-off dumpster was filled.  The dumpster was not delivered on the scheduled time which led to a bumpy start, so a different company may be used next year if the Board decides to continue the clean-up program.

Kevin Guy requested $250 for supplies to repair sprinklers at the Nevins Park water outlet and also determine whether or not an anti-siphoning system is needed.  Jim Bergeron made a motion to authorize up to $250.00 for repairs, a second was made by Paul Tillotson and the Board agreed.


Resident Comments: Doreen McLaughlin asked to remove the “clothes line” section from the covenants.


Future Dates: Are still up in the air at this time because of COVID.

   On the Agenda:

     Clean Up in June- power wash the tennis court on 20 June as Phase I followed by Phase II and III to fill cracks, paint the tennis court and paint the gazebo.

     Picnic on 15 August

Do xeriscaping


With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 2016 on a motion by Paul Tillotson and a second by Jamie Madison.


The next regularly scheduled meeting will be at 1900 on Monday, 13 July 2020 at Tri Lakes Cares, 235 Jefferson Street, Monument, Colorado assuming the meeting restrictions are lifted.  A Zoom meeting would be a replacement.


Respectfully submitted,



Jim Bergeron 

Secretary/Recorder, RRRHOA