Carriage Lawn at Barkley Homeowners Association

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Carriage Lawn at Barkley Homeowners Association was convened at Fairhill Elementary in the Library, Chichester Lane, Fairfax, VA at 7:36pm, EST.

Attendance: Marshall Manson Sanjay Vakharia Ray Worley Carol Mallory Howell Thomas, Koger Management

Approval of previous meeting minutes: Mr. Manson moved to approve the October 17, 2005 meeting minutes. Motion was carried. Minutes are to be added to CLB website.

New Business

Dead Trees Modano Place (south of townhouses)

Mr. Manson requested Kroger management to contact Centex representatives. It was understood that Centex agreed to remove the dead trees. There are concerns that the trees are a danger for falling and that liability issues abound. It was discussed that Centex should/could be held liable should a tree fall.

Wood line Royal Doulton Lane southern most end (south of townhouses)

It was agreed to address the overgrowth issues in the early spring (March/April 2006.)

Annual Meeting

It is to be held in January, 2006 and the BOD further discussed that there are no board seats to be open for election. It is expected that parking policy to be discussed at the meeting.


The BOD discussed the budget and various line items including billings such as legal expenses, prepaid expenses, CD rates in Community Bank.

Refuge/Trash Service

BOD members expressed concerns about trash service and the timeliness of trash being picked up. Kroger Management representative, Howell Thomas, indicated the contract specified a time frame of approximately 6:00am to 6:00pm. The BOD president requested that Kroger notify that the CLB would like to see timely refuge pickup. Also, the concern of trash trucks hitting street signs should be directed to American Way as well.

Snow Plowing / Sanding

There was a brief discussion to request Pine Ridge to be judicious in their application of sand during icy/snow events. The concern is related to the sand being washed down to the storm water detention pond and the extra cost to clean up the sediments in the concrete culvert. BOD requested Kroger representative to make note to Pine Ridge.

Old Business

Parking Policy

Mr. Manson agreed to update the proposed parking policy based upon comments from attorney. This issue will be reviewed and discussed at the annual meeting.

Future meeting location

Wednesday, January 18, 2005 at Fairhill Elementary


Marshall Manson moved that the meeting adjourn. Ray Worley second. Vote was unanimous. The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 pm.