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editorial@robson.com | SUN LAKES SPLASH | May 2013


Upcoming activities All tickets for Cottonwood Palo Verde


shows and events can be purchased at our Homeowner Services location. Summer DJ Dances Cool off in the San Tan Ballroom this


summer and dance to all your favorite original songs played by our DJ, Jamal Johnson. The cost is only $5. Dances will run from 6:30–9:30 p.m. Bring a group of your friends and party at your own table. The Saturday dates are June 8, July 13 and August 10. Be there or be square! Cinco de Mayo Dinner and Dance This year’s Cinco de Mayo party will be held on Saturday, May 4,


in the San Tan


Ballroom. Expect a fabulous Mexican buffet and your dancing entertainment is Thaddeus Rose. Memorial Day Dinner Dance Memorial Day is May 27, and Cottonwood


is planning a big dinner/dance for that day. Make sure you mark your calendar and plan on celebrating in our San Tan Ballroom. Independence Dinner and Dance On Thursday, July 4, the San Tan Ballroom


will come alive with red, white and blue everywhere as we celebrate Independence Day. The buffet is really great and so is the band “That Kool Band.” Dancing With the Stars We are proud to say that Dancing With


the Stars was one of our most popular shows ever! Everyone in attendance wanted to buy tickets that evening for next year. We’ve made all the arrangements and they’re on sale now. The show date is set for Friday, March 22, 2014, in the San Tan Ballroom starting with no-host bar at 6:00 p.m. and the show to follow at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will still be


$20. Make sure you pick up a fl yer for more information. Impersonators Show “The Divas” As always, D & K Productions put on


another really good show this year. On Friday, March 14, 2014, you’ll enjoy Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and Donna Summer in the San Tan Ballroom. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. show. Tickets are only $20. Desert Hearing Care May is Better Hearing Month and we plan


on celebrating by hosting a free seminar called “Better Hearing for Life” put on by Desert Hearing Care. Join them in the Phoenix Room (A9) on Thursday, May 23 from 10:30 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. (food included). For reservations, please call Peggy at 480-802-1244. Premier Jewelers


(formerly known


Amadom) Trade in your old, broken or unwanted


jewelry for cash! Amadom will be in Cottonwood’s Phoenix Room (A9) from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, June 15, July 20 and August 17. No appointment needed, just come and they’ll take care of you.


Free Cancer Screening Dr. Joseph Allgeier of Radiant Complexions


Dermatology Clinic will be conducting a free cancer screening in Cottonwood’s Phoenix Room (A9)


Lakers are invited. No appointment needed. The doctor will see you on a fi rst come, fi rst seen basis on the following dates: (Doctor will not be here in July) All Wednesdays 2013


— CWPV ACTIVITIES cont. on page 18


from 8:00 a.m.–noon. All Sun


Message from the Board President


Kathy Skrei, Cottonwood/Palo Verde


Board President Business was conducted as outlined


by the meeting minutes in this issue of the Sun Lakes Splash. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by


retired Army veteran Jim


Thorburn. Reports were given on the Palo Verde restroom, the new tennis court at Cottonwood, and from the chairman of the Administration Building Task Force. This was the fi rst meeting of the “new”


Board that includes newly elected Directors Richard Hawkes, Nancy Pannebecker and Kathy Skrei who joined incumbent Directors Don Hicks, Bud Jenssen, Woody Neiman and George Thomas. The third workshop was held prior


to the Board meeting with regard to the new administration building. The


Administration Task Force made a


recommendation to the Board that the design development plans, the building elevation plan, the building fl oor plan and the southern location of the building on the property be approved. The Board approved the Task Force’s recommendation at the Board meeting. Construction on the Palo Verde pool almost complete


restroom is and the


construction of the new tennis court at Cottonwood began on April 7. Many of our homeowners will be


leaving now as the temperatures heat up. We wish you safe travels and look forward to your return once again in the fall. On behalf of the Board of Directors,


thank you for allowing us to serve this wonderful community in which we live. 


Board of Director meeting minutes March 27 (unapproved)


Bud Jenssen, Secretary Directors present: Don Hicks, Bud


Jenssen, Woody Neiman, Mel Rasmussen, Kathy Skrei and Bob Spruiell; directors absent: George Thomas. Also present: General Manager Steve Nolan. Board President Kathy Skrei called the


meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. It was stated the meeting is being recorded for accuracy of the minutes. Bud Jenssen introduced Board President


Kathy Skrei who led the Pledge of Allegiance. Bud Jenssen made a motion, seconded


by Mel Rasmussen, to approve the February 13, 2013, board meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously. Bud Jenssen made a motion, seconded


by Woody Neiman, to approve the February 27, 2013, board meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously. PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: President’s Message will be given at the


4:00 p.m. annual board meeting. TREASURER’S REPORT: Woody Neiman presented the February


28, 2013, pre-audited fi nancial report. A detailed report will be available for viewing in Homeowner Services tomorrow. Bud Jenssen made a motion, seconded


Bob Spruiell, to approve the February 28, 2013, pre-audited fi nancial report. Motion carried unanimously. COMMITTEE REPORTS: Architectural Compliance Committee:


This committee met on March 7. Applications approved - 82, denied - 0, follow-up required - 19, ongoing follow- up - 46. Next meeting is April 4, at 8:30 a.m., in the Phoenix Room. They have no recommendations for the board or management. Audit and Finance Committee: The


report was given of their meeting held March 12. Of note, Richard Hawkes has resigned as chair of this committee in order to serve on the Board of Directors. The new chairman is Fred Haubold. The committee has two vacancies on their committee. Their next meeting is April 9, at 1:00 p.m. in the Saguaro Room. They have no recommendations for the board or management. Complete minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services. Communications Committee: The


report was given of their meeting held March 6. They have two vacancies on their committee. The next meeting is April 3, at 7:00 a.m., in the Ceramics Room. They have no recommendations for the board or management. Complete minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services.


Election Committee: The report


was given of their meeting held March 6. The next meeting is April 3, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ceramics Room. They have no recommendations for the Board or Management. Minutes of this committee’s meetings


are available for viewing at


Homeowner Services. Facilities and Grounds Committee: The


committee reported that they were unable to meet on March 5. At this time the committee asked if the directors had any questions regarding the 5-year plan. The next meeting is April 2, at 10:00 a.m. in the Phoenix Room. They have no recommendations for the board or management. Minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services. Food and Beverage Committee: The


report was given of their meeting held March 7. Of note, Nancy Pannebecker has resigned from this committee in order to serve on the Board of Directors. The committee has two vacancies. The next meeting is April 4, at 9:00 a.m. in the Saguaro Room. They have no recommendations for the board or management. Complete minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services. Golf Committee: The report was


given of their meeting held March 7. The next meeting is April 4, at 3:00 p.m.


in


the Ceramics Room. The committee has no recommendations for the board or management. Complete minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services. Recreation Committee: The report was


given of their meeting held March 4. The next meeting is April 1, at 1:30 p.m.


in


the Phoenix Room. The committee has no recommendations for the board or management. Complete minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services. Safety, Security and Access Committee:


The report was given of their meeting held March 6. The next meeting is April 3, at 10:00 a.m. in the Saguaro Room. They have one recommendation for the board on today’s agenda under First Readings, revisions to item V.B. of B.P. 6-03 Common rule Violations and Establishment of Fines. They have no recommendations for management. Complete minutes of this committee’s meetings are available for viewing at Homeowner Services. Administration Building Task Force:


It


was reported that Workshop No. 2 was held on Wednesday, March 13, which had very good homeowner attendance. During


— CWPV MINUTES cont. on page 20


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