Phone - (425) 227-3997
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Architectural Control Committee (ACC). To have total control over any improvement, alteration, addition or change to any lot in the Greens, with the intent of improving the quality of our community. (ByLaw IX f)
The Chairperson of the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) of Fairwood Greens is an appointed position, of an elected Trustee, by the President of Fairwood Greens. The primary responsibility of the ACC, as required in the Bylaws of Fairwood Greens, is to have control over any improvement, alteration, addition or change to any lot in the Greens with the intent of improving the quality of our community. This is accomplished by enforcement of the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) of Fairwood Greens. The ACC guidelines have been historically considered the accepted and enforced interpretation of the CC&Rs. The ACC officially responds to written approval requests and/or complaints. The ACC is always interested in interviewing potential committee members to assist in the smooth operation of the committee.
Common Properties. To cause the common properties to be maintained adequately and to arrange contracts with a contractor to achieve this end. (Bylaw IX e)
The chair of the committee will update the specification for the landscape maintenance contract as required. On an annual basis he will issue a Request for Proposal for the maintenance effort and place a one year contract. Following placement of the contract, he will monitor contractor compliance with the contract provisions and take the appropriate action. He will make sure playground equipment is usable and safe. To ensure adequate funding, he will request funding via the annual budgetary process for maintenance and the addition of new equipment in the parks or other common areas.
Growth/External Affairs. To follow developments in the area of the Greens that will impact our community. (ByLaw IX c)
The position of Growth/External Affairs is responsible for those external functions that affect Fairwood Greens. The listed functions only represent those tasks that are currently known. There are a variety of situations that affect Fairwood Greens that suddenly present themselves and must be dealt with as required.
Monitoring Changes Government:
- State of Washington Laws
- King County
- Cities of Renton, Kent, etc.
- Dept. of Transportation
- Dept. of Development & Environmental Services
- Police & Fire Departments
- Kent School District
Monitoring Changes in the Surrounding Areas
- New Building Developments
- Coordinate with neighboring communities
The following several tasks are required to make the above functions work:
- Attend the monthly FGHO meetings
- Attend the meetings that occur in the above areas
- Develop relationships and coordinate with people in the above areas
- Telephone and write letters to state FGHO position to the above parties
- Create proactive programs to help the community
- Coordinate with fellow trustees
Property Maintenance. To ensure all lots within the Greens are presentable and complyy with accepted standards. (ByLaw IX d)
The Chairperson of the Property Maintenance Committee (PMC) of Fairwood Greens Homeowner’s Association is an appointed position, of an elected Trustee, by the President of the Fairwood Greens Homeowner’s Association.
The primary responsibility of the PMC is to insure that each homeowner is to maintain the exterior appearance of his/her property in a manner that upholds the quality of our neighborhood as outlined by the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) and Rules and Regulations (R&R) of the Fairwood Greens Homeowner’s Association. These declarations are to protect every homeowner’s property value by ensuring a well-kept and desirous place in which to live.
This focus includes, but is not limited to: yard maintenance, home exterior maintenance, holiday decorations, automotive vehicles and recreational vehicles.
The Committee is also responsible for the development and improvement of the guidelines to uphold the appearance of our neighborhood.
Security. To arrange contracts with a company to provide 24 hour security service for the Greens. (ByLaw IX b)
The requirement for a 24-hour a day security service is spelled out in the Fairwood Greens Articles of Incorporation, and funding is provided through Homeowners’ assessments by the FGHA Bylaws. Section B of Bylaw IX states "To arrange contracts with a company to provide 24 hour security service for the Greens." Securitas currently provides our security service.
The security officers are bonded and trained, and Securitas is insured.
The security patrol duties include:
24-hour protective patrol services for Fairwood Greens residents, guests and their properties.
Assistance with enforcement of the Associations’ Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions, Rules & Regulations, and other applicable governing documents.
Assistance as requested to local police in apprehension of perpetrators of observed crimes.
Obtain information regarding vehicle violations and report this information directly to King County Police. This includes, but is not limited to, speeding and parking violations.
- Assist local fire district personnel as requested by same.
Please note: The Security Patrol is not to assume any police powers of law enforcement in rendering assistance to local authorities.
Additionally, the security patrol provides extensive support to the community, providing vacation checks, and notifying us when we leave our garage doors open at night.
The Security Committee is always interested in interviewing potential committee members to assist in the smooth operation of the security activities. Residents interested in communicating with their neighbor on security issues are especially needed to ensure that our security process has the proper "grass-roots" input and support.