Heather Knoll Cluster Association

Board of Directors Meeting

May 22, 2019


The meeting, held at Tim Schick’s (1223), was called to order at 7:03 p.m.


Board Members present:  Craig Downie, Tim Schick, Brad Wilson, Cate Fulkerson and Petra Raymond.


Resident present: Judith Strother (1202) and Brian McCann (1231)



McCann, speaking on behalf of the residents of 1227-1233, told the board that units in that building were out of sequence on the timing of painting and that they sought to delay the painting of two units until 2020 to allow all units to be painted at the same time.


m/ Brad s/Tim    McCann’s request was approved.


Formal Complaint

The Board reviewed a formal complaint about maintenance of a “party wall” fence.  Cate described the section of the Reston Association deed that specifies how maintenance is to be handled, which make it the responsibility of the affected homeowners. Several board members provided information to the resident on inexpensive repairs and on fence replacement. The suggestions were acceptable to the resident who filed the complaint.



m/ Tim s/Cate  The minutes of the April 10 meeting were approved.


Financial reports

Petra reviewed the financial report.


m/ Tim s/ Cate  The Board voted accept the financial report.



The Board discussed a review of tree conducted by an arborist.  A Leyland Cypress at 1249 is dead. Two trees behind 1223-1225 are dead.  12 white pines that the 10-year master plan call for removal have been identified. The board discussed the need to notify nearby homeowners, the need to determining replacement plantings – if any, and the need to prioritize the work.


m/ Tim s/Cate The Board votes to remove the three dead three adding them to the list covered by the $7,300 tree work spending authorization approved in April, which has funds remaining.


The board will review the issue of the white pines and other work related to the master plan at its next meeting.


The next Board meeting was set for 7pm July 17 at Tim’s house (1223)


The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Tim Schick, Secretary