Open Space Committee Principles

Homeowners deserve:

 

  • Responsive and timely answers to all inquiries.

  • Honest, fair and respectful treatment by committee members.
  • Regular, open and well-publicized meetings.
  • An impartial and transparent decision making process for the submission of recommendations to the board.
  • Communications from time-to-time on the committee’s activates.
  • The ability to provide proposals for consideration by the committee.
  • A forum that allows for comment regarding any proposal impacting the community.
 
Homeowners have the responsibility to:

 

  • Provide adequate information on their proposals in order for the committee to make informed decisions.
  • Take into account their neighbors opinions on any proposals they submit for consideration by the committee.
  • Read the commitee charter and other governing documents of the association.
  • Treat committee members with honesty and respect.
  • Attend meetings in which their proposals are being addressed.
 
Committee members should:

 

  • Strive at all times to serve the best interests of the community as a whole regardless of personal interests.
  • Use sound judgement to make the best possible business decision for the community, taking into consideration all available information, circumstances and resources.
  • Act within the boundaries of their authority as defined by the charter, the governing documents, and other federal, state and county regulations that may apply.
  • Accept and uphold all recommendations of the committee that were duly adopted—even if the member held a contrary view.
  • Perform their duties without bias for or against any sub-community, group of  residents or individual.
  • Not misrepresent known facts in any issue impacting matters before the committee.
  • Disclose personal or professional relationships with any company or individual whose performance is subject to oversight by the committee.