Welcome to Pine Mountain Estates News Update. Here you will be able to get the latest information if you’re not on Facebook and don’t want to wait until the quarterly newsletter. Happy Reading!
2019-2020 Board of Directors
A big congratulations goes out to our new appointed Board of Directors:
- President: Edie Stitt
- Vice President: Gary Cooke
- Treasurer: John Horton
- Secretary: Valerie Kratzer
- Hal Abernathy
- David Turner
- Kevin Womack
We wish them all the best in the coming year!!!
2018-2019 Board and POA Accomplishments
As we end the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year, it’s always good to look back at all the accomplishments the Board, the POA and all our Wonderful Volunteers have accomplished. These items could not have come this far if it wasn’t for you. See Accomplishments.
Property Management – Approved by the BoD
On 28 Feb 2019, in a working board meeting, the Board of Directors approved hiring a property management company called Cedar Management Group. For the next few months, expect a major transition. See Property Management for details. (Article updated April 15, 2019)
Selling Pine Mountain’s Water System
Due to a course of events that occurred around 2015 – Pine Mountain POA, Inc. was placed into a position to become either a Public Utility or sell the water/wastewater system to another source. To read the details of this up and coming vote, please read Sale of Pine Mountain Water. (Article updated April 15, 2019)
2019 Expectations & Results
Each year – the new board should create a list of goals and expectation they set out to meet for the new fiscal year. This article provides you with where we stand as of February 2019 facing a new election and voting process. See 2019 Expectations.
Pine Mountain and South Mountains State Park intertwine with trails, rivers, trees, great views and more. If you’re one to walk, bike or hike nature trails – Pine Mountain and South Mountains State Park are the remnants of the much larger Appalachian Mountains, separated by the Catawba River valley. The range covers approximately 100,000 acres in four North Carolina counties. To get a glimpse of the trails available within South Mountains State Park, click Trails. To acquire what’s happening within South Mountains State Park, visit their Facebook page for details.
Having Problems Signing-In on Protected Pages?
While there’s a lot of general information available about Pine Mountain, there’s a small amount of information that really isn’t interesting for anyone other than a Pine Mountain Member. Those pages are “protected” with a password. If you’re a Pine Mountain Member/Property Owner – and you do not have the password, please contact the POA Office during normal business hours.
Members Only Page
Members Only are just that. Pine Mountain Member’s Information page contains membership information not available to the public. Info such as Telephone Directory, Listing of Contractors, Monthly Meeting Minutes, Monthly Financial Reports and governing documents. What’s coming is meeting recordings… so stay tuned. 😉
The Firewise Community Program is designed to educate and give guidance to wooded residential areas to prevent loss of homes and property to wildfires. Each home in Pine Mountain is expected to complete a Firewise Home Assessment for the purpose of reducing the probability of a wildfire loss. For details, see Firewise.
Pine Mountain Disaster Planning
When facing an emergency or disaster that may put your home/property in danger, the last thing you need to do is panic about what to do. Please visit Pine Mountain Disaster Planning for facts, action plans, safety kits, emergency systems, etc. Stay informed, Be Safe!
Pine Mountain Information Disbursement:
Pine Mountain has been growing leaps and bounds with disbursing information to its members. To ensure you are receiving information properly, the following sites have been set up for your convenience:
- Pine Mountain’s Official website: PineMountainNC.com is open to the public for all general information about Pine Mountain and its Golf Course.
- Pine Mountain’s Facebook Group: Pine Mountain Estates, NC is where neighbors can openly communicate with their neighbors on animal sightings, social gatherings, announcements, various issues of concern, etc.
- Pine Mountain’s News website: PineMountainNews.com is where detailed information about what’s happening within the community that every member needs to know.
Open communication and current news are vital to any community. If you have news that needs to be announced, please do not hesitate to contact Wanda Merical at WMerical@msn.com.