Q: What is the SaddleBrooke Homeowner's Association?
A: It is a non-profit corporation registered with the State of Kansas and managed by a duly elected Board of Directors. Its purpose is to maintain all common areas and to govern the community in accordance with the provision of the following legal documents: CC&R's, Bylaws, and Articles of Incorporation. The governing legal documents for the association may be viewed online within the of this site. The corporation is financially supported by all members of the homeowners association. Membership is both automatic and mandatory.
Q: When are my homeowners association fees due?
A: Fees are due January 1st. After March 1st. interest is assessed on the unpaid balance. A bill will be sent to your address
Q: What are the CC&R'S?
A: The Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&R's) are the governing legal documents that set up the guidelines for the operation of the planned community as a non-profit corporation. The CC&R's were recorded by the County Recorder's office of Johnson County and are included in the title to your property. Failure to abide by the CC&R's may result in the association assessing a fine and/or lien on the homeowners property. The governing legal documents for the association may be viewed online within the Bylaws page of this site.
Q: What are the Bylaws?
A: The Bylaws are the guidelines for the operation of the non-profit corporation. The Bylaws define the duties of the various offices of the Board of Directors, the terms of the Directors, the membership's voting rights, required meetings and notices of meetings, and the principal office of the Association, as well as other specific items that are necessary to run the Association as a business. The Bylaws for the association may be viewed online within the Bylaws page of this site.
Q: What is the Board of Directors?
A: The Homeowner's Association again is a corporation and therefore has a governing body that is required to oversee its business. The Board of Directors is elected by the homeowners. The limitation and restrictions of the powers of the Board of Directors is outlined in the Association governing documents found within the Bylaws page of this site.
Q: Are there any other rules?
A: Our homes association has developed Rules and Regulations as provided for in the CC&R's and adopted by the Board of Directors. Rules are established to provide direction to the homeowners for common courtesies with regard to parking, vehicles, pets and pool use hours, etc. In addition, our HOA has adopt Architectural Guidelines with procedures for submitting requests to make exterior changes to your home. Such changes may include roofs, pools, patio covers, decks, landscaping, exterior color changes or extensive interior changes and additions. These rules and guidelines are set up to maintain the aesthetic value and integrity of our community on behalf of all owners, and hopefully protect the market value of your investment as well. Violations of these rules may result in action by the Board of Directors and a fine. In addition, if you proceed with an exterior improvement or change, without written approval of the Board of Directors, or Architectural Committee, as applicable, you will be required to remove or correct the alteration and/or be fined for the violation. For more information about this topic visit the Bylaws page of this site.
Q: If I am having a problem with a neighbor for a violation of the Policies and Guidelines, what can I do?
A: If residents cannot resolve a situation between themselves, then turn to your Association. Should you have a situation that does not appear to be resolved through neighborly means, and you are willing to actively participate in the enforcement provided by the HOA policies and guidelines, you may contact The President If the situation is deemed in violation of the Policies and Guidelines, the Board of Directors will institute the enforcement policy. Your continued assistance may be required.
Q: Are Board Meetings open to all residents? If so, where and when are they held?
A: Yes. Notice of the time and place of any regular board meeting will be noted in the community newsletter, or accessed online on the President's Corner.
Q: What is an assessment?
A:The assessment is the amount assessed to each homeowner to cover a deficit in the operating expenses of the common area and provide for reserve funds for replacement of common facilities in future years.