Thank you committee volunteers
everyone, this is Jim Robinson. As your President, I am delighted
that over 20 people completed a Committee Interest Form. Seventeen
were selected and assigned to 6 committees. Additional minds and
more interest allows the VCA to conduct your business with more
input and be preparing our future leadership. The Board looks
forward to working with each and every one of you.
had a busy month. Here are some items that may be of interest to
most of you:
repaired some breaks along the fence line on
the West Side of
Vintage Trace Circle across from houses # 19009 and 19017.
continue to be a problem throughout SWFL. The Board hired Pesky
Varmints to do a
along the lake banks throughout the residential property area on
July 1-2. We'll study the results before any further treatments.
Lake Bank erosion
is also a continuing problem. While some owners have chosen to place
rip rap behind their property without a Village of Estero permit,
the VCA is looking at proposals that
would provide a more
sightful and permanent solution. Before you do anything on your own
to try and shore up your lake bank, complete an Architectural Review
Form from Pegasus property management and then submit your request
to the Village of Estero Development office.
The rewiring of
Vintage Trace Circle from the RR tracks west to about the gate house
will commence in a month or two. The Corona virus pushed back the
schedule for the contractor.
Our treasurer reports
that all spending is within budget and
thanks all of you for
paying your hurricane assessment. Our reserves should be sufficient
to handle the next hurricane.
The AR Committee
presented updates to the AR guidelines to the Board at the July 2,
2020 special meeting and is working on a packet of material to be
handed to each VTC owners and all future owners. You will also
communication from the Board which is a 14 day notice of changes
that must be communicated to all owners before changes can be
adopted. Please review and make any comments you feel
necessary. The AR committee is committed to doing everything
possible to ensure that all residents understand their AR
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has asked the Village of Estero to schedule a Public Information
Meeting (PIM) before submitting a development order. The meeting is
likely to be scheduled for mid-August. We have received opposition
letters from each
VCA Community, Tyson
Eye, ECCL, the ECC, and Breckenridge. These will be presented to the
PIM. Any resident may address the PIM for up to three minutes.
Committee has been busy with several requests for
repainting, re-roofing, expanded landscaping and generator
failing to file an ARC request form before commencing work on their
property is subject to a monetary fine and bar code suspension. We
had an issue with an owner who completed a re-roofing project
without ever filing an ARC form, which would've been rejected since
the tile roof was replaced with asphalt shingles in direct violation
of the ARC guidelines. The owner knows he/she is subject to a fine
The next VCA Board meeting is
scheduled for July 27, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the Elks Hall on 3231
Coconut Rd., Bonita Springs.
The hall is large enough to
accommodate over 100 people in a socially distant way. All
attendees will be required to wear a face covering.
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