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|Next Monthly Board Meeting|
|Date:||Thursday, July 10, 2014|
|Agenda:|| View/Print Agenda|
President's Bulletin Board:
| Please--read your (our) by-laws and the deed of dedication. There are lots of misconceptions about what can/can't be done here in Malvern. That's a direct result of not really reading Bylaws. For instance chickens are allowed here but not larger "farm" animals like goats or sheep or cows. However chicken coops should be approved by the Board just like any other permanent or semipermanent structure. |
| Our Security team has found at least two people fishing at the lake without a VA fishing license. They have notified the State Game Warden who has been very helpful. He plans to issue tickets for violations going forward so please get a license if you want to fish!|
| I've noticed a few of our new 911 compliant signs going up around the neighborhood and they look great! Very easy to see and read. I urge everyone to put out their signs. In case of emergency these signs could make a huge difference!|
| Just a reminder---parking vehicles on our roads is not allowed. If you notice vehicles on roads please let me know. We had two vehicles parked on a cul-de-sac here and no one reported it for months! |
Statements for those members making their second 2014 annual dues payment will be mailed at the end of July with payment due by August 31st.
Click here to find the latest minutes from the monthly Board meetings.
All residents of Malvern should have all the documents regarding what you can and can't do, and what requires permission from the Board of Directors. Everyone should make themselves familiar with these documents.
One of the most important requirements is that prior to building decks, additions, garages, patio's, etc, a formal package is required to be presented to the Architecture Review Committee for review and recommendation to the full Board. Some of the buildings require a payment for road use. In some cases (see Malvern's formal documents) part of the funding may be returned.
If any resident has a question concerning requirements they can submit it to any member of the Board for clarification.
Clubhouse & Pool Committee:
Members who had their pictures taken for the pool passes this spring need to contact Joe Graham at 947-7060 to make arrangements to pick them up!
Grounds & Lake Committee:
I would like to remind those using the dock: if you use the ladder, please stow it when you leave. The ladder is constructed such that there is a lip on the rungs which allow it to be hung up and out of the water when not in use. Properly stowing the ladders will likely increase their lifespan and reduce the need for further maintenance.
I would also like to make you aware of a work day planned for July 11th (rain day is the 14th) at the mail boxes. The newspaper boxes are to get a new coat of paint and the rear of the mail area will be repaired. This may cause some inconvenience to those using the area to get their mail or paper. Please contact me for more information if you would like to help. Rick Collins 948-4330
|Malvern Events Planning Meeting|
|Date:||Sunday, July 20, 2014 |
|Malvern Crab Feast|
|Date:||Saturday, August 9, 2014|
|Requirements:|| • Adults only|
• Prepayment Required
|Contacts:|| • Merri Woodward 948-6239 |
• Shawna Gates 540-407-1969
|More Info:|| • Check Bulletin Board |
• Click Here
Chipping Day is Wednesday, July 16, weather permitting. Please make certain you have stacked your debris by July 15 and notified the Program Coordinator that your are participating in the program this year by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 948-3230. Since there is a second chipping date next April continue to keep your log. The community will be notified when the logs are due.
The Program Coordinator receives a Firewise email newsletter. If you are interested in this information, please send your email address to email@example.com to have a copy forwarded to you each month.
Madison County History Bits - 1928:
Soon after he was sworn into office in November 1928, our new president, Herbert Hoover, began to search for a "get away" that would be no more than 100 miles from the White House. He knew his days in the White House would be filled with pressure and his greatest joy was standing on the shore of a flowing stream with his fishing rod.
There was strong competition among local sites in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland to be the one chosen for this "Summer White House." While the behind-the-scenes work was underway, everyone was aware that the final decision would be made by the President. It was in early April, 1929, that a motorcade of government-issued vehicles was seen on the road to Criglersville. Eventually the vehicles pulled over to the side and the President, Mrs. Hoover, and the rest of the party, emerged to transfer into Model A Fords to continue along a more primitive roadway. Along the way the party once again left the cars to mount horses to climb up Chapman Mountain and arrive at the Rapidan River.
The next few minutes were filled with suspense as the group tried to read the President's reaction to the location. Finally, Mr. Hoover pointed to a mostly level area between the Miller and Laurel prongs where they join, forming the Rapidan and said, "That's where I want my camp." The next issue of The Eagle carried a headline that announced "Hoover Visits and Accepts."
Material for this report was taken from "Herbert Hoover's Hideaway" by Darwin Lambert, Shenandoah's Natural History Association, Inc. 1971.
Do You Know - Where to find links to local resources?
The Malvern website has a Location page that provides links to local resources such as newspapers and libraries, government agencies with data relevant to Madison County, and maps of the Malvern Subdivision. Malvern of Madison is not affiliated with any of these resources and clicking the link will take you away from the Malvern website. Click here to open the Location page.
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