2022 Open Forum Topics and Follow Up

Please refer to the table below for an update on items brought to the Board of Directors' attention during Open Forum at the monthly Board meetings. Please be advised that the items addressed below are of general interest to the entire Estrella community. Matters that are of a specific resident concern are addressed individually and directly with that resident. 

Open Forum TopicStatusAction Taken
Use of community amenities by non-residents and the possibility of posting additional "private property" signageIn progressWe are looking into updated signs with trespassing statutes noted thereon.
Excessive noiseCompletedEstrella has an excessive noise policy. While residents are welcome to contact the Community Services Office (or Community Patrol after hours), the best practice is to contact the the City of Goodyear Police Department's non-emergency number at 623-932-1220 to report excessive noise at a neighboring residence. Then, please advise the Community Services office at 623-386-1112 of that address so that we can issue an excessive noise fine. Fines are as follows: $300.00 for the first violation, $500.00 for the second violation, and $750.00 for third and subsequent violations. 
Request to add a gate at the Yacht Club Parking LotUnder reviewAs this property is not owned by the Association, this matter is for consideration by Estrella's developer. 
Sand volleyball court and sprinkler system maintenanceIn progressFacilities Department obtaining bids.
Change in expiration date on guest pass form CompletedForms have been changed and can now be signed six months in advance.
Request to update the approved plant list, to include the addition of Pigmy palms to the approved plant list, and to approve the placement of seasonal flowers in front yards
In progressUpdated Landscape Guidelines were presented at the May 24 Board of Directors meeting. The ECA and VCA Boards approved the following updates to each Association's Landscape Guidelines: reducing the minimum front yard plant requirements from 25 to seven medium-sized plants having a two-foot diameter at maturity, and allowing approved palms and seasonal flowers in front yards with proper maintenance. 
Yacht Club flag maintenanceCompletedThe Yacht Club flag has been replaced and the flagpole adjusted for ease of flag replacement.
Plans to increase number of tennis courts or exercise and meeting facilities in Estrella Mountain RanchUnder reviewThis matter is for consideration by Estrella's developer and the City of Goodyear.
Location of meeting minutes on websiteCompletedMeeting minutes are posted in the Agenda Center of the LifeInEstrella website after the Communications Department receives approved minutes from the Committee Chair or Meeting Secretary. For example, April meeting minutes are posted when they are approved at May meetings.  
Request to pave Casa Lucero Parking LotUnder reviewAs this property is not owned by the Association, this matter is for consideration by Estrella's developer.