June 2008

Drummer Farms Gazette

Bimonthly Vol. III No. 3 June 2008


Summer is around the corner and the pool will be ready for your enjoyment starting Friday, May 23rd. The pool hours are 9 AM to 8 PM daily. Please adhere to the posted pool rules.

Pursuant to the Board of Health requirements, all semi—public pool operators MUST test the pool water four (4) times a day and record the test results in a logbook.

The Board of Health officials have the right to inspect the logbook at any time and to shut down the pool for non-compliance. Depending on the severity of the infraction, the pool shutdown could be as short as a day or for as long as the remainder of the pool season.

The testing process is very simple and takes less than live (5) minutes to complete. Furthermore, one of the Trustees will be happy to go over the procedures with you. There are no requirements as to what time of the day each test should be performed.

To that end, we need volunteers to help us test the pool water and record it in the logbook. You can volunteer for the entire season or for a portion of the summer. You can volunteer for the moming session before going to work or the evening session after you get home. Alternatively, if you are home during the day, you may want to volunteer for the mid-day testing.

If you are interested, please call Alpine. We thank you in advance for your help!

Resident' Corner

Welcome Jody Malandrakis, new owner of unit J-4, to the Drummer Farms community!

Financial Summary

The following is a financial summary through the end of April from April 1, 2008:

Profit / Loss Statement
Revenue $ 30,380
Expense 12,740
Plus YTD Transfers:
Contingency 1,255
Painting 2,750
Res. for Replacement 4,167
Profit (Loss) $ 9,468

Balance Sheet
Checking $ 17,432
Contingency Account 15,008
Painting Account 9,293
Reserve 44,854
Total $ 86,587

Speed Limit

The speed limit at Drummer Farms is 15 mph. Residents should be mindful of children playing throughout the community. So, please spare a few extra seconds and drive cautiously.


The Board renewed the landscaping contract with Property Management Plus for the 2008 season.

Please do not leave any personal items out on the lawns. All personal items must be kept within your unit.

Questions or comments about the landscapers' work performance should be reported to Alpine or one of the Trustees. Unit owners are requested not to confront the contractor's staff while they are on site.

Exterior Alterations

Please remember that any alterations, additions or improvements made to the exterior of the buildings or grounds must first be approved in writing by the Board of Trustees. Exterior changes include, but are not limited to, such items as doors (even if you are replacing an existing one), windows, flower beds, etc.

If you are interested in making a change, please submit a letter to Alpine for approval from the Board.

Sales Activity
Below is our current owner occupancy at Drummer Farms:

Investor owned units 7
Owner occupied units 73
% of owner occupancy 91%

One unit has been sold since our last publishing:

Date Sale Price
3/27 J-04 $190,000

That's the news from Drummer Farms.