Homeowners try to block off county roadA group of homeowners south of Patagonia are trying to claim a section of Old Duquesne Road by putting up keypad-controlled gates, but the county government and the U.S. Forest Service aren’t giving up on the road without a fight. During the Dec.
Sen. Barto’s bill says HOA contracts don’t matter Arizona Capitol TimesPublished: March 9, 2012 at 8:20 am Sen. Nancy Barto’s relentless quest to redefine contractual law escalated to new levels in the Arizona Capitol Times article, “Bill advances targeting HOA authority over roadway restrictions.” In the March 2 article, she attempted to propose a nonsensical argument where she and her friend claim ownership of a vehicle owned by someone else.
Home builders push legislation that frees them from street repairsBy Mary Shanklin, Orlando Sentinel 4:31 p.m. EST, March 5, 2012 What started as a disagreement between Maronda Homes and residents of a Winter Garden subdivision has evolved into a proposed bill in Tallahassee that could free builders statewide from having to fix defective roads, sidewalks and drainage.
Homeowners associations to build final piece of Route 15 projectThe final piece of construction for the multimillion-dollar Route 15 project in Prince William County won’t be contracted out by county officials. Instead, two private homeowners associations will receive taxpayer funding to build sound walls to help diminish highway noise in their communities.
Concerns raised about MSTUs as county considers expanding programSeveral of them appeared before the County Commission recently, asking the board to charge them for road improvements within their subdivisions. Commissioners obliged, unanimously inducting those residents into the realm of special tax districts known as Municipal Services Taxing Units (MSTUs) or Municipal Services Benefit Units (MSBUs).