Riverlake Community Association

Announcements

 

Getting Involved in the Riverlake Community

This is your opportunity to showcase your expertise, energy, and talents to serve on a Riverlake Community Committee.  We are currently extending our annual recruitment opportunity for new volunteers to join a committee or for current committee members to sign up for another fantastic year.  Bernard Bowler, President, Riverlake Community Association (RCA), and Cal Gladden, President, Riverlake Lake Association (RLA) are offering you the opportunity to volunteer on one of our many committees where your talents and skills may benefit the Riverlake community.

During 2014, all the committee Chairpersons and members achieved the objectives placed before them with hard work and dedication. Thank you to all of you who have helped us accomplish this. As we look forward to 2015, we will have a new General Manager on board, and after the November General Elections, we will also have a few new Directors.

We are receiving applications until Friday, December 5, 2014. Please list your committee preferences and both Board Presidents will review all submissions and approve each submission based on your background, experience, skills, and talents in line with the committee’s responsibilities and duties.  Below is a list of all the different committees. Please keep in mind that the responsibilities and duties are not an inclusive list.


1)     Architectural Review: (Designer, Architect, Real Estate, Interior Designer)

Volunteers should be subject matter experts (SMEs) and/or have a professional degree or other background in design, land planning, engineering, architecture, law or some other field related to the functions to be performed by the Committee.

The Architectural Review Committee is responsible for:

  • Administering rules and regulations set forth in the Codes, Covenants and Restrictions (CC&Rs) for architectural improvements.
  • Reviewing submitted architectural plans and approving plans based on the relevant CC&Rs.
  • Conducting site visits of residents and business owners who submit architectural plans.

2)     Finance: (Accounting, Legal, Financial Planning, Budget Experience)

Volunteers should be SMEs and/or should have a professional degree or be suitably knowledgeable in matters pertaining to finance.

The Finance Committee is responsible for:

  • Providing a financial plan for the Association, allowing for continued financial soundness and planning for future projects within the community.
  • Advising the Board on investment policies and making recommendations on short and long-term investments.
  • Assisting the Board in selecting an auditor to review annual financial statements.
  • Assisting the Board in preparing the annual budget and communicating the information to the membership.
  • Reviewing the Association’s risk management program.
  • Meeting on a quarterly basis to review financial statements. 

3)     Landscape: (Architect, Landscape, Real Estate, Designer, Artist, Graphic Designer)

Volunteers should be SMEs and/or knowledgeable in landscape design, maintenance and gardening. 

The Landscape Committee is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the maintenance of the common area landscape.
  • Recommending upgrades or additions to the landscape in the Riverlake common areas.
  • Abiding by the CC&Rs.

4)     Public Relations (PR) & Communications: (Journalism, Teaching, Human Resources, Marketing)

Volunteers should be SMEs and/or knowledgeable in the practice of information sharing and maintaining clear channels of communication.

The PR & Communications Committee is responsible for:

  • Assisting the General Manager in communicating information to each property owner.
  • Assisting Riverlake’s need to remain a premier property owner location.
  • Building a network that facilitates regular contact with each property owner.
  • Helping the General Manager with topic items and editing for the quarterly newsletter.
  • Be a liaison in your own village and assist other village liaisons to be the “voice” of their respective villages.
  • Assisting with your village concerns, issues, and suggestions. 

5)     Security Committee: (Law Enforcement, Loss Prevention, Criminal Justice, Cyber Security) 

Volunteers should be SMEs and/or should be knowledgeable in procedures to reduce and deter crime and increase awareness of neighborhood activities.  

The Security Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing a Neighborhood Watch program.
  • Assisting in the development of specifications and bids for security contract recommendations.
  • Reviewing contract proposals related to the safety and security of Riverlake.
  • Developing a crime prevention and alert program.
  • Establishing a corporative relationship with the City of Sacramento Police Department.

6)     Engineering and Construction Committee: (Architect, Engineer, Legal Experience, Project Management)

Volunteers should be SMEs and/or should be knowledgeable in the process of design and planning.

T
he Engineering and Construction Committee is responsible for:

  • Establishing a client relationship with various consultants (i.e. CA licensed engineer, architect, etc.) for the purpose of developing design, drawing, specification, contract, bid and other documents, as required.
  • Reviewing, evaluating, and prioritizing the condition of the association facilities. (i.e. docks, bulkheads, fences, cobbles, gates, wall roads, building structures, etc.)
  • Monitoring budget and construction costs.
  • Making periodic and final inspection with consultants of work in progress.
  • Reviewing and commenting on Reserve Studies.

7)     Technical Support: (Computer Programming, IT Support, Cyber Net, Electricians, Computer Graphic Design)

Volunteers should be SMEs and/or should be knowledgeable in computer systems and computer networks.

The Technical Support Committee is responsible for:

  • Assisting with computer support.
  • Assisting with security systems.
  • Assisting with server or cloud storage backup.

If you are interested, please click the link below to complete the attached form and email it to aa@riverlake.org or return it to the Riverlake Office, 799 Lake Front Drive.

We hope to hear from you soon!

http://Volunteer_Application_Form

 

 

Annual Meeting of the Membership
The Annual Meeting of the Membership is scheduled for Thursday, November 13th at 7:00pm. 
The meeting is located at St. Anthony's Church - 660 Florin Road. 

Board Meetings
The LAKE board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 10th at 6:00 pm. The meeting is located at the Riverlake Office -
799 Lake Front Drive.

The community board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 11th
at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting is located at St. Anthony's Church - 660 Florin Road.

The following is for informational purposes only - the Association doesn't monitor or regulate water usage.

City of Sacramento Water Schedule - New Schedule Begins March 9, 2014


Watering Allowed on TWO Days this Spring & Summer

The Sacramento region has been experiencing record-breaking dry conditions, and the Governor has declared a statewide drought emergency. While we still may experience some wet weather this year, it is unlikely to provide significant relief from the effects of two back-to-back dry winters.

Everyone needs to do their part to conserve water. Making small changes can save hundreds of gallons of water, keeping more in the rivers that make Sacramento unique.

Remember: Overwatering, ponding water and runoff (water running from yards onto sidewalks and gutters) is NEVER allowed.

Call 311 to report water misuse or for information about fee water wise services and rebates.

Master Landscape Plan Workshop Presentations

Master_Plan_Workshop__1.pdf
14.3 MB


Master_Plan_Workshop__2.pdf
12.9 MB


Riverlake Landscape Master Plan 10.20.14

Master Landscape Workshop Minutes

Master Plan WS #1 Minutes.pdf
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Master Plan WS #2 Minutes.pdf
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