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Welcome to SunBird Golf Resort!

July Upcoming Events

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SunBird Golf Resort
Homeowners Association
Board of Director Elections

Interested in becoming a Board of Director Candidate? 

Three Board of Director seats will be open for election the end of this year for a term of three years of service. 

If you are a SunBird homeowner in good standing, willing to meet at least at twice monthly September through May, and be willing to study, review and make decisions, this may be the opportunity to give back to SunBird. 

If you are interested becoming a Board of Director candidate, please complete a Board of Director Candidate Form that can be picked up from the office or mailed, faxed or e-mailed upon request.

Submit the form along with this 200 word or less campaign statement and a picture of yourself by Saturday, September 30th.

If you have any questions, please contact the office.

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New SunBird
Post Office Manager

Jan Griffin has been named the new SunBird Post Office Manager as Lynette Martens has recently retired. 

Jan has been a long time SunBird resident and has worked in the SunBird Post Office for 17 years providing excellent customer service.  Congratulations Jan!

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SUNBIRD HOME SALES

2017

SunBird had 8 home sales in June totaling 60 for the first six months of this year.

10 homes are currently in escrow with very few on the market "for sale".

Some Realtors still report waiting lists of prospective buyers for SunBird. 

SunBird is a great place to live!

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TWO NEW ACC GUIDELINES

The ACC Committee has been working diligently on a few new guidelines.  Please note there will be an automatic fine for repeat offenders of homeowners who do not keep their yards free from weeds.  Thank you for your cooperation in keeping SunBird Golf Resort a special place to live.

I Weeds and Unsightly Landscaping

Sunbird home owners are solely responsible to keep their property(ies) free of all dead/dying weeds, plants, trees, bushes and other items including trash/debris determined to be unattractive or a nuisance. Fronts, sides and back yards should always be free of weeds, dead and dying plants, trees or bushes.

Property owners receiving 2 notices of nonconformance within a 12 month period will become a recurrent, noncomplying offender, resulting in an immediate $50.00 fine.

Landscaping including trees, bushes and flowers must not appear neglected or trespass neighboring properties, by either growing over party and private walls or obstructing public traveling throughout the community.

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II Surveillance Equipment & Cameras

Installation approval of cameras and surveillance equipment will only be given upon consideration of its effect on neighbor’s right to privacy.  Whenever possible the cameras/surveillance equipment shall be placed in the least intrusive or visible location.  The camera/surveillance equipment must be mounted in a fixed position that views only the homeowner’s property and the camera’s view may not at any time be changed to view neighboring properties or common areas.  Installation will not be permitted if the ACC Committee determines it will cause intrusion on neighboring resident’s privacy.  Applications are to include a drawing displaying the location of the camera, specify the size, shape, angle or view; and include a photograph of the equipment prepared by the manufacturer.

An ACC member may periodically make an unannounced inspection of the camera angles to determine if it intrudes on neighboring resident’s privacy.  If the resident is out of compliance, there will be an automatic fine imposed.

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Friday Night Fish Fry

The Friday night Fish Fry has become overwhelmingly popular, having attendance beyond expectations of 330 plus patrons weekly. 

The Horizon Room can seat 165 at a time and the balcony approximately another 40.  The weekly attendance has been exceeding our capacity causing a wait for seating at times. 

The kitchen only has two deep fryers and cannot accommodate any additional equipment due to limited space.  The Fish Fry starts at 3:00 p.m. serving all who arrive before 6:00 p.m. 

A couple of changes have been made to help improve service time.  Larger portions of fish are served since it's "all you can eat", reducing the number of patrons asking for second servings.  Delivering the billing ticket closer to the time of food service will also decrease the time for check out. 

Monsoon 2017

Monsoon storms have reached SunBird.  The storms are hitting SunBird later in the evenings bringing strong winds, dust, lightning and thunder followed by little rain.  So far, we have had some trees blow over and dust and debris left all over.  Fortunately, no serious damage reported in SunBird.

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Residents who have left for for the summer months should have someone check on there home especially after monsoon storms to check for any damage or repairs necessary.

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Horizon Room
Kitchen Expansion Project

All City of Chandler and Maricopa County Building Permits have been approved.  We are looking for to this improvement project this summer and hope you will join us in the ballroom for great food, beverages and fun during this construction period.  See you in the Ballroom!

2017 Kitchen Floor Demo 2017 Kitchen Floor Plan 2017
Horizon Room
Kitchen
     
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Horizon Room kitchen remodel expansion and remodel project is progressing well.  The general contractor, Palladio General Contracting has done a great job in orchestrating the schedule the schedule of the subcontractors to perform their part of the work. 

Plumbers, gas lines, concrete drillers, electricians, fire safety kitchen equipment safety, ceiling, flooring, roofers, air conditioning technicians.  So far the work has progressed as planned with few surprises. 

City of Chandler and Maricopa County Environmental Services have been inspecting the project along the various stages of completed work and approved all inspections thus far.  The project is on schedule and within budget and is looking to be a terrific addition to the food and beverage services. 

The kitchen will be completed before the end of August pending any unforeseen setbacks.  As a more finite date of completion approaches a new kitchen “open house” will planned with light appetizers, beverages and music in the Horizon Room to show case the new kitchen. 

A grand opening will also be planned shortly thereafter with breakfast and lunch specials, raffles, prizes and more fun.  We appreciate all those this summer who have supported the food and beverage operations in the ballroom during this construction project.  The view is and experience from the Horizon Room is like no other.  It will be great to have it back!!!

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JENGA

Sundays 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
&
Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ballroom Come join the fun!
No experience Necesssary
Have a drink and watch or play

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TUESDAY DINNERS
Horizon Room
4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

July Menu

Dining in the SunBird Ballroom
During Restaurant Expansion

4:00 -6:30 p.m.

Tuesday Early Bird Special
1$ Off Each Meal

Click the menu for a better view.

All regular Tuesday night dinners ordered before 4:30 p.m. will be discounted $1.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETINGS

Are in Summer Recess

Agenda Planning
September 11, at 10:00 a.m.
Ballroom

Business Meeting
September 25, at 10:00 a.m.
Ballroom

2017
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President Gordon Lee
Vice President Dee Brown-Knoeppel
Treasurer Nancy Eckstein
Secretary Shirley Clark
Director Pat McGonegle
Director Don Calvert
Director Chuck Warren

 The Board of Directors has regularly scheduled meetings the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. for an agenda planning session and the fourth Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. for a business meeting (except during summer months).  The meetings are held in the east end of the ballroom.

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SunBird Bylaws Updated

The Board of Directors has been reviewing the Bylaws to update and revise them so that they are current. 

The Bylaw revisions were approved at the Board meeting on May 22nd. The intent of the revision was to clarify and align them to current standard policies, procedures and Arizona Law.

The revised Bylaws can be found on this website by clickng on the "Docs and Reports" link in the navigation bar at either the top or bottom of any page. Once you open the page scroll to the bottom and click on "Bylaws". Printed copies are also available in the SunBird Office.

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2017 Budgeted
Membership
Dues Allocation

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ARCHITECTURAL
CONTROL

When you submit your ACC Application for approval, please remember that if you are painting your house or trim, you will need to provide us with the paint colors. 

All other work with concrete, patios, driveways, additions, etc., a diagram with dimensions must be included.  We will also need to see samples of materials such as blocks, stone, awning fabrics, etc.  The ACC Guidelines are on the Documents page of this website for you to view as needed.

All ACC Permits must be submitted a minimum of two weeks before approval will be given.  The committee presently meets every two weeks.  If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Bonnie Marcus 802-4901.

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2016 Financial Pie Graphs

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Golf Course Lakes

This year, many lakes in Arizona and water systems have been affected by "Golden Algae".  Arizona Game and Fish Department has requested fishing tournaments be suspended in many of the Salt River Lakes due to this problem.  Golden Algae is deadly to aquatic species and fish will avoid it whenever possible.  This algae found its way into the lakes of the SunBird Golf Course. 

Early this summer, many of the fish in these lakes did not survive.  The SunBird Golf Club has hired a professional lake water management company who has been testing and treating these lakes to address this matter.  The lakes will be restocked with 566 fish for both algae control and sport fishing (166-White Amur, 200-Redear Sunfish and 200-Blue Gill). 

The SunBird Golf Club is welcoming any contributions to assist with the expense of $775 to replenish the lake around the clubhouse with 430 of these fish.  The remaining 136 fish will be restocked in other lakes around the golf course.  If you would like to make a donation, please mail or drop off a check at the pro shop with "fish" written on the memo.  For more information, please contact the Pro Shop at (480) 883-0820.

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