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November 28 2016
There will be a Public Open Forum on Saturday December 10th from 10 am until 12 noon in the Railroad Building.
All questions and/or suggestions regarding the 2017 Proposed Budget will be addressed at the Open Forum.
September 16, 2016
Schedule for Developing 2017 Operating Budget
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 9:30 AM
The ECIA News Brief is an email blast sent by the Board to HOA members when necessary. The newsletter contains items that are time-sensitive and that cannot be delayed until publication of the monthly Vistas Newsletter.
December 1 2016
The New Mexico District Court has thrown out the most recent lawsuit filed by Eldorado resident Claudia Daigle relating to ground-based solar arrays and other structures. The subject matter in the suit was essentially the same as that in a previous complaint brought by Ms. Daigle. In granting the ECIA’s motion for dismissal, Judge Sarah Singleton ruled that: "The interpretation urged by Plaintiff in the Amended Complaint was argued in the previous case.” Judge Singleton did not, however, award sanctions against Ms. Daigle as requested by the ECIA. All ECIA legal expenses in this litigation are covered by the association’s insurance policies.”
October 22, 2016
The 2016 Proposed Guidelines are now available for resident review. This document represents over 2 years work of hard work by the ECIA Architecture Committee and ECIA Board and Staff and is the most comprehensive update in many years.
Additionally, in an attempt to reduce inconsistencies in the formatting of the current guidelines, the new proposed Guidelines have been re-formatted to a more logical numbering system that will be easier for residents when reading or referencing the document.
October 18 2016
(SLDC) 6 Month Update
Santa Fe County has completed a public review process of the SLDC and will be proposing changes as part of the 6 month update.
The timeline for Board of County Commissioners (BCC) adoption process and public hearings of the SLDC amendments is as follows:
Over the past few years the use of string and rope style lights for exterior accent lighting and for holiday displays has been on the increase. The most recent Eldorado Covenants and Guidelines do not address these types of lighting, but such lighting can be very bright and usually is not downward shielded. The ECIA Board feels that it is important to establish a formal policy concerning such lighting and passed a Board Resolution at the September 15, 2016 Board Meeting. This new policy reads as follows:
June 17, 2016
Santa Fe County will start construction beginning in July on the Santa Fe Rail Trail from Avenida Vista Grande to Avenida Eldorado. The trail will be closed during construction to protect the safety of trail users, starting Tuesday July 5, 2016 through December 2016. Trail users should plan to use an alternate route during the trail construction and closure. For more information contact Colleen Baker, Project Manager, (505) 992-9868, firstname.lastname@example.org
January 7 2016
In an effort to make the submission of Architectural Plans and Variances requests easier, the ECIA Architecture Committee has worked to develop forms for these submissions and make them available on this site. The forms may be found under the menu Resident Resources>>Forms & Applications. Or at these links: