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Xmas Elves Decorate the Gatehouse – 2022 edition

Xmas Elves Decorate the Gatehouse for the Holidays “A special ho-ho-ho and a special thanks to our holiday elves,” said Beth DuBoff, who shared some photos of the 2022 gatehouse decorations, now on display. “We are all grateful for your hard work and creativity that can’t help but make us all a little jollier!” The crew who assembled for the task had some treats to enjoy, as they untangled lights, fluffed the bows, and hung the wreaths according to Mary

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Community votes to end short-term rentals

Community votes to end short-term rentals The proposed amendment to our Covenants to end short-term rentals passed at a recent special meeting, the Cacapon South POA Board of Directors Reported. The Board is at work to file the Amendment to our Covenants with the County Clerk, update our website with the new Covenants, and inform local realtors of this change. The vote was 90 to 10 in favor The vote was 90 yes, and 10 no.  Our community has 142

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Important Update: Annual and Special Meetings Announcement

Important Update: Annual and Special Meetings Announcement Dear Property Owners, We are providing a Notice of Special Meeting Cacapon South Property Owners Association and an extension of the notification date in the Board of Directors’ proposed amendment to the Covenants on short-term rentals. We hope to see everyone at this special meeting, and at our Annual Property Owners Association Meeting on October 29, 2022, at 10:00 AM at the Cacapon Resort State Park Lodge in the Rumsey Room. PURPOSE: Vote

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Annual POA and Special Covenants Meetings Announced

Annual POA and Special Covenants Meetings Announced (September 16, 2022) – In August, the Board of Directors (BOD) of our Property Association sent a [special newsletter on the topic of Short-Term Rentals]. Comments and questions were to be submitted by the end of August. We received some favorable comments and a few questions. Each owner with questions or that requested more details was personally addressed by the Board. Mark Your Calendars The BOD is currently finalizing the documents that will

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Board of Directors Proposes Covenant Changes on Short-term Rentals

Board of Directors Proposes Covenant Changes on Short-term Rentals (August 11, 2022) – The Cacapon South Board of Directors has been studying the issues related to short-term rentals (less than 30 consecutive days to a single renter). As we all know, there has been a significant increase in home rentals for short-term recreation using Airbnb, VRBO, and other organizations and managers. Longer-term rentals are NOT under discussion. Board representatives met with a West Virginia-licensed attorney on August 2, and he

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Building a House or Making Improvements?

Building a House or Making Improvements? (March 1, 2022) – To make it easier for property owners to understand and comply with our community’s requirements for new home construction and making exterior improvements to your existing home and property, the Architecture Review Committee has updated requirements and guidelines and the documents needed for submitting them for review. Keep in mind that all exterior improvements and changes to existing homes and properties including fences, decks, roofs, exterior painting, and the addition

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