The Estates at Dove Run is a traditional community, with 299 upscale homes, located off of Rt. 299 in Middletown, DE. Our neighborhood is walking distance to Dove Run Shopping Center, Brick Mill Elementary, Middletown High School and just minutes from Rt. 1.

Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws - Signature Campaign

To date, we still need approximately 140 votes/signatures to amend certain sections of our Bylaws. Several Dove Run neighbors have volunteered to canvass our neighborhood in an effort to obtain the required number of signatures.

The attached document outlines the proposed amendments and the rationale for those changes.

Your cooperation in this matter will enable us to establish an effective voting process relating to Board Elections and the Annual Assessments.

Please contact the HOA, if you have any questions.

Memorandum of Issues Discussed During the January 5, 2016 Special Meeting

Please refer to the attached document, which provides a summary of the main topics discussed during this recently completed meeting.

Special Meeting (Amendment of Bylaws) MOT Senior Center: Jan 5, 2016, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM

This is an information meeting intended solely to answer questions relating to the proposed amendments to our Bylaws.

Proposed Amendment to the Bylaws

In an effort to clarify quorum requirements regarding Board Elections and the Approval of the Annual Assessment, the HOA wishes to amend certain sections of our Bylaws; the vast majority of the (current) Bylaws will remain intact. The proposed changes, as drafted by the HOA’s Attorney, are outlined within the attached document.

Amendment of the Bylaws requires an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the membership, or in our case approximately 200 votes. The votes can be conducted by proxy or in person at our upcoming “special meeting”, which is scheduled to be held at the MOT Senior Center on January 5, 2016, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Official notices will be mailed to the lot owners of record.

Upon approval of these amendments, the HOA will promptly conduct Board Elections by ballot (in proxy or in person) at the next annual HOA meeting, which we expect to conduct within the very near future.

In the meantime, please contact us if you have any questions. We appreciate your participation in this vital matter.

Board Meeting Minutes

Meeting date: 
Fri, 11/27/2015

Crime Prevention Tips From Middletown Police (Unsecured Vehicles)

According to the Middletown Police, there have been thefts from unlocked vehicles in the Middletown area. Please do not leave valuables inside your vehicle, including garage door openers. Remember to secure your vehicle when unoccupied, and to report suspicious activity to Middletown Police.

Middletown Police Advisory Meeting

On June 18, 2015, Middletown Police held a meeting with representatives from various local community groups. HOA Board Member Barbara Cresta represented the Estates at Dove Run.

A summary of this meeting is included as an attachment.

Estates at Dove Run and Middletown Police Department Meeting

Meeting date: 
Fri, 03/20/2015

Recently, the HOA Board had the honor of meeting Corporal Sanders of the Middletown Police Department (MPD). This was an introductory meeting confined to the Estates at Dove Run. Corporal Sanders plans to hold periodic meetings with representatives from the local HOAs and Civic Organizations.

A summary of this meeting is included as an attachment.
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2015 Assessment

We are pleased to announce the approval of our 2015 budget. The final votes were 46 in favor and 5 against, with a total of 51 votes.

Assessment Letters have been mailed to the owners of record. The amount is $55, payable by February 28, 2015. Owners are reminded to pay the assessment by the due date to avoid late charges and JP Court fees.

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