Mailbox Parts

At the most recent meeting, a homeowner offered mailbox parts to any homeowner on a first come basis. Please reach out to Ellen at Oak & Dale for more information.

End of Summer Update

With summer coming to an end, we wanted to provide an update on what is being worked on. Given all the positive feedback the board has received in regards to the monuments, we are continuing to look for ways to enhance the entrances. The latest improvement will be spot lights on the middle island. Over the years we have received communication from concerned homeowners in regards to the algae and water flow problems. We are now treating the water and removed tree trunks from the water. We are gathering information from vendors… Read More

Birthday Celebration Drivers Needed

In these difficult times of social distancing, it is important that we celebrate the important moments in life and support our community. One neighbor, Sebastian, is celebrating his FIRST BIRTHDAY on May 4th! At 6:00 the Darien Police and Fire Department will be starting at the park and driving east to wish him a very happy birthday. He lives at the fifth house on the right as you drive towards Cass Ave. We are asking volunteers to join the parade via car or foot (while keeping proper distance) with signs and warm… Read More

Commissions – Last Call

We have received a few applicants who are interested in joining select commissions. This is the final call for all those looking to have input into various aspects of our subdivision. Below are a few commissions the board is looking to form: Landscaping – could include season plantings, common area maintenance and lighting and watering new plants Wetlands – the wetlands are in need of a lot of work. Anyone with experience in wetlands would be a huge asset Community – could include social activities such as block parties, book club, running/walking… Read More

Commissions

The 2020 Board of Directors is looking to form commissions to help keep the Association and property up to its highest standards. Below are a few commissions the board is looking to form: Landscaping – could include season plantings, common area maintenance and lighting and watering new plants Wetlands – the wetlands are in need of a lot of work. Anyone with experience in wetlands would be a huge asset Community – could include social activities such as block parties, book club, running/walking club Subdivision Appearance/Compliance/Enforcement – suggested by homeowners regarding other… Read More

2020 Darien Club HOA Meetings

Darien Club HOA Meetings are scheduled for 7:00 at the Darien Police Station on the following days: Monday – April 6 Monday – June 1 Tuesday – September 8 Monday – November 2 Please join us to discuss the future of our subdivision. We welcome homeowners who want to get involved by becoming a board member or through various commissions that are being started.

Looking for a Few good people

The board is looking for a few volunteers. This year the association has 3 open board positions. Only one homeowner has stepped forward to be on the board. While a few homeowners have attended the last two meetings. We are looking for more homeowners to take a more active role on the board. While the board can continue with only three members all votes must be unanimous in order to be approved. One dissenting vote and the work cannot move forward. What happens if the board falls below 3 members? If the… Read More

Upated Monuments

Well the monuments have been completed. In addition to the replacement of the monuments, other improvements to the entrances have been made. Irrigation on Fairview is new. For many years plantings and landscaping on this entrance have been limited due to lack of irrigation. Well, no more. This year we now have irrigation on that entrance so that we can entertain the idea of having annuals and other flowering shrubs for an enhance entrance. Updated Landscaping. Since much of the landscaping was really old (some of it original to the subdivision) and… Read More

Drainage on Property

With all the rain that we have received this year, many homeowners are experiencing puddling or drainage issues in their yard. The Board has received several phone calls and emails during or immediately following heavy rains. Often times after a brief discussion the issue is contained on the property of the homeowner. So, you ask, “What do I do?” First step, review you plat to understand your property line and the easement adjacent to your property. Yes, we all have them. Second, contact the City of Darien. Often times, there is a… Read More

Upcoming Board Meeting

June 18th, 2019 at 7:00p at the Darien Police Station The notice for the board meeting went out on June 10th, 2019 via email. If you did not receive an email notification, please email the board at DCHOA2014@gmail.com to be added to the list. The Darien Club Owners Association board will have it’s second meeting of the 2019 Fiscal year. Some of the topics we will cover will include: Monument Updates Wetlands updates Backyard drainage issue on Darien Club Dr. We look forward to seeing you there. The Board