Category: Association News

Social Events

Bingo Friday, Nov. 1 and 15, Ballroom, 6 p.m. If you are someone who would like to meet others from the community or just have a fun time playing Bingo, you might want to check into the Chandler SunBird Lions Club “Bingo Nights” on the first and third Fridays of each month. Bingo nights are…

Board of Directors notes

Layne Varney The summer break is over, and the board of directors meetings have resumed. Here are the notes from the September meetings. The board’s business meeting was held on Sept. 23. Directors Nancy Eckstein, Linda DiPalma, Tammy Bachofner, Shirley Clark, Dan Buescher, and Gordon Lee were all present. The meeting was called to order at 10:00…

HOA Dues: Fact or Fiction?

Layne Varney Is it true that we had an HOA dues increase because of the redecorating and upgrades to the clubhouse? That is 100% FICTION. As mentioned in a previous “Fact or Fiction” article, the SunBird Golf Resort has a reserve fund, which is accompanied by a massive, almost overwhelming long-term planning spreadsheet that captures almost…

Lets Keep our clubhouse clean

Layne Varney With the many updates of the clubhouse, we have noticed some practices that, if changed, can help us keep a tighter and more attractive clubhouse. Each room in the clubhouse has a specified number of chairs and tables, which allows the rooms to have the number of tables and chairs to accommodate the number of…

Introducing your 2020 Board of Directors candidates

Jeanne Johnston

Layne Varney This year, the SunBird Golf Resort homeowners association will have three open director seats. Five homeowners have expressed interest in becoming candidates for these positions on the board. The two candidates receiving the most votes will be elected to three-year terms, and the candidate receiving the third number of votes will be elected…

Reminder from the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) 

Just a few reminders of regulations in the SunBird Community: 1. Golf carts Vehicles or golf carts are not to be parked on the unpaved portions of any homeowner’s lot. 2. Clotheslines Outside clotheslines or other outside facilities for drying or airing clothes shall not be erected, placed, maintained, or used on premises. 3. Covering vehicles…

Patrol Report

Thomas Catri The long, hot Arizona summer desert temperatures are slowly fading away, which brings back those perfect winter temperatures along with our SunBird residents who love the Phoenix area winter weather. Welcome back to all of you! To all residents, it’s that time of year again (yes, it comes so quickly). Finding ways to protect…

SunBird website notice

Layne Varney SunBird’s website has been completely remodeled. Check out the new site to find out the latest news and information of what’s going on in SunBird. SunBird’s activities, meetings, calendars, clubs, groups, and organizations have contact information that can be accessed at sunbirdhoa.com. Come visit us.

Horizon Room – More than the decor is changing

Layne Varney Julie Mathis, our food and beverage manager, the Horizon Room team, and the Horizon Room task force have had fun brainstorming your ideas and suggestions over the summer. Now let’s see them in action this fall and winter! Awards: As you may already know, we have an awards system now. When you dine or join us…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney What awesome weather we’re having! Welcome back to our many friends and neighbors who have returned to enjoy the good life at SunBird. It has been an extremely busy year, and most of our planned summer projects have been completed. The clubhouse looks great with new vibrant flooring, bright fresh paint colors, new…