Board Meetings: The
third Monday of odd months (Jan., Mar., May, etc.), 6:30 pm,
at the Old Susana Cafe, 1555 Kuehner Drive,
next door to Hopetown)
Next Meeting: Monday,
Nov. 13 (one week early)
Annual Meeting: September 20
Monthly Assessments: $51 due on the 1st, late after
Make sure your payments are mailed to
Hopetown HOA, P.O. Box 29197,
Phoenix, AZ 85038-9197.
Pay Online! See Links on the right.
Steve Reich Insurance, 805-379-5159. Insurance is for common area elements only, homeowners should carry insurance on their
Simi Valley Traffic Division: (805)
583-6921 to report RV’s and other parking issues.
Information on Simi Valley Neighborhood Councils:
Barking dogs, complaints and tips:
Need ideas for your yard during the drought?
This is a great resource:
trees during the drought.
APPROVED PLANTS IN HOPETOWN
Please choose from this list
of drought tolerant plants, approved for Hopetown. If you
are removing your lawn or relandscaping your yard, please fill
out and submit an architectural approval form (see button to the
right), and include a sketch and list of plants.
Drought Tolerant Plant List
Go Paperless! You can now
receive some of the larger mailings from the Association in your inbox, rather than your mailbox.
Help us save money and a few trees
- click on the Go Paperless button to the right. The form
must be signed and sent in via mail, fax or email.
To pay your bill online via direct debit from your checking
account, have a statement handy.
You will need a current statement to sign up for Mutual of Omaha online payments.
[management code: 3554, association code: 0000HT,
Click the link above, then select the button:
"Pay by E-check"
Pay Online via credit card, service fees
Pay by 4:30 pm PST for same day credit.
Simi Valley Drought Information
Solutions for Conserving Water
Most of the water used in Simi Valley is for irrigation, in fact, it is
about 70% of the overall use. The best chance our community has to meet
these emergency water conservation mandates to reduce water use will
likely be by reducing landscape irrigation. Here are some of the
requirements for water use in Simi Valley:
Irrigate landscaping no more than three days
per week (April to October), or two days per week (November to
Limit irrigation to less than 15 minutes per
station per day; often 5 minutes per station is sufficient even in
the hottest months (does not apply to low-flow drip irrigation or
sprinklers meeting 70% efficiency standard)
Irrigate before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.
Adjust sprinklers to minimize overspray and
Repair water leaks promptly
Use a broom to clean sidewalks and driveways
Wash your car using a self-closing nozzle
for more information:
Check out this magazine article showing
Hopetown in 1972!
Check out even more at the Corriganville webpage:
HOPETOWN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION
REVISED ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES
All exterior painting must received prior written
approval from the Board. This includes “original” colors. It
also applies to garage doors, railings, shutters, front doors,
stucco, trim and any other painting proposed to the exterior of
Dishes may be installed on the side of the house
behind the fence. Dishes may not be installed on top of the
fence or on the roof or next to the chimney unless reception is
impaired. Prior written approval must be granted by Board.
Any removal of trees in front of home must first
received prior written approval from the Board. Every front
yard must have a tree planted in it (trees next to home are not
included in this requirement) just as a tree was planted in the
front yards originally by the developer.
Homeowners may plant another type of tree
providing it is a type of tree that already exists in the
Hopetown neighborhood. There is a list of trees that exists in
the neighborhood on the webpage (see drought tolerant plant list
Approval is not required if the tree already
exists in the neighborhood.
Front doors may be changed to stained hardwood
doors without prior approval.
If doors are to be painted a different color,
prior written approval from the Board must be obtained.
Architectural approval must be obtained.
This is a partial list of architectural items
owners may want to consider. Please remember that changes to
the exterior, including yards, must receive prior written
approval from the Board.
Department Memo: Smoke Detectors
List - lists colors for both ICI/Dulux and Dunn Edwards
Paint Schemes with Photos
colors represented do not
appear as they do in person, they are just provided for a
general idea. See paint store for color
swatches. Even with "preapproved" or original paint schemes, homeowners must
obtain architectural approval.
Dunn Edwards colors online.
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