3-27-18

Currently 11 degrees, clear and calm.

About 2 inches of snow overnight.

All of the plowed roads are down to dirt including the parking areas. The roads beyond the barricades are snow packed with bare spots on many roads.

I’m still using the snowmobile to do rounds as the snow depth on the higher roads is still 12 to 16 inches and gets very soft in the afternoon.

The barricades are still up.

NWS Forecast:

Today
Sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind 5 to 9 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-27-18

3-23-18

Currently 40 degrees with light snow flurries.

Rain yesterday and about 2 inches of snow this morning.

The barricades are still up.

The best way to get around is a snowmobile. The rain made the snow on the roads very soft, so a wheeler or side by side is not a good choice yet.

NWS Forecast:

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South wind 14 to 17 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 36. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-23-18

3-15-18

Currently 43 degrees and mostly cloudy.

only about an inch of snow overnight and no accumulation today.

Wilderness and Evergreen

Pine Ridge and Forest Loop

Hilltop Circle

Hilltop Circle

NWS Forecast:

This Afternoon
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 39. West northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southeast wind around 11 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-15-18

3-14-18

Currently 42 degrees, light rain showers and muddy.

The warm temps and rain have turned the plowed roads to mud and the roads beyond the barricades are soft and deep.

Aspen from the Blue Gate

Aspen near HWY 150

The parking by caretakers cabin

Aspen looking at the parking lot

Wilderness by the caretakers cabin

Wilderness parking lot

NWS Forecast:

Tonight
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 24. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Snow showers likely before noon, then snow after noon. High near 39. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind around 8 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 7 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 10. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-14-18

Update on Gate Key Switchover

As everyone knows, we are changing our keys and locks this year.

Our plan, as briefed at the last annual meeting, has been overcome by events beyond our control. There is now an issue with the security of our keys and cylinders.

First the protected patent has run out on the key design meaning, eventually, if not already, there will be key blanks available online that people can have made into MLPOA duplicate keys.

Second, according to the locksmith, the cylinders that we are using are getting worn out and will need replacement for all but five new spares that we purchased last year. This is why the locks are so fickle and cause us such a headache. We will be changing the locks to be only one type which may take some time as it involves a modification to six of the gates including the three snowmobile gates and the yellow, brown and red gates. The aforementioned change of locks is a result of those locks having become obsolete because there are no repair parts or replacement locks of the same type. The Locksmith is willing to replace the locks, cylinders and sidebars at his cost to move us to a new protected system that will have a patent on it. The Locksmith says the replacement cost on cylinders and sidebars for our system is the same cost as moving to the more secure system. Keys are the same cost as he has quoted at $6.50 each which is what will be charged for the first 6 keys.
There will be no need to turn in old keys as they won’t be compatible with the new system. The savings that we had hoped to make happen in the future has been overcome because of the patent expiration as explained above. 

We, the Board of Directors believe we really need to go to the new system thereby replacing our worn out cylinders and eliminating the risk of a compromised patent. The only problem is that the gates won’t be compatible with both keys so we will need to have “Old” key and new key access only through the Green gate by daisy chaining the locks on a chain. We want to set up the Green gate this way so if you don’t have your new keys, you’ll be able to get access to the Caretaker cabin to buy your new keys and/or you can go to your property from there. This will only be temporary, about 90 days, and then only the new key will work in all gates.

The other gates will have to be one key or the other to be decided at the annual meeting on April 30th.
A briefing will be provided at the annual meeting to further explain the problem. This is information will be posted on the Facebook page and the Manorlands.org blog, homepage and it will also be in the newsletter.

We are just overcome by events beyond our control but we will take this best approach to protect our properties and secure our access points

 

Posted in All-A-Board, Information for Members, MLPOA Board Member Posts | Comments Off on Update on Gate Key Switchover

3-8-18

Currently 47 degrees, calm and clear.

Alpine and Pine Hill

Pine Hill and Wilderness

Wilderness from Green Gate

Parking lot by Green Gate

Evergreen

Wilderness parking lot

Wilderness from parking lot

Pine view

Uinta Dr and Moosefork

Pine ridge and Forest Loop

Aspen parking lot

NWS Forecast:

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 13 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-8-18

3-4-18

Currently 22 degrees with light snow flurries.

Less than 1 inch os snow overnight.

NWS Forecast:

Today
Snow before 11am, then snow showers after 11am. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 15 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -16. West wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Light west wind.
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-4-18

3-3-18

Currently 41 degrees, partly cloudy and breezy.

No new snow.

NWS Forecast:

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Tonight
Snow. Low around 12. South southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. Temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -17. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 3-3-18

Dues Notices and Annual Meeting Date

Dues:

Dues notices were mailed out in January.  Did you get yours?

Make the checks out to MLPOA and put the lot number(s) on the check.

Send Payments to:

Manor Lands Property Owner’s Association
c/o Kris Ahmann
3810 S. 3750 W.
West Haven, UT 84401

Kris’ phone number in case you have questions or want to update your contact information:

(801) 540-1171

Dues are currently $200.00 per year. The due date is March 15th of each year!!

A $50.00 late fee per lot will apply (NO EXCEPTIONS) and interest will accumulate on any unpaid balance.

Annual Membership Meeting:

The annual membership meeting will be the 30th of April and new gate keys will be available at that time.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm at the SLC County Offices, 2001 State Street, Council Chambers auditorium.  Because we’re having new keys available, it’s advisable for people to come earlier.

If you have questions about the meeting or the keys, please contact a member of the board of directors.

President Shar Code (801) 721-3786 president@manorlands.org

Vice President Judy Pearce (801) 550-2120 vicepresident@manorlands.org

Treasurer Rusty Larson (801) 227-4187 treasurer@manorlands.org

Secretary Belinda Taylor (801) 731-5003 secretary@manorlands.org

Roads Vern Mayberry  (801) 620-0859 roads@manorlands.org

Security Paul Valdez security@manorlands.org

Fire Safety Gary Mellor  (801) 628-0261 firesafety@manorlands.org

Facilities Shayne Purser (801) 668-2888 facilities@manorlands.org

Posted in All-A-Board, Events, Information for Members, MLPOA Board Member Posts | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Dues Notices and Annual Meeting Date

2-19-18

currently 18 degrees with light snow.

11to 12 inches of snow overnight.

NWS Forecast:

Washington’s Birthday
Snow. High near 18. Wind chill values as low as -1. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow before 11pm, then snow showers after 11pm. Low around -15. Wind chill values as low as -24. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -20. Wind chill values as low as -39. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Posted in Caretaker Blog | Comments Off on 2-19-18