Welcome to RVRMA Governing Documents. These are the legal documents that regulate how the River Valley Ranch Master Association is governed.
Start be reading the first two documents listed below. They provide an overview of the RVRMA Governing documents, including the purpose of each document, the hierarchy of authority for the documents, how and by whom each document can be amended, and other relevant information.
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RVRMA Governing Documents Overview
These two documents describe the purpose of each RVRMA Governing document.
Governing Documents Description
Governing Documents Summary Table
Articles of Incorporation
Articles of Incorporation outline broadly the Association’s purpose, its authority/powers (including structure of the Executive Board, voting rights and amendment provisions), and the type of corporation.
Articles of Incorporation
The Amended and Restated Master Declaration of Protective Covenants
The ‘CC&Rs’ or ‘Declaration’, as it is commonly called, elaborates on the HOA powers and administrative authority granted in the Articles of Incorporation.
Master Declaration of Protective Covenants
Master Declaration of Protective Covenants & Amendments Searchable Document (use Ctrl F for search feature)
First Amendment Declaration
Second Amendment Declaration
Third Amendment Declaration
Bylaws will address rules and processes like how many people are on the board, what constitutes a quorum, how often various board and community meetings occur, how elections are conducted, notices to homeowners, and assessments.
First Amendment to the RVRMA By-Laws
RVRMA Design Guidelines
The Design Guidelines outline the design standards for River Valley Ranch as well as construction requirements and guidelines.
RVRMA Design Guidelines, 8th Edition, 2017
RVRMA Design Guidelines, 8th Edition, 2017 & Amendments Searchable Document (use Ctrl F for search feature)
RVRMA Design Guidelines, Appendix, 8th Edition, 2017
First Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Improvements, Structures, Sculptures
Second Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Neighborhoods: Special Requirements
Third Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Political Signs
Fourth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Deer/ Wildlife Fencing
Fifth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – DRC Meetings, Fees and Inspections
Sixth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Common Assessment: Block B
Seventh Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Irrigation Controls
Eighth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Construction and Builder Regulations
Ninth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Fences, Privacy Screens, Retaining Walls
Tenth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Exterior Stairs
Eleventh Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Professionals
Twelfth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Meeting Agenda
Thirteenth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Exterior Trim
Fourteenth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Minimum Planting Requirements
Fifteenth Amendment to the RVRMA Design Guidelines – Fire Pits/ Exterior Fireplaces
Policies and Procedures
Policies address owners’ rights and obligations, for example, standards for the use of common areas or a ‘member in good standing’ policy. Procedures address the internal operations of the community association, such as collection procedures, and purchasing/contract policies.
Alternate Dispute Resolution Policy
Amendment to Policies and Procedures
Block A and F Painting Contract Inclusion Policy
Certificate of Compliance
Code of Conduct for the RVRMA Executive Board
Conflict of Interest
Election Policy for RVRMA Board of Directors
Enforcement of Policies and Procedures
Examination Inspection Copying Association Records
Garage/Yard/Estate Sales at RVR (Revised Policy and Procedure)
Holiday Lighting and Decorations Policy
Irrigation Maintenance Block A and F
Meetings Ballots Proxies Policy
Member in Good Standing Policy
Political Sign Posting Policy
Purchasing Contract Policy
Reimbursement Assessment Policy
Special Hearing Procedures
Staff Treatment Policy
Trash and Recycling Collection Policy
Rules and Regulations
Rules and regulations are intended to provide a framework within which people can enjoy the benefits of, and live in harmony in a ‘community’ setting.
Rules and Regulations
“Do You Know? Quick Facts: The Ranch House Family and Therapeutic Spas” Pamphlet
These documents describe the management and delivery of water at River Valley Ranch.
Amended and Restated Water Delivery Management and Maintenance Agreement
Irrigation Water Settlement Agreement
Irrigation, Grounds, and Maintenance Reporting Protocol
Golf Course Play and Operational Easement
These documents describe easements permitting golf course play and access for operational/maintenance purposes.
Golf Course Play and Operational Easement document
Colorado Common Interest Owner’s Act
CCIOA is the State of Colorado legislation that establishes standards for Home Owners Associations
2016 CCIOA Legislation