Village Homes is a seventy-acre subdivision located in the west part of Davis, California. It was designed to encourage both the development of a sense of community and the conservation of energy and natural resources.
This web site provides a way for Village Homes residents to expand our community interactions.
The VHA Board meeting minutes are posted on the Documents page.
To make a reservation for the Oakenshield Room, Community Center, Fire Pit or Gazebo, go to Reservations and select the amenity you want. On the reservation calendar click on date and time and compete the form, filling in all areas. The reservation will be pending until confirmed by the office. The required documentation, and deposit if applicable, must be submitted prior to confirmation.
Be sure to check the Calendar for upcoming events, or submit a community event and let everyone know about it.
With the Shelter in Place order, the office is now working remotely. Please use email email@example.com for quickest correspondence to the office.
March 17, 2020
Dear Village Homes Friends and Neighbors,
At this time, the Board would like to update you on changes we are instituting to protect our office and landscape staff from coronavirus, and to reduce risks to the community as we go about our daily lives and business. Also, we want to share some thoughts about how we might all support one another in these challenging times.
As a caveat, things are changing fast. We are listening to public health officials and the Governor, and doing our best to follow their leads. At the same time, we want to take initiative and additional steps for the good of our Village Homes community and community at large.
Below is our status today regarding staff, facilities, and activities:
NOTE: all VH staff will follow directives from Yolo County Public Health, including: regular hand-washing; social distancing (6 feet); sanitizing of surfaces and equipment; and not coming to work if sick or directly exposed.
Village Office -
For now, Emily will continue to come to work, under a “no open door” policy
We encourage everyone to communicate with the office via phone or email as possible: Emily firstname.lastname@example.org and Frances email@example.com phone 530-753-6345
Documents may be put under the door or left in the VHA drop slot outside the building
Landscape Team -
Todd and the team (Jose, Tyler and Addison) will continue to work, since the majority of their work is outdoors in the fresh air
We ask that community members maintain six feet of distance when you encounter them around the grounds and do not enter the landscape shed
They will be wiping down daily the dog bag stations, library boxes, and other frequently touched community surfaces
Todd is available by email and checks in regularly: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Center and Oakenshield Room -
Effective immediately, we are cancelling all use for the remainder of March.
We will reconsider use after that time, as information and direction from public health officials evolves
Community Organizing -
The Board encourages residents to support one another, especially our older residents and those who may be sick or otherwise isolating at home.We have already heard from residents that are willing to shop for other VH residents.
One suggestion we have for organizing and sharing the volume of support activities is for common area neighbors to find ways of assisting those in their commons - offering to shop, run errands, drop off meals, etc. We say this with the caveat that you do so only if you are well and still practicing social distancing, hand washing, and sanitizing of items exchanged.
In closing, we all need to stay in touch and look out for one another. Let’s be proactive, creative, and innovative. Let’s not forget to smile at each other, offer help as we can, and stay positive.Together we will all get through this.
Stay kind, stay strong, and stay well,
Your VHA Board
Denise Peach Jen Alfar Claire Black Slotton Josh Livni Lora Jo Bossio
"Claw" pick-up schedule Next pick-up May 7, 2020, then October 22,2020
Community Garden Garden plots are available in the North and South Gardens. If you are looking for a garden plot contact: North Garden Coordinator Beckye Stanton at email@example.com South Garden Coordinators John & Lynne Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Directory An improved member directory is now posted here: Directory If you find errors in the directory, please notify the office so they can be corrected.
VHA Safety Walk The Board believes that conducting the safety walk annually is not enough to ensure ongoing compliance. The Safety Walk is now conducted quarterly. Any Community Member that is interested in participating in the Safety Walk should contact Emily in the office.
Swimming Pool The pool is closed for the season. Watch for announcements for spring opening in April, opens by May 1, earlier if weather is warmer.
Architectural Review Board (ARB) The 2019 Updated ARB Policy was passed by the VHA Board of Directors on April 9, 2019. It is now posted on this website. It can be located by selecting Documents and then looking under the category HOA. ARB review meetings will be the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7pm in the Oakenshield room. To be included on the meeting agenda, ARB applications must be submitted to the office by Thursday prior to the meeting. Agenda is posted Friday prior to the meeting. Community members are welcome to attend if they have a concern about a project. The ARB Committee is: Al Colombano, Alisa Lembke, Carol Ontai, Yvonne Hunter, and Board member Patsy Inouye.
March calendar in brief
Tuesday, March 3, 6:30pmHort Committee in the Oakenshield room
Friday, March 6, 8-9:30pmBallroom Dancing in the Community Center, lessons offered 7-8pm
Tuesday, March 6, 6:30pmVHA Board of Directors meeting in the Oakenshield room
Wednesday, March 11, 6:30pmCommunity Center Task Force meeting in the Community Center
Thursday, March 19,ARB applications due in office to be included on agenda for Jan. 22 review meeting
Monday, March 23, 6:45-9:00pm, Performers' Circle in the VH Community CenterCancelled
Wednesday, March 25, 6:30pmCommunity Center Task Force meeting in the Community CenterFace to Face Cancelled
Wednesday, March 25, 7pmARB review meeting in the Oakenshield roomFace to Face Cancelled
Sunday, March 29, 11amVillage Dance in the Community Center, 11am opening circle, 11:15am-1pm dancing with live DJ, 1pm closing circle. Free, an event for all ages. Cancelled
December 21, 2018 Winter Solstice celebration with full moon:
For questions about Village Homes or the Village Homeowners' Association, please contact Emily Amy the general manager, a VHA board member, or members of the appropriate committee. If you find incorrect information posted on this site or have any questions about the web site, please e-mail email@example.com
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