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Willamette Towers Board Meeting

WT Office - 11/19/2013

Dan Solitz, Chair; Rick Lowen, Treasurer; Giny Landgreen, Secretary; Douglas Beauchamp

BMC: Diane Sollinger

Present: Oliver Thornton, Esther Knoop, John Rose, Dottie Kemp, Daniel Hardt, Gayle Hand, Luther Greulich, Dorothy Quirk, Paula Rogers (and Miles), Ron Blanton, Ken Guzowski, Misha Seymour

Minutes of 10/22/2013 were approved

Treasurer’s report

  • There is a need to increase the reserve fund for 2014 to $85,000.
  • The treasurer’s report was accepted with the exception of a review in the cable option at the end of the year to reflect in the 2014 budget.

Ken reported on the elevator upgrade. There is the need for someone from WT to act as coordinator for the on-site work which will begin January, 2014.

Ken also reported completion of the roof access, deck, and safety rail pending inspection from the city.

A motion passed to ask BMC to have a plumber who is most knowledgeable about our water heating system find the problem in the #03 stack and fix it. Cost allocation up to $2500.


  • BMC reported that estimates for the carpet replacement on the 8th floor are coming in.
  • Also, Diane is collecting bids for the heating and cooling room necessary for the controls of the elevator upgrade.

There is a motion on the table NOT to renew the Comcast contract. Information will be available about alternatives. This will go out to owners 7 –10 days before the December Board meeting where the Board will vote on the direction we will take.

The Board approved reimbursing unit #201 for plumbing costs.


December 10th 5:00 planning meeting

December 18th 5:00 Board meeting

At 6:35 the Board went into Executive Session

Respectfully submitted by Giny Landgreen 11/20/2013