All Owners in the subdivision automatically became a Member of the NESHOA on the day they purchase their home.
By purchasing a home within the NESHOA the Members, in effect, agreed to pay an annual assessment to the association to cover operational costs.
In Nowland Estates, the Owner's Lot and Home is maintained by the Owner (the Member).
Number of homes: 86
Annual Assessment is $325 and is due on February 29th, 2020
Board Meetings: See Events
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Nowland Estates Subdivision Homeowners Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 871764, Canton, MI 48187
Nowland Estates Subdivision Homeowners Association
Summary of Purposes and Responsibilities
The following is a summary of why the Association exists and the primary purposes for which it was established. This is an overview, only. Refer to the appropriate documents for complete text.
The Nowland Estates Subdivision Homeowners Association (NESHOA) is a Michigan nonprofit corporation, a legal entity, and was organized under Articles of Incorporation on August 30, 1994.
According to those Articles of Incorporation, the purposes for which the corporation was organized are, in summary:
Article II, (a): "To manage and administer the affairs of and to maintain certain portions of Nowland Estates Subdivision..."
Article II, (i): "To enforce the provisions of the Bylaws of the Subdivision and...Articles of Incorporation..."
Article II, (k): "In general, to enter into any kind of activity; to make and perform any contract and to exercise all powers necessary, incidental or convenient to the administration, management, maintenance, repair, replacement and operation of the Subdivision and to the accomplishments of any of the purposes thereof."
The Bylaws provide additional purposes of the NESHOA as:
Article I, Purpose: "...shall promote and maintain the safety, property values and general well being of the members of the Association and the property of the members located within the Nowland Estates Subdivision..., and shall provide maintenance services with respect to certain common areas within the Subdivision (the "Common Areas") to which reference is made in...[the] "Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions...".
Within the Declaration of Covenants and Restriction those "Common Areas" being referenced are:
Article I, Defined Terms, "Common Areas" "shall mean and refer to those areas of land denoted as "Private Parks" on the recorded Plat of the Subdivision...together with any improvements now or hereafter located thereon, including, without limitation, the Storm Drainage Facilities and Subdivision Landscaping situated thereon...[and] shall include the Berms and Median Islands."
Further, the Declaration of Covenants and Restriction, Article VII, Authority of the Township,
Section 3 describes the Agreement for Maintenance of Storm Drainage Facilities
Section 5 describes the Agreement for Maintenance of Subdivision Landscaping
Paragraph 5 states: The Association is committed to "...the perpetual maintenance, operation, repair and replacement of the Storm Drainage Facilities...the payment of all costs and expenses in connection with the maintenance, operation, improvement, repair and replacement of the Storm Drainage Facilities, and the duty to levy appropriate and sufficient assessments (both annual and special) to defray such costs and expenses..."
Paragraph E defines the Storm Drainage Facilities as, collectively, "...the storm sewer lines; and...stormwater detention basins...subletting to the Sheldon Road and Palmer Road storm sewer."
Agreement Paragraph 5 states: The Association is committed to "...the perpetual maintenance, repair and replacement of the Subdivision Landscaping."
The Association shall have the "...duty to levy appropriate and sufficient assessments (both the annual and special) to defray such costs and expenses."