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Saranap Homeowners Organization Board of Directors

The Saranap Homeowners Organization Board of Directors meets at the office of Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen next to the Lafayette Fire Station, 3338 Mount Diablo Blvd., across the street from El Charro restaurant. Meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Click here for a map.

The next Board of Directors meeting will be a closed session. Be sure to attend our membership meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2016. The next Board of Directors meeign will be on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Saranap Homeowners Organization members are welcome to attend these meetings unless the meeting is listed as closed in this announcement.


Saranap Homeowners Organization Annual Membership Meeting

The Saranap Homeowners Organization will hold our Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Sun Valley Bible Chapel, 3111 Patty Way off Leland Drive, Lafayette. There is a map here.

Annual Membership Meeting Agenda:

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, May 19, 2016 to meet you and your neighbors and join the discussions and decisions that affect the Saranap community.


Here's a map that shows how to get to the Sun Valley Bible Chapel.

Map to Sunset Bible Chapel


Join Us!

For those who aren't members yet, and who are homeowners in Saranap, we would like to invite you to join the Saranap Homeowners Organization. Now, more than ever with the very character of Saranap in jeopardy from encroaching development and oversize projects, it is important for us to stand together to protect our neighborhood. You can join us using the form on the Join Us page on our website. Membership is open to all homeowners who live in Saranap, and dues are only $25 per year per household. We invite you to encourage your neighbors who are homeowners in Saranap to also join the Saranap Homeowners Organization.

saranap.org Website

Our website www.saranap.org, which you're viewing now, provides community information of value to all Saranap homeowners. We encourage everyone to use our website for regularly updated status of development projects in our neighborhood. It’s our way of quickly communicating what’s going on in the Saranap with our members.

Saranap Homeowners Email Newsletters

We publish periodic email newsletters to homeowners in Saranap. This is a quick way to get information about current topics in Saranap, such a street repairs, tree removal, and construction projects.

Newsletter and Flyer Mailings

We have occassional printed newsletters and flyers on important topics that affect those of us who live in Saranap and to announce our annual Membership Meeting.

Twitter

We have a Twitter feed, saranapupdate, where we post information (Tweets) about upcoming meetings and other topics of immediate interest to Saranap homeowners. You can also reach our Twitter feed online by clicking on the Follow Us On Twitter button at the top of each page on saranap.org.


About The Saranap Homeowners Organization

Saranap is the unincorporated area of Contra Costa County south of Highway 24 between Lafayette and Walnut Creek. The Saranap Homeowners Organization was founded in 2009 to give Saranap homeowners a true independent voice dedicated to preserving and fostering the established character and quality of the Saranap as a semi-rural, low density, residential neighborhood. Membership is open to all Saranap homeowners.

The Saranap Area generally consists of the unincorporated neighborhood between Lafayette on the west, Walnut Creek on the east, Rossmoor on the south and Highway 24 on the north.

Membership is extended to homeowners in the Saranap. There will be one member per address which must be in the Saranap area. Click here to go to our Join Us! page to learn how to become a member of the Saranap Homeowners Organization.


Saranap Homeowners Organization Bylaws

Excerpts from our approved Bylaws:

The mission of the Saranap Homeowners Organization is to monitor proposed development, and provide planning direction to reflect low-density zoning that is compatible with the surrounding neighborhood use, and provide design guidance for architectural styles that blend with the immediate neighborhood.

The goals are to help preserve the established residential character of the Saranap area, preserve the area as semi-rural, and limit the expansion of higher-density development throughout the greater Saranap area.

Full Membership shall be extended, upon receipt and acceptance of a membership application and payment of dues, to those individuals owning residences in the Saranap Area of Walnut Creek. The Saranap Area generally consists of those unincorporated neighborhoods of Contra Costa County, between Lafayette to the west, Walnut Creek to the east, Rossmoor to the south, and Highway 24 to the north.

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