Friday, January 31, 2014

ACM's First Board Seminar was a Success!

Welcome Table for ACM's First Board Seminar of 2014!

Presentation
 
First Session Participants

Guest Speaker, Mr. David Thaler
 
ACM's first Board Seminar of the 2014 series was a success! We would like to thank all of our participants, both Board members and ACM staff members, for joining us yesterday. We would also like to thank Mr. David Thaler, President of DS Thaler & Associates, Inc., for being the guest speaker of the seminar. Mr. Thaler provided a very knowledgeable presentation about Storm Water Management maintenance and mitigation fees. If you were unable to attend either of yesterday's sessions, please contact your ACM representative to receive a copy of the materials provided.
 
Be on the look out for the next Seminar in our series coming this spring!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Final Reminder - Register for ACM's First Board Seminar!

"Calming the Storm"
Expert Information to Answer your Storm Water Management Questions


Audience: Community association board members (officers or at-large members in a decision making role)
 

Where: American Community Management Hanover Office:
7484 Candlewood Road, Suite H, Hanover, Maryland 21076
 
When: Your choice of 12:30-2:00pm or 4:30-6:00pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014
 
Guest Speaker: David Thaler, renowned civil engineer with 40 years' experience in the Land Use industry, is president of DS Thaler & Associates, Inc., engineering firm. He was founding President of the National Association of Homebuilders and has been appointed to a variety of commissions and committees by the State of Maryland and Baltimore County, including Builders for the Bay and the Task Force on the Preservation of State Streams. He has spoken on land development and real estate issues for numerous professional organizations and institutions including the University of Baltimore School of Law, the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, the University of Maryland School of Architecture, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Johns Hopkins and Lehigh Universities. David will discuss storm water management issues important to Maryland residents, answering questions such as:
 
• What does the SWM pond created by the builder/developer of our community do?
 
• What obligations do we, the Community Association, have for repairs and replacement of the
pond, and what are the risks involved?
 
• How can we plan for, and possibly avoid, major renovations to the pond?
 
Also covered will be Storm Water Fees and current Federal and State legislation.
 
Contact Sara Rolf to register at srolf@communitymanagers.net with your name, association and desired session time. Please RSVP by Friday, January 24, 2014. We hope you can join us!
 
**Light refreshments provided**

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

ACM Office Closure Update

ACM offices will be closing at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 due to the inclement weather. Should you have an emergency, call (410) 997-7767 and follow the prompts for emergency services. For the most recent office closure updates, please visit us online at www.acmhome.com.
 Thank you and be careful out in the storm!

Monday, January 20, 2014

Winter Storm Watch for Baltimore/DC Metro Area


A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Baltimore/DC Metro area for most of the day on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Please be sure to check your local weather for the most recent updates as well as www.acmhome.com for your association's snow information. We hope everyone stays safe and warm during the winter weather!

Friday, January 10, 2014

ACM Welcomes New Communities!

ACM is excited to welcome the following associations beginning services with us in January:

-Cradlerock Farm Homeowners Association - located in Columbia
-Glenelg Estates Homeowners Association - located in Glenelg
-Stoney Run Village Condominium - located in Hanover

We look forward to beginning our relationship with these communities! Welcome aboard!

Thursday, January 9, 2014

ACM Presents “Calming the Storm” - Expert Information to Answer your Storm Water Management Questions


Audience: Community association board members (officers or at-large members in a decision making role)
 
Where: American Community Management Hanover Office:
7484 Candlewood Road, Suite H, Hanover, Maryland 21076
 
When: Your choice of 12:30-2:00pm or 4:30-6:00pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014
 
Guest Speaker: David Thaler, renowned civil engineer with 40 years' experience in the Land Use industry, is president of DS Thaler & Associates, Inc., engineering firm. He was founding President of the National Association of Homebuilders and has been appointed to a variety of commissions and committees by the State of Maryland and Baltimore County, including Builders for the Bay and the Task Force on the Preservation of State Streams. He has spoken on land development and real estate issues for numerous professional organizations and institutions including the University of Baltimore School of Law, the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, the University of Maryland School of Architecture, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Johns Hopkins and Lehigh Universities. David will discuss storm water management issues important to Maryland residents, answering questions such as:
 
• What does the SWM pond created by the builder/developer of our community do?
 
• What obligations do we, the Community Association, have for repairs and replacement of the
pond, and what are the risks involved?
 
• How can we plan for, and possibly avoid, major renovations to the pond?
 
Also covered will be Storm Water Fees and current Federal and State legislation.
 
Contact Sara Rolf to register at srolf@communitymanagers.net with your name, association and desired session time. Due to limited space, RSVPs are required by Friday, January 24, 2014. We hope you can join us!
 

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Free Seminar - Calming the Storm! Tackling your Storm Water Management Concerns

Spring will be here before we know it, and storm water issues will be foremost on every one's minds!

ACM will host an expert on storm water management to speak on latest developments and answer all your questions. This free seminar will be held in our main offices in Hanover on January 30th.

All Board Members are welcome to attend - look for an invitation with more details to arrive in your email box very soon!

New Year, More Snow!

ACM wishes everyone a Happy New Year! No better way to kick off the new year with a snow storm! A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Baltimore Metro area. To read more, click the link below:

http://www.weather.com/weather/alerts/localalerts/21209?phenomena=WW&significance=Y&areaid=MDZ011&office=KLWX&etn=0001

For more information about your association's snow procedure, make sure to visit us online at www.acmhome.com.