|Re: Operating budget categories||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Jerry McIntire (jerry.mcintiregmail.com)|
|Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 04:36:35 -0700 (PDT)|
Lynn, Thanks for the list, and for the encouraging conclusion that an annual assessment can run under $100/month! Question: does the assessment include contributions to reserves? I'm thinking it doesn't. Jerry Jerry McIntire Stone's Throw Ecovillage, in the heart of Wisconsin's beautiful Driftless region http://stonesthrowcommunity.wordpress.com/ 1-608-637-6620 On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 11:34 PM, Lynn Nadeau / Maraiah <welcome [at] olympus.net> wrote: > > RoseWind Cohousing, Port Townsend WA > (24 households-- individuals cover all costs of their homes and pay all > the property taxes) > (mild climate= no snow removal, leaf raking) > Operating budget line items: > Agricultural: bee equipment, fertilizer/mulch, labor for perennials; > plants/trees > Common House Operations: electricity, phone, propane, trash, water/sewer, > housekeeping labor, maintenance and repair, supplies (soaps, TP, kitchen > misc, light bulbs, etc) > 2 shares of Garden CSA for vegetables for Monday meals > Emergency Prep: supplies > Facilitation: training, retreat, supplies > Finance: assessment relief (up to 20% discount for those who need it), > bank fees, filing fees, tax, INSURANCE, postage and copies > Electronics: Internet and basic TV, supplies > Grounds: hired labor for heavy work, irrigation parts, maintenance and > rental of equipment, path lighting upkeep, plants, electricity for well pump > Kids: equipment and activities > Outreach: advertising and/or PR (incl donations to CohoUS and FIC) > Legal and professional help > Work party food. > Contingency line = 10% of total. > Plus we add to our Reserves each year. And reserves pay for items needing > replacement or major repair: hot water heater, chairs, etc. > > Our annual assessment is about $1100 per household. > > Maraiah Lynn Nadeau > watching full-blown spring, flowers everywhere, vegetables in the garden > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > >
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