Land Stewardship Team (LST)
Includes all common lands other than our irrigated pasture land, land immediately adjacent to greenhouse, and land used by common facilities. Also specifically includes village green and S.S. Ponderosa, gathering nodes, entry turnaround island, cluster irrigation system, garden pond, upper pond, trails, remote storage / resource areas, and sledding hill.
To guide the community in its use of and interaction with our common lands other than our irrigated pasture land, with consideration for the wild plants and animals who also live here.
Number of Members
4 to 7
Responsibility & Authority
Overall responsibility for the wise stewardship of our common lands other than our irrigated pasture land. The primary stewardship priorities are to ensure long term environmental health and aesthetics of the common land. Various secondary considerations regarding the use of our common lands include accommodating such needs as recreation, storage, spiritual retreat, etc.
Specific Responsibilities and Authorities
Manage and maintain landscaping on common lands. – Full Authority
Manage and maintain health of forest preserve. – Full Authority
Create defensible space around cohousing cluster. – Full Authority
Manage and maintain village green, S.S. Ponderosa, entry turnaround island, sledding hill, cluster irrigation system (including garden pond, upper pond, pumps, pipes, etc.), trails, gathering nodes, and remote storage / resource areas – Full Authority
Create names for common land features outside of the irrigated pasture. – Proposal Authority
Implement Agricultural and Pet Ownership agreement as it pertains to team’s areas of responsibility. – Full Authority
Ensure that agreements related to team’s areas of responsibility are followed. – Full Authority
Ensure that Private Landscaping agreement is followed. – Full Authority
Ensure that Paragraphs 7.9, 7.16, and 7.17 of the covenants are followed. – Full Authority (consistent with covenants)
Oversee activities within team’s areas of responsibility. Create guidelines for those activities. – Full Authority
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