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Greenbrook Tanglewood

Welcome to the website for the Greenbrook Tanglewood Homeowners' Association.  The Greenbrook Tanglewood community is located in Hanover Park, IL.  To learn more about our community, please visit the About Us section of the website.
If you prefer to view the website in a language other than English, you can select from the list of available languages in the View Language box on the right side of each page.  You will have to re-select your language as you navigate to different pages on the site.
~ News ~
Annual Meeting and Election
Posted on Oct 28th, 2016
General Proxy forms are available in the  clubhouse or  (click here  to download).  Directed Proxy forms are also available (click here)
Candidate Application and Profile forms
Posted on Sep 9th, 2016
Candidate Application and Profile Forms are available for any homeowner interested in  applying for the Board of Directors and running for election in December 2016.  Click here  for the form or stop by the clubhouse.
New Lighting Testing
Posted on Sep 9th, 2016
The new lights in  Area 3  are being tested for the next 7 days.  The lights will be on continuously during this  testing period.  Stop by and  check them out.  Let us know what you think. The new lights  in Area 2 should  be tested within the next 2-3 weeks.  Watch the  sign and website for updates as  the project progresses. 
Assessment Collection Rules and Regulations Update
Posted on Mar 21st, 2016
At the recent Board meeting, the Board approved  revisions to the  assessment collection rules and regulations. The Declarations  call for assessments to be paid on or before the  first of each month and so the Board voted to abolish the  5 day grace period effective May 1, 2016.    You can find the  revised assessment rules  in the  "Association Documents" section of the website, or follow the  attached link (click here).  The recently approved changes to the Enforcement Rules and Regulations will be posted  in the next  few days.  All the  recent  revisions will be incorporated into the Comprehensive  Rules and Regulations and will be posted in the "Association Documents" section fo the website.

~ Upcoming Events ~
Annual Meeting and Election
Tuesday, December 20th, 7:30 p.m. at Association Clubhouse- 1211 Catalina Drive
The Annual Meeting and Election has been re-scheduled  for  December 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to certify quorum and  elect 2 Board members. 

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~ What's New ~
Parking/Towing Rules Revised ** NEW (7/21/2016)**
The Board of Directors  adopted revised parking Rules and Regulations at the  July 19, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting (click here). The new Rules REQUIRE unit owner and resident vehicles to be  registered with the Association in order to park in any common area.  Vehicles are registered by completing a revised Homeowner Registration  Form (click here) or a Tenant Registration Form (click here) and return it to  the  property manager.
2016 Board Vacancy **NEW (5/18/2016)**- Board Vacancy
At the May 17, 2016 meeting, Board member Lalitkumar Parekh tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors due to health considerations.  To read the  letter  sent to homeowners regarding the  vacancy and other  interesting  happenings in the community click here.  If you are interested in  volunteering to serve on the Board, please complete the  required documents (click here) and return them to the clubhouse for consideration.  The Board will review the  applications and notify the applicants as to interview  times.
2015 Board Goals **NEW (12/30/2014)** - Final 2014 Report
At the December 30, 2014 board meeting, the Board of Directors adopted a set of goals for 2015. The current board goals, including a summary update (click here) are linked to this article.  This status will be periodically updated. Each time the status is updated, the Status Update date above will be changed.
2014 Board Goals **NEW (12/30/2014)** - Final 2014 Report
At the February 25, 2014 board meeting, the Board of Directors adopted a set of goals for 2014. The current board goals, including a summary update (click here) are linked to this article.  This status will be periodically updated. Each time the status is updated, the Status Update date above will be changed.
Proposed DCC&R Amendment (12/28/2013)
The Board of Directors approved the following proposed changes to the current Declaration of Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (DCC&Rs).  Because it is a change to the DCC&R, it requires 75% approval of the 505 unit owners to be adopted.
The Board of Directors is asking for your support for this change by studying the resolution (a full copy can be seen here) and considering signing the enclosed signature form and returning it to the On-site Office (1211 Catalina Drive, Hanover Park, IL 60133).  Only original signatures can be accepted (e.g., no faxes, e-mails, scanned versions, etc.) and only a homeowner of record can complete the signature form.

This change to the DCC&R is an important part of the program to move the Association forward and in the opinion of the Board of Directors provides certain legal framework to permit the Association the ability to supplement the Crime Free Leasing Program, which the Village has stated the goals are to (1) reduce crime; (2) improve the quality of life for Village residents; and (3) enhance the value of owners’ real property.
In summary, this resolution will:
  1. Restrict registered sex offenders and certain felons from living in the Tanglewood Community
  2. Allow the Association to collect information from owners and occupants, including but not limited to names of all occupants of a unit, a history of any felony convictions for those occupants, vehicle information, etc. Please review the full proposed change for additional details (full version can be seen here)
if you have any questions, you can contact the on-site property manage, Betty Rauch, at onsitemanagement@greenbrooktanglewood-hoa.com or you can contact the board at board@greenbrooktanglewood-hoa.com.
Leasing Resolution and Crime Free Addendum (07/22/2014)
On 12-17-2013, the Board of Directors approved a Resolution outlining new Rules and Regulations related to violations in general and specifically related to leasing of units.  The Resolution sets forth revised, new Rules and  Regulations regarding the violation process, including notice, hearing, enforcement, fines, and final determination.  All unit owners, including landlords, should carefully review these new Rules and Regulations to be certain that they are and continue to be in compliance with them. (click here for the full resolution).

As a part of this Resolution, landlords are required to utilize, as a part of their rental leases, the referenced Village of Hanover Park Crime Free Lease Addendum (click here) as a part of the Association’s safety enhancement program.  This addendum is now required for all leased units in the community.  The Board-approved Association’s Rider to Lease 3.0 (click here) is also now required as a part of the rental lease. The deadline for receipt by Property Management of the completed, signed Rider to Lease 3.0 was March 1, 2014.   Thereafter, affected unit owners will be subject to the Association’s violation, enforcement and fine process, as outlined under the newly adopted related Rules and Regulations.

Send completed, signed Association Riders to Lease 3.0 by mail, fax, or email to Property Management to any of the following addresses/fax:  Greenbrook Tanglewood Homeowners Association, Inc., 1211 Catalina Drive, Hanover Park, Illinois 60133;  or Fax:  (630) 289-0245; or email to
2013 Multi-year Roof Replacement Plan (09/08/2013)
Based on an engineering study of all the roofs within the Association by Property Technics (Click here for survey information), the Board of Directors has developed a multi-year roof maintenance and replacement program.  The program will begin with preventative maintenance of the dwelling roofs and an initial number of flat garage roof replacements to be completed in the Fall of 2013 (with work continuing in Spring of 2014, if needed).  The board has authorized spending $49,800 on the dwelling preventive maintenance and an initial $115,000 on phase one of the garage roof replacements.  At the September 17, 2013 Board Meeting, the board will consider spending an additional $135,000 for garage roof replacements as part of this first phase.
The total estimated cost for the phases I-IV flat garage roof replacement is $865,570.  The proposal is to spread this cost in the approximate amounts of $250,000 each in 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and then taper down to $38,800 for 2023-2024, $35,300 for 2028-2029, and $65,950 for 2031-2032, based on 2013 competitive, sealed bid prices. To see a tentative list of when each garage roof is targeted for replacement, click here. NOTE: This list should be treated as a proposed plan that is subject to change.  A change in the order of replacement could be driven by evolving roof conditions, available funds, etc.
The Board also approved a unit dwelling multi-year roof replacement plan. The good news is based on the architect’s comprehensive report, the unit dwelling roofs are in relatively good condition. The annual execution of the roof preventive maintenance program should extend the useful life of unit dwelling roofs and should result in fewer roof leaks. The proposed multi-year unit dwelling roof replacement plan provides the following estimated expenditures, based on 2013 current prices:
  • 2018 $ 74,000
  • 2019 $ 94,500
  • 2020 $124,000
  • 2021 $241,000
  • 2022 $244,000
  • 2023 $248,500
  • 2024 $239,000
  • 2025 $252,000
  • 2026 $219,500
  • 2027 $237,999
  • 2028 $239,000
  • 2029 $232,000
  • 2030 $268,000
  • 2031 $234,000
  • 2032 $ 82,500
The total estimated cost for dwelling roof replacement is $2,946,500. To see a tentative list of when each dwelling roof is targeted for replacement, click here. NOTE: This list should be treated as a proposed plan that is subject to change.  A change in the order of replacement could be driven by evolving roof conditions, available funds, etc.
2013 Roof Study (08/24/2013)
In May 2013, the Board of Directors of Greenbrook Tanglewood Homeowners Association had a roof inspection and study completed by Property Technics.  This involved a survey of all townhome and garage roofs that were not recently replaced.  The report provides a summary of the roof conditions, estimated replacement cost and recommended actions.  To see the full reports, click here.

Village of Hanover Park Crime Free Lease Addendum and Related Village Ordinance Information (06/30/2013)
At the May 21, 2013 Board meeting, Chief of Police David Webb of the Village of Hanover Park gave a presentation to update unit owners, residents and Board members about criminal activity in Greenbrook Tanglewood and to discuss how the Village and Association can further improve the safety of Greenbrook Tanglewood residents.  He also updated all in attendance of the Association/Village cooperation regarding safety of GTHOA, Inc. and the on-going policing efforts of the Village. One of the topics that he overviewed was the recent Village revision of residential rental and leasing requirements.
In an effort to keep GTHOA, Inc. unit owners, landlords, rental property managers, and tenants apprised of these new requirements, a copy of the new Village Crime Free Lease Addendum and two pages of related Village ordinance information and additional references are being posted on this HOA web site for your reference and review.
To read the full information regarding the new Village Crime Free Lease Addendum and the new Village ordinance, click here.
For a copy of the Village Crime Free Lease Addendum, click here.
2013 Owners Survey (06/02/2013)
In March 2013, the Board of Directors of Greenbrook Tanglewood Homeowners Association surveyed unit owners to obtain information for decision making and long-range planning.  Questions were asked on many topics including the clubhouse office, social events, the pool program and additional parking.  Additional information and survey results can be seen here.