Committees

HRCA Committee Information

Join us and make a difference in your community. The HRCA frequently has openings on homeowner volunteer committees. Openings are noted next to each of the committees listed below.

If you are interested in applying for a committee position, please fill out the documents below and attach and email to: contact@hrcaonline.org

Committee Application Form  |   Duties & Responsibilities of Directors, Delegates, & Committee Members  |   Committee Appointment Policy

If you are interested in more information on a HRCA committee, please call 303-471-8802 or email contact@hrcaonline.org.

Committees

Highlands Ranch residents can participate in various committees that help shape the future of Highlands Ranch. To see meeting dates click here for the Meeting Calendar. For specific information about each committee, click the following links or scroll down to the desired committee. All HRCA committee meetings are open to our members.

If you are a homeowner and are interested in serving on an HRCA committee, watch this web site and the HRCA News for vacancy listings. Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, a resume, and application for consideration.

The Full Packet for the monthly Board and Delegate meetings contains the meeting Minutes from the Development Review (DRC), Cultural Affairs Association (CAA), the Backcountry Planning Areas Advisory, and the Scholarship Fund Committee Meetings. Go to Meeting Documents page.


Architectural Review Committee (ARC) - No positions available

The Architectural Review Committee is comprised of homeowners with expertise in home improvement and construction. They meet to review plan-sets and submittals made by homeowners to assure they comply with HRCA Residential Improvement Guidelines. They are responsible for reviewing plans for exterior improvements being made to residential properties by homeowners. The committee also is responsible for enforcing covenants outlined within the Community Declaration, Bylaws, and supplemental declarations. This committee meets twice a month.

Meeting Time: First & third Wednesday of each month, 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Recreation Center at Eastridge, Administrative Office

Architectural Committee Authority

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Finance Committee - No positions available

The Finance Committee is a group of Highlands Ranch homeowner volunteers with expertise in finance and accounting that make recommendations to the Board on monthly financials, the annual audit, and budget process as well as other financially related items . Each month the HRCA staff prepares monthly detailed financial statements that the committee then reviews, approves and make recommendations as directed by the Board of Directors.  The minutes and summary of financials are part of the monthly Delegate Board Packet. These documents are published on the HRCA site and made available to the community.

Members assist the board in ensuring that financial records conform to generally accepted accounting principles and the provisions of the HRCA Declaration. This committee meets monthly. 

Meeting Time: Third Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: Recreation Center at Eastridge, Administrative Office

Finance Committee Bylaws  |  Budget Development Schedule

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Development Review Committee (DRC) Commercial Projects in Highlands Ranch - No positions available 

The Highlands Ranch Community Association must review all commercial projects and improvements in Highlands Ranch. The HRCA makes a decision on projects based on the best interest of the Highlands Ranch community, considering appearance, traffic impact and the impact on neighboring properties. There are two commercial committees for this purpose: 

  • HRCA Development Review Committee (DRC) is the review authority for commercial construction projects (i.e., those requiring a Site Improvement Plan through Douglas County). Generally, commercial projects will need HRCA DRC review before Douglas County will issue permits. The DRC meets on the first Wednesday of the month and project applicants are required to present their project to the committee. 
  • HRCA Commercial Review Committee (CRC) is the approval authority for smaller commercial projects (i.e., revisions or modifications to SIPs, all commercial signage, improvements to the exterior of commercial property, including paint, awnings, etc.). The CRC meets electronically, reviewing projects as they are submitted.

If you have questions or need assistance determining to which committee to submit your project, and to confirm DRC meeting dates, please call the HRCA Commercial Coordinator at 303-471-8821.

Meting Time: First Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Recreation Center at Eastridge, Administrative Office

Development Review Committee Bylaws  |  Meeting Documents

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The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association - No positions available

The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association (CAA) Advisory Committee is a group of individuals that have experience in the Cultural Arena: dance, theater, music, and fundraising. The committee meets quarterly to help plan and execute events and programs and to help raise funds for the CAA. For more information email jnoebel@hrcaonline.org.

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Backcountry Planning Areas Advisory Committee - No positions available

Backcountry Planning Areas Committee monitors the development application process and performs duties assigned by the HRCA Board. Click here.

Committee Charter   |   Bylaws    |   Resolution

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The Tribunal Committee - No positions available

The Tribunal Committee hears appeals of Architectural Committee rulings on non-compliance issues or improvements to property. Recommendations of the Tribunal are based on compliance to governing documents and are forwarded to the Board of Directors. The Tribunal was created pursuant to Section 12 of the HRCA Bylaws. The Board of Directors appoints a Hearing Committee or Tribunal to respond to a member request for a hearing. The Tribunal is represented by three members of the Tribunal panel as needed and requested.

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Scholarship Fund Committee - No positions available

The Highlands Ranch Community Scholarship Fund committee selects scholarship recipients from graduating seniors attending a Highlands Ranch high school or who live in the community. The 2018 scholarship recipients receive a $2,500 scholarship to a designated university. It is a rewarding experience to participate in the selection process and learn about the quality of the young men and women in the Highlands Ranch community. Applicant review takes place over a concentrated three week period in March each year. Committee members participate in the awards ceremony, fund-raising, and volunteer efforts on behalf of the program. For more information email ldorre@hrcaonline.org.

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