Marina Cay Home Owner's Association

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do the dues cover?
Many things, including but not limited to accounting and taxes, cable TV, exterior and grounds maintenance, insurance and legal, ice machines, internet, management repairs and maintenance, office expense, exterior pesticide applications, propane for Bay and Hill buildings, recycling, security, spa, exterior utilities, water and sewer.
How old is the building's roof?
The Bay building roof was replaced in 2005, East Hill in 2008, Courtyard in 2009, West Hill in 2010 and the Waterfront in 2011, all with 50 year shingles.
Do you have boat slips available?
Yes, the HOA offers boat slips for sale, seasonal lease and 'amenity' or weekly leases. Check with the HOA manager regarding details.
How hot is the spa water, what sanitizer do you use?
The spa water is 104 degrees inside the mechanical room. This is the maximum temperature allowed by Montana state law. The water inside the tub runs around 102 degrees. The sanitizer used is bromine, and the spa chemical balance is checked twice each day.
Can we upgrade our cable television package?
Yes, the HOA provides an expanded cable package included with your dues. The service provider, Spectrum, offers additional upgrades including sports coverage. These upgrades will be billed directly to you.
Can I leave a car on site?
No, the By-Laws are very clear, "No vehicles may be left in storage on site."
Can I bring my dog?
No, the By-Laws are very clear, "All pets are forbidden in any part of the condominium project at all times."
Does the HOA have a swimming pool?
No, the swimming pool area is privately owned and operated by Marina Cay Resort. Access is available through several programs operated by the resort. They also own and operate the Tiki Bar, casino and restaurants located in the pool area building.
When was my building built?
The Bay and East Hill buildings were completed in 1982, the Courtyard in 1985, the Waterfront in 1989 and the West Hill in 1994.

Who to Call...

(see the staff page for current phone and email)

Exterior Building Maintenance or Landscape Issues
Sonder Management, HOA Maintenance Managers
Questions Regarding HOA Dues Payments
Diane Carpetino, Chrysler & Gordon Accountants
Board of Directors or Policy Issues/Complaints
Current Board President (see staff page)
Interior Maint. or Repairs if You Rent with the resort
Resort maintenance or contractor of your choice.
Interior Maint or Repairs if You Don't Rent with the resort
Contractor of your choice. HOA Manager may be able to provide referals.
Renovation Questions
Sonder Management, HOA Maintenance Managers
Utilities Issues
Sonder Management, HOA Maintenance Managers, or the utility company


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