Volunteer Opportunities for Magnesia Falls Cove Modernism Tours in February 2022
Negotiated with the City to connect our community homes to the new sewer system at 50% discount to homeowners.
The RMCA worked with the City to bring about neighborhood flood controls. Devastating floods in the late 1970s damaged many homes in Magnesia Falls Cove. Construction of homes stalled and property values declined. In the early 80s, significant investment into the West flood channel infrastructure included a substantial flood reservoir and concrete spillway flanked by high berms. On the East side the channel was cleaned and widened to direct flood waters safely into the Whitewater River.
Encouraged the City of Rancho Mirage to construct curbs and gutters on Magnesia Falls Cove streets to improve flood protection and the esthetic quality of the neighborhood.
Installed and maintain three Magnesia Falls Cove signs on entry streets.
Negotiated with Coachella Valley Water District to allow neighborhood access route to Bump & Grind Trail.
Urged the City and other entities to design and construct a safe and attractive community sidewalk and bridge. This trail on Mirage Road now connects our neighborhood and Elementary School to the City Library.
Maintained an Architectural Review Committee to work with realtors, escrow officers and homebuyers.
Fulfilled escrow requests and property transfers for homebuyers. (Since the RMCA is no longer a HOA, we do not provide this service.)
Coordinated with City Code Compliance to help resolve issues and concerns of our residents.
Established emergency preparedness plans and procedures including purchasing three emergency radio/telephones which are monitored and maintained by RMCA members.
Developed long term working relationships with City Officials and Council members to advocate the interests, concerns and needs of the RMCA community.
Installed Neighborhood Watch signs and security throughout the neighborhood.
Negotiated with the City to construct a block wall on Sahara Road to block traffic noise and light, ensure greater security and provide a buffer between our neighborhood and commercial interests on Highway 111.
Informed homeowners and residents of the City’s Short Term Rental (STR) policies, regulations and requirements. Check with City of Rancho Mirage for current STR policies.
Ensured mosquito abatement policies are understood and enforced for swimming pools left vacant during the summer and other standing water that can breed mosquitos.
Worked with the City Planning Department to limit the height of the new Audi Building and to require shielding of their A/C units to reduce noise. Additionally, employees and clients are not allowed to park on Mirage or Sahara Road.
Limited the height of a proposed 45 foot tall building on Highway 111.
Opposed the City’s plan to discontinue trash pick-up service with Burrtec and encouraged the city to vote to continue with the much appreciated Burrtec service. Our community outpouring was so large the meeting had to be moved from City Hall to an Auditorium.