Tanglewood Homeowner Association of Sebring, Inc.
Sebring, FL 33872
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for May 21, 2014
The Board of Directors meeting was called to order by Don Toth at 10:00 A.M. in the Tanglewood rec hall bingo area. Don Toth led the Pledge of Allegiances to the flag.
Estimated number of residents in attendance was 80.
To reaffirm the HOA purpose, Don Toth read the HOA’s “Mission Statement.” In addition, all residents are welcome to the meeting whether they are paid or unpaid members of the HOA.
Roll call was taken by Nancy Gallagher. Present: Don Toth, Jack Nelson, Bob Cartwright, Charlie Coupe, Nancy Gallagher, and Jerry Callen. Absent were Merritt Wiley and George Weyrauch. Don announced a quorum is present. This will be the last meeting for the season. No meetings will be held during June, July or August.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept the minutes from the April, 16, 2014 HOA Board meeting. Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the minutes as written; it was seconded by Jerry Callen and passed by all Board members.
President’s report: Don Toth announced that we received a response to the letter sent to Hometown America regarding Outback lease issues, and those residents who would like to review it may do so after the meeting.
Vice President’s report: Jack Nelson had nothing to report.
Secretary’s report: In the absence of Merritt Wiley, Don Toth reported that a two year subscription for web site protection has been purchased
Treasurer’s report: Bob Cartwright gave the treasurer’s report for the month of April. Beginning balance for April 1, 2014 was $10,682.43. Deposits made were $240.00 with total expenses of $535.20. Ending balance as of April 30, 2014 was $10,387.23. When Grand Prix Services submitted their invoice for our D & O liability insurance renewal, it was paid as received. We have since received another invoice requesting an additional $115.14 because of an error made in the original invoice. This additional premium was paid during April as well as fees for duplicate deposit tickets the use of which was recommended by the auditor. Jerry Callen moved to accept the Treasurer’s report, seconded by Jack Nelson and passed by all Board members.
Other Board Member reports: No other reports were given by Board members.
Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Property rents committee: There was nothing to report at this time.
Amenities committee: Charlie Coupe reported on the meeting he and his committee had with park manager Rick Sellers on May 7. He read the committee report covering the appearance of the park, and their review of all items. Rick likes the Monitor, Present, Review method with pictures of certain issues. He uses the pictures and specific issues as work orders for his maintenance staff. In addition, the committee reviewed specific accomplishments, planned work and landscaping work scheduled for July and August.
Re-sales and rentals committee: Jerry Callen and Merritt Wiley met with Four Star, the sales company for the park developer who provided an update and comparison of sale prices, commission rates and number of closings for last year and this year-to-date. Opening the front gate during the day was discussed, and Four Star agreed to outside real estate brokers.
Suggestions and Comments committee: No report.
Safety committee: Jack Nelson had no committee business to report, but objected to opening the gates during the day.
Outside vendors committee: Nothing to report
Elections committee: Nothing to report.
Statutory Committee: Nothing to report.
Communications committee: Charlie Coupe reported that he now has 850 residents on the e-mail list.
Committee report acceptance: Nancy Gallagher made a motion to accept the committee reports, seconded by Jerry Callen and passed by all Board members.
Unfinished business: No unfinished business.
New business: There was no new business
Old business: There was no old business.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:40 AM.