Tanglewood Homeowner Association of Sebring, Inc.
Sebring, FL 33872
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for April 15, 2015
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.
To reaffirm the HOA purpose, Don Toth read the HOA’s “Mission Statement.” In addition, all residents are welcome to attend 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, Judith Eckstein and Nancy Gallagher. Merritt Wiley and Janet Peterson were excused. Don announced we have a quorum.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept the March 18, 2014 HOA Board meeting minutes. Bob Cartwright made a motion to accept the minutes; it was seconded by Jack Nelson and passed by all Board members.
President’s report: Don Toth reserved his report
Executive Vice President: Jack Nelson had nothing to report
Vice President’s report: Merritt Wiley not in attendance
Secretary’s report: Nancy Gallagher had nothing to report
Treasurer’s report: Bob Cartwright gave the treasurer’s report for the month of March, 2015. Beginning balance for the month was $15,120.72. Deposits made were $400.00 with total expenses of $2,523.19. Ending balance as of March 31, 2015 was $12,997.53.
Other Board Member reports: No other reports were given by Board members. Don asked for a motion to accept all officer reports, which was made by Jack Nelson, seconded by Judith Eckstein and passed by all board members.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Acquisitions: Don had no report, however, Jack Nelson explained that the Association’s legal counsel advises us to make an offer to purchase the park each year, so that our offer will be included if the park is offered for sale.
Amenities committee: Charlie Coupe reported that the committee continues to monitor amenities in the park. Presented in three parts: completed items, in progress, and new items. Presentation will be e-mailed to all residents.
Communications committee: Charlie Coupe reported that yesterday, Sun ‘n Lake issued a boil water notice. The notice was cancelled this morning. Please let us know if you change your e-mail address so that you receive all communications.
Comments and Suggestions committee: Judith Eckstein for Janet Peterson
Most of the comments this month concern maintenance and landscaping, and one incident of lack of air conditioning at an event, and a dish on a pole in the middle of a backyard will be moved.
Property rents committee: no report at this time.
Re-sales and rentals committee: Judith Eckstein
Seven new listing were posted in March. Sales for March were 19 homes, 8 more than the same time last year. Average price $44,768.00, an increase of $4,613 over last year. A total of 33 homes have been sold year to date, 7 more than last year. The average price year to date is $40,994.00, $6,271 over last year.
Safety committee: Jack Nelson
Continuing safety issue exists with residents walking in the dark without a light and wearing dark clothing. If you see someone walking between houses, call 911 not Neighborhood Watch. Car stickers are required by the Prospectus and each residents must display one.
Statutory Committee: Don Toth had nothing to report.
Nominations & Elections committee: No report-
Committee report acceptance: Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the committee reports, seconded by Judith Eckstein and passed by all Board members.
Old business: Bob Cartwright addressed the slip in membership over the last three years from 512 (46%) in 2012, up to 586 (56%) in 2013, then down to 386 (35%) in 2015, and discussed some of the reasons.
At 1:00 pm today there will be a ceremony at the pool to dedicate the chair-lift to Linda Margaritz who worked hard to have it installed.
He also reminded everyone of the Blood Drive next Wednesday from 9 am to 2 pm.
Don Toth asked for a motion to close the meeting at 11:00 am Jack Nelson made a motion to close the meeting; it was seconded by Judith Eckstein and passed by all Board members.
At this time, Don Toth asked for comments and discussion from non-director members of the association.
Nancy Gallagher, Secretary