07 – Minutes September 19, 2012

Tanglewood Homeowner Association of Sebring, Inc.
Sebring, FL 33872

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for September 19, 2012

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.
Roll call was taken by Merritt Wiley.
Present: Don Toth, Gladys Nealon, Merritt Wiley, George Weyrauch, Garland Wampler and Bill Evans.
Board members excused from the meeting: Bob Cartwright, Jim Child and Jack Nelson.
Estimated number of residents in attendance was 185.
Board members acknowledged receipt of the secretary’s minutes from the July 18, 2012 board meeting and the special Board Meeting on September 10, 2012. Garland Wampler submitted changes to the minutes for the July 18, 2012 Board Meeting and minutes for the Special Board Meeting on September 10, 2012. All changes were accepted by the Board. A motion was made to accept the corrections and the corrected minutes by Gladys Nealon, seconded by Bill Evans and passed by Board.
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.
President’s report: Don Toth reported the board was happy with the number of residents involved in the various committees. There are sixty members now involved with the HOA and any member in good standing is welcome to join any of the committees. The outcome of the September 6, 2012 Board meeting with HTA will be included in the Committee report today. Asked the all “Comments and Suggestions” be returned to the HOA or placed in the drop box on the back wall of the bingo area. They will be logged in and submitted to the appropriate committee. All submitted forms will be held in confidence. The BOD will not take any action or have an opinion on any of the concerns without the committee recommendations and then decide on an appropriate action. Bill Evans made a motion to accept the Presidents report, seconded by Garland Wampler and passed by the Board.
Secretary’s report: Merritt Wiley reported a pass word is not required to log in to our web site. When you are at the web site, click on any of the headings and it will open to that page. Park resident, Lucien Picard has volunteered to build our new wood bulletin board and “Comments and Suggestions” drop box. If you have a home for sale, you can list for a nominal fee at www.mobilehome.net. George Weyrauch made a motion to accept the secretary’s report, seconded by Bill Evans and passed by the Board.
Treasurer’s report: With Jack Nelsons being absent, George Weyrauch read the treasurer’s report. Beginning balance for June 1, 2012 was $7,158.18. Deposits from June, 1 thru September 7, 2012 was $170.00. Expenses for that time period was $824.32. Balance as of September 7, 2012 is $6,503.86. Merritt Wiley made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, seconded by Garland Wampler and passed by the Board.
Other board members reports: Gladys Nealon, Bill Evans, George Weyrauch and Garland Wampler had nothing to report.
Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Property rents committee: This report will be included in the discussion about the HTA and HOA meeting.
Amenities committee: Filling in for Jim Child, Merritt Wiley had nothing to report.
Resales and rentals committee: Had nothing to report other than there are items to be discussed but will wait until more committee member’s return to the park. George Weyrauch made a motion to accept, seconded by Merritt Wiley and passed by the Board.
Acquisitions committee: Nothing to report at this time.
Suggestions and comments committee: Made note of new location of the Suggestion and Comments box on the back wall of the bingo area. Blank forms are on the table in front of the box.
Security committee: Nothing to report at this time.
Outside vendors committee: Nothing to report at this time.
Unfinished business: No unfinished business.
New business: Merritt Wiley read the meeting notes from the September 6, 2012 meeting with HTA. From this meeting we learned moneys have been put in the 2013 budget to redo the common areas and install a new security system including video cameras at both entrances. As of the meeting date, the 2013 budget had not been approved. Approval was given by Robert Lethbridge to mount the HOA bulletin board and comments box on the rear wall of the bingo area. Five new “comments and suggestions” forms were submitted to management for action. A TV is to be mounted in the exercise room. Asked management if they are giving one year free rent if a home is purchased from HTA? No.
Don Toth asked for comments and discussion from non-director members of the association.
Don Toth asked for a motion to close the meeting at 11:00 A.M. Merritt Wiley made a motion to close the meeting, it was seconded by Bill Evans and passed by Board.

Merritt Wiley – as its Secretary