Tanglewood Homeowner Association of Sebring, Inc.
Sebring, FL 33872
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for April 17, 2013
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 327.
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 Merritt Wiley.
Present: Don Toth, Merritt Wiley, Garland Wampler, Jack Nelson, Jim Child, Bill Evans, George Weyrauch and Nancy Gallagher. Don announced we have a quorum. Bob Cartwright was excused from the meeting.
Board members acknowledged receipt of the secretary’s minutes from the February 20, 2013 board meeting. Don Toth asked for a motion to accept the February 20, 2013 HOA meeting minutes. Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the minutes; it was seconded by George Weyrauch and passed by all Board members.
Minutes from the special board meeting held on April 5, 2013 to discuss the D & O insurance was read by Merritt Wiley. In this meeting, all Board members voted to purchase the D & O insurance from Grand Prix Services Corp at a cost of $2,698.63. Merritt Wiley was authorized to purchase same. Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the minutes as read; it was seconded by Bill Evans and passed by all Board members.
President’s report: Don Toth read the resignation of Jim Child to the Board of Directors. A motion to accept the resignation was made by Jack Nelson; seconded by George Weyrauch and passed by all Board members. Don Toth asked if anyone was interested to be on the Board of Directors, to stop and talk to Merritt Wiley after the meeting. With the absence of a chair person for the Comments and Suggestions committee, Jack Nelson said he would chair this committee. With the absence of a chair person for the Acquisitions Committee: Don Toth and Merritt Wiley will co-chair this committee.
Don Toth asked Jack Nelson if he would be Vice President and he agreed. Merritt Wiley made a motion that Jack Nelson be the Vice President; it was seconded by Garland Wampler and passed by all Board members.
Vice President’s report: Jim Child had nothing to report.
Secretary’s report: Merritt Wiley reported the D & O insurance has been purchased from Grand Prix Service Corp. for $2,698.63.
Treasurer’s report: In Bob Cartwright’s absences, Merritt Wiley gave the treasurer’s report. Beginning balance for March 1, 2013 was $13,726.12. Deposits made were $220.00 with total expenses of $68.65. Ending balance as of March 31, 2013 was $13,877.47. Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, seconded by Bill Evans and passed by the Board.
Other Board Member reports:
George Weyrauch reported he will be in contact with Bill Williams of the FMO for information as to who to contact at the Florida DBPR about violations to the 723 statutes.
Garland Wampler gave an outline of his continuing efforts with comparable parks and rents.
Nancy Gallagher reported she had filed our annual report with the State of Florida.
Jim Child reported the Comments and Suggestions committee has 50 unanswered Comments and Suggestions submitted by the residents. All submitted forms have been cataloged and are posted on our bulletin board. The committee will be in contact with individuals who submitted a Comments and Suggestions form on open and resolved issues.
No other reports were given by the Board members.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept all officer reports. George Weyrauch made the motion to accept all officer reports; it was seconded by Bill Evans and passed by the Board.
Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Property rents committee: Garland Wampler gave his report during his Directors report
Property rents committee – documents review sub-committee: Jack Nelson reported the documents are still at our lawyer’s office waiting for legal review. Nancy Gallagher will be visiting our lawyer’s office over the next two weeks to review some additional documents.
Amenities committee: Jim Child had nothing to report.
Resales and rentals committee: Garland Wampler discussed the rental issues in his Directors report.
Acquisitions committee: Don Toth reported this committee will be co-chaired by Merritt Wiley and Don Toth. A meeting of this committee will be called within the next two weeks.
Outside vendors committee: Jack Nelson had nothing to report at this time.
Elections committee: Don Toth asked for volunteers to serve on the board.
Statutory Committee: Don Toth gave his report during his President’s report.
Outside Venders: Jack Nelson had nothing to report.
Suggestions and Comments committee: Jim Child gave his report during his Vice President’s report.
New business: Monthly meetings. Jack Nelson recommended no board meetings be held in July and August. Don Toth announced the board would still be working with various committees throughout the summer and if an issue required a board meeting it would be announced through emails and posted notices so all residents could attend. All board members agreed to suspend board meetings in July and August.
Mel Ridley reported the Neighborhood Watch group is using a Hometown provided golf cart and has been out patrolling most evenings. So far there have been no security issues throughout the park.
Unfinished business: Don Toth reported the D & O insurance has been purchased.
Old business: There was no old business.
Committee report acceptance: Don Toth asked for a motion to accept all committee reports. Bill Evans made a motion to accept all committee reports; Jack Nelson seconded the motion and passed by all Board members.
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 11:40 A.M. George Weyrauch made a motion to close the meeting; it was seconded by Garland Wampler and passed by all Board members.
Merritt Wiley – as its Secretary