Tanglewood Homeowner Association of Sebring, Inc.
Sebring, FL 33872
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for November 20, 2013
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 291.
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, Jack Nelson, Garland Wampler, Bill Evans, George Weyrauch, Bob Cartwright, Nancy Gallagher and Merritt Wiley. Jerry Callen was excused from the meeting. Don announced we have a quorum.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept the October 16, 2013 HOA Board meeting minutes. Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the minutes; it was seconded by Bill Evans and passed by all Board members. Don Toth announced we have a quorum.
President’s report: Don Toth announced there had been a meeting with the HOA Executive Board members (Don Toth, Jack Nelson, Merritt Wiley and Nancy Gallagher) with district Manager Gena Paugh and park Manager Rick Sellers. The purpose for the meeting was to present to the HOA Board what lease options were going to be presented to the residents in the Outback. Management was going to send a letter to each of the Outback residents (118) on or about November 19, 2013. The HOA board received a copy of this letter on November 19, 2013. Our copy of this letter will be read during the Secretary’s report.
Vice President’s report: Jack Nelson had nothing to report.
Secretary’s report: Merritt Wiley the 2014 dues notice has been mailed to all eligible residents of Tanglewood. A meeting was held on November 14, 2013 with Regional Manager Gena Paugh, park Manager Rick Sellers, Don Toth, Jack Nelson, Nancy Gallagher and Merritt Wiley of the HOA. Park management presented the two lease options that are going to be presented to the 118 residents of the Outback. Rick Sellers stressed the importance to set up a meeting with him to discuss the lease options in detail. The letter received park management dated November 15, 2013 was read to the Board of Directors. The front and back gate issue was discussed and the park is not going to make any changes to them at this time. Management has included $30,000.00 in the 2014 budget for a front and rear gate security camera system.
Treasurer’s report: Bob Cartwright gave the treasurer’s report for the month of October. Beginning balance for October 1, 2013 was $3,776.05. Deposits made were $60.00 with total expenses of $148.01. Ending balance as of October 31, 2013 was $3,688.04. George Weyrauch made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, seconded by Bill Evans and passed by all Board members.
Other Board Member reports: No other reports were given by Board members.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept all officer reports. George Wayrauch made the motion to accept all officer reports; it was seconded by Jack Nelson and passed by all Board members.
Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Property rents committee: Garland Wampler had nothing to report.
Amenities committee: Merritt Wiley had nothing to report.
Resales and rentals committee: Reggie Maxom reported there are 108 homes for sale. Have 5 homes under contract and 6 rented. At this time, the average sale price per home is $36,980.00. This number is up from last month’s report of $33,000.00. Four Stare Sales has 6 agents working 6 days per week and by appointment on Sundays. HTA has 14 homes for sale in the park.
Acquisitions committee: Nothing to report at this time.
Suggestions and Comments committee: Jerry Callen not present at the meeting.
Elections committee: Merritt Wiley had nothing to report.
Outside vendors committee: Ray Demyan will be heading this committee.
Statutory Committee: Don Toth had nothing to report.
Committee report acceptance: George Weyrauch made a motion to accept the committee reports, seconded by Jack Nelson and passed by all Board members.
Unfinished business: There was no unfinished business.
Old business: There was no old business.
New business: Both Don Toth and Jack Nelson commented on the lease options being presented by HTA. They suggested each resident in the Outback contact Rick Sellers to discuss the options and how they may affect them. Bob Cartwright asked permission to shred and discard the 2012 Tanglewood HOA member rent notices. All Board members voted to discard these notices.
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 11:15 A.M. Merritt Wiley made a motion to close the meeting; it was seconded by Jack Nelson and passed by all Board members.
Merritt Wiley – as its Secretary