06 May 20, 2015



Date: May 20, 2015

The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was called to order by Don Toth at 10:00 A.M. in the Tanglewood rec hall, bingo area. Estimated number of residents in attendance was 99. Don Toth led the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. To reaffirm the HOA purpose, Don Toth read the HOA’s “Mission Statement”, and reminded the assembly that all residents are welcome to the meeting. Roll call was taken by Nancy Gallagher. Present: Don Toth, Jack Nelson, Merritt Wiley Charlie Coupe, and Nancy Gallagher. Don announced the presence of a quorum.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept the minutes from the April 15 HOA Board meeting. Jack Nelson made a motion to accept the minutes as written which was seconded by Charlie Coupe and passed by all Board members.

President’s report: Don Toth reported that we have contacted the Chicago office of Hometown America about the lack of amenities and general maintenance, and were referred to Gena Paugh, the Regional Manager and the Board met with her and Tammy Martin May 5th. The three items on our agenda were (1) entry access, (2) roadways, and (3) landscaping and general maintenance of our park. We did not get a definitive timeline on any of our concerns, only that we will be advised. As members of the Board of Directors of the Association, we have a fiduciary duty to represent the entire community and present their needs and concerns while holding our tongues and keeping our emotions in check.
Treasurer’s report: Merritt Wiley presented the Treasurer’s report in Bob Cartwright’s absence. The beginning balance on April 1, was $12,997.53 with total deposits of $290.00, expenditures of $202.25 and a closing balance of $13,085.28.
Other Board Member reports: There were none.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept all officer reports. A motion to accept all officer reports was made by Charlie Coupe, seconded by Merritt Wiley, and passed by all Board members.
Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Acquisition: No Report
Amenities: Charlie Coupe reported the Amenities Committee is continuing to monitor the amenities thru out the park. Monthly meetings are being held with the park manager to discuss what has been accomplished and what new items have been added to the list that requires attention. His report dated May 20, 2015 was presented to the membership which included items that have been completed, items under contract, capital expenses that have been approved and pending capital expenses. This report is posted on the HOA bulletin board.
Communications: Charlie Coupe .
Comments and Suggestions: No Report
Nominations and Elections committee:
Merritt Wiley and Nancy Gallagher invited those who wish to serve on the committee to “come see us”.
Property rents: Merritt & Nancy
Volunteers were asked to join the committee.
Re- sales and Rentals committee: None
Don related the results of our meeting with 4 Star.
Safety committee: Jack Nelson
Jack reminded the residents to be sure to wear light colored clothing and carry a light when walking at night.
Statutory Committee:. Will set-up at the first Fall meeting.
A motion to accept all committee reports was made and passed by all Board members.
A suggestion was made to move future board meetings to 7:00pm. Many residents have other commitments, including jobs during the day. Meeting in the evening would enable more members an opportunity to attend these meetings.
Don Toth asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 A.M. Jack Nelson made a motion to adjourn the meeting; it was seconded by Merritt Wiley and passed by all Board members.
Don Toth asked for comments and discussion from non-director members of the association present at the meeting.

Respectfully submitted
Nancy Gallagher, Secretary