TANGLEWOOD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SEBRING, INC.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Date: February 17, 2016
The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was called to order by Don Toth at 7:00 P.M. in the Tanglewood rec hall, bingo area. Estimated number of residents in attendance was 77. 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. Present: Don Toth, Jack Nelson, Bob Cartwright, Charlie Coupe, Janet Peterson, Judith Eckstein and Nancy Gallagher. Don announced the presence of a quorum.
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept the minutes from the January 2016 HOA Board meeting. Jack made a motion to accept the minutes as written which was seconded by Charlie and passed by all Board members.
President’s report: Don Toth
Organizational Meeting on 2/11, included election of officers: Donald Toth, President; Jack Nelson, Executive Vice President; Merritt Wiley, Vice President, Assistant Treasurer: Nancy Gallagher, Secretary; Janet Peterson, Recording Secretary; and Bob Cartwright, Treasurer.
Committee Assignments: Acquisition – Don Toth, Amenities – Charlie Coupe, Comments & Suggestions – Janet Peterson; Communications – Charlie Coupe,- Nominations & Elections – Merritt Wiley & Nancy Gallagher; Property Rents – Merritt Wiley & Nancy Gallagher; Re-sales & Illegal Rentals – Judith Eckstein & Jay Etherton; Safety – Jack Nelson; Statutory – to be determined; Coalition – Don Toth, HOA Ambassador – Jay Etherton
Merritt came up with Tanglewood Directory, nice, includes emergency numbers, TMAC information, park map, Sun n Lake water, sheriff, etc.
Vice President’s report: Read by Don Toth: Explained about the Tanglewood Directory. $2.00 per resident, no e-mails included or other personal information, no advertising from park residents, people who do directory will get the advertisers, updated yearly after TMAC election, web site information. CPR will give us overview after everything is submitted.
Secretary’s report: Nancy Gallagher: Explained organizational meeting, elected & re-elected officers, reminded board that some of us need to turn in affidavit forms that we read Florida 723, need to be on file for 7 years.
Treasurer’s report: Bob Cartwright : Expense: $26.74 Income: $1090 Balance: !6,441.45
43 new members, 374 members 2015, 237 members 2016
Other Board Member reports:
Don Toth asked for a motion to accept all officer reports. A motion to accept all officer reports was made by Jack, seconded by Charlie and passed by all Board members.
Don Toth asked for committee reports:
Acquisition: Advised to put request in for acquisition every year.
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 February 17, 2016 was recited 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 Coup .: Speed Limit Awareness, There were 13 Capital expenses for 2016. Charlie met with Tammy, she had info from data base to get an important message out immediately, especially about safety and health issues.
Comments and Suggestions: Janet Peterson: Committee met and recorded comments, members met with Tammy for resolutions. Judith explained details.
Nominations and Elections committee: Merritt & Nancy: No elections until next year, 3 openings on the board.
Property rents: Merritt & Nancy : no report
Re- sales and Rentals committee: Judith Eckstein – 2 homes sold, 2016 YTD sales is 8, average sale amount $45,654
Safety committee: Jack Nelson: Discussed & presented diagram of culverts/pipes showing what cameras record. Dollar General exit, need help – anyone that can observe for a while, discussed accident of January 20th. Attended Sun N Lake meeting to get help for exit area, he wants that closed and is waiting for reports.
Statutory Committee: Don Toth had nothing to report.
Don asked for a motion to accept the committee reports which was made by Janet, seconded by Judith and passed by all Board members.
NEW BUSINESS: No new business.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: No unfinished business.
OLD BUSINESS: No old business.
Don Toth asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:06 P.M. Bob made a motion to adjourn the meeting; it was seconded by Janet and passed by all Board members.
Don Toth asked for comments and discussion from non-director members of the association present at the meeting.
Janet Peterson, Recording Secretary