1. Call to
Order - 7:06pm
Establish Quorum - Quorum established. Evelyn and Bob not present.
Notes from 7/19/2010 meeting - Motion from Bill to waive reading of minutes. Second by
- 4.1 Delinquencies: 9 delinquencies (1 for 3 years; 2 for 2 years and 6 within a year).
Collected on all that are in lien.
- 4.2 Budget: Review of each Line Item in the Income Statement and Balance sheet sections of the
report for month ending 7/31/2010.
* Net Revenue as of July $65,890.04
* Equity/Capital as if July $131,700.00
Question about "other expenses". What does that mean? Other expenses is anything not related to
dues, e.g. interest, fines lawsuit
- 4.3 Investment instruments: David P. suggested looking at investment options. Some have a guaranteed floor
with upside potential. Look at short-term government bonds and maturities. Board agreed to have
Bill research and bring a summary to the next meeting.
and ads: Discussion Tabled
Violation Status: 29 violations - 14 have complied; 3 are with Code Enforcement. Six of the 29
are in 2nd notice. Reminder to the meeting attendees: if you see a Code violation please call Tarpon
Springs Code Enforcement.
- 7.1 Playground - thanks to John
7.1.1 Grills - thanks to David, Graham and Bill ~ Thank You Volunteers!
7.1.2 Ants – Nik’s took care of playground and Black Rush areas
7.1.3 Pulled out signs: one is gone (the one hanging from the tree); other sign missing too. Sign
messages: Clean up your pet's waste and Keep your pet on a leash.
7.1.4 Rebar: Cut Out
Benches: Sealed and pressure washed
7.1.6 Pump House wall: Done
7.2 Paint Pallets: Donna shared a pallet of color options from Home Depot for home exterior. Color
scheme in the neighborhood has been the same for about 15 years. Donna recommends that a flyer be
developed to inform residents of the new paint options and to post the color scheme (once approved) to our
RiverWatch website. Next step is for Donna to speak with the Architectural Committee members (Richard,
Sharon and Walters) for their adoption of the proposed color pallets. Update at the next
7.3 One Home on two lots, original home in the community. Paying one assessment.
Status – no follow-up response from Michael Bronson. Sent issue to the attorney regarding
conversation with the original developer.
7.4 Irrigation System/Service: Have a new timer; irrigation runs on Mondays and Fridays. Need to build
a box around the timer; north side of exit will. Is a commercial box available?
*Amended – Ed said the enclose for the timer looks new, so this may be done already – need to
Maintenance Report - all is completed as noted above
- 9.1 Landscape Report
- 10.1 fines for violators not getting approval: For anyone not submitting a request before work begins,
there was discussion about $50 and $100 fine options. Suggestion made that If the homeowner
submits the report request within a certain time period, the fine could be removed. A draft letter
outlining the suggestion will be brought to the next meeting for review.
of Director Comments: Discussion about improving the shrubbery at the entrance to have some
conformity. Additional bushes to be added.
Questions from the Floor
12.1 RiverWatch signage - Donna reviewed 4 options: 1. Keep as is. 2. Gradation of several
colors using exterior paints. 3. Totally different sign. 4. Same sign, sunset not
Most attendees favored #2. Donna to submit a cost estimate to the Board by 8/30.
Non-residents in the neighborhood, kayak missing from one resident's home. Residents are urged to
report any suspicious activity immediately to the Tarpon Springs Police Department.
Meeting: Motion and second made. Adjourned 8:05pm
Kathleen R. (Thank you Kathleen!)