RiverWatch Housing Association
May 2013 Board Meeting
Date: May 20, 2013
Place: Tarpon Springs
Recreation Center 400 South Walton Ave. Tarpon Springs FL 34689
1. Call to Order – 7:01 pm
2. Establish Quorum – Board members present – Evelyn C, Frank H and
3. Approve April 15, 2013 meeting notes– Frank motioned to accept, Kathleen
2nd – Notes are minutes.
4. Financial report – On budget. On Target. (financials available from
management) Frank motioned to approve the Treasurer Report Evelyn
2nd – accepted.
4.1. Delinquencies – 19 delinquencies.
5. Violation Status
6. Old Business
6.1. Concrete pillars and metal railings. Project
completed. Some overspray of excess paint on pavement to be removed by
between River Watch Center and River Watch. Our surveyor will not go
on Northern Tool property without permission. Sue to check with City
of Tarpon Springs and SWFMD for most recent surveys on file, if available. This could save $1050.
6.3. Playground swings have been ordered and received by the Property Manager. New swings should be installed before the June meeting.
pilings are eroding. Pursue a bid for new
power washing due the end of the week
6.6. RiverWatch sign at the entrance. Awaiting soil results.
6.7. Collision at Entrance – insurance update. Homeowner
disagreeing about replacement of the tree that is oozing sap.
6.8. Entrance wooden fence replacement – to be installed 5/21
Club sign on US 19 – Traffic? Area cleaned, signage can be misleading
6.10. Parking Lot item (Storm Drain from Pasco). There was a meeting with SWFMD regarding preliminary
permitting. Utility easement study to be
7. New Business
7.1. Parking on Street Overnight – Need volunteers to document overnight parking.
7.2. Signage through-out community – Sue to request a bid from Palm Harbor Sign & Design for cost of
consistent sign/post throughout RW. Will add a new sign “no swimming”
at the middle retention pond.
7.3. Committee for June 9th Community pot-luck get together – Revised date to be determined Determined (TBD)
8.1 Foreclosure – nothing to report other
than the discussion at Agenda item 4.1.
9. Architectural Report
9.1. Several projects completed. Blackrush fence looks great.
10. Beautification Report – Our property Manager has received great
responses. One bid is for design only.
11. Crime Watch Committee – meeting held at TSPD on
5/7. Topic focused on Identify Theft. Turnout from RW homeowners: 9-11. Well received by all.
12. Board of Directors Comments – none
13. Open Questions from the Floor
13.1. Sue shared information about Insurance coverage for
the dock. We have until August 8 to make a
13.2. Homeowner – Concern with the sinking ground on the
left side of their property. Insurance agent is urging them to
do something. Sue M. will send them the contact that we used
when we were assessing previous pipe. To be continued.
14. Board of Director Comments – none
15. Open Questions From the Floor - none
16. Adjourn Meeting - Motion: Evelyn
Second: Kathleen Time: 7:47pm