River Watch Home Owner’s Association
August 2013 Board Meeting
Date: August 19, 2013
Place: Tarpon Springs
Recreation Center 400 South Walton Ave. Tarpon Springs FL 34689
1. Call to Order 7:00 pm
2. Establish Quorum – Ed Z, Evelyn C, Kathleen R, Frank H, Mark R – Board …
Management – Sue & Cindy.
3. Read or waive and approve meeting notes from July 2013 – Frank motioned
to accept, Kathleen 2nd. Notes are
4. Financial report – On track. See Sue if you would like a copy of financials.
4.1. Delinquencies – We have three homes delinquent. Not in
mortgage foreclosure, NOT making payments ~ go forward with foreclosure for community? Evelyn motioned, Kathleen 2nd … unanimous – start foreclosure process.
5. Manager’s Report
5.1. Foreclosure (see 4.1)
5.2. Violation Status – More community members complaining about non-conforming home. Direct violation of deed restrictions AND 2005 update. No “actual approval” has been found.
ONLY approval seems to be a verbal from the management company AT THAT time …
5.2.1. Members asking WHY they must comply if this home is in OBVIOUS
5.2.2. Fence lines. Are fences
actually ON that owner’s lot? ARE fences in
compliance? Do the fences have approval?
5.3.1. Wall between River Watch Center and River Watch – update
http://www.tarponriverwatch.com/2008-08-18.html Survey from Tarpon
Springs? Nothing yet – move to parking lot.
5.3.2. Parking on streets overnight?
Volunteers? We DO have a new contract for our towing
company. Once we verify repeat offenders – Towing CAN
5.3.3. Signage through-out community – being replaced with LIKE signs through-out
on similar posts for continuity through-out the community.
5.3.4. Community Pot-Luck – September 28, 2013 – Saturday – RSVP Mark or Robin at
(727) 937-2697 OR EMAIL RCOOLEY66@gmail.com )
Police – crime watch. K-9 display possible. Face-painting (maybe) Car-Show (maybe) …
ideas? Call Robin or Mark.
5.3.5. Dock – Replace pilings … Frank Motioned – Evelyn 2nd … all but Ed
voted to move forward. Better to replace all, protect and be safe …
than to piece it out piling by piling. Get info – so if others in the
community need this work, they can try to consolidate)
5.3.6. Parking Lot (PL – open items awaiting long-range
Storm Drain from Pasco – in process, and moving
Landscape Design at Entrance (winter
6. New Business
7. Architectural Report – None in process – but process itself is in
8. Beautification Committee
8.1. Community landscaping issues
8.1.1. Tree suckling’s are growing and NOT being addressed.
8.1.2. Dry retention pond outflow NOT being addressed during landscaping and thus
are closing up (weeds not being whacked are causing more sediment to stay in the pipe, causing more weeds, causing
more sediment …). This WILL eventually close up and cause flooding of
our community if water cannot escape.
8.1.3. Need to schedule tree elevation around pond’s, community area’s –
playground, sidewalks, entrance, exit.
8.1.4. Peppertrees should be cut back quarterly.
9. Crime Watch Committee http://tspd.us/crime_watch.html
of Director Comments - none
Questions From the Floor - none
12. Adjourn Meeting - Motion: Kathleen
Second: Evelyn Time: 8:29