ASHLEY PARK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 11, 2018
Board Members Present: Vince Maida, Daniel Lindblom, Jeff Wasylowsky & Gloria O’Connor
Board Members Absent: Michael McKay
Also Present: Jim Bouras, Community Management & Construction, Inc.
President Vince Maida stated there is a quorum of Board Members present and opened the April 11, 2018 Board Meeting at 7:00 pm.
MINUTES – The Board reviewed the Minutes from the March 14, 2018 Board Meeting. Mr. Lindblom made a motion to approve the Minutes from the March 14, 2018 Board Meeting as written. Mr. Wasylowsky seconded this motion and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
FINANCIAL - The Board reviewed the March 31, 2018 Delinquency Report. Several delinquent accounts were discussed.
#64 – The Board will review and discuss this account at the next Board Meeting.
#108 – Making payments.
#168 – This account has been paid in full.
#185 – Mr. Lindblom made a motion to begin association foreclosure. Mr. Maida seconded this motion and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
The Board then reviewed the March 2018 Balance Sheet and Income and Expense Report. Mr. Bouras stated the Association is in good and stable financial condition.
PBSO RATE INCREASE UPDATE/ REVIEW PRIVATE SECURITY QUOTES – The Board Members discussed the PBSO hourly rate increase from $46.00 to $53.00 beginning May 1, 2018. The Board Members also discussed hiring a private security company for the 2019 budget year. The Board Members agreed to have a joint discussion with Boca Winds Board of Directors regarding the 2019 security needs for Boca Winds and Ashley Park.
Mr. Lindblom made a motion to reduce the amount of PBSO off-duty deputies patrol days from 6 shifts per week to 5 shifts a week until the end of the 2018 budget year and to re-consider this matter for the 2019 budget year. Mr. Wasylowsky seconded this motion and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
CANER PROPERTY VIOLATION UPDATE – Mr. Bouras informed the Board that this property looks much better and all maintenance violations have been corrected except the re-landscaping of the front yard.
The Board Members discussed this property and agreed to leave the $1,000 fine on this account for now and give the owner another 30 days to complete the front yard re-landscaping. The Board will discuss this property again at the next Board Meeting and will decide on the fine removal.
PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REPAIR/ REPLACEMENT/ REMOVAL – Mr. Bouras presented estimates for the removal of the deteriorating pieces of the existing playground equipment, replacement of swing parts and installation of picnic table and benches. The Board Members discussed the proposals. Management was instructed to check on the warranty of the new/proposed equipment and request a sample of the recycled plastic material. The Board also requested an estimate from CMC for the installation of the recycled plastic benches and picnic table.
TREE REPLACEMENT(S) AT SHOREWIND PLACE AND SEA BASS DRIVE – The Board Members discussed this matter. Mr. Wagner – an ACC Member addressed the Board regarding the beautification of Ashley Park. Mr. Bouras suggested organizing a Capital Improvement Committee. This Committee would be able to plan future beautification projects and present them for Board review. The Board discussed the possibility of creating a budget line item for the Capital Improvement expenses in the 2019 Budget. Mr. Lindblom made a motion to appoint Mr. Wagner to be the chair-person of the Ashley Park Capital Improvement Committee. Mr. Maida seconded this motion and it was unanimously approved by the board.
It was suggested to announce the creation of the new Capital Improvement Committee on the Ashley Park Web Site and to invite volunteers for this Committee. The Board agreed to review proposals for tree or shrub installation at Shorewind Place and Sea Bass Drive.
LEASE INFORMATION UPDATE – Nothing new to discuss.
WEBSITE – Nothing new to discuss.
OLD BUSINESS AND NEW BUSINESS – Nothing new to discuss.
Mr. Lindblom made a motion to adjourn the Board Meeting at 8:13 pm. The motion was seconded by Mr. Wasylowsky and unanimously approved by the Board.