August 2022 - Ashley Park Meeting Minutes
ASHLEY PARK HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC.
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 10, 2022
Board Members Present: Daniel Lindblom, Brian McGuinn, Jeff Wasylowsky, Stacy Puleo
Board Members Absent: Yulia Balyberdina
Also Present: Jim Bouras, Community Management & Construction, Inc.
Daniel Lindblom stated there is a quorum of Board Members present via audio conference call and opened the August 10, 2022, Virtual Board Meeting at 7:00 pm. There were 2 homeowners present.
MINUTES – The Board reviewed the Minutes from the June 8, 2022, Board Meetings.
Mrs. Puleo made a motion to approve the Minutes from the June 8, 2022, Board Meetings as written. Mr. McGuinn seconded this motion, and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
FINANCIAL - The Board reviewed the June 30, 2022, Delinquency Report.
212 – property was sold. No surplus funds.
The Board reviewed the June 2022 Balance Sheet and Income and Expense Report. Jim Bouras informed the Board that Ashley Park is in good and stable financial condition and expenses are currently under budget.
REPLACEMENT BENCH INSTALLED AT BASKETBALL COURT – Jim Bouras informed the Board that the bench was replaced at the basketball court. The Board Members also discussed the condition of the damaged fence at the Vince Maida Park.
PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT – Nothing to discuss.
RENTAL INFORMATION – Nothing to discuss.
WEBSITE – Daniel Lindblom informed the Board that Ashley Park and Bay Winds Board Meetings Agenda and Minutes are being posted on the Ashley Park Website.
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE
ENTRANCE SIGNS REFURBISH/ REPLACE DISCUSSION – Brian McGuinn presented to the Board two Sign Partners Inc. quotes: one for the monument sign replacement for $26,483 and another one - for the refurbishing of the existing monument sign for $10, 432. The Board Members discussed the quotes and agreed to move forward with the sign refurbishing, not replacement.
Mrs. Puleo made a motion to approve a $500 deposit/rendering expense with the condition that this payment will be credited toward the final payment if the sign design is accepted by the Board. Mr. Lindblom seconded this motion, and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
Mrs. Puleo made a motion to approve the presented Sign Partners Inc. Quote for $10, 432.20 for the Ashley Park monument remodeling pending the sign design approval by the Board. Mr. Lindblom seconded this motion, and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
OLD BUSINESS AND NEW BUSINESS
BAY WINDS RECLAIMED WATER DISCUSSION – Daniel Lindblom updated the Board on the status of the proposed reclaimed water project and BW Board discussion. Daniel Lindblom also informed the Board that an attorney was hired by the BW Board to draft a letter informing the SFWMD that the Bay Winds is not interested in the proposed reclaimed water and would like to be excluded from the requirement to connect to a reclaimed water source if and when it becomes available.
Anna McGuinn addressed the Board regarding the landscaping at the playground and potentially replacing the existing Bougainvillea with another plants. The Board will investigate this.
Ana McGuinn also commented on Face-to-Face versus Virtual Board meetings discussion and encouraged the Board to continue to hold the meetings virtually.
Elvina Cobb expressed her opinion that the Board should begin holding the board meetings face-to-face (not virtually). Mr. Lindblom responded that the Board will continue evaluating both options, but for now most of the Board is in favor of the virtual meetings.
Mr. Lindblom made a motion to adjourn the Board Meeting at 7:37 pm. The motion was seconded by Mr. Wasylowsky and unanimously approved by the Board.