January 2017 Meeting Minutes
ASHLEY PARK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 12, 2017
Board Members Present: Vince Maida, Diane Esola & Jason Salmon
Board Members Absent: Daniel Lindblom
Also Present: Paul Valyo & James Bouras, Community Management & Construction, Inc.
President Vince Maida stated there is a quorum of Board Members present and opened the January 12, 2017 Board Meeting at 7:10 pm.
MINUTES – The Board reviewed the Minutes from the October 12, 2016 Board Meeting.
Mrs. Esola made a motion to approve the Minutes from the October 12, 2016 Board Meeting as written. Mr. Salmon seconded this motion and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
FINANCIAL - The Board reviewed the December 31, 2016 Delinquency Report. Several delinquent accounts were discussed.
# 25– The homeowner filed bankruptcy.
# 108 – Association foreclosure started.
# 184 – Property is in the final stage of mortgage foreclosure.
# 186 – Homeowner makes monthly payments.
# 212 – Copy of the foreclosure lawsuit has been sent in an attempt to collect the delinquency.
The Board then reviewed the December 2016 Balance Sheet and Income and Expense Report. Mr. Valyo stated the Association is in good and stable financial condition.
REVIEW LEASING REVISION PROPOSED AMENDMENT – The Board Members discussed the proposed leasing amendment that would prohibit new homeowners from leasing their property within the first 12 months after purchase and would establish a minimum lease period of no less than 12 months. The Board Members also discussed a proposed amendment allowing Chapter 720 of the Florida State Statutes to be incorporated into the Ashley Park governing documents.
Mr. Valyo presented a cover letter to the homeowners to be included with the proposed amendments.
Mr. Salmon made a motion to approve sending the two proposed amendments to the Ashley Park homeowners for their approval. Mrs. Esola seconded this motion and it was unanimously approved by the Board.
JAFFE – 22552 SAWFISH TERRACE - PROPERTY MAINTENANCE - Mr. Bouras informed the Board that this property was recently inspected. There are still some maintenance issues, but overall this property looks better than it has looked previously. The Board instructed management to continue monitoring this property.
HYPPOLITE – 22476 SWORDFISH DRIVE – VEHICLE REPAIRS – Mrs. Bouras updated the Board on the alleged commercial activity at this address and noted that there was no activity noticed since November 17, 2016.
EDWARDS – 22640 SWORDFISH DRIVE – UNLICENSED/UNREGISTERED VEHICLES The Board Members discussed this matter.
MAILBOX REPLACEMENT COSTS - The Board Members discussed the mailbox replacement policy and expense and decided to keep the same policy – the association will continue to be responsible for repair and replacement of the mailboxes and posts in order to preserve the uniform and harmonious appearance of the community.
COMMUNITY PICNIC – No decision was made.
WEBSITE – Nothing new to report.
OLD BUSINESS AND NEW BUSINESS – Mr. Maida noted that playground sand needs to be replaced at the Ashley Park playground. Management was instructed to prepare an estimate for the sand removal and replacement with playground mulch.
The Board Members discussed the Ashley Park entrance signs and landscaping. Mr. Salmon proposed to update the signs by repainting and replacing the sign letters with new font and color to give it a more contemporary/modern look, and to also re-landscape these two areas. Mr. Salmon will prepare a design and pricing of these sign/landscape changes and will present them to the Board for review at the next meeting.
One of the homeowners in attendance addressed the Board regarding installation of security cameras at the two Ashley Park entrances. The Board Members discussed this matter.
Mrs. Esola made a motion to adjourn the Board Meeting at 8:12 pm. The motion was seconded by Mr. Salmon and unanimously approved by the Board.