Meadow Walk News & Updates

To all homeowners – we are sorry to have to continually remind everyone of these things…most of you remember, but for those of you who don’t…PLEASE adhere to these policies:


  • PARKING: When parking in the street (you or your guests), please remember that the law stipulates that cars must be parked in the direction of traffic. And remember –You may NOT park on the grass or on sidewalks.
  • DOGS: Once again, we are forced to remind everyone that ALL dogs MUST remain on leashes at ALL times. THIS IS BOTH A COUNTY AND MEADOW WALK REGULATION and is MANDATORY – IF YOUR DOG IS OUTSIDE THE HOUSE, unless he/she is in a fenced back yard, HE/SHE MUST BE ON A LEASH. No exceptions.
  • LAMPPOSTS: Please be sure your lampposts are in good working order and that they are on automatic light sensors so they come on during the evening hours. Having a good, working post-light is a requirement of our homeowner documents and is a safety issue for everyone. School has begun and a lot of kids have to leave home before sunrise to catch buses.
  • TRASH: Please remember that trash is not to be put at the curb until the night before pickup. We know that a lot of garden and yard work is done on weekends, so if you absolutely have to leave trimmings and branches out over the weekends, be sure that they are bundled and out of the way of sidewalks and the street. But leaving trimmings for days on end is not allowed.

That’s it for now – Thank you! Your Board of Directors.

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NOTICE

Please be advised that the Board of Directors has contracted a company to power wash the community’s outer wall. This company, New View, will bring any and all supplies needed. They will be taking special attention to any plants in the vicinity of the wall.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Treharne at 941-378-0049.

Meadow Walk Notes March 2015

Important Announcements

The Annual Meeting was held in December, and your new Board of Directors include Gary Walsh, Betsy Dane, Andrew Fenton, Jordan Ramey, and Diane Treharne.

As you are aware we have retained counsel to re-write our Association documents. The documents in place are obsolete and many no longer apply. In order to properly represent the community, we would like to have at lease two homeowners join the Board members when we meet with the attorney to review the revisions. We will set the review date once we have heard from any interested homeowners.

Please contact Gary Walsh gxwals1@aol.com, or Betsy Dane bonaire110@aol.com if you would like to be a part of this review.

Remember to check this website from time to time for updates and to reach any of the Board members.

Important Reminders

  • PLEASE be sure that you have a properly functioning lamppost light in front of your house. Make a point of going outside after dark to be sure your light is working. This is not only a safety issue, but is required in our HOA documents.
  • Once again we are forced to remind everyone that ALL dogs must remain on leashes at ALL times. We know you thin YOUR dog is the best listener ever, but please, this is the law. This includes playing with dogs, not just walking them. This is NOT just for the safety of humans, but for the dogs’ safty as well! Also, please do not walk dogs close to houses, and, by the way, PLEASE don’t forget to clean up after them.
  • Please be sure your mailbox is scrubbed clean and that the post is painted. The paint color should match the community’s surrounding wall. If you have any questions please one of the Board members prior to painting.
  • PARKING ISSUES: When parking in the street (you or your guest), please remember that the law stipulates that cars must be parked in the direction of traffic. Be careful parking on curves, and please also be mindful not to interfere with your neighbor’s ability to back out of their driveways. Try not to park directly across from another car, our streets are narrow enough, and this makes driving through them very difficult. And remember, SIDEWALKS ARE FOR WALKING, NOT PARKING. You may NOR park on the grass or on sidewalks; also, please be sure your car is well within your driveway so as not to interfere with sidewalk use.
  • Amazingly this week is already the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour when you go to bed Saturday, March 7th. And, if you have any lights on timers, remember to adjust them accordingly
  • Homeowners Association dues were due by the end of January. For those eight residents who have not yet submitted your payments please do so immediately.

IN MEMORIAM

We would like to take a moment to remember a wonderful friend and neighbor, Dolly Fenix, who passed away on January 7th.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to her son Miguel and his entire family.

Meadow Walk News Fall 2014

Important Announcements

  • We have retained counsel to re-write our Association documents. The documents in place are obsolete and many no longer apply. In order to properly represent the community, we would like to have at lease two homeowners join the Board members when we meet with the attorney to review the revisions.

    We will set the review date once we have heard from any interested homeowners. We would like to have the revisions in place and sent to all homeowners in time for a vote along with the information and ballots for the Annual Meeting. Please contact Gary Walsh gxwals1@aol.com or Betsy Dane bonaire110@aol.com by October 13th if you would like to be part of this review.

  • The Meadow Walk Annual Meeting is set for Monday, December 15th at 6:30 PM. There will be three vacancies on the Board due to expiring terms. Should you wish to nominate someone (including yourself) please let Gary Walsh know by November 1st. If you nominate a neighbor, PLEASE be sure he/she is willing to serve.
  • We are happy to report that all outstanding dues and fees have been received and that the Association is in a strong financial condition.
  • CAUTION: With the excessive rain, nature is ever-present. We have reports of the presence of some water moccasins in one of the lakes. No panic — just be aware. And a remember — not all snakes are bad!
  • Remember to check this site from time to time for updates and to see how to reach any Board members.
  • Friendly Reminders

    Remember, dogs must be kept on leashes at all times. Please abide by this rule for the safety of your dog, your neighbors and your neighbors dogs. Even a friendly dog could endanger a child on a bike or scooter. And don't forget to always pick up after your dog.

    Any vehicles with commercial advertising must be stored in the garage for overnight parking. Ladders must be removed from work vehicles for overnight parking.

    Our subdivision is scheduled for trash and recycling pick-up on Tuesdays. According to Waste Management and Sarasota County, no trash is to be placed curdside until 4:00 pm the day before pick-up.

    Please check your post lights.

  • Parking / Mailboxes

    Please remember, there is no parking allowed on the grass anywhere in the Meadow Walk Subdivision. Although you are legally allowed to park vehicles at curbside we urge you to try and avoid parking overnight on the street for safety reasons. Please refer to the Meadow Walk By-Laws for specific details.

    We've received a friendly request from our mail carrier asking that residents not block the mailboxes. This includes parking in front of or too close to the box.

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