Minutes: 09/11/2002

September 11, 2002, 7:00 PM at the Fruitville Library

Bill Detra, President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Present were Bill Detra, John Finlay, Ben Hilton, Connie Meadows and Kurt Richter.

On a motion by Kurt Richter, seconded by John Finlay the minutes of the meetings of June 24 and September 30, 2002 were unanimously approved.

Financial statements for the year to date ended September 30, 2002 were distributed. Income is $25,380.31, expenses are $17,230.72. Assets are $16,178.24 representing cash in checking and cash in savings. There are only $338.04 in outstanding liabilities.

Connie Meadows submitted a budget for 2003 which calls for expenses of $25,465. The annual Homeowners Assessment for 2003 of $400 or $100 quarterly was proposed. On a motion by Connie Meadows, seconded by Kurt Richter, the budget for 2003 was unanimously approved.

Filling the vacancies on the Modification Committee took place by ballot containing the names of the persons who previously indicated an interest in serving (Dolly Fenix, Kurt Richter, Andy Small and Gary Walsh) as well as Eddie Martin who recently indicated an interest in serving. Those chosen were Kurt Richter and Andy Small.

A volunteer was requested to research the type and source of signs to be posted indicating that Meadow Walk is a Deed Restricted community, and for, no trespassing' signs along the South border. Nancy Dellachio offered to conduct this research and report back to the board.

A review of the Bylaws provisions for voting was given. There is only one vote per lot. If the joint owners cannot agree in their vote, their vote will be split between two or more candidates. Voting may take place by mail, by proxy or in person. This information will be contained in the packet set when notifying homeowners of the annual meeting which is scheduled for December 16, 2002.

Guidelines for the Nominating Committee, chaired by Brian King were discussed and approved. These guidelines will be posted on the web site. Persons were invited to serve on the Nominating Committee. Karen Peterson, Nancy Dellachio and Betsy Dane agreed to serve.

Marisa King has offered to work on the newsletter together with Tonia Bichler which they want to get out before the picnic.

Karen Peterson reported on her research on fireworks. In Florida, ONLY sparklers, snakes, glow worms and other non explosive fireworks are legal. All fuse firecrackers, torpedoes, cherry bombs and the like are illegal. Local law enforcement can be called in cases of infraction.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Constance Meadows, Secretary