ROTONDA HEIGHTS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION, INC.
REGULAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING
February 28, 2018
The duly noticed Regular Board of Directors’ meeting of the Rotonda Heights Conservation Association, Inc. was held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, in the Management Office at 3754 Cape Haze Drive, Rotonda West, Florida. The meeting was called to order at 3 p.m. by the President and Chairman, Jim Harper. Directors in attendance in person were Jim Harper, Deborah Clements, Mike Evers, Jim Kussow, and Paul Scribner. Also present were Property Managers Tim Freeman and Brenda Wright along with other owners. A quorum of the Board was present, so the meeting could proceed.
MINUTES: MOTION was made by Jim Kussow, seconded by Mike Evers, and unanimously carried to approve the Minutes of the January 24, 2018 Board of Directors’ meeting as presented.
TREASURER’S REPORT Mr. Freeman highlighted the December 2017 financial report noting that all accounts balance and are within budget other than legal is a little over due to the revitalization process.
ACC: None to be reviewed.
Deed Restrictions: There were mainly parking deed restriction violations this month and one home still had their Christmas lights up.
RMC: None to be reviewed.
Community Signs: Mr. Freeman spoke with the sign vendor but asked for feedback on design of the signs. Previously someone had made a suggestion for a sunset on the sign but no decision has been made for the design at this time.
Covenant Amendment: The Directors were supplied with an updated draft of the Covenants Amendment for discussion at this meeting. Mr. Freeman will speak with the attorney for her input regarding drones and burning issues to determine if they would fall under the nuisance category. Several owners were present at the meeting to voice their opinions regarding preference for allowing 6 foot high fences at the rear of the property. After discussion, MOTION was made by Paul Scribner, seconded by Jim Kussow, and unanimously carried to remove the fence height from Article 9, Section 7 of the Association Covenants and to include language in that section authorizing the Board of Directors to establish guidelines for fences to allow for reasonable exceptions due to hardship cases. Tim Freeman will work on guidelines to define convenience versus hardship and invited all who may be interested in providing input on this matter to meet with him on Friday, March 9th at 2 p.m.
- Owner complained of speeding in the community and was informed that the MSBU Advisory Committee has been made aware of the speeding issue and is addressing the matter.
- Owner complained that her driveway was damaged due to use for turn-around during paving process and she was encouraged to contact Charlotte County as this matter is out of the Association’s jurisdiction.
- It is hoped that landscaping will be installed along Winchester by this summer and it is anticipated that a traffic light will be installed at Avenues of America intersection with Winchester.
Payables: Payables were reviewed and signed.
Next Meeting: The next Board of Directors’ meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m. at the Association Management Office.
Adjournment: There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 4 p.m.