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COPPERFIELD PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION
Board of Directors Meeting
March 24,  2009


Present:  Ray McDermott - Director, Chris Brogan- Vice president, Blaise Simone-Secretary, Alma McBride - Treasurer- Lesley Studholme - S.C.M.  President Jim Cooper was unable to attend.

Wil Leister and Bill Harding were also present from the ARC

Vice President Chris called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. at the Health Center of Merritt Island.   

READING OF THE MINUTES

The minutes of the meeting of February 14, 2009 were read by Blaise Simone.  Ray made the motion to accept the minutes as read. Blaise seconded and all were in favor. 

TREASURER’S REPORT

Alma McBride gave an over view of the financials for February.  The overview covered the receipts, expenditures and balances in both the checking and reserve accounts.  She also confirmed that the 3 CD’s are in place with Coastal for $17,102.85..  The overview is attached and a part of these minutes. Blaise made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report as submitted Ray 2nd and all were in favor.

MANAGER’S REPORT

Lesley Studholme submitted the manager’s reports for January which consists of the tracking of non compliance issues in Copperfield.  Attorney letters should be issued to 1839 Abbeyridge for rust on the sidewalk. There was a question regarding the pit bull at 2170 Hedgerow.  The tenant was present and a letter was submitted from the owner .  Chris indicated that this will be addressed under new business.  Lesley had the signature sheet for Wachovia bank.  The report is attached and a part of these minutes.  

COMMITTEE REPORTS
ARC–        

 ARCC-    13 ARA’s - all but one is completed - report submitted by T. Loshe

LANDSCAPE –
Ray reported the front entrance wall will be discussed in Old Busisness

OLD BUSINESS-

Culvert Repair-  Chris reported that the culvert has been completed by Southern Greens at a total cost of $1175.00.   The job should last for a several years and is much cheaper than the other bidders.

Wall paint - Ray reported that “Friends Painting” completed the wall with colors that are maintained with Wil.  Everyone has expressed that the job is well done.

NEW BUSINESS -

Pit Bull and dogs at large - Mr. Friel of 2170 Hedgerow showed pictures of his dog which were clear that this animal was not a pit bull.  He indicated that it is a cross breed and is a very friendly dog.  There was much discussion concerning the dog running at large.  Mr. Friel admitted that the dog does get loose and he is doing all he can to contain it.   Chris indicted that dogs running at large should be reported to animal control.  He explained that it is not the responsibility of the BOD to address animals at large.  He recommended taking pictures with the date on them to  submit to the appropriate authorities.

Garage Sale - The garage sale was a huge success.  The BOD recognized Cheryl Nealon for all of her efforts.
641 Heather Stone has been cut by Vance 

Newsletter - Ray submitted a draft of the newsletter.  There were some changes which Ray will make and get to SCM for copying.

GENERAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Wil questioned the approval of colors for the fence/wall backing owners property. He stated he was at a stand still as to which way the Board wanted him to proceed.  The board suggested muted subdued colors should be chosen.

ADJOURNMENT-
Blaise made the motion to adjourn the meeting, Ray seconded and all were in favor 8:55 pm