H O M E
         

COPPERFIELD PROPERTY OWNERS
ASSOCIATION
Board of Directors Meeting
October 20, 2009


Present: Jim Cooper-President, Chris Brogan- Vice president, Ray McDermott-Director & Lesley Studholme, SCM.  Blaise Simone-Secretary & Alma McBride – Treasurer were absent  

Jim Cooper called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Health Center of Merritt Island.   

READING OF THE MINUTES
The minutes of the meeting of Sept 15.  2009 were read by Lesley Studholme.  Chris made the motion to accept the minutes as read. Ray seconded and all were in favor. 

TREASURER’S REPORT
No treasurer’s report was submitted.  The September report will be tabled until the January Meeting.

MANAGER’S REPORT
Lesley Studholme submitted the manager’s report which consists of the tracking of non compliance issues in Copperfield.     There are 4 properties in foreclosure.  
There was discussion that 661 Heather Stone should be removed from the lists re: mold and rust.  Also,   673 Heather Stone has unapproved garden plants around the mail box.  

COMMITTEE REPORTS
ARC–       Chris Brogan reported on 3 ARA’s all approved and completed .  These reports are attached to these minutes.

ARCC-    No report was submitted by The ARCC.  The ARCC report is shelved until next month.  

LANDSCAPE – Ray McDermott indicated that there was nothing related to the entrance to report.
Southern Greens asked to replace the filter on the well which was approved by Ray McDermott.
 

OLD BUSINESS-
Pepper Tree Follow up- Ray spoke with Jennifer Cope from St. John’s River Management.  She indicated that we can do what we want but can’t remove the roots and disturb the soil.   She referred Randy Kresek of Central Wet Lands Nursery who specializes in removal and replacing wet land plants.  He has not yet return the call.

There are 2 options.  1- cut the pepper trees down to the ground and treat.  Ray will speak with Neon, Tree Top Rangers and Leland for pricing.
                                     2- wall the pepper trees as far back as we can to the water line.

It was noted that the sidewalk is starting to erode – Chris will email photos to SCM20  and will call the County roads.

NEW BUSINESS -
Dry Lake – Chris will talk to Jason again with regard Southern Greens moving the dry lake bed.  Gary Neff reported he wasn’t happy with Southern Greens and felt they need to be replaced.

The BOD agreed that Southern Greens needs to be reminded periodically but for the most part, followed through with what was requested.

Annual meeting and election – the meeting will be November 18 at the Health Center.  Two positions will be available for a term of 3 years.  Jim Cooper and Chris Brogan have agreed to run for another term.

 GENERAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Lesley Studholme submitted the proposed budget for the 2010 term.  The board reviewed the proposed budget.  Chris made the motion to approve it for inclusion in the annual meeting mail out, Ray seconded and all were in favor.  The fees will remain the same at $44.75 per quarter.

ADJOURNMENT
Ray made the motion to adjourn at 8:33, Chris seconded and all were in favor.