Board of Directors Meeting
JANUARY 18, 2011

Jim Cooper – President -Chris Brogan- Vice President, Biagio Simone – Secretary, Ray McDermott-Director, Alma McBride-Treasurer & Lesley Studholme- SCM.               a quorum was established
Guests- Will Leister, Dennis Riley

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

The minutes of the meeting of October 26, 2010 were read by Biagio Simone.  Chris made the motion to accept the minutes as read, Ray seconded and all were in favor. 


The treasurer’s report for November and December were reviewed by Alma McBride.  She gave an overview of the Wachovia checking and Fidelity Reserve and CD accounts for each subsequent month.  The reports are to be an integral part of these minutes.  Biagio made the motion to accept the reports as presented, Ray seconded and all were in favor.  Lesley gave a short explanation of the extra charges for NSF checks and check copies.


Lesley Studholme submitted the manager’s report which consists of tracking non compliance issues in Copperfield.  Many owners have responded and the properties are either being worked on, completed or in the attorney’s hands.  She explained that with the several freeze and drought conditions, the lawns are difficult to analyze. Also, Lesley questioned the power bill increase over the last couple of months.  The BOD will monitor the situation at the entrance. 

The report is attached and made a part of these minutes.
ARC–   Chris Brogan combined the reports and stated that 8 ARA’s were approved and completed.  A boat shed was withdrawn as it was not feasible.

ARCC-    Tom Loshe submitted an ARCC report –included the above ARC.


Ray McDermott – reported that Southern Greens placed mulch at the entrance. They also trimmed back the vegetation at the retention pond to the berm and trimmed the pepper trees at the cul de sac.   Biagio, Ray and Chris staked the pond area to designate the area for Southern Greens to mow. Ray also provided a plan where  Southern Greens will  maintain the pepper trees for $300.00 every 3 months.  Will Leister expressed the communities appreciation to Ray for obtaining the plan.


The papaya tree has not been removed from 673 Heather Stone.  The owner got a letter to remove the tree on September 23, 2010.  The tree is now dead due to frost.  It was decided to contact the attorney.

It was also noted that the drain has been fixed by the county on Hedgerow.


Will Leister submitted his resignation as Chairman of the ARC.  The BOD expressly thanked him for his years of service.  Will indicated that he will continue to work with the board and ARC on an as needed basis.  Will recommended that Lynn Riley take the position as Chairperson for the ARC.  On Will’s recommendation, Chris made the motion to designate Lynn Riley as the Chairperson for the ARC, Ray seconded and all were in favor.  Lynn’s husband Dennis, indicated that Lynn was aware and accepts the position.  The records for the ARC will be given to Lynn by Will and she will maintain the current up to date files.

Will also indicted that he has been getting inquiries to install VHF and UHF antennas.  He recommends installing them in the attic but some people are reluctant.  Jim stated that residents are permitted to install them however they must be 12’ above the ridge line of the roof.  It was discussed these inquiries might increase and the BOD should be aware.


Ray made the motion to adjourn,  Biagio seconded and all were in favor at 8:05 p.m