NOVEMBER 21, 2012

Present –Jim Cooper-President, Biagio Simone- Secretary, ChrisBrogan - Vice President. and Denis Riley- Treasurer.  Ray McDermott- Director was absent.

The meeting was called to order at 7:56 p.m. by President Jim Cooper at the Health Center of Merritt Island.

1.  Appointment of the Election Inspectors:  Chris Brogan served as election inspector. Chris and Lesley from SCM reviewed and counted the proxies and ballots.

2.  Certifying of Quorum:  Roll Call/Call to Order:  The first order of business was the calling of the roll and the certifying of the proxies.  Lesley Studholme reported that there were 34 mailed proxies and 9 owners were present.  A quorum was declared.

3.  Verify Proof of Notice of the Meeting:  Proof of notice of the meeting was called for by the President.  Lesley Studholme of Space Coast Management, Inc. attested that the Notice of the Annual Meeting had been mailed on October 28, 2012. The Affidavit for Proof of Notice will be included as permanent part of the Association’s official records.  Chris Brogan affirmed that he posted the Notice of Meeting sign.  

4.  Election of the Officers:  There were 2 open positions on the Board of Directors.  Nominations from the floor were called for.  Since Chris Brogan with drew from running for another term. Jim Cooper declared that Jim Cooper and Chris Brogan’s terms were open and requested any nominations from the floor.  There were no nominations from the floor.  There were 4 ballots nominating Chris Saretsky, 3 ballots nominating Steve Balch, 8 nominations for Jim Cooper and 1 nomination for Eleanor Keller.  It was declared that Jim Cooper would run for another term as well as Chris Saretsky. Jim Cooper accepted another term.  Chris Saretsky also accepted a term on the board of directors.

5. Reading and Disposition of the Minutes from the Last Annual Meeting - The minutes of November 16, 2011 meeting were read by Biagio Simone. It was noted that the date verifying proof read as 2010 and should be 2011.  A motion was made by Biagio Simone and seconded by Chris Brogan to accept the minutes as amended.  All were in favor. 

6.  Report of the Officers:

a. Jim Cooper – Thanked  Space Coast Management for a great job and his heart goes out to Lesley.  It is a bitter sweet situation and thanked her from the bottom of his heart for all she has done.   He also stated that with the construction of the new house it shows that anything is possible in the community.  He also thanked his fellow board members as well Wil, Lynn, Ray, Carolyn, Chris and all the residents in the community.
b. Biagio Simone –  Extended thanks to Lesley and Space Coast Management for 11 years of service.  He stated that they will be greatly missed.  He also thanked Lynn Riley of the ARC committee for handling the new construction on Abbeyridge. He also thanked the rest of the Board of Directors for working to maintain the community.

c.. Chris Brogan – Expressed his thanks and appreciation to Lesley for all of her work and hard efforts and stated that she will be missed.  He also appreciated SCM for sticking it out during some difficult times and for new residents stepping up to help when needed.  Chris said he hoped the new management company will be as effective. Chris also thanked the rest of the BOD for all they do and Wil and Pauline for the xmas lights.   

d. Denis Riley – stated he agreed with Chris and also that new blood in Copperfield is important.  He stated that the board can always use new help.

e. Ray McDermott – was not present but left his comments to be made a part of the minutes.  “I would like to thank a number of individuals for their service to the Copperfield Community: 

Lesley Studholme for her 11 years of service as our property manager.  The ARC, Lynn Riley, Chris Saretsky and Carolyn McDermott.  Not only did they handle the routine Archituectural Review Applications but also an application for the first time for the building of a new home and an application for installation of driveway and sidewalk pavers.  For the volunteer service of my fellow Board members, especially Denis Riley, who joined the Board this past year and Chris Saretsky who has volunteered to serve.

Without the services of these individuals, Copperfield would not be what it is today.  The residents of Copperfield appreciate your volunteer efforts and thank each of you.”



There were no questions regarding the budget. It was noted that the fees did not have to be raised . Biagio Simone made a motion to accept the budget for 2013, Denis Riley seconded and all were in favor of accepting the budget as presented.

Adjournment:  There being no further business before the Property owners, a motion was made by Biagio Simone and seconded by Denis Riley to adjourn the meeting at 8:30p.m.

Biagio Simone
Secretary CPO


Wednesday November 21, 2012

There was a Board of Directors Meeting immediately following the Annual Meeting to establish the Directors positions.

Date:                Wednesday November 21, 2012

Time:                Meeting convened at 8:30 p.m.

Place:                Merritt Island Health Center

The following positions were established by the new 2013 Copperfield Board of Directors.

Jim Cooper                  President

Chris Saretsky            Vice President

Denis Riley                Treasurer

Biagio Simone           Secretary

Ray McDermott         Director

Adjournment 8:45 p.m.