Board of Directors Meeting
September 15, 2009

Present: Chris Brogan- Vice president,  Ray McDermott-Director and Blaise Simone-Secretary, Alma McBride – Treasurer & Lesley Studholme - S.C.M.  

Jim Cooper – President was absent

Secretary Blaise Simone called the meeting to order at 7:20 p.m. at the Health Center of Merritt Island.   

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

The treasurer’s report was submitted by Alma McBride for July 2009 which gave an overview of the deposits and expenditures of Wachovia and Fidelity Reserve accounts.  Chris made the motion to accept the report and Blaise seconded all were in favor

The treasurer’s report for August 2009 was given by Alma McBride with the closing balances for Wachovia, Fidelity and the 1 CD account in the amount of $17,822.55.  Chris Brogan made a motion to accept the August treasurer’s report, Ray seconded and all were in favor.

Lesley Studholme submitted the manager’s report which consists of the tracking of non compliance issues in Copperfield.     There are 4 properties in foreclosure.  
Most of the non compliance issues were rust on driveways and walkways due to the sprinkler systems.  There was discussion on how to remedy and control the rust which will be published in the billing newsletter and on the web site. There was general conversation with the conditions in Copperfield.


ARC–       Wil Leister has given the ARA box to Lynn Riley for safe keeping and handling.  No report was submitted.    
ARCC-    The ARCC report was not submitted by T. Loshe as he is out of town.  The ARCC report is shelved until next month.  

Ray McDermott reported on the 3 oak trees at the front have been removed by Tree Top Rangers for $475.00.  This included removal of the chips.  Ray indicated he approved the quality of the job.

Southern Greens.  Chris spoke with Jason with regards the cutting back of the pond site.  Jason assured Chris that it will be addressed and cut and be taken care of.
Newsletter – It was discussed that the parking situation, the new location of SCM and the updated web site should be included in the billing newsletter.


  • Steve Saretsky requested the pepper trees be removed or trimmed from tract G again.  It was agreed that Ray will request price from Leland, and Tree Top Rangers to remove the pepper trees.
  • Steve Saretsky requested the fence be repaired or replaced due to safety and liability issues.  The pepper trees are damaging the fence and is liable to fall if someone leans on it.   The situation of who the fence belongs to and where the responsibility lies was discussed.  Steve indicated that the property is his because the fence could not be built on CPO land unless it was down the hill.  Chris indicated that once the area is cleaned up of the pepper trees, then the county could come and view the safety issue.           


The annual meeting was discussed and the openings for positions of the board of directors at the upcoming election.  Lesley from SCM indicated that all positions will be open so there will be 5 positions available.

Alma McBride indicated that she will work on a proposed budget for the next meeting.

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