The Landings Management Association, Inc.
Bob Capo called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM at the Landings Racquet Club, 5350 Landings Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida.
Present were Bob Capo, Dee Ricapito, Richard Bayles, Henry Rhodes, Larry Spelman, Katherine (Katy) Leidel Bill Whitman, Jerry McFadden, and John Newcomer constituting a quorum. Also present were George Niel of Argus Property Management, Inc., Irwin Starr of The Landings Eagle and thirteen property owners.
The notice was posted in accordance with the Bylaws of the Association and requirements of Florida Statutes.
Appointment of Acting Secretary
A motion was made and seconded to appoint George Niel as Acting Secretary for the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
a motion by Larry
Spleman seconded by
Dolores (Dee) Ricapt io and there being
no objection, the reading of the November 1, 2007 minutes was dispensed with.
The President having nothing to report, turned the floor over to Jack Jost to present further testimony as why LMA should accept responsibility to monitoring the newly acquired surveillance equipment of the Racquet Club during the hours of 5:00Pm and 7:00AM. He (Jack Jost) then produced an “Indemnification Agreement” that he had authored in order to persuade the Board to accept this responsibility. After a discussion Larry Spelman enlisted John Newcomer as a committee of two (both retired attorneys) to review the agreement and make a recommendation to the Board at the next regular meeting. The Board agreed and tabled further action until the January 2008 Board meeting.
all was well with the Association’s finances
if there would be no unexpected expenses during the remainder of 2007, the Association should have a surplus of
approximately $15,000 .00 at the end of the fiscal year
Safety and Security Committee:
Whitman reported, although late, he had received the test results of the “
which hopefully will reduce the speeding of owners and their guests in “The
Landings ” . Bill Whitman then stated that he
and the Manager were going to meet with Ryan Green, the new Allegiance Manager,
tomorrow 12/7/2007 ,
to discuss the next step in implementing the official use of the “ Radar Gun” .
reported that the irrigation system of the islands was being evaluated and that
the irrigation system was still not corrected at the North gate.
also reported that the Australian Pines in the
as they are a potential insurance
Roads and Drainage Committee:
reported that the road project for 2007 had been completed. He also reported that the
drainage project the “Eagle Nest” area had some difficulty
getting going but was now on
should be completed around January 2, 2008. gave the
following report: He reported that the fountain in the Bay View Lake was going off and
on , however
Public Relations Committee:
(Katy) Leidel reported that because of the County doing repair work at one of
their lift stations, owners were inconvenienced and she thought that the owners
should have been given a more advance
d notice of the detours involved. Dick Bayles stated that the huge sign that were put up at the
main entrance to “The Landings ” was sufficient.
then turned the report over to Dolores (Dee) Ricapt
to give a report concerning “A Tribute to Bob Greenfield” which is attached
as EXIBIT “A”.
discussion then arose about the Annual Newcomer Party; it was decided to
investigate how many “
were during the past year before proceeding with the party.
No old business discussed.
One of the owners present stated that there was a
lot of trash behind the “Tree Houses”
. After a discussion the owner was told
that this was a “Tree House” issue and should be brought to their attention.
There being no further business on a motion by Dick Bayles and seconded by Larry Spelman the meeting was adjourned at 7:41 PM. The next meeting is scheduled for January 3, 2008.
George Niel, Acting Secretary