The Landings Management Association, Inc.

Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting

January 6, 2005


Call to Order

Chairman Bob Capo called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM at the Landings Racquet Club, 5350 Landings Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida.


Determination of Quorum

Present were Bob Capo, Laurence Spelman, Ted Humphrey, Ray Rakoff, Fred Stanyer, Dee Ricapito, and Jerry McFadden, constituting a quorum. Also present were, Ron Ditch of Argus Property Management, Inc., and a small audience.


Confirmation of Proper Meeting Notice

The notice was posted in accordance with the Bylaws of the Association and requirements of Florida Statutes.


Approval of Minutes of December 2, 2004 Board Meeting

A motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes of the last meeting, as written. The motion passed unanimously.


President’s Report (Bob Capo)


Treasurer’s Report (Ted Humphrey)


Roads and Drainage Report (Don Smally)

(No report)


Safety and Security Report (Ray Rakoff)


Landscape Report (Fred Stanyer)


Lakes Committee (Jerry McFadden)

Nature Trail Committee

The nature trail is need of a good clean up from the storms that hit us this past summer. We will present a full report in the future.


Public Relations Report (Dee Recapito)

There will be a “Newcomers Welcome Party” on January 25th from 6 to 8 pm. One hundred invitations have gone out (representing those who are new to the Landings this past fifteen months. All owners are encouraged attend to get acquainted with our new neighbors (ATTACHED)


Old Business

Annual Meeting and Election


New Business

No new business was introduced.


There were numerous comments and questions from the audience throughout the meeting. Some of the responses follow:


Larry Spelman Stands Down:

Mr. Capo expressed the Board’s gratitude and deepest appreciation to Mr. Spelman who is standing down after many years of dedicated service and contributions to the Landings Community. The audience seconded the motion with heartfelt applause.



A motion was made and seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The motion passed unanimously.


The next meeting is scheduled for February 3, 2005 at the Annual Meeting.


Respectfully Submitted,


Ron Ditch, Acting Secretary