The Landings Management Association, Inc.

Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting

December 2, 2004


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, Don Smally, Ray Rakoff, and Jerry McFadden, constituting a quorum. Also present were Irwin Starr of The Landings Eagle, Walt Hammerling and 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 October 7, 2004 Board Meeting

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

 Presidentís Report (Bob Capo)

 Treasurerís Report (Ted Humphrey)

Mr. Humphrey said he was in the process of reviewing the current statements.

 Safety and Security Report (Ray Rakoff)

 Landscape Report (Fred Stanyer)

 Roads and Drainage Report (Don Smally)

 Lakes Committee (Jerry McFadden)

All the fountains are now lit, as light bulbs were replaced with some effort. There are no other problems to report.

 Nature Trail Committee

No report.

 Public Relations Report (Dee Recapito)

No report.

Old Business

Mr. Spelman presented a draft of a new rule regarding the display of signs in the community, which reads as follows:


            The posting by a resident on or about his/her premises of announcements, notices, posters, flyers, For Sale signs, or statements of political preferences is prohibited, provided however that the posting of an announcement of an Open House which shall take place on a particular date within specified hours to attract prospective purchasers of a unit is permitted.

 A motion was made by Mr. Spelman, and seconded by Mr. Smally to install the new rule as read. The motion passed unanimously.

 New Business

Annual Meeting and Election


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

 The next meeting is scheduled for January 6, 2005.

 Respectfully Submitted,

 Ron Ditch, Acting Secretary