Landings Racquet Club Minutes


Board of Directors Meeting,  June 17, 2003

Call to Order

Meeting called to order at 1:59 p.m. by Bob Fernander, President.  The following Directors were present: Bob Fernander, Ralph Ricapito, Jere Berkey, Barbara Pendrell, Jack Jost and Judy Greene. Kim Ueding of Manasota Management was also in attendance.

Approval of May 2003 Minutes

Motion made by Jack Jost to approve the minutes as presented. Seconded by Ralph Ricapito. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report

J. Berkey gave the following report:

Capital Replacement fund started this year with $33,000.00, $42,000.00 added to the fund and the expected expenses for this year are $43,500.00.

It was requested that Account 3513 (Capital Replacement Account), be printed out so that copies could be made for all the Board members to see what has been spent monthly from that account.

Manager’s Report

Kevin Richards reported the Following:

This weekend (June 20-June 22) the court maintenance will be done.

All carpets were professionally cleaned in June, with a club member taking care of a large portion of the bill.

Brick pavers on the pool deck have also been professionally cleaned, with a club member paying for the cleaning.

The relocation of the bike rack is in process, but has been slowed down by the recent weather.

The back-up ball machine will be kept in the shed.

Ben Mayne was sent the proposal for the landscaping. He agreed with Kevin on whom to grant the bid.  The Board discussed the available funds and will put off the work until September or October.

Committee Reports

Pool & Spa – No report or complaints

Social  Program – reported the following

July 4 Barbecue will be at 6:00 or 6:30. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and kosher hot dogs, plus everyone asked to bring their favorite dish to share.

“Jazz by the Pool” will be in November.

Tennis Committee report given by Lou Furlong:

Round Robin will be held June 28, 2003.

Player ratings were discussed.

The information on the backboard was passed on to the committee for their review.

Fitness Center – everything looks good.


Very popular

Duplicate books were taken out and are being stored elsewhere due to a lack of space.

Motion made by Bob Fernander to find $600.00 in the budget to purchase more bookshelves. Seconded by Judy Greene. Motion carried.

House – nothing to report

Old Business

Landscaping – Already discussed.

Status of 2002 Audit – We have received the draft of the audit from the accountant, should receive the final audit this week.

New Bike Location – Already discussed.

Tennis Court Fencing and Court Lights – Discussed the fact that there is a serious need to look at the replacement of the light and the fencing.  The Board asked Kevin to please get bids on the replacement before the next meeting.

Also discussed the acoustics for the Clubhouse.

Backboard Status/Info – Already discussed.

New Business

Water Cooler proposals- Kevin gave the report on the cost: Four new coolers with Cone cup holders and waste receptacles would be $1,300.00 to $1,400.00 a year.  Just to repair one of the current units, recently, was $400.00.  A committee was formed to review Kevin’s suggestions and to make a decision. Committee members were Lou Furling, Barbara Pendrell and Judy Greene.

New Tennis ratings – Already discussed.

Meeting in July will be cancelled; next meeting will be in August.

Meeting adjourned at 3:25p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kim Ueding