LANDINGS RACQUET CLUB
Board of Directors Meeting
February 13, 2003
Meeting called to order at 2:03pm by Bob Fernander President. The following Directors were present: Bob Fernander, Jack Jost, Jere Berkey, Barbara Pendrell, Judy Greene, Ralph Ricapito and Colin Wendell. Kevin Richards, Club manager was present, as well as Bill Sutton and Kim Ueding of Manasota Management.
Motion made by J. Jost to “accept the minutes of Board of Directors meeting from January 16, 2003 as presented”. Seconded by Jere Berkey. Motion carried unanimously.
J. Berkey gave the report. He reviewed the financial for January from the Management Company.
K. Richards gave the following report:
a. Monthly court maintenance will be done this weekend.
b. Pressure cleaning started last Monday, Feb. 10, 2003. Painting will start on Monday, Feb. 17, 2003.
c. Created more space in the Treadmill room.
d. Significant changes have taken place in the LRC staff.
Lynda & Jason leaving.
e. Bill Woodard will be doing afternoon court Maintenance and some
Sheryn Deis will replace Lynda. She will be training the next 2 weeks and start full-time on March 4.
No longer offering full benefits, starting with Sheryn Deis.
e. Water cooler on tennis court will be repaired next week for $180.00.
f. Looking into a 3rd heater for the pool. Another heater went out. The Club is now dealing with some serious electrical problems.
g. Main Electrical panel is not strong enough to deal with what is required. An Electrical company is coming in next week to evaluate what is needed to get everything to run, without problems.
Jay Eisner gave the following report:
a. Symbiont Service came out to propose some things that need done.
Proposal suggests re-doing some plumbing and piping, replace pump in lake, and installing the 3rd heater. Install a Digitized Thermostat. Cost will run $14,300.00. Will be able to start the work in August or September, pay 1/2 in 2003 and budget the other half for 2004. This does not inlcude the electrical work that also needs done.
Motion made by J. Jost “ to proceed with the work in the proposal at the cost of $14,300.00 to be paid half out of 2003 and half out of 2004 budget”. Seconded by R. Ricapito. Motion carried unanimously.
Two chairperson Leslie and Lisa. Only two events planned so far:
1. Valentines Day
2. Meet the new pro. Which will be next Friday the 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Hazeltine is coming the 20th to do walk-through and will then do a landscape design and proposal. The cost for his landscaping design will run $65.00 an hour.
L. Furlong gave report. He gave everyone on the Boaard a handout with everything, they are currently dealing with. Some of highlighted items include:
Guest fee and policy discussed and will be dealt with in the future and then
brought to the Board of Directors.
Robbie gave the proposed schedule of new rates to the committee.
R. Ricapito gave the following report:
· Looking to re-arrange equipment
· Treadmills – electrical circuits keep going out while in use. Treadmills are
actually tripping the circuits.
· Discussed utilizing the Sauna area to extend the fitness area.
· Number of tennis players dwindling, looking at the future of tennis playing.
A. Pool Heating proposal
Already dealt with.
B. Staff Uniforms
Shirts that have been ordered, were shown to the Board. They will be white and gray. The shirts will be worn with Khaki pants.
C. Handicapped Pool Ladder
Proposal for a 4-step ladder would be $700.00 plus installation. Another proposal
would be $1,500.00 for ladder and installation. Long discussion about the reasoning
for a handicap ladder. Final decision was that the ladder is too highly priced when a
handicapped person can easily get out of the water in the shallow-end on the steps.
K. Richards will let the one person know that made the requesst that the Board of
Directors had decided that the new ladder is not feasible. For Handicap access- the
persons can use the stairs at the shallow end of the pool.
It was also discussed, that the shower cannot be moved.
D. Landscape Status
E. Other Items to be discussed
Acoustic Committee will go to St. Thomas More Church to look at their acoustics.
A. New Pro Status
Contract is close to being finalized, will be discussed in the closed session.
B. Father/Son & Super Sr. Tournaments
Will be discussed in the closed session.
C. Other items
1. VCR – The VCR is eating tapes. K. Richards given approval to look into purchasing a VCR/DVD player to replace the old one.
Meeting adjourned at 3:06 p.m.