Officers Present: Laura Linton, Michele Medlin, Trey
O’Quinn, Connie Friedline, and David Randle
Officers absent: none
Others Present: Joe DiBari,
Ed Pierzga, Joe Pinkus, Jodi Cass,Bill Iori,
Sarah Huestis, Kristy Long, Dawn
Bradley, Mary Ann Gunshefski
I. Call to Order
at CV Clubhouse called to order at
II. Establish Quorum of Board
members present, represents quorum
III. Special presentations
presents representatives Gabby Iori and Kaitlyn Barbour of the CV
Crocodiles Swim team with a 3’X5’ American flag and a certificate stating
that this flag was flown over the Capital Building in Raleigh, NC February
15, 2008.The flag was a gift from
the Governor, Mike Easley and the Certificate was signed by both the
Governor and former Commissioner of Agriculture and current Secretary of
Administration Britt Cobb. The flag was then left in the possession
of Laura Linton.
recognition of the new “official president’s gavel” purchased by Trey
O’Quinn from a teenage boy (13) at the Farmer’s Market. It is a huge
wooden pestle. Trey moves that a certificate of craftsmanship be sent to
the young man (At Trey’s expense) declaring its use as the official
presidential gavel for the current CVHOA BOD. Michele seconds, motion
IV. Open Forum
Joe Pinkus (Sassacus lane) suggests the purchase of a fixed in ground flag
pole to be placed near the pool for displaying the flag. Laura
volunteers to research size, cost, covenants, etc.
GOAL: Jodi Cass(Housatonic)
asks about a new basketball goal and re-placement of it in clubhouse
parking lot. This is a project current project of the grounds committee.
PROPERTY: Ed Pierzga (Templeton Gap) would like to know where the path
issue “goes from here”. Trey repeats the ToA council’s advice of “go back
and get your house in order and come back to us then”. The grounds
committee will be in charge of “getting the house in order”.
Joe Pinkus questions what is the
need for this path?
Trey explains the 3.76 acres of CV
property “virtually land locked” with out an access point. And if the HOA does
not question/investigate the ownership/use of the property it could be “gone
forever” as a possibility.
the maintenance of the common area behind the Battlewood Drive homes.Clarified by Laura that the
maintenance is being done per the request of those homeowners several years
says “why the hidden pond when we have the Castleburg pond, why not a fountain
and some beautification there?
Beth just purchased a fountain for
another property, it cost $4,285.00.
Trey suggests we move this
discussion to the grounds committee and move forward with the meeting.
IV. Approval of Minutes.
for basketball goals needs to be changed to $500-$1800
moves to approve as amended, Michele seconds, approval unanimous
of posting minutes to website. Can go up as Unofficial
minutes after BOD members have submitted corrections to Michele and before
following meeting for approval.
V. Treasurers Report
VI. Committee reports
Committee: “people are excited when we show up.”
Professionals has hired the manager who will oversee our pool. Pool committee
with him personally and expressed expectations including the checking of bags
is expected to be here 30-40 hours/week. Committed to “accident free” season
restrictions could leave the possibility of not being able to “top off” water
refill. Planning to open around mother’s day weekend.
approval for new pump & switch system for chlorine that will result in
less water waste. Cost aprox. $346.00
DiBari questions whether or not the “idea of memberships
to Sutton Place” is
being entertained. Explains that other Boards investigated the idea. Laura
Linton “unless further research indicates otherwise. Insurance expensive
would make the idea cost prohibitive”
Pinkus asks about the addition of a slide. In past research the depth of
the pool and insurance make this idea also cost prohibitive.
Swim Team: Registered over 100 swimmers this season. (Aprox 83 last year). All
children live in
CV with the exception of the Head
team will make alert the community to home meet schedule and remind them
as they approach.
to reduce the length of meets can be made by the competing teams by
running all 6 and under events first if both teams agree.
to arrange some meets against beginning/smaller teams to allow the crocs
to be more competitive.
Grounds: Trey moves to approve Bill
Iori as Grounds committee co-chair, Michele seconds,
motion passes unanimously.
cass would like to know if there is going to be more maintenance to the
pond on Castleburg Drive. Will the homeowners who border be consulted?
Bill and Michele explain it is on the agenda of the GC, a STRAW is being
drawn that will be formalized then presented to the HO’s.
Pinkus would like to have input form Bill on the “path between Ironsides
and Templeton Gap” since his property abuts the property. Bill says no one
is objecting to the use of common property. Emotions are high and that
there has been a lot of speculation. Many did but because of the “buffer
zone” behind their home.
of Council meeting, and the idea that it had previously been proposed to
divide the property in questioning to 1/3’s.
(per John Brown) has claimed they would maintain the drainage
part/easement regardless of who holds title.
Social: John Hamilton has stepped down as
chair, Allison Mosley and Kristy
Long have stepped
up to co-chair.
Trey moves to approve as chairs, Connie seconds, motion passes
not have anyone willing to take on the responsibility of movie
averages 10-15 kids ranging in age 7/8-13/14)
system has been moved to the communication committee’s control/budget.
Clubhouse: Dawn would like to replace doors that exit to pool deck. Condensation
Panes. Joe Pinkus and Joe DiBari suggest may still be under warranty. Contact Drees
find out who manufacturer is and
contact them about warranty.
hiring new cleaning staff and the amount of liability coverage they must carry.
1 million dollar coverage is requirement. Any company that can provide
certificate of insurance in that amount is hirable.
has been busy. David trying to walk the fine line between censoring and
being the webmaster. HO called and complained of “flaming”, harassment on
Forum. David removed the comment in question
believe flyers still most productive way to reach the community about
proposes Plastic sleeves as solution to the “NO MAILBOX” complaint/law.
5,000 cost roughly $120, which will supply the community 15 times.
alternative could be the addition of distribution box in central location
of another info. box on mailbox post
Nothing to report
VII. Management Company’s Report: There have been
a few Gnome crimes in the neighborhood
collection letters sent out
has been researching prices on fixed in ground basketball goals.
Adjustable more expensive starting around $1400 w/ lifetime guarantee
sign on Castleburg pond should be installed this coming week
to the clubhouse committee for all their work in updating our clubhouse