Harbor Owners’ Association, Inc.
Minutes of the Board Meeting
held on November 21, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.
in the onsite Clubhouse
1. Call to Order &
Establishment of Quorum:
The meeting was called to
order by Acting President Bill Allen at 6:00 pm. Sec/Treasurer Sam
Bovalino, Directors Mary Dillon, Frank Carotenuto and Richard Marquis were
also in attendance.
Ken Lewis, Butch VanGraafeiland
and Bob Philbrook attended via the conference line.
Three (3) unit owners attended
along with Kathy Watts from Dragon Property. With a quorum of Board
members established, the meeting continued.
Bill Allen announced that
Richard Kleinhans has resigned from the Board for health reasons.
The Board greatly appreciates the years of service and hope to see him
again on the Board when his health permits.
2. Approval of Minutes
from the October 24, 2013 Board Meeting:
Sam Bovalino made a motion
to approve the minutes of October 24, 2013 as written. Frank Carotenuto
seconded the motion and it passed by unanimous voice vote.
Report – Sam Bovalino:
Sam reported that as of
October 31, 2013 the Association has $25,415.94 in the Operating account
and $274,283.39 in Reserves. The Association is in good shape and
all bills are paid. Frank Carotenuto made a motion to approve the
Financials. Mary Dillon seconded the motion and it passed by unanimous
The Condominium Revisions
have been sent to the Board members for review. Once that is completed
it will then be sent to the association attorney to confirm it doesn’t
conflict with any laws. Once both these items have been accomplished,
it will then be sent to the owners to vote on the revised Documents.
5. New Business:
AC requirements for new
installations: One item in the new Documents will be the requirement
for all new AC installations to have a “float” in the pan. If the
AC starts to leak, water will enter the pan and raise the float, signaling
the AC to shut down.
Water heater inspections:
The Board has been advised that the life span of a water heater is typically
7 to 10 years and must have a drip pan plus a drain to the outside or to
the washer drain to prevent flooding when it leaks. Any owner not
complying will be responsible for any and all damages (including drywall
replacement) if this occurs.
Allowance for owners to install
6 panel doors: Butch requested approval to install a 6-panel door
at his expense. If and when the association replaces the doors, the
owner(s) will be reimbursed at the association replacement amount, not
to exceed the owner(s) original cost. The Board felt this should
be tabled until the next meeting.
provided the Board with 2 bids for landscaping per their request.
One would save approximately $5,000 per year and the other approximately
$1,600 per year. This issue has been tabled until the next meeting.
date for next meeting:
The next meeting of the
Association will be the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at
With no further business
to discuss, Sam Bovalino made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.
Frank Carotenuto seconded the motion and it passed by unanimous voice vote.
Kathy Watts, CMCA, LCAM
Community Association Manager
Dragon Property Management