Board Members Present:
George Whitfield (President), Matt Byerly (Secretary), Nolan Flowers, Lena Williams, and Rick Leitch.
Board Members Absent:
Ben Kirby (Vice-President) and Jessica Cessna (Treasurer)
A motion was made by Rick to approve with corrections, motion was seconded by Lena, motion carried.
Rick Leitch for Jessica Cessna
Rick mentioned that we would be sitting on about $8,000 at the end of December 2008. A motion was made by Lena to accept the financial report as presented, motion was seconded by George, motion carried.
Director of Operations Report:
The new shed was purchased; we are waiting for an estimate on the concrete slab for the shed to set on. Mulch was placed in all the gardens and around trees.
Rick will be out of the office December 22nd through December 30th.
David Wood from the College Station Parks Department reported that the city is going to put in a lighted walkway, mulch walkway, crepe myrtles, trees and disc golf course at the park located at Southern Plantation and Alexandria.
GK Group is ready to start the maintenance for the SPHOA website. Nolan Flowers requested a vote on keeping the website maintenance in-house. Since the item in question was approved and put in the 2009 budget, it was decided that GK Group will provide the service.
The board was updated on the Chuck Murray lawsuit. It was proposed by Mr. Murray’s attorney that Mr. Murray would pay $50 a month for the next four years. Our attorney inquired whether we would allow him to make this arrangement on our behalf. SPHOA would be a secured creditor under this arrangement. It was agreed that we allow our attorney to proceed with the arrangement.
Enforcement: Everything is in pretty good shape heading into 2009.
Webpage: Covered under the Director of Operations report.
Social: Not much is going on at this time.
Garden Club wanted to include a piece in the January Newsletter.
Homeowner, Gabriele Leitch, inquired about setting up a neighborhood watch program. Rick stated that it would be hard to implement, it would take one homeowner from each block participating in the program. The support would not be there.
There were no homeowner concerns presented to the Board.
With no further business, motion was made by Lena that the meeting be adjourned. Motion was seconded by Rick, motion carried.