Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes (Draft) – 5/21/18

Please note: These minutes have not yet been board-approved. They are a Draft.

I. Call to order

  • President Cindey Huckabee called the meeting to order at 6:01 pm.
  • In attendance – President Cindey Huckabee, Vice President Kristia Rumbley, Board Member Burke Wren, Beth Strickland, Beautification Committee Chairman Kaye Rickard, Social / Welcome Beverly Strickland. Darlene Windom of CMA. No homeowner present.                                                    

II. Meeting Minutes Approval                                                     

  • Burke made a motion to approve the March Board Meeting Minutes. Beth seconded the Motion. Motion was carried by unanimous vote.

III. Homeowner Input        

  • n/a

IV. President’s Report (Cindey Huckabee)        

  • Fence down and looks good.
  • Curbs are being repaired still. Dickie to look into an update on how things are progressing.
  • Pool serviced three times a week during open season. Need homeowners to help with testing, open and close.
  • Everyone help pitch in this summer if possible on pool.
  • Speed bump research for Parkway and Drive. Burke to look into / research. Would like to know city’s response for speed bump for neighbors.
  • Could we consider bringing speed sign?
  • Working on collections and should be now with collection attorney.                                    

V. Treasurer’s Report (Burke Wren)        

  • Reviewed balance sheet posted 4/30/18.
  • Need to consider using an accrual base budget vs cash base budget.

VI. Manager’s Report (Darlene Windom)        

  • Violations now being processed with new system.
  • Collections with attorney.

VII. Committee Reports                                                              

  • Beautification Committee (Kaye Rickard)
    • Cindey to get trash can to help pick up trash / dog poop around pond area.
    • Consider pump for waterfall $250.00. Could we get timer to maintain pond?

VIII. Update on Prior Business                                                     

  • Clean up behind Johnny’s Cove. Will get quote to get work to clear.
  • Landscaping up front good.
  • Pool set to open this weekend.
  • Cameras installed.

IX. New Business                 

  • Homeowner would like POD for moving purposes. Will send information on location and time frame.
  • Clubhouse / pool rules consider review of pool rules and rental of clubhouse and pool. Darlene to email us other rules from other communities for review.
  • Looking to get food / drinks for opening weekend of the pool.
  • Look at removable speed bumps.
  • 2019 budget – research to include amounts for work that volunteers have been doing in the past (fence maintenance, pool deck, etc). Will need true projections.
    • Budget will need done by October. Will send a copy of proposed budget via broadcast prior to meeting.                                        

X. Adjourn        

  • Meeting adjourned at 7:15 pm.
Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes (Draft) – 3/19/18

Please note: These minutes have not yet been board-approved. They are a Draft.

I. Call to order

  • President Cindey Huckabee called the meeting to order at 6:05pm.
  • In attendance – President Cindey Huckabee, Vice President Kristia Rumbley, Board Member Burke Wren, Beautification Committee Chairman Kaye Rickard. Also present, were 3 homeowners.

II. Meeting Minutes Approval                                                     

  • Burke made a motion to approve the February Board Meeting Minutes. Kristia seconded the Motion. Motion was carried by unanimous vote.

III. Homeowner Input                                                              

IV. President’s Report (Cindey Huckabee)        

  • Streetlights being owned by city vs neighborhood discussed. Working with city.
  • Working to obtain map of all common areas for Southern Trace community with Darlene and Judy with Kessler.                                    

V. Treasurer’s Report (Burke Wren)        

  • Reviewed financials for January and February.
  • Coding errors discussed and being reviewed with CMA and Cindey. Discussed scheduling a meeting with CMA and board in April if possible.
  • Discussed having an approval process with HOA on expenses.

VI. Manager’s Report (Darlene Windom)

VII. Committee Reports                                                              

  • Clubhouse Committee
  • Beautification Committee (Kaye Rickard)
  • Pool Committee (Krystal Garner)
  • Social media (Kristia Rumbley)

VIII. Update on Prior Business                                                     

  • No change in clean up for Johnny’s Cove / STD.
  • Boothby still needs sign in front changed to CMA.
  • Krystal working to set date for pool clean up and set up date.
  • CMA to still do drive through – Compliance Committee

IX. New Business                 

  • Annual meeting scheduled for April 5th at 6:00 pm.
  • Elections can be made by proxy or turned in at the meeting.
  • Discussed putting no trespassing signs for pool fence.
  • Discussed monitoring gym hours to see if we need to have a closed timeframe. Will be considerate for those on 2nd and 3rd shifts to allow them time for use.
  • Beth will help re-type all rules (pool, gym, clubhouse).
  • Clubhouse floors cleaned.
  • Approved to purchase additional wireless cameras (4).
  • Motion lights purchased and will be installed.                                                        

X. Adjourn        

  • Meeting adjourned at 7:02 pm.

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes (Draft) – 7/17/17

Please note: These minutes have not yet been board-approved. They are a Draft.

I. Call to order                                                                       

  • President Cindey Huckabee called the meeting to order at 6:01 PM.
  • In attendance – President Cindey Huckabee, Vice President Kristia Rumbley, Secretary Kenneth Byrd, Treasurer Burke Wren, Board Member Ray Evans, Beautification Committee Chair Kaye Rickard. Stan and Judy Johnston were present.

II. Meeting Minutes Approval                                                     

  • Ray Evans made a Motion to approve the June Board Meeting Minutes. Kenneth Byrd seconded the Motion. Motion was carried by unanimous vote.

III. Homeowner Input                                                              

  • Only two homeowners were present and they discussed getting the neighborhood library started.

IV. President’s Report (Cindey Huckabee)                                                              

  • A water line busted by the pool. The board will petition Leeds water to forgive the water bill that was leaking.
  • Signs at the front of the neighborhood were discussed.
  • Discussed Boothby matters
  • Embassy will start building on Johnny’s Cove and has begun building on Woodmere again.

V. Treasurer’s Report (Burke Wren)                                                              

  • As of July 17, 2017, Southern Trace has a monthly operating income of $8,166.65 and Operating Expenses of $6,056.66

VI. Manager’s Report (Elbert Boothby /Darlene Windom)                                            

  • Boothby was not present.

VII. Committee Reports                                                              

  • Clubhouse Committee
    • No issues to report with the clubhouse.
  • Beautification Committee (Kaye Rickard)
    • Replacing the big green tree at Johnny’s Cove.
  • Pool Committee (Cindey Huckabee)
    • Changing tables have been ordered.
    • Charter has been out to consult about cable at the clubhouse for the new keycard access.
  • Social media (Kristia Rumbley)
    • Nothing to report

VIII. Update on Prior Business                                                     

 

IX. New Business                                                              

X. Adjourn        

  • Meeting adjourned at 7:00 PM.
  • Executive session began at 7:02 PM
  • Executive session adjourned at 7:33 PM
Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes (Draft) – 6/12/17

Please note: These minutes have not yet been board-approved. They are a Draft.

I. Call to Order

  • President Cindey Huckabee called the meeting to order at 6:09pm.
  • In attendance – President Cindey Huckabee, Vice President Kristia Rumbley, Board Member Ray Evans, Beautification Committee Chairman Kaye Rickard and Boothby Representatives Darlene Windom. Also present, were 8 homeowners.

II. Meeting Minutes Approval

  • Kristia Rumbley made a motion to approve the April and May meeting minutes. Ray Evans seconded the motion. Motion was carried by unanimous vote.

III. Homeowner Input

  • President Cindey Huckabee explained to residents in attendance about an owner owned HOA.
  • Questions were asked and answered by board members regarding how documents and notes are kept.
  • The retention pond issues on Southern Trace Drive were discussed.
  • A resident suggested that all information that may be needed for new residents be placed on the website. It was also suggested that current residents could utilize this information for easy access. Vice President Kristia Rumbley addressed this as it has already been implemented. She agreed it was a good idea, however, to add local utilities and other resources for newcomers.
  • A resident asked if the Board is attempting to collect past dues. President Cindey Huckabee assured him that dues were being addressed by a lawyer.

IV. President’s Report (Cindey Huckabee)

  • There are some concerns regarding areas between homes not being maintained. Some of the issues are that homes back up to each other and residents do not realize that they should be moving those areas. Areas must be mowed up to the property line. This is not being done by some residents, leaving areas that are overgrown. Darlene will check into those addresses and let residents know that it is their responsibility to mow.
  • A Town Hall meeting will be held in July. It will have an open forum. The date will be announced when it is decided. It will likely be on a Saturday so more residents can attend.
  • All stop signs have been installed. There are some issues with some of them leaning. If a resident sees this, they should let the Board know.

V. Manager’s Report

  • Nothing to report.

VI. Committee Reports

  • Beautification Committee (Kaye Rickard) – Four Dynamite Red Crepe Myrtle trees were installed in the median at the entrance. There was some concern with leaving the living tree there. The Board is aware and has been given costs to take it down and plant another Crepe Myrtle tree in its place. At this time, we will wait and see.
  • Welcome Committee – We do not have a committee yet, but President Cindey Huckabee expressed a desire to start one. If we can get some volunteers, this committee would let the Board know when a home goes up for sale, or when a home is sold. When the new resident(s) move(s) in, someone from the committee would visit them and give them a book with information about the neighborhood, our meetings, opportunities to serve, and whom to contact for utilities, etc. They could possibly bring a welcome cake or cookies. All cakes or cookies must be taste-tested and approved by Vice President Kristia Rumbley.
  • Social Media (Kristia Rumbley) – The website is current, but new information will be added for new residents. The Facebook Group is not Board-affiliated.

VII. Adjourn

  • Meeting adjourned at 7:04pm.
  • Executive session began at 7:06pm.
  • Executive session adjourned at 7:27pm.
Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes (Draft) – 5/8/17

Please note: These minutes have not yet been board-approved. They are a Draft.

I. Call to order                                                                       

  • President Cindey Huckabee called the meeting to order at 6:05 PM.
  • In attendance – President Cindey Huckabee, Vice President Kristia Rumbley, Secretary Kenneth Byrd, Treasurer Burke Wren, Board Member Ray Evans, committee member Stan Johnson and Boothby Representatives Darlene Windom. Also present, were 0 homeowners.

II. Homeowner Input                                                              

  • None

III. President’s Report (Cindey Huckabee)

  • The board will conduct training soon.

IV. Treasurer’s Report (Burke Wren)                                                              

  • As of May 8, 2017, Southern Trace has a monthly operating income of $4,438.21 (HOA fees $1,710.43; Delinquent Fees $815.00; Clubhouse Rental fees $400.00; Special Assessment $660.00; Interest $1.09), and Operating Expenses of $6,934.36

V. Manager’s Report (Elbert Boothby /Darlene Windom)                                            

  • Mailbox issues were discussed along with the possibility of the city mandating house numbers.

VI. Committee Reports                                                              

  • Clubhouse Committee (Kristia Rumbley)
    • None
  • Beautification Committee (Kaye Rickard)
    • The board read as laypersons to interpret the covenants for replacing tress and will be moving forward with searching for bids to replace the trees in the median.
  • Pool Committee (Cindey Huckabee)
    • The board reviewed pool access and is in the process of looking for options.
  • Social media (Kristia Rumbley)
    • None

VII. Update on Prior Business                                                     

  • Stop signs have been installed. Signs were not installed correctly. We are trying to contact the installer to come out to get the job done correctly.
  • City has released lots on Woodmere. Construction will begin soon.
  • Cleaning services have been obtained and will start soon

VIII. New Business

  • Burke Wren made a Motion to approve the Board Pool Rules. Kristia Rumbley seconded the Motion. Motion was carried by unanimous vote.
  • The board discussed swim lessons at the pool.

IX. Adjourn

  • Meeting adjourned at 7:38 PM.