President, Andrew Goodspeed, called
this meeting of the Avocet Board of Directors to order at 7PM, October 5,
attendance from the board were Lara Foreman, Vice President, and Frank
Andrew provided definition to the rules
of order to be followed at this meeting.
The minutes of the BOD meeting
conducted on 9/14/99 were motioned for acceptance by Lara Foreman and
seconded by Andrew Goodspeed.
The floor was opened to questions
from the floor and addressed as follows
will the new draft documents (i.e. covenants and bi-laws) be distributed
to the community?
draft documents will be posed on the Avocet HOA website within the next
week and made available in hardcopy upon request.
are the requirements for approval of these documents?
vote of the community.
are the requirements for the approval of the year 2000 budget?
approved by the BOD subject to a 2/3 vote of the attending quorem to
Discussion on complaint regarding
alleged domination of the tennis courts by tennis teams:
Review of ALTA rules
the BOD needed a sense of the neighborhood's concern.
Darin Lakso to draft
an appropriate survey to gather the pulse of the neighborhood
Draft survey to be
reviewed and approved by the BOD.
Survey will be
distributed on the Avocet HOA website. Hardcopy
Preferable to have
the results available for the forthcoming Town Hall meeting on
Voting, if required,
will be on the basis of one vote per household.
Motion to approve
the above actions by Andrew and seconded by Lara.
Discussion was raised on adding
another tennis team that was rejected as it would have violated
to allow no more than 25% of non-community players on any team.
Suggestions were made on remedies
for tennis teams using the clubhouse lavatories to properly maintain
Pool Committee - Don Hart,
Shobi Ganatra questioned the
possibility of additional community liability if a decision is made to
engage the services of a pool manager/lifeguard. Andrew
agreed to discuss this with Jay Taylor of Weissman, Nowack…
Review request to spend $150 for
repairs of the pool. Motion
to approve by Andrew, seconded by Frank.
Reviewed proposal for Sears to
provide a pool manager. Deferred
until Andrew discusses with J. Taylor.
Information Committee - Wayne
Architecture Committee - Joe
Kids Club Committee - Elizabeth
Landscape Committee - Greg
Discussed need to plant flowers for
fall with option to plant them ourselves.
Obtain two quotes to repair
Established November 6th
as a community work day with projects that include:
Pressure wash, sand and seal tennis
Correct drainage, re-mulch
Rebuild or replace message board at
entrance to clubhouse road.
Social Committee - Barbara
Need to consider means to improve
involvement of diverse groups in our community. Engaging
the Information Committee in this was recommended.
Upcoming events: Garage Sale, Thanksgiving Food Drive, and December
Security Committee - Shobi
Town Hall meeting is
firm for Monday, November 1st, 7:00PM at the Avocet clubhouse.
Next meeting of the
Avocet BOD scheduled for November 2nd, 7:00PM at the Avocet
Move to adjourn at
9:15PM by Andrew, seconded by Lara.
FRANK C, BODUCH
Avocet Homeowners Association