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General Homeowners Meeting Minutes Summary

March 11, 2020


General Homeowners Meeting of January 14, 2020


Present:  Jim Anderson, John Barone, Irene Brown, Dan Carney, Colleen DeMio, Lorrie Erli and Carol Hudak

Meeting was opened with the flag salute and moment of silence.

Minutes of the General Homeowners Meeting of November 12, 2019, were read and accepted.

Irene Brown provided a Financial Report for December 31, 2019 (details are published in the Courier) and Carol moved to accept the report as read.

President’s Report:  The board of directors is meeting with the attorney to review the proposed changed to the Bylaws.  The Bill that we have discussed several times was passed with some changes.

Director’s Reports:

Colleen:  Driveway changes need to be approved by the HH Code Committee before obtaining a Berkeley Township permit.  Berkeley Township is requiring a Release Form be signed by homeowners making changes to driveways, in case of drainage issues that may occur after changes.

Ron Knecht has resigned as Election Committee chairperson.  Ron was thanked for all his hard work.  Anyone interested in serving on the Election Committee or in filling the chairperson position may apply at the office with a letter and resume.

Lorrie:  no report

Irene:  Bylaw proposed changes are under review and will be presented to homeowners as well for approval. Recreation Committee continues to work hard planning events and activities for the community to enjoy.

Carol:  The winner of the Deck the Home contest is 4 Stockport Drive.  Winner received a $50 gift card and 2 tickets to the Mardi Gras dance (winner was not present at the meeting). There were 15 entries and 3 volunteers tallied the 45 total votes submitted.  Bingo contributions for November were $3,888 and the First Aid received $648.

Jim:  Reviewed Berkeley Township’s new snow policy of plowing streets only after 5” or more of snow.  Our snow plowing contractor will only plow driveways after 5” of snow as well.

Dan:  Berkeley Township has replaced 8 drain covers to date.

New Business:

John moved to spend $557.44 to install 2 emergency phones (911 calls only) in the hallway of the buildings. Motion was approved.

Committee Reports:

Kevin Neary, Neighborhood Watch Committee reported there has been two break-ins and a hit and run car accident.  Police were contacted and will be watching for speeders at Stockport and Canterbury.  Committee meets monthly at 7:00 PM.

First Aid Soup Sale fundraiser January 25th, and Annual Steak Dinner April 4th.

Men’s Club meeting Thursday in MP room.

John moved to adjourn meeting.

Respectfully submitted,  Lorrie Erli, Secretary

General Homeowners Meeting Minutes of November 12, 2019 Summary

Present:  Jim Anderson, John Barone, Irene Brown, Dan Carney, Colleen DeMio, Lorrie Erli,  Carol Hudak and 123 homeowners. Meeting opened with the flag salute and a moment of silence.

The minutes of the September 6, 2019, General Homeowners Meeting were read and approved.

The financial statement as of October 31, 2019 was accepted as presented. Total cash and other assets is $351,455.00.

President’s Report:  The bench, fence and shrub located by the shuffleboard courts have been repaired.

Colleen:  When doing exterior work to your home see code committee first.  Berkeley Township is now requiring homeowners to sign a release form should there be drainage problems after replacing your driveway.

Lorrie:  Learning how to edit and update website.  Notifications can be received through Facebook if you join Holiday Heights Official FB page, managed by John Abella.   Also there is a mailbox at the HOA office to drop off promos you would like added to the website. Please note “For Website” on the promos.

Carol:  18 new homeowners attended the Welcome luncheon.  Many thanks to everyone who helped.  Free flu shots were provided to 33 residents of HH. Bingo contributions were $5,780.23 for October helping support the Stout Bus and HH First Aid.

Irene:  The deadline for submitting articles for the January edition of the Courier is November 21, 2019.  Recreation committee works very hard to organize and plan events for everyone to join, please come out and participate.

Jim:  Berkeley Township has changed the snow plowing policy.  They will plow roads only when the snowfall is 5 or more inches.  Lawns Plus our snow contractor will follow Berkeley Township’s policy.

Dan:  Do not dump debris or garbage into basins.

New Business: None

Old Business:  None


Carol Gibbons, Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment presented the Caregivers of Ocean County services and volunteer opportunities.

Harvey Janelli, Partnership Specialist presented information about the U.S. Census Bureau and employment opportunities in the spring of 2020.

Committee Reports were provided.

Meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted, Lorrie Erli, Secretary

General Homeowners Meeting of September 6, 2019

Present:  Ray Tracy, Lorrie Erli, Irene Brown, Colleen DeMio, John Barone, and Carol Hudak and 291 homeowners.  The meeting opened with the flag salute and a moment of silence.

Irene Brown moved to accept the summary of the minutes from the July 23, 2019 Homeowners Meeting.

Treasurer, Irene Brown presented the Financial Report as of July 30, 2019.   Financial Report details are printed monthly in the Courier.

Irene Brown read a statement regarding the Election information printed in the Courier pertaining to the candidates eligible for the presidency and vice presidency positions; Lorrie Erli’s name was omitted in error.

Director’s Reports

John Barone:  Grass and Snow bids were received from two contractors (Lawns Plus and Turf Tech) and bids were opened by three homeowners.

Carol Hudak:  Working on free flu vaccines with CVS.

Lorrie Erli:  Pool closes Sunday, September 8, 2019, 5:30 PM.

Councilwoman, Judy Noonan explained S-2425 Bill and its implications on our 55+ communities.  There are several concerns in the language such as using the term, “discrimination”; taxing the common ground and a push to have all HOAs conform to set standards (Bylaws).  However for now, we are zoned for 55+ and proof of age is still required. Bill comes to a vote this fall, no exact date known at this time.

New Business:

John Barone motioned to enter into a two year contract with Lawns Plus at $7.70 per home for 19 cuts costing $207,000 and $13,700 for snow removal (4” or more).  Irene second and the motion passed unanimously.

John Barone moved to spend $100 for the Dart Club, Colleen seconded and motion was approved unanimously.

Ray Tracy moved to spend up to $300 for a plaque naming the pavilion “Pete’s Pavilion” in our former president’s memory and honor. Motion was approved unanimously.

Ray Tracy moved to adjourn.

Respectfully submitted,  Lorrie Erli, Secretary

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