President Gene Goldman called to order the regular meeting of the elected volunteer Board of Directors of CVE Master Management at 9:29 a.m.
Gene informed the audience of the sign-in sheet in the back of the room if they wish to speak at Open Mic.
Present – Gene Goldman, Michael Routburg, Fred Rosenzveig, Dick Ciocca, Bill Morse, Daniel Glickman, Danielle LoBono, Pierre Laliberté
Absent – Joseph Roboz
Gene noted in attendance: Richard Rosenzweig, Deerfield Beach Commissioner and Vice Mayor for the City of Deerfield Beach; Rita Pikar, Chairperson of the COOCVE Recreation Advisory Committee; and Sylvia Smaldone, Chairperson of the Council of Area Chairmen.
Following the Pledge of Allegiance, a moment of silence was held for those who gave their lives in service to preserve our democracy.
Meeting Minutes: (9:31:32 a.m.)
Pierre Laliberté moved to approve the Minutes of the November 10, 2016 MM Board Meeting. Dick Ciocca seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.
Financial Report – Bill Morse: (9:31:58 a.m.)
For the month ending November 30, 2016, the Revenue was $1,050,892 and Expenses were $1,035,096. The Net Revenue exceeded Expenses by $15,795. YTD Revenue was $11,566,007. The YTD Expenses were $10,780,804. The Revenue exceeded the Expenses YTD $785,201.
The balance sheet is showing Cash on hand of $2,519,483. The Net Assessments Receivables on uncollected items was $267,275. Total Assets were $3,087,034 with Total Liabilities of $3,017,628 and Total Net Equity of $69,405. Bill noted the extraordinary Expense items for the month included $53,336 for roadway markings and $58,219 for additional renovation and repair work on the LeClub complex.
President’s Report – Gene Goldman, President: (9:33:52 a.m.)
- 1) General Comments –
Gene was pleased with the turnout of about 100 residents at the Grantham Area Meeting held a couple weeks ago at the start of the seasonal residents’ return to the Village. Gene further noted the comments received at the meeting were gratifying and complimentary of the work and improvements made in the Village.
Gene advised that when this Board (largely unchanged) took office three years ago it was committed to making the Village a desirable place to live and he is pleased with the accomplishments made by MM and Recreation and credited their efforts to motivate associations to pursue improvements to their areas as well and attributed the landscape improvements to the new irrigation system.
- 2) Elections – (9:35:47 a.m.)
The Elections for MM, Recreation, and COOCVE is scheduled for January 17, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. at the regular COOCVE BOD meeting. Gene encouraged Residents to attend the meeting and vote, noting three positions on MM and four positions on Recreation are currently available.
Moving the meeting away from the agenda, Gene noted he would present the Executive Director’s report on behalf of Kelly Hampton who was tending to legal matters taking precedence over the meeting.
Executive Director Report – given by Gene Goldman: (9:36:38 a.m.)
- 1) 2017 Fees –
Gene was very pleased to announce as a result of a $600,000 budget decrease for 2017, MM lowered its fee to $116 which is $6.00 decrease considering all the renovations and work in the Village. Gene complimented the staff for their proactive approach resulting in numerous cost savings.
- 2) Town Hall Meeting – (9:37:20 a.m.)
The annual MM Town Hall Meeting will be presented in conjunction with Bay Management & Recreation on January 19, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the LeClub Theater. Gene encouraged residents to attend and view the renovations made to the building and noted a recap of 2016 and plans for 2017 will be discussed with the use of visual aids. Complimentary refreshments will be served and a special bus will provide transportation approximately every ten minutes during the meeting. Also, the first 100 attendees will receive a CVE travel mug on behalf of the organizations.
- 3) Demonstration Bus – (9:38:48 a.m.)
The demonstration bus fitted with an electric ramp is available today and will run internal routes beginning today through Tuesday the 20th, and will continue to rotate on various routes throughout the Village. Sherrie Duffy will be available to gather feedback and reviews along with survey questionnaires from the Residents to assist in improving bus transportation issues.
- 4) Traffic Safety Project – (9:39:53 a.m.)
The project is 90% complete which included pothole repairs, replacement of sidewalks and crosswalks as well as the installation and repositioning of bright, reflective signage in accordance with FDOT standards and will continue for the next several months to improve Village traffic safety. Gene was pleased to announce due to the improvements made, the amount of slip-an-fall claims decreased from 20 last year to 2 this year resulting in a liability insurance savings of $70,000.
Per Member inquiry, Lori Douvris confirmed the removal of the poles owned by AT&T and leased to FPL in the Village are being pursued.
Michael complimented Lori and Kelly’s efforts for the traffic improvements made throughout the Village, noting its necessity for BSO to pursue speeders in the Village.
Business: (9:44:00 a.m.)
Unfinished – None
New – None
Danielle thanked Dan for his work on behalf of MM.
A round of applause ensued.
Dan noted he would be in attendance at the January 12th meeting.
Gene commented the new Board of Directors would commence after January 12th.
Announcements: (9:44:56 a.m.)
The next regular Master Management Board Meeting is scheduled for January 12, 2016 in the Activities Center.
The Town Hall Meeting presented by MM & Bay Management is scheduled for January 19, 2017 in the LeClub Theater.
Adjourn: (9:45:11 a.m.)
Meeting was adjourned at 9:45 a.m.
(For greater detail, those wishing to hear all comments, discussions, and debates are encouraged to view the meeting video in its entirety or by using the time markers above on www.cvedb.com. Meetings may also be viewed on our Community TV Channel 98.)
Respectfully submitted on behalf of,
CVEMM Board of Directors
The signature above indicates only that these are the minutes adopted by the Board of Directors in open session on ____________, 2017.