Sweetwater is a premiere gated, deed restricted community with 129 homes. Quiet and secluded, Sweetwater is nestled within the Pam Callahan nature preserve and surrounded by the waters of old Tampa Bay and Sweetwater Creek. Although private and surrounded by nature, Sweetwater is in the heart of the Tampa Bay area ideally located close to major highways, Tampa International Airport, the city's best shopping and restaurants, downtown, and local beaches.
Sweetwater Annual Meeting
The Annual Membership Meeting was held at the Rocky Point Golf Course Clubhouse
on December 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Members of the Board were Doug Rothschild, Mike
Jordan, Jan Darmody, Terry Thorne, Mike McElroy and Jack Kennedy. Mike Lentz was
excused. Tiffany Grant, our attorney, was also present.
A quorum was established and President Doug Rothschild called the meeting to order
promptly at 7:00 p.m. Doug provided information on housekeeping. Proof of Notice was
confirmed by the secretary; previous minutes were reviewed and approved.
Doug stated the board tried to set attainable, actionable goals that could be
accomplished within 12 months. These included maintaining and improving our front
entrance, continuing to build our capital reserve for maintenance and replacement of
our infrastructure, encourage and promote homeowner improvements to their properties
and continue our extraordinary sense of community.
Jan Darmody, Treasurer, explained what her duties were as the treasurer and reported
transactions completed during the year. She provided the balances in the Checking
account ($59,595.82), Reserved Fund ($294,967.16) Profit/Loss ($105,961.72),
Expenses ($50,165.90) and Net Revenue ($55,795.82). Jan was successful in saving
thousands of dollars by learning a CPA audit was not required and the year-end
financial statement can be prepared in-house. She also moved part of the reserve fund
to a different account that earned higher interest, increasing the earnings $800.00 a yr.
Mike McElroy, Security, explained his duties and accomplishments for the year. He
covered crime related issues, general activities, trouble and maintenance activities.
Some of Mike’s accomplishments, replaced resident gate operators, back-up batteries
in four gate operators, replaced storm damaged UPS battery for backup for
Mike Jordan, explained Mike Lentz’s, Architecture duties and accomplishments for the
year. Home Improvements, Sidew