Mariners Cove Board Minutes
May 14, 2022
Board Members present: Ralph Tepel, president; Jamie Ponder, vice-president; Carol Hassebrock, secretary/treasurer; Brooke Friedland, Steve Wimbush Sandi Mehl (Felecia Sutton absent for personal reasons.)
Guests present: Katy Montfort, Cathe Weeks, Eric Hedges, Martha & Wayne Holverstott
Call to Order: 9:00 am via Zoom
Minutes approved as emailed. Sandi moved, Steve seconded. MC.
Financial Statement not available.
Brooke reported on projects for the spring and summer months. Rain gutters and downspouts, stair railings for Building l, moss on shed roofs, deck repairs, stair repairs, etc. Ralph will order the stair railings for building 1 and Brooke will coordinate the placements.
Jamie reported the new lawn maintenance company, Windwood, is now on the property. Seems to be going well.
Ralph reported on a meeting between him and Birch Bay Water and Sewer concerning solutions to stop damages Mariners Cove sustained during heavy rain and flooding. More meetings with Birch Bay Water and Sewer will be pursued.
Ralph gave an update on the repairs and progress of both the flood damage and the broken pipe damage.
Felecia is heading the annual spring clean-up for Mariners Cove property, which is scheduled for May 21st.
Steve reported on pool covers that would meet Whatcom County Health Department standards. A hard-fixed cover would cost about $30,000. Nancy will be asked to change the pool water and the room temperature to help with the condensation problems. Other options will be explored.
Discussion on deductibles for Wright Flood Insurance, $25,000, for flooding that occurred in November 2021, and Nationwide Insurance, $10,000 for frozen fire suppressant pipes in December 2021.
Steve motion to assess each condo unit $196.08 to cover the $10,000 deductible for frozen pipe insurance. Assessment will be on the third quarter statement, July 1, 2022. Seconded by Brooks. MC.
Steve motioned to assess each condo unit $490.20 to cover the $25,000 deductible for flood insurance. Assessment will be on the third quarter statement, July 1, 2022. Seconded by Brooks. MC.
Executive Session: Fifteen minutes to discuss legal issues.
Out of Executive Session:
Brooks moved and Sandi seconded to appoint Carol Hassebrock an ex officio member of the Board for one year, ending June 2023. MC Carol abstained.
Brooke moved and Steve seconded for adjournment. MC.
June meeting will follow the annual meeting on June 4, 2022
Submitted: Carol Hassebrock, Secretary