Draft Meeting Minutes for July 26, 2021
Colonial Country Club
Community Development District
The regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Colonial Country Club Community Development District was held on Monday, July 26th, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Colonial Country Club Activity Room in the Community Center at 9171 Independence Way in Fort Myers, Florida and also via web conference.
Present (or attending via web conference) and constituting a quorum were:
Joseph Zajac – Vice Chair
Sally Hefti – Assistant Secretary
Giovanna Scuderi – Assistant Secretary
Tim Worthington – Assistant Secretary
Also present (or attending via web conference) were:
Cal Teague – District Manager
Christopher Dudak – Assistant to the District Manager
Nancy Dudak – Premier District Management
Chris Pepin – Community Field Services
The following is a summary of the actions taken at the Colonial Country Club Community Development District (CDD) Board of Supervisors meeting.
FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS Call to Order and Roll Call
The Colonial Country Club Community Development District meeting was called to order and the District Manager called the roll. All Board members were present for today’s meeting, also in attendance was resident Howard Klein. Participating virtually were Chris Pepin from Community Field Services, and Christopher Dudak and Nancy Dudak from Premier District Management. Authorization of Supervisor Worthington to attend via web conference was approved.
On MOTION by Supervisor Zajac, seconded by Supervisor Hefti, with all in favor, the motion to allow Supervisor Worthington to participate via web conference was approved.
SECOND ORDER OF BUSINESS Discussion of open Seat 1
Howard Klein was nominated to fill open seat 1.
THIRD ORDER OF BUSINESS Appointment of Seat 1 and Oath of Office
On MOTION by Supervisor Hefti and second by Supervisor Worthington with all in favor, Mr. Klein was approved to fill seat #1.
The District Manager proceeded to give the Oath of Office to swear in Mr. Klein to the office of Supervisor for Seat #1.
FOURTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Resolution 2021-03 Board Reorganization Resolution
Joe Zajac was nominated as Chair. Tim Worthington was nominated as Vice Chair.
On MOTION by Supervisor Hefti and second by Supervisor Scuderi and approved by all, Resolution 2021-03 Board Reorganization approving Joe Zajac as Chair and Tim Worthington as Vice Chair with Calvin Teague as Secretary and Treasurer, Jennifer Miller as Assistant Treasurer, and Supervisors Scuderi, Hefti and Klein as Assistant Secretaries.
FIFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Approval of Agenda
On MOTION by Supervisor Klein, seconded by Vice Chairman Worthington, with all in favor, the Board approved the Meeting Agenda as submitted.
SIXTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Audience Comments
There being no comments the next Order of Business followed.
SEVENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Approval of the minutes
Meeting Minutes from June 28, 2021
The Meeting Minutes from June 28th, 2021 were reviewed.
On MOTION by Supervisor Hefti, seconded by Supervisor Scuderi, with all in favor, the Board approved the June 28th, 2021 Minutes as submitted.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Old Business
There being no old business, the next Order of Business followed.
NINETH ORDER OF BUSINESS New Business
There being no new business the next Order of Business followed.
TENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS District Manager
A. Financial Statements for June 2021
The District Manager reviewed the June 2021 financials. There was discussion about adding money to the FY 2022 Budget for lake shoreline restoration.
On MOTION by Supervisor Scuderi, seconded by Supervisor Hefti, with all in favor, the Board accepted the June 2021 financials as presented.
B. Updated Erosion and Fountain/Aerator Maps for Supervisors
Review of the updated erosion, fountain and aerator maps was completed. Supervisor Scuderi asked Chris Pepin to check the aerators on lake #6 to ensure they are working properly.
B. fStop Wildlife Project Update
Cameras have not been installed yet in the Preserves. The Certificate Of Insurance (COI) listing the CDD as an additional insured has been received.
ELEVENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Field Manager
A. Field Report for June
The Field Manager reviewed the Field Report:
- An old aerator line on Lake 50 was removed.
- Some irrigation covers were replaced that had been damaged by lawn mowers.
- The dead tree on Lake 7 was removed.
- Erosion repairs completed last month look good.
- Removed a dead tree and willow branches from Lake 21 and Lake 12, respectively.
- The butterfly gardens were cleaned up, wildflower seeds were planted in the garden, and the signs moved to a more visible location.
- A sign that will be moved before the next meeting will have wildflowers and plants around it.
- In follow up to last month, there was no evidence found of paint being dumped in the drains at Whispering Palms. It is suspected that the paint may have been dumped directly into the lake.
- On a non-CDD item, there is some exotic Guinea Grass growing on the HOA property and Chris Pepin will notify the golf course.
B. Follow-Up Items
i. Lake 7 and 8 drain box installation
ii. Boardwalk Railing Modifications
iii. Concrete Path/Boardwalk Transition
iv. Tree removal as noted during the walkthrough
v. Invasive tree removal at Mill Creek Way and Colonial Country Club Blvd
All small and medium sized trees have been removed. Timber’s Tree Service will take care of the larger trees.
vi. Rip Rap installation at 9121 Links Dr. drain
C. Project Tracking/Maintenance Log
There were no additional comments or questions.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Attorney
A. Florida House Bill 53
The District Manager reviewed the requirements of the new bill regarding submitting a 20-year needs assessment plan for storm water management. The Engineer will develop a plan and the document for submission to the county. The District Manager added the community is in a good position with the current efforts in place.
THIRTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Engineer
There being none, the next Order of Business followed.
FOURTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Supervisor Comments
There were no additional comments, the next Order of Business followed.
FIFTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Audience Comments
There being no additional comments, the next Order of Business followed.
SIXTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Adjournment
There being no further Order of Business, and
On MOTION by Supervisor Scuderi, seconded by Supervisor Klein, with all in favor, the Meeting was adjourned at 2:59 p.m.
Next Regular Meeting and Budget Public Hearing: August 23rd, 2021 at 2 p.m.