Meeting Minutes for January 26, 2023
Clearwater Cay Community Development District
The meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Clearwater Cay Community Development District was held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Venezia Baywatch Clubhouse at 2704 Via Murano in Clearwater, Florida 33764 and via web conference.
Present and constituting a quorum were:
Don Dwyer – Chair
Patrick O’Malley – Vice Chair
Alan Glidden – Assistant Secretary
J. Kevin Mellon – Assistant Secretary Elect
Paul Gordon Feaster – Assistant Secretary Candidate
Also present (or attending via web conference) were:
Cal Teague – District Manager
Dan Molloy – Attorney, Molloy and James
FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS Call to Order and Roll Call
The meeting was called to order and the Chair called the roll. All Board members were present, including Supervisor Elect J. Kevin Mellon and Supervisor Candidate Paul Gordon Feaster. Also in attendance were Cal Teague, the District Manager, Dan Molloy, the Attorney, and Several Residents.
SECOND ORDER OF BUSINESS Oath of Office for Supervisor Elect Seat 5: J. Kevin Mellon
J. Kevin Mellon had been administered the Oath of Office before the meeting.
THIRD ORDER OF BUSINESS Discussion of Board Vacancies: Seat 1 and Seat 3
Chair Dwyer stated that he would like to retain Seat 3.
FOURTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Appointment to Seat 1
Supervisor Mellon nominated Paul Gordon Feaster for Seat 1, and Supervisor Glidden nominated Jeff Wilson for Seat 1. After discussion, Paul Gordon Feaster was appointed for Seat 1.
On MOTION by Chair Dwyer, seconded by Supervisor Mellon, with three in favor and Supervisor Glidden opposed, the Board appointed Paul Gordon Feaster to Seat 1 of the Board of Supervisors of the Clearwater Cay Community Development District.
FIFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Appointment to Seat 3
There was support to retain Don Dwyer as Supervisor for Seat 3.
On MOTION by Vice Chair O’Malley, seconded by Supervisor Glidden, with all in favor, the Board appointed Don Dwyer to Seat 3 of the Board of Supervisors of the Clearwater Cay Community Development District.
Don Dwyer and J. Kevin Mellon were administered the Oath of Office.
SIXTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Board Reorganization: Resolution 2023-02
Don Dwyer was retained as Chair and Patrick O’Malley was retained as Vice Chair.
On MOTION by Supervisor Glidden, seconded by Chair Dwyer, with all in favor, the Board approved Don Dwyer as Chair, Patrick O’Malley as Vice Chair, all other Supervisors as Assistant Secretaries, and all other officers for the Board of Supervisors of the Clearwater Cay Community Development District.
SEVENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Approval of the Agenda
On MOTION by Vice Chair O’Malley, seconded by Supervisor Mellon, with all in favor, the Agenda was approved, as presented.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Audience Comments on Agenda Items
There were no Audience comments on Agenda items.
NINTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Approval of Meeting Minutes
A. Draft Special Continuation Meeting Minutes for November 14, 2022
Chair Dwyer requested that there be no discussions recorded in the minutes, only the actions of the Board.
On MOTION by Supervisor Glidden, seconded by Supervisor Mellon, with all in favor, the Board approved the Draft Special Continuation Meeting Minutes for November 14, 2022, as presented.
TENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Old Business
A. Irrigation Well Pump Installation Update
This project is complete.
ELEVENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS New Business
A. Resident Schulte Requests
i. Roadway and Parking Lot Resurfacing and Repairs Near Building 1
Chair Dwyer stated that this is not the responsibility of the CDD but is the responsibility of the GVCOA.
ii. Removal of Dead Australian Pines on Western Perimeter with Grand Venezia/Install New Privacy Wall or Plantings
On MOTION by Vice Chair O’Malley, seconded by Supervisor Mellon, with all in favor, the Board approved continued discussion with the City of Clearwater concerning the contraction of the Grand Venezia from the District.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS District Manager
A. Proposed Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Schedule
District Manager Teague had included the Budget schedule in the packet.
THIRTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Financial Reports
A. November and December 2022
On MOTION by Supervisor Glidden, seconded by Vice Chair O’Malley, with all in favor, the Board accepted the November and December 2022 Financials, as submitted.
FOURTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Engineer
There was no Engineer report.
FIFTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Attorney
Attorney Molloy stated that he had nothing to report.
SIXTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Supervisor Requests and/or Comments
Chair Dwyer commented on the tax bill, and he stated that there is no longer a debt assessment levied on homeowners, and he explained the manner in which this was established. Attorney Molloy provided clarification on the difference between the ad valorem and non-ad valorem lines on the tax bill, and that the District residents are still obligated to pay operations and management assessments.
Vice Chair O’Malley commented on his purpose for joining the Board of Supervisors, and what the accomplishments have been since he joined the Board.
Supervisor Glidden commented that he agreed with Vice Chair O’Malley’s goals for the Board, and he also stated that he is encouraged that Attorney Molloy is meeting with the City for the good of the District.
Supervisor Elect Feaster asked about the ownership of the property.
SEVENTEETH ORDER OF BUSINESS Audience Comments
Ron Schulte asked what is being proposed to the City. He also asked about the specifics of the ownership of the property, and there was discussion on ownership and the responsibilities of the CDD and the HOA.
EIGHTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned by Chair Dwyer at 6:06 p.m.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: March 23, 2022 at 5:30 PM