1. Meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. Joyce Owens greeted those in attendance and led the pledge of allegiance. The officers introduced themselves to the membership: Joyce Owens, president; Doreen Thornton, vice-president; Bryce Acer, treasurer; David Crawford, co-secretary; Diane Hughes, beautification comm.; Stephen Crager, architectural & covenants comm; James Moore & Dave Hughes, roads comm. Twenty-nine people attended the meeting.

2. Financial. The full financial report was not available for this meeting. Joyce Owens said that the Association has approximately $27,000. A full report will be available for our December meeting.

3. Beautification. Diane Hughes was recognized and thanked for the continuing upgrades to the entrance at Long Leaf and US 17. In response to a question, she reported that Pender County was contacted, but will NOT pick up the debris from Hurricane Dorian. Dave Hughes said he will asked NC DOT if they will pick up.

4. Roads. Dave Hughes will cover road issues for Section I; James Moore with cover those for Section II. Different part of DOT respond to specific problems. If individuals choose to contact DOT, he can provide names and numbers. A resident from Dolphin Circle asked about the missing stop sign and street sign for Dolphin. Dave will pursue this with DOT.

5. Update from Carolina Water Service (CWS). Joyce Owens distributed copies of a letter received from CWS in June. A copy is also posted on the BPOA website (belvederepropertyowners.com). In short, they have decided that installing water softening equipment at the well sites is prohibitively expensive.

6. New Business. (A) Several residents complained of debris from the golf course that is affecting their enjoyment of their properties. Options were offered from ask golf course staff to remove the debris to guerrilla removals by affected neighbors. No consensus was reached.

(B) A resident offered to start a Facebook page for BPOA. Further discussion, clarification of the offer, and details will be sought from the resident.

7. Next General Meeting will be Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30 at Hampstead Library.

8. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.


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Dave & Marisa Crawford