Merifield Acres Landowners’ Association, April 8, 2014 Board of Directors’ Meeting Minutes

Call to Order was at: 7:00 PM


Board Members: Rick Baldwin, Butch Cheatham, Chris Crouse, Andy Ferguson, Carolyn Ferguson, Mike Gupton, FJ Hale, David Hammer, Annie Hensley, Kevin Hensley, Scott Jeffrey, Cindy Meadows, Jim Monaco, Bill Smith, John Stinson, Dewitt Vanarsdale, Alan Weyman

Resident Guests: Ken Catlett, Ben Jackson, Sambo Lewis

Approval of Minutes
from the February 2014 Meeting (posted on was without dissent or correction

Treasurer’s Report
Chair Annie Hensley reported the checking account has $85,144.42; CD $83,925.61; and investment $128,103.67.

Old Business
President’s Comments – Chris Crouse had nothing special to announce.
Secretary’s Report – Nola Adler was absent and sent no report.

Open Forum
No one brought forward anything.

Committee Reports
Appearance and Beautification
Chair Butch Cheatham reported he is continuing to battle weeds and debris, and appreciates everyone’s assistance with these matters.

Architectural Committee Report
Chair Kevin Hensley reported: “Since my last report, three requests were submitted to the Committee for review and they were approved. They were for two sheds and one deck. No requests for approval are currently under review. No issues or complaints are currently being investigated by the Committee.”

Chair FJ Hale had nothing to report.

Common Areas and Facilities
Chair Jim Monaco had nothing to report.

Deer Control
Chair Scott Diamond had nothing to report.

Roads and Maintenance
Chair Mike Gupton reported he is working with contractors on getting bids for road repairs.

Chair David Hammer had nothing to report.

Chair Kathy Diamond was not present and provided no report.


Acting Chair Nola Adler was not present and provided no report.

Cindy Meadows had nothing to report.

Chair Nola Adler was not present and provided no report.

There is currently no chair.

New Business
FJ Hale shared a letter he received from Mecklenburg County Attorney Russell Slayton about the Laura Davis Foote house, that an additional court hearing is not necessary. MALA was awarded the relief it sought, and is entitled to exercise the rights awarded August 17, 2010. He (Slayton) advised Harrison Jamison to not become involved in the matter.

Adjournment was at: 7:45 PM