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Wedgewood Homeowners’ Association, Inc. Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions Advisory Committee Status Rev 3,

Wedgewood Homeowners’ Association, Inc. Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions Advisory Committee Status Rev 3, Dated February 7, 2018 1

Committee Members Updated 01 -24 -2018 • Bob Vellante, Chairman, r. vellante@verizon. net, 813

Committee Members Updated 01 -24 -2018 • Bob Vellante, Chairman, r. [email protected] net, 813 -634 -2197 • Bob Bauer, [email protected] com, 813 -634 -7284 • Rick Chilson, rrchilson [email protected] com, • Dave Gilberg, david. [email protected] com, 813 -922 -4140 • Gloria Smith, glomike [email protected] com, 813 -633 -3390 • Laurie Stevenson, [email protected] net, 954 -401 -5957 • Ken Thoman, [email protected] net, 813 -633 -1481 Committee is comprised of fair, reasonable, and dedicated members that have the well-being of the community in mind. 2

Committee Goals • Review entire Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, Article by Article, and

Committee Goals • Review entire Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, Article by Article, and advise the Board of Directors whether each is/should be: • • OK, as is Deleted in it’s entirety Deleted in part Modified. • Recommend new, added Articles/Sections, if appropriate • Upon completion of our review, recommend whether to amend the Declarations or to “Repeal and Replace” • Educate/inform the Community of any recommended deletions, modifications, and/or additions Any and all revisions/modifications of language will be left to our lawyers. We need to communicate our intent. 3

Process • Review the existing Declarations in its entirety • Regularly brief the Board

Process • Review the existing Declarations in its entirety • Regularly brief the Board on the committee’s progress • Periodically compare our status to LEW’s mark-up of Wedgewood Covenants as well as Verona Covenants • Communicate committee meetings & progress via our website/email • Upon completion of our review, apprise the Homeowners via an informational meeting • Determine, via straw vote, whether the homeowners agree or disagree with our recommendations • Once homeowner concurrence is apparent, request our lawyers to draft new language, as appropriate. • Request legal advice relative to conflicts with Florida Law, if any • Ensure the lawyer’s language meets with the intent of the Homeowners, Committee, and Board • Prepare formal document for Community vote 4

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Time Line for Success 5

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Time Line for Success 5

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Progress Report 6

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Progress Report 6

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Progress Report (continued) 7

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Progress Report (continued) 7

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Progress Report (continued) 8

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Progress Report (continued) 8

Next Steps Updated 01 -24 -2018 • Solicit 6 Committee Members • Diversified backgrounds

Next Steps Updated 01 -24 -2018 • Solicit 6 Committee Members • Diversified backgrounds • Mix of older/newer community members • Mix of full-time and part-time residents • Establish Committee meeting dates and time • Wednesdays, beginning January 10, 2018 at 6: 30 PM in the Armstrong Room • Frequency of meetings (weekly/bi-weekly) TBD based on progress ongoing • Determine time-line of events • Create separate page on our Website (Wedgewood 1. com) for Committee minutes, updates, status, etc. • Review the Covenants and have prepared comments/recommendations prior to each meeting. This preparation will speed things along. • Regularly brief the Board on the committee’s progress 9

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Next Steps (cont) • Homeowners’ Informational Meeting Requirements • •

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Next Steps (cont) • Homeowners’ Informational Meeting Requirements • • Prepare Presentation Material Prepare Meeting Notification Letter Determine Time(s), Date(s), and Place(s) for Meeting Notify HOA via US Mail ($50. 40) • 84 copies of letter @ 10 cents/page = $8. 40 • 84 envelopes/postage @ 50 cents = $42. 00 • Print Copies for Meeting ($1, 008. 00) • Presentation Material – roughly 50 slides w/color @. 15/page = $630. 00 • Mark up of Covenants showing recommended changes – roughly 30 pages w/color @. 15/page = $378. 00 • Solicit Unanimous Board Support for Proposed Recommendations 10

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Action Items • 12/13/2017 • • Get copies of Wedgewood

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Action Items • 12/13/2017 • • Get copies of Wedgewood 2 Covenants for comparison purposes Get copies of Wedgewood 3 Covenants for comparison purposes Get a copy of Greenbriar’s Covenants. (POC identified by Rick Chilson) Schedule a CA facility to hold our meetings (Atrium Armstrong Room*) • 01/10/2018 • • Add a Table of Contents to the recommended Declaration Ensure Declaration’s text is consistent with any revised definitions Get 2 copies of Red Book for committee members Reference the Plat # for common property • 01/24/2018 • Add a definition for “Tenant(s)” • Confirm the chapter & section that governs our HOA *Every Wednesday, 6: 30 -8: 30 PM, from 1/10/18 thru 3/28/18. Exception: On 3/14/18, we’re in the Palm Room 11

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Questions - Answers • (Q) What are the logistic ramifications

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Questions - Answers • (Q) What are the logistic ramifications of correcting the spelling of “Wedgewood” to “Wedgwood”? (A) “Wedgewood” is spelled as intended, and is used throughout the USA. Changing the spelling would require legal research to ensure “Wedgwood” is legally useable. If it is, it would require changing all our governing documents, refilling of same, changing our bank accounts, IRS filings, etc. This would be a very costly endeavor. (thanks to Gerri Garretson for her inputs) • (Q) What are the legal ramifications of changing Wedgewood from “Inc. ” to a “LLC”? (This question was raised by resident Arne Goldklang) (A) It is a legal opinion from a friend of a committee member that HOA’s need to be a Florida Corporation and no other legal entity. Section 720. 301 (9) provides that a “Homeowners’ association” or “association” means a Florida corporation responsible for the operation…. The statute specifically says “corporation” and doesn’t mention other kinds of legal entities. Section 720. 302 (1) provides that “The purposes of this chapter are to give statutory recognition to corporations not for profit (which we are) that operate residential communities in this state, to provide procedures for operating homeowner’ associations, and to protect the rights of association members without unduly impairing the ability of such associations to perform their functions. Finally, Section 720. 303 (1) provides that “An association which operates a community as defined in s, 720. 301 must be operated by an association that is a Florida corporation. ” Nothing in the statutes provides any wiggle room on the type of entity appropriate for an HOA; it must be a Florida corporation. 12

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Questions – Answers (continued) • (Q) Is the Statute relative

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Questions – Answers (continued) • (Q) Is the Statute relative to Article I, Section 2 Statute 3. 01? (A) This question is still being researched. • (Q) Is common property taxed by Hillsborough County? (A) It is, but since the appraised value of our common property is zero, there are no taxes assessed. • (Q) Is the property behind Berry Roberts lake common property? (A) It is. Unsaleable areas of Wedgewood were deeded to the association as taxable common property. This property is designated as “Tract A”, which includes the dry lake (has never held water, is overgrown with natural brush, is part of the county storm drainage system, and must remain in its’ natural state), the Berry Roberts Lake and the Wetland Conservation Area extending back to the creek, plus the area around the pumping station and the Wedgewood sign. • (Q) Does the CA have limits relative to the number of people residing in a home (ref. Article I, Section 12)? (A) This is yet to be determined and remains unanswered. 13

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Questions – Answers (continued) • (Q) Can Wedgewood legally limit

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Questions – Answers (continued) • (Q) Can Wedgewood legally limit the number of permanent occupants within a home? (A) Article I, Section 12 defines “Family” as “one or more persons each related to the other by blood, marriage, or legal adoption, or a group of not more than three (3) persons not all so related, together with domestic servants if any, maintaining a common household in a Unit. ” There currently does not appear to be a limit. A recommendation to limit permanent occupants to two (2) per bedroom is being considered by this committee. • (Q) What does “artificial entity” mean as contained in the definition of “Person” (ref. Article I, Section 17)? (A) According to Quinbee’s legal definition, an “artificial entity” is “An organization, such as a corporation or limited liability company, that is created by statute, in contrast to a natural person. ” • (Q) What is an appropriate grace period for delinquent payments? LEW had recommended 60 -90 days. What would our lawyer recommend (ref. Article III, Section 3 (a) (ii))? (A) Rather than consult our lawyer, the Advisory Committee will recommend a 60 day grace period at which time a reminder notice will be sent. Following a 90 day period, the Board may take legal action as deemed necessary. 14

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Community Inputs • David Hanson (01 -06 -18)- Pointed out

Updated 01 -24 -2018 Community Inputs • David Hanson (01 -06 -18)- Pointed out a FCC compliance concern relative to outdoor television antennas (ref Article III, Section 4, paragraph a, xii). • Arne Goldklang (01 -10 -18) – Suggested that Wedgewood Owners’ Association, Inc. become an LLC to protect residents against law suits. • Sharon Buckels (01 -22 -18) – Questioned changing “homeowner” to “resident” in Article III, Sections 3, 3(a)(i), and 3(a)(ii). Also suggested defining “Tenant(s)”. 15

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Meeting Attendance Record 16

Updated 02 -07 -2018 Meeting Attendance Record 16