What Does It Mean To Be On The Board?
The election of Board members occurs at the annual Homeowners meeting. This year's meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Ballots will be mailed to all homeowners soon. If you are interested in serving on the Board, the deadline to submit your information for the ballot is Friday, February 6. For more information please read the Q & A below and/or call a Board member, or McMaster Drake.
When elected to serve on the Hamptons Board of Directors you make a two-year commitment to serve the best interests of the Hamptons Condominium Association. Board members attend all board and homeowners meetings, are responsible in their research, decision making and management of association finances and the maintenance of the entire community.
The current Board of Directors encourages homeowners to consider serving on the Board of Directors. It will give you unique insight and a better understanding and appreciation of decisions made to benefit our entire community.
Some answers to common questions about serving on the Board:
Q: How much time must I commit to serving on the Board?
A: Each term is two years. Time spent will vary month to month. Time commitments range from 6 – 15 hours per month. This includes time spent in meetings and on meeting preparations, phone calls and/or communicating by e-mail, and time spent on a group and individual basis walking the property and staying up-to-date on what’s happening in the community.
Q: Are Board members paid money for their service?
A: No. Board members are volunteers who do not receive compensation for their service.
Q: What are the Board positions?
A: The Board of Directors positions are: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Director-at-Large. Positions are determined each year following the board elections. New board members take on supporting positions for the first year of their two-year term.
Q: Do I need to have any specific experience to run for the Board?
A: Generally speaking, no. At the same time, it is helpful to have a complement of skills, experience and interests among the Board members. Some of the skills/experience considered valuable include: customer service, communication, organization, critical and strategic thinking, finance, research, project management.
Q: I am interested in serving on the Board but have questions, with whom should I speak?
A: Contact one of the current Board members and/or McMaster Drake. We’d be happy to speak with you.
Q: I would like to serve on the Board. How can I become a member of the Board?
A: Contact McMaster Drake. Sarah will provide you with a brief questionnaire to complete and will explain the balloting and election procedure. The deadline to submit the questionnaire and be added to the ballot is Friday, February 6.
Keep Our Community Clean
Garbage (regular trash and/or recyclables) should be placed in the appropriate bins for weekly pickup, and bins should be securely closed.
Excess items should be bagged or otherwise secured to prevent trash from falling out onto our driveways and streets or being wind-blown through the community.
Our waste removal service, Veolia, does not pick up loose or scattered trash/garbage. Please help keep our community clean!