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Table 1.1: Biscayne Point Homeowners Association

Association Name:

 

 Biscayne Point Homeowners Association, BPHA

Area:

 

The Island of Biscayne Point is West of 77th Street and Hawthorne Avenue

Contact:

 

 Lucero Levy, President,  Ted Berman, Vice President
 

Lucero Levy, President, at luware@aol.com, Tel. 786-252-7303. Ted Berman, Vice President, ted@tedbermanllc.com, Tel. 305-205-7809. BPHA's Website address: http://www.biscaynepointer.net/

Membership Requirements:

Any property of that portion of the area known as Biscayne Point Island, West of the first canal parallel to and immediately East of Noremac Avenue, shall be eligible for active voting membership.  Any non owner resident of same area may also be a member but shall not have voting privilages or hold office.  Annual dues shall be in the amount determined by the Board and payable on the first day of each calendar year.  Members who fail to pay their dues on or before February 15 shall loose their rights of membership, including that of voting or holding office.

 

Meeting Schedule/Calendar:

General:  There shall be a General Meeting each calendar year in the month of October or November.  This meeting shall be for the purpose of hearing the Annual Report of the President, the Report of the Treasurer and taking final action on the reports and recommendations of various committees.  Committee Reports shall be provided to the Board in written form prior to the meeting.

Board:  The Board will hold a minimum of six(6) meetings each year,  Meetings shall be called by the President or upon the request of at least three (3) members of the Board.  Homeowners shall be informed of the meetings.

Committee:  Each Committee Chairperson shall schedule and hold meetings necessary to meet the goals of the committee.  Meetings may be accomplished through telephone, email, or other electronic devices.

Special:  The President or any three(3) members of the Board may call a Special Meeting after reasonable notice specifying need.

A quorum shall consist of at least five (5) members of the Board for the transaction of business.  Approval of motions shall require 75% majority vote.  All meetings shall be scheduled at least five (5) days in advance, with the exceptionof any emergency or By-Laws Revision Meeting.  All meetings shall be conducted in accordance with Roberts Rules of Order.

By-Laws:  the Board shall appoint a By-Laws Committee when the need arises.  The Board must approve Amendments and Revisions to the By-Laws before they are submitted to the general membership.

 

Mission of Association:

To enhance the safety, welfare and quality of life; promote communication, and social  civic activities for the residents and homeowners of Biscayne Point; by ensuring that their needs and desires are represented within the community and government.

 

Summary of Accomplishments:

The BPHA has been representing our island to ensure our share of funded neighborhood improvements, better security, and utility upgrades.  During the past years, we have discussed many of our residents' concerns with representatives from the City Commission, the Mayor's Office, County Officers, City Planners, Miami Beach Police, etc.  The BPHA is involved with various proposals concerning out neighborhood improvements.  In addition, the BPHA funds our Block Party and Halloween Howl, which help bring our island neighbors together.  The BPHA provides police patrols during Halloween and other events