Cory Lake Isles Magazine
MEETINGS THIS MONTH CDD Board Meeting October 18th @ 6pm
Revisions Committee October 4th - @ 7pm
Security Committee October 1st @ 7pm
October 9th @ 4:15 pm
October 1st & 15th @ 6pm
CEC (Covenant Enforcement)
October 24th @ 7pm
Meeting times may change! Please visit the official website for CDD & POA meeting notices at
CORY LAKE ISLES CDD Office Hours: **NEW** Monday, Wednesday........................................................... 9 am – 9 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday................................... 9 am – 5 pm Sunday......................................................................................CLOSED Beach Club Hours Monday – Saturday............................................................... 9 am-9 pm Sunday................................................................................ 12 pm-9 pm Pool Hours Daily.. (Please check posted times)................................ 8 am - 6:30 pm Fitness Center Hours Open 24 hours to residents 18 and older. Official Cory Lakes CDD Website: www.corylakescdd.net Envera Customer Service.........................(877) 936-8372 Morris Bridge Gatehouse ........................(813) 986-0030 Cross Creek Gatehouse............................(813) 907-8400 Police Emergency.............................................................................. 911 Fire/Medical Emergency.................................................................... 911 Police Non Emergency....................................................(813) 231-6130 An independent contractor staffs the gates at Cory Lake Isles. They provide access control at the gates 24/7. They are a valuable resource and can advise on security issues; however, they have no law enforcement authority. Any law enforcement or criminal activity should be directed toward the Tampa Police Department that has jurisdiction for Cory Lake Isles.
POINTS OF CONTACT CDD Board Members Jorge Castillo, Chairman email@example.com
Spirit Committee Sabrina Bauld firstname.lastname@example.org
Sudhir (Sid) Shah, Vice Chairman email@example.com
Security Committee AJ Forbes firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Woodards, Assistant Secretary email@example.com
David Burman, Assistant Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org Sheila Haque, Assistant Secretary email@example.com CDD Management Company Wrathell, Hunt & Associates, LLC. Chuck Adams, District Manager 239.464.7114 firstname.lastname@example.org CDD Facilities Manager John Hall C: 813.924.4673 email@example.com CDD Office Administrator Wendy Darby O: 813.986.1031 F: 813.986.1056 firstname.lastname@example.org Events, Graphics and Community Relations Administrant Amanda Schewe O: 813.986.1031 F: 813.986.1056 email@example.com CDD Committee Chairs Landscape/Aquascape/Facilities Committee Stephanie Squires firstname.lastname@example.org
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Anthony Hawkeye email@example.com POA Management Company Maura Lear First Service Residential 2870 Scherer Dr. N. #100 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 P: 813.986.3200 Maura.Lear@FSResidential.com POA Board Members Kevin HIckling, President Kevin.Hickling@CoryLakeIslesPOA. org Dr. Anoop Reddy, Vice President Anoop.Reddy@CoryLakeIslesPOA.org Jimmy Taylor, Secretary Jimmy.Taylor@CoryLakeIslesPOA.org Roya Monfared, Treasurer Roya.Monfared@CoryLakeIslesPOA. org Dr. Amrit Patel, Board Member Amrit.Patel@CoryLakeIslesPOA.org POA Committee Chairs Design Review Committee, Tony LaColla Covenant Enforcement Committee, John Browne Compliance Committee Dennis DiGiacomo Revision Committee Luise Burman KEM MEDIA GROUP 813-501-4894
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CORY LAKE ISLES CDD BOARD INFORMATION MINUTES OF MEETING CORY LAKES CDD A Regular Meeting of the Cory Lakes Community Development District’s Board of Supervisors was held on August 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., at the Cory Lake Beach Club, 10441 Cory Lake Drive, Tampa, Florida 33647.
SUMMARY OF MOTIONS PASSED: The MOTION with all in favor, with all in favor, Johnson Engineering’s recommendation of L.R.E. Ground Services to repair the Cache Bridge and electrical box, in a not-to-exceed amount of $20,708, was approved. The MOTION with all in favor, the July 19, 2018 Board of Supervisors Summary of Motions, Staff Directives, as presented and Regular Meeting Minutes, as amended, the August 6, 2018, Security Committee Meeting Minutes, as presented, and the July 31, 2018 to August 14, 2018 Sunshine Board Online Workshop, as presented, were approved.
OFFICE MANAGER • Forward copies of the amended trifold to Board Members prior to sending it to be printed. • Invite Mr. Vinnie Kudva to the next meeting to discuss logistical concerns prior to the Diwali event in November. • Circulate an announcement alerting residents that the Beach Club will close at 9:00 pm., on Monday and Wednesday nights instead of Tuesday and Thursday nights to ascertain the traffic that is generated.
DISTRICT MANAGER • Mr. Adams to forward the list of items needed in Capri Isles to the Board. • Mr. Adams to contact representatives from Republic Services for a response regarding paver repairs in advance of the September meeting. • Per Mr. Castillo, follow up with Mr. Cory Thomason to obtain a price on the Boat/Trailer Parking parcel in advance of the September meeting.
STAFF DIRECTIVES • Mr. Hall to arrange to have the common areas pressure-washed in Capri Isles. • Contact TECO to obtain a list of locations where light poles will be removed. • Have the M/I Homes sales advertising signs taken down in the community.
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Thursday, October 18th @ 6pm – CDD Board Meeting October 2nd – October 16th 2018 – CDD Online Workshop
NOVEMBER 2018 Thursday, November 15th @ 6pm – CDD Board Meeting October 30th – November 13th 2018 – CDD Online Workshop The workshops will run daily, with 24-hour access, starting at 9am, for the specific dates listed above) until 9pm on the last day for the workshop dates listed. A computer is available during workshop hours for the public to participate at the Cory Lake Isles Guard House (CROSS CREEK) To participate in the online workshop visit corylakescdd. sunshineboard.org
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UPCOMING CDD MEETINGS & ONLINE WORKSHOPS OCTOBER 2018
The CDD Security companies, Envera Next Generation Security and Allied Universal Security, work in conjunction with one another to provide gate access, roving patrol and video surveillance of gates and amenities. Our uniformed Security Officers (SO) at the gate play a vital role as the ‘eyes and ears’ of each and every single vehicle that enters the community; we expect a courteous smile, hand wave or nod to vehicles entering the community through both gates (resident and visitor) and we expect them to follow their company Post Orders as well as tailored procedures specifically for our community. Keep in mind three ways you can update your Envera security profile: Myevera.com-use your unique login, password & PIN to access this user-friendly portal via desktop, laptop or mobile app
(available for Apple and Android products). Contact the Beach Club if you do not have your login information.
Envera customer service-1-877-936-8372 Customer service is available 24-hours to accomplish a variety of requests-updating profile information, adding guests to visitors lists, changing passwords). Add this number to your contacts for easy reference.
Beach Club office staff-813-986-1031 ADDRESSING PROBLEMS We can add guests to visitors list, update phone and email address changes. Below are the top 3 consistent issues; how to avoid and how to correct:
Problem: Long line at the •Visitor Lane Solution: 1) Ensure your primary phone number is up to date; 2) add your guest to your visitor log prior to arrival, reduces 50% of the interaction time by eliminating the need for gate authorization with a phone call; and 3) visitor has proper state issued identification readily available.
Not presenting proper •stateProblem: issued identification Solution: Have identification ready! It’s nearly impossible for SO’s to remember over 940+ resident profiles! Identification is vital for address verification, correct name spelling and deny entry individuals.
Contractors/Vendors •notProblem: allowed entry at certain times
Solution: Per the Post Orders set forth in CDD policy-REMEMBER these authorized work hours and schedule accordingly: Mon-Fri, 7am-7pm; Sat & Sun, 9am-7pm. Holidays, 9am-7pm. ALL work vehicles must leave by 8pm everyday. (For emergencies, i.e. plumber, a/c, internet/phone; contact the gate house and let them know of the emergency so they can properly notate in their report log) KEM MEDIA GROUP 813-501-4894
October, 2018 Plan to beautify your landscape with these tips for what to plant in August and lawn maintenance measures! Excerpts are taken from http://edis. ifas.ufl.edu courtesy of University of Florida IFAS Extension.
What to Plant
Annuals/Bedding plants: Even though temperatures are still warm, begin planting for the cooler months ahead. Dianthus, petunia, and pansy are good annuals for the fall garden. See Annuals: http://edis.ifas.ufl. edu/topic_annual_landscape_plants Bulbs: Plant agapanthus, rain lily, and many varieties of lilies now for blooms next spring or summer. Add organic matter to the planting bed for best results. See Bulbs for Florida: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_ bulbous_flowers Herbs: A wide range of herbs can be planted from seeds or plants this month. Some examples include parsley, cilantro, chives, garlic, and sage. See Herbs: http://edis.ifas. ufl.edu/topic_herbs
What to Do
Lawn weeds: Control winter weeds in lawns before they appear. Preemergence herbicides must be applied at the right time to be effective. Apply when nighttime temperatures are 55°F–60°F for 4–5 days. Avoid "weed and feed" products. See Lawn Weeds:http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_lawn_ weeds Ornamental trees and shrubs: Fertilize plants that are not performing as desired. Controlled-release fertilizer provides nutrients over a longer period of time. See Nutrient Deficiencies (Landscape Plants): http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_nutrient_ deficiencies_landscape_plants
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CORY LAKE ISLES Security Committee Local Tampa Police Department Information: District II 9330 N. 30th Street, Tampa, FL 33612, Ph: (813) 931-6500 FREQUENTLY CALLED NUMBERS
Police Non Emergency: 813-231-6130 Code Enforcement: 813-274-5545 Animal Control: 813-744-5660 (domestic cat/dog ONLY) Solid Waste: 813-348-1112 Crisis Center: 2-1-1
CORY LAKES CDD & THE SUNSHINE LAW The Sunshine Law The Florida Sunshine Law, established in 1995, is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to the public records of government bodies in Florida. Public records include all documents, papers, letters, maps, books, tapes, photographs, films, sound recordings, data processing software, or other material, regardless of physical form or characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received pursuant to law to ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by any agency. WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU Since the Cory Lakes Community Development District (CDD) is a governmental agency, it is governed by the Sunshine Law and subject to public requests. All residents that register with the Cory Lake Page 6 • OCTOBER 2018
CDD COMMITTEE NEWS HALLOWEEN SAFETY
*Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury.
On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year.
please email Sheryl to be added to the Neighborhood Watch Distribution List. This is your way of knowing about issues, notifying your team if you have an alert to pass along, or want to attend Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: @CoryLakeIslesNW Twitter: @CLI_NW Security Newsletter: https://tinyurl.com/ yakthtzs
1. Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers and, if possible, choose light colors. Since masks can sometimes obstruct a child’s vision, try non-toxic face paint and makeup whenever possible. 2. Have kids use glow sticks or flashlights to help them see and be seen by drivers. Notify your Neighborhood Watch Coordinator, Sheryl Springer: email@example.com if you are interested in keeping on top of safety and security happenings in the community, Isles’ CDD is asked to provide an email address to 1) use for official CDD communication regarding community events, notifications and reminders, 2) establish initial resident profile with Envera Next Generation Security. If there is ever an official public records request for homeowners information, including email addresses, an email address can be subject to such request. If you wish to remove your email address from our records, please contact the CDD office. Please note: If you do not have a registered e-mail address on file, you will no longer receive community e-mails. The e-mail address you have on file with MyEnvera is NOT subject to a public records request. If you wish to change the e-mail you have on file with MyEnvera, simply log-in to your account and update your information. Please contact the Beach Club for any questions regarding your email address For all things CDD, please visit
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New Tampa Family Takes Stand for Mental Health Awareness Not long ago, New Tampa was home to a terrible tragedy that inspired a remarkable personal movement for a local family. On March 28, 2017, Chris and Lisa Acierno lost their only daughter, Hailey, due to mental illness. Hailey, who was only 17 years old, took her own life after a long struggle with mental illness, leaving behind a grieving family and community. Chris and Lisa took time to mourn. But soon, this New Tampa family would take their sorrow – which will never leave them – and turned it into action by creating Hailey’s Voice of Hope, a not for profit foundation created for charitable and educational purposes. The central organizing purpose of Hailey’s Voice of Hope is to raise awareness for mental illness and prevent suicide; erase the stigma on mental illness that prevents so many from seeking treatment; raise funds to support organizations with similar purposes; and educate others on mental illness. If you want to learn more about Hailey’s Voice of Hope, you can visit their website at: https://haileysvoice.com/ Mental illness is something that is present in every single family. Your family. Your neighbor’s family. And my family. No family is untouched from emotional challenges. All of us, no matter how strong we may appear on the outside, are vulnerable to anxiety, depression and isolation, and some of us take the hits that come in life harder than the rest. In our own country, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death. Each year, about 45,000 Americans take their own life, and for every suicide, there are 25 attempts. And for many different groups, there are even more acute statistics. The suicide rate among veterans is 30 per 100,000 people,
compared with the civilian rate of 14 per 100,000. And our youth – like young Hailey – continue to take their own lives, as suicide is the 2ndleading cause of death among people ages 10 to 24. Ernest Hemingway once wrote that “the world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places.” Former United States Senator Max Cleland, a decorated Vietnam veteran who lost three limbs while serving in Vietnam, chose to title his memoirs “Strong at the Broken Places” after this famous and instructive line. Senator Cleland, a man who had sustained tremendous loss while serving our country, lost a re-election he thought he had “in the bag” in 2002 and suddenly, after having served for six years as a United States Senator, found himself battling emotional conditions he thought he had tamed decades ago. Soon, Senator Cleland returned to the very place where he had his wounds taken care of 35 years before – Walter Reed Hospital, this time for treatment of post-traumatic stress syndrome and acute depression. He did not want to go on with life, having had his depression triggered by this loss. Eventually, with the right treatment, Senator Cleland would find recovery and hope again. The lesson with Senator Max Cleland – a war hero who left three limbs behind in the fields of the Vietnam War and who would confront the emotional demons of depression 35 years later – is that none of us are exempt from depression, anxiety or isolation. And there is no time limit on when your past can come back to cause depression. There is no “statute of limitations” on depression or PTSD. It can come back months later, or 35 years later, thanks to a trigger. We are all at-risk for this. We begin to confront mental illness by being honest about our own humanity and our own family’s experiences and history. Be a peacemaker and bridge builder in your community who helps your brothers and sisters be strong in broken places. And do not forget those families – like the Acierno family of New Tampa – who hope and pray for a more empathetic community.
• Rummage Sale – Saturday October 6th in the Beach Club parking lot. We will host our semi-annual fall rummage sale from 8am12pm. This event is advertised and is open to the public. The entire parking lot is sectioned into 60 spaces that are assigned to residents to sell their goods. This is a great way to declutter and get some cash! The Good Will Donation truck (tennis court parking lot) will be on site from 10am – 3pm to accept donations. NOTE**Parking lot for the gym and Beach Club will be closed on 10/06/18 from 6am-1pm** • Fall Festival- Saturday November 3rd on the Activities Field. We will have bounce houses, games, food for purchase and more! This year the spirit committee will be hosting their 2nd annual Veterans day car show along side our Fall Festival. Be on the look out for more information! Page 8 • OCTOBER 2018
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CORY LAKE ISLES
POA NEWS INFORMATION
Property Owners Association Board of Directors Welcome New Residents If you are new to our community, the Board of Directors would like to welcome you to Cory Lake Isles by inviting you to the next POA Board Meeting to meet the Board of Directors and meet other members of our community.
Property Rentals There has been an influx of properties being offered on a short-term basis including nightly, weekly, and even individual rooms being rented. This violation of the covenants has led to rentals where loud all-night partying is happening, renters are parking on their neighbors’ grass and breaking irrigation lines, and party goers entering a neighbors’ yard.
Slow down The speed limit in Cory Lake Isles is 25 MPH, the POA is utilizing a mobile device to record speeding throughout the community. Citations fines will be sent out in the same fashion as property violations. Lawns, Landscaping, and Tree Trimming In an effort to maintain the appearance level of our community, the POA will be enforcing the standards by ‘force service’ mowing, edging, trimming and trimming trees of properties that refuse or ignore their responsibilities to maintain their properties.
Covenant Changes In a survey to the community 92% of respondents stated that they felt the covenants needed revisions. The POA will be asking the community to vote for a change to our covenants in the coming months. Currently the covenants require 51% of the 960 homes to vote in favor of a change which has created hardship in making required changes because only about 500 homeowners are even active in voting or reading e-mails sent from the POA. The goal is to strengthen the rights of our homeowners and not to weaken the standards that we expect. Some of the aspects that need to change are: • Stronger short-term rental rules to prohibit advertising/renting homes by the night or the week. • Address the policy for covenant change to be reflective of majority of those casting a vote. • Fix conflicting information within the documents and also create consistent rules between documents such as the Design Review Committee Manual, Bylaws, and the Covenants. Thank you for allowing us to serve you. Property Owners Association Board of Directors Page 10 • OCTOBER 2018
August Inspections Number of Inspections........................................ 753 Number of ‘No infractions noticed’..................... 595 Number of ‘Infractions’....................................... 158
Top 5 Infractions Bins – Improper Storage...................................... 36 Bins – Left Outside.............................................. 11 Driveway – Acceptable material / color................ 11 Driveway – Weeds in pavers................................. 9 House – Paint – Condition.................................. 9 The POA has been sending e-mail notifications of inspection results including notifications of ‘no infractions noticed’ are sent if a homeowner has provided an e-mail address to the association.
POA Official Website: www.CoryLakeIslesPOA.org Thank you for allowing us to serve you. Property Owners Association Board of Directors
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