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Q- Where do we find the Bylaws, C&Rs, Articles of Incorporation, and other governing documents for Sunset Lakes HOA?
A- These documents should be provided by the seller of the property at closing. If they were not or have been lost, they can be found in the Public and Private Documents sections of this site.
Q - In the event of a conflict in documents, what is the order of precedence for an HOA in Florida?
A – Generally, the order of precedence is Florida State Statutes, Declarations of Covenants & Restrictions, Articles, Bylaws, Guidelines and Rules. However, there is an exception to where if the lower law is more restrictive, then the lower law will typically prevail.
Q- Where do I find a map of Sunset Lakes?
A- Maps of both Sunset Lakes and Island Estates are found in the Public and Private Documents sections of this site. Note these are not to scale and cannot be used for legal purposes.
Q - Who should I contact if I need to clarify or address a situation about the HOA?
A - Either the property management company or the board. Please be patient. Our community is large and at times responses may take longer than the 48 hour goal when contacting the Board. The contact email for the board is firstname.lastname@example.org. See the Management tab for information about the property manager contact.
Q- What is the difference between the Board of Directors and the Property Management Company?
A- HOA Board of Directors
The role and responsibility of the Board of Directors (BOD) of a homeowners association is stated in Florida Statute 720.3015 and the associations Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Covenants and Restrictions, and other rules and guidelines. The BOD has a fiduciary relationship to the members (homeowners) who are served by the association. They oversee maintenance of the common areas of the community, manage the budget, and work with the management company to monitor and enforce compliance with the governing documents, rules, and guidelines.
Property Management Company (Management tab of this website)
Since HOAs are governed by boards that consist of community members that perform their duties on a volunteer basis, many HOAs turn to a professional third-party management firm to help cover their large scope of responsibilities. In a broad sense, an HOA management company should be responsible for:
· Serving as primary homeowner point of contact
· Guiding and consulting with the board of directors to fulfill their duties
· Executing the decisions, directives, and policies approved by the board of directors
· Administrative Services
· Accounts Receivable Management
· Site Management
· Accounting Services
· Compliance inspections and reports
Q- When are assessments due?
A- Assessments are due by January 1 and July 1 each year. See the Association website, Management tab for additional information.
Q- For hurricanes, how do we find the Brevard County Emergency Preparedness info?
A- Hurricane preparedness tab has County EOC and National Weather Service links and additional HOA information.
Q- In the event of a non-violent emergency, who should we call?
A- The non-violent contact for the Brevard County Sheriff's Department is 321-633-7162. Our Property Manager should also be notified, as well as the board at email@example.com.
NEW GATE REMOTES
If you missed picking up your two free remotes or need additional remotes/RFID stickers, we will have them available at the Annual Membership Meeting at Divine Mercy in Merritt Island on February 7, 2023 at 7:00 pm. l.. Click Here for Requirements
Continue to use the old remotes until the new gate system is installed in mid-February.
Sunset Lakes Sewage Lift Station
Repairs to the sewage lift station by the Sunset Lakes entrance is expected to commence the week of February 6, 2023. Repairs include replacement of two pumps and a discharge line by the station.